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Isle Of Iona Campsite

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General

  • Working croft on a tiny car-free island
  • Firepit and barbecue area
  • Sleeping bags and roll mats available for hire

Cars driving you nuts? Want an old-style camping trip on an idyllic island? Retreat to the tiny Isle of Iona in the Inner Hebrides, an ancient isle full of history where kings were laid to rest, monks wandered in scholarly contemplation and which is still known today as a place of peace.

Cars are allowed for resident islanders only (if you’re driving, you can leave your car at the ferry port in Fionnphort), but it’s easy to get about under your own steam, as the island is only three and a half miles long.

From the ferry, it’s a 20-minute walk to Isle of Iona Campsite on the west of the island, a working croft with first-rate views, roomy grass tent pitches and good facilities alongside its back to basics natural vibe: there are three loos, two showers, a firepit and barbecue area, and sleeping bags/roll mats available for hire for those who prefer to travel light.

Foodwise, there’s a Spar on the island for picking up groceries, tipples and other essentials, with two hotels, a pub and a tearoom serving up meals and snacks.

Please note

No cars are allowed on the island.


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Party: 2 adults

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9.5

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Site was clean and level....beautiful setting, easy to find. 26/07/2017

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

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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    Beautiful scenery, excellent location, first class facilities

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Highly recommended 24/07/2017

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

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Location, kitchenette

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Fantastic spot 06/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Emma D. Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Really friendly welcome on arrival, good clean facilities. Also hired a tent and roll mats all of which were brand new. Gorgeous setting as well!

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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An excellent site with clean facilities and flexible pitching. 05/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Alison N. Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    We liked the freedom to pitch anywhere - and change pitch according to wind direction, if necessary taking shelter behind the rocky crags in the field. We also very much appreciated the use of the shared kitchen facilities, which we'll remember for next time as we won't need to bring so much cooking gear/plates etc with us.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing disliked at all.

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Brilliant site run by friendly staff in a spectacular location 01/07/2017

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

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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    Location was stunning. So peaceful and secluded. Zoe was friendly and we luckily managed to get a hand up to the site with our stuff which was helpful. The little cosy room which had equipment if needed was handy.

    Disliked: 

    The toilet block was adequate for the site.

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Great visit and would come back again. 27/06/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Greg S. Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Great site with good views of Iona. Very clean campsite with plenty of space to pitch a tent (only 2 others there). Bathroom block was clean and tidy and kitchen was well equipped and good to use out of the rain. Walk to the beach is short with amazing views.

    Disliked: 

    If you have a lot of stuff to take from the ferry you will want a cart. But they do warn you it is a 20 minute walk. Kitchen has only a microwave, no oven or hob but functions fine for a basic place to cook out of the rain.

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Great Site. Great Facilities. Great Staff. 👍 25/06/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Dave T. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Spent 2 nights on Iona in June 2017 camping at Iona camp site. Great place. Great site. 10 mins walk to local shops, restaurants and pubs. Made to feel really welcome by the owners and other local islanders too. Facilities were great , plenty of hot water in the showers. The little kitchen barn is a great idea too , just really helpful. We travelled light so we had a really small tent which meant that cooking etc had to be done outside , when it was raining this could have proved really awkward if not for the barn facility. It really did prove very useful so thank you Iona campsite 👍 Use of the fridge was also great too.
    Thanks again.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing to dislike...... honestly , I can't think of a single complaint.

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Excellent site and location. 21/06/2017

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

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Pitches spaced out, lush grass, sheltered areas, very tidy site and lovely location.
    Good clean showers/toilet block.
    Very useful well equipped kitchen & rest area for escaping to in poor weather.
    Friendly welcome and unobtrusive assistance if needed.
    Quiet location away from main jetty and abbey area.
    Easy access by ferry to get back to car parked in Fionnphort, Mull, if you stay on Iona and want to visit Mull as well.
    Nice not too arduous walking and interesting areas to find.
    Taxi handy if you're loaded up with camping gear and don't fancy the 20 min walk to site.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing to dislike about the site. A shame many people only stay one or two nights and don't explore more of the island. Lack of wi-fi a bonus, (can get at bat/restaurant); o2 mobile phone fine generally.

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beautiful site with good facilities 04/06/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Ann L. Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Great space, well-kept. There's a small shed which has basic kitchen (kettle, sink, microwave) in it. The showers are basic but well maintained. very friendly.

    Disliked: 

    the website doesn't advertise the kitchen facilities so I was unaware of them, and consequently unprepared.

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Great wee site with good facilities and friendly staff 03/06/2017

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  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Friendly staff, good facilities, booked a bag/mat/tent which were high quality and comfortable. You have access to showers, kitchenette with microwave/kettle, place to charge your phone, vending machine for snacks, communal cutlery/plates, picnic benches, fire pit. Glen who runs the site was really helpful, recommended beautiful beaches and places to visit. It was quiet when I stayed (2 other tents only) but had nice chats with those I met and still had lots of privacy. Friendly cat and dogs knocking around too. I had gorgeous weather on my first day so maybe am biased but this stay was perfect. Will be back.

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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

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

Tents for hire

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Leave the car at home

Peaceful

Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Wild camping

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Restaurant nearby

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Farm

Medium (26-50 pitches)

Location

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  • Cnoc Oran Isle of Iona, Argyll, Scotland, PA76 6SP
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 56.3275°N 6.4099°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Oban: Rail Station Coach Stop — 36.5 miles
Train stations
Oban Rail Station — 36.4 miles
Ferry ports
Iona Ferry Terminal — 0.7 miles
Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal — 1.6 miles
Staffa Ferry Landing — 7.7 miles
Airports
Colonsay Airport — 19.8 miles
Coll Airport — 20.6 miles
Tiree Airport — 21.6 miles

Directions


Once you come off the Iona ferry at the village, turn left and it's about a 20-minute walk to the campsite.

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

Take to your toes or hire a bike for a trip around Iona to see its well-known sights: Dun I, the highest point on Iona; Iona Abbey, founded by St Columba in the sixth century and used as a monastery until the Reformation; the medieval nunnery; stone Celtic crosses, and the burial monuments of kings including Mac Beth.

The heritage centre on the island is open from between the end of March and end of October for info on Iona history.

Iona has several gorgeous beaches on the island for sunbathing, rockpooling and spotting local otters and seabirds: the sheltered cove of Port Bàn; the North End beaches with their dunes and views across to Mull and Staffa, and St Columba’s Bay, where Columba is said to have landed from Ireland (and which is also known for its glittering green stones ‘Mermaid’s Tears’).

Or tee off with a difference at Iona’s golf club with beachside views and bull wandering around the vegetation of the ninth hole.

Island hopping? Boat trips to other local islands such as Staffa and Lunga can be booked back at Fionnphort, or stay on Mull for the day to sample single malt whisky from Tobermory, catch a glimpse of a white-tailed or golden eagle or explore part of its 300 miles of coast.

Catch a ferry from Craignore port on Mull to Oban, home of another distillery and with ferry access to Coll, Tiree, Lismore, Barra and South Uist.

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.

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Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  3:30 p.m. –  7 p.m.
Depart:  3 p.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  3:30 p.m. –  7 p.m.
Depart:  Anytime

Isle Of Iona Campsite cancellation policy

No penalties

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.

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A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now.

The remainder is payable on arrival.

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