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Visitor Reviews - Fortrose Bay Campsite

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Fortrose Bay Campsite
Wester Greengates
Highlands   (Browse area)
IV10 8RX   See Map
Tel: 01381 621927
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Pitches: 50
Open: 01/04 To 31/10

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 74 Reviews
                9/10 from 74 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   Gas Refills   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer Available   Motorhome Point   Fully Serviced Pitches 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant <1 mile   Wifi Access 
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing On Site   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   Cycle Hire On Site   Golf <1 mile   Tennis <1 mile 
 Beach On Site   Watersports On Site   Boat Launch / Mooring <1 mile 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Seaside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport <1 mile 

Reviews:  74 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: September 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Vintagevan 4 reviews from this member

Delightful site right on the shore by the small but historic town of Fortrose. Excellent views across the Moray Firth with the added bonus of the UKs best dolphin viewing point within 10 minutes walk. Rachel the site manager could not have been more friendly, welcoming and helpful, and the new shower facilities next to the reception block are a welcome addition to the older, but clean and functional older block at the far end of the site. The site is an excellent base for touring the area both to the north and south of Inverness. Culloden and Nairn are within easy reach to the south, and Cromarty, Glenmorangie and Dornoch to the north. Highly recommended, and will visit again.

Date of Visit: September 2017 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Plinsky 15 reviews from this member

Great site by the sea, with spectacular sunsets. Can Walk 1/2 mile to the point and see dolphins and seals. Plenty of walks from site. Pub 3/4 mile from site with very good beer.

All pitches are on grass and just about wide enough if you have a slightly larger unit. The road runs through the site but that wan not an issue at all and we never had any noise. We walked to Rosemarie where the CCC site is. Although it also has good views, this was the better of the two and half of the price!

Toilets and shower dated but functional and free hot water.

We would definitely return

Date of Visit: June 2017 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Cndlin9 3 reviews from this member

Quiet, wonderful views sunshine and dolphins. What more should I say. We stayed 9 nights and lived every minute. Rachael and Mike are fab owners attentive but unobtrusive. The toilets were lovely and clean and the new shower shack was fab. We will definitely come back her as it is one of the nicest parts of the country we have visited. We recommend a visit, you won't regret it xx.

Date of Visit: June 2017 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Lesley Millar 7 reviews from this member

We booked for 2 nights and stayed 5. Lovely relaxed site with no silly rules.

2 unisex showers, but no need to worry as this works well. Older toilet blocks with 1 oldish shower in them - but all very clean.

5 min walk to shops, good walk to Chanonry Point and round to Rosemarkie's beach. Good swimming there for our dogs, and nice beachside cafe where you can sit outside with them.

Our 2nd visit to Forrose Bay Campsite, and it won't be our last.

Date of Visit: May 2017 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Bodiddly 26 reviews from this member

What a fantastic site this is, directly on the shore of the Moray Firth with lovely views in all directions, and an easy 10 min walk into the centre of Fortrose with Pubs, Butchers, Bakers, Co-op etc. Don't let the fact there is a public road running through the site put you off, it is extremely quiet, (there is much more traffic on the one running through the Caravan & Camping site at Rosemarkie). The pitches are mainly grass, but very firm and well drained, you have a choice between more sheltered ones behind reception, still right on the shore with lovely views, or the much more open areas all along the front of the shore, all with hook ups. There are 2 toilet blocks, one each end of the site, both with one shower for each sex which are spotlessly clean, but for the luxury experience use the new unisex 'Shower Shack' beside reception, a heated building containing 2 shower rooms with large glass shower enclosures, electric showers with variable heat settings, (no buttons to press or timers) a large dressing area with a lovely wooden stool and lots of hooks for clothes and towels. A 20 minute level walk along the shore by the golf course takes you to Chanonry Point, the best place to see the Dolphins, which usually make an appearance at low tide, we even saw some from our pitch. Rosemarkie and the Fairy Glen are also both within walking distance. In the evening you can see the fishing boats out on the Firth. This was by far our favourite site on our round the coast Scottish tour, the lovely owners have got the balance just right, friendly and helpful but never in your face and this makes for a great relaxing site.

Date of Visit: April 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Special01 40 reviews from this member

Been to this site couple of times. Changed ownership last year and has had a upgrade. Toilet blocks upgraded. New shower block. Very friendly wardens. Spectacular views.

20 a night dogs free. (the Caravan and camping club is 30 a night). Used to be free WiFi. Now it's 2. 50 a day. Go into plough pub in Rosemarkie. It's free and fast.

TV signal ok. O2 Mobil is ok too.

The dolphins at Channory point is good viewing. The carpark has been reconfigured. Think there's less space now. But in peak times free park and ride bus to Fortrose. You can walk to Channory point from Fortrose campsite 30 mins along coast.

Would definitely return again. Good site price.

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