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Visitor Reviews - Highfield Tourer Park

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Highfield Tourer Park
3 Kiel Croft
Argyll   (Browse area)
PA37 1QS   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01631 720262

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Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 14 Reviews
              8/10 from 14 Reviews

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Date of Visit: January 2016 Unit:  Other
Reviewer: Webmaster

Please note that as of the 2016 season, this site is under new ownership, and is no longer a Caravan Club Certificated Location.

Date of Visit: September 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: PilgrimPhil 60 reviews from this member

We only stayed here one night to break the journey from the north east of Skye to catch the next day mid afternoon Islay ferry from Kennacraig. Although we had mobile signal issues on Skye when trying to contact the site, Elaine responded promptly to our emergency by leaving a voice mail message stating that she had a pitch for the night in question.

The site is easy to find, just off the A828 at Benderloch a few miles north of Oban, and the CL is actually called “Highfield 1” and is first on the left as you enter the driveway. It is all hardstanding with a dedicated EHU, water & TV aerial. When checking in you are given a detailed information pack for the area and there is also a note on the fence by your pitch confirming who each is one is allocated to – both are nice touches & not something that you come across very often.

Supper was instantly sorted out when it was discovered that there was a fish & ship shop about 200 yards along the road that was attached to the Tralee Bay Holidays caravan site. We would thoroughly recommend a visit!

Directly across the road from the site driveway is a track down to the wide expanse of sandy beach [approx. 400m] which was ideal for a quick dog walk before heading off.

There is another all grass caravan site [Highfield 2] further down the track adjacent to the owner’s house as well as a rally field adjacent to the CL but neither interfered with our brief stay.

As other reviews have said, this is a “good ‘un” and it is everything that we think a CL should be.

Date of Visit: September 2013 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Terrylynn+flynn 20 reviews from this member

Stayed recently for one night whilst travelling back home from Outer Hebrides.

Arrived to find our pitch marked with our name so parked up and owner visited later to welcome us. Very friendly owner gave us info pack on surrounding area and pointed out where everything was. Pitches very spacious hardstanding with electric, fresh water tap and TV aerial connection.

As only stayed one night can't comment on area but did walk to beach approx 400m with the dog. Would have liked to stay longer and would definitely stay again if in the area. Would recommend to anyone prepared to use van's own facilities.

Good value at £12 per night.

Date of Visit: July 2013 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: JuliePooley 8 reviews from this member

We have recently returned from a fantastic stay at this beautifully laid out CL. All the pitches are hard standing and have their own electric and fresh water supply. You can park facing anyway on the pitch - we went on forwards to enjoy the view of the Benderloch Hills. You park your car opposite your pitch which is great. The owner is extremely friendly, greeting us on our arrival with a welcome pack full of information on things to do in the local area. We were fortunate to have great weather and there was nothing nicer than sitting outside the van first thing in the morning in the sun with a brew! A short walk takes you to the beach and a 15 minute walk into Benderloch to the local shop. There was a fantastic four mile circular walk/run from the site (shown in the cycle leaflet given to us). The views are fantastic and most of the route is on the quiet country lane or cycle path. A short drive into Oban for the large supermarket which was also very scenic over the Connel Bridge and along the coast. Oban is a beautiful town and you must sample the seafood from the 'shack' located on the pier near to the ferry terminal. We had a sharing platter which was excellent value for money and packed with seafood. I also had my first try of an oyster - think it may be my last too - I'll stick to prawns! We went on a trip on a RIB Boat to see the whirlpools at Corryvreckan (brochure in information pack) - WOW - this was fantastic - as the weather was nice for us the whirlpools weren't very big however I could imagine in windier conditions they would be amazing. Would recommend this site and hope to go back again ourselves.

Date of Visit: March 2013 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Little Bella 6 reviews from this member

We used this site as an overnight stop while touring Scotland in March. A very friendly owner directed us to a hard standing at the back of her property. This was near to the toilet and shower but we used our own facilities so can't comment on these. The site is part of a sheep farm. There is a lovely dog walking paddock and a short walk over the road takes you to a lovely deserted beach (well it was in March). It was freezing cold but great to walk along with the dog. We only stayed overnight so can't comment on the surrounding area or what facilities are nearby. Would recommend it though.

Date of Visit: August 2010 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Johnabacus 16 reviews from this member

The main site was full but we were offered a hard standing area at the bottom of the drive leading to the toilet block. This was ideal for us as my wife is disabled and it meant easy access to the toilets. There was EHU and a TV booster aerial which gave us a good Freeview reception. The walk down to the Beach is ideal for Dogs and ours loved the opportunity to have a good run by the lakeside.

Would definitely recommend the site. It is ideal if you want to visit nearby Oban and the Marine attraction just down the road from the site is a good place to spend time.

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