Melrose Gibson Park Caravan Club Site

  • Open all year
  • Open to Members & Non-members
  • Earliest arrival time 12:00

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  • 4 out of 5
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  • High Street,Melrose,Scottish Borders,TD6 9RY
  • 01896 822969

Pitches (what are these?)

  • Total pitches 58
  • Hardstanding 59
  • Serviced 10
  • Storage 1
  • Tent 6
  • Max length = 9.2 metres

Melrose Gibson Park Caravan Club Site is nestled on the edge of Melrose in a peaceful setting that is overlooked by the beautiful Eilden Hills, once named Trimontium by the Romans. A short walk from the caravan park are the charming shops, lovely restaurants and pubs and historic buildings of Melrose, including the famous ruins of Melrose Abbey, the resting place of Robert the Bruce's heart.

Walking enthusiasts will be delighted when visiting Melrose Gibson Park Caravan Club Site - there are 1,500 miles of footpaths to explore along the banks of the Tweed or by hiking up into the High Country to view the Borders' picturesque, rural patchwork. The caravan site also gives you easy access to excellent cycle routes as well as fishing in the River Tweed. Nearby Gibson Park has 60 pitches for golfing enthusiasts and if you are a fan of rugby, the second Saturday in April hosts the annual Melrose Sevens Rugby Tournament. Another event not to be missed is the colourful Melrose Festival, held in mid June each year. There is plenty to see and do in the local area and the site is also well placed for exploring the Scottish Borders.

Visitors to Melrose Gibson Park can now take advantage of the new railway line that connects the Scottish Borders to Edinburgh. The site is around 1.5 miles (30 minutes' walk) from Tweedbank Station, and the train can get you into the heart of Edinburgh in just 55 minutes, avoiding the traffic and park and ride.

Tent camping

Melrose Gibson Park Caravan Club Site welcomes tent campers and has tent pitches available to both members and non-members. Pitches can be booked online or by phone - to do this and to find out further tent camping information, take a look at the Melrose Gibson Park tent camping.


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25 May 16 - 26 May 16 Adult: £7.60 Child (5-17):£1.80 Pitch: £8.00
27 May 16 - 04 Jun 16 Adult: £8.50 Child (5-17):£3.00 Pitch: £11.00
05 Jun 16 - 30 Jun 16 Adult: £7.60 Child (5-17):£1.80 Pitch: £8.00
01 Jul 16 - 03 Sep 16 Adult: £8.50 Child (5-17):£3.00 Pitch: £11.00
04 Sep 16 - 01 Oct 16 Adult: £7.60 Child (5-17):£1.80 Pitch: £8.00
02 Oct 16 - 20 Oct 16 Adult: £6.40 Child (5-17):£1.80 Pitch: £7.30
21 Oct 16 - 29 Oct 16 Adult: £7.60 Child (5-17):£1.80 Pitch: £8.00
30 Oct 16 - 06 Nov 16 Adult: £6.40 Child (5-17):£1.80 Pitch: £7.30
07 Nov 16 - 21 Dec 16 Adult: £5.80 Child (5-17):£1.80 Pitch: £6.40
22 Dec 16 - 03 Jan 17 Adult: £8.50 Child (5-17):£3.00 Pitch: £11.00


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  • Facilities for wheelchair and walking disabled
  • Dog walk on site or nearby
  • Significant historical or cultural interest nearby
  • Town/village within 0.5 miles
  • Motorhome waste disposal
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tent campers welcome
  • Toilet block
  • Part hard standings
  • Storage pitches available
  • Open all year
  • Within 5 Miles of National Cycle Network
  • Fishing within 5 miles
  • Golf within 5 miles
  • Wi-Fi internet access
  • Public transport available within 1 mile

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Good Town Site

5 out of 5

Very clean site. Right in the town giving excellent access to shops pubs etc. At the same time a short walk from footpaths along the river, or surrounding countryside. 

