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Visitor Reviews - Glentrool Camping And Caravan Site

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Glentrool Camping And Caravan Site
Newton Stewart
Dumfries and Galloway   (Browse area)
DG8 6RN   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01671 840280

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Pitches: 32
Open: March To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 45 Reviews
              9/10 from 45 Reviews

Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes Caravan Storage Storage  Statics for Hire  Statics on Sale 

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Reviews:  45 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: May 2017 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Bartlett ian 1 review from this member

Just lovely

Small campsite and beautiful location for biking and walking

I was worried when I arrived that it would get crowded at weekend, but the owners are more concerned about quality than quantity and put up the site full sign up when other places would have squeezed more in. Some lovely touches like bothy with fridge and microwave, really helpful for small tenters who have limited gas and nowhere to keep the milk cool, and a bathroom that plays the strains of radio 2 in the morning, so much more civilised than some of the strains normally heard. Good shop and everywhere very clean. Cannot wait to go back and wonderful wildlife. Possibly not the best if you have lots of small children given size of site but did not really look at the site from this perspective. Owners very helpful with ideas of where to visit

Date of Visit: March 2017 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Wheeler99 8 reviews from this member

Hey we were the first visitors this year and the site remains fantastic. The ladies are very warm and friendly and give good sound advice on local trails and facilities. The 'hoose' pub remains very good. Its a nice quiet site and is being developed every year, the pitches are spacious and everything is done with great care. As it nears perfection already one wonders what else can be done in the future. There are lovely touches everywhere and campers are well catered for with a hut if weather is poor and even a microwave and drying rack, brilliant.

Marked lower for child friendliness dependent upon age and control due to the lake and proximity to the road.

Date of Visit: September 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Paulgough 7 reviews from this member

Stayed at this site for 2 nights in late September hoping to have clear skies for star gazing but without success. Fortunately the site more than made up for the uncooperative night clouds. The owners run it with real vigour and enthusiasm and have achieved a huge amount in 3 years. Everything is spotlessly clean, functional and operates with the minimum of fuss and rules. Hard standing spacious pitches, modern toilet block and a general feeling of warmth. A 5 minute drive takes you to the Glentrool Visitor Centre with a range of beautiful walks. The one to Robert The Bruce's stone is stunning. Fortunately the owners were able to direct us to a parking place for our motorhome near the Centre as the bridge giving access has been damaged by flood water. ( no problem for small units). We did not use the local P. H. But reports from other site users were positive. We will definitely return and hope for clear skies as a bonas.

Date of Visit: August 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Teenoso 2 reviews from this member

What a brilliant site, one of the best sites we have ever stayed on.

Small, friendly and quiet, just what we were looking for on our 2 day break to get away from it all.

Very impressive toilet/shower block, modern, clean and sparkling.

The two areas reserved for caravans/motorhomes are completely gravelled over which at first sight is a bit stark but very practical in the wet and you soon get used to it.

The individual bays are in the process of being hedged off, given a couple of more years and they will provide a good degree of privacy to each pitch.

Pub five minutes up the road, one of the site owners even offered to phone ahead to book us a table when we arrived.

The area is stunning, even better in good weather, plenty of ideas at the Glentrool visitor centre to keep you as busy or as chilled out as you could possibly wish.

Date of Visit: June 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Jondy376 40 reviews from this member

We received a lovely warm welcome on arrival, the pitches are hardstanding with plenty of room. The showers and toilets were spotless, Brilliant on site dog walk, The site is well maintained by Fran and Jen, they are very passionate about the area they live in and always have time to advise you of walks or where to have a day out. We had some lovely walks some from the campsite and some we parked by Loch Trool. Thank you for Making us feel so welcome and hope to visit again soon

Date of Visit: June 2016 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Sweetpete 1 review from this member

Wow! what a superb find. Quiet, remote, relaxed, clean facilities, lovely owners, saw golden Eagle over Merrick, Osprey and chick (through telescope)at Loch Trool amazing! Long scenic walks in and around Glentrool forest, and as the owners say arrived a GOA (grumpy on arrival) and left a COD (chilled on departure)! will definitely be back but not in June! too many midges lol!

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