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Visitor Reviews - Lauder Camping And Caravanning Club Site

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Lauder Camping And Caravanning Club Site
Carfraemill
Oxton
Lauder
Borders   (Browse area)
TD2 6RA
Tel: 01578 750697
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Pitches: 60
Open: 01/04 to 03/11

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 43 Reviews
                9/10 from 43 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Families Welcome   Not Members Only   No Rallies   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
Facilities
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 No Baby Changing   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   No Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge   No Motorhome Point 
 No Shop   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant <1 mile   Wifi Access 
Activities
 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   No Watersports   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed   Not Open All Year 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport On Site  Offroad Dog Walk On Site or Direct Access 

Reviews:  43 in total, now showing 1 to 10                 Previous 10          Next 10
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Date of Visit: September 2018 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Fiona W 174 reviews from this member

We used the site as a stopover. I can't see us basing a long trip here because it's not in walking distance of a town with plenty to see & do, unlike other sites in the Borders. Lauder has an excellent gallery / coffee shop (Fat Cat) but not much more - and it's a drive away, despite the name of this site. If you're visiting Edinburgh, there are sites up there. However, if you're a walker or cyclist (and you have a 1:25, 000 map), the local minor roads and hill tracks let you explore deep into the Lammermuir Hills and we did enjoy taking the dog up the valley, though our 1:50, 000 map wasn't detailed enough to leave the minor road.

The site is in a large grass open sunny field that was largely empty because of there being relatively few hardstands. The toilet block looks dated from the outside but inside the facilities were modern, bright & clean. The keypad was a nuisance, you do wonder if it's needed. The dedicated dog walk on site is ok for a comfort break, no more. No motorhome service point so you'll need a grey water canister if you stay for more than a few days.

The nearby A-road noise is intrusive - it stops in the evening but starts again early for commuter traffic.

There are large new houses to either side of the site and loose dogs from both houses came into the site - one was large & boisterous & a real nuisance: the site managers could only chase it away with choice language. The 4 managers were working hard to spruce up the site as we left, filling potholes & mending fences.

Date of Visit: July 2018 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: PedroPete61 20 reviews from this member

A quiet site on the outskirts, the area is kept well and the view from the van is worth a few days without tv as along with the phone is poor ( it must be the 2% the phone companies are on about, )but plenty of places to walk with or without a dog.

Date of Visit: May 2018 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Mischka 47 reviews from this member

This is small but perfectly formed campsite, next to a pretty little stream.
The toilet block building is a bit tired, but the facilities inside are clean, tidy and warm.
There is a small selection of books and DVDs to borrow in the laundry room.
Nearby Lauder is a smart town and we cycled from there down to Melrose which is lovely too. The A68 is a busy road, but there are alternative routes to cycle on.

Date of Visit: April 2018 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Catarinabod 37 reviews from this member

Used as a 2 night stopover returning from the Highlands over the Easter school hols with daughter and dog. Excellent clean and warm shower facilities. Good information available. No phone signal and wi-fi expensive. We prefer not to use the camper once set up but there didn't appear to be too much choice regarding walks from the door. Staff friendly and helpful. Very quiet while we were there. Small dog walking area by brook. Didn't use local pub (which I don't think is dog friendly).

Date of Visit: September 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: MalcolmR 33 reviews from this member

A very nice site, easy access, nice location for touring the area, and friendly staff. The toilet block was always fresh clean and tidy, also heated. The pitches were nicely set out easy pegging on the grass, choice of sunny or shaded pitches. TV reception was non existent in the lower part of the site nr the trees, but better in the more open areas.

We had a look at the nearby Jedburgh site and much preferred this location and site layout. We would certainly return and recommend this site, Our party was two adults and a old dog in a caravan.

Date of Visit: August 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Earl34 4 reviews from this member

Well maintained site with dated but very clean toilet block. The staff were friendly and very helpful. Help yourself to herbs, yes herbs, and lots of local wildlife info available. Lovely location with a stream and pleasant dog walk bordering the site. Quiet site handy for Edinburgh. Not much for young children but easy hill walking access.

Date of Visit: April 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Harleyboy60 1 review from this member

Just back from a lovely weekend break at this site. Helen and Brian could not do enough for us. The site is a little gem, being very quite and in a lovely location. It is close to the town of Lauder and also there is a cracking pub which is a short walk away and does very good food.

I would recommend this site.

Jim

Date of Visit: October 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Sue-and-Dave 5 reviews from this member

Our first visit to a Camping and Caravanning Club Site. Lovely and quiet. A lovely little brook at one side of the campsite where our dog could walk. Great facilities, to be expected at a club site, and well kept. Fees in low season very reasonable.

We stayed just one night on our way back north, but can recommend it as a stopover or for a longer stay.

Date of Visit: August 2015 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Girlyswot 7 reviews from this member

Stayed two nights here and this proved to be an excellent site for visiting Edinburgh during the festival season as it's in a quiet, rural spot but only 20 or so miles, (maybe a 3/4 hour drive) from the city. Everything was clean and well organised. A pretty stream goes through the grounds. Nice quiet site.

Date of Visit: May 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: WOBBLE 21 reviews from this member

We have just had a 2 night stop at this site, we have used this site before, but this was several years ago. The toilet block was the usual c. C. C standard. The wardens were very welcoming and friendly, this site has only got a pub within walking distance (we did not use ). They do meals, it also holds wedding receptions in a marquee next to the pub. You don't hear the noise on the site. The site is very quiet and peaceful for a break from the rat race. The only criticism is the road on the site could do with resurfacing. A good site to use for a stop on a long haul from or to Scotland.

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