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Highfield Holidays

9.3
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From £23/€26.04/A$46.89/US$28.49/CA$40.44/CHF27.57/SEK285.95/DKK194.37/NOK297.71/ISK4,065/ARS1,836.42/CLP24,678/PEN97.78/NZ$48.08/ZAR520.28/PLN119.83/R$149.56/CZK715.94/RSD3,059/HUF9,465.64/RUB2,251.27/CN¥202.30 (for 1 night, 4 people)

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General

  • Coastal location 400 metres from spectacular Tralee Bay beach
  • On a seven-acre croft eight miles from Oban and the island ferry
  • Boat slipway, putting green, fly fishing and chippy within half a mile

Well now, this is a pretty spectacular spot. Highfield Holidays is a seven-acre croft about eight miles from Oban on Scotland's west coast, in a peaceful rural setting within five minutes' walk of a sandy beach. The site is by the sea with views to forests and hills, surrounded by mountains, lochs, crofts and beaches… seriously, this is a pretty spectacular spot.

It's 400 metres from the croft's main gate to Tralee Bay beach (and only 200 metres to a restaurant and the Tralee Bay chippy), 10 minutes' drive to Forestry Commission marked hiking trails, and 15 to Oban and the ferry to other Highlands isles.

The site has a modern (built in 2017) shower and toilet block with four bathrooms, each with its own shower, basin and toilet, plus three additional toilet cubicles and a disabled/family toilet and shower room with baby changing facilities. Guests can use the boat slipway, putting green and fly fishing area of the local lodge park, half a mile away.

A café and village shop are also half a mile away; pubs and restaurants are within three miles.

Please note

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Group bookings of 5 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Discount cards and gift vouchers cannot be applied to bookings made via Pitchup.com.

Single-sex bookings of 6 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Bookings must not be for more than 28 consecutive nights.

Dogs are not allowed in the accommodation units.


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9.3

Overall rating based on 84 reviews

 

93% would recommend this site to a friend.

92% would stay here again.

  85% described as Peaceful ?

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Great stay would recommend and go again24/10/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJudith D.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric gravel and hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very quiet close to the beach. Warm showers and toilets. Very large pitches.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Thank you very much, Judith, for your 10-star rating and looking forward to welcoming you back next season 😊

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Lovely site with friendly staff.23/10/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomHuw R.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric gravel and hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    All of it. In particular the rural remoteness of it.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Thank you, Huw, for your 10-star review and hope to see you again next season!

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Great site, clean and quiet surrounded by hills and trees20/10/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomFiona A.Confirmed

  • Electric gravel and hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Lovely quiet site only 5 mins walk from beach....dog loved it x
    Great fish and chip shop just up the road at next campsite.
    Nice clean and warm bathroom facilities.
    20 min walk into Benderloch village to a great wee cafe too.

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Thank you, Fiona, for your review and feedback. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay at Highfield and hope to see you again soon!

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Pods are amazing. They've thought of everything you could need. ...14/10/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomLynne Y.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Argyll microlodge (deluxe, hot tub)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Pods are amazing. They've thought of everything you could need. Tranquil location, beautiful views and beaches. Staff so very friendly but not intrusive.

    Disliked: 

    WiFi signal poor.

From the manager...

Thank you very much, Lynne, for your 10-star review. Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay in the Argyll pod and that you found everything you needed. Sorry to hear that the WiFi signal was poor - we will be looking into this. Hope to see you again soon 😊

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Area, views close to the beach01/10/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric gravel and hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Area, views close to the beach

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Thank you very much for your 10-star rating and hope to see you again soon! 😊

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Great stay, nothing too much trouble30/09/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomHelen M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric gravel and hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Customer service, toilet facilities

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Thank you, Helen, for your 10-star rating and looking forward to seeing you again soon!

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Good site, lots of space, clean toilets and shower.23/09/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric gravel and hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Good site, lots of space, clean toilets and shower.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Thank you very much for your 10-star review and feedback, and looking forward to seeing you again soon!

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Recommended17/09/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomArchie H.Confirmed

  • Electric gravel and hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Nice quiet site with very helpful wardens. Clean and tidy overall

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Thank you, Archie, for your 10-star review and feedback, and hope to see you again soon! 😊

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Lovely location. Quiet site. Excellent toilet/shower facilities. Well run by ...09/09/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomGemma P.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric gravel and hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Lovely location. Quiet site. Excellent toilet/shower facilities. Well run by friendly staff. The only (isolated) little bit of trouble (1 rowdy party/tent) that happened was dealt with swiftly 👍👍. Cant fault the area.... outstandingly beautiful with so much to see and do.

