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Reviews of Drumaheglis Marina And Caravan Park

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Drumaheglis Marina And Caravan Park
36 Glenstall Road
County Antrim   (Browse area)
BT53 7QN
Tel: 028 2766 0280
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Pitches: 55
Open: 16/03/2024 to 04/11/2024

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 23 Reviews
                8/10 from 23 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 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   No Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge   No Motorhome Point   Wifi Access 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar <5 miles   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway On Site 
 Kids Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing On Site   No Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool <5 miles   No Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   No Cycle Hire   Golf <5 miles   Tennis <5 miles 
 No Beach   Watersports On Site   Boat Launch / Mooring On Site 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed 
 Riverside Pitches   Public Transport   Offroad Dog Walk On Site or Direct Access 

Reviews:  23 in total, now showing 1 to 10                 Previous 10          Next 10
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Date of Visit: August 2023  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Family with older children
Reviewer: Neil Armes 3 reviews from this member

 Fantastic campsite, friendly staff and a great base for visiting the north coast of Northern Ireland.

Toilets and showers were clean and warm.

If I was returning to Ireland, I would definitely go back. 
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Date of Visit: July 2023  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Family with older children
Reviewer: Steven 1 review from this member

 Lovely scenery

Very clean

Good park

Was lovely to watch the boats in the water and a lovely walk out around the park

Was very easy to access and the cafe on site is great and only 5 mins away from ballymoney Town centre 
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Date of Visit: July 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Family with young children
Reviewer: Jaynes 1 review from this member

 Had booked a stay here for one night as we had an afternoon booked at Lake Kilrea which is only 15 minutes away from the campsite.

The campsite is great, we loved it instantly. The staff were friendly and helpful showing us to our site and everything we needed for our stay.

We were staying in a tent with a child, our site was beside the park so was great for keeping an eye on her playing.

All facilities were very clean. We will definitely be back again, next time with paddle boards as there is a canoe trail I liked to try 
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Date of Visit: June 2018 Unit:  Campervan
Reviewer: Baz Bag 2 reviews from this member

 Each pitch has water, electric, waste drain and is hard and flat. Toilet facilities are fabulous. Clean and modern. Loved our stay. First place I've been to that has a barrier at 2m which is electrically opened for larger vans. By a river that is used for water sports. Cafe is closed. 

Date of Visit: July 2017 Unit:  Campervan
Reviewer: H Battilana 2 reviews from this member

 We liked this site a lot. It provided everything we needed and was clean and fairly spacious. Liked the individual shower/loo rooms. Good to have the cafe on site. Friendly site manager.

Would certainly visit there again. 


Date of Visit: May 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Moaner5 3 reviews from this member

 Arriving at Belfast via the ferry from Birkenhead, (Liverpool) visiting N/Ireland for the 1st time I picked Drumaheglis as it is an affiliated site to the Caravan and Motor Home club who I Have been a member for 8 years. How pleasantly surprised I was and extended initial 5 day stay by another 7. The site is well maintained and secure. Only downside is you will, once the coin machine's have been updated, pay for the showers. The other point is, one of my 'pet' criticisms is a lack of daily in-depth cleaning. Dust on grab handles and cash box's, particularly the hair driers, was steadily increasing all the days I was there. However I would be the 1st to agree that in respect of the whole site I am being finicky. 

Date of Visit: August 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Wildernessvoice 2 reviews from this member

 Just returned (early) from our stay here. We, wife 2 under 5s and myself, booked 5 nights after a lot of positive chat about the place.

We were very underwhelmed.

The noise levels at night were just not good for our wee ones, I know the rules say silence after 11, and this did happen. Not great for little ones.

We didn't use the facilities too much on site - kids liked the park albeit a bit small. The toilet/shower block was free to use, a big positive. But I would say the cleaner needs a lessons or two.

The sites for caravans are hard standing - we now know why. This is Northern Ireland, it rains. A lot. The grass areas around our site were boggy and marshy. In fact we needed to get a second par of wellies for each of the kids after day one.

I don't know what this site would be like in the bright warmth of sunny after a couple of weeks, but it would need to dry out considerably.

There isn't anything particularly WRONG with this place, but I don't think we will be back any time soon. Just not for us. 

Date of Visit: March 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Swiftowner 18 reviews from this member

 Having stayed at this site a few years ago I was keen to return, however it is currently undergoing major refurbishments which look like they should be finished for this summer (2014). There is a brand new reception building which houses some toilets and showers. The older original reception building has been demolished and is being rebuilt at the minute. This means lots of building work, vehicles, and scaffolding on site. The children's play park is gone, but hopefully will return once all building work is completed. The old padlock and gate system has been replaced with key pad entry gates. The deposit for the toilet key is now a whopping 20! The old toilet block near the back of the site is still there, and in operation, but until the new block is built, there could be a lot of pressure on just the four shower/toilet rooms at busy times. This site is normally quiet, rural and clean, but unless you like the site and sound of building work, with no children's play park, I would give it a miss for a couple of months. Oh, and site prices have gone up again, to 25 per night peak season. 

Date of Visit: August 2011 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Scottiedog_10 2 reviews from this member

 Disappointed with this site considering its one of the most expensive at 22. 50 per night for a touring caravan which was self sufficient so therefore didn't use any of the service facilities.

Did not think the price reflected the site, if your not going to use the water sports then there is really nothing else to do here.

We only stayed the one night, thankfully.

Surrounding areas are lovely but found better and cheaper sites just as accessible as this one.

Although I must say the site is kept nice and tidy, but just not for us. 

Date of Visit: July 2011 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Swiftowner 18 reviews from this member

 This is a well maintained Caravan Club site, which is open to non members too.

Quite a few of the pitches are seasonal pitches along the water front. Pitches round behind the trees are much quieter and more child friendly as they are away from direct access to the river.

My two sons loved the play park which is full fenced and gated making it nice and safe.

Toilet facilities are good, with 4 big family washrooms.

Local towns are not within walking distance, so the car/motorhome is needed for each trip to the shops.

Quite a rural setting, but a great getaway for peace and quiet. Will definitely return. 

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