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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 38 Reviews
              8/10 from 38 Reviews

Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes 

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Date of Visit: June 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Snelly54 2 reviews from this member

Our second visit to this site in two years. It's a lovely spot, flat site with a small shop. Wardens are great. The showers and loos are slightly dated but very clean; there's no real need for super-modern facilities!

There is a shop in the village which has just about anything you could need (also contains a post office where you can withdraw cash). Every Tuesday there's a market in the village hall - lots of craft objects, plants, antiques, fresh fruit and veg, bread, meat and fish. They also do bacon butties/scones/cake/coffee/tea.

Some lovely walks nearby.

Inverewe Gardens definitely worth a visit (in walking distance) and it's also worth going to the Perfume Studio and Aroma Café at Mellon Charles - about 7 miles away. It's easily accessible even in a fairly large motorhome and there's plenty of parking. Food and staff both lovely.

There is a strong wartime connection in the area so it's worth seeking out information on it.

Good meal at the local hotel (also in walking distance) - dogs more than welcome.

We were there in mid June and the sunsets were fabulous.

Gairloch has marvellous beaches and they are dog friendly. There's a car park next to the golf club; the clubhouse is open to the public and does light lunches/teas, again the staff are great.

Another site we'll revisit!

Date of Visit: June 2016 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Stokewalker 3 reviews from this member

Stayed here for 2 nights. It's a very pretty if quite small and basic sight but the facilities did their job and I never had to queue for anything, although I did think that the showers were a bit weak in terms of power compared to other sites

Staff very friendly and helpful

Enjoyed a great walk directly from the site around a inland loch just behind the site.

In terms of dining, you either cook your own or walk 10 mins to the Poolewe Hotel which was quite adequate without being flashy in any way. It's also your only real opportunity for internet access.

TV and phone reception were quite minimal, but you may not see that as a bad thing.

The site is right next to the main coast road. You are aware of the traffic during the day, but I was never kept awake at night.

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:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Dave and Wendy 20 reviews from this member

This is the second visit to this site, the 1st visit was about 15 years ago. It looks a lot prettier now that they have trees and flowerbeds and the pitches marked out. We seem to recall a flat grassed site and not much else.

The reception and facilities don't seemed to have changed much, thought they needed to be updated then and after this visit still of the same opinion.

As mentioned in other reviews shower cubicles are a bit narrow but are all kept spotlessly clean by the very friendly & helpful wardens.

This is a nice site in a beautiful area with a view across to the lock. Good bird watching from the road even saw an otter close to the shore.

The village is a short walk away as is inverewe gardens, well worth a visit.

Good area for walking or just touring by car.

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.

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