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Visitor Reviews - Tantallon Caravan & Camping Park

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Tantallon Caravan & Camping Park
Dunbar Road
North Berwick
Lothian   (Browse area)
EH39 5NJ   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01620 893348

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Pitches: 140
Open: 8th March To 30th November

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 52 Reviews
              8/10 from 52 Reviews


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Reviews:  52 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: EARMSTRONG 1 review from this member

Very nice open site about a mile from North Berwick. Even at a fairly fast pace it takes a good thirty minutes to walk to town via the golf course and beach.

It is a pity that their are no club/bar facilities on site as in order to eat out you need to drive into town or if having a drink with your meal walk or taxi both ways.

Good play areas for kids

The site fees are expensive and for this price Internet should be free and available across the whole site and not just a restricted area

Staff are friendly and helpful.

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Floopy1 2 reviews from this member

Our initial welcome was lovely, Laura couldn't have been more helpful in guiding me around the park map, giving me leaflets and discount vouchers we might use on our stay and explaining where everything was.

The park is very large but well laid out so that everything is in separate sections. We were in the Bass Tourers section on a grass with electric pitch. You should note that there is a bit of a slope on this field and this made for a bit of fiddling with the caravan when we first arrived. The pitches are quite hard to see as they are marked by a slab in the glass (flush with the grass) We found it hard to know exactly how to park. Did we park with the number in the middle? To the side? Anyway just a small note.

This was not helped by a motorhome turning up on our last night and parking so close that I felt they were in our caravan with us. They were equally confused about where they were to be in relation to their number and we felt it would have been much better if the pitches were more clearly defined.

The views are spectacular, truly very captivating. You have Bass Rock, the view over the beech to North Berwick and the view across the sea. The beech is a 10 minute walk away through the golf course and is easy enough to get to.

There is a short dog walk, which is decent enough to take your dog for a wee run. But not a 'walk'. We have to say we were really disappointed with the number of dog owners who completely ignored the 'all dogs must be on a lead' rule. I don't think we saw a single dog on a lead the whole time we were there. As dog owners we found this a bit annoying. Not all dogs like other dogs running over to them, especially if they are on a lead.

The park mentions security, but the whole time we were there we did not see anyone checking the site, enforcing any of the rules or guiding people on pitches.

The facilitates were good, clean and well maintained. We mainly used the small toilet block and the family shower unit which were absolutely fine and very clean.

We had our 2 year old with us and there wasn't an awful lot to keep him entertained. The park was lovely but more geared to older children and he struggled with the walk to the beech.

Overall we think this is a nice site, just maybe not our kind of site.

Date of Visit: March 2014 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Alastairandalice 2 reviews from this member

The photos don't do it justice, the views are amazing! North Berwick is a super little town, we only stumbled accross it when collecting our excellent campervan from a local convertor.

You can walk into town from here via the golf course so don't have to walk along any busy roads. There is a large Tesco less than a mile away if you run out of stuff.

The toilets in the shower cubicles are a bit novel, great idea not seen anywhere else. The pot washing facility could do with a wind break, was a little bracing being semi-out doors, probably the best view from any sink anywhere though.

A little on the pricey side but having said that, the facilities are great and check out the local hotels and B&Bs for steep tarifs.

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Brendanr2004 264 reviews from this member

Spent a night at this site as a base for exploring the coast.

Location

Situated within walking distance of north berwick, this is a large and commercial site. Excellent views of the sea.

Facilities

Excellent - well maintained and plentiful. Also, there's a games room.

Price - quite expensive. 25 for two people on a grass pitch without electricity.

Overall, a good site; handy for North Berwick and Dunbar.

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: GarnetLiz 7 reviews from this member

This was a large, well managed site. Booking and arrival procedures were very efficient, and we were delighted to find that our pitch had been rearranged for a better one as the site was quiet. The caravan field has truly stunning views! Plenty of facilities, the important ones all of a good standard, though the games room was quite run down. The men/boys in the party were slightly perturbed that all the toilet cubicles for men seemed to be in the shower cubicles, had the site been busier this might have led to queues. Toilets and showers were clean and well looked after. Laundry was fine, and outdoor drying area was a nice touch as tumble dryers were expensive. The location was perfect, a lovely walk down to the shore, and a bit further to the railway station, from where trains ran to Edinburgh hourly.

Date of Visit: July 2013 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Barryhodge 4 reviews from this member

We used this site for a week whilst I was working at The Open.

The welcome we received was very friendly. I explained that my wife would be staying on the site while I was away all day and asked if we could move to a site with a better view, which they sorted out. The site was on quite a slope, so we had to use double chocks to get level.

There are plenty of toilets and showers.

The washing up area is quite exposed, so it does get chilly.

Great play areas for children.

Lovely walks along the cliffs (not dangerous) and lovely coves to explore.

Fantastic views and sunsets.

Great bus service to Edinburgh from the Tesco which is only five or so minutes away along a safe path.

Thoroughly recommended, although it was a bit pricey, probably because of The Open.

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