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Nairn Camping And Caravanning Club Site
Delnies Wood
Inverness-Shire   (Browse area)
IV12 5NX
Tel: 01667 455281
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Pitches: 75
Open: 01/03/2021 to 26/10/2021
           01/03/2022 to 26/10/2022

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 34 Reviews
                8/10 from 34 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 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 No Baby Changing   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   No Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge    Motorhome Point   Wifi Access 
 No Shop   Bar <5 miles   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway <5 miles 
 Kids Playground   TV Room   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 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport On Site  Offroad Dog Walk On Site or Direct Access 

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Date of Visit: August 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Young couple
Reviewer: Joanna 1 review from this member

 This was such a perfect little stop over before starting the NC500 route from Inverness.

No showers or "proper" toilet facilities - however there is a portable-loo and all the other basic requirements you need when pitching up. Chemical waste disposal, fresh water facilities to top up your tanks and also a pit-stop to wash the muck off your van from the long drive!

If all these pleasant little touches aren't selling it for you then how about a wonderfully peaceful evening under the gorgeous star-lit sky surrounded by the smell of pine-trees!

AND on top of all this charm? the price! a very reasonable - £26 (this included electric and £1 for our small cheeky jack Russell)

Would definitely stay here again and will recommend to all. 

Date of Visit: July 2021 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Tamglasgow 14 reviews from this member

 On arrival we were met with an older chap who took us to our pitch, he seemed pleasant enough as was the lady warden in passing.

The site itself is nice enough in the trees but the shower portakabin is totally inadequate, 3 showers for the whole site is a disgrace. There is a visiting chippy on a Tuesday, it attracts most of the campsite who make there way to the car park to stand in a mile long queue(Must be good).

There is a younger warden whom I only spoke to once to ask for a laundry token, his reply was " I am going to clean the toilets then have my lunch, come back after 1" This was 11 am! I didn't bother.

Nice location but that's as far as I will go, I'd never visit here again due to the dated, inadequate facilities and rather unhelpful member of staff.

Email sent to cancel membership of CCC. 

Date of Visit: October 2019 Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Family with older children
Reviewer: Catarinabod 60 reviews from this member

 On checking in, I requested an open pitch with not too many overhanging trees and was kindly offered a great pitch near the portakabin facilities (as we are in a campervan without).

Red squirrels, rabbits and birds close by as there was a feeder on a nearby tree.

Facilities clean and warm, with proper showers although the cubicles are small.

Great dog walking in the woods behind the site from where you can walk in to Nairn (2+ miles), or cross the main road and head to the sea and turn right towards Nairn along the shore by the side of a golf course.

Doing a circular type route and returning via the road and the wood is around 9 miles. We tried to find the secret beach and the spit but ended up on the mainland the wrong side of the water. Think you need to head to the sea same route as into Nairn but turn left at the coast and keep going.

Free wi-fi was a bonus and staff were friendly and helpful. Didn't really think too much of Nairn town - maybe a bit out of season - but the site, woodland walks and coast were very good.

Difficult to comment on child friendliness - just lots of nature to offer! 

Date of Visit: July 2019 Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Dawnzy 3 reviews from this member

 Great wee site loved camping in the forest. Well set out and very calming and peaceful.

Was nice to just look out into the trees and watch the birds and other wildlife great place to relax and get away from it all. Staff were lovely and very helpful.

Everyone was very friendly. Nairn beach and town only a five minute drive.

Perfect site for the last couple of days holiday left feeling relaxed and recharged. 
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Date of Visit: June 2019 Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 8 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Pulster 4 reviews from this member

 Decided on Nairn as we wanted to take in a boat trip to see dolphins/seals & and we had yet to venture north of Dundee since moving to Scotland a few years ago.

Arrived Saturday afternoon, greeted by very friendly lady called Glinys who checked us in nice and quickly. Asked if we had a dog with us and proceeded to then hand over a wee bag with some treats and poop bags. Nice touch.

Pitches are narrow so we were escorted up to where there were several free spaces and allowed to select whichever we felt suited best to our unit.

Showers and main toilet block are portacabins but well maintained and decent enough showers. There is also a small toilet block at far end of site where tents generally get pitched.

There is a covered washing up area and laundry facilities available. A very very small shop in reception and 2 fish & chip vans attend throughout the week - we've been told the Tuesday one is the best.

Plenty of dog walks just off site.

Nice wooded site, yes it's very close to the A96 main road but it didn't detract from our visit. 
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Date of Visit: September 2018 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Basil S 24 reviews from this member

 Very good site a bit close to the main road but as it is screened by trees no noise at all.

When we arrived we were shown to our pitch and it was explained to us that they had temporary toilet facilities but these were warm and spotless, and we discovered that I knew the warden as he is a retired police officer that had escorted me when I had a wide load.

Good beach walks in the area and handy for supermarkets. 

Date of Visit: June 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Jimagallan 12 reviews from this member

 Nice clean site, strict 1 pm check in so not worth arriving a bit early. Was slightly disappointed to see the toilet blocks were portacabins but they were well set out and kept nice and clean.

Good bus service from A96 directly outside to Nairn and further. Nairn is walkable but only by a track towards the moray firth, the A96 is very fast and busy. Overall a nice stay, staff very helpful but maybe a wee bit officious. 

Date of Visit: March 2017 Unit:  Campervan
Reviewer: Coolgreina 11 reviews from this member

 First trip of the season. Very warm welcome, lovely site camping under the trees.

They were having problems with the 'loo' block and had bought in 'porta loo block' which was spotless, lovely hot showers.

There is a children's play area which look interesting.

Excellent dog walk.

Plenty of water points, bins and doggy bins.

Was a bit worried about road noise as is close to a main road, but no problem at all, well screened by trees.

Very close to Nairn itself, which has an amazing beach that seem to stretch forever. Excellent for the dogs to run on.

Nairn itself has a swimming pool, sports centre, supermarket, loads of little shops to explore, and very friendly people. We only stayed one night but there is so much to explore in the area. 

Date of Visit: August 2016 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Macmoto 6 reviews from this member

 Whether you like this site would depend very much on your priorities.

It is set in woodland, which is lovely and probably helps to suppress the noise from the busy A road slightly, but makes the site dark and a bit gloomy, even on a lovely evening.

The wardens were friendly, but I felt could provide more local information on arrival - I'm not a fan of sites just giving a leaflet with the site rules and information, but nothing else on the surrounding area. For example, there is a stunning beach just over a mile's walk away, but I had to request directions - which would, of course, not be available when the reception is shut.

The site is clean and well maintained and units are well spaced out. 

Date of Visit: August 2015 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Effnboots 16 reviews from this member

 Lovely site in the forest, well spaced pitches.

Shower block lovely and clean.

Fantastic dog walk on site into forest with many paths. Can also walk along lanes to beautiful quiet beach ( about 3/4 hour walk) or take the car down but limited parking. Beach great for the dogs.

Wardens really friendly and helpful.

Yes there are midges but not horrendous.

Pitches puddle a bit if rain but dry quickly.

Small children's playground.

Can buy essentials such as milk, free range eggs etc in reception.

Would come back if in area. 

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