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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
Tel: 01851 710504
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Open: April To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 64 Reviews
                8/10 from 64 Reviews

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 No Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   No Seasonal Pitches   No Caravan Storage 
 Electric Hookups   Hardstanding Pitches   Show Full Facilities
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 Exchange   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   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool <1 mile   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding   Cycle Hire   Golf   Tennis 
 Beach <1 mile   Watersports   Boat Launch / Mooring 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport <1 mile 

Reviews:  64 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: May 2018 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Denisridyard 2 reviews from this member

An excellent site!

We had a great time at this friendly family run site set in beautiful Lewis countryside, with a fab white sandy beach close-by. Free high speed wifi across the site and tv connections at each hookup. The nearby school pool is available several evenings a week.

When our motorhome broke a leaf Spring the site owners found us a mechanic who sourced a spare in Inverness, had it couriered by ferry and fitted the following day! They offered to transport us wherever we needed, for essential supplies and to the garage where the mending took place.

Date of Visit: May 2018 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Jsun 19 reviews from this member

We stayed one night at this site with an electric hook up. The facilities are very dated although very clean and in good working order. There was excellent very fast free wifi. If you like a great view from your site this is unlikely to be the place for you as there is little in the way of a 'view'.

Date of Visit: August 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Smithsontour 3 reviews from this member

Stayed for 3 nights at the end of August to facilitate seeing North West Lewis and catching the very to Ullapool. There was some confusion over the owners as to the charges, we were quoted one price but ended up paying a different price. There aren't many sites to choose from in the area and we feel that the owners use this to their advantage, we have been travelling over Scotland for over 5 months and this was the most expensive site we have stayed in £25. 00 for the pitch with hook up and awning, £1. 00 each for 8 minutes shower, £5. 00 per day for wifi all for a site which was ok at best but very tired. The pitch we were on was completely waterlogged, ok not the owners fault but there were other pitches available which appeared to be much dryer.

Date of Visit: June 2017 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: PilgrimPhil 70 reviews from this member

We stayed at Eilean Fraoich camp site for one night in June 2017.

We used it as a “recharging point” in between a few days of wild camping on Harris & Lewis.

The site is as others have described with a mix of hardstanding pitches to suit most sized motorhomes. Each pitch has access to a water & electric point close by. There is a TV hook up cable available where some pitches are unable to get a proper TV signal.

The facilities are fine & the owners husband does a sterling job in keeping them in good order.

There was some confusion with our booking as another motorhome owner with a similar name had requested to stay the night before but didn’t turn up. Needless to say, the owners husband got the blame!

The Black Houses at Gearrannan, Carloway Broch and the Callannish Standing Stones are all close by.

Overall a super little site for a quick stop over. There is a sandy beach at Loch Shiaboist which is about a mile away [maybe a suitable wild camping spot!].

Date of Visit: June 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Openroads 12 reviews from this member

There are not many campsites to choose from on Harris & Lewis but plenty of great places to wild camp. However, if you need to be 'on grid' for a while or get your washing done you need a decent place to stay and Eilean Fraoich is fine for a night or two. Facilities are as described in other reviews. It's a windswept place in an unprepossessing village (ignore the gushing comments on the website!) but it acts as a good base for exploring Lewis and there's lots to see and do nearby. The owner's bungalow is in the middle of the small site so things are orderly. It gets busy here.

Date of Visit: June 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Gwandtw 5 reviews from this member

Very nice site with lots of room for tents, caravans and motorhomes.

2 toilet blocks with a choice of a 50p or a £1 shower.

A BBQ area although Mary will give you a slab if you want to cook on the grass next to your pitch.

We never booked a pitch for our awning but Mary managed to move us onto another pitch with enough room to get it up which was great when the sun went down and the midges came out.

Great site for visiting The Standing Stones and we also went to Uig which was 90 minute drive.

There is a nice 3-4 mile walk from the site round the bay/beach which is well worth doing.

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