Ayr Craigie Gardens Caravan Club Site

Craigie Road, Ayr, South Ayrshire, KA8 0SS, Scotland

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Ideal for ...

  • Beach stays
  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Motorhomes

Why stay here ...

Ayr Craigie Gardens Club Site is in the grounds of Craigie Estate with access close by to the River Ayr. It is within easy walking distance of the seaside town of Ayr with its long sandy beach and excellent shopping facilities. It is close to Ayr Racecourse and adjacent to the new campus for the University of the West of Scotland. There is a station nearby, offering easy access into the cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh. You can enjoy a bus trip from Ayr to Ireland at a very reasonable cost.

The beautiful Ayrshire countryside provided the inspiration for the National Bard of Scotland, Robbie Burns - the Burns Heritage Trail and the Burns Heritage Centre at Alloway is a must for visitors to Ayr Craigie Gardens Club Site. Culzean Castle and Country Park is easily accessible from the site and the boasts a dramatic clifftop setting. Golf enthusiasts will be in their element as there are no less than 40 golf courses in the area, which is why Ayr is known as the 'Golf Coast'. The caravan park also offers fun for the kids at nearby Heads of Ayr Farm Park, where they can to see the animals and enjoy the rides. An excursion on the Waverley or Balmoral is not to be missed as these are the only sea going paddle steamers in the world and will let you view some memorably scenic landscapes. Ferry crossings can also be made further along the coast to the Island of Arran, known as Scotland in miniature.

Things to do on site ...

  • Playground

Facilities on site ...

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

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Walking notes:

There are several signposted walks to enjoy from the site and in the local area. Ayrshire Coastal Path stretches for 148km along the coastline, much of it along sandy beaches. You can also head south from Ayr to see Greenan Castle.

Check out our ViewRanger walk.

Supermarket notes:
There is a Tesco store 1 mile from the site.

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Directions

From the North: turn off A77 Ayr Bypass at roundabout onto A719(signposted town centre, Whittlets, Racecourse). At traffic lights past racecourse turn left into Craigie Road. At next traffic lights turn left Into Craigie Way. At next roundabout take 2nd exit onto University Avenue and follow the signs into the site. From the South: at roundabout A70/A77 Ayr Bypass follow signs to Ayr town centre. At the next roundabout turn right into Station Road (keep in right-hand lane). At the next roundabout continue straight on into Craigie Road. At the traffic lights turn right into Craigie Way; at next roundabout take 2nd exit onto University Avenue and follow the signpost into the site.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
KA8 0SS
GPS:
Lat 55.459489 / Lon -4.616242
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OS field ref:
NS346217
OS map ref:
70
Handbook map ref:
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Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Car hire on site
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest port: {0}
  • Nearest train station: Ayr
  • Shop within 1 mile
  • Train station within 5 miles

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Weather Curtailed our stay..otherwise really good

Due to the famous and at times uncertain Scottish weather we cut our visit short. The pitch we had was level with no need for levelling blocks for our motorhome. It was a good size. TV reception was also good. You can walk into the Centre of Ayr safely within 15 -20 minutes( or cycle). Takes about 10 minutes longer to reach the promenade. We found the staff to be excellent, polite, professional and eager to help with any questions you might have. There are several places within easy reach of this site but due to the weather we experienced we did not do any of them. This makes my list of top 5 club sites to stay even given the current Covid restrictions. If we want to continue to visit sites then this is something that we have to accept is a given and probably here to stay for a while yet. All in all looks to be a well managed and cared for site. Well done to all.

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Nice but

Nice site, great people, but as with other C&MC sites, over the top with C19 restrictions. We've recently been to private sites and CCC sites who've all taken a more relaxed common sense approach.

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Great staff

Just spent 3 nights here and found staff very helpful .. toilets clean .. site well kept .. No problem sticking to the rules re facilities especially as it benefits everyone Love this location and hope to return in the not too distant future .. Bonus - we met a lovely couple and chatted to quite a few caravaners
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Last of the summer holidays

Had a fabulous time here. The site has easy access into town and lovely river walks. Near to local attractions. The pitch was spacious and level. The facilities were good, showers were really powerful. The two people only rule got a little frustrating especially with a child, but needs must. The staff were so kind and caring, and tried to keep the site as safe as possible, despite some site users deciding they do not need to abide by the rules. Overall an excellent stay, and keen to return.

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Struggled to cope with an over zealous approach to CV19, only 2 people allowed in the toilet block at any one time ! what's the point ? To be fair this has been the case on a few since lock down restrictions lifted. But found a few CL sites which are more to our liking than these type of sites. But this CV19 approach is making life touring on the point of unbearable, I'll be glad to park it up for the year and hope more common sense prevails next year.
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Telephone:
01292 264909

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Site information

This Club campsite is now open and is following social distancing and safety requirements as set out by the UK government. Our priority is first and foremost the health and safety of our staff, our members, our guests and the local communities. Therefore, we are asking all those guests entering reception areas and shops to wear a face covering, so please remember to bring your own with you.

Only pay 5% VAT. A 12.5% reduction on all published prices will be applied to your booking when you arrive and pay for your stay on site.