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Kinloch Camp Site
Kinloch
Dunvegan
Isle Of Skye   (Browse area)
IV55 8WQ   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01470 521 210

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Open: April /october

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 103 Reviews
              9/10 from 103 Reviews


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Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Steve mitton 2 reviews from this member

Last visited here 5 years ago and thankfully little has changed apart from the facilities block has been refurbished to a high level, that's all the site needed as everything else is perfect. Take care if using the small road from Dunvegan to the site, a car fell of the roadside into the ditch when we were there, thankfully no damage to the car after it was recovered by a local garage. No staff on site when we arrived so as instructed just found an empty pitch after checking the pitch log in the office.

Great views from the site over the loch and there is access onto the rocky beach for dog walking.

Dunvegan village is a short walk from the site and there are a small shop and pubs and restaurants available to dine out. I would suggest people stock up there supplies in Broadford coop on route to the site. I can recommend the Schoolhouse, not cheap but great food. You will need to book in busy periods as its very popular. We were with friends who live on Skye and the owner said they cater for on average 100 diners an evening, a testament to how good the food is.

The only criticism I have is a minor one, no hooks in the shower cubicles so no where to hang your clothes. May seem minor but there is only a small stool to put your clothes, towel and soap etc. They site ask for feedback so I will inform them.

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Pusscat 3 reviews from this member

This is probably the best campsite for facilities that I have ever visited. The amenities block is spotless, at one time I did wonder if anyone used it, it was so clean. The showers are free and hot, on a push-button, and I am surprised a few people have mentioned lack of hooks, that is what the little fold down seat was for-putting your clothes and towels on. Six washing up stainless sinks with drainers, and a laundry room with washer, spinner, dryer, iron and board. This was handy as we were there through hurricane Bertha. All appliances worked on coin-in-the-slot and all prices were very reasonable, including the hairdryer for 20p (2 goes would do long hair)

The reception is open for a long period during the day, and this is where you can freeze cool blocks, and charge small appliances for free. Everyone is very friendly and laid back and happy to share news and weather.

We stayed for 2 weeks, the maximum allowed and booking in the lady seemed surprised we wanted to pay for a full two week period. This was probably because so many people we saw only used the site for 1-3 nights as they were touring. Apart from the hard standings with electric hook ups there are no allocated pitches. This together with the transient nature of a lot of the clients could be a big disadvantage. We had a pitch near the loch-side, and experienced some very rude behaviour by campervans and motor-homes, blocking entrances to tents, even isolating one very small tent so that the owner could not get their car anywhere near it. All this so they could be near the loch, even though there was space elsewhere.

The village of Dunvegan is great, recommend the bakery for rolls, burgers and fish and chips. The village store for practically everything you need on a day to day basis, the fishing shop for emergency air bed repair kit, and the School House for a fabulous meal.

Brilliant site

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Other Rating:
Reviewer: Hielanwolf 2 reviews from this member

Have been here before a few years ago but was nice to find this site still the same

Nice welcome from owners/staff

Excellent toilet and shower block just recently refurbished

Still charging techy stuff and freezing cool packs

With great views up the loch village only a short distance for bakers and local shop

Weather was not bad but missed out on sunsets

Will just have to go again

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Dave 418 12 reviews from this member

We stopped here on our way south from the Harris ferry crossing. A lovely site on the loch side with what appears to be fairly new looking toilet blocks. The site owner was very helpful as he had put us on a pitch that still had some ones equipment left on it. He was very apologetic and put us on a pitch by the loch side. The motorhome service point is very good but for a minor point. The water taps at the service point are not drinking water. There is a tap with a hose on it is one road uphill by the armco barrier. I found this the night before so was ready but a few people were looking for the water tap. A minor issue and doesn't spoil a lovely site in a beautiful area.

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Trailer Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Smartecosse 5 reviews from this member

Having read the reviews on here decided to book Kinloch for four nights as part of our trip round the highlands with our two young children.

Booking was very easy, sent an email, got a prompt reply and sent a check away for the deposit. Campsite was very easy to find and upon arrival there was a pitch with ehu as requested with our name on a reserved sign.

Nice grass, sort of flat and more than suitable for our needs.

Site itself is very nice although they do pack a lot of camper vans / caravans in and it does look a little bit like a parking lot at times.

That being said most people seem to be away for the day so it doesn't seem too busy.

The toilet block is either new or has been recently renovated, its in pristine condition and is very modern indeed. There is a large washing up room with five or so sinks, all with hot & cold water, a laundry room with machines at 2. 50 a wash and dryer at 1

Lovely bakery a few minutes walk away, garage in village sells a lot of items and there is small supermarket that sells anything else you may need within reason.

Very impressed overall with the site, two adult and two kids with folding camper and ehu was 22 per night.

There is no play area at all for kids, ours had toys with them and were happy playing on the grass.

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Freerk 4 reviews from this member

Friendly reception when arriving at Kinloch campsite.

Nice spaces for tents and not boxed in on pitches or between static caravans.

A superb new toilet block, except there are no hooks where you can hang your clothing.

For a nice price I could stay there and the views are great.

Also you can refreeze your icepacks and recharge your batteries for free! Great

Also nice is that there are no midges when I stayed at Kinloch.

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