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Skye Camping And Caravanning Club Site
Loch Greshornish
Isle Of Skye   (Browse area)
IV51 9PS   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01470 582230

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Pitches: 105
Open: 2nd April - 9th October

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 71 Reviews
              9/10 from 71 Reviews

Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes Caravan Storage Storage  Glamping 

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Date of Visit: June 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Doggies On Tour 28 reviews from this member

Very friendly wardens who helped us to find the best pitch for our large twin axle caravan. Also a lovely little shop and a great info centre and campers kitchen. The facilities are spotless, but as with all these sites are closed for cleaning for too long! Fresh chicken and duck eggs are available in the shop, when the girls comply! Beautiful pitches overlooking the loch. So peaceful that when we got there we just sat outside for hours, looking at the beautiful setting. The Isle of Skye is a great place to explore and this is a great site to spend a few days at before or after getting the ferry to the Outer Hebrides. We will definitely be back to stay next time we are in the area.

Date of Visit: June 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Snelly54 2 reviews from this member

Stayed here for eight nights and we were very fortunate with the weather almost every day. The site is in an idyllic spot overlooking the loch, with a fantastic dog walking area that must be more than half a mile long. It's a partly sloping site so you may need levellers. The showers and loos are immaculate and there's a good laundry and washing up room. The motorhome service point is slightly tricky for longer units in that you are partially blocking the road round the site. The shop is pretty basic although they seem to have quite a lot of 'bits' rather than food. Staff are great, really helpful. If you need to do a bigger food shop there's a Co-op on the outskirts of Portree and also, fairly close to the Co-op, somewhere selling fruit and veg (the sign said they had other groceries as well, but we didn't visit so can't confirm). There is no longer a grocery shop in Edinbane. Occasional bus service going to Dunvegan and Portree but you need to watch some of them as they are school buses and you can't always get on. The bus stop (request only) is at the top of a fairly steep drive that's probably 1/4 mile long. The pub/restaurant is some distance from the site and some people we knew said it was pretty expensive - again we didn't visit so can't say for sure.

No children's playground (hooray!) and not really anywhere for ball games, so maybe not the place for a family holiday - having said that, it's good to get the little darlings out in to the fresh air isn't it?

We would definitely return to the site especially in May/June or possibly September/October. The midges were just starting to be a nuisance in the evenings so take some citronella candles and some Avon Skin-so-soft!

Date of Visit: June 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Dobber748 10 reviews from this member

Scenic and absolutely beautiful surroundings but as we arrived on a last minute booking we were given the last available pitch. Shouldn't complain as it was down to our lack of planning but we were pitched in the thoroughfare to the shower block so all the foot traffic to and fro and the odd couple who didn't wish to walk and would drive to the toilets leaving their engines running as they did so.

There was also an air con extractor right here above our heads which spoilt the lovely peaceful evening we were hoping to enjoy.

Niggles maybe but after enjoying some fantastic sites on the hebrideas at much cheaper rates it was a reality check at the end of a lovely week.

Can't leave this post on a sour note so some positives, shower block good, friendly owners with a well stocked shop and great walking from here.

Date of Visit: September 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Trevor + Jo 62 reviews from this member

We stayed here for only one night, returning from the Outer Hebrides. We arived late afternoon and left early the next morning. A very clean, tidy, well managed site. The facilities are excellent, as you'd expect from a C&CC site. The site is next to the loch and the cursed midges were out at dusk.

The town of Portree is only 20 minutes drive away for shops and pubs. A perfect stop over but we could have easily stayed for longer.

Date of Visit: September 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Jarvis9 10 reviews from this member

The usual high Camping and Caravan Club standards. The wardens and their deputies were very helpful and friendly. Being Skye, the location was predictably fabulous. The grass was a bit boggy down at the bottom near the water's edge due to the very wet Spring and Summer. In hindsight, being tenters, we should have avoided that area although it does offer the best views.

We were told that the owners designed the shower block themselves and what a good job they have made of it. The underfloor heating is a great touch and helps to dry the floor off after they have been mopped. The washing up room, in particular, was the nicest I have experienced. All very well thought out and spotlessly clean, although we found the closing time of 10:30 to 12:00 quite long and strangely timed.

All-in-all a very pleasant place to stay and I am sure we will return one day.

Date of Visit: September 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Jakelab 6 reviews from this member

Stayed in September. Good pitch, wardens helpful and friendly. Toilets and shower block excellent. All round good site. Bus stoo near site. Easy to get to Dunvegan etc. Only downside of the site were the midges. Dog walk along shore was good. Very pleasant 2 day stay.

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