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- Family park with view over St Andrews and St Andrews Links
- Less than four miles from the coast
- Campfires allowed and firepits for hire
Golf widows and widowers unite. If your lesser half insists on St Andrews for this year’s holiday so they can tee off all trip, insist in turn on carting them to nearby Nydie Caravan and Camping Site.
The prospect of splendid sunsets and sumptuous views should be highly persuasive, and if they’re still in doubt, point out that St Andrews Links is viewable from the site so you can look lovingly in their general direction even if they're out teeing off. (Then, of course, trot along to the village tavern in Strathkinness a short stroll away or to Dundee six miles away for some shopping. Result.)
Nydie has ace views over St Andrews town and St Andrews Bay too – seriously, bring the camera – and there are three and a half acres of this family-run and family-friendly site to explore, including a huge field with goalposts for kids to muck about in (there’s a small play area too, and a couple of playgrounds just along the road in Strathkinness).
A well-stocked shop and the launderette cover the basics, and the amenities including heated shower blocks and a family shower with disabled access are kept to spotless standards by the dedicated team. Campfires are allowed and a range of firepits are available to hire for your stay: this site will surely suit the hole family down to a tee…
Open from 04/12/2019 to 09/30/2019
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.
Group bookings of 2 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
The site caters for families (immediate members) and couples only - bookings from all other forms of groups are not accepted.
Group bookings of 2 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
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Non-electric grass tent pitch
Max. persons: 8 x
Pitch size: Max 10.0m width x 10.0m depth (32.8ft width x 32.8ft depth) Calculated area: 100.0m² (1076.4ft²)
Ground type: Grass
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From the manager...
Thank you for taking the time to review our site and your stay. I take on board your comments, however with being rural, we were very limited on location of the blocks due to the services infrastructure.
From the manager...
Unfortunately I fell this is a very unfair review. You stated you disliked the site as it was not a forest experience. We DO NOT CLAIM TO BE and the description and other review, clearly show this.
Good pitches, brilliant staff very clean facilities
Close to swing park Small site
Lovely peaceful site. Will be back.
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
Tourer storage facilities
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Mountain biking nearby
Surf school nearby
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Nearby farmers' market
Public transport nearby
Medium (26-50 pitches)
Jumbo tent pitches
- Coach stations
St. Andrews (Fife): Bus Station
— 3.9 miles
3.9 miles Dundee: Seagate Bus Station — 9.1 miles
9.1 miles Inchture (Perth & Kinross): Coach Stops — 12.8 miles
- Train stations
Leuchars Rail Station
— 2.7 miles
2.7 miles Cupar Rail Station — 4.3 miles
4.3 miles Springfield Rail Station — 6.4 miles
- Ferry ports
Lochleven Castle Ferry Landing
— 21.1 miles
21.1 miles Kinross Ferry Landing — 21.6 miles
21.6 miles Inchcolm Island Ferry Landing — 26.2 miles
Dundee City Airport
— 9.2 miles
Come rain or shine, there’s a veritable host of things to do around St Andrews, with the added bonus for golf widow/ers of feeling smug on soggy days when no golf is possible. (You’ll probably have to go to the British Golf Museum instead, but trade that for a day’s shopping.)
St Andrews is well worth a potter around even for non-golfers: 13th-century Holy Trinity Parish Church and the ruins of St Andrews Cathedral and clifftop St Andrews Castle are pulls for thousands of visitors every year. And as it’s a student centre, you’ll be well sorted for festivals, theatre, live music and other sophistication, with plenty of pubs and a couple of spas for chilling out.
Around the region, Nydie is only a few miles from many popular beaches: West Sands, the two-mile length of sand used in Those Scenes in Chariots of Fire, runs adjacent to St Andrews Links, and Fife as a whole has five of Scotland’s seven Blue Flag winners.
If you’re holidaying with the kids, they can learn or polish their cantering skills at the horse riding school just outside town. For rainy days, East Sands Leisure Centre has a pool and flumes to splash around in and the New Picture House Cinema shows kid-friendly films every day in school holidays.
- St Andrews Links (3.7 miles)
- British Golf Museum (4.0 miles)
- Carnoustie (13.1 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||2 p.m. –||6 p.m.|
|Depart by:||11 a.m.|
Nydie Caravan and Camping Site cancellation policy
No refunds within 30 days of arrival date.
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.
A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Nydie Caravan and Camping Site will debit the balance from your card 30 days before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 30 days then the balance will be taken immediately.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.