Another great stay

5 out of 5

We stayed here over the bank holiday weekend, we must have been to this site over 30 times over the years and we are never disappointed. We arrived after driving through heavy snow (this was April 28th) but got a lovely warm welcome in the office, we also pitched in the snow, never done that before! The site easy to find and get if you follow the directions given on the website and handbook and is actually in the village itself. The site is well maintained by the hard working wardens and the shower block always clean and spotless. The ladies is closed from 11-11.30, the men’s from 11.30 -12.00. It is all hardstanding with some non-awning pitches completely on tarmac and they always seem to be taken. The rest of the pitches are on gravel and there are a number of service pitches which again get booked up very quickly. For families just offsite but next to the site there is a large playing field as well as a good size playground with brand new play equipment. There are also tennis courts and club adjacent which you can use with a small payment. There is plenty to do in the village; there is the abbey to explore, two NT gardens and many interesting shops and places to have a light lunch, snack, or an evening meal. The King’s Arms gives 10% off on production of your CC card (as do others, check with the wardens). There are two small supermarkets in the village and larger ones and petrol in Galashiels a few miles away. There is also the new train line to Edinburgh with a station at Tweedbank, again a few miles away. There is a good information room for things to see further afield. It is a popular site so book early as possible. We have already booked for October and can’t wait.

A trip to the "Gem of the Borders"

5 out of 5

Another pleasant week spent at Easter on this great site, making full use of our bus passes and indeed a trip to Edinburgh on the Waverley line. never tire of the good beer and food found in the town, along with real butchers, bakers and greengrocers. Jim and Dave.

Things to do nearby


  • Public transportPublic transport available within 1 mile.

  • WalkingThe site has information on various local walks including along the River Tweed.

  • CyclingThere are numerous cycle routes around the Borders towns and forests. Information is available on site. The nearest National Cycle Network route to this site is route number 1, Berwick to Edinburgh, part of the Coast and Castles Cycle Route.

  • Nearby Sustrans cycle routes

Local amenities

  • Town (Melrose)

  • Supermarket (Tesco and Asda 4 miles from the site.)

  • Places of worship (Melrose Parish Church, Holt Trinity Scottish Episcopal Church and St. Cuthbert’s Catholic Church are located in Melrose.)

Attractions and events

  • Event
  • Attraction
  • Member offer
  • Harmony Garden

    Melrose, Scottish Borders

    Distance: 0.1 miles
    Member offer

    A delightfully tranquil walled garden comprising lawns, herbaceous and mixed borders, vegetable and fruit areas, and a rich display of spring bulbs.

  • Trimontium Exhibition

    Melrose, Scottish Borders

    Distance: 0.2 miles
    Member offer

    Visitor-friendly modern display of Romano-native capital of southern Scotland. Fortress, annexes and northernmost military amphitheatre in the Empire.

  • The Abbey Mill (Edinburgh Woollen Mill)

    Melrose, Scottish Borders

    Distance: 0.5 miles
    Member offer

    Visit one of the finest centres for Scottish knitwear in the country.

  • Meikle Knitwear, Tweeds & Tartans

    Galashiels, Scottish Borders

    Distance: 3.3 miles
    Member offer

    No description available.

  • Bernat Klein Ltd

    Galashiels, Scottish Borders

    Distance: 3.3 miles
    Member offer

    No description available.

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  • Earliest arrival time: 12:00
  • Postcode: TD6 9RY
  • GPS co-ordinates: Lat: 55.59893 Lon: -2.72413
  • OS ref: 73 : NT545340
  • Sites directory map number: G13
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    Turn left off A68 (Jedburgh - Edinburgh) at the roundabout onto A6091 (Galashiels); do not turn first right (signposted Melrose). In about 3.5 miles at roundabout turn right onto B6374 (signposted Melrose). The site is on the right opposite Rugby Club. Please do not arrive before 12:00 to avoid congestion.

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