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Sands Caravan And Camping
Sands Caravan And Camping
Highlands   (Browse area)
IV21 2DL
Tel: 01445 712152
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Pitches: 250
Open: 01/04/2021 to 31/10/2021

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 128 Reviews
                9/10 from 128 Reviews

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

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Date of Visit: October 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Monica 2 reviews from this member

 We first stayed for 1 night and then later came back for another 2 nights.

The location is stunning, stretched out in the dunes and at a long sand beach. We found very private pitches in the dunes for our small van and tent, it was very quiet at night.

The facilities are very good, and there is a nice restaurant on site. 
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Date of Visit: September 2020 Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Lisajk 12 reviews from this member

 Wasn't too impressed on arrival to be told just to find a pitch, on such a randomly laid out site.

All the hardstanding pitches seemed to be taken and we struggled to find a good spot, but I guess in future we'd know the site better and would know where to look - also it was very busy so not a lot of spare space.

However, once we found a reasonable spot we warmed to the place - fantastic views and although the toilet blocks look really shabby from the outside, inside they are really clean and modern, spacious and decent showers.

Ate one night in the cafe which was good.

Why do we have to give a score for child friendliness when we don't have children. 

Date of Visit: September 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Billd2 1 review from this member

 Lovely site with lovely views. Great facilities, kept nice and clean.

Our only concern would be trying to find an electric hook up point when dark falls.

We enjoyed our cycle out to the lighthouse,

Lovely views over to the Isles. Staff were friendly and helpful,

We would definitely be back.

Bill & Dorothy 
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Date of Visit: August 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 5 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Alanhe 1 review from this member

 Great location by the wonderful sand dunes and beach. Very exposed site so check the forecast before putting up your awning.

Lots of midges but that's Scotland.

Facilities really good and very clean. The shop is very well stocked with pretty much everything. Food at the cafe/restaurant is fine. Very good local shops too. Very poor wi fi and phone signal( mine didn't work at all).

Dont know about child friendliness as doesn't apply to us. 

Date of Visit: August 2020 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  With friends
Reviewer: Lorfal 23 reviews from this member

 Travelled with friends who had hired MH. Stayed here as part of a weeks journey and wishing we stayed a few nights. Great site, great journey getting there. Great spacious pitches. MH service point. Food to take away on site. I didnt use facilities as we used our own on board. Very clean chemical toilet disposal.

Great shop, well stocked. Really pleasant staff.

We got a huge area for our 2 vans and 5 dogs between us. Nice beach with Sea and mountain views.

We did book in advance and so glad we did. Site was advertised as full yet didnt seem full when we were parked up. Social distancing was being observed properly.

Will go back for sure. Looked very child friendly

Really loved this place 
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Date of Visit: August 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 6 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Martin 1 review from this member

 Outstanding campsite. Incredible location, great facilities. Set by the see, beautiful dunes and crystal clear water.

Feels like wild camping yet with all the services of a great site.

Highly recommended 
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Date of Visit: August 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Jenniwren 6 reviews from this member

 Great site for young active people. As an old couple we found it impossible to climb over the dunes to the beach.

The only places to park 10 m apart were a long walk from the facilities and camp shop. The site is well maintained for such a large area, but beware midges!

The only approach road to Gairloch is narrow with passing places which could be a problem for large units.  

Date of Visit: August 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 7 Travelling as:  Family with young children
Reviewer: Rhiann 1 review from this member

 Absolutely, without a doubt, the best campsite we have ever visited.

The facilities were always immaculate, the shop on site had everything you could ever need, the cafe served really nice lunches and the park was suitable for the small and big children.

We are so happy we visited and will definitely be returning. The COVID-19 measures in place were well thought out and all customers and staff appeared to follow them without difficulty. 
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Date of Visit: July 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Family with older children
Reviewer: Billym 1 review from this member

 Excellent facilities and location, staff brilliant and most helpful.

Will certainly use this site again, best of our trip round NC500.

In the current situation with Covid-19 precautions, this site was by far the most professional in their management. 
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Date of Visit: September 2019  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Mandnt 1 review from this member

 Used the sands caravan park as a stop off on our NC500 trip. This was a well set up site with several levels and areas to pitch.

The best equipped shop wed seen in a long time even proper shops never mind camp ones! Good facilities very clean and plenty of too.

Nice looking eat house on site although didnt eat there. Lovely beach and dunes to shelter some areas from the wee drafts that are occasionally present in the north 🥴 local area has a good few quirky and practical shops too.

In my opinion the best wed stayed at for all aspects of camping on our 2 week trip Id highly recommend a visit and more than a night if you can make it 👍 
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