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Boathouse Camping Site

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Tipperary, Ireland
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Didn't stay there but walked through it as we got off yacht. Simple camping with young children having a great time on the beach and in the water. Safe for kids and families. Simple but adequate facilities: shower, toilets, laundry. Excellent eat out facilities very close.

2Thank Paul H
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights. The site has great facilities (there is a £1 charge for the shower, but it runs for ~20mins and is hot!) and with the restaurant on site and local shop only a few minutes walk away there's plenty of choice for food and drinks. Rather surprised by some of the previous reviews as the...

5Thank d1471147
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Definitely one of the best meals we have ever had- our three course dinner (with fresh lobster) was super tasty and enough to make us hang around on gigha to have lunch there the next day. A lovely friendly atmosphere and we got to camp right outside with views of the sea. We discovered a new wine, hot chocolate that...

4Thank Elizabeth O
Reviewed 27 August 2014

We got the last ferry over on Friday and twenty minutes later we had the tent up on a fabulous spot, two feet from the sandy beach, dinner for two booked and wine poured. Bliss. The food was excellent. Had local scallops and probably the best fish and chips ever. The desserts looked great too. I nearly didn't come here...

4Thank Alan M
Liverpool, England
Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

I stayed one of the bell tents, in what has been one of the windiest weeks in the summer. Thankfully it withstood the wind and rain. Huge area inside, along with 2 beds/sofas as well as bedding, tables and rugs. Just watch out for the picnic table outside if you go the toilet block in the dark without a torch...

1Thank looprevil
Reviewed 7 August 2014

The other posts for this campsite hit the nail on the head. The owners are not interested in the site or the campers. I have been taking my family here for over 10 years and will not be going back. The site is not being managed. Grass is overgrown, bins overflowing and rodent ridden, toilets in ladies broken, clothes dryer...

19Thank WhiteDuchess
REMEVMA, Owner at Boathouse Camping Site, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to finally review us after coming here for ten years. Please allow me to reply to your points. The grass is not overgrown, there are some areas that have been left to overgrow because the island trust, who own the campsite, asked us to deter people from camping there. Any areas that you are...

Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2013

We have been to Gigha and stopped on the camp site many a time over the last 7 years. This visit was quite different to our previous visits. On arrival to the site we walked into the boat house to be greeted by a rather messy entrance (I thought I was walking into a store room ) and a very...

20Thank Graye A
Dazco, Owner at Boathouse Camping Site, responded to this review

Dear My Gaye I made a promise to myself that I would not respond to reviews on Tripadvisor, despite some glaringly bad reviews written by people who wish our restaurant to suffer, I have seen other business owners respond on Tripadvisor and I believe it is just better to let the good reviews totally negate the bad ones. But what...

Reviewed 30 July 2013

Cycled to Gigha and stayed at the Boathouse Cafe, Bar which also has a place to pitch tents, with shower (you must pay a £1 on top of your pitch fee) and toilet facilities. This is a lovely spot for camping, but Remember the Boathouse isn't a proper Campsite, its a Cafe, Bar and Restaurant, which makes extra money by...

19Thank spurto

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Additional Information about Boathouse Camping Site

Address: Ardminish, PA41 7AB, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Gigha

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