Campsites in Borders

Kirkdale Port Camp Site

Kirkdale Port Camp Site

Details

Description

Good Scout/Guide camp with no through traffic. Many facilities while retaining a green field status.

Address
Kirkdale Port Camp Site
Carsluith
Newton Stewart
Town
Wigtownshire
County
Borders
Post code
DG8 7EA
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
nigelscott@gallowayscouts.org.uk
URL
http://www.kirkdaleport.com/
Location
NX 511 530 - 54.849N 4.319W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Nigel Scott
Address
52 Riverbank
Gatehouse of Fleet
Town
Castle Douglas
County
Kirkcubrightshire
Post code
DG7 2JZ
Tel
01557814665
Fax
-
Email
nigelscott@gallowayscouts.org.uk

Facilities

Toilets
No
Washing facilities
No
Water supply
Yes
Hot showers
No
Hot water
No
Cooking utensil washing area
No
Laundry
No
Waste disposal
Yes
Chemical toilet waste disposal
Yes
Public telephone
No
Security
No
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
Yes
Fridge freezer
No
Altar fires
Yes
Cooking area
Yes
Providore
No
Mail box
No
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Climbing / abseiling Tower
  • Crate Climbing
  • Simulated potholing complex.

Local attractions

  • Indoor swimming / sports hall / Gym 1 mile
  • Water sports centre half hour drive
  • Galloway Forest Park 3 miles (Hill Walking)
  • Sandy beach (safe swimming) 2 miles
  • Many other activities :- www.gallowayscouts.org.uk

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
100
Price range
£1.75 - £2.50
Deposit required
Yes
Suitable for County camps
Yes
Suitable for District camps
Yes
Suitable for Patrol camps
Yes
Suitable for "Backwoods" camps
Yes

Indoor

Building available
Not available
Number of buildings
-
Maximum number of residents
-
Price range
-
Deposit required
No
Beds provided
-
Fuel type
-
Kitchen/cooking area
No
Cooking/eating utensils
No
Building heated
No
Tables/chairs
No
Suitable for Pack holidays
No
Suitable for Beaver sleepover
No

Special needs

Site access
Yes
Camping location toilet washing access
No
Indoor accommodation access
No
Activities access
No

Other

Train station
Dumfries
Coach station
Dumfries
Airport
Prestwick
Sea/river port
Stranraer
Tourist information
The Mill on the Fleet .. Tel: 01557814212
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Climbing / abseiling tower & pot holing complex by prior arrangement as instructors required, donation requested for equipment up keep. PATROL EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE TO HIRE.''''Limited number of chemical toilets available for hire.''''Outdoor chapel''''Alter fires''''Water stand pipes''''Camp fire Circle

Last modified: 24th November 2009

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