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Visitor Reviews - Minch View Touring Park

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Minch View Touring Park
10 Drinishader
Isle Of Harris
Hebrides   (Browse area)
HS3 3DX   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01859 511207

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Open: April To September

Rating: Average Review Score: 7/10 from 20 Reviews
              7/10 from 20 Reviews


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Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Ernt25 6 reviews from this member

We stayed on this site for our final night of a tour of Harris and Lewis. Like all the sites we stayed on none were booked in advance and it was very much a case of stumbling across places to pitch up on.

Like other reviewers note, itís probably the nearest site to Tarbertís ferry terminal, which was the main draw for us and the fact that it was getting late in the day. Had this not been the case then we would have given it a miss.

Yes, the site has electric hook-up which is an appeal in itself and a free washing machine, which we made use of. The location, like many sites we stayed on, was remote and pretty but not stunning in our opinion. But beyond this we did not feel the site offered anything more.

The shower and toilet facilities can only be described as uninviting; very basic and in desperate need of a revamp. Maybe this sounds very harsh, but as other reviewers point out the cost per night (£18 with electric hook-up) for Harris/Lewis standards is very expensive for such basic facilities as described.

This is the one site that we stayed on whilst touring the islands that I would not return to.

Date of Visit: September 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Carronlwb 1 review from this member

This is the nearest campsite to the Tarbert ferry terminal. I arrived here by bicycle in the twilight and received a friendly welcome. The tent spaces are separate from the campervan and caravan site and the ground's comfy (a bit watery underfoot, but fine for a night). The facilities are clean and I had all I needed. I found a great spot to drink my coffee by climbing the small hill above the site to sit on a stone overlooking the bay Ė beautiful.

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Dalred5 2 reviews from this member

Lovely secluded caravan site in a beautiful part of the Outer Hebrides. We didn't use any of the facilities other than the disposal unit (bucket in hole in ground!)as we have our own toilet & shower but there appeared to be everything that you might require. Site is quite small so would be best to book in advance. Owner was really friendly and was on hand to help if we had any issues. Site was about 10mins from Tarbert (only place to get 3G network!) and there were a few galleries nearby selling local artwork. Would definitely come back!

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Helbhoy 3 reviews from this member

This is a nice small site just off the golden road with 4 electric hook ups

The site is a relatively narrow gravel patch and we struggled to park up our 4 berth caravan (there was only one other campervan parked up at the time and I don't think we would of managed if it had been full) - so it is probably better suited to campervans.

The drainage on the site isn't great and our awning flooded when it rained. Also the grass area for tents was very boggy when wet.

The amenities are very basic, 1 shower and 2 toilets, (with a gap all the way around the doors) so there was a lot of queuing when the site was full (4 vans & 3 tents). There is no TV or phone reception.

Although this was the most expensive site we stayed on when touring the isles it was the most basic.

The one plus of this site is the electric hook-ups which are a rarity on Harris!

Date of Visit: May 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Jkgla 2 reviews from this member

The site is in a beautiful remote location by the coast. It is accessed via the picturesque single-track 'Golden Road' which runs east from the A859 south of Tarbert. There is a single rectangular gravelled area with hook-ups for about 5 motor caravans, and one 'overflow' site without a hookup. There is also space for tents. The facilities are basic, but adequate and clean, although using the single shower is not a very pleasant experience. The site could definitely benefit from a re-vamp of the facilities, particularly the shower.

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Fraser Gardiner 17 reviews from this member

The site was well signposted and the charge of £18 per night for the two of us and motorhome was excessive. The facilities were basic and when I asked if I could use the washing machine, the plug for the machine was being used to accommodate another motorhome EHU. For us it was the first stop on the Isle and I would not rate this site highly. If I were the owner I would build a completely new block for toilets etc. And the site would be A1.

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