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Red Squirrel Campsite ( Formerly Glenmidge Smithy )

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Red Squirrel Campsite ( Formerly Glenmidge Smithy )
Auldgirth
Dumfries
Dumfries and Galloway   (Browse area)
DG2 0SW
Tel: 01387 740328  or  07766 986464
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Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 86 Reviews
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Opening Updates

We are currently taking bookings for arrivals from 01/04/2024 onwards.

To enquire about a booking or for more information please contact us

Description

This is a club member only site - you may be able to join on site - please check direct with the site

This is an adults only site

Pitches: 10

Opening Dates this year:  01/04/2024 to 30/09/2024

CCC members only joining available
An extremely pleasant well maintained small family run site, quiet and secluded.

We are situated in a small hamlet in the Nith Valley, 8 miles north of Dumfries. The area offers peace and tranquility in gorgeous countryside, where there is an abundance of wildlife, including the now very rare Red Squirrel. now very scarce to find

Exploring the South West corner of Scotland could not be easier from this location, with a wealth of attractions and activities to explore and experience. Watch Hamish produce his prize winning honey or visit his Aipery out on the hill.
Fish the River Nith 2 miles for trout or Grayling permits available

A warm welcome awaits you from Hamish and Margaret Steele who are only too willing to help make your's a special holiday.

Camp Site Facilities include:
chemical disposal point and 14 amp hookups.

There are country hotels with bar and restaurant facilities within 2 miles and they offer excellent home made country fare

Nearby Attractions

The area has an excellent network of quiet country roads, walking, cycling, Birdwatching or just relax and unwind. The Solway coastline is also well worth a visit.

Drumlanrig Catle, Thornhill (8 miles) is a magnificant home to the Duke of Buccleugh set in a beautifully kept estate. With great bike trail and forest walks.

If you need more of a challenge the 7stanes mountian bike trails are within easy reach.

Caerlaverock Castle and Bird Santuary offers a paradise for keen bird watchers.

There are good walks right from your caravan door and excellent river fishing for Brown Trout, Sea Trout and Salmon within 3 miles.
over 1 mile Trout and Grayling fishing £10 per day

Glenmidge is also a perfect site for stargazers being located in an area with no light pollution.

Pitch Types
 No Tents   Caravan Pitches   Motorhome Pitches   Small Campervans 
 No Glamping Units   No Statics for Hire   No Statics for Sale   Seasonal Pitches 
 Electric Hookups   Hardstanding Pitches   No Fully Serviced Pitches   No Caravan Storage 
Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   No Rallies   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome 
Facilities
 Toilet Facilities   Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 No Baby Changing   No Laundry   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   No Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer / Fridge   No Motorhome Point   Wifi Access 
 Shop <5 miles   Bar <5 miles   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway <1 mile 
Activities
 No Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing <5 miles   Wild Swimming <1 mile   No Indoor Pool   No Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   Cycle Hire <5 miles   Golf <5 miles   No Tennis 
 Beach <5 miles   Watersports <10 miles   Boat Launch / Mooring <10 miles 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   Campfires not Allowed 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport <1 mile  Offroad Dog Walk On Site or Direct Access 

Site Location Map    ( Click here to see all sites within 10 miles of this location )

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Owner Directions

Please follow the link above to the map for directions.
From Dumfries follow A76 for 7 miles to Auldgirth. At Auldgirth shop turn left (sign posted Penpont/Dunscore) after 1 mile turn right (sign posted Keir/Penpont/Glenmidge)take 2nd left after 1 mile (sign posted Glenmidge) come down into Glenmidge at bottom of hill at the T junction turn right then first left into site
Contact us At glenmidge@gmail.com Or Mob 07766986464


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