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Gairloch Scotland

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Gairloch hotel Welcome to Sands Caravan and Camping Park!

Situated on the beautiful west coast of the Highlands of Scotland with unsurpassed views of the Isle of Skye and Outer Hebrides. The ideal location for the holiday of your choice.

Bring your own caravan, motor-caravan or tent and set up where ever you wish in the designated areas, whether you choose a sheltered spot amongst the sand dunes or a raised pitch with unrivalled views, our large spacious site has something for everyone.

Sands Caravan and Camping Accommodation

For something a bit different why not try our wigwam cabins, a fun alternative and unique holiday experience, camping outdoors with all the comfort of your own heated, wooded wigwam.

For the caravan & camping connoisseurs!
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.

Facilities on site include:
. Three toilet and shower blocks, one heated, providing ample facilities.
. Cooking & dining area.
. Laundry facilities. Disabled facilities.
. 70 electric hook ups, dotted around the caravan and camping area.
. ELSAN disposal, for the emptying of chemical toilets.
. Purpose built Motorhome service point

General information on Sands Holiday Centre
On arrival you can register at reception which is open at all reasonable hours.

Next to the reception we have a licensed grocery shop open from April to September selling freshly baked bread, newspapers, groceries, caravan and camping equipment, toys, books, kites, camping and calor gas, really most things you need for your holiday.

Shop hours during July to mid August are 8.30am – 8.00pm, during quieter months the shop will close at 6.00pm.

On site there is a Laundry with 3 washing machines, 4 dryers, 1 spin dryer and two ironing boards. All coin operated.

We also have :
• Covered indoor cooking and eating area
• Picnic tables
• Games/TV Room
• Play area
• Launching slip
• Dog walking area
• Loch and River fishing on the Estate
..(suitable for beginners)
• Nearby walks

Pet Policy
Dogs are welcome on the site provided they are kept on a lead and dogs’ faeces must be picked up. A speed limit of 10 mph must be adhered to at all times throughout the site.

The Area
Discover Wester Ross

Sands is 3 miles from the village of Gairloch, (Geárrloch in Gaelic means the short loch) an enjoyable walk or cycle along the coast from the park, with possibilities of spotting birds and sealife. Gairloch has much to offer the holiday maker, traditionally a crofting and fishing village.

There are all the usual amenities:
• Q guild butcher
• Grocery shops
• Craft shops
• Health centre
• Coffee shops
• Restaurants
• Post office
• Tourist office
• Dentist (twice a week)
• Vet (twice a week)

Attractions And Activities
There are many attractions. Walks for all abilities, whether you enjoy a short stroll along the harbour to spot 'Sammy' the seal, to walks into the hills to discover our wild wilderness, there are fun and enjoyable walks for everybody.

More activities include:

. Wildlife cruises
. Fishing trips
. Pony trekking
. Rock climbing
. Leisure Centre (indoor activities)
. Gairloch Heritage museum
. A wealth of history to discover
. Bird watching
. Rare wildlife spotting
. Inverewe Gardens (Internationally renowned)
. Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve
. Fishing (sea, river & loch)
. Poolewe Swimming Pool

From Inverness continue North on the A9 until the Tore roundabout after 12miles (20Km). Take the A835 towards Ullapool.

Just after Garve in 19miles (31Km) the scenic route by Loch Maree can be taken by branching left onto the A832 and following this road through Achnasheen and Kinlochewe to Gairloch. This is 45 miles (72Km).

The route to the Sands Holiday Centre is on the B8021. This road branches to the left in Gairloch approximately 1mile (1.5Km) after the pier. This route is shorter but contains a few stretches of single track road where passing places are used to allow oncoming traffic to overtake. They should also be used to allow faster following traffic to overtake.

The other route from Garve is to stay on the A835 until Braemore Junction 20miles (32Km) from Garve. Turn left onto the A832 and follow the road through Aultbea and Poolewe to Gairloch in 55miles (88Km).

At the foot of the hill after entering Gairloch the B8021 to the Sands Holiday Centre branches to the right. This route is longer but is all double track road.

Email Sands Caravan and Camping enquiries & reservations: bookscotland@madbookings.com