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Visitor Reviews - Solway View Caravan & Camping Site

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Solway View Caravan & Camping Site
Balmangan Farm
Ross Bay
Borgue
Kirkcudbright
Dumfries and Galloway   (Browse area)
DG6 4TR   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01557 870206  or  07753730760

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Pitches: 7 Hard standing & 25 Camping
Open: Feb-nov

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 94 Reviews
              9/10 from 94 Reviews


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Date of Visit: August 2016 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Robnixon 19 reviews from this member

Just returned from a fab weekend at this site. One of the best I have stayed in 9 years of camping. Spacious pitches, well maintained grass area, excellent toilet / shower facilities and good walks from site. All pitches have a campfire and a picnic table each.

Nearest shops are in Kirkcubright which is 5 miles drive away. A lovely town with lots of shops and a good takeaway next to harbour.

Lovely walk from site down to pretty much private beach as well as a dog walk area where they are allowed off leads.

Only improvements I would suggest is a small on site shop selling essentials as well as wifi.

Definitely return.

Date of Visit: June 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Mondeocort 16 reviews from this member

Arrived after quite a trek down a mainly single track road with a few passing places and it was obvious that locals were reluctant to use them and towing a twin axle, space at times was tight. On arrival, the owner told me what pitch number we were on but didn't advise that the gate onto site itself was quite tight to swing our unit into but thankfully, only caught the hedge with the van and not the wall or gatepost. The views were spectacular from our pitch which was a good size, ample room for van, awning and car. We were allowed to nose onto pitch which on some sites is frowned upon. The site itself consists of camping pods, tenting area's and 7 caravan pitches. The main tenting area's were well maintained, I did feel the van area though looked a little neglected. Lovely to have a site in the countryside and one which doesn't suffer from light polution at night. We found a few walks from site but due to weather conditions, some were a little difficult with the underfoot terrain being slippy in places. We did 7 nights and for us, it was probably 2 nights 2 many due to lack of longer dog walks from site but off the road which locals again sped along. The wildlife was abundant, we saw owls, deer, rabbits and sheltered in the shower block a Lapwing nest with chicks. We loved watching also the few cows, sheep and horses that shared a field next to the site. We liked this site enormously due to it's remoteness but did feel quite isolated at times and the journey into Kirkcudbright for essential supplies was arduous. Would have been better to have had a basics shop on site for milk, bread etc as these were the only things I needed but had to do a 10 mile round trip to get them. Will not visit this site again but the area is beautiful and we are glad to have experienced it.

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Kiangel 4 reviews from this member

Fabulous friendly welcome on arrival at site, pitches extremely large, Plenty of room for tent /car/ eating and playing.

The two toilet blocks were spotless, and we never had to queue. Site was very quiet though so not sure how the toilets/showers would be if site was full.

The scenery was fantastic, plenty to see and do in the area ( daughters are 8 and 14) didn't have time to do any of the recommended walks from site, fellow campers on site certainly enjoyed them.

Bought firewood on site and enjoyed toasting marshmallows on fire pit provided on pitch.

Would certainly return to Solway View if visiting the area again x

Date of Visit: March 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Daddad 3 reviews from this member

This is a fantastic campsite set in a beautiful location.

The pitches are large and there is plenty of space between units.

The facilities are first rate with the added touch of communal kitchens/dining areas being available. If you are in a large group it would be possible to hold a feast.

This is the second time I have used this site and it certainly won't be the last.

Date of Visit: September 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Rld55 2 reviews from this member

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay on this lovely quiet campsite. Pitches were spacious and plenty of room between. I enjoyed having a campfire and walking down to the little beach and climbing on the rocks, also the walk in the opposite direction to the little graveyard by the sea.

The toilet facilities were all very clean and there's a cooking hut for when the weather is wet with everything you could need.

It's a lovely area with lots of beautiful coastline and easy to get to, well worth a visit.

Date of Visit: September 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Riddlers duffy 10 reviews from this member

This is a great site, well thought out with provisions for campers and glampers alike. The site had huge pitches each with a picnic table and benches as well as a fire pit provided. The sites facilities were first rate, clean and tidy toilet and shower units and a very welcome addition of a cookhouse and washing up area that had tables and benches and was very useful shelter on our second night when the rain came down hard. It was only a 5 minute walk down to White Bay at the mouth of the River Dee and some stunning views of the Solway Firth could be seen from all parts of the site. The hosts were friendly and informative and provided plenty of information leaflets about the surrounding areas. Rates were very reasonable for such a well provided for site. I would certainly visit again.

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