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- Small and well-maintained park with superb views
- Pampering spa with hot tub, sauna and more
- Next to a beach nature reserve
Peaceful, quiet, relaxing and nature-filled breaks are the name of the game at Queensberry Bay Holiday Park, a small family-owned holiday park on the shores of Scotland's Solway Firth.
If pubs, clubs and loud entertainment are very much not your thing, you'll find all you need here at this top-end and popular park instead, from a very well-regarded pampering spa (champers in the hot tub, anyone?) to an excellent little campers' kitchen with first-class views across the bay.
The park also has excellently maintained showers and toilets, and a small licensed shop selling essentials like chocolate and the (also very well-regarded) Queensberry bacon rolls.
The Queensberry team is keen to point out that those looking for golden sands might be better off heading further west along the coast; the beach here, however, is a beaut nature reserve filled with grassy knolls and pools, and a breeding ground of the protected natterjack toad. It's just the spot for Spot and other dogs too as it's a perfect place for walking the pooch.
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Many sites set a maximum occupancy of 6/8 people per pitch, so try breaking your booking down into smaller groups to generate more results. For example, if you’re a group of 10, enter 5 people in your initial search and then book 2 pitches.
However, where the pitch or accommodation occupancy allows it, you can make a booking for up to 30 adults and 30 children in one booking.
To book multiple pitches or accommodation, use the 'Special requests' box on the booking page to ask to be sited together. Complete the booking form for the first booking (you can add a password and save your card so that we remember your details). Then click "Make another booking like this" at the top of the confirmation page to make the next booking.
Large groups: check the listing page for any group restrictions set out in the terms and section titled ‘Please note’.
Large tents/caravans: check the restrictions on unit dimensions to ensure your unit is suitable for the space you will be provided with.
Location. Electric hookup. Shower facilities apart from room really cold. ...
A great place to stay
Perfect peaceful place to stay. Suits us perfectly, animal friendly ...
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Touring and motorhomes
Water hook-up points for tourers
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Mountain biking nearby
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Public transport nearby
Large (51-200 pitches)
- Coach stations
Annan: Market Square Coach Stop — 3.6 miles
3.6 miles Lockerbie Coach Stop — 10.1 miles
10.1 miles Dumfries: Whitesands Coach Stop — 12.4 miles
- Train stations
Annan Rail Station — 3.6 miles
3.6 miles Lockerbie Rail Station — 10.3 miles
10.3 miles Gretna Green Rail Station — 11.5 miles
- Ferry ports
Nichol End (Derwentwater) Ferry Landing — 27.3 miles
27.3 miles Keswick Ferry Landing — 27.6 miles
27.6 miles Hawes End Derwentwater Ferry Landing — 28.2 miles
Glasgow Prestwick International Airport — 62.0 miles
From the A75, take the Annan West turnoff. Turn right onto the B724. After 4 miles, follow the signs to the left for Powfoot (you will see a Queensberry Bay brown sign). This road will take you over the hill to the Solway coast. Stay on the road, keeping the sea on your left. Go past the Powfoot Golf Hotel, the golf course, a small caravan park and the public car park (on your left) up to the gates of Queensberry Bay. Follow the signs to reception.
Birdwatching, cycling, walking or just chilling out are all in the area around Queensberry Bay Holiday Park. It's right on the Caerlaverock Nature Reserve, home to one N. Toad, and is on the Sustrans 7 cycle route linking Sunderland and Inverness.
It's also next door to Powfoot Golf Course; ask the team to arrange a round for you if you want. The Powfoot Golf Hotel is about a mile along the coast and is open to non-residents.
The town of Annan, with a Tesco, local shops and cafés, is four miles away; Gretna is eight miles and the historic town of Dumfries is 14 miles away. The park is about 30 minutes from Carlisle.
Queensberry is also within easy reach of the Lake District National Park in one direction and the lively cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh in the other.
- John Paul Jones Cottage Museum & Visitor Centre (10.8 miles)
- World Famous Old Blacksmith's Shop Centre (11.6 miles)
- Robert Burns Centre (12.4 miles)
- Wordsworth House and Garden (21.5 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||12 p.m. –||8 p.m.|
|Arrive:||4 p.m. –||8 p.m.|
Winter: accommodation from 4pm to dusk; camping from 12noon to dusk. July and August: arrivals permitted up to 8pm. Strictly no arrivals after this time.
Departures: accommodation by 10am, camping by 12noon.
Queensberry Bay Holiday Park cancellation policy
No refunds within 1 week of arrival date.
You can cancel your booking at any time subject to the following:
- between 7 and 14 days before arrival: refund 25%
- between 15 and 21 days before arrival: 50%
- between 22 and 28 days before arrival we will refund 75%
These refunds are not negotiable.
Depending on availability the campsite can normally carry forward a booking to a date later in the current season if you wish. This may result in additional charges. Bookings may not be carried forward between calendar years.
Group bookings of 3 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
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.
Queensberry Bay Holiday Park will debit the full amount from your card immediately. This includes a 15% non-refundable deposit.
Pitches: a £20 deposit for the key fob will be payable on arrival. Accommodation: a £25 damage deposit is due on arrival and will be refunded 14 days after checkout as long as no breakages have been found.
Hired accommodation: £54.00 damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.
Pitches: a £24.00 deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure when returning the gate badge/barrier pass/toilet keys.
Payment methods accepted on the parkCash