Powblack Farm

Coldoch Road, Thornhill, Stirling, Stirlingshire, FK8 3QU

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  • Adults
  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays
  • Scenic views
  • Waterside stays
  • Working farm

Why stay here ...

Powblack Farm Caravan Site is situated on a quaint and peaceful location, with views extending down the Carse of Stirling, with the skyline outlined by Stirling Castle and Wallace Monument and framed by the Campsie Hills, Ben Lomond, Ben A'an, Ben Ledi and Ben Venue. The River Forth runs adjacent to the site, which features an abandonment of biodiversity including otters, many types of fish and many rare species of birds - we are extremely proud that our farm has a resident Red Kite. The site is centrally located to be easy accessible to many historical sites and attractions, walking on our many neighbouring trails, hills and Bens, visiting our famous cities – Stirling, Glasgow, Edinburgh via user friendly transportation infrastructure, in close proximity to Blair Drummond Safari Park (less than 5 miles) and many, many top quality cafes, farm food shops and restaurants.

Powblack Farm is a working farm, farming more than 400 acres, farmed by us from December 1995. We mainly farm Haylage which is a dried grass crop product that we supply to the equine market, harvested in July. We also produce different breeds of sheep and cattle which graze alongside the site. We have Fern and Barbara the Highland Cows (they are the Queens of the cow world) Einstien the Aberdeen Agnus Bull who is regal and extremely muscley, tiny but beautifully formed Dexter cows, the most beautiful and cuddly Valais Blacknose Sheep (known as the cutest sheep in world) and our comical Hampshire Down sheep. The farm has also a selection of free-range hens and ducks which produce different coloured shelled eggs which will be available in a honesty box for your consumption.

Powblack Farm is farmed in a method to be mindful of the environment. The farm business has just entered a government scheme to encourage the growth and enhance biodiversity by introducing a water reserve refuge, planting a wildlife sanctuary around our crop fields, implementing new hedges for animal shelter and planting green manure plants to reduce the use of fossil fuel relent fertilsers. One outstanding event from this new venture, in August the wildflower crop on the roadside produces sunflowers emerging from the greenery, the Sunflowers bloom to produce a sea of yellow – it is quite spectacular.

Being more thoughtful of our countryside extends to reducing our waste by providing our campers the opportunity to recycle any waste products (relevant bins will be provided). We would ask you to be fully committed to our passion for our environment and dispose of any rubbish and lift dog faeces in an appropriate and environmentally manner, to preserve not only the wildlife but our precious animals.

Powblack Farm Caravan Site is a natural oasis away but not far from the beaten track, we look forward to sharing this exclusive and tranquil experience with you.

Facilities on site ...

  • Recycling facilities
  • TV reception: good
  • Unfenced water
  • Working farm

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Latest arrival time: 10:00 PM

Latest departure time: 12:00 PM

1 acres

Levelling blocks required

Electric amperage: 16

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Postcode:
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GPS:
Lat 56.146472 / Lon -4.14126
OS field ref:
NS670969
OS map ref:
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Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Stirling
  • Daily public transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest port: N/A

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Powblack Farm
When we arrived at ‘Powblack Farm’; we turned onto the Farm drive but we couldn’t find anyone to speak to. We could see a caravan in the field directly opposite the farm, so went to explore. As we were exploring someone driving by stopped to speak to us (can only assume he was the owner) He told us that his son had cut the grass but only on one side of the site, there were bollards blocking entrance to the uncut section. He told us to move the bollards if we wanted, so we did, we didn’t want to encroach on the other caravan and there wasn’t much room by either side of them, (just because of how they had pitched up) so through the long grass it had to be. Anyway we chose a good spot and the grass was cut a few days later when we were out. We had a lovely stay there, very peacful. Read more about our stay at https://coltrimcaravanners.home.blog

Suey1

Caravanner from Lancashire

Reviewed on 19/07/2022 20:37

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A delightfully peaceful farm site

Powblack Farm
We booked Powblack Farm CL as a stopover on our journey home to Invernessshire from Garlieston CL in Galloway. It is a beautiful gem situated on the banks of the upper reaches of the River Forth. Here the river has more the appearance of a trout stream in southern England than a typical Scottish river. The views from the site are over a mixed farmland scene to the impressive Campsie Fells to the south. In an easterly direction the Wallace Monument can just be made in Stirling. We approached the site from M9 Junction 10 at Stirling. If approaching from the North (Trossachs or Perth) we recommend taking the A873 to Thornhill and B822 to the junction with the B8031 to reach the site. The B8031 is very narrow, winding and rough approaching the site from the A873. The short stretch from the B822 junction is good. The site directions from A811 on the club site are good. If you like quiet peaceful sites with a very rural setting this will not disappoint. There are local attractions within walking and cycling distance and the site is very central for access to various tourist locations in Stirling, Falkirk etc. The photos on site page do not do the site justice but do give a flavour of the rural nature. The views South from the site over pastures to the Campsie Fells is a delight.

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Reviewed on 26/06/2022 21:08

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