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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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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Stunning setting, fantastic food nearby

Beautiful view across the loch to castle stalker ( featured at end of Monty pythons Holy grail!) easy access, good , free WiFi, chemical disposal, water and rubbish but no shower/wc facilities so must have your own. Can get midges to be expected as by water in Scotland! Didn't met the owner but honesty box for payments. Lovely walk right around the Loch, easy 10-15 min walk across the Jubilee bridge to reach The Old Inn pub/restuarant ( wooden walkway across the salt marsh- recommended) well worth a walk over and The Old Inn has it's own pathway off the lochside path ( you can see the back of the old inn and car park from the path approx 3rd path off the loch side path walking anticlockwise after jubilee bridge). Highly recommend food there, fantastic cosy atmosphere ( much better inside than outside impression from road) Food and menu simple but very nice ( black pudding, cheese and burger stack highly recommended as is the steak and sticky toffee pudding!) Great selection of drinks ( whiskys , gins etc) at reasonable prices, welcoming staff. Best to book as nearly full on a tuesday evening when we went. Not too far to explore Fort William etc, Beware narrow roads in the Highlands, we did lose a mirror to a French motorhome coming the other way too far into the middle!
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Amazing View

All five hardstanding pitches have an uninterrupted view across the loch which must be the best view over water in the whole of the Cl network. The peace and tranquility are also wonderful but it has to be said that the site is small and the two centre pitches are really not big enough for more than a motorhome. The only information given in the facility area is how to pay [envelope in a sealed box] but nothing about where to find the nearest doctor, vet, or even the site owner. His mobile has a recorded message telling you to get in contact via his website but as the WiFi is unsecured, so my browser would not connect, and neither our BT nor EE mobiles had a signal I felt that in an emergency you would be very much on your own. However despite these comments the view alone will make this a fully booked site all year.

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Fantastic

Must have one of the best views possible for a CL! Stuart, the owner couldn't be more helpful.

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