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Visitor Reviews - Inverewe Gardens Camping And Caravanning Club Site

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Inverewe Gardens Camping And Caravanning Club Site
Highlands   (Browse area)
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Tel: 01445 781249

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Pitches: 55
Open: 01 Apr - 26 Oct

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 35 Reviews
              8/10 from 35 Reviews

Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes 

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Date of Visit: September 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Jimsmisses 15 reviews from this member

Just spent five nights at this very pretty site - almost on the shores of Loch Ewe but not quite as quite a busy road intersects site from shoreline.

The site is set out as a garden with pretty shrubs and just enough trees and bird tables here and there.

The staff are friendly. There is a mixture of grass or hardstanding pitches, sadly no fully serviced pitches which always niggles me in this day and age.

Wifi is spasmodic and if you can get it at your pitch you need to buy it which I object to strongly.

The big gripe with this site is the sanitary block which frankly is appalling and needs demolishing and rebuilding.

Yes, it's very clean but. The loo cubicles are so narrow you can hardly turn around, there are no privacy cubicles and very few showers. The showers are dreadful and its all so old fashioned and what I would call Heath Robinson in all respects.

There is a lot of traffic noise from the road.

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Idetika 17 reviews from this member

Beautiful location, next to a loch and a couple of minutes walk from Poolewe where there is a well-stocked shop and a great hotel that does excellent food and drink.

The site is immaculate with the usual high-standard of facilities that can be expected at a club site. The site has a small shop for the essentials, my only criticism is that you cannot re-freeze your own ice packs but have to rent theirs, which is a bit of a pain when you move on from the site with no frozen ice packs as you obviously have to give them back.

A great area for exploring, there are amazing walks direct from the site. If you want to have a drive out, head to Aultbea to the smokehouse for some fabulous smoked salmon!

Date of Visit: June 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: S n buxton 9 reviews from this member

The site is situated across the road from the loch and the setting and backdrop are beautiful.

Just a few hundred meters down the road the village of Poolewe has a general store incorporating newsagent and Post Office. Opposite is a really nice coffee shop and just a 100 mts further along is the Poolewe Hotel offering good quality Real Ale and food.

The actual site itself is maintained to a very very high standard. All the facilities are spotless - there is even a vase of fresh flowers in the gents! The showers are cleaned constantly and are a pleasure to use because the hot water IS hot and flows hot instantly. There is a superbly well stocked and informative Tourist Information annex. The site shop keeps a decent selection of fresh produce.

So why have I not given the site maximum stars? As a single camper it cost me £13. 05 a night to camp. Double the normal cost for the North Western Highlands. Vastly cheaper if you are a member, but this is not made clear on the website. I also feel the £2 per day WiFi charge penny pinching as most establishments offer this service for free. Too many signs and notices adorn the site reminding me of skool.

Final tip for tent users - the birds roost in the trees above and adorn your tent with 'deposits'. The far corner of the site nearest the road is a poor spot with a very rocky subsurface making it very difficult to knock down the pegs.

Date of Visit: April 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Vangran 7 reviews from this member

Lovely site with friendly managers. Well spaced with trees just beginning to come into leaf. We had beautiful weather and the walking was excellent. Local shop and eating places. Good for filling up and emptying for motor homes.

We will return. As we use our own facilities I forgot to look at those available on site, but if other C & C club site are anything to go by there will not be a problem.

The tent areas look good and there is a place for tenters to sit and to get away from any bad weather.

Date of Visit: October 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Headgardener 13 reviews from this member

This site sits overlooking Lochewe and Poolewe Gardens owned by the Nation Trust for Scotland.

The views from the site are fantastic and it is well worth the journey. The best route is via Achnasheen and the road is mainly very good except for a few miles of single track - but this is not a big deal as there are numerous passing places.

Poolewe itself has an hotel - we had a very pleasant well presented meal there even although the service was a bit slow - a really well stocked shop (closed on Sundays) and a cafe.

The wardens are friendly and the site is well cared for. Although we do not use the toilets/showers I did look in and they were modern and very clean.

TV Reception depends on the pitch you are on so if it is important to you ask the wardens for a pitch with good Reception - although we were more interested in the Loch view!

About 8 miles from the site is the memorial stone to the sailors who lost their lives on the Russian Convoys which gathered and then left from Cove on Poolewe. Although the road is only single track the scenery is fantastic.

Ullapool is a 50 mile drive away - again via magnificent scenery.

Date of Visit: October 2013 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Dot P 412 reviews from this member

A second visit to this site for us, we loved the area last time and the site is brilliantly placed to be close to the village and yet has views straight down the loch.

The assistant wardens booked us in - really friendly and helpful, we were allowed to choose our own pitch (not usually allowed at C&CC) which was appreciated as we wanted a loch view.

Toilets / showers kept immaculate as always, pitches were all kept really tidy, as a previous review says almost garden like. We didn't feel pitches were overly small, in fact ours was really large with plenty of space to sit outside etc.

The village shop sells pretty much everything, its like a little goldmine. Opposite that is a lovely cafe serving light meals and also acts as the newsagent on a Sunday.

This is a brilliant C&CC site - well placed for those travelling up to the North and being so close to Inverewe gardens makes it a perfect stop off for a few days.

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