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Visitor Reviews - Maragowan Caravan Club Site

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Maragowan Caravan Club Site
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Stirlingshire   (Browse area)
FK21 8TN   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01567 820245

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Pitches: 97
Open: 20/03 To 02/11

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 50 Reviews
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Date of Visit: April 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: GMD01 5 reviews from this member

If you like friendly wardens, good size pitches, nice location then go to Maragowan.

I have spent 3 nights here over the Easter weekend. The site was busy but given the size it didn't seem crowded. My wife had to wait for a free shower one morning, I never had a problem. Maybe men are quicker or don't bother the same as ladies.

Pitches are a good size with room for car, awning and caravan on a hard standing pitch. Pitches are standard with EHU but no individual drain or water point. TV signal was good.

Site is on the banks of a river with no fence or protection for children.

Killin has a number of bars, hotels, restaurants for food. Lunch at Capercaillie was Cullin Skink which was good. We ate out of the fish and chip van located in the village hall car park. It is not open for long, but everything was cooked fresh to order, so is worth a visit.

This is the second time we have been to Maragowan and wont be the last.

Date of Visit: September 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Oxter 25 reviews from this member

First visit to this site and we were impressed with the standard. Beautifully kept site and the toilet block although not of recent vintage was very clean and fresh. Very helpful wardens and supplied a cylinder of gas on trust in the evening when we ran out.

Lovely walks in near vicinity and around the area. Bus circuit (free to Scottish Bus Pass holders) passes the door and will stop on request. (seasonal)

Delightful village with facilities within medium walking distance and also via adjacent railway line walkway.

Trossachs area with wonderful scenery and loads of nearby places to visit.

Date of Visit: September 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Mischka 28 reviews from this member

We had a great long weekend at this site. It is on the edge of Killin which is a very pretty village with a Co-op, a good outdoor shop and many places to eat and drink.

The site is level and in a fabulous setting with Ben Lawers in the background. The toilet block was very clean and tidy and there is a small play park for kids. We cycled to Kenmore along NCN 7, (c 16 miles) which follows the south of Loch Tay, on a fabulous quiet and scenic road. We came back along the north side of the loch which was a bit busier but not too bad.

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: JayneBerry 18 reviews from this member

This site is all about the area and the scenery. Killin is just a village really, nothing special about it although the Falls of Dochart Inn does excellent home-cooked food. If you were being unkind you could describe it as the a***-end of nowhere, but it is a great base for walking, canoeing, cycling and generally enjoying the natural beauty.

It's a very dark site at night and you need a torch to visit the loos - which are a bit of a trek away if you're pitched at the far end. Speaking of the loos, although spotlessly clean they are a bit gloomy and in need of brightening up a bit.

The site is sandwiched between a river and a busy-ish road, also some building work going on next to the road and the pitches adjacent could be quite noisy at times. The riverside pitches are definitely the best. No on-site dog walk but the wardens can suggest a nice walk right next to the site where dogs can be let off the lead safely.

It's a completely flat site and not difficult to manoeuvre your van to get pitched up, therefore good for the less physically able caravanner.

If you're prepared to get out and about and make the most of the area, this is a good place to say.

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Lavjan 6 reviews from this member

Stayed for 2 nights as stop over. Pitches so close together, why do you have to face another van!

Why do the Caravan Club charge for wifi!

This was not the site for me, back to independent and CL sites, where you have more choice and more relaxed.

The location of Killin and Loch Tay is excellent.

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Daffodil1941 29 reviews from this member

Our second visit to the site this time stay over on our way home from our Scotland tour. Lovely little site by the river toilet facilities are lovely plenty of hot water, did not use the showers, wash up area laundry and a drying room. The staff are helpful and friendly a nice walk into the village a newsagent, coop, bakers, gift shops, restaurants and cafés and a couple of pubs and of course the falls. Busy road but the noise did not bother us. But when we were there, there was a lot of building work was going on at the side of the site and it was very noisy through the day. Not sure for how long. We will be back when we tour Scotland so convenient.

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