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Visitor Reviews - Machrihanish Caravan And Camping Park

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Machrihanish Caravan And Camping Park
East Trodigal
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 54 Reviews
              9/10 from 54 Reviews

Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes Caravan Storage Storage  Statics for Hire 

Reviews:  54 in total, now showing 25 to 30                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: July 2011 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Doryguy 1 review from this member

Just back from spending a glorious weekend weather wise at this site, its awesome, all previous reviews have got it correct, well maintained, very clean, toilets immaculate, shop good, and chris and dave are very friendly and helpful, loved the campers caravan where you can go and chill, watch tv, play music and even have a coffee and a snack, a very nice thought for campers if weather tended to be bad, excellant price for a camping pitch, less than 10 per night, lovely views of the coastline and islands, will be back and no hesitation in saying that. So here's to chris and dave, 'many thanks' for having such a site, its brilliant

Date of Visit: May 2011 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Monsterness 2 reviews from this member

Great site Dave and Chris never even bother to chase you for your money just park where you want if not busy.

Very very clean even have a static caravan for people in tents to use to cook watch tv etc

good walks along the beach good for dogs, you can walk for miles along the beach, just duck on the first tee as you walk under the tee to the golf course

a very dog friendly site

have been 3 years on the trot, will stop over again in 2012,

Also has a dog run and a nice fishing spot on the stream

Thanks for a great time as usual see you soon

Date of Visit: September 2010 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Dot P 474 reviews from this member

Just to add our agreement that this site is lovely.

Clean, tidy, well spaced out pitches. Facilities very clean.

15.50 for 2 people with hookup very reasonable and the little shop on site had a few basics we had forgotten to bring. No shop in the village but Cambletown is only a short drive away and Tesco there sells everything you need.

Try for a pitch with a view over the sea - marvellous looking out over the Paps of Jura. In the village we walked along the sea shore and saw several seals within 20 ft on the rocks.

The owners were really friendly and couldn't do enough to help - but weren't at all intrusive.

The location of the site is one of the best we have found on our travels and the site itself is a real credit to the owners.

We would stay again and highly recommend

Date of Visit: August 2010 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Odds 1 review from this member

Spent 7 days here instead of the planned 5. Our first camping trip, so I can't compare it to other sites. All I can say is, if Carlsberg made camp sites they would all be this good. Pitch size you could put a terraced house on. Toilet/showers always clean, sinks for washing pots with washing up liquid provided, family room with nappies in it. I hope the rest of the sites I visit are as nice as this one. If you do decide to visit here, I bet you will be back, it's that nice.

As far as the midges are concerned that people have mentioned, we only experienced them on the day we were leaving, but that was obviously down to the weather conditions, as we had just spent seven days there midge free.

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!

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