Altnaharra Caravan Club Site (REF : GRU)

Altnaharra, Lairg, Highlands, IV27 4UE, Scotland

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Ideal for ...

  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays
  • Walking

Why stay here ...

Nestled on the shores of Loch Naver with a direct view of Ben Klibreck, Altnaharra Club Site in Lairg is perfect for those wanting to get away from it all - the nearest shops are 20 miles away. Anglers, walkers and birdwatchers will love the unspoilt natural wonders on offer in and around the caravan park.

Families will have more than enough outdoor attractions to make their holiday at Altnaharra Club Site memorable. Fly fish for free from the shore; attempt to spot over 70 different species of birds and admire the red deer roaming in the wild. Those staying on site are now have non-motorised boating rights on Lake Naver (conditions apply), ideal for those with small rowing boats and dinghies. Walks range from leisurely ambles across gentle hills such as nearby Ben Loyal, to areas like Munros, where explorations in places like Ben Klibreck and Ben Hope make for a good challenge. Also within easy reach of the caravan site, a visit to Cape Wrath by ferry and minibus to see Scotland's most north westerly point, its spectacular lighthouse and the highest sea cliff on the British mainland at Clo Mor (900 feet) will take your breath away.

Please note: This site does not have a toilet block. 

Facilities on site ...

  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
  • Dog walk from site
  • Electric hook-up
  • Gas

Prices

Extras

Price per night for extra car: £2.00

Supplements

Pitches

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

Yes

Non-electric (hardstanding)
Non-electric (grass)

Yes

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

Nearby

Walking notes:
Ben Klibreck, Ben Hee, Ben Hope, Ben Loyal, Ben Griam Mor, Ben Griam Beg and Morven; these are hills which can be viewed from our observation cairn, twenty minutes walk from the site. We are pleased to discuss and plan any walking in the area with you.

Supermarket notes:

There is a Spar in Lairg 25 miles. The nearest Supermarkets are Asda and Tesco In Tain 50 miles. All offer MH access.

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Directions

Turn right off A836 (Lairg - Tongue) at crossroads 0.5 mile past Altnaharra Hotel onto B873 (Syre). The Site is on the right in about 3 miles between road and loch shore. The minor road to Hope is not suitable for caravans. If approaching from North (Bettyhill) on B873: on arrival at site, drive through gate into site entrance, park outfit, then book in at office. This is to prevent causing a traffic hazard and requiring to reverse on narrow road.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
IV27 4UE
GPS:
Lat 58.296449 / Lon -4.372976
Plan a route to this site
OS field ref:
NC609366
OS map ref:
16
Handbook map ref:
E19

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Altnaharra heaven

Stayed here May 2018. What a fantastic place to be, no tv, no wifi, brilliant. The wardens are lovely and they stock some essentials in the reception area. Cakes and cream teas are excellent. Beautiful views from site peaceful and well worth the trek. Even had great weather during our stay which was a bonus, but would return anyway.

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Beutiful peace and quiet

This site is located right on the shores of Loch Naver, twenty(ish) miles down a single track road but well worth the journey because the scenery is stunning. The site itself is very well maintained and the hosts, John and Deborah, are very friendly and helpful. There is plenty of opportunity for walking and exploring the surrounding countryside and watching the local wildlife. Wild deer graze on the nearby hillside and eagles soar above. If you're looking for peace and quiet, surrounded by beautiful scenery then this is the place to be. One thing to note though, although John and Deborah have a few basic items for sale at the site office, make sure you stock up with food and drink etc beforehand as the nearest shop is at least half an hour's drive away.
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Beautiful place to stay

We stayed here in August for nearly a week. Looking out every morning to an unobstructed view of the loch and Ben Kilbrek felt amazing. A very quiet site but the wardens made us very welcome and were always willing to advise on local visits to interesting places. A trip down to the Shin Falls on their recommendation watching salmon jumping the waterfall, not something you see every day. Herds of red deer can be seen from your pitch if you keep a look out. Fly fishing from your pitch is a new one for me, for a better chance at hooking a brown trout take some waders as the loch is relatively shallow at this point. All together a spot I hope to visit again.
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Wow what can you say about this site.

We decided to stay here as we were touring Scotland and wanted an out of the way site. It is stunning and so so peaceful. Not so happy about the brown water and bought the bottles provided in the shop. As we hired a motor home we thought it would better not fill the tank with the water from the site as it may invalidate the warranty if it stained anything. The nearest shop etc is about an hour away so make sure you take what you need with you. A wonderful experience and one not to be missed.
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Perfectly relaxing

Stayed here whilst driving route 500 in our motorhome, it was so worth the extra 20 miles, I wish we could have stayed longer, but we will definitely be back!! The scenery is breathtaking, the silence is compelling and the walks are worth the effort!! The warden was so lovely and helpful and knowledgeable, in my opinion this was my favourite site in our 2 weeks away!! Thank you!!
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Telephone:
01549 411226

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Please note: This site does not have a toilet block.

Please note: If viewing site on the UK sites app, the price will reduce to the correct amount for the Freedom for £14 promotion on the booking confirmation screen.

The water for the Altnaharra Site comes directly from a nearby river and although it passes through our treatment works we cannot always guarantee its quality. Therefore as a precautionary measure we advise the water to be boiled before drinking, cleaning teeth or preparing food, or to use bottled water whilst staying here. Bottled water can be purchased on site if preferred.