Home

   Log in or Register
   
Insurance Quotes
forums Campsite Search Comp Directory tips virtual brochure Profile
Tent Reviews Competitions Caravans and Motorhomes For Sale Shopping Diary Contact Us

Visitor Reviews - Ashaig Campsite

  Campsite and Caravan Park Search > UK > Scotland > Isle Of Skye > Site Reviews

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

Facilities:  (Key)
           

Nearby: (within x miles)
1m  1m  5m  5m  10m   5m  5m 

Pitches: 30
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 31 Reviews
              8/10 from 31 Reviews


Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes 

Reviews:  31 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
Jump to Page   1   2   3   4   5   6  

Submit your own Review for a chance to Win 100 of Amazon Vouchers
Win 100 of Amazon vouchersSubmit a review of this site for a chance to win. Each month one lucky person will have their review picked at random and will win 100 of Amazon vouchers!

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!

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Dawny14 6 reviews from this member

We loved this site, it is exactly as they say on their website, quiet no frills camping, and that's the way we like it. Pitches are spacious with electric hook up and good level hard standing, there are two showers and three toilets which for the size of the site was ample and they were spotlessly clean at all times although you have to pay for the showers I think the low price of the pitch compensates for this. Lots of great local information and weather forecasts loved the great display of maps of the area, washing up area is basic but had plenty of hot water, local produce for sale on site. Staff and owners were brilliant we had planned to stay here two nights but a breakdown meant we were stranded for one day elsewhere so we were not charged for the night we didn't stay and they were really accommodating when we called to say that we needed a pitch the following night but were unlikely to arrive until really late. Beach just a short walk, we will definitely go back to this site.

Previous     31 Reviews in total, now showing 1 to 6      Next

Save to Virtual Brochure  Add this Site to your Virtual Brochure                                Share  Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook

Submit a Review for a chance to Win 100 of Amazon Vouchers
Win 100 of Amazon vouchersSubmit a review of any caravan park or campsite, for a chance to win. Each month one lucky person will have their review picked at random and will win 100 of Amazon vouchers!

If you've visited this site, then please submit a review for a chance to win.

Try our town listings   -   Other Sites in Isle Of Skye   -   Search for a site

Follow us on Facebook!
You can now follow UKCampsite.co.uk on Facebook! Keep abreast of the latest news and updates much more easily. Simply click here then click on the Like button!

Latest News, Discounts and Competitions   see all...
Win a Holiday at Woolacombe Bay Holiday Parks Visit the UKCS shop for exclusive discounts and offers

Upcoming Event!
UKCS Meet Camping Exhibition, Codicote, Hertfordshire 02/05 to 31/05
A massive range of tents, trailer tents and accessories on display to wander around

All reviews and comments are the personal opinion of the review author only , and as such do not represent the view of the UK Camp Site.co.uk.

The facilities shown on this website are a guide only, and you should check with the campsite direct before making any booking. The UKCampsite.co.uk will not be held responsible for any errors or omissions


598 Visitors online !

Free UKCampsite.co.uk Window Sticker  -  Recommend to Friend  -  Pensions Auto-enrolment

[Message Forums]  [Caravan Sites & Camping]  [Company Listings]  [Features / Advice]  [Virtual Brochure]  [Shop!]
[Reception]  [Competitions]  [Caravans & Motorhomes For Sale]  [Event Diary]  [Contact Us]  [Tent Reviews

Please note we are not responsible for the content of external sites & any reviews represent the author's personal view only. Please report any error here. You may view our privacy and cookie policy here. All copyrights & other intellectual property rights in the design and content of this web site are reserved to the UKCampsite.co.uk © 1999 - 2015






0.0488