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:
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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
  • Train station within 5 miles

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Top notch site in good parkland location

Excellent site located in beautiful parkland and within easy walking distance of the town. We arrived to be told that the shower block and facilities were out of order and they remained so throughout our stay but full Club site prices still applied. Plenty of visitor attractions within the area although Covid-19 restrictions denied us access to many. Well worth a stay here
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1st time out with the caravan since lockdown and glad we chose one of our favourite sites

Chose one of our favourite sites for our first week away with the caravan on 15th July. Great welcome from the ‘new to Ayr’ wardens. Checking in was easy and welcoming. Information pack was provided. The only issues were that the toilet/ shower block ended up closed for the whole week we were there but the wardens had done everything in their power but could not get electricians to attend the fault. We had kind of decided that we would use our own van facilities on this occasion anyway so it didn’t really cause us any issues. Social distancing was pretty well adhered to by other campers and the water / waste disposal and bin areas were regularly cleaned. Being the owners of 2 dogs, in our opinion this site is ideal for this period of uncertainty and social distancing as there are plenty quite spacious dog walks just off site and quite a few country parks within short drives. An easy walk into the town and beach and the few shops we went to had secure processes in place and most folk wore face coverings as per guidelines. I would highly recommend this site for anyone who is a bit nervous about returning to the new normal.
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Perfect site

Perfect site just about an hour from our home, we have used for many years and always enjoyed. So glad remaining open as there has been rumours of being turned into a car park. What a mess that would be and meaning more trees cut down and of course no revenue for the club or town. Some people say toilets need upgraded, no they don't, they are perfectly clean and suitable for use. If you think otherwise then use facilities in your own caravan or Transit. Road in now repaired makes such a difference. Thanks to wardens for last 5 years and our best wishes at New England Bay, you have done a great job at Craigie and trust those coming next will do same. looking forward to returning next year.
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Great site

Years since I’ve been here. Warm welcome and everything explained by lady warden. Very established site with a lovely coziness to it. Felt like home. Beautiful flower tubs around. Lots of cycling walking around the area. Will go back.

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Short Stay!

Stopped for 2 nights whilst on short tour of Scotland. Unique location very quiet and tranquil yet close to Ayr town and also lovely walks with dog along the riverside walk away from Ayr. Wardens very friendly and helpful and site well maintained and laid out. No dog walk on site is not a problem as right outside entrance is wooded and grasses area well lit at night and dog bins provided. Well worth a visit to this site.
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01292 264909

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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.