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Kirkton Holidays: Cabin with seating and information boards

General

  • Touring pitches on a family-run farm five minutes from Melvich beach
  • Thurso, Puffin Cove and Wolfburn Distillery within a half-hour drive
  • Farm tours, fishing and farm produce available on site

You may well spot a few Highland cows by the side of the road as you roam through the Highlands and Islands – but how about a stay where you can get so close you can actually brush that gorgeous ginger hair?

Indeed that’s one of the options on offer at Kirkton Holidays, a family-run working farm five minutes’ drive from the north coast at Melvich. This is a place where there’s always something going on, and the folk on site are eager to welcome guests in for a true taste of farming life. Come along in April and May to poke your nose into the lambing shed, or schedule a trip between March and June to catch the calving season in action.

Even outside of those busiest seasons, there’s plenty to see and do here: settle in for trout fishing (in season), take mountain bikes out onto the tracks or wander along the farm’s pathways to spy wildlife, meet pygmy goats Harris and Tweed, feed the sheep and play with the dogs (as long as they’re not on duty at the time).

For even more insight, sign up for a farm buggy tour where you’ll get taken around the farm, learn a bit about the farming calendar and take in the stunning views from the highest hill around. And yes – have a little stroke of those hairy Highland cows…

At the end of the day, pick up some home-bred beef or lamb (in season) to grill on your barbecue; serve up on outdoor tables or in a cosy wooden cabin. Electric hookups are provided, but please note there are no waste disposal facilities, so you'll need to deal with your rubbish elsewhere. It's also worth noting there are no toilets on site.

Please note

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

At least one of the party members must be aged 18 or over.

This site has no on-site toilet and shower facilities.


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9.5

Overall rating based on 81 reviews

 

96% would recommend this site to a friend.

94% would stay here again.

  93% described as Peaceful ?

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Farm animals Accommodation03/10/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJessica H.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric gravel touring pitch
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Excellent, quiet site with flat pitches and friendly owners03/10/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomMatthew W.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric gravel touring pitch
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    Very quiet and tranquil.

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    I didn’t dislike anything.

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Very nice stop29/09/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSuzanne S.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric gravel touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    On working farm, warm welcome and spectacular views

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    Nothing

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lovely views lovely hosts nice28/09/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSean C.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric gravel touring pitch
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    Everything friendly clean level pitches hosts are lovely shop with there own meat sausages are very tasty

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    Nothing

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Lovely spot clean and peaceful24/09/2022

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  • Electric gravel touring pitch
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    Everything

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    Nothing to dislike

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Rural, simple, friendly, well cared for, welcoming. Felt safe and …22/09/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomNicole B.Confirmed

  • Electric gravel touring pitch
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    Rural, simple, friendly, well cared for, welcoming.
    Felt safe and provided for very satisfactorily as a single female on a NC500 trip.

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    Shame no showers, toilets or waste disposal but understand this is a different experience and it's in keeping with a working farm and the location and whole area experience.

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Really Friendly lovely welcoming and really helpful17/09/2022

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

  • Electric gravel touring pitch
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    Everything

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    Nothing

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Thankyou for your kind words . Hopefully see you again in the future.

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Friendly and welcoming hosts. Situated on a working farm in …09/09/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomKerry L.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric gravel touring pitch
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    Friendly and welcoming hosts. Situated on a working farm in a lovely peaceful setting, surrounded by beautiful views. With a small farm shop on site selling local produce - burgers and sausages were fantastic! Would definitely visit again if in the area.

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It was lovely to have met you,
Thanks for a lovely review.

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Fabulous site, wonderful friendly hosts. Brilliant spot it you want …09/09/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDanni C.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric gravel touring pitch
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    Fabulous site, wonderful friendly hosts. Brilliant spot it you want a quiet stay. Games for the kids!!!

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Thank you for your lovely review.
Hopefully will meet you again in the future.

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beautiful and friendly place. farm with animals.31/08/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSylwia S.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric gravel touring pitch
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    beautiful and friendly place.
    farm with animals.

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Thankyou for you comments. Hopefully see you again in the future.

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Features

Coronavirus

Check-in: one group at a time

Deep cleaning of accommodation units between guests

Disinfectant sprays and wipes provided

Hand sanitising stations

Shared spaces: daily deep cleaning

Shared spaces: more frequent cleaning

We're Good To Go (VisitBritain accreditation)

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

TV room

Take away

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Car parking by pitch/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Peaceful

Remote location

Walkers' paradise

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

No drinkable water point

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Farm

Tiny (1-10 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Location

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  • Kirkton Farm, Melvich, Highlands and Islands, Scotland, KW14 7YJ
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 58.5315°N 3.9080°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Royal Bank of Scotland — 59.2 miles
Train stations
Forsinard Rail Station — 12.1 miles
Altnabreac Rail Station — 12.3 miles
Scotscalder Rail Station — 13.3 miles
Ferry ports
Scrabster Ferry Terminal — 14.3 miles
Gills Bay Ferry Terminal — 28.0 miles
Airports
Wick Airport — 30.0 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

In among all the antics on site, it’s worth finding time to explore the local area – as so often with the Highlands, it’s rather gorgeous. For starters, there’s a splendid sandy beach a mile and a half away at Melvich, and you can take a walk out to the cliffs at Puffin Cove to see the birds from may to early August.

For a tipple or two to go with your evening meal, swing by the Wolfburn Distillery (25 minutes’ drive) for your whisky or Rock Rose (40 minutes) for a bottle of local gin. The seafood’s pretty good around here too – stop by at Scrabster or Thurso (both 25 minutes) to see boats coming in and see what you can find to eat.

Alternatively, grab your golf clubs for a day on the course at Reay (10 minutes), stroll around 16th-century Castle of Mey (45 minutes) or take a day tour to Orkney from Thurso. If you’ve not yet snapped a pic of yourself by the John o’Groats sign, that’s slightly less than an hour away.

Must see

  • The Castle & Gardens of Mey (25.6 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:  12 p.m. –  10 p.m.
Depart by:  12 p.m.

Kirkton Holidays cancellation policy

No refunds within 1 week of arrival date.

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. Kirkton Holidays will debit the balance from your card 1 week before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 1 week then the balance will be taken immediately.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking, or at any point before the due date.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Does Kirkton Holidays have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Kirkton Holidays dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Kirkton Holidays? In among all the antics on site, it’s worth finding time to explore the local area – as so often with the Highlands, it’s rather gorgeous. For starters, there’s a splendid sandy … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Kirkton Holidays?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  12 p.m. –  10 p.m.
    Depart by:  12 p.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Kirkton Holidays? From £18.50 (for 1 night, 6 people) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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