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Visitor Reviews - Braidhaugh Park

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Braidhaugh Park
South Bridgend
Perthshire   (Browse area)
PH7 4DH   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01764 652951

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Pitches: 30
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 35 Reviews
              8/10 from 35 Reviews

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Date of Visit: April 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Marcleigh1 2 reviews from this member

My husband and I have just arrived back from spending four days at this lovely site. The park is kept to a high standard, although the female toilet block was a bit tired looking, but very clean I hasten to add. My husband said that the gents toilet block is currently being painted, so maybe the ladies block will be next on the list. It's about a twenty minute walk to the town centre, uphill going and downhill coming back. The town centre offers various carry out establishments, lovely coffee shops etc. We will definitely return to this park, hopefully with friends, who are quite keen to book one of the pods available. The wardens at the park were friendly and offered a hand to park our caravan. I'm surprised it only has a three star rating, so don't let this put you off.

Date of Visit: March 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: GMD01 5 reviews from this member

Pitches - We were put into a hard standing pitch next to the river. The pitch was fully serviced with water, drain, EHU and aerial point. The pitch was nicely laid out with a log border round the grass area separating the pitches. Not very big, we had our van and car in and there was no room for an awning.

Toilets - I have seen other reviews on the age of the toilets. When we were there the toilets are being renovated, gents had to use the single disabled toilet which was not a problem.

The weather stopped us doing much exploring of the site or Crieff area. The site is beside the River Earn which was well up and running when we were there. If you have children be aware this is a natural woodland site with no fences or barriers of any kind protecting the river access.

Only negative point was when we were leaving on Sunday. The rules are quite clear that we had to be off the site by 12. 00. Given the time of year and the site was not busy at all, plenty of free pitches, we did not rush to leave. Sunday was the only day since we arrived that was dry. Our friends who had their own van were just getting ready to hitch up at 12. 15 when the manager came across to tell us we were late and that we should have been out by 12. 00.

One of the benefits of going away in a caravan is the relaxing time when you are on site. If I was in a hotel I would expect to be asked to leave as they need to clean the room for the next guest. There is nothing to be done to a pitch. We have been to other sites that have let us stay till 3pm before leaving.

Disappointing end to our weekend. The manager could be a bit more relaxed about this when the site was so quiet.

Date of Visit: October 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Fiona W 126 reviews from this member

A return visit. Please don't be put off coming by the criticisms of the toilets - sure, they're dated but we found them clean and warm: all we wanted during our bitterly cold wet visit and offset by the convenience of each pitch having its own tap, drain and TV connection, and views of the hills. I'd like to reinforce the positive comments about the site managers, the town of Crieff and the area around the site which is ideal for the first and last dog walk of the day (and yes, free poo bags at Reception). Cost about £25 pn, up £4 on a year ago. Nearby Drummond Gardens' maple and beech trees were gloriously colourful - they close at the end of October this year.

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Smart Family 23 reviews from this member

We used this site as a stopover on route to Fort William. The reception was very friendly and helpful and we were allocated a beautiful pitch next to the river. The site is very well laid out with large hardstanding divided pitches, with water, drainage and power on each pitch, we had a nice view of the surrounding hills. The location of the site on the edge of town is very convenient as it was easy for us to walk into town, or go on nearby river paths. There is a large co op supermarket 10 minutes walk or 2 minutes drive from the site. Also a large park adjacent to the site which is good for kids. The let down was the toilets, although they were clean, they are very dated and apart from much maintenance needed, they really need upgraded. I can only speak for the mens, but there were 3 toilet cubicles with one of them out of order. The same with 3 shower cubicles, one out of order and another the door lock was falling apart. So overall the site was very nice but please upgrade the toilets. I would love to come for a longer stay and hope to in the future if the toilets were improved.

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Fraznmel 2 reviews from this member

Nice site with lots of places to visit nearby and lovely walks along the river the site is kept nice and clean the only downside is the condition of the toilet blocks and showers the tiles were cracked on the floor and mould growing at the bottom of the shower wall panels the toilet cubicles were old and dated and in need of replacement.

Overall this is a nice site only let down by the toilets and showers

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Roz999 1 review from this member

We have just come home after spending two nights at Braidhaugh Caravan Park and I have to say we were thouroughly impressed. The campsite itself is very well run and there is space for around 50 vans I think which makes this campsite a little gem. The toilets/ shower block are spotlessly clean as is their chemical waste room and the wee shop on site has a good stock selection should you require any essential items. There is a park less than a stones throw away should you bring any dogs with you and an added bonus of FREE doggy bags that can be collected from the shop. This results in a very pleasant stroll through the park with very little dog mess so well done to the shop for supplying the bags. Crieff itself is a lovely little place although a bit hilly if you are not able bodied. There is a good selection of nearby walks that I will explore on my return as we stayed pretty much close to the campsite this visit soaking up the glorious sunshine. Will definitely ge returning to this campsite in the near future.

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