Edinburgh Caravan Club Site (REF : EDB)

35-37 Marine Drive, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH4 5EN, Scotland

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Ideal for ...

  • Beach stays
  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Families

Why stay here ...

Edinburgh Club Site is an ideal location for your holiday getaway. Situated on the Firth of Forth, the caravan park provides easy access to Edinburgh, Europe's festival capital. You will be ideally located for the many attractions, both modern and historic, that this beautiful city has to offer.

Edinburgh is a friendly, cosmopolitan city. Edinburgh Club Site puts you within easy reach of some of its most famous landmarks. You can visit the castle which clings dramatically to a huge rock face (home to the Scottish Crown Jewels), walk down the Royal Mile to the Palace of Holyrood House (the Queen's official Scottish residence), stroll past the historic Scottish Parliament Building or enjoy the tranquil green expanse of Princes Street Gardens. The caravan site location also ensures that you're well placed for the famously fun summer festivals, seaside strolls, a round or two of golf, Edinburgh Zoo and an almost unlimited choice of restaurants, bars and other entertainment venues.

The site is only a stone’s throw away from the waterfront where campers can walk along the promenade of Cramond and, only a short drive away, visitors can enjoy the popular coastal suburb of Portobello with its pubs, restaurants and shops.

Things to do on site ...

  • Golf
  • Play area
  • Playground

Facilities on site ...

  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
  • Disabled facilities: facilities for wheelchair disabled
  • Disabled shower room
  • Dishwashing area
  • Dog walk from site
  • Dog walk on site
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Electric hook-up
  • Family washroom
  • Gas
  • Gaz
  • Late arrivals area with electric hook-up
  • Laundry facilities
  • Motorhome service point
  • Toilet block
  • TV reception: good
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi charge
  • Wi-Fi rating: Silver

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Walking notes:

There is a good walk along the Promenade to the local village, and walks to the City centre begin about 10 minutes away from the site. Climb Arthurs Seat for the best views of the city.

Supermarket notes:

The closest are Morrisons 1 mile and Tesco Express 1.5 miles. Morrisons has limited motorhome parking.

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Directions

From the A720: Exit right at Gogar roundabout (signposted City Centre, A8). In about 0.25 miles turn left onto the A902 (signposted Forth Road Bridge). In 1.5 miles turn right at Barnton junction traffic lights. In 1.75 miles at Blackhall junction traffic lights fork left onto Telford Road (signposted Leith, Granton, A902). In about 1.25 miles at Crewe Toll roundabout turn left (signposted Davidson's Mains, B9085). At T-junction (past bridge) turn right at traffic lights signposted Granton, Newhaven, Davidson's Mains. At next traffic lights turn left (signposted Davidsons Mains, Silverknowes). In 0.5 miles at roundabout turn right into Marine Drive. Site on the left in 0.5 miles. From the M9 continue onto the A8 to Gogar roundabout; then as above. From the A90 continue at Barnton junction traffic lights then as above.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
EH4 5EN
GPS:
Lat 55.97764 / Lon -3.2651
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OS field ref:
NT212768
OS map ref:
66
Handbook map ref:
F14

Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Car hire on site
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest train station: Waverley
  • Train station within 5 miles

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A very good site

We love to stay at this site when we visit Edinburgh. Very well run and organised with the friendliest staff.

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Good site with good bike security arrangements

Had a 3 night stay last weekend primarily to visit The Royal Highland Show and do some cycling. Site staff very helpful and gave good advice regarding best public transport to the Show as driving/ traffic is a nightmare. I was given access to a secure bike locker for our 2 bikes as cycle thefts can occur locally. The locker has an alarm which was easily armed/ disarmed and I appreciated the use of the locker- we had no issues. We had an enjoyable cycle almost entirely off road using cycle paths to South Queensferry then across the old Forth Road Bridge which has dedicated cycling lanes. It’s safe and very popular - we were cyclists 447 and 448 the day we visited. Overall a good visit and returning in August.
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What a suprise

Stayed here for 2 nights , excellent staff. Great security for bikes. Loved the position to access cycle routes through the city, coast, shops. Felt like we were in the country. Well kept site with lovely garden spaces. Well done. We certainly will return.

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Good location for the city

Stayed for three nights as a base for visiting Edinburgh. Wasn’t sure what to expect when travelling through Edinburgh from the Eastern side because of pot holed roads and lots of light industry but the site was peaceful and though large didn’t feel it. Facilities were good and clean, staff were helpful and went out of their way to give advice. The site was fully booked so was glad I booked well in advance. Bus 27 was very regular and took you to all the key tourist destinations and used the day ticket to go to more than one location. The walk along the coast, past the golf course to Cramond foreshore, offered excellent views and easy cycling. Departure west towards the Forth Bridge was easy. Will definitely stay again.
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A great site to visit Edinburgh

This was our first stay on the site and we liked it much better than the one we had chosen last time for our first visit to Edinburgh. It's a quiet place, well kept with not new but very good facilities and friendly wardens. We only stayed for 2 nights and didn't have the time to take a walk along the sea. Will make sure to stay longer next time as the location of the site is excellent for doing both : take a nice walk and visit the city. What we really appreciated was the minibus service by Graham, who drives you to the city centre in no time, more or less 10 minutes, and books you for the return drive, which you can change by just giving him a call. This is so much more comfortable and social than public transport. The city of Edinburgh is well worth being visited more than once, as there is so much to see and do. Looking forward to stay at this site next time!

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