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Visitor Reviews - Blair Castle Caravan And Camping Site

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Blair Castle Caravan And Camping Site
Blair Castle
Blair Atholl
Perthshire   (Browse area)
PH18 5SR   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01796 481263

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Pitches: 300
Open: Beg March - End November

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 101 Reviews
              8/10 from 101 Reviews

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Date of Visit: April 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Smitgla 6 reviews from this member

Stayed here for just one night. Large campsite with a kids playground in the centre. Games room, shop and library in the main building. Free wifi for 2 hours from inside this building. We had a fully serviced pitch which provided hook up and water right next to the motorhome. Great walks around the estate- and a discount voucher given on arrival for Blair castle if needed. Showers were hot although you had to push the button all the time and the shower stopped everytime before starting again - which was annoying. Great that they were hot, however too hot for me to shower the kids.

Date of Visit: September 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Yappieannie 8 reviews from this member

We stayed here for 2 nights in September and loved the site, a bit bigger than our normal site but coming into September the site was quiet and we did not find the size of the site an issue.

We were allocated a pitch on arrival which was nice and flat and not to far from the toilet block. The toilets were clean with plenty of hot water.

The views from the tent were amazing, plenty of walking options from the site.

Would come back again.

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: OneHorsePower 4 reviews from this member

This is my second year camping for the Blair Castle Horse Trials.

Both times I have been over in the rally park (across the castle drive) and find the tent pitches flat, huge and very quiet. You are allocated a set pitch number on arrival.

Reception staff were friendly and welcoming and give you all the information you could need. You have access to free wifi in reception which was great for a quick check of e-mails ect.

Numerous toilet blocks - and despite the site being extremely busy with the horse trials - I never had an issue getting a shower. Blocks were always clean.

From the rally park - you do need a torch in the dark!

Fantastic walks direct from the site - a variety of way marked walks of varying lengths to follow - fantastic for the dog. Next year - will try and explore a bit more of Glen Tilt.

I do enjoy staying at this site and will continue to return to come up for the horse trials but I do find this site to rather on the expensive side especially as they do not accommodate single supplements so effectively I pay for 2 adults despite there only being me and the dog. I think they could offer a price for solo campers which would make it more cost effective.

Over-all a busy and popular site with nice facilities and I will return year after year even if it is on the pricey side.

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Luvtenting 3 reviews from this member

Camped here many times. This visit was not great. Pitches were mud, no grass. Came home and had to wash the tent!

Getting too expensive for one person. I was 42. 00 for 2 nights. NO SINGLE PERSON SUPPLEMENT! That's for a Grass (mud) pitch with NO electricity!

Showers were annoying! Had to keep pushing a button every 10 seconds. Many shaver points not working! Really nice shower blocks, best I've seen!

Beautiful surroundings, nice welcome and friendly staff!

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Lkreth 1 review from this member

Lovely site very well kept. Wardens & staff very helpful.

Only 2 showers in toilet block which we thought might be a problem for such a big site (there are 5 toilet blocks but also nearly 300 touring pitches + tents)Pleasantly surprised that showers were free every morning even though site was busy however never once had a hot or even warm shower. Very disappointing.

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Ginger 3542 2 reviews from this member

Terrible Tent Pitch Position

Pitch booked in plenty of time / requested quiet spot - got opposite - stayed there last week [have stayed there a total of 4 times now over the years].

Whatever you do don't accept tent pitch no 247 [although this is classed as an XXL pitch with the foot traffic down all sides it became a very small pitch], it is in our opinion in the worst position on the site adjacent to a gate to the river with people walking / cyclists down every side including the rear of the tent [privacy was not possible]. The power supply is at the far / wrong side of the gate away from the tent pitch which either means people trip over / trample your power lead, or as I did lift a paving flag at the gate to run my cable beneath for safety, I reported and made a suitable suggestion to one of the grounds men about this but nothing was done during our stay].

Cold water only out of the automatic taps in one of the toilet blocks.

Children cycling between parked cars [even in the allocated parking spots] - many resorted to parking cars in front of their tents, even this caused worry, as they cycled even there.

Overall these and other minus points [not really worth mentioning] somewhat spoilt our weeks holiday, We would never go there again in the Scottish School holidays which we did not know [and was not told about on booking] start earlier and finish earlier than England's, or have that position again.

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