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Cosy Camping Pod

UK Scotland South Scotland Dumfries And Galloway North Rhinns Camping

  • Sleeps 2 (max 2 adults, 1 children)
  • Electricity
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Pet Friendly
A compact and cosy camping pod on a small site close to the south-west coast of Scotland.

  • Simply furnished and equipped wooden cabin
  • Electricity for power points and provided toaster and kettle, and TV.
  • The only glamping pod on this small rural site where campfires are allowed

The Owner Says

The camping pod sleeps 2 people on beds. An additional young child may be brought in your own cot or mattress. But space is very limited. There is space in front of the pod to pitch a small tent for older children, or book a separate tent pitch.  State your needs on your booking form or phone us.

Our camping pod is sheltered from the north by a belt of trees and faces the morning sun. A grassy area in front of the pod features a campfire pit, oPeak weekends £42 each night.  One night booking £42 - 2 or more nights price £40. . In low season, mid september and october we will offer a reduction in price for single occupancy  by direct booking with ourselves only.

Features & Facilities

10-ish tent pitches, 5 with electric hook-ups. Pitches have a secluded feel with 2 separate parking areas to provide vehicle free camping and preserve the grass. 
Our 3 campervan pitches with electric hookups are a very short level stroll to the facilities. 
Our cosy camping pod is equipped with 2 beds, electric heater, kettle and toaster and freesat TV. Plates, bowls, mugs ,cutlery and cooking pans provided.

Our facilities building has full disabled access and has a disabled loo and level access shower.
There are washing up facilities and a  electric socket for a hairdryer/charging phones.
Small fridge-freezer for campers cold blocks and milk etc. (no charge)
Drying lines strung between trees.
Dogs are welcome on leads.
Picnic tables and fire pits/BBQ hearths provided.  You can buy sacks of wood with kindling from us.

Activities

There is a well-stocked and licensed village shop 2 miles in Leswalt that gives cashback.
The local sea fishing is fantastic – visit The Sports Shop, tel 01776 702705 (www.fishingstranraer.com)  we have some local information here too.
There is a sandy beach 2 miles away (walk there) and other secluded beaches can be reached by car, as well as some on foot. The holiday town of Portpatrick is 10 miles away. The Southern Upland Way (01835 824000) is 5 miles away and particulaly good walks can be found at the RSPB reserve at Mull of Galloway along with a Lighthouse there.
The North Rhinns Coast path is now agreed and parts are under construction and accessible. A favourite section is between Killingtrangin lighthouse and Portpatrick.
There is also an interesting route to take in to discover all the gardens of Gallowaywith a nearby favourite being the grounds of Castle Kennedy, well worth a visit.

Food & Drink

The hotel in the lighthouse (01776 853220) at Corsewell Point, 9 miles from the site, does fine food and does yummy tea and scones, too. The Crown(01776 810261), The Harbour House (01776 810456), Mount Stewart Hotel (01776 810291)  and Campbell's resturant (01776 810314) are amongst others at Portpatrick, with live music at The Crown on Fridays and Saturday nights.
A large selection of takeaways are in Stranraer.
If you're looking for something a little more on the hoof then try the fish and chip van in Portpatrick harbour, high season only.
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Getting There

From Stranraer head west following signs for Leswalt, Kirkcolm. After golf course on right go straight on at roundabout into Leswalt. Pass shop on left and continue straight up steep hill, after which site is 1 mile further on, first cottage on left. There are Tourist signs for North Rhinns camping 2 miles away at Leswalt Kirk crossroads in the village. Long Distance buses and coaches direct to Stranraer from Carlisle, Dumfries, Glasgow and Ayr. Bus 408 runs from Stranraer to Leswalt, 2 miles walk from site. There is also a railway station at Stranraer (6 miles) that has direct trains from Glasgow and Kilmarnock.