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Visitor Reviews - Dunbar Camping And Caravanning Club Site

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Dunbar Camping And Caravanning Club Site
Oxwellmains
Dunbar
Lothian   (Browse area)
EH42 1WG   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 02477670642

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Pitches: 90
Open: 1st April To 27th October 2014

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 43 Reviews
              8/10 from 43 Reviews


Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes Caravan Storage Storage 

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Reviews:  43 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Cara89 30 reviews from this member

We hve visited before but got quite a surprise at the new play park that has been built. It never had one until this year. There is also a large, fenced in grassy area for children to play very safely.

There is a dog walk with a great view and a ball games pitch.

The pitches are really large. Both the hard standing and the grass.

Staff were cheerful and friendly.

The shower block is well kept inside the building as well as outside with flowers in pots and patches.

Even the chemical disposal was spotlessly clean.

This site is now one of my favourites due to it now feeling welcoming to families.

A sea view from every pitch just adds yet another positive.

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Cammie1912 3 reviews from this member

Lovely site, with great sea views. Staff friendly and welcoming, showed us to our pitch. All facilities clean and tidy. Great motorhome service area, although water points on site can be a bit of a trek depending on where you are pitched. Nice walk along the coast into Dunbar, about an hour and half. Most of it along side the golf course so dogs must be on leads for most of the way. Dunbar itself is not that exciting, but a drive to North Berwick is a must, lovely beach and seabird centre and a high street with some lovely independent shops and nice cafés.

Date of Visit: May 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Tour gs 9 reviews from this member

We went to this site to do some walking on the john muir way. And planned to walk down to cockburnspath. Cracking site well kept with nice clean toilets etc. Didn't use the site shop but it had the usual basics. Bit windy when we were there but it's on a hill by the sea so probably not a surprise. Planning to return in a few weeks to do some more walking. Would recommend the site to anyone!

Date of Visit: July 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Babywhale 18 reviews from this member

An open and spacious site overlooking the sea and the small harbour town of Dunbar.

We arrived at just after 8pm on a Friday. The site was easy to find off the A1. Reception was closed but staff were on hand to take us to our pitch. Friendly and helpful with advice etc.

Pitch was on one of the lower slopes looking out to the sea. Site was busy as expected in peak season. Mostly motor homes and touring vans.

Rock pegs absolutely essential. Hard work pitching nevertheless.

Toilets and showers clean and fairly modern. Ample water and waste points about the site. Pitches well separated and lots of grassy spaces around. Two dog walking areas. Site is enclosed but still advisable to stay on leads.

Beach is 15 minutes walk from the site. Quite attractive but there are better ones a short drive away eg pease bay and belhaven bay.

Dunbar is 10 minutes by car. There is an asda just outside of town, which also has a petrol station. In town there are a number of eateries including Chinese, Indian, Turkish Kebabs, Italian, and Fish and Chips, as well as Coop, bakery, hardware shop, post office, banks and ATMs etc

Some people have commented on the cement works. From most parts of the site you don't see it. Only the higher ridge pitches have views to the Cement Works, and even then its almost a mile away. Noise from the A1 and railway line is minimal, only hearing them faintly during the night.

We camped in calm weather. I imagine the cold easterly winds could be problematic when they blow up because there's little shelter on site.

All in all a nicely placed site that is spacious and close to good facilities.

Date of Visit: June 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Pamzee 17 reviews from this member

Usual Camping and Caravanning Club high standards, clean modern and well equipped shower block. Helpful and friendly wardens. The site is sloped so can be hard to find a good flat bit for a tent, and you need good strong pegs for the hard ground. However I had a lovely pitch with an interrupted view over Dunbar and the sea, lovely sunset every evening. It is very exposed and it was quite windy for a time, but didn't cause me any problems. There was a bit of background noise from the A1, the railway line, and the cement factory nearby but not too bad. Nice beach further along the road. You can go by train to Edinburgh (from Dunbar. £11. 20 return). Dunbar is a couple of miles away and is a pleasant little town, lovely fish and chip shop on the main street. Wall to wall golf courses in the area but lots of things to see and do. Lovely area, highly recommended. I was sorry to leave and will go again sometime.

Date of Visit: June 2013 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: HappyCrows 4 reviews from this member

There were more caravans on this site than I usually see on Caravan Club sites.

The site is well maintained and clean but has a very utilitarian and commercial feel. The gents could certainly do with a few more pictures or something to cheer up the decor.

The hardest to use Toilet waste sluice I have ever seen. The hose was hard for me to bend, too short and on a push tap.

Overall I got the impression this site was run for the staff by the staff, who did help me out with water troubles, but overall a biy standoffish.

Gripes over the location is beautiful though would be bleak on a rough weather day, nice walk along James Muir's Way to Dunbar, or the other to Thornton Loch And excellent views up and down the coast, great for bird life too and I even spotted Orchids on the dog walk. If you like a couple of days birding or wildflower hunting, great site.

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