Drumbhan

Airdens, Bonar Bridge, Ardgay, Highlands, IV24 3AS

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Ideal for ...

  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays
  • Scenic views
  • Working farm

Why stay here ...

Drumbhan is situated a couple of miles outside the village of Bonar Bridge. The site is on a hill which gives panoramic views to the south towards Loch Migdale, the Kyle of Sutherland and further on to Ben Wyvis. Bonar Bridge has shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants within easy reach.

There are plenty of golf courses (including Royal Dornoch) and fishing close by. The quiet country roads are excellent for bikes and there are a range of mountain bike trails at Carbisdale and Golspie. Walkers are well catered for with low level walks nearby and some challenging hills not too far away.

The area is ideal for touring the north and west coasts - John O'Groats is about 2 hours drive and the hills of the west are about the same. There are castles, beaches and distilleries a plenty to visit. Inverness and Loch Ness are about an hours drive south. You can even complete the much lauded and very scenic North Coast 500 in a series of day trips.

Drumbhan is a working croft with a flock of North Country Cheviot sheep and free range poultry - eggs and seasonal produce are normally  available as is advice on what is worth doing and seeing.

Keen eyed visitors can spot different birds including ospreys, red kites, and hen harriers plus red and roe deer and salmon leaping at nearby Shin Falls.

The site itself is part sloping with hardstanding pitches and grass elsewhere. The site is small and is reached by single track roads but the views are worth it. Electricity hook ups are available.

Facilities on site ...

  • Battery charging
  • Dog walk from site
  • TV reception: variable
  • Wi-Fi
  • Working farm

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0.5 acres

Some sloping pitches

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Postcode:
IV24 3AS
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Lat 57.911539 / Lon -4.32526
OS field ref:
NH623937
OS map ref:
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Transport links

  • Nearest train station: Ardgay

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Peace and Quiet Assured

Drumbhan
The site is well off the beaten track but this adds to the charm of the site, the family cant do enough to help you if you have a problem when i hooked up to the electric I could not get 240v power but after a couple of days faffing about we managed to restore 240v by disconnecting leisure battery as it was not in the best of health but that was after call to my caravan servicing agent. I must get back to matter in hand the review of this lovely site great area to walk your dog in the single track roads around the place. the views of the firth are spectacular from the site. I highly recommend going into the nearest town of Bonar Bridge as there are a few good places to eat and drink plus its a good place to jump off from to explore the area. I could ramble on but say come check it for yourself you wont be disappointed in the areas beauty.

DAVLAN

Caravanner from Lanarkshire

Reviewed on 03/07/2021 23:22

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Drumbhan
Wow so good we stayed longer going north and again coming back south. Wonderful owners, wonderful views and above all peace and quite. Its a working croft so you may meet the occasional sheep or even one of the collies' checking out your unit, after all it is their field....lol We were in a motor-home so didn't use the prescribed route, but had no problem, but if towing follow the signs not your GPS. Nice stroll into town so long as you remember any hill you go down has to be walked back up...... Free range eggs and some homemade produce available. Would we stay again...for sure.

Pammiedare

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Reviewed on 21/02/2020 20:16

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Drumbhan
A lovely Highland CL with breathtaking views out over Loch Migdale and the mountains with lovely quiet walks close at hand and an ideal location from which to explore this part of the Highlands. Evelyn and Russell were very kind and attentive and we felt very welcome. Thank you for a lovely holiday and we look forward very much to coming back one day soon.

JillandGary

Reviewed on 13/10/2019 18:40

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A beautiful view awaits you - peaceful and tranquil

Drumbhan
We stayed here for two overnight stays and wished we’d stayed longer. Small site with marvellous views from the top of a hill. Owners very friendly and also the free range hens were very friendly too!

MRBENNSPLASH

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Reviewed on 09/07/2019 12:08

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A 5th Wheel adventure!

Drumbhan
This fantastic site was peaceful, amazing views and allows access to the most spectacular scenery for coast and mountains. We stayed here for 4 nights in late January 2019. It snowed hard before and during our stay and whilst access for our 5th wheel was interesting, slow and sure ensured a safe arrival. Access is a single track undulating road but the snow plow came past mid morning each day to keep the road open. The pitches are a little tight but we only had 1 night shared with a motorhome but the rest of the time we had peace and quiet all to ourselves. Comments about the dog are unfounded and as a typical Collie I though it was extremely endearing and friendly. The sheep came for a look over the fence and the chickens proved a great source of entertainment. Site water froze overnight but Mr Walker Smith was only too happy to allow me access to his garage and nothing was too much trouble. Bins are available and the EHU's conveniently located. There is a lot of grass and fortunately our 4x4 truck made it easy to get off. Again it would be a bit tight if all pitches had been occupied but off peak was easy. Exiting this CL is a fairly steep ramp which I was happy to clear of lying snow and grit (conveniently provided by the excellent local authority in a pile opposite this site) to make our departure easy. From this site we drove up to John O Groats, Cape Wrath, Dunrobin Castle, Thurso, Dunnet Head, Lairg, Loch Erriboll…..so much to see and all so beautiful locally. As mentioned previously cheapest fuel and supermarket at ASDA Tain a 10 mile return trip. To cap it all Mrs Walker Smith provided us with 6 fresh eggs and a superb cake upon departure which was an unexpected but delicious gift. We will definitely be back and this is a really great ALL Year CL.

Alistu

Reviewed on 18/02/2019 21:17

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