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Broom Fisheries Certificated Site
The Lodge
Broom Farm Estate
Newbie
Annan
Dumfries and Galloway   (Browse area)
DG12 5PF   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01461 700386

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Pitches: 5
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 27 Reviews
              9/10 from 27 Reviews


Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes 

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This is a Camping and Caravanning Club Certificated Site, which accept five caravans or motorhomes and usually tents, space permitting. You must be a Club member to use this site.

Reviews:  27 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: July 2016 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Tina p 1 review from this member

Found this gem of a campsite by chance as never fancied the fishing side but wanted to camp. Have been twice now and it's a lovely tranquil place, feels like wild camping as campsite is huge so you really do feel like your getting away from it all here and have your own space not crammed in. Owners carol and John absolutely lovely and can't do enough for you. Toilets and shower spotless. Gorgeous walk down to beach. Little cafe on site that does the job for wee rolls and cuppa etc. Just a cracking all round bit of peace and quiet.

Date of Visit: May 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Hardyjos 5 reviews from this member

We stayed here two separate nights, on the way to Stranraer, and again on our way back, - What a fabulous site. - Wildlife galore, plenty of runs for the dog. - Extremely friendly and helpful owners. - Simple but clean facilities. - Everything we could wish for!

Date of Visit: September 2015 Unit:  Other Rating:
Reviewer: Sue-and-Dave 5 reviews from this member

Stayed for 3 nights so Dave could fish and I could walk and relax with the dog. It was great for this. Dave had 2 and a half days fishing and got great advice from the owner and other locals to help him get to the bigger fish.

I had great walks around the fishery and at the beach with our dog. Owners have 3 lovely dogs and so are very dog friendly.

Campsite is simple but fully met our needs. Quiet and peaceful with good facilities (toilets, shower, washing up, disposal). Yes, it's an old MOD site but it simply added interest. Surrounded by history.

Finally, Carole could not have been more friendly. She was always doing some chore or other but was always willing to help or just have a chat.

A great place.

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: TJB1 15 reviews from this member

This site is in a secluded location just a 5 minute walk away from the stony beach where you can easily reach the next villages. Fields surround the site and there are several fishing pools. The facilities are basic but adequate and clean. The owners friendly and helpful. Lots of space for dog walking on and off site.

Date of Visit: June 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Mikey951r 15 reviews from this member

I stayed here for one night with my bicycle and a small touring tent whilst completing the Lands End to John O Groats ride. The owner offered me the opportunity to pitch to the front of the place by some caravans or he said I could camp by the lake. I naturally took the lake option and he showed me around the side of one of a number of lakes and said I could pitch anywhere I wanted. It was just like wild camping. The toilet and shower look new and there was plenty of water. The site does have the air of a former MoD site, but was in fact an explosives manufacturing facility operated by ICI. It closed some years ago. The main business of the site appears to be providing fishing facilities in a number of well stocked lakes. I know they're well stocked because I could here the fish jumping from my tent. The touring bit to the front of the house looks like it could do with reseeding and to the side there is a derelict static with no windows. Around the site in general there is a lot of work going on with new fences being put up and what looks like 3 or 4 static pitches being built. Only one shower was available because the other one is full of building materials. The site is quite some way down a concrete driveay and you need to get whatever supplies you need before you arrive because it's some miles to the nearest shop. I found the place absoluteoy fine, albeit a bit pricey at 10 and was happy with my pitch. Had I been on the touring bit I'm not sure I'd be so happy. This review will of course be superceded when the works are complete because I can see it does have potential and the work is underway.

Date of Visit: November 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Hotchef23 10 reviews from this member

Appears to be an old mod site. Space a plenty. Lovely walks for the dogs. Beach is five minutes away. Not best beach but adequate for dogs to exercise. Sunsets stunning wild life abounds.

The site has the air of a derelict mod site as does the beach.

A very long single track to site so can be difficult with other cars vans coming out.

Is a very busy working fishery but the fisherman are neither seen nor heard.

Toilets and shower clean hot and again meet size of site.

If you want peace and quiet this is the site. Host very friendly and always about with. Bit of cheery chat.

Stayed two nights and enjoyed it. But would say not for a full week unless you have plenty to do. Annan only five minutes away.

Handy for all main routes.

Will return for a quiet break sometime.

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