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Gruinard Bay Caravan Park, Wester-Ross

Gruinard Bay Caravan Park, Wester-Ross
Gruinard Bay Caravan Park, Wester-Ross

Address: Laide,
Postcode: IV22 2ND
Email: Gruinard@ecosse.net
Telephone: 01445 731225
Website: http://www.gruinard.scotshost.co.uk

Gruinard Bay Caravan Park is situated on a beach-front site extending to about 3.5 acres of level grassland in one of the most outstanding areas of natural beauty on Scotland's west coast. There are holiday caravans for hire and pitches for touring caravans, motor-homes and tents. Hot showers are free and there is no charge for the erection of an awning. There is a small shop on the Park and supplies of Calor Gas and Camping Gaz are available.

This is a small, family-owned caravan and camping park. We operate the Park ourselves and take pride in our friendly style of service to our visitors. Perhaps that is why so many people come back time after time! You can read some of our visitors' comments from our Visitors Book on our website.

The Park
The Park extends to some 3.5 acres (1.5ha) of level grass. Surfaced access roads within the Park lead to pitches for touring caravans and motor-homes the majority of which are on the seafront. The camping areas are separate and each camping pitch has fencing on three sides to provide more privacy and to act as a windbreak. Generally, cars may be parked adjacent to tents.

We have seven holiday caravans for hire, six of which are situated on the sea-front. These are all fully self-contained each with its own toilet and shower. They are fully equipped and all have full-sized gas cookers, water heaters, refrigerators and gas fires and there are no extra charges for gas or electricity. We do not provide televisions, but will supply an aerial if you wish to bring your own portable set; however, be prepared for a rather erratic level of reception (or even none at all). Our holiday caravans are provided with all bed linen and duvets but we do not provide towels.

The area abounds with wildlife, much of which may be seen from the Park. Eider duck and Northern Divers are frequently seen in the bay and, if you are lucky, you may catch a glimpse of the occasional otter and seal. If you have good binoculars or a telescope, you may see dolphins or even a whale further offshore.

Sea fishing from the beach, rocks or from your own boat can yield good catches of mackerel, cod, pollack, saith and haddock whilst local lochs are well stocked with trout and may be fished for a modest daily fee (permits are on sale in our shop).

Water-sports such as sailing, water skiing, scuba diving and swimming are all possible either from the Park or within easy travelling distance.

For the golfer, there are courses at Gairloch and Ullapool and for those who prefer four legs to two, pony trekking is available at Flowerdale, near Gairloch.

Touring in some of the most beautiful scenery in Scotland is within your grasp. For the walker, the potential is unlimited and there are opportunities to add a few more Munros to your bag! Nearby are the Victoria Falls, the Ardessie Falls and the Corrieshalloch Gorge all of which can all be quite spectacular.