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Visitor Reviews - Castle Point Caravan Site

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Castle Point Caravan Site
Rockcliffe
By Dalbeattie
Dumfries and Galloway   (Browse area)
DG5 4QL   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01556 630248

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Pitches: 55
Open: March To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 62 Reviews
              9/10 from 62 Reviews


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Reviews:  62 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Kaydeescoolcamping 3 reviews from this member

Friendly warden, thankfully we got a sea view although this seemed a lot more windier than some of the others, be aware. Thought we'de made a huge mistake coming here - as we were pitching the tent the young family beside us seemed hyper and were shouting and screaming, expecting a very noisy night it came as a pleasant surprise to find the whole site was very quite by 9pm even though it was very busy. There are 2 ladies toilets in the toilet block in the tent area and one of these is also the disabled, these toilets are signposted for gents or ladies although gents have their own toilets too, children and some men too lazy to walk a few feet to the gents were using these which meant there always seemed a queue for the ladies especially last thing at night. Apparently there are plans to upgrade theses facilities. Tennis table in one of the barns was good. Nice, will be back especially if toilets upgrade

Date of Visit: September 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Btsmith 4 reviews from this member

I can not fault this wonderful site, we were in the tent field with ehu, the views are great, the sunsets and sunrise's were a joy.

Such a friendly site, prices are very reasonable, toilets & showers were always spotless.

A secure undercover lock up for pushbikes was very usfull.

The coastal path is lovely to get to the beach although being on the estury it is a little silty but swimming at castle point is great. Dalbeattie forest is accessed easily from the café at colvend very usfull for mountain bikers.

Will definitely return to this gem of a site.

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Richiepill 1 review from this member

We spent 3 nights on this charming site. The site is effectively split in 2 with a separate area for tents from the static and caravans. Friendly welcome, we were told to take our choice of tent pitches. The camping fields seem well drained, with half on a slight slope with beautiful views over the sea, the other half level, but without the views. The camping fields have their own showers, toilets and washing facilities which were of a very high standard and spotless. Not a lot of them, but we never had to queue. There was wi-fi available just outside the washing facilities too, though the signal did not carry far. A couple of areas were set aside for kids with football goals and there were lovely walks along the coastal paths. We will definitely be returning.

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Lmk1 1 review from this member

Great site wardens cheerful and really helpful. Toilets and showers always immaculate great base for walking and cycling. Nice bay in rockcliffe and good beach closeby in sandhill. The prices were reasonable and close to dalbeatie for shops/provisions where the culinary delight was pizza from the chippy. Will definitely return. Play facilities for kids could bemore comprehensive however this not a consideration for many.

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Adiekate 9 reviews from this member

Have just spent 2 days on this little gem of a site. Pitched in tent field with EHU, sadly sea views had already been taken but hey ho. Was worried at 1st that site might be noisy with a few people having music playing, but it stopped after they'd pitched up. As it turned out our initial misgivings about noise were unnecessary, it was a lovely quiet site. We were also lucky that, with clear nights the sunsets are fantastic.

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Mac3536 2 reviews from this member

Visited over a Sat. And Sun. Nights with my 3 grandsons

Pros

Excellent toilet blocks, hot showers and wash up area.

Well drained tent field with electric hook up if req.

Plenty of room to pitch tent.

Fantastic views over Solway to the hills.

Very friendly warden and staff.

Free wifi in certain areas of campsite. Very useful if you want to keep in touch.

Good information room.

Fishing and beach nearby but be careful as the Solway has fast tides and soft mudbanks. Keep eye on children.

Fantastic for walking, cycling and DOING NOTHING.

Some cons.

A lot of statics used mainly, it seems, at weekend so can be noisy with people enjoying themselves and lots of dogs barking.

Don't bank on an early night

An altercation on the Saturday night but SWIFTLY taken care of by staff and offenders put off site so very pleased.

No playground but there is a football field.

No shop on site and transport required to nearest shop at Colvend. To be fair it isn't too far and has a decent variety and fair prices. So take essentials.

CONCLUSION

A decent site that should please most campers but don't expect it to be peaceful especially at weekend

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