Smithy Croft

Boyndlie, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, AB43 7DQ

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Ideal for ...

  • Beach stays
  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Peaceful stays
  • Scenic views

Why stay here ...

Smithy Croft is lawned and surrounded by delightful green fields with fell ponies and vintage tractors onsite. The CL owner keeps chickens so fresh eggs are available for sale - great to go with your bacon in the morning. There are 2 RSPB reserves nearby. The site is motorhome friendly and has very good TV reception.

Lots of quiet roads for cycling and also cycle path to Aberdeen and Peterhead in the area. Quiet roads, quiet beaches and amazing sunsets!

Facilities on site ...

  • Battery charging
  • Information room
  • Recycling facilities
  • TV reception: good
  • WC (exclusive use)

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0.5 acres

Some sloping pitches

Lawned site

Recycling Facilities

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Postcode:
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Lat 57.647486 / Lon -2.131368
OS field ref:
NJ923620
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Transport links

  • Buses go to: Fraserburgh
  • Daily public transport within 1 mile

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Warm welcome from helpful owner

Very neat, well signposted site beside busy main road - quite a lot of traffic noise, especially at going to work time, few lorries through the night. Very clean toilet and wash basin with hot water. Spacious pitches and short grass - tree protection from prevailing wind behind pitches very welcome. Good base for touring North Aberdeenshire - roads all of very high standard. Asda, Tesco and Lidl in nearby Fraserburgh.

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A really good location

Very welcoming owners very good value for money. Some road noise more than made up for by the view. Very well maintained a credit to the owners

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A CL site you will wish to return to

Stayed here at Smithy Croft for a couple of nights this week, mainly to visit friends in the area. A change having water on tap on the pitch. Clean toilet, well maintained site and were impressed with the grass cutting being collected instead of being carried into our vehicle as often happens on sites. Very friendly couple running this, very helpful and we were glad of the information given to us on how to manage the AWPR going south, Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route, posh title for a by pass. Lovely views, we enjoyed just sitting and relaxing as well. Happy some fresh eggs were able to come home with us thanks to their hens! We will certainly go back which is something we can't say about other CL sites.
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A 5th Wheel adventure!

Smithy Croft is everything all the other reviewers have stated and more. We stayed here for 4 nights in Mid January 19 and it was a brilliant experience! We had blizzards, strong winds, sunshine and rain in equal measures but the warmth of welcome could not be bettered. Bill and Jane are one offs and the site is well kept, clean, with great facilities and no shortage of something to see or do! I did the tractor and classic car viewing which was really interesting and a must see. We think Bill was curious about our 5th wheel as he turned up for a look bearing a bottle of single malt to share a few drams, camping stories and local tales which was thoroughly enjoyable. We were treated to a bagpipe serenade by Bill & Janes grandson which was memorable, moving and very professionally performed. The Fiver was looking a bit grubby after the snow and weather but Bill happily furnished me with brush, bucket and cleaning materials to bring her back to shiny, nothing was too much trouble. We were on the hardstand and all pitches have water, grey waste and there is a black water disposal. Full recycle facilities and a clean functional toilet complete this excellent facility, The road is a main one with fast moving cars but this did not detract from the overall area. Fraseborough is great for a visit and the cheapest petrol with an ASDA as is the coastal road with stunning views, walks and Pennan village where Local hero was filmed. A short drive took us to Speyside Cooperage at Aberlour which is well well worth a visit and really interesting. Smithy Croft was a real smithy and we will certainly be looking out for the little tractor on the entrance sign again, hopefully in the near future. Recommended!

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One of the best CL's in Scotland.

What an absolutely fantastic experience. This CL is outstanding. The pitches are perfectly maintained and there is also a really clean WC for use by those staying. I was given a great tour of the tractors, and the owner went out his way to fulfil my enthusiasm for tractors by giving me a tour of his wider collection. Set in beautiful countryside, with quiet back roads for walking the dogs, but close to Fraserburgh for Asda and all it's essentials. Lovely folk run this CL, they are CL users themselves.

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