Garlieston Caravan Club Site (REF : GAR)

Garlieston, Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, DG8 8BS, Scotland

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Ideal for ...

  • Beach stays
  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Motorhomes
  • Peaceful stays
  • Walking

Why stay here ...

An ideal location for a relaxing holiday, Garlieston Club Site is both peaceful and picturesque. Divided into two sections for choice of comfort, one section of the caravan park offers beautiful views overlooking the bay, while the other provides a far more secluded and sheltered space for those who enjoy extra privacy and quiet. All non-awning pitches and a limited number of awning pitches are located in the part overlooking the bay, while all pitches in the walled area accommodate awnings. 

Garlieston Club Site gives you easy access to the rural charms of Garlieston village, geared towards farming and leisure. Many of the attractive cottages in the crescents that wrap around the bay are holiday homes, and pleasure craft now share the harbour with a few fishing boats. The caravan site is well located for fishing, boating, cycling and walking, with adjacent access to a coastal path leading to the famed azaleas and rhododendrons of Galloway House Gardens. The sandy beach at Rigg Bay, where wartime Mulberry Harbours were tested, is an excellent place to spend a summer day. If you're happy to venture further afield, The Galloway Forest Park offers 300 square miles of beautiful moorland, lochs and mountain tops to explore.

A mobile fresh wet fish van visits this site, please ask the site staff for details.

Facilities on site ...

  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
  • Disabled facilities: facilities for wheelchair disabled
  • Disabled shower room
  • Dog walk from site
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Electric hook-up
  • Gas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Motorhome service point
  • Toilet block
  • TV reception: good
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi charge
  • Wi-Fi rating: Bronze

Prices

Extras

Price per night for extra car: £2.00

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Pitches

Touring pitch types Awning Without Awning
Standard (electric & hardstanding)

Yes

Yes

Standard (electric & grass)

Yes

Yes

Non-electric (hardstanding)
Non-electric (grass)
Serviced (electric & hardstanding)
Serviced (electric & grass)
Super (electric & hardstanding)

Nearby

Walking notes:
A good walking route near the site is the coastal route to Cruggleton Castle remains or the coastal walk to Eggerness Point and Innerwell Fisheries.

Supermarket notes:

There is a Mace in Garlieston, about 250 yards from the site. There is a Morrisons and Tesco in Stranraer.

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Directions

From A75 (Dumfries - Stranraer). In about 8 miles in Crocketford keep left on A75; do not turn right onto A712. In Newton Stewart turn left onto A714. In about 5 miles on outskirts of Wigtown turn right onto B7005 (signposted Whithorn, Garlieston, B7004). In 1.75 miles continue onto A746 (Whithorn). In about 2.5 miles (0.5 mile past Kirkinner) fork left into a short one-way system onto B7004. Within 4 miles at T-junction turn left (signposted Garlieston). Within 0.25 miles at seafront turn right. The Site office is on the left by harbour. Please note that there is no Late Night Arrival area.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
DG8 8BS
GPS:
Lat 54.787263 / Lon -4.367967
Plan a route to this site
OS field ref:
NX479462
OS map ref:
83
Handbook map ref:
D11

Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Wigtown, Newton Stewart, Isle of Whithorn and Whithorn
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest port: {0}

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once again just returned home from Garlieston club site.the weather was fantastic . Before leaving we found out that Ann and Martin could be leaving this site. There are a lot of people come to the site and one of the reasons they keep coming back is down to the wardens. They are the friendliest,most helpful and the lovliest couple you could hope to find.Nothing is a problem. Why do they have to move. The show of flower arrangements when you enter are a sight to behold and it is all down to Anne and Martin.Why do things have to change when they are going so well. If it,s not broken do,nt fix it. They are a credit to the club.This is one of the reasons we have just finished our third visit this year. Visiting other sites this is not always the case.I know speaking to some of the locals they have nothing but good to say about them. Mywife and I will be very disappointed if they leave and know for a fact we are not alone.Garlieston site is a lovely site but I think it will lose something if they leave.

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Exceptional Club site

A good club site is a combination of a number of factors but the quality of the Wardens has to be among the key components. Good Wardens make a good site. Garlieston is blessed in having outstanding wardens who go the extra mile to ensure that their visitors have the best possible stay. Anne and Martin are among the very best of club wardens. They offer a warm welcome, ensure that the pitch you select is just right for your needs, provide advice and guidance as to what the area has to offer, and with their constant care and attention they make sure that 'their' site is not only clean and tidy but through the flower gardens they have created the site is exceptionally attractive. Garlieston club site is in a wonderful location but our stay there was 'made' to a large degree by the welcome of Anne and Martin. Many thanks to you both for a most enjoyable visit. We hope to see you again.

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Fabulous site and location

Just returned from our second stay at this wonderful site. The site itself is kept absolutely immaculately by the wardens. The views from the harbour pitches are glorious and what we like most of all is how quiet, relaxed and friendly the site is. The Harbour inn pub is lovely and the locals very friendly. There’s a pub garden and the pub itself is very dog friendly. There’s a cracking walk to Rigg Bay and also a little forest 5 minutes drive on the way out of Garlieston. We didn’t venture further afield this time but there’s plenty of walking and cycling to be had in the area. Ann and Martin are amazing wardens and a credit to The Caravan Club. They are helpful, friendly, hard working and keep the site in tip top shape. We were sad to hear this may be their last year as the Caravan Club like to move wardens around. We really hope the Caravan Club don’t change this winning formula which is Ann and Martin at this fabulous site.
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Beautiful site

We have just returned from a week at Garlieston, this was a trial run because my husband had to have his lower leg amputated two months ago and as he did everything it was all now left to me it was very new and daunting, but when l explained this to the wardens Mr & Mrs Kinney they couldn’t have been more helpful and encouraging, nothing was to much trouble to them, they checked every day that things were ok, we would just like to say that without their help and support l don’t think we would have survived the week, they were brilliant over and above the duties l imagine required of a warden, as result my membership of 16 years will continue for many years to come, plus future visits to Garlieston.

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Great wee site

Just returned today from a sunny warm weekend in this great wee site in a lovely wee village. The wardens keep this site beautiful and clean and are extremely helpful. The surrounding area is lovely and there are lovely walks and the area is good for cycling. The Harbour Hotel which is just a few minutes walk away is welcoming and does good food. Definately be back. 😁
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01988 600636