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Visitor Reviews - Garlieston Lodge

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Garlieston Lodge
Burnside Lane
Garlieston
Dumfries and Galloway   (Browse area)
DG8 8BT   See Map
Tel: 01988 600641
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Pitches: 5 Van & 3 Tents
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 55 Reviews
                9/10 from 55 Reviews

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 No Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   No Seasonal Pitches   No Caravan Storage 
 Electric Hookups   Hardstanding Pitches   Adults Only   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 
Facilities
 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 On Site   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant <1 mile   Wifi Access 
Activities
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing On Site   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding   Cycle Hire   Golf <5 miles   Tennis <1 mile 
 Beach <1 mile   Watersports <1 mile   Boat Launch / Mooring <1 mile 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport On Site 

This is a Camping and Caravanning Club Certificated Site, which accept caravans or motorhomes and usually tents, space permitting. It is a member only site - you may be able to join on arrival - please check direct with the site.

Reviews:  55 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: April 2018 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Tour gs 15 reviews from this member

What a fantastic site! Quiet peaceful family run, great welcome and clear advice on where everything was, local amenities, sea fishing marks, walks, cycle routes etc etc. ! Dog friendly site and local pub. Their own bacon, haggis, meat, fish and eggs for sale and lots of information leaflets available in the spotless toilet shower block. Highlight has to be the evening gathering in the sites Loch side bothy where you get a couple of hours to catch up with the owners and other caravanners/ motorhomers/ campers on site. It gives this place a unique atmosphere so the even after one night you feel your amongst friends. A brilliant idea! Fishing on site was superb with great advice given from Darren re best techniques. A gem of a site with lots to do in the area. Canít wait to return very soon! Thank you.

Date of Visit: September 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: MalcolmR 28 reviews from this member

What a great Campsite, Clean and well maintained, everyone at the site was so friendly, especially the owners. WE were made to feel very welcome as if staying as part of the family. Very quiet and relaxing plenty to see and do, shame we had to come home. Facilities are spot on good level hard standing pitches and well sheltered nice views. We shall certainly like to return again and recommend it to family and friends. Thanks Rusty and Darren.

Date of Visit: March 2017 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Maggienpete 4 reviews from this member

This is a superb little site. Only space for around 9 units so is nice and quiet and intimate. The trout lake is the focal point of the site, with fishing permitted. The facilities, though not numerous are seriously smart, with some clever, yet simple little additions, to make your stay fun and comfortable. The family have rare breed pigs on the site and well as chucks, so there was plenty of nice food to buy at a good price.

We cant wait to go again. It has now been placed high on our list of 'must get back ASAP ' sites.

I think that the thought that has, and is still, going on shows that this project is surely a labour of love for the owners

Date of Visit: October 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Westies travel 1 review from this member

I have visited Garlieston Lodge several times this year. The site is a haven of peace and tranquillity. The owners make you very welcome and the site is well maintained and immaculate, with good size pitches and many of them over looking the fishing lake. No matter what the season, you can enjoy watching and listening to the wildlife on the site, buy free range Pork and eggs and chill. I have already booked for next year. This is the perfect base for exploring this part of Scotland.

Date of Visit: September 2016 Unit:  Trailer Tent Rating:
Reviewer: AlisonBob 7 reviews from this member

Site was immaculate and very well cared for, the pitches are all hard standing we just put a couple of extra heavy duty foot prints under our trailer tents ground sheet for added protection. Had no problems pegging the unit out but our pegs are rock pegs.

The site is quite picturesque with the lake, a range of wildlife frequents the site, saw a couple of kingfishers and dog fox attempted to get at the owner ducks one morning

Special thanks needs to go to Darren for my fly fishing lesson, he has the patience of a saint. Fished a couple of times after my lesson but was not successful.

Many thanks for a great holiday

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

Just had a wonderful week at garlieston lodge. It was every bit as good as we imagined it to be. The site is an ongoing project for Rusty Chris and Darren and will keep improving in years to come. Just a bit too far from tees side to get there for weekends as we would definitely be regulars. Particularly enjoyed the 6pm till 8pm get together bring your own drink sessions in Rusty`s huge timber man shed. Not a compulsory thing, so you don't feel obliged, but everyone welcome, including your dogs which can interact off lead around your feet while you socialise with fellow campers. This is a fantastic venue that we will most definitely return to.

Great area for walking with fantastic views and nice dog friendly pub couple of minutes walk away with great views across the bay. Cant wait to return

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