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Melrose Gibson Park Caravan Club Site

High Street, Melrose, Scottish Borders, TD6 9RY, Scotland

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Ideal for ...

  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Motorhomes
  • Walking

Why stay here ...

Melrose Gibson Park Club Site is nestled on the edge of Melrose in a peaceful setting that is overlooked by the beautiful Eilden Hills, once named Trimontium by the Romans. A short walk from the caravan park are the charming shops, lovely restaurants and pubs and historic buildings of Melrose, including the famous ruins of Melrose Abbey, the resting place of Robert the Bruce's heart.

Walking enthusiasts will be delighted when visiting Melrose Gibson Park Club Site - there are 1,500 miles of footpaths to explore along the banks of the Tweed or by hiking up into the High Country to view the Borders' picturesque, rural patchwork. The caravan site also gives you easy access to excellent cycle routes as well as fishing in the River Tweed. Nearby Gibson Park has 60 pitches for golfing enthusiasts and if you are a fan of rugby, the second Saturday in April hosts the annual Melrose Sevens Rugby Tournament. Another event not to be missed is the colourful Melrose Festival, held in mid June each year. There is plenty to see and do in the local area and the site is also well placed for exploring the Scottish Borders.

Visitors to Melrose Gibson Park can now take advantage of the new railway line that connects the Scottish Borders to Edinburgh. The site is around 1.5 miles (30 minutes' walk) from Tweedbank Station, and the train can get you into the heart of Edinburgh in just 55 minutes, avoiding the traffic and park and ride.

Things to do on site ...

  • Tennis

Facilities on site ...

  • Baby changing facilities
  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
  • Disabled facilities: facilities for wheelchair disabled
  • Disabled shower room
  • Dog walk from site
  • Dog walk on 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: Gold

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Walking notes:

The site has information about various local walks including along the River Tweed, the Melrose pathways, the Abbey route and the Upland Way. You can also join St Cuthbert’s Way, part of the 62 mile route through the borders.

Check out our ViewRanger walk.

Supermarket notes:

There are a Co-Op and Spar on Melrose High Street, 1 minute from the site. There is also an Aldi in Galashiels 4 miles away.

Great savings on days out

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Directions

To navigate to the site using sat nav, please use postcode TD6 9RX.

Turn left off A68 (Jedburgh - Edinburgh) at the roundabout onto A6091 (Galashiels); do not turn first right (signposted Melrose). In about 3.5 miles at roundabout turn right onto B6374 (signposted Melrose). The site is on the right opposite Rugby Club.

From A7: From Galashiels take the A6091 sp Tweedbank, Melrose. At Tweedbank roundabout take the second exit (B6374 sp Melrose). Site on right opposite the Rugby Club. 

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
TD6 9RY
GPS:
Lat 55.59893 / Lon -2.72413
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OS field ref:
NT545340
OS map ref:
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Handbook map ref:
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Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Galashiels, Jedburgh, Peebles and Edinburgh
  • Car hire on site
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest train station: Tweedbank
  • Shop within 1 mile
  • Train station within 5 miles

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Melrose Gibson Park Caravan Club Site
I was here a month ago and in that time my mobility due to bone on bone with my hip has resulted in crutches. My parents during their stay asked Maggie if a pitch might be reserved for me close to the facilities. When I arrived the Friday evening after work there was a reserved pitch waiting for me and not only that Maggie handed me a radar key for the disabled facilities making life a lot easier with a bag and crutches. I was embarrassed at 36 to be asking for a pitch near facilities for fear of judgement, I need not have worried. Maggie and her husband are such kind, happy people. Always smiling and make the stay even better. Facilities as always were spotless. Both of them never stop through the day. They really do make your stay enjoyable. It's very much appreciated all you do to enable us to be able to come away and have a break. Thank you very much. Kind regards Jacqueline Dawson

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Reviewed on 31/07/2021 10:20

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Melrose Gibson Park Caravan Club Site
This little site is perfectly placed to explore the area. Right in the middle of the small town its very easy to wander around the shops and cafes. Staff are really nice and cannot do enough for you. Spotlessly clean and easy to access. Can highly recommend this site.

Spacehouse

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Reviewed on 29/07/2021 07:30

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Peaceful haven close to centre of town

Melrose Gibson Park Caravan Club Site
Despite a pitch closest to the main town bypass, this was a lovely peaceful stopover on our return home from the Highlands. The facilities are all clean and tidy, with sufficient service points. The Coop is very convenient and the town itself is packed with interesting and characterful places. We had a meal in the garden of the Ship Inn, enjoying good food and great service. We walked around the town to the Abbey and were lucky enough to happen upon the rehearsal of the Melrose Pipe and Drum Band, then we strolled along the banks of the Tweed - a lovely end to our Scottish tour. Cheap petrol on the way south on the A7 at Morrisons Hawick.

Stephen Rice

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Reviewed on 25/07/2021 16:36

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Melrose Gibson Park Caravan Club Site
The site itself is unremarkable being that is fairly small, laid out in rows of hard standing divided by tall hedges & each with its own strip of grass. Some pitches are fully serviced. The facilities block is kept clean & is of a standard that we have come to expect with club sites. What makes this site stand out & probably is why its often difficult to book a pitch is its location on the edge of the pretty little town of Merose , with its Abbey, gardens & shops, cafes etc its a charming way to spend a few days. Kelso is also another lovely small town to visit. The fairly new Coop at the entrance to the site is well stocked & very handy & is open until 10pm. Im sure we will make a return trip.

Elusion

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Reviewed on 25/06/2021 15:31

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great location but staff not very friendly

Melrose Gibson Park Caravan Club Site
This is a great location right in a small town with good restaurants and interesting shops. easy walks into the countryside. Site itself is quite small, simple and well laid out. Quite a few of the pitches are on slope that is just beyond motorhome ramps (even large one) to level fully, not sure why this is not fixed, caravan will have no issue. This is annoying but liveable unless you have to be level. It is right across from the Melrose rugby club and there are practice fields beside the site. It can be noisy when teams are playing or training. The only downside is the attitude of the staff - they are not friendly which is a shame but this has been the same since we first visited a numbers of years ago. Unfortunately there seems to be an attitude it is a privilege to visit this site and done with some forbearance - very disappointing. Ignore them and enjoy the site.

erlendwc

Reviewed on 19/05/2021 17:00

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Telephone:
01896 822969

Site information

This campsite is now open. Based on the lastest Government guidance, we are please to be able to open toilets, showers and shared washing and cleaning facilities operated in line with Government guidelines.

Remember, you only pay 5% VAT until 30 September 2021, then 12.5% VAT from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022 on Club campsite prices! All you need to do is book your holiday as normal, and the discount will be applied to the appropriate rate when you pay on site.