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Hawkrigg Camping And Caravan Site
Carsphairn Road
Dalry, Castle Douglas
Dumfries and Galloway   (Browse area)
Tel: 01644 460249  or  07743 154262

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Pitches: 5
Open: 01/01/2021 to 31/12/2021

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

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


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Date of Visit: June 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Kp0619 1 review from this member

 This was our first trip out in the camper van and we loved this camp site, such an amazing location surrounded by forest and hills

Very peaceful, great walking country

We were made very welcome by the owner Andrew

On site facilities were more than adequate with proper hot water

Will definitely be back. 
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Date of Visit: June 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Other
Reviewer: Lisao3 1 review from this member

 Andrew and Jenny were very helpful, friendly and welcoming upon arrival. The site description is accurate; the small size means it's quite quiet and relaxing.

The services are basic but the description is fairly clear about that, and the price reflects that. If you want more than a toilet, clean water, big skies and a field, you will want to camp somewhere else.

The signs on the road are small and the road fast so it's easy to miss but there are two entries / exits. Satnav / google maps is accurate so worth using to find the site at first. 

Date of Visit: October 2020 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 5 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Alienbabe 5 reviews from this member

 Owner was very welcoming and friendly. Grass on site waterlogged due to weather, hardstanding & road not good either - made accessing facilities very unpleasant.

Facilities clean but basic. Road can be noisy due to logging traffic but no problem - entrance could be signposted better though.

We didn't like the fact that it has so many caravans permanently sited, all with large gas cannisters sitting outside the caravans - we had four to one side of us and none of them were spaced correctly, all with gas outside.

Worst bit - used by workers leaving site at 4 AM - not acceptable under any circumstances! 

Date of Visit: October 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Nickb2 1 review from this member

 We had a friendly welcome at this small, quiet site near the end of the forest park.

Pleased that use of the washing machine was free.

The toilet and shower facilities are basic but clean. 
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Date of Visit: September 2020 Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  With friends
Reviewer: DukeSteve 1 review from this member

 Site location: 10/10. The night sky on a clear night is worth a stop over on it's own.

Site Facilities: 9/10. All good, hot water 24hrs a day. And it is hot water not just tepid. The lacked of a drying room my only niggle.

Value for Money: 10/10

Customer Service: 10/10. Owned and ran by a wonderfully friendly and helpful couple.

Overall Rating: 9/10. The tent camping area is a little on the wet/marshy side and no drying room. But plenty of positives for this site. 


Date of Visit: September 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Steph1945 6 reviews from this member

 Friendly owner, clean facilities with lots of hot water, paper towels, sanitizer etc.

Only a few people there so quiet. Bit of noise from road but not enough to worry us.

Near some forest walks. Eggs for sale as well!

Very reasonable price. 
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Date of Visit: September 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  With friends
Reviewer: Gwenkn 1 review from this member

 A lovely secluded site.

Very quiet with good facilities toilets shower washing up and washing machine. Andrew was v friendly and helpful.

On the list to return to as close to the ferry terminal. 
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Date of Visit: August 2020 Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Screpta 1 review from this member

 Small quiet site managed by Andrew. There are basic facilities that include a couple of toilets, one of which also had a shower plus a laurdry / washing up space.

Couple of hard standing areas plus numerous electric hook ups.

Nice walks out direct from site. Open all year and great value for money. 

Date of Visit: July 2020 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 6 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: JulieSarah20 1 review from this member

 Great quiet site

Fresh Organic eggs

Toilets shower washing up & washing machine facilities

Forest walks 100m down the road

Plenty of places to visit near by

Andrew was very helpful full of local knowledge

Thankyou we will visit again 
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Date of Visit: January 2019 Unit:  Campervan
Reviewer: Mearsfamily 5 reviews from this member

 Small site, (two hardstandings) with power. A couple of smallish combined loo/showers and a laundry/washup room. Loo/showers cold in winter as they only have a little 60W tube heater to stop the pipes from freezing. No shower curtain or door- a wet room. No Coat hooks ! It's difficult to find somewhere to put your clothes whilst showering. Only 13 per night for just me in a T5 California campervan. Friendly hosts. Sites looks quite unfinished. There's a date stone over the doorway that says 2011, but they haven't got around to rendering the house yet. I guess sometimes life gets in the way. Good location off the A713 which is the only source of noise at night apart from the owls. Very dark skies - you can clearly see the milky way at night. Close to Loch Doon. 

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