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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.

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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. Please do not arrive before 12:00 to avoid congestion.

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:
G13

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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Lovely Place

The site is quite small but well kept, clean and best of all right on the edge of the town, only a minute's walk away. The town itself is a revelation, an array of lovely shops and cafes and to top it all off, the abbey and country walks. And check out the grandiose, long-closed railway station! We'll be back.
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Wonderful site!

We always have an overnight here on our Scottish trip either north or south bound.It is a perfect site, clean, tidy and well kept. Delightful welcoming wardens. Everything in walking distance, dog walk, shops etc. Recommend Burts Hotel for good food.
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A great location

Rarely do you find a site so close to a town - Co-op not even a minute away. The most amazing restaurant, Marmions, five minutes away. Lovely shops. And the viaduct, 5 mins drive away is amazing. Enough dog walking local too. The only downer is we fell the Caravan Club are being too draconian about allowing visitors. Not this site’s fault. We know how to manage risk and having a friend for dinner in our MoHo would not affect anyone else. A moan at CAMC not at this site.

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As always, excellent, but slightly spoilt by inconsiderate few

Site wardens are excellent and friendly, and the site is superbly located within the town, with equally superb selection of eateries adjacent. The Covid safety provisions were clearly explained, and were very straightforward, with simple rubber band system for accessing toilet block, with very clear signage. Sadly on our stay there were a few who disregarded this, not simply one-off mistakes, but regular offenders, who when challenged, it was clear their misplaced sense of self-importance was matched only by their selfishness and disregard for fellow members. Given the demographic was in the main 55+, the most at risk group, I was somewhat staggered by this. Similar issue with dogs fouling on the grassy area adjacent to our awning. Not had this problem on this site before, so not sure why on this occasion a small number of members were somewhat more inconsiderate than is usual on Club sites. This said, the plusses very much outweigh the negatives, and we will most certainly visit again.
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One nighter in August

We stayed here for one night at the end of August. Site was nice and tidy and the Warden was very polite and helpful. Bathroom facilities were restricted and only allowed two in at a time - by way of wristbands - this seemed to work well unless someone forgets to pick up their wristband on the way out (giving the impression that they are still in thee facilities). Site was very well located with a Co-op at the entrance to the site and only a couple of minutes walk from town centre. Would definitely come back for a longer stay to explore a bit further afield.
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Telephone:
01896 822969

Site information

We are planning to reopen this campsite from 26 April 2021, subject to Scottish Government guidance.

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.