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Solway View Caravan & Camping Site
Balmangan Farm
Ross Bay
Dumfries and Galloway   (Browse area)
Tel: 01557 870206  or  07753730760
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Pitches: 9 Hard standing & 25 Camping
Open: 26/04/2021 to 30/11/2021
           01/02/2022 to 30/11/2022

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 119 Reviews
                9/10 from 119 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   No Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   No Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer / Fridge   No Motorhome Point   No Wifi Access 
 Shop <5 miles   Bar <5 miles   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway <5 miles 
 Kids Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing <1 mile   Wild Swimming <1 mile   Indoor Pool <5 miles   No Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   Cycle Hire <5 miles   Golf <1 mile   No Tennis 
 Beach <1 mile   Watersports <1 mile   Boat Launch / Mooring <5 miles 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed 
 Coastside Pitches   Public Transport <1 mile  Offroad Dog Walk On Site or Direct Access 

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Date of Visit: June 2021 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Cathcj2 3 reviews from this member

 Beautiful site with lovely wildlife areas to walk round - farmer was really friendly and really enthusiastic about eco plans.

Used bikes to get into Kirkcudbright and to nearby pub - very quiet roads and easy cycling.

Quiet site - limited loos and showers but despite site being quite busy - never had to queue and always clean. 
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Date of Visit: August 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Sallyl 1 review from this member

 Beautiful setting in a quiet area with lovely walks from the site. Facilities were very clean and COVID aware.

Lots to explore in the unspoilt and peaceful surrounding area. Great fish and chips in Kirkcudbright!

The only negative for us was being allocated a pitch in too close proximity to the toilet block.

On a rainy Saturday evening people were in and out until 12pm, with bright lights coming on automatically each time they went in and an extremely noisy hand drier used every time.

There are lots of more secluded pitches with beautiful views further away from the toilet block. 
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Date of Visit: June 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: DEBIDOODAH 2 reviews from this member

 Great location, facilities and wonderful views - we will def go again (no midges either!)

You do need transport to get to the local towns for food and drink.

Only negatives were the shower block doors being left open - so every time the hand driers were used we heard the noise (we were pitch 8)

The doors on a shower in both ladies and gents were “dodgy” - hard to close and hanging off

We didn’t officially get to meet the owners/wardens - everything was done via email and did feel a little impersonal but we did see him occasionally on the park.

We didn’t have kids with us but it’s perfect for kids - play area and lots of space

All in all a fab place and well priced 
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Date of Visit: May 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Irene3 1 review from this member

 Fantastic setting.

Site was very well set out and the facilities were excellent and very clean. Loved it.

Walks around the area were quite short but interesting. 
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Date of Visit: May 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Peterm 1 review from this member

 Lovely site

Well laid out with plenty of room at pitches, so not too near your neighbour

Didn't have children with us but would take my grandchildren

Peaceful and relaxing 4 day break 
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Date of Visit: October 2020 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Mhairip 2 reviews from this member

 Really lovely site in a gorgeous corner of Dumfries and Galloway.

Owners very helpful and chatty, site really nicely laid out and views just gorgeous.

Hand sanitizers were everywhere, toilet block fresh and clean and provision of metal fire pit a wee added bonus.

Super walks direct from the site and we discovered the local bus dropped off less than a mile from the site after walking in to Kircudbright (7 miles along the coast). 
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Date of Visit: September 2020 Unit:  Other
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Shaky Cat 2 reviews from this member

 Beautiful location. Quiet site. Excellent facilities.

Friendly owners who have gone out of their way to comply with Covid restrictions.

Hand sanitisers in place. Social distancing and minimum face to face contact. 
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Date of Visit: August 2020 Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 5 Travelling as:  With friends
Reviewer: Samstevenson 12 reviews from this member

 Amazing location with stunning views. Not too busy and Covid secure with hand sanitizer stations and restricted entry to toilets.

Clean facilities. Owners very friendly and helpful. Great for dog walking and beaches close by site.

We had electric but the only one suggestion I would make would be a hairdryer in the mens and ladies for campers without electric. 
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Date of Visit: August 2020 Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Family with young children
Reviewer: Magpiesnest 4 reviews from this member

 Stayed for the weekend having previously stayed for a week a few years ago. The site was just as good this time. Beautiful views from the site and the pitches are large and well kept.

It’s contactless check in these days done by text. Owner came round after a while just making sure we were ok. As it happens I was a few pegs short (loaned the tent out to teenagers for last use) and off he went and brought me some he’d found lying around. This was amazing.

Loved having a campfire even though the rain came in just as we were really starting to enjoy it. 

Date of Visit: November 2019 Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 6 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Currycampers 19 reviews from this member

 Great site. Really nice fella called Neil who owns and runs it. Kirkudbright is a lovely little town and the Dumfrieshire and Galloway countryside is a gem for walkers.

The site has a great little walk through the woods to a couple of secluded beaches and boasts a frisbee golf course. Never seen one before and it looks a lot of fun. Too wet and windy when we went!

Worth stocking up on vittles before you arrive if you just want to enjoy the surroundings and have a bit of time off the shopping run. There is a small Tesco and a Co-Op in Kirkudbright as well as butchers and bakers etc. The old town hall is now an art gallery which is well worth a visit.

Great Gerald Scarfe exhibition which we enjoyed. If you've never been to the south west of Scotland before, it's a gorgeous bit of the world often missed by people heading for the highlands and islands.

The loos and showers are spot on and the whole site is looked after while managing not to feel like a Stalag. Back to nature in comfort! 

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