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Visitor Reviews - Kippford Holiday Park

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Kippford Holiday Park
Dumfries and Galloway   (Browse area)
DG5 4LF   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01556 620636

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Pitches: 45
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 49 Reviews
              8/10 from 49 Reviews

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Date of Visit: June 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Margaret T 1 review from this member

Lovely landscaping, let down by antiquated showers and toilets. Too expensive for what was on offer. The super pitch we were allocated had a blocked and smelly drain. This was quite quickly rectified, but still got occasional whiffs during our stay. The washing up area never had sufficient hot water each time I visited, ended up washing pots in the caravan. On the last morning, had to report that the chemical disposal point was also backing up! All in all, a disappointing stay.

The area was very attractive, the short 15 minute walk to the village was fine, and the pub we tried served average pub fare. Highlight was visiting the red kite feeding station, quite spectacular. Kircudbright also worth a visit, would definitely recommend the cafe there 'Harbour Lights' great food at very reasonable prices, and dog friendly!

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Robanrosie 1 review from this member

We have been back home a week now and totally miss this site we had a very relaxing break. We were on a superpitch which was very good about 15mtr's from main road which after reading some other reviews thought was going to be noisy but honestly never heard much traffic our child never went to the park but from what I saw it was good the site starts at a bottom of a hill an climbs up to the top with statics and lodges me an the dog loved the walks and abt a 15min walk into kippford (downhill) lovely village now I don't want to tell the next bit some lovely secluded beachs shingle but never caused our dog any problems will defo be back

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Fidibury 31 reviews from this member

We spent the first 2 nights with our 4 Tibetan Terriers of our trip round Scotland at Kippford Holiday Park. It's a lovely site on the side of a steep hill - not for the unfit if you want to walk up to the woodland walks. Pitches are a good size and flat. Some pitches are separated by hedging which made you feel hemmed in. There are also static caravans and lovely wooden lodges on the site.

Reception staff are very friendly and the site shop sold basics and local produce.

There is a lovely 20 minute walk down to Kippford with a couple of dog friendly pubs and further along to Rockliffe where there is a nice cafe.

There is a children's play area. Shower and toilet facilities were a bit dated but very clean. It's certainly a site we would visit again.

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Suewo 8 reviews from this member

Loved this site, so peaceful. We were on pitch 29 right next to the road but it didn't bother us all.

Lovely friendly staff, spotless facilities and great ambiance.

Showers were spotless, whatever time we went. The shop has a good selection of local produce and essentials. Great biking across the road in Dalbeatie forest. Loved the walk through the woods to Rockliffe. Twenty min walk to kippford with two super pubs. We had several drinks in the anchor enjoying the wonderful views. They have a good selection of local beers and a wonderful sitting out area with amazing views across the estuary. If you are in the area do take care not to stray on to the area owned by the yacht club. We miss read the signs and didn't realise the area was a no go area for the general public, despite Scotland's freedom to roam. They really need to make the signage clearer to avoid our humiliation. We were greeted by an elderly small gentleman who said ' arhg. New members' to which I replied 'oh I wish but we live too far away '

He replied ' you obviously didn't go to a very good school'.

At this point I was completely baffled! He pointed out with great delight that the area down to the pier was for members only, , we were mortified and left quickly, our visit to Kippford spoiled. Be warned !

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Dexterslab 1 review from this member

Had a lovely stay at Kippford Holiday Park. Park is on a hill but all pitches are level because they are all tiered. Site is immaculately kept and landscaped.

We were on pitch 25 near accessible toilets which were heated and very clean. You are quite near the road on this pitch which is fully serviced with water electric and tv point. Road is not that busy and did not disturb us.

Site has a healthy rabbit population which interested our terrier and lab.

Site has a shop that sells essentials.

Nice woodland dog walk but not for the less mobile.

Adventure playground and park for the kids.

Kippford is lovely right on the estuary lovely views and nice dog walk along front which takes you to some secluded beaches. Dog friendly pubs where you can get a meal.

Dalbeatie has a few shops supermarket and takeaway both fish and chips and Chinese.

In all we had a good trip although weather could have been a bit better. The park was fine but we found there wasn't enough to do in the area so won't be returning to this area.

Date of Visit: May 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Elmo the motorhome 25 reviews from this member

Despite booking 2 months before arrival we were allocated a pitch 50m from the entrance and 10m from the busy road which passes the door! Traffic noise, even at 5, 00 p. M. , was unbearable. I guess that, as we were only staying 2 nights, they thought it would be o. K.

Consequently we were located at the opposite side of the site to the showers / chemical waste facilities. There was a loo closer.

We had hoped to have a quiet stay before a long journey home. Two hopes: No hope and Bob Hope.

Having booked for 2 nights we stayed just one.

If booking, make sure you get a good pitch. The road noise, during the day, is constant.

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