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Visitor Reviews - Braemar Caravan Park (caravan Club)

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Braemar Caravan Park (caravan Club)
Glenshee Road
Braemar
Ballater
Aberdeenshire   (Browse area)
AB35 5YQ   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01339 741373

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Open: 12/12 To 18/10

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 48 Reviews
              8/10 from 48 Reviews


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Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Happycamper02 3 reviews from this member

We spent two nights at this campsite in July. The tent area was nice and flat, easy to put pegs in. Showers and toilets are excellent, so is the washing up area. There was plenty of hot water with no push button but just a normal shower which you can leave on as long as you need it, and you can adjust the temperature.

The staff were very friendly and helpful. We booked and paid online in advance and had no trouble getting in. There is a playground, but it almost looks like it's under construction; it has a flying fox (great!) and climbing frame but that's it. I can only assume the owners are planning on adding more. It's good to have something at least!

Braemar itself is walking distance, even with a 4 and 6-year-old. There are some lovely walks in the area (buy a route booklet at the tourist information, I think it was £1. 40 - not expensive anyhow). We walked to Braemar Castle via the Lion's Face - very enjoyable and the castle was a great find. It's Scotland's only community owned castle and the volunteers give fantastic tours!

All in all I would recommend this campsite. Mind you, do take some midge repellent.

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Wendymilo 2 reviews from this member

Spent a night at this site and never again ground was lumpy and they only have a tidy grass area for tents.

Toilet block was grubby and didn't feel clean.

Liked the dog walking area and it is 10 minute walk into braemar which is an great little village. Braemar and surround area is lovely.

Got a shock at the price as well not good value for money most expensive campsite ive been too.

Will never go back and will never recommend it.

Date of Visit: April 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Basils campers 5 reviews from this member

We visited this site a couple of years ago and happy to say still a great place to spend a couple of days. Site is clean and well maintained. Staff friendly, welcoming and helpful. Toilet blocks clean and warm and plenty of hot water (just what is needed after a hard day walking). Small village is easy walking distance with a few local shops, co op for wine etc, no local bakery but excellent butchers selling just what is needed for the camping BBQ. Only complaint (and this is not the sites fault ) is that whilst there are loads of places to eat out none of the venues are dog friendly (one nice place up near the games area is listed as dog friendly and we had a drink there but this is a small bar / BnB and didn't cater to passing trade, we weren't there long enough to check if was possible to book).

Date of Visit: September 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Mascot1608 1 review from this member

Have just returned from our 10th annual visit to the Braemar Gathering. As has been our custom over the years, we stayed at the Invercauld Caravan Site. However due to the fact that the Caravan Club no longer runs the site, our booking was made with reservations regarding the cleanliness of the facilities and the overall management of the site. Our worries were unfounded! We arrived to an excellent welcome with the wardens more than accommodating regarding my husband's disability. We were given a site close to the toilet block, which along with the fresh and wastewater points were kept scrupulously clean. May I say a heartfelt 'thank you' for helping to keep our annual visit to Braemar an absolute pleasure.

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Chestnuts 13 reviews from this member

What a lovely site, toilets and showers very clean. Its a short walk into Braemar which is a lovely little village. We went on our scooter to Balmorral, but the Queen was in residence so we couldn, t go round, so we went to Braemar castle which is well worth a visit. The tour guide was excellent. We also went to Glenshee, a most beautiful ride through the mountains. We would definitely reccomend this site, we even had WIFI.

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Sunnyoak 2 reviews from this member

A lovely site with friendly wardens. Just what we expect from a CC affiliated site. Good washrooms although on the older side but immaculately clean. The laundry facilities were good although very busy at times. There is a dog walking area on site which was great for us. Good children's play facilities. Braemar itself is just a few minutes walk from the site and is beautiful with lots of super gift shops to browse & 2 small supermarkets which were adequate for our needs. Also several hotels serving food & drinks. Some super walking in the area which our dogs loved. To reach other parts of the area you definitely need a car but even then everywhere is a long way away.

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