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Visitor Reviews - Torvaig Caravan And Camping Site

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Torvaig Caravan And Camping Site
Staffin Road
Portree
Isle Of Skye   (Browse area)
IV51 9HU   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01478 611849

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Pitches: 90
Open: April To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 67 Reviews
              9/10 from 67 Reviews


Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes 

Reviews:  67 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: June 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Andyharvey 10 reviews from this member

Very nice site convenient for Portree. We arrived without booking and it was no problem, though we didn't require hookup.

Gravel pitch for motorhomes was reasonably level.

Toilet and showers were clean and tidy. Used the laundry facilities which needed tokens purchased from the warden, washing powder was included.

Date of Visit: May 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Elmo the motorhome 25 reviews from this member

Booked and stayed for 2 nights. Booking process a waste of time as site manager said it was generally 'first come, first served' on EHP. These are restricted as only 4 EHP's serve 5 pitches. Same on both sides of the site.

The site is part sloping so bring your levellers. Campers should learn to sleep whilst not rolling downhill!

Plenty of toilets and showers which are kept clean. Excellent dishwashing area which is shared with washing machine / tumbler drier.

The man who now runs this site is trying hard to provide good experience for visitors. Give him a chance to succeed.

Date of Visit: May 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Damaca 5 reviews from this member

We had stayed here last year for 2 nights and came back this year intending to stay as long or longer. Other reviews about proximity to Portee, showers etc. , say why. But we left after just one night. There was no hot water in the dishwashing area in the evening, some kind campers cooking in this area which doubles as a kitchen and freezer area boiled a kettle for us. The same happened the following morning so we decided to move on. Also, the weather was very wet and we found the site rather cheerless in these conditions. We moved to another site elsewhere on Skye which we liked much better, even in the poor weather.

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Frapo 5 reviews from this member

Very nice campsite just outside Portree. A 15 to 20 minutes walk will take you to Portree's lovely small harbour. The campsite is quite slopy, levellers for Motorhomes are necessary at most of the pitches. The facilities are good and cleaned twice a day. There are about 10 hsp's. The site is close to a lovely circular walk through the fields via Torvaig and along the Sound of Raasay to Portree.

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: TheDawgs 15 reviews from this member

We picked this site due to its proximity to Portree. We had stayed on Skye before (in the Dunvegan area) and found that site too remote for our needs. Torvaig is ideal as it is a minutes (drive) from Portree centre and the well-equipped Co-op. We highly recommend trying some Skye Ale! The site is quite hilly in places, however most people found a level spot depending on the size and shape of their tent. We stayed here for 4 nights which is the longest we’ve ever stayed on one site. We would have stayed longer if it wasn’t for the upcoming bad weather forecast. The facilities are good, though the block closest the office are mainly showers with only one toilet (note, there are no hand driers or paper towels in here, ladies or gents). The other block is mainly toilets with a couple of showers. The washing up facilities are situated behind the main house where the washer and dryer were in constant use (we were pitched near here and the noise didn’t cause us any problems). The site is very busy, but in a good way. Everyone was friendly and noise was kept to a minimum. There was a good range of campers, from motorhomes/caravans to single tents, hikers, bikers and people like us with tents and cars. It has an extremely laid back feel, even in the way the owner collects your money during his morning rounds, however they were also very helpful and accommodating. There is a walk from the top of the site (through a farm style gate) which had incredible views and both our dogs loved running up here. We even saw the odd eagle flying around in the evening. There were a few midges, but nothing too bad. The grass on site was some of the best we’ve stayed on – very thick, well-kept and spongy. We found Torvaig to be the perfect base for exploring the whole of Skye and we will definitely be back again (costs were very reasonable at £7 per person and nothing more). Highly recommended site, which we’re hoping doesn’t become too popular!

Date of Visit: May 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: JoanneJ 1 review from this member

An excellent camp site. The owner was very friendly and worked tirelessly to keep the place well maintained and spotless. Very clean toilets, and the soap dispensers etc always stocked. Free showers that were very hot. Short walk in to Portree for supplies if needed. Lovely views and a sighting of white tailed eagles flying overhead.

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