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Visitor Reviews - Linwater Caravan Park

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Linwater Caravan Park
West Clifton
East Calder
Lothian   (Browse area)
EH53 0HT   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 0131 3333326

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Pitches: 60
Open: 14th March, 2014 - 3rd November, 2014

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 108 Reviews
              9/10 from 108 Reviews

Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes  Glamping 

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Date of Visit: March 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Wilbur 2 reviews from this member

Stayed at this wonderful caravan site whilst attending a wedding nearby. Park is very easy to find and is well sign posted. Facilities are spotless and showers have plenty free hot water. When first making this booking, I was greeted by a very cheerful person at the end of the phone. Good to meet her in person, and she clearly delights in looking after her guests. Even allowed us a very late check-out on our last day. Much appreciated. We felt very much at home during our stay. Park is not huge but well laid out with sizeable hard standings & 16A hook-ups. We were able to get free access to Wi-Fi during our stay though it was at times intermittent. Park & Ride at Hermiston is just a short distance from the site. No need to take the car into the city. Plenty tourist information available from the site's office. Only down-side, and completely out of the park's control, is the noise from aircraft taking off from early morning to late at night. Advice - Take some earplugs. Would love to visit again. Suspect it would be well used during the Edinburgh Festival, Tattoo and Royal Highland Show dates!

Date of Visit: September 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: SeanMatthews 3 reviews from this member

First impressions obviously count and as every first impression at Linwater Caravan Park scored a 10/10 with me, this shows just how much attention to detail the owner and her team apply to their site.

Upon arrival, we turned in to a well kept gravel drive and parked outside the spotless reception hut. We were met by the owner who gave us a very warm welcome and then furnished us with various leaflets and a map of the area, which she then highlighted to some essential amenities and popular attractions. She informed us that all of the local restaurants and take-aways deliver to the site and showed us a selection of menus in reception should you fancy a night off cooking. You can also order eggs, bacon, bread etc. From reception, which will be ready to collect on site the following day!

The owner then showed us two areas to pitch our tent, acknowledging the high wind on the day, something which she seemed to be genuinely concerned about.

We pitched on a spotless, flat recently mowed area behind a trimmed hedge and next to one of the many top lit 4 port EHU's (some of which also have a water stand pipe on the back!) and were allowed to park on the grass next to our tent.

We then decided to use the facilities and I have to say that they are by far the cleanest, best kept and best looking that I have ever seen by a mile! My partner also told me that they put fresh flowers in the ladies every day; a lovely extra touch.

The park and ride is 6. 5 miles from the site and for 3. 50, you can park all day for free and get the bus in to Edinburgh centre and back. There is a pub and a small supermarket 2 miles in one direction and a fuel station and fast food place in the other. The site is far enough away to get away from it all but close enough to never be caught short.

In summary; although this site is relatively small by comparison, its manageable size makes you feel that you are a personal guest of the owner and her team. You feel that you are getting an awful lot for your money and their attention to detail is outstanding. The site is absolutely immaculate.

My partner and I are very much looking forward to returning to Linwater next year.

Well done to the owner and the team.

P. S. The female cleaner's taste in music is truly awesome! Dio and Hendrix rule! :-)

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Alix76 2 reviews from this member

We stayed at this site for a week including the bank holiday weekend in August.

Jean is the most welcoming person you could meet, the location and surroundings are picture perfect, the facilities including shower block and dish washing are spotless.

The site has a lovely friendly atmosphere and we made use of the pre-order service of morning rolls, sausage and milk which helps greatly with two little ones who loved the sandpit and made lots of little friends.

The river area along past the dog walk offers breathtaking views as well as the canal walks.

My four year old daughter commented that Jean should be called JEANIUS as nothing is too much trouble and only a genius can run a site this well.

Thanks for making a good holiday great we shall see you soon.

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Weeali 3 reviews from this member

This site has the cleanest toilet block I've been to. It is cleaned daily but the owner constantly checks the blocks and gives them another quick clean. Adequate laundry facilities are available.

The pitches are huge, well groomed and very flat. There is good walks for dog owners too. The whole site is clean, well designed, well looked after, small and peaceful, has recycling facilities and the owner is very helpful and very friendly. Highly recommended and they most definitely deserve their fifth star.

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Other Rating:
Reviewer: Manatee 4 reviews from this member

We are regular campers in our tent, but decided to give one of the timber tents a try. They were fantastic, good sized little fridge, kettle and electric lights made a difference as well as having good sized beds.

The site was one of the best we have stayed in, the toilet/shower block was incredibly clean and a good size. Plenty of hot water in the dish washing area too.

Only a short drive to the park & ride which takes you straight in to the centre of Edinburgh. The parking is free and a day ticket on the bus is only 3. 50 which you can use all over Edinburgh. We used the nearby Scotmid supermarket in East Calder which provided all the essentials and only a few minute drive away. We also used the takeaway service at the nearby Rathough Park which was excellent value.

As many reviewers have said, the owner of the site is fantastic. When we arrived, we were warmly welcomed and told about the surrounding area. When discussing our plans for our time on site, we were given highlighted maps on how to get to the zoo etc which were most welcome!

We will definitely be returning, and would have no problem recommending this site to anyone else.

Date of Visit: July 2013 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Stoldol 11 reviews from this member

This is one of the best ever run sites I have ever visited. From the moment you arrive you are treated like a friend.

The showers and toilets are spotless. The grounds are beautifully kept. It is a very dog and family friendly site. There is a track adjacent to the site for early morning dog walks. There are also plenty of further walks. The Aqueduct is well worth a look. There is a sand pit for the younger children. My daughter found plenty to do and there was plenty of space to play without disturbing the other guests. You are given all the information you could possibly need on arrival. I just can not fault it.

I would recommend this site to anyone wishing to visit Edinburgh.

I would like to thank Jean and her family for making our stay so memorable and we will definitely be back.

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