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Ashaig Campsite
8 Ashaig
Breakish
Isle Of Skye   (Browse area)
IV42 8PZ   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01471 822771

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Pitches: 30
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 32 Reviews
              8/10 from 32 Reviews


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Date of Visit: June 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Spikeymatt 2 reviews from this member

I enjoyed my stay very much close to amenities and shops. The people who run the site have thought of all the things they would want on a site and tried to ensure this place has it. For cycle, camping, walking holidays this is a great site the owners have a large caravan which houses a full size table tennis table and table football with a lounge and kitchen area for those wet windy and stuck indoor days which of course are very rare on Skye. A very friendly and welcoming site and when we Passed it on leaving Skye the notice outside read TOTALLY FULL which says it all.

Date of Visit: January 2015 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Middlesknowes 2 reviews from this member

Great site with all the facilities one would need, and despite cold weather the toilets and shower had plenty hot water and not freezing cold. Lovely and clean as well.

Owner and warden were very friendly and helpful.

It is close to the main road, with a little road noise, but that did not bother us at all (unlike the gales & rain which nobody could do anything about).

Will definitely stay here again.

Date of Visit: January 2015 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: GrannyJen 2 reviews from this member

Very convenient location and despite being on the main Kyle-Portree road very quiet. Good amenities, very helpful owners, lovely location.

It says quiet camping and means it. Nothing to disturb, no need to put 'do not disturb' on the camper door. Very peaceful and tranquil. I visited out of season in very high winds and was beautifully sheltered.

Highly recommended.

Date of Visit: May 2014 Unit:  Static Rating:
Reviewer: Huschi 1 review from this member

I wanted to stay two weeks with my dogs at this campsite. Unfortunately the pole broke just after pitch up the tipi. Lucky me there was a free static caravan to rent. Weather was bad so a caravan definitely was the better 'choice'. Needless to say I sold my tipi and bought an old caravan :-)

The caretaker is very friendly and helpful! The facilities were always perfectly clean. Everything is easy and uncomplicated. Exactly as described on website. Great value for your money! Loved it!

Date of Visit: August 2012 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Dolcered 2 reviews from this member

Found this campsite quite randomly, we are relatively new to camping, this was our first 'longterm' stay in our new tent. 2 adults + a german shepherd. The welcome to site was appreciated after a long drive.

Dogs are to be kept on lead, as per most sites.

The campsite is quite close to the skye bridge, so very easy to find.

This campsite definitely fufills the 'getting away from it all' experience, although there is the option of electric hook up so you can have your home comforts if desired. Facilities are basic, there are regular loos, composting loos, dish wash up, coin showers, nothing that would put me off staying again. At the time of our stay the owner was still working on the site, so things may have changed.

Despite close proximity to the road, we were not troubled by road noise.

Weather was mixed during our stay, didn't find the site too boggy.

The views are absolutely stunning. We spent a lot of time down at the beach, directly across the road from the campsite.

We used this campsite as a base to explore the rest of Skye and surrounding area back across the bridge.

Midgies were pretty bad, but no more so than anywhere else in Scotland. I would recommend midgie net hats.

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Trailer Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Derbytrucker 8 reviews from this member

Had two great weeks at this site. The wardens were fantastic, really helpful and knowledgable, they went the extra mile to help without being in your face.

Facilities include 4 x WC, 2 x showers (1 for ten min shower using a coin meter) 1x washing up area. There is also a laundry service offered. The facilities were always spotlessly clean and other than one occasion there was plenty of hot water.

There are two areas to the site, the tent fields and the hard standing area which we stayed on. The hard standing was level, a decent size and close to its electric hook up point and ours had fabulous views across the moorland to the mountains in the distance.

While there is no kids park there is plenty of space to explore and run about and there is also a static caravan with some seating and a table tennis table in, which was a good place for the kids when rainy.

The beach a few minuets walk away was at low tide sandy and large, and has awesome views! Next to the beach is a small grave yard which includes some commonwealth war graves. You can turn left along the beach and walk until you find a path up into lower Breakish, good fun and ideal for dog walking.

The closest shop is a large co-op in Broadford, about a 5 minute drive away, Tesco also do a click and collect service in Broadford. Broadford also has a post office, pharmacy and petrol station.

The area has a selection of places to eat, we had chips from Broadford chip shop which were good and dinner at Taste of India which was also good. We also visited Reptile world in Broadford which we really enjoyed, the knowledgable and passionate guide to the reptile house made the trip a pleasure, and the leak and potatoes soup in the adjacent cafe was excellent. There is also the 'Blasta (tasty) van' at the entrance to the site which did indeed do tasty food.

It is next to impossible to describe the views and scenery on Skye, other than to say we were truly blown away by them. We would strongly recommend a boat trip with Misty Isle, out of Elgol - the highlight of a great two weeks.

Things about the site to consider, the grass is not like 'Lords' cricket ground, there are parts of the site which resemble a reclaimed materials yard and there is a slight 'Heath Robinson' feel about the place so if your looking for a corporate style site this is not for you. Also the adjacent road does have some passing traffic but it's not that intrusive/noisy. This is the Highlands of Scotland so midge repellent (sold on site) and waterproofs are most likely going to be required. BUT if you want a site with spotlessly clean facilities, great owners/staff and the most awesome of views with great access to the rest of Skye and the mainland this is the site to use. Did I mention value for money? It's superb!

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