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Visitor Reviews - Eilean Fraoich Camp Site

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Eilean Fraoich Camp Site
North Shawbost
Isle Of Lewis
Hebrides   (Browse area)
HS2 9BQ   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01851 710504

Facilities:  (Key)

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Open: April To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 40 Reviews
              8/10 from 40 Reviews

Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes 

Reviews:  40 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Aiddeb 7 reviews from this member

Stayed for 3 nights, the owners were really helpful and friendly and gave us the best pitch (probably as we had booked well in advance). Yes, it does look like a car park, but at least you won't get stuck if it rains. Handy having the water tap next to every pitch.

The toilet/shower facilities are adequate, you have to pay 50p for a shower, but when you take into consideration how reasonable the price of the pitches are, then this is not a problem.

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Caraid68 3 reviews from this member

This site is ideal for touring Lewis and Harris, nowhere is too far away. Facilities are good, 1 for unlimited hot shower or 50p for other shower (ladies). Good kitchen facilities, wash up area, cooker, fridge and microwave plus tables and chairs for eating or activities like board games, cards etc. Owners could not be more friendly and helpful. We have stayed here for many years and would not go anywhere else. Also Water and Elsan point too

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Dlanod 1 review from this member

As a regular visitor to Eilean Fraoich campsite at Shawbost in Lewis, I know that the owners pride themselves on the friendliness and cleanliness of the site. They also make every effort to ensure that their visitors have an enjoyable stay.

Unfortunately there are some people that you just can't please, and instead of bringing any grievances to the attention of the owners, who I'm sure would make every effort to address the problem, prefer to turn themselves into 'travelling trolls' on internet sites.

I myself have always found it an enjoyable and relaxing place to stay, and would highly recommend it, so have many others as shown by the favourable comments in the site visitors book

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Dave 418 11 reviews from this member

We stayed on this site for four nights on our tour of Scotland. I was a bit unsure when we arrived, as per the rest of Lewis it feels very remote. The site owners made us very welcome. We were on the grass behind the toilet block and found it to be ok. The toilet block is a bit dated and really needs a refurbish. We used our own shower ect so it really didn't mater too much. It seems that you are in the middle of no were but once you start to look around the area there are lots of things to do and see. We met quite a few people that used the site regularly so its must have been ok for them. As we left the owners came and said goodbye.

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Debina 2 reviews from this member

Found the website for this site very misleading. It has no sea views whatsoever and the camping pitches are not shown. We booked for five nights and stayed for two before moving on. Unfortunately this site just wasn't for us. The facilities are in need of modernisation, really outdated, but to be fair, clean. The cost of the showers is 50p for metered - not long enough, and 1 for unlimited, but you have to go to the owners house to get a key, not my idea of a relaxing holiday. Midges are a real problem in the camping area, my husband and I had lots and lots of bites. No amenities within walking distance here, though that in itself is not a problem bearing in mind where in the world you are. Unable to connect to the advertised wifi and when I mentioned it I was told 'you're on holiday, forget the internet!' Ok in an ideal world, but like a lot of parents of teenagers, that's how we keep in touch! I think this site is probably ok for an overnight stay in a motor home but I wouldn't recommend it for camping.

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Brian-A 9 reviews from this member

Well kept clean site. Hard standings plus some grass pitches (the one we were on was getting a bit soggy after recent rain).

Two facilities blocks. The toilets/showers in the one we used were a bit cramped (the other is better).

Supposedly has wifi but we were unable to get a connection.

No real dog walks from the site, but a nice beach is a couple of minutes drive away.

A pub and an excellent (but not that expensive) takeaway are a 5 minute drive.

Some midges around on the pitch we had.

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