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Visitor Reviews - Kilvrecht Caravan And Camp Site

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Kilvrecht Caravan And Camp Site
Perthshire   (Browse area)
PH17 2QJ   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01350 727284

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Pitches: 90
Open: Easter To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 23 Reviews
              9/10 from 23 Reviews

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Date of Visit: August 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: THE WALKRS 5 reviews from this member

What can we say this was just what we needed no hot water, no shower or electricity but there is cold running water. We came across the site by chance when we were unimpressed by some other sites that we had looked at and decided to stay for 6 nights. There is plenty of walking in the area, Kinloch Rannoch has well supplied shop - if you want fresh meat order it the day before you need it and they get it in for you. Toilets are cleaned daily, wash up area is clean and tidy well supplied with local information. You may need midge repellent if you suffer with the wee beasties but they do have 'Midge Magnets' around the site. Don't forget your torch if you need the loo in the night as there is no lighting. The warden calls round in the evening to collect your rent which is £8. 00 per night per unit. Will definitely be back. Wild Camping with Loo's! If you want facilities don't go! If you want peace and tranquillity this is the ideal place!

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Jay Bay 10 reviews from this member

No hot water, no electric hook ups, no lights, no showers, no noise no wonder this is such a perfect place. Well apart from the midges, which weren't too bad but they were there.

The toilets, and washing area was very clean and there is chemical disposal so for a self contained unit as ours the lack of all of the above was not an issue. The site is a bit of a drive of the A9 mostly on single track roads but it is a lovely place to spend a few days. The area is wonderful and there are lots of walks from site plus the wonderful Rannoch station at the end of the long drive round the loch. It you want quite and lovely country side this is a perfect place.

You get exactly what it says on the tin and great value for money.

Date of Visit: April 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Kaydeescoolcamping 3 reviews from this member

We've been twice to this site, once last summer and easter there. The first time we came I was dreading taking my husband and son because of the lack of facilities. This year my son works in computing and rather than moaning about not getting on his, enjoyed the freedom of not being able to get on it. We're so un-organised we decide the night before we're going so this suits us as you just turn up and don't have to book. At £8 per tent per night it's fantastic value if lots of you share a tent. I'd imagine midges would be a real problem but we were lucky and didn't see any. I really don't think I'd change anything about this site, I love it's simplicity, for me it has just enough creature comforts, running water, decent toilets, the only thing maybe would be hot water at the dishwashing area as trying to get grease off pans with cold was a challenge, we fixed that by taking a few kettles of boiling water but that meant one of us had to trail up and down to the tent to bring them. We will be back

Date of Visit: September 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Happysunshine1912 3 reviews from this member

We camped at this site for a couple of nights at the start of September. You turn up and pitch where ever you want and the warden comes round in the evening to collect the money.

As the site is away from the main road and slightly out of the way it tends to be quieter than others in the area. There are no real facilities for children so if you're looking for entertainment you wont find it here. There is a good mixture of caravans/motorhomes and tents with plenty of room to pitch so no need to feel like you were too close to your neighbour.

There are midge machines but to be honest they didn't seem to be that effective. The site is well kept and has fairly basic but clean facilities. There are male and female toilet blocks(unlit)and wash rooms with cold water but no shower.

We loved this site, it is surrounded by woodland walks(great for the dog) and beautiful scenery.

Date of Visit: July 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Westcoaster 4 reviews from this member

I camped at this site in July. There's no need to book; you just turn up and the warden collects the fee in the evening or morning. For me, my tent and car it was a mere £8 - excellent! For backpackers it's a even cheaper at £5! It's a nice, well kept and spacious site and not too busy as Kilvrecht is a bit out of the way for most. There are plenty water points and disposal facilities. There are well marked forestry commission walks around the area and you're only about 1. 5 miles down a forestry track from Loch Rannoch or about 3 from Kinloch Rannoch where there is a great wee café and very well stocked shop with lots of camping necessities (including midge repellent which you WILL need!) On my visit there was a mix of caravans and family tents- and my tiny wee tent. (Solo campers like myself are seemingly quite common, so the warden told me). The warden said they don't allow large/rowdy groups as it's a 'quiet family site' which was fine with me! There were no children's' 'play' facilities, but most families I saw were making their own fun, playing football etc. With loads of room to tear about in. It's a great location for outdoorsy families or serious walkers (near Schiehallion for one). The toilet blocks are clean but unlit (bring a torch for night), and there's only cold water and no showers, but you can have a full wash in a cubicle which locks - it's really fine! It's a lovely quiet spot where you can fall asleep listening to the wind swishing in the pine trees. No fires are allowed as it's in the middle of the forestry, but there are handy benches with metal 'trays' at one end for stoves and BBQs and I noticed a few people with 'fire baskets'. DO bring midgie repellent though - there are 'midge eaters' on site, but honestly, there were hoards of the wee brutes everywhere, especially at the edges of the site under the trees and they drove me demented in the evening and morning. Despite this, I thoroughly enjoyed my stay here and plan to visit again.

Date of Visit: July 2013 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Lumatrix 5 reviews from this member

This is a lovely area of Scotland with difficult access roads that make it a bit remote and usually very peaceful. We visited for the first time on a very hot weekend 75-80 Degrees of heat and the forest walks are sublime. The leaves of the many aspen trees on the site abound and shimmer in a spell binding way in a slight breeze. Many other reviewers have mentioned the facilities - or mainly the lack of them but the two basic necessities are well catered for. There are plentiful supplies of fresh water taps and a clean and easy to use chemical toilet disposal. These are the only two requirements that we have of a site and the price - now £8 for all seasons and all camping rigs - though backpackers are cheaper yet.

Highly recommended the wardens care for their forest AND their customers is exemplary. We will be back and thanks to the pleasant welcome and peaceful stay.

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