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Anwoth Caravan Park

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General

  • Quiet park within walking distance of Gatehouse of Fleet
  • In a wildlife haven and a few miles from the coast
  • Free use of sister park with pool, restaurant, gym and solarium

If you're after a quieter vibe at a family holiday park in Dumfries and Galloway, you'll very much like Anwoth Caravan Park.

It's the sister site of Auchenlarie Holiday Park (also on Pitchup.com), in a peaceful wildlife haven setting near the pretty town of Gatehouse of Fleet and in an area that's inspired Scottish bards and artists for centuries. But – what genius – guests at Anwoth can also use the facilities at Auchenlarie, which is about four miles/seven minutes' drive along the A75 (turn right on leaving Anwoth and look for Auchenlarie signposted on the left) and which has a heated indoor pool, restaurant, takeaway and leisure centre with gym and solarium among loads loads more. Entertainment and leisure passes available for daily, short break or weekly stays: buy on arrival at Anwoth.

But back to the peace and quiet… Anwoth is in an area where you can sit still and see a lot of wildlife: herds of deer regularly roam the surrounding landscape, you might see otters if you're very very quiet, and you'll likely spy birds of prey and red squirrels among the many local species. This is also serious angling locale, particularly for salmon and trout fishing in the nearby rivers of the Esk, Annan, Nith, Ken, Dee and Cree.

Anwoth has a launderette, washing facilities and a shower and toilet block on site. Restaurants, cafés, bars, craft shops and a well-stocked convenience store are at Gatehouse of Fleet a short walk away; the town has a local bus service too.

Please note

Facilities/activities including use of leisure facilities, round of mini golf, solarium, gym are subject to extra charges payable on arrival.

Single-sex bookings of 4 or more people (excluding couples) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Bed linen and towels are not provided for caravan hire, but guests can order a pack of these on arrival.


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9.2

Overall rating based on 66 reviews

 

95% would recommend this site to a friend.

95% would stay here again.

 

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Nice site helpful wardens 04/23/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Geoffrey L. Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    Nice site helpful wardens

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Friendly staff, peace & quiet 04/22/2018

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  • 2 bedroom mobile home
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    Everything

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Nice and quiet 04/08/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Gary L. Confirmed

  • Electric asphalt touring pitch
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    Nice and quiet

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friendly staff close to village 04/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom geoffrey w. Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    friendly staff close to village

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Excellent location as in Gatehouse, hard standing pitches 04/04/2018

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

  • Electric asphalt touring pitch
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    Nice quiet site. Very clean toilet block just completed when we arrived. In Gatehouse if Fleet so walk straight to pubs / shop. Excellent location.

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    Nothing

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excellent quiet site with excellent facilities. 04/03/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom geoff_c102584 Confirmed

  • Electric asphalt touring pitch
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    The couple who manage the park are wonderful very hel pful and friendly. The bathrooms were brand new lovely and warm. everywhere was clean and tidy throughout the site. A short walk took us into the town of Gateshouse of Fleet, a very nice place very clean good pubs with excellent food.
    We would recommend Anwoth as a very pleasant site and will return.

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    Having to leave.

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The site was a nice quite easy to access for ... 03/24/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom dorothy g. Confirmed

  • Electric asphalt touring pitch
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    The site was a nice quite easy to access for going out and about the couple who run the site were very helpful nothing to much trouble for them.

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I liked it very much 03/15/2018

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Lovely site. Clean. Good pitches. Will def visit again. 10/18/2017

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  • Electric asphalt touring pitch
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    Nice clean park. Toilet facilities clean. Park clean and tidy. Staff very polite and helpful.

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    Nothing!!

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Nice quiet site very clean. Friendly and helpfull staff. 10/18/2017

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

  • 2 bedroom mobile home
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    Nice quiet site very clean.
    Friendly and helpfull staff.

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Features

Leisure on park

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Playground

Recreation room/arcade

Takeout

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on park

Bath available

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Laundromat

Parent & baby washroom

Payphone

Pick-up from public transport

Restrooms

Shower available

Washing-up area

Wheelchair access

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Dump station

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Gray water hook-up for RVs/trailers

Hard standings

Seasonal sites

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Bush

Hikers’ paradise

Leave the car at home

Luxury

Peaceful

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horseback riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

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Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Watersports nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Convenience store nearby

Public transportation nearby

Type

Medium (26-50 sites)

Location

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  • Garden Street, Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, DG7 2JU
  • Timezone Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 54.8808°N 4.1895°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Gatehouse of Fleet: Fleet Street Bus Stop — 0.2 kilometres
Twynholm (Dumfries & Galloway): Coach Stop — 5.8 kilometres
Creetown (Dumfries & Galloway): Coach Stop — 12.4 kilometres
Train stations
Dumfries Rail Station — 43.1 kilometres
Barrhill Rail Station — 44.9 kilometres
Flimby Rail Station — 48.0 kilometres
Ferry ports
Stranraer Ferry Terminal — 53.6 kilometres
Airports
Glasgow Prestwick International Airport — 74.9 kilometres

Directions


From the South (M6) turn off at junction 45 (Gretna) onto A75 towards Dumfries. Approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes later, Gatehouse of Fleet is signposted on the right and you'll find Anwoth Holiday Park in the west of the town.

From the North (M74) to Dumfries (A75), travel to Gatehouse of Fleet along the A75.

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

Smart sorts should be quite the fans of Dumfries and Galloway, for many many reasons including its wildlife and birdwatching, its lush landscape and the evidence of its rich history, archaeology and art in its castles, towers, abbeys, earthworks and standing stones. And did you know that JM Barrie had the idea for Peter Pan while in Dumfries – and that nearby Sanquhar has the oldest post office in Scotland…?

Paul, Neil and Bob (the new generation of Swalwells to own Anwoth Caravan Park) also suggest a look at Whithorn, on the southern tip of the Machars peninsula and the seat of Christianity in Scotland, and at Lochmaben as the birthplace of Robert the Bruce. And if you like reading Rabbie, you might also like to see Dumfries, home and resting place for famed Scottish poet Robert Burns.

Ecclefechan, the birth town of Thomas Carlyle, is also within reach – do be sure to have an Ecclefechan butter tart while you're there.

Must see

  • John Paul Jones Cottage Museum & Visitor Centre (38.7 kilometres)
  • Robert Burns Centre (42.0 kilometres)

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:  noon –  9 p.m.
Depart:  10 a.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  4 p.m. –  Anytime
Depart:  10 a.m.

Anwoth Caravan Park cancellation policy

No refunds within 4 weeks of arrival date.

Holidays may be postponed to another date subject to management decision.

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. Anwoth Caravan Park will debit the balance from your card 4 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 4 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

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

Extras
Facilities/activities including use of leisure facilities, round of mini golf, solarium, gym 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.

Occupancy
Single-sex bookings of 4 or more people (excluding couples) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

General
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behavior is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Additional terms

Visitors to Anwoth are welcome to use all the facilities at Auchenlarie Holiday Park (approximately four miles away).

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