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Visitor Reviews - Kinnego Marina Caravan Park

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Kinnego Marina Caravan Park
Oxford Island
Lurgan
Co Armagh
N Ireland   (Browse area)
BT66 6NJ   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 028 3832 7573

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Pitches: 10
Open: April To October

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


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Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Feezee 6 reviews from this member

We stayed here for 3 nights with an 8 year old boy, whilst visiting relatives. For this length of time it was perfect.

The signs for the Marina are not very obvious and could easily be missed from the main road.

The pitches are laid out at an angle, and there is uneven ground in between, which makes reversing into your pitch a little difficult. Fortunately there were friendly campers who helped us. Once on the pitch, they are flat and easy to put up awnings etc.

The site is clean and tidy. The site is council run, next to the marina. So there are 'public' toilets and 'campers toilets' that are locked. The public toilets were clean during our stay. The campers toilets/showers are clean and tidy, if a little worn. Unfortunately, after dark there are large security lights attached to the toilet block walls that have thousands of insects/midges around them, so you are likely to be bitten. During the day, you can see the lights and nearby walls covered with dead insects. Not great.

As a council site, it is regularly maintained. A water tap near our pitch broke while we were there and it was fixed within a day.

The little marina shop is useful for sweets, and the café is fine. There's a little boat trip but no other water sports available unless you have a boat moored there already.

The play park is a good size (the local playgroup came to use it regularly while we were there).

The marina area is great for kids to cycle around, and is reasonably secure.

There are some good cycle paths and walks around the lake, and there are a couple of water related businesses near the lake (I bought a wetsuit at one at a reasonable price).

If you like lots to do, you will need to go further afield (Oxford Island, Craigavon water sports lake).

For a few days stay we thought it was fine, and if we take our caravan that way again to visit relatives, then we would use it again.

Date of Visit: October 2012 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Lady Darcy 2 reviews from this member

Just home from another great weekend at Kinnego Marina. This is a little gem of a site there are 10 pitches all with hook up and very well kept. Facilities they are very clean and warm. There is also a cafe on the site which is so handy and there food is good

I have been to this site a few times this year and am never disappointed, there are lovely walks all around you and if you enjoy wildlife there is plenty to be seen, as I found out when I left my dogs food in the awning lol.

There is a cycle trail and the Discovery centre and gift shop, there is also has a lovely cafe at the discovery centre which I think is good value for money. And have been told there are water sports to do there are plenty off shops in the towns near by. And must not forget the staff who are very friendly and helpful

Date of Visit: June 2012 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Eddtheduck 4 reviews from this member

We visited here with the 2 kids and it was excellent. Its only a small site with 10 caravan pitches with electric hookup. The site is laid out in a circle with grass banks between pitches. Only issue I could see was that not all pitches were suitable for an awning, so if you want to use an awning arrive early to get the best pitches. Toilets and showers were spotless and the staff very pleasant. There is a Cafe on site with excellent food. Boat trips, canoe hire etc and loads of walks are all available on site. There is a large shopping area close by consisting of petrol station, spar, 4 restaurants, fishing tackle shop, off licence etc for all your supplies. Will be back.

Date of Visit: August 2010 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Canvasser 4 reviews from this member

Just a one night stay to try out new tent but would recommend for a short stay.

2 adults 2 kids (8 & 11). Play park right beside pitches as is toilet/laundry block cafe and marina.

Bring your kayak if you have one!

Facilities very clean although as it was a warm evening (rare I know!) there were swarms of midges! There are only 10 tent pitches and they are around the perimeter of the (small) field so there was ample space for all the kids to kick a ball / play boules or indeed fly their kites! everything quietened around 1030pm so the kids got a good nights sleep while we finished our wine!.Good walks which are short enough for the kids!

There is a petrol station/supermarket, Off sales and takeaways if you need literally 2 minutes drive away.

To summarise.Great for a short stay, but possibly too quiet for more than 2 nights.

Oh yeah! dead cheap too.

Date of Visit: July 2010 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Lisa01mb 2 reviews from this member

We loved it here. We went in a tent with our 2 kids age 3 and 7 and they had a ball. Its only small but this meant it was quiet. The proximity for the tents to the playground means you can sit outside your tent and watch them playing from there, definitely keeps everyone happy. They were able to just walk out of the tent and feed the ducks and swans at the marina which they loved.

The toilets and showers were spotless and I found them very quiet. The campsite visitors have there own block which is accessed with your own key and are very close to the tent area so great for the kids at night-time.

Not great for older kids maybe as no organised activities but great for our 2.

The shop is very basic but we just went in the car to the Rushmore centre and got all our supplies there.

Have already booked to go back.

Date of Visit: June 2010 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Sunshine21 5 reviews from this member

We were stuck up against a hedge of neetles and undergrowth and had to squeeze the car in beside us. The rest of the pitches were not clearly marked out and were on uneven ground anyway. There was access for public if they wanted. There was a nice walk nearby and otherwise you had to drive to the bigger park. The signpost was covered at the entrance so we almost missed the turn. The toilets were fine but there was a queue as there was only two and often there were people queuing to get washed at the handbasin.

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