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Visitor Reviews - North Rhinns Camping

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North Rhinns Camping
Glengyre Cottage
Near Leswalt
Stranraer
Dumfries and Galloway   (Browse area)
DG9 0RG   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01776 853630 07809 649244

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Pitches: 10
Open: March To October And Christmas/new Year Breaks

Rating: Average Review Score: 10/10 from 12 Reviews
              10/10 from 12 Reviews


Units accepted:    Tents  No Caravans  Motorhomes 

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Reviews:  12 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Hoylake 3 reviews from this member

Just returned from a 4 day stay. We had a lovely time in a tremendous location.

Our tent was bigger than the owner had anticipated but we found a great spot for our stay.

One of the best features of the site is how sheltered you are from the elements. My friend who was nearby left his campsite and went home as the wind was too strong while I sat out with a campfire watching the smoke rise straight up.

Facilities are excellent, my wife and kids enjoyed the book swap.

If you enjoy the night sky its rural location is excellent.

Date of Visit: June 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Bbobby 1 review from this member

Spent 4 nights at North Rhinns, what a little jewel in the crown.

Open just over a year the owners add all of the little touches that make camping so much more pleasant, ie: copious amounts of hot water, proper towels refreshed every day in the 2 large very clean toilets also liquid hand soap, 2 sinks with drying rack and washing up liquid if you forget your own, Large walk-in wet room with free electric shower.

The site consists of 10 secluded pitches 2 being gravel hard standing for motor homes electric hook up on these 2, every pitch is surrounded by trees/bushes giving protection from wind etc, the pitch I was on was a little stony make pegging out a little difficult, the site has underground drainage so flooding will never be a problem. Will definitely recommend and I will be back.

I cant complete this review with out mentioning 2 eateries recommended by the owners.

1. The Mariners in Drummore approx 25 miles at bottom of peninsular.

Dont be put off by the decor. This place is run by a supa tuff biker her food is amazing try it you wont be disappointed.

2 Blue Peter Hotel Kirkcolm, once again super pub in a lovely village with a warm welcome excellent food and real ale all at a very good price and generous portions

Date of Visit: May 2013 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Sisterblue 1 review from this member

I booked in for 3 nights for the May bank holiday weekend. The weather was great, windy but sunny. Plenty of shelter on the site the. The owners are very helpful and helps make it a lovely stay. Facilities amount to a nice little toilet and shower block - great shower - I always appreciate that! You are never far away from gorgeous scenery and good coastal walks here. Would visit again, and do recommend. Oh, and it's probably suitable for anyone really, I was there on my own in a campervan and happily spent the weekend in the sun with my nose in a book. Campfires also allowed and catered for :) Can't fault it, small, simple, no fuss, friendly and well thought out.

Date of Visit: April 2013 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Usanddogs 1 review from this member

We stayed at North Rhinns Campsite over Easter for seven wonderful nights and we will definitely go again. The campsite is beautifully quiet with new and very clean facilities and we parked our camper and set up a tent within well maintained trees which provided shelter from the wind. We were made to feel very welcome by the owners who generously offered their help (as we were somewhat under prepared for the Easter cold snap) by lending us blankets, a heater, logs and kindling, and even a jacket for our dog, as well as chocolate treats for us and numerous doggie biscuits.

The campsite is a great base to explore the coastline and there are breathtaking walks and views to be enjoyed. We can thoroughly recommend North Rhinns Camping and want to say a big 'thank you' for the hospitality we received!

Date of Visit: March 2013 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: LouisaS 9 reviews from this member

Fantastic site in great location, with beautiful views and a remote feeling, but a great stopover point for Cairnryan and Stranraer ferries. The owners couldn't have been more helpful or friendly and made me feel very welcome. Small, but well maintained amenities block with nice little touches such as a book swap shelf. Electric hook up via a pre-paid meter so you only pay for what you use. I only spent one night here before the ferry so I didn't explore the local area, but I would imagine there are lots of lovely walks.

Date of Visit: March 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Tim100390 1 review from this member

My friends and I had a really good time at the North Rhinns Camping site, upon arrival the owners were very accommodating giving us a quick tour of the site as well as the facilities available.

The facilities themselves are excellent, plenty of room to park cars (we had two), two toilets with disabled access as well as hot water and a hot shower. Not to mention the fact that the owners do their best to help with anything else we may have needed such as a great supply of firewood.

The site is situated in a great location, far enough away from any major towns that you get the full camping experience but not too far that you couldn't visit a shop for supplies if need be. Also Port Patrick is a very nice seaside town and is only a 15 minute drive away.

All in all, a very good site, we had a comfortable and fun stay and we plan to be coming back in the summer!

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