    Disliked: 

    The midges 😂😂

From the manager...

Thank you, Gemma, for your lovely review and feedback. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay at Highfield (midges aside!) and hope to see you again soon 😊

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Very much09/09/2019

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomstephen s.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Very much

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Thank you, Stephen, for your 10-star rating and hope to see you again soon! 😊

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Features

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Drainage hook-up points for tourers

Hard standings

Motorhome service point

Seasonal pitches

Water hook-up points for tourers

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Hot tub

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Themes

Luxury

Peaceful

Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wild camping

Wildlife haven

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Type

Medium (26-50 pitches)

Camping 2.0

Microlodges

Location

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  • 3 Kiel Croft, Benderloch, Oban, Argyll, Scotland, PA37 1QS
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 56.4986°N 5.4121°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Benderloch (Argyll & Bute): A828 Coach Stop — 0.8 miles
North Connel (Argyll & Bute): A828 Coach Stop — 2.8 miles
Barcaldine (Argyll & Bute) Coach Stop — 2.8 miles
Train stations
Connel Ferry Rail Station — 3.4 miles
Oban Rail Station — 6.4 miles
Taynuilt Rail Station — 8.1 miles
Ferry ports
Lismore Ferry Terminal — 3.2 miles
Port Appin Ferry Terminal — 3.8 miles
Port Ramsay Lismore Ferry Terminal — 4.3 miles
Airports
Oban (North Connel) Airport — 2.4 miles

Directions


Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Being this close to the coast, it’s a given that your first outing (weather permitting) should be to toddle off to Tralee beach for a breath of salty sea air. It’ll only take you a few minutes to wander down there for a smashing stroll through the sand dunes and shingle. There’s a play park down there for the nippers and a café for a warming cup of hot choc if it’s a tad breezy.

Intrepid types can plunge deep beneath the surface here to dive the wreck of the SS Breda, a cargo ship bombed in 1940; have a word with one of the dive centres in Oban (15 minutes’ drive away) to set up scuba adventures. While you’re in Oban you can read a bit more about the area’s wartime history at the Oban War & Peace Museum and raise a toast to a calmer future with a dram at the Oban Distillery.

When you’re done with town time, make for Dunstaffnage Castle (15 minutes’ drive), a ruined waterside castle with some cracking sea views. You’ll get heaps of sea views on a Sealife Adventures boat trip round the Firth of Lorne (40 minutes) too – and with any luck, you’ll also be treated to sightings of dolphins, seals and basking sharks.

Must see

  • Glencoe Visitor Centre (16.2 miles)
  • West Highland Museum (24.8 miles)
  • Treasures of the Earth (26.2 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  11 a.m. –  9 p.m.
Depart by:  12 p.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  4 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  10 a.m.

Highfield Holidays cancellation policy

No refunds within 4 weeks of arrival date.

Modifications are subject to a £10.00 fee.

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Highfield Holidays will debit the balance from your card 4 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 4 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Does Highfield Holidays have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Highfield Holidays dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Highfield Holidays? Being this close to the coast, it’s a given that your first outing (weather permitting) should be to toddle off to Tralee beach for a breath of salty sea air. It’ll only ... Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Highfield Holidays?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  11 a.m. –  9 p.m.
    Depart by:  12 p.m.
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  4 p.m. –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  10 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Highfield Holidays? From £23 (for 1 night, 4 people) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
All guests spending the night at the park must present their ID at the reception desk and sign registration forms.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Changes to your holiday
Modifications are subject to a £10.00 fee.

Dogs
Dogs are not allowed in the accommodation units.
Dogs are prohibited from main facilities and amenities.
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.

Extras
Motorbike(s) can be brought instead of the car(s) included.

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.
Bookings must not be for more than 28 consecutive nights.
Discount cards and gift vouchers cannot be applied to bookings made via Pitchup.com.
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.
Quiet hours must be respected between 11 p.m. and 8 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Hired accommodation
Your unit must be left clean and tidy; a fine of £70.00 will be charged for unclean units upon departure.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 5 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
Single-sex bookings of 6 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Pitches
You must follow the management directives when pitching your tent/unit and related equipment.

Reception
Reception is open from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. between 28/03 and 03/11.
Reception is unmanned after 6 p.m.. Please inform the site while on your way there should you expect to arrive after this time, so that the team can provide information about your unit/pitch.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Firearms are not permitted.
Open fires are prohibited.

Taxes
Local city/eco tax is included in the rate.
This area is not subject to city tax.

Vehicles
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.
The car is only included in the rate if you are travelling with a touring caravan or a tent. If you wish to bring a car along with your motorhome/campervan please select the extra.

Visitors
Visitors must leave the premises by 11 p.m..

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