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Shieling Holidays
Isle Of Mull
Isle of Mull   (Browse area)
PA65 6AY   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01680 812496

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Pitches: 90
Open: 04/03 To 01/11

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 75 Reviews
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Date of Visit: September 2016 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Dot P 442 reviews from this member

We have not visited this site for several years, on arrival we found it had hardly changed.

When we last visited the pitches on the front could only be used overnight as the small railway to the castle used the area during the day for parking - now the pitches are used as part of the general site.

The loos / showers were clean, water got but maybe not as hot as it could be. With only 2 showers and a reasonably full site there was the odd queue. The facilities are old, could maybe do with updating and upgrading.

Staff are great, friendly, helpful and always around for questions.

The pub at Craignure is just a few minutes walk, lovely home cooked food. There is a Spar and two coffee shops also within 5-10 minutes walk.

We did find the areas around the hard-standing very muddy and boggy, but the pitches themselves are well kept each with ehu supply. There is a moho empty and full point and a chem disp as well as a few water taps across the site.

This really is a lovely site, the views over the Sound of Mull are incredible and the site is perfectly placed for visiting all the major places of interest on this amazing island.

Date of Visit: August 2016 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: JCockcroft 6 reviews from this member

Brilliant site with stunning views and good facilities. The staff were very helpful both on arrival and during our stay.

The communal space with wood burner was a much appreciated bonus during a very wet week.

The pub, play park and shop are all within walking distance which is also a great asset.

Date of Visit: May 2016 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Calisnenath 8 reviews from this member

Just returned from a fabulous week here. Amazing views from the top field (no cars allowed apart from arrival and departure means it stays emptier and safer for children - all in all a good thing we felt) of the mountains on the mainland and the ferry coming in and out. So close to the ferry port meant that we drove overnight from Wiltshire, got the 7:45am ferry and were pitched with the kettle on by 10am. You can hear the ping bongs of the ferry (and my phone kept on trying to connect to Calmac WiFi!) but not to a distracting volume. Easy reach of most of Mull. Tobermory (the inevitable Balamory visit with a 5 year old!) Fionnphort for Iona, Ulva ferry port for Ulva and puffin tours and lots of geocaches near by if that's your thing. Craignure stores are super helpful and have a petrol station (cheaper than Shell on the M6 on the way south!) although the stores up the road in Salen are slightly bigger, and Tobermory obviously has more. I can't recommend this site and the whole island highly enough. Only 2 things I would change. 1 is I'd love to have camp fires at pitches, although I recognise that this would bring its own problems, and 2 I'd like to eliminate midges. ;-) Oh and their web site for some odd reason doesn't give the post code. It's PA65 6AY, although you don't really need it to find the site (left out of the ferry, left opp the church and follow round) it is helpful when ordering a birthday card to be sent to site! Am I allowed also to sing the praises of Old Post Office Lochbuie please. They delivered to site to us the most scrummy delicious food for our last night for a quarter of the price of eating out. Highly recommended.

Date of Visit: March 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Reiver0112 2 reviews from this member

Stayed here for 5 night's and was given a great spot at the front of the site overlooking the sea. The site is minutes from the ferry terminal and is a good base for touring the island. The facilities are kept very clean and the showers are always hot. Staff are welcoming, helpful and friendly. Nice pub 5 mins walk and a well stocked supermarket is not much further opposite the ferry. Would definitely recommend a visit.

Date of Visit: March 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Itsyum 90 reviews from this member

What a fantastic campsite this is ! Stunning location, excellent facilities and friendly wardens. The site is situated right on the water overlooking the small ferry terminal. There is a pub and village shop within walking distance, the toilet and shower block is rather small (2 showers & 2 cubicles in each) but was always very clean and warm. The site also has free wifi which was very handy as there's no 3G signal on Mull. We would definitely recommend this place.

Date of Visit: October 2015 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Shuttersister 4 reviews from this member

The Isle of Mull has always been on our wish list and at last my daughter and I have eventually got there. We stayed in our camper-van at the Sheilings site. A beautiful site with stunning views our pitch was right at the front looking onto the sea so as the sun rose and set we had first class views. Reception staff were very friendly and helpful the toilet block and shower facilities were spotless. Constant hot water, hairdryer provided and clothes washing facilities. A unique drying system also provided for clothes. A very central location for catching the Oban ferry and for visiting the many and varied sites on Mull. We thoroughly enjoyed out time at the Sheilings and would certainly recommend it but don't take our word for it try it for yourself.

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