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Visitor Reviews - Bunchrew Caravan Park

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Bunchrew Caravan Park
Inverness-Shire   (Browse area)
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Tel: 01463 237802

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Pitches: 150
Open: March To November

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 59 Reviews
              8/10 from 59 Reviews

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Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Ellabella 3 reviews from this member

First time at this campsite and we will definitely be back! Beautiful views pitched right on front and saw some seals swimming past on the Saturday night. Loads of birds flying beside the tent. The owner was very helpful both over the phone when booking and once we arrived. The toilets although yes dated were immaculate and always clean and never had to queue. Showers were fine hot water at all times and pull chain did not bother us in the slightest. Bonus is the lack of midgies which could be due to the salt sea water! Cant wait to go back

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Trailer Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Katglasgow 5 reviews from this member

Site is really well situated to access Loch Ness, Glen Affric, The Black isle and also Inverness city (useful on rainy days). It has a pretty coastal view and access to a stoney beach (a bit too seaweedy for kids playing but good for exercising the dog). The campsite's best feature was the variety of small areas round-about for kids to meet and make friends - lots of random rope swings hanging from various trees, football pitch, swings etc.

Facilities were OK but not amazing. Toilets and showers were being cleaned but were not spotless, and were very dated. The campsite shop at reception sold most basic supplies and also has a freezer for ice blocks. There are a couple of plugs you can use to charge phones in the dishwashing room. Other good point was the excellent hair dryer in the ladies toilets which was free to use!

Had good day trips to Glen Affric, Culloden and Loch Ness (did the full tourist circle). Fantastic Forestry Commission mountain bike trails at Learnie Rock (good for all ages) on the Black Isle and whale and dolphin centre there is also good.

Had a good week there but probably wont go back as we prefer the more remote sites and feel we saw all the things we wanted to in this area.

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Jayneroo 1 review from this member

We pitched up with two young kids and a dog. We were one of few tents, mainly campers and caravans when we visited. We didn't have electrical hook up and it was a good thing being mobile and gadget free for a whole week! Kids never missed their 'I' devices, tablets etc once! Had a great time fishing and wandering along the beach, which yes as other reviewers have mentioned is rocky rather than sandy. But what a view, and we're not the kind of folk for sunbathing anyway! Kids and dog loved exploring the rock pools and shoreline. Shower and toilet blocks were spotless throughout our visit. Solid granite floors kept the feet warm and water was piping hot, free and plentiful. A few reviews have mentioned the 'pull chain shower system' as a negative, however this is easily bypassed with a bit of camping know how and feel its unfair to mark the site down due to this! Savvy campers will know exactly how to overcome this! Pot wash was also spotless with loads of room, big double sinks and hot water. Site clean, very well maintained and has statics which look like they are well established, loved and lived in - which is a good sign. Beautiful views and sunsets. No midgies which is always a bonus in Scotland! Excellent base for exploring the highlands. Brilliant on site catering via the 'roll van' which can produce a decent breakfast and 3 course meal if required with enough notice given. All served on real plates with real cutlery! No mangy cardboard burger boxes or plastic forks here! We had a great stay. Would highly recommend. Great value as this neck of the woods can be expensive for accommodation in general. Look forward to our next visit! xxx

Date of Visit: May 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Astewart710 1 review from this member

We returned last week after 5 day stay at bunchrew caravan park weather was not very kind to us as it rained most days. However this is a lovely site and harry the warden was very helpful, finding us a hard standing pitch with good views over the beauly firth. Toilets were a bit tired but always clean. There is a small take away van serving meals morning and evening which is handy if you don't fancy cooking. Inverness is about 3 miles away with plenty shops, theatre and cinema etc. There is a shop on site however can't comment on it as we didn't use it but it looked well stocked. Plenty of supermarkets to choose from in Inverness itself. TV reception and WiFi connection excellent although there is a charge for WiFi £2. 50per day or £7 per week so if staying for more than 2 days it is worth taking for the week. We will definitely return and can happily recommend this site.

Date of Visit: September 2013 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Dumplings7 5 reviews from this member

A lovely site with beautiful views! You can chose where you park. We only stayed for 1 night while touring. Very quiet, the only thing that lets this site down is the dated shower block. I must agree with the comment from the other review you only got 3 seconds of water before having to pull the chain again. At first glance I did not know how to operate this system it is the first of its kind I have ever come across! The mobile cafe is good! We also saw the dolphins swimming you need to go over the bridge you can see from the site.

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Fiona W 126 reviews from this member

Happy to recommend this site. Lovely views of the Beauly Firth and the western hills. We were taken to a choice of locations so we could choose which suited us best. Grass pitches under scattered trees are not demarkated in any way - less formal, which we liked; however, Reception warned us to leave our EHU plugged in if we left for the day, and to leave markers on our pitch. (This is why our grey water cannister has our number plate attached to it!) Small take-away food trailer is popular with lightweight campers and we treated ourselves to chips to go with our Dornoch steak. My one niggle would be the showers - free, with the pulse operated by a pull chain. One pulse gave me three (yes, 3) seconds of hot water so I had to shower one-handed, holding down the chain. However, husband reported that 3 pulls of the shower chain provided enough for his shower. Only another shower in different cubicles would have proved which timing was what the owner intended - 3 seconds or 30. Bus from entrance into Inverness; plenty of day trips in every direction - Beauly, Rogie Falls, Glen Affric, Culloden, Cawdor Castle, Inverness, Loch Ness.

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