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Muasdale Holiday Park

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General

  • Small and peaceful park a few steps from the beach
  • Spectacular sea views over to Jura and Islay
  • Wildlife and birdwatching haven

It's only a few steps from your accommodation to the beaut beach of Muasdale Holiday Park on the west coast of Kintyre: your dog will surely be delighted.

As will scenery seekers: 'perfect', 'stunning' and 'beautiful' are just a couple of the plaudits piled on the spectacular sea scenery from this park, along with an observation from one chuffed former guest pointing out who would need a telly when pitching up here…?

Muasdale is a small, peaceful and family-run park midway between Tarbert and Campbelltown, and in a coastal locale of splendid scenery, set right on the beach with striking vistas over to the islands of Islay, Jura and Gigha. The ferries are a short drive from the site for spending days island hopping; you can even get over to Ballycastle and Northern Ireland for the day via the Isle of Islay.

As you might reckon, this is wildlife and birdwatching heaven, with seals, otters and springtime nesting birds on the beach, more seals in the surrounding waters, and many a seabird overhead. It's firm fishing land too, so bring your kit with you.

Supplies can be picked up at two large supermarkets in Campbelltown, and at the shop of Glenbarr three miles away, which also has a small garden centre, a café and free wifi. The local bus stop 100 yards from the site runs to Campbeltown and Tarbert Taynloan to meet up with the Gigha ferry, or Kennacraig to meet up with the Islay ferry; this is also the main bus to Glasgow.

And then there are the sunsets around here: take a minute now and sigh happily over those site pics...

Please note

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.


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9.5

Overall rating based on 158 reviews

 

96% would recommend this site to a friend.

94% would stay here again.

 

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Excellent small site with clean facilities and brilliant hosts 19/09/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Michaela W. Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Lovey location right on the sea front
    Very quiet
    Clean toilets, shower and kitchen
    Hosts very welcoming and when our awning nearly disappeared from our van overnight in the wind, they gave us one of the camping cabins overnight at no extra charge.
    They even jump started the van when the inverter got left on overnight by accident while dismantling the awning at 1am
    Fantastic place to stay

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Very clean facilities with fabulous views and very comfortable 18/09/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Linda W. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Jura 3 bedroom apartment
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Location was wonderful, very close to the sea with amazing views. Manager was very friendly and helpful. Apartment spotlessly clean.

    Disliked: 

    Not much

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Great value excellent site 17/09/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom John S. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Loved every minuite of our stay. Wish we could have stayed longer 8 days not enough. We will be back.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing to dislike

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Excellent site. 11/09/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom cheryl s. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Good sized pitch. Facilities great. Friendly and helpful owners

    Disliked: 

    Burnside pitch too close to road

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Everything, the little lodge was great, clean, comfortable and well ... 10/09/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Sarah W. Confirmed

  • Storm microlodge
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  • Liked: 

    Everything, the little lodge was great, clean, comfortable and well equipped. Great location and friendly owner.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing it was all great

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Brilliant wee site. Facilities basic but spotless 10/09/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Anne P. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Panoramic sea view. Pitch just a few steps from beach. firepits and log supply a fab idea.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing to dislike

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Nice place 10/09/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Michael R. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Pitch and view

    Disliked: 

    Not staying longer

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Great place to get away from it all, hot tub ... 08/09/2018

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  • Storm microlodge
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    Great place to get away from it all, hot tub was amazing.

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Relaxing quiet location super clean beach self sufficient pod 06/09/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Tracy B. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Storm microlodge
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  • Liked: 

    Amazing views listening to the waves from the beach and hot tub was great

    Disliked: 

    Leaving

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Clean site. Very disappointed by the noise from traffic on main road 30/08/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Selina W. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Right by the sea

    Disliked: 

    Right by the main road

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Features

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

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

Touring and motorhomes

Hard standings

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Lake and/or mountain

Luxury

Peaceful

Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Surf school nearby

Watersports nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Tiny (1-10 pitches)

Camping 2.0

Camping pods

Microlodges

Location

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  • Muasdale, Tarbert, Argyll, Scotland, PA29 6XD
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 55.5991°N 5.6843°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Muasdale (Argyll & Bute): A83 Coach Stop — 0.0 miles
Glenbarr (Argyll & Bute): Shelter Coach Stop — 2.1 miles
Tayinloan (Argyll & Bute): Shop Coach Stop — 3.8 miles
Train stations
West Kilbride Rail Station — 33.3 miles
Ferry ports
Tayinloan Ferry Terminal — 4.1 miles
Gigha Ferry Terminal — 5.8 miles
Campbeltown Ferry Terminal — 12.6 miles
Airports
Campbeltown Machrihanish Airport — 11.3 miles
Islay Glenegedal Airport — 22.9 miles

Directions


Follow the A83 to Campbeltown: the site is 15 miles north of Campbeltown and 21 miles south of Tarbert.

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

Get ready to go a-sailing… and along to Campbelltown for regular boat trips to Ailsa Craig, Sanda Island and around the peninsula for wildlife and whale watching.

A fast boat also goes to Ballycastle from here via Islay: from there, take a ferry back over water to reach the fab and tiny RSPB reserve of Rathlin Island (here there be puffins).

Are you a golfer? And if so, have you ever hit a ball over the Atlantic? If your responses here were first Aye and then a wistful Nay, take the tees to Machrihanish Golf Club above the northern tip of the Mull of Kintyre to try it out. Several other golf courses are in the area once this has whetted your golfing whistle: try Carradale and Dunaverty to start things off.

This is also whisky land, with the two distilleries of Glen Scotia and Springbank in Campbelltown. Both have gift shops (huzzah) and run regular tours.

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:  1 p.m. –  11 p.m.
Depart:  12 p.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  Anytime
Depart:  10 a.m.

Muasdale Holiday Park cancellation policy

No refunds within 6 weeks of arrival date.

Bookings cannot be amended within 28 day(s) of arrival.

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. Muasdale Holiday Park will debit the balance from your card 6 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 6 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

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

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Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 28 day(s) of arrival.

Dogs
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.

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

Reception
Reception is open from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. between 01/01 and 31/12.

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

Additional terms

Only artex-type ground sheets permitted.

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