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Visitor Reviews - Birsay Outdoor Centre Campsite

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Birsay Outdoor Centre Campsite
Orkney Islands   (Browse area)
KW17 2LY   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01856 873535

Facilities:  (Key)

1m   1m   1m 

Pitches: 20
Open: April To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 5 Reviews
              9/10 from 5 Reviews

Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes 


Date of Visit: October 2013 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Jpandsp 6 reviews from this member

A lovely little site with good facilities, kept clean and tidy, and a helpful warden, all for very reasonable price

The site had actually closed for the season but when we enquired they re-opened the site for us

We took some nice walks from the site down to the coast where we encountered numerous seals lounging about on the rocks, and also visited the local Brough of Birsay which is quite spectacular

Only negative is that there is no CDP

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Barty9 2 reviews from this member

A fabulous site in an open situation with spectacular sea views. The site was very clean, well maintained with first class toilet/shower facilities. Small site but four shower cubicles for each sex hot water all inclusive. A drying room, small kitchen and lounge was also available. Warden was extremely helpful and friendly. Village of Birsay only 1 mile away with small shop/post office. Excellent hotel/restaurant less than one mile. No children's facilities but all the rest for 13 a night.

Date of Visit: June 2013 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Cc43 9 reviews from this member

This site is wonderful for just enjoying the peace and beauty of Orkney. It was delightful to watch the sunset over the tidal island of Birsay at 11pm.

The price was very reasonable and included everything. As well as the toilet / shower block, you can use the washing up facilities and disabled shower in the hostel. The warden is available in the evening.

There is a village shop about a mile away which will order newspapers, but you need to be reasonably self-sufficient.

Date of Visit: June 2012 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Ivor3648 3 reviews from this member

Flat, grassy, enclosed site behind hostel with electric hook ups and hard standings. Good, clean toilet block with wcs, free showers and free washing machine. Well worth the visit if you have built up your laundry needs.

Just off road but quiet with far views.

Payment not to hostel but at house just up the road.

Friendly, not crowded and adjacent camper offered us his surplus trout catch - fantastic.

Date of Visit: July 2012 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: MalcolmR 24 reviews from this member

Really nice campsite, with an extremely helpful a Warden and the Assistant. The grass pitch is easy on the pegs, the location is good for a base to tour the Island. We were there during the high season and had excellent weather, with exception for the odd windy night and was it windy bit exposed. The site was very quiet kept very clean and tidy. Plenty to see do around the island we actually stayed 4 days longer as we liked the Island so much and found it most friendly and very relaxing. For bird watches, easy walking and those who like Neolithic sites it is ideal.

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