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Visitor Reviews - Balbirnie Park Caravan And Motorhome Club Site

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Balbirnie Park Caravan And Motorhome Club Site
Markinch
Glenrothes
Fife   (Browse area)
KY7 6NR   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01592 759130

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Pitches: 75
Open: 18/03 To 07/11

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 27 Reviews
              8/10 from 27 Reviews


Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes 

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Date of Visit: August 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: VangoMan02 20 reviews from this member

I can't believe the lack of reviews for this wee gem of a site.

Or maybe folks don't want to share how good it is?

It was fully booked for the 3 nights we stayed.

I live 30-40 minutes drive away but have never really had need to travel to the area.

A friend of mine suggested we should give it a try. So we did for 3 nights with our caravan.

Its a woodland site on the edge of a large park, Hotel and Golf course.

The pitches are dotted throughout the site amongst the trees with a couple of more open areas which get the best of the sunshine when it appears.

One area on the lower level backs on to some housing but does not seem to detract from the ambience of the site.

Our hardstanding pitch was on the right as you enter the site in a small sort of cul de sac with only 3 pitches which got the sunshine from midday onwards. Looked like there were around 20 pitches in the area we were in and all well spaced.

Mostly hardstanding pitches but grass pitches are also available.

All facilities and services are within easy reach as far as I could see.

The showers and toilets seem to have been refurbished quite recently and are the usual club standard.

I got a really good TV signal just using my old Status roof aerial, not sure how it would be in the lower level.

Friendly and helpful wardens who also keep the site in excellent condition.

Dog friendly eating/drinking places in Markinch, also Co-Op and one other supermarket which seems to stock all you would need food/drink wise. Bakery and coffee shop will be the first place you come to on the left. Its a 5-10 minute fairly level walk from the site.

It really was so quiet and peaceful

Date of Visit: April 2017 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Beadsbyfiona 3 reviews from this member

What a gem of a site. Under tall trees. Tarmac roads, so mobility scooter safe. Set on the edge of 400 acres of parkland. Easy access into the town. Within easy walking distance from the campsite, couple wee stores a co-op and pubs, and couple restaurants. Immaculate place, no graffitti, no rubbish. The locals were friendly. The wardens on this site were so friendly and so hard-working. Flowers everywhere. The grass kept cut short everywhere. The disabled toilet was very clean and toilet block very clean. Would certainly return. A great break away and so relaxing. Well lit at night and we felt safe.

Date of Visit: August 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: GrumpyBoaby 58 reviews from this member

Ideally located in the middle of The Kingdom of Fife, especially if you love golf, castles and beaches.

Lovely wardens with a small shop selling milk etc and local wood carvings, Markinch is a 10 minute walk away with a good sized COOP, the COOP has a Post office, cafe.

The village also has a good chemist, dog groomer, a couple of the local hotels are offering all day Scottish breakfasts with black pudding and haggis.

The shower/w/cs look new and kept spotlessly clean, nice laid out site within woodlands with some open grassy areas.

Plenty of water/waste service areas and a good sized motorhome service area near the entrance, worth another longer visit to come back and see the rest of the town and try a breakfast in town.

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Mike13 5 reviews from this member

Set in a lovely country park but within 5 minutes of a small town. Variety of pitches, we chose under some trees, one disadvantage is the houses behind us have a cockerel which starts crowing at about 4 am. Excellent toilet facilities, we have no kids so took no note of facilities for them. Friendly staff

Date of Visit: September 2014 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Dot P 492 reviews from this member

Lovly welcome from the relief wardens and quickly booked in.

We found the pitches at the bottom of the site a bit dark and very overlooked by the flats behind, we therefore chose to stay at the top of the site amongst the trees. As previous reviews state site itself is very well kept and the facilities are immaculate, good piping hot showers.

There are several seasonal caravans on site, many of these looked a bit dirty and uncared for - appreciate the trees cause this with leaves and sap but would look much more pleasant if the caravans were cleaned (the one next to use had a professional in to clean the roof the weekend we stayed). It probably doesn't bother many people just for us it was one of the first impressions of the site.

We would use as a stopover if in the area again but not for longer as we found the trees made it a bit too dark.

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

First time on this site and it was lovely. Very relaxing, site was immaculate as were the toilet and shower block, the wardens were really very nice and very helpful. Would recommend this site to anyone who wants to just get away and relax. No club or restaurant on site but there is no need for it as it only takes five minutes to walk into town. There are two shops, two Chinese and a few pubs and hotels. In laws recommended this site and go there frequently, now we understand why. We will without a doubt be back, two very happy campers :0)

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