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Visitor Reviews - Oban Caravan & Camping Park

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Oban Caravan & Camping Park
Gallanachmore Farm
Gallanach Road
Argyll   (Browse area)
PA34 4QH   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: +44 01631 562425

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Pitches: 150
Open: April 1st To October 10th

Rating: Average Review Score: 7/10 from 107 Reviews
              7/10 from 107 Reviews

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Date of Visit: August 2011 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Babywhale 20 reviews from this member

The site is in a stunningly beautiful setting about 3 miles south of Oban. The road to the site is quite narrow so take care if you're in a van or towing something.

There are two main fields for camping within the site as well as an overspill field at the site entrance. We camped in the lower field within the main site.

Two visits. One in early July and one in early august 2011. A big contrast between the visits. The first was great. Very few units around and it was easy to pitch anywhere. In fact there is no formal system for pitching, you just take a spot. This proved difficult on the second visit because it was crowded with only a few pitches available. We took one next to an ehu and was told we may have to move unless we paid for the ehu (we were non ehu then).

Everything was great on the first visit. No queues for showers or washing up area. On the second visit the toilet blocks and showers always had queues.

It's a great site to visit out of season but is hard to bear when busy. I imagine Scottish school holiday season and bank holidays are always busy.

I give 6 out if 10 on the basis that the facilities really struggle to cope during the busier periods. Out if season it's 9 out if 10.

Date of Visit: July 2012 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Campcookie 28 reviews from this member

A lovely site which is well organised and has a layout to it that makes it feel spacious. We had lovely views from our van.

The shower and toilet facilities were good and 20p for hairdryer was fine.

I liked the location and it was handy for the ferry port.

A well stocked shop and helpful staff.

Will definitely use this site again, particularly as a stop over when using the ferries to and from Oban.

Date of Visit: July 2012 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Cathy Sims 24 reviews from this member

We stayed here for one night at the end of our holiday

The situation is lovely and we liked the way we were able to choose our pitch

Facilities were adequate and clean. Block we used was an older building. Looked like some on the camping fields were newer

Took us a while to realise the hookups on our pitch had only one out of four working and that we had not got a major electrics problem. As soon as we reported it the next morning someone came within minutes to sort it out which was very good

Shop well stocked including real ales

We had a super day out on Kerrera. Well worth a visit for the views and visit to Gylen Castle

Date of Visit: June 2012 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Darrylwebb 40 reviews from this member

Large site in a lovely location. It's perhaps 3 miles from Oban town centre, but the drive out the coast below the cliffs, with the view across to Kerrera gives a clue to the views from the site.

The site is large and has several areas. The site do not take bookings and they do not turn anyone away due to the space they have available. But the views from most areas are obstructed by trees. If you can, get one of the pitches up on the terraces, as you can see south out to the smaller islands, west over the sound to Kerrera (and watch the boats) and to the North see the sun play on the cliffs as it goes down).

We usually tour from place to place and don't base ourselves in one place, but we stayed here a couple of nights, as Oban is a good place to base yourself for day trips.

Facilities are fine, and clean.

Don't confuse this site with others in the area. We did that a couple of years ago, and ended up at an inferior place.

Date of Visit: June 2012 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Ay Drookit 6 reviews from this member

Good large site with plenty of tent pitches. The grass was very well mown and nice and short. There are several areas where tents can be pitched and we found a nice one which gave a view out of the site towards the Sound of Kerrera. Note although the site is beside the Sound there a only a limited number of pitches available beside the sea and these were reserved for a rally when we were there.

There are a few pitches which hold the sun a lot longer than others and they are the highest - note. Unfortunately they were all taken when we arrived.

The toilet block was a bit rudimentary and showers slow. They were adequate but could do with a make over. The shop was reasonably stocked and the staff were polite.

The site has a campers kitchen and a deep freeze for campers use for ice packs etc. I would definitely return to this site.

Oban is a wonderful place and there is loads to do and see.

Date of Visit: June 2012 Unit:  Trailer Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Nash130 4 reviews from this member

Nice site, showers, toilets good, play area and dog walk good, like the idea that you can choose your own spot to pitch BUT beware, make sure you pitch at a right angle to the road(?).

We didn't and after we had set all up and was just starting to cook we were told we had to turn around to be at a right angle towards the road. We did ask why only to be told because if we park like we had, everyone else will want too. We are still at a loss as to why

Shame because we will not be returning.

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