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Lighthouse Leisure
Dumfries and Galloway   (Browse area)
DG2 8AZ   See Map
Tel: 01387 880277
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Pitches: 25
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 7/10 from 8 Reviews
                7/10 from 8 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer Available   Motorhome Point   Fully Serviced Pitches 
 Shop On Site   Bar On Site   Restaurant On Site   Wifi Access 
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing <1 mile   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool On Site   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   Cycle Hire   Golf <1 mile   Tennis 
 Beach <1 mile   Watersports <5 miles   Boat Launch / Mooring 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport 

Reviews:  8 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: April 2016 Unit:  Static Rating:
Reviewer: Claireapril26 12 reviews from this member

Great location for a site although it's not one for campers as it's geared toward mobile homes, and thank goodness we stayed in one. Pitches look very small and surrounded by mobile homes.

The park is fine. Standard play area, small bar area that does not allow children in when the bingo is in. The pool is nothing more than an extra large bath. We used it once and got out after 5 minutes as we couldn't move in it with more than two families in it, including our family of 4. Out of season this place feels like a ghost town although you can't fault the surrounding scenery. Very, very unlikely we would bring our camper van here.

Date of Visit: May 2010 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Happycamper78 6 reviews from this member

We stayed for 2 nights on this site in a motorhome. It's not the prettiest of sites, with the static caravans all pitched very close together. Our kids loved the flashing lights of all the slot machines and rides, but we didn't! It is all a bit dated, but the toilets were clean, showers etc working fine (most people have their own facilities in mobile homes etc so no queues at all). Didn't fancy the evening entertainment, the bar is the hub of the site, seemed to be busy all day and night. It was a bit noisy at closing time when people returned to their caravans.

Had a fantastic day out at Drumlandrigg Castle, plenty to do and see without even going inside. Best adventure playground we've been to. Perfect for bike riding, various trails around the castle and grounds for all abilities. Good site for exploring the area, but not for us.

Date of Visit: August 2009 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Yandrews 1 review from this member

Just spent 3 days at lighthouse with my husband and 3 young kids although the site was clean and tidy, it is rather noisy. There were only 3 tents on site and that included ours. Our tent is really big but the pitch was big enough to cater it.

The toilet/shower facilities are clean but small only 1 shower 1 toilet for men and 2 of each for ladies. Only 1 dish washing sink as well.

1st night our tent got jumped on by a family of drunk adults with their kids at 12.45am. 2nd night there was a fight due to young teenagers hanging around. 3rd night was more quieter. The pitches were right beside the club which was rather noisy. Dogs were roaming free, at one point a big black lab came and sat in our tent and a jack russell was growling at our kids. There should be a security or warden going around the site at night and during the day, but the site is open to anyone.

The location was great. A lovely chip shop and craft shop. People were really friendly but those two family fights put a damper on our break.

Date of Visit: June 2009 Unit:  Static Rating:
Reviewer: Joe mulholland 1 review from this member

My family and I just got back from a 2 week holiday at the Lighthouse Leisure park, Southerness and we cant wait to go back. The staff are so helpful, from Sylvia and Audrey in the main office to wee Sandra, the cleaning lady. The people there who owned caravans where also very friendly. I have been going on holiday to caravan sites for nearly 30 years but never have I met friendlier people, who would do anything in there means to help. The caravan site is well maintained and very clean with the bins being emptied every day.

Entertainment was great at the Mermaid bar with Rosemarie and her husband doing a super job. We asked them for karaoke one night and it was no trouble for them. They also ran the swimming pool which was small but clean. Me and my kids where there every day and loved it. The beach was great as well. The caravan we rented was also excellent it was one of the new models, clean tidy and very spacious. We visited Mabie Farm twice, which is great fun for the whole family and there is a golf course just a mile away it costs 12 to play including clubs balls and tees.

ll in all, a super holiday and great value for money.

Date of Visit: August 2006 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Normannbelson 9 reviews from this member

This site is noisy, at night with noise from the club on till after midnight, and also people drinking till after 2am. I suppose its alright if you like that sort of thing. The toilets and showers were clean with plenty of hot water

Date of Visit: April 2007 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Ste7510 4 reviews from this member

We stayed for 4 nights. Good facilities which were clean and tidy. The touring pitches were in middle of the park around the club and showers. Noise was not a problem, the swimming pool is small and there is a charge. The pool was not busy this week.
The club had entertainment Friday and Saturday, great singer on called John Ross and he is back again at the end of May.
Everyone was very friendly and we had a great time and are planning to return soon.
Touring pitch cost just 13.00 with electric, awning and 2 dogs, good walk along the beach for dogs.

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