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Drumroamin Farm Camping and Caravan Site

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General

  • Well-kept family-run park with views of Wigtown Bay
  • In a stargazing and birdwatching haven five miles from Wigtown
  • Immaculate and heated shower block with family room and free hot water

Wherever you pitch up at Drumroamin Farm Camping and Caravan Site in Dumfries and Galloway, be sure to leave some space for lying back and stargazing. This part of Scotland has some of the darkest skies in Europe (part of Dumfries and Galloway was made Britain's first Dark Sky Park), so is just the spot for galactic activities. And the phone connectivity is pitch perfect, so you can look up what you're looking up at and have the kids starstruck at your cosmic range of knowledge.

By day, the area around Drumroamin Farm is birdwatching – and fishing – land too and the site itself has pretty stellar views over Wigtown Bay and the surrounding hillsides from its open, level and well-drained camping field. It's about five miles from bookish Wigtown for a ramble around the secondhand bookshops: you could look for a book on astronomy…

And as for the camping? Facilities on the farm are immaculately maintained by the very friendly team and include a modern, roomy and heated shower and loo block with separate family/disabled room, and a dishwashing area with two coin-operated washing machines and a coin-operated dryer; as with the showers, the hot water for washing up is free.

Other considerate touches are evident all over at this friendly and popular park, like the indoor playroom and sitting area with TV, DVD player and books for more misty days, the freezer for guests' use (remember to label icepacks with your name) and the secure lock-up storage for bikes and boats (subject to availability). A large play area is adjacent to the site for the kids.


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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

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

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Nearby leisure

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Groups 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)

Camping 2.0

Jumbo tent pitches

Location

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  • 1 South Balfern, Wigtownshire, Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, DG8 9DB
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 54.8305°N 4.4244°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Creetown (Dumfries & Galloway): Coach Stop — 5.2 miles
Newton Stewart: Dashwood Square Coach Stop — 9.0 miles
Gatehouse of Fleet: Fleet Street Bus Stop — 10.1 miles
Train stations
Barrhill Rail Station — 23.3 miles
Stranraer Rail Station — 24.6 miles
Ferry ports
Stranraer Ferry Terminal — 24.5 miles
Cairnryan Ferry Terminal — 25.3 miles
Cairnryan P&O Ferry Terminal — 25.3 miles
Airports
Glasgow Prestwick International Airport — 47.5 miles

Directions


We are 12 miles south of Newton Stewart. Leave the A75 to go onto the A714 towards Wigtown, and follow the signs for Bladnock, Braehead and the Kirkinner via the A746. Shortly after leaving Kirkinner, take a left towards Garlieston on the B7004. Take the second left on this road which is signposted Drumroamin Farm Caravan and Camping Site. Follow the lane for 1 mile and you will arrive at reception.

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

Forest track or quiet road cycling, birdwatching and standing stones are all around Drumroamin Farm Camping and Caravan Site, and there's loads of fishing available too in the local rivers, sea or forest park lochs. For a spot of history, wander round Whithorn Priory or St Ninian's Cave and chapel.

Take the pleasant walk from the campsite to the saltmarsh, mudflats and hills of the RSPB reserve Crook of Baldon if you're here for birdwatching, where species to spot include pink-footed geese, golden plovers and Icelandic whooper swans in summer.

Also in the area, kids should like seeing and petting the friendly animals of Monreith Animal World at Newton Stewart, while grownups might fancy a day at Scotland's most southerly distillery, Bladnoch.

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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Terms and conditions

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Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.

Extras
Facilities/activities including washing machines and tumble dryers are subject to extra charges payable on arrival.

General
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 8 a.m. and 10 p.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.

Occupancy
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

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