Shop on site
Restaurant on site
Beach within walking distance
Touring caravans and motorhomes welcome
Gas cylinders available
Chemical disposal for motorhomes
Facilities within 2 miles:
Sands Caravan and Camping
Situated on the beautiful west coast of Scotland, we are just a few miles from the internationally renowned Inverewe Garden. With spectacular views across the Isle of Skye and the Outer Hebrides, Gairloch has a great deal to offer the visitor. We are situated beside our own south-west facing beach, with unspoiled golden sand and sparkling clear water. An ideal location for those who love outdoor activities but equally for those who prefer relaxing and the beach life.
The caravan and camping park is run on an informal basis, the site is divided into two main areas one for camping and one for caravan’s. Giving you the freedom to choose your own spot anywhere in the camping or caravan area. Whether you choose a sheltered spot amongst the sand dunes or a spot with a view across the Minch, the choice is yours, on our 55 acre site. Where ever you set up, our award winning beach is a stones throw away. The only restriction we enforce is that you keep a distance of at least 7 metres from your neighbour.
Come and stay in one of our 10 heated wooden Wigwams, a fun alternative and a unique holiday experience that gives you that great feeling of being at one with nature. Like camping outdoors, but with the comfort of your own heated Wigwam. All our wigwams have electric light, standard UK plug sockets and a panel heater as well as a picnic table, fire pit and BBQ slab for placing disposable BBQ’s on outside. Each Wigwam has a cushioned seating area with boards which can be used to make one large sleeping area, free standing table, shelf area and kettle.
We have a choice of 8 large and 4 small wigwams and while cooking is not permitted within the Wigwams – there is an indoor cooking and eating area close by with fridge, freezer, hob and microwave.
The wigwams are all pet-friendly.
Facilities on or near the park: Large grocery shop selling freshly baked bread, toys, camping equipment and gas. On-site cafe serving breakfast, lunch, home bakes, eveing meals, and takeaway. Three toilet shower blocks including a family and a disabled shower room, 100 electric points, laundry, indoor cooking & dining shelter complete with fridge/freezer and hob, dishwashing area, chemical toilet disposal, motorhome service point, games room and play park, bike hire, kayak hire - doubles and singles at £45 and £25 respectively; ask at reception..
Tourist attractions within easy reach:
Gairloch heritage museum, 9-hole golf course, pony-trekking, bird-watching, hill-walking, wildlife sea cruises, bike riding, sea and loch fishing, leisure centre.
Gairloch is the place to come if you want to see wildlife. Check out Wild About Gairloch to find out just how much there is here. http://www.wildaboutgairloch.com/ There are special events in June.
approx. 28 March - 3 November
Owner/manager: James Cameron
Prices: Start from £10.50
Take the A832 to Gairloch. At Gairloch turn on to the B8021 to Melvaig, 4 miles along this road will bring you to Sands Holiday Centre