Bioran Dubh Croft

Port Appin, Argyll & Bute, PA38 4DD

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Ideal for ...

  • Adults
  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays

Why stay here ...

CL of the Year Award 2017 - Regional Runner Up

  • Stunning views of Loch Linnhe and Castle Stalker
  • Quiet and relaxing site
  • Lots of walks, wildlife and a cycle path close by
  • Stuart looks forward to welcoming you to their CL
  • Please click on my Website link for more information

Facilities on site ...

  • Wi-Fi

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Latest arrival time: 12:00 AM

Latest departure time: 12:30 PM

0.5 acres

Some sloping pitches

Levelling blocks required

Electric amperage: 16

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Postcode:
PA38 4DD
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GPS:
Lat 56.564011 / Lon -5.383912
OS field ref:
NM921464
OS map ref:
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Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Daily public transport within 1 mile

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Stunning Two Weeks in September

My partner and I still wax lyrical about a superb two weeks spent based out of this CL. Met Stuart, the owner a couple of times, friendly bloke who if he didn’t have time to stop always had a smile and a wave. Site just perfect with all the pitches having amazing views of the Loch and Castle Stalker, just stunning. So much to see and visit in the area really two weeks is not long enough, leave the car on site and walk, wander down to Port Appin and take the Ferry to Linsmore, take the three islands tour from Oban, Ben Nevis, Glencoe, or just wander into Port Appin and have drink at the very friendly Pierhouse Hotel catching a sunset, it just goes on and on. Wonderful CL, we really didn’t want to leave.
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One of the best

We spent 3 weeks touring Scotland staying in CL's all the way round - and this was definitely one of the best! The owner was so friendly and the views were amazing. Everything was neat and tidy, we were up the hill so definitely had the advantage with views and just dropped the rubbish etc on the way out in the morning. We will definitely be back!
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Beautiful, quiet spot

The views are superb. What a lovely spot. Access road is a little steep and rutted but not bad enough to be a problem. Pitches level - we didn't need to use the wedges for our camper. The Wifi was temperamental i.e. mostly didn't work and no coverage from O2, but we just disconnected from the cyber hive and enjoyed the views. Easy access to Port Appin and to the Old Inn at Portnacroish - It's a lovely 20 minute walk across the Jubilee Bridge. Also has good access to the local cycle ways. Wouldn't hesitate to use as a base again when visiting the area.
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One of the best

First of all the review titled "Disappointing" is completely misleading in my view. If your idea of a perfect CL is a sterile manicured site then I'd go elsewhere. This site is a beautiful wee gem. Its clean and tidy and it has probably got the best view of any caravan site in the UK. The access is perfectly accessible. It seems to me the reviewer with the problems probably has an underpowered towcar. The grass was cut when we were there but it wasn't overly long anyway. I love it and will be back many times in the future.

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Disappointing

Beautiful views but disappointing CL. Our car skidded slightly on the access incline and we couldn't see the road as we topped the brow of the 'hill'. We were totally dismayed when we saw the CL as it obviously wasn't that well maintained.There were no pitching instructions and no useful information packs etc. Our hard standing pitch (no.2) wasn't wide enough for our small caravan and porch awning and it wasn't clear where we were meant to park our car as the access roads needed to be kept clear for other outfits. It was eventually tucked in at the rear of our van. The grass between pitches apparently hadn't been cut recently and the grass around the hook up points didn't look as if it had ever been trimmed.We couldn't even sit in our awning as the ground was too uneven for our table and chairs. We spoke to two other visitors to the site who also felt it was overpriced for what was on offer. However, what made it worse was the total lack of personal communication. The booking and payment of deposit was done via a website and on arrival we discovered that the balance had to be paid via an envelope which we had to post in a box. We never met the owner at any point which is a shame as chatting to the owner is often the best way of getting to know an area.
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