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Visitor Reviews - Beecraigs Country Park Caravan & Camping Site

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Beecraigs Country Park Caravan & Camping Site
Beecraigs Country Park
The Visitor Centre
Lothian   (Browse area)
EH49 6PL   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01506 844516

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Pitches: 36caravan pitches; 20camp pitches
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 42 Reviews
              8/10 from 42 Reviews

Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes 

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Date of Visit: September 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Nprance 6 reviews from this member

What an amazing site in a beautiful setting with excellent facilities and set in a brilliant location with really helpful staff. This site is a real treasure.

We only intended to stay 1 or 2 nights but extended our visit to 4 nights allowing us to visit many of the surrounding areas in particular Linlithgow and the Glen Kinchie distillery - well worth touring.

Not only are the pitches set out in a fan style making it very spacious for everyone, all units thus look out on to a fantastic tree setting, it's a lovely forest site with superb walks, their own deer, cows and sheep.

Bathrooms and all facilities are kept immaculate and have extra heating you can switch on if you wish. The laundry was good too. A site we enjoyed staying at and could not fault. If only we lived closer to visit more regularly but if we venture this far north again, we'd definitely return.

Date of Visit: September 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Neil684 11 reviews from this member

This was our third visit to this lovely spot. Set in woodland it has many great walks (and geocaches, my my hobby). The facilities are excellent and the pitches large and flat. The only problem we had was watering our motorhome. The water taps are all fitted with a device that prevented use of a hose longer than a few feet. We asked at reception and they blamed Scottish Water who gave such low pressure that this anti-back syphon device had to be fitted. (We over-rode it by winding a tape dog lead around the device to plug the overflow). We will send a review to the site to backup our complaint 9as requested by the lady in reception).

Despite this, still a site we will visit again.

Date of Visit: May 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Debbie65 25 reviews from this member

We visited Beecraigs for a 4 night stay in out tourer over the May bank holiday weekend. It was the first time for us at this site and it definitely won't be the last. Despite one or two very minor niggles this site is absolutely fantastic, especially considering it is a council run facility.

The site is situated in the heart of a large country park just outside Linlithgow. The approach roads to the site all take you up a very steep hill with some sharp bends, so bear this in mind if a novice at towing. Staff at the visitor centre were exceptionally friendly and helpful re the booking.

Access to the site is through 'swipe'card operated barrier for which you pay a deposit at the time of booking, this is returned to you at then end of your stay. The restaurant at the entrance to the site has shut down completely.

The pitches are HUGE! Very generous hardstanding pitches. There are about 6 'cul de sac' bays with about 6 pitches in each area, so about 36 or so pitches in total. We stayed in the Hazel bay, which, along with the one next to it, felt the least overlooked by the trees, and the most open. There are lovely views over to one side of the site, with mainly woodland around the remainder of the perimeter. There was a beautiful tent pitch area with its own shower and toilet block. Pitches all have hookup although there are no serviced pitches, but plenty water, waste and disposal area nearby.

Toilet and shower blocks were very good, the usual laundry and washing up areas. 2 out of the 5 showers were not working whilst we were there, which was a bit disappointing. The shower cubicles are fantastic though, like your own ensuite, with shower, toilet and wash hand basin, bench and hooks. Plenty of room and a good sized shelf above the sink. Although the shower and toilet block does not close for cleaning, the cleaner is in at least a couple of times a day, it does say that hot water is available only between the hours of 7am-10am, and 6pm-9pm! This makes the availability of hot water even less than, if say, the block was to shut for an hour or so! A good selection of tourist information in the laundry room.

There is a small play park on the site itself, and, much to the extreme delight of our children, and the in laws children, ranging in age from 14 through to 5, the park rangers had obviously created a whole range of dens, wooden seating areas made from logs, bower type constructions, all dotted around in amongst the wooded areas that sat behind the pitches. They LOVED this! This was such a great idea, the kids just had the most amazing time exploring in the woods and discovering the little areas. I really had to stop myself from pointing out the irony of their comments to one caravanner who, about 9pm, came out of their van to tell the kids to get out of the woods as he could hear them playing and that meant he couldn't hear his TV! (Quiet time on site is 10pm -8am and mine are all in their beds by 10!). Well done to the wonderful park rangers for such ingenuity.

There is a great wee visitor centre with loads of local info, it also sells lovely venison and various condiments and locally produced honey. Further along from the visitor centre is a beautiful walk around Beecraigs Loch. About another 10 mins walk from the site is a huge play park with a brilliant range of play equipment, flying fox, climbing frames, etc. The kids loved this.

Linlithgow itself is a nice wee town, plenty of shops, cafés, supermarkets. It is definitely NOT walking distance from the site though.

Great base for visiting Edinburgh or, as we did, the Helix Park just outside Falkirk, to visit the Kelpies. Well worth a visit.

Really liked this site and, apart from the 2 broken showers, it was as near to perfect as you can get. Would be beautiful in the autumn. 9/10 definitely.

Date of Visit: April 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Louise_D 5 reviews from this member

One of the best sites we have ever been on. Very nicely set out so that you are not overlooked and very large gravel surfaced site. The shower rooms are better than some en suites in hotels. All the facilities were spotless and maintained to a very high standard.

The reception is now at the park centre which is just past the entrance to the site and on the right. The shop there sells fresh and frozen venison from their own farm. As it is in a country park there is plenty of dog walks starting at the campsite.

Linlithgow has all the shops you would need and is worth having a wander round.

Date of Visit: November 2013 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Vhairi 1 review from this member

Absolute cracker of a site. Well kept and maintained. Pitches are spacious and level. BBQ facilities on site. Facilities are immaculate. A must for people who enjoy being outside and enjoy walking. Good restaurant on site however fish and chips a must from Golden Chip in Linlithgow. Don't be put off that the site is council run. In my opinion it is far superior to many private sites. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Brilliant that the site is open all year.

Date of Visit: June 2013 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Tartanthistles 4 reviews from this member

Spent 5 nights at Beecraigs. Toilets and showers very spacious and immaculate. The pitch sizes are huge but like someone else mentioned we also had a lot of cigarette ends left on the pitch from the previous occupant. The site itself is in a lovely location and there is a lovely playpark near where the tent pitches are, and a massive big play area when you walk through one of the lovely walk ways where an ice cream van sits which also sells tea's and coffee's. There are many BBQ areas on site for people to use and there are picnic benches too. We had a lovely meal in the restaurant, quality of food was great although some items rather pricey. We would certainly recommend the site and look forward to going back later in the year.

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