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Visitor Reviews - Machrihanish Caravan And Camping Park

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Machrihanish Caravan And Camping Park
East Trodigal
Machrihanish
Campbeltown
Argyll   (Browse area)
PA28 6PT   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01586 810366

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Pitches: 50 pitches and Wigwams for Hire from 10 per night
Open: Feb Till Oct And Dec

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 50 Reviews
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Date of Visit: August 2010 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: David HOPE 8 reviews from this member

This is a fantastic site. It has small but adequate and very clean toilets. The Wash up facilities are good as is the Dishwash room. There are lines to dry clothes and a small shop/info room. We had kayaks and managed to get down the river from the site to the sea. Bit shallow in parts but a great expedition for the kids. Very good beaches and seas nearby. You can swim with seals if you are quiet as well. They were in the small coves by the headland about 5 minutes walk away. There are excellent Golf courses if you are into that. Its a quiet site about 15 minutes drive to Campbell town which has everything you need. It does take a long time to get there from most places but you can't have everything. Very cheap as well poss due to its remoteness.

Date of Visit: June 2010 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Chops58 21 reviews from this member

Other reviewers have summed up this site accurately. It is beautifully quiet, spotlessly clean and well kept, by Dave and Chris who are so helpful and friendly. The sunsets are divine and the constant wind keeps the midges away. Tranquil is a word that describes our two week holiday there. We did travel around the peninsula and saw the sights and beautiful scenery, we also took the afternoon cruise to Islay which was very enjoyable if you like boats - which we do!

Mostly though we spent our time on the rocks overlooking the sea watching the cormorants drying their wings, the gannets diving and seals basking in the sunshine - not forgetting the otter. We also saw the otter several times in the stream next to the site. The bird observatory on the rocks in Machrihanish is well worth a visit too. There is one pub in the village that serves good food, but no shops, the nearest are in Campbeltown, which is like stepping back in time - marvellous!

Date of Visit: July 2010 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: SHR60 3 reviews from this member

Visited this site for the second time this summer and all I can say is the drive is well worth it! Site is very well looked after. Our kids loved the crazy golf and playing football even when it rained they went fishing in the river at the bottom of the garden.

Beach is a 5 min walk away and is stunning! Campbeltown swimming pool is a must, great value for money we spent a full morning in there when it rained.

Toilets and showers are well maintained and clean. Great to see a warden going round the site a 11pm to ensure the site is all quiet! Kids already asking when we can go back! Kids want to give this site 10 out of 10!

Date of Visit: June 2010 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Sharvale 4 reviews from this member

We have just spent 5 lovely days at the site and it is a credit to the owners. The campers caravan is a fabulous idea I only wish other campsites were as considerate, free use of ice blocks, TV and microwave available. Everything was spotlessly clean. I would highly recommend it and we hope to go back in the future.

If you go to the Mull of Kintyre lighthouse be ready for an energetic walk back up the hill! Davaar island worth a visit at low tide, check with the Tourist Information Centre in Campbeltown for safe crossing times as there is only a 6 hour window each day.

Caradale beach worth a visit watch for the small signs for the beach in Caradale village, you drive through a couple of farmers gates but access is allowed and you come to a lovely shallow beach as good as any in the Caribbean.

Date of Visit: June 2010 Unit:  Trailer Tent Rating:
Reviewer: J9 Camper 1 review from this member

Our first visit to this campsite and hopefully not our last. Great site and very friendly staff. Toilets were always clean. Free hot showers and a great disabled / family shower room for people with small children or disabled.

Site was superb with views over to Jura and the sunsets were simply stunning. Site is designed with some small dunes to protect from onshore breezes - of which there were a few - but the upside is that this means no midgies!

Campeltown is only 5 miles away and the new Aqualibrium combines a pool with an on-site library to provide entertainment on a wet day. The site also has a number of wooden wigwams which look like a lot of fun and we may try them next time around.

You are right next to a 3 mile sandy beach and world standard golf course. The pub in Machrihanish is good but pricey.

Date of Visit: May 2010 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: IDryburgh 1 review from this member

This is our third visit to this site and yet again we were not disappointed. The people who visit here are so friendly and we have always made new friends here.

The campsite toilets are always clean & well kept. The wee shop on the site is great but we would love to have bought our newspapers there. The sunset at night time is spectacular and the beach is awesome.

Midges virtually nil cause of the slight breeze. We will be back yet again to this very friendly site.

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