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Visitor Reviews - Barra Holidays @croft183

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Barra Holidays @croft183
Croft 183
Isle Of Barra
Hebrides   (Browse area)
HS9 5UT   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01871 890373

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Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 14 Reviews
              9/10 from 14 Reviews

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Reviews:  14 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Benito76 1 review from this member

5 friends and I stayed at this small campsite and we would recommend it to all of you. Why? The ground is ideal for pitching a tent, although the campsite can be a little exposed to the wind in places. The facilities are great - nice, clean toilet block with good showers, kitchen with assortment of cutlery/crockery, microwave, kettle and a little shelf for spare food left by previous occupants, washing machine and dryer, dining area with table chairs, TV, and info on the surrounding area incl. Ferry times, covered shelter for bicycles, good location (<4miles to Castlebay and Ardmhor ferry terminals) and reasonably priced. There is a nice bunkhouse if you're more of a glamper. I wouldn't say there's much for young children to do in the campsite, but there's enough on Barra itself. The owners are extremely helpful and will make your stay as pleasant as possible. There is the Heathbank Hotel for food/drinks, about 2 miles away, or a Co-op in Castlebay if you're self catering.

Date of Visit: October 2013 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Chipkiss 4 reviews from this member

A great campsite. Everything you could need. Hook up, hot showers, washing machine, dryer and a campers room.

It was past nine o'clock when we arrived but the owner was there, ready to welcome us. Many thanks. It is easy to find, even in the dark.

The campers room is ideal for rainy days. Table, TV, little kitchen etc etc. Washing line for sunny days!

A small site but we were there in October and there was only one other friendly campervan on the site.

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Nelly12 6 reviews from this member

Absolutely fabulous site. The owner and his wife are amazing. They'll pick you up from the ferry and drive you to the campsite.

Once there, you are pointed in the correct direction and shown the facilities.

The facilities are amazing, sky TV, very good showers, cooker, washer/dryer, Wi-Fi and much much more.

The owner is a friendly bloke and always on the site with the dogs, he's up for a blether anytime.

It's only a small site but with great character and fab views, it's a nice walk down into Castlebay(a long walk but worth it)

I recommend this site to anybody.

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Fraser Gardiner 12 reviews from this member

On our travels from Uist and thought we will use this site for a night and then move on. It was so good we stayed for three and on the fourth day we were on the ferry from Barra to Oban. The site is first class, although windy while we were there, having experienced windy conditions before we slept throughout. As previous visitors have said you do not want for anything and with sky tv in the lounge what is a rainy day? We took the motorhome out every day while visiting the island and had no problem parking on return. The hosts have done a remarkable job providing A1 facilities and will be back next year. The hotel about a mile down the road serves excellent food and beers and is also worth a visit even on Sundays.

Date of Visit: July 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Rik412 2 reviews from this member

The first night we camped which was very windy and wet so decided to stay at bunkhouse as it is very reasonably priced.

For campers there is a camper's room which has everything you could possibly need, a cooker, microwave, tv, books and information about Barra, wifi, table and chairs. It's warm and well equipped for sitting in on a wet night.

The Bunkhouse is lovely. Rooms are clean and modern with en-suite toilet. The owners have thought of everything.

The owners add to the lovely atmosphere at the site. They go out of their way to help you. They drove us to the beach and picked us up as we didn't have a car. Helen even took us cockle picking one night.

Would highly recommend this site. Run by friendly owners who go out their way for you.

We will definitely be back !

Date of Visit: June 2013 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Jack Hutson 2 reviews from this member

An excellent family run site. We were made to feel very welcome. Showers and toilets were excellent and kept scrupulously clean.

The site is on the east side of Barra, so fewer sandy beaches, but this gives a degreee of shelter from the prevailing Westerly winds, although it was still quite windy when we were there.

The owner is extending the facilities to include a bike shed and a drying room.

Thoroughly recommended.

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