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Visitor Reviews - Borve Caravan And Camping Site

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Borve Caravan And Camping Site
Borve
Isle Of Barra
Hebrides   (Browse area)
HS9 5XR   See Map
Tel: 01871 810878
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Pitches: 18
Open: March To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 10/10 from 62 Reviews
                10/10 from 62 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
Facilities
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer Available    Motorhome Point   Fully Serviced Pitches 
 Shop <5 miles   Bar <5 miles   Restaurant <5 miles   Wifi Access 
Activities
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing <5 miles   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding   Cycle Hire <5 miles   Golf <5 miles   Tennis 
 Beach <1 mile   Watersports <5 miles   Boat Launch / Mooring <5 miles 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport On Site 

Reviews:  62 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: May 2018 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Jsun 19 reviews from this member

This is a lovely site. In a dramatic location, it is quite exposed and the weather was very windy during our visit. There is an excellent facilities block, clean and well equipped. There is free wifi in the block. I would recommend booking in advance as its not very big and a number of units turned up during our stay without bookings. The owner was very helpful. There is a co-op in Castlebay and a very good curry house.

Date of Visit: April 2018 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Pavlovscat 5 reviews from this member

First stop on Hebrides trip and the best. Fantastic setting. Everything you need amenities wise (would suit campers). Site was empty when I arrived so took the concrete, level pitch close to amenity building. Easy drive to Castlebay for dining/supplies. Highly recommended.

Date of Visit: April 2018 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Jonbenimarboytravel 1 review from this member

Leaving castlebay ferry terminal, turning left, and following the main road to just past the barra beach hotel brings you to this great little site, blink and youíll miss it as itís just below road level. Thereís around 8 hard standing electric hook up pitches, all perched virtually at the oceans edge, and a small camping area. The facilities, toilets, showers, washing area etc is housed in a central building, everything is spotless, almost seems brand new. Thereís free wi-fi too. The owner, Donald, is a local postman and will come and find you once you arrive. He is friendly and knowledgeable and nothing too much trouble, great bloke. Would definitely stay here again.

Date of Visit: September 2017 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: JandB 14 reviews from this member

There are 4 campsites on the isle of Barra and for us this one is the best. It's on the west side of the island and can get hit by the storms but that location makes it pretty special for the views of the ocean. It's on a small inlet and you can watch the seals only a few yards away swimming and basking on the rocks from your window. Being only a couple of miles from the only town/village of Castlebay on the island, it's easy for shops.

The campsite is run by a local postman called Donald, who lives maybe half a mile away and within sight of the campsite. He's a lovely, helpful and sincere guy who pops over of an evening to check everything's ok. The site has about a dozen pitches, all with stunning ocean views. Most are gravel or grass but this is in sandy soil so no problems with soft boggy ground here. The facilities are small but perfectly adequate for the number of pitches. They are modern and clean with plenty of hot water for showers and the campers kitchen. WiFi is accessible close to the amenities building. If we returned to Barra we'd certainly revisit this site.

Date of Visit: September 2017 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: GillOK 8 reviews from this member

8th campsite on our tour of Skye and the Outer Hebrides. 4 adults and a car. This was one of the best sites we stayed at. Sadly, followed the Satnav with postcode - don't make the same mistake we did. We came from the airport, travelling anti-clockwise, so need to go beyond the village on the main rd and will be on your right hand side. If you come from Castlebay, will be on your left before the village, so can't make a mistake. My fault, no signal, so couldn't check directions on website! I'll know better next time.

The facilities are fantastic, spotless toilets and showers, washing machine, dryer - the kitchen has the use of lots of appliances that we didn't need to use. Wifi included, but doesn't stretch to all areas, not a problem, as can go to the amenities block, where there are seats and information leaflets, visitors book etc. Site is situated overlooking a bay, we were lucky enough to see 2 seals. It is exposed, but you'd expect that, overlooking the bay, so be prepared for wind change and consequently, waves crashing over the rocks, not the quietest nights sleep. Also ideally located for catching the ferry to Oban.

Date of Visit: September 2017 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Myboys3 1 review from this member

Very responsive to messages. We were greeted at the site by Donald, very friendly, and explained everything we needed to know.

Directed us to our plot - absolutely amazing view over looking the sea, so we slept to the sound of the waves crashing on the shore. Facilities are great, toilets, hot showers - which are very clean and warm. You have free wifi access to contact family and friends. There is kitchen with a kettle, mugs, toaster, fridge and sink. It's £1 each to use the washer or dryer. We really enjoyed our night there, and will definitely return.

Booking is recommended due to the size of the site. You will not be disappointed, shame Donald can't control the weather, as I'm sure he would if he could!

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