Culzean Castle

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £7.00 to £11.80 Per person/night
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Overview

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Stay in the grounds of a fairytale Scottish castle on the South Ayrshire coast, with sunsets to die for.

Pitch in the grounds of the cliff top Culzean Castle Club campsite and you’ll be rewarded with stunning views across the Firth of Clyde to the islands of Arran and Ailsa Craig, and the Mull of Kintyre. Our campsite here is in an area rich with beautiful countryside and coastline, fantastic walking, stunning beaches and many interesting places to visit.

Our spacious, secure 90-pitch site welcomes all camping units and offers good facilities for campers including showers, toilets, washing up area and a children’s play area.

The National Trust for Scotland managed Castle and Country Park are a short walk away and includes five kilometres of coastline with sand dunes, caves, rock pools and sand and shingle beaches.

Fishermen can enjoy some fly fishing at Mochrum Loch close to the site. The 24 acre loch is stocked with brown, blue and rainbow trout.

Head north from thecamp site and you’ll come to the coastal town of Ayr with its many shops, bars and restaurants. Just before you reach Ayr, the Burns Heritage Park in Alloway is worth a detour.

Worth Noting

Some pitches are sloping and chocks will be required. Please note that mobile phone reception for some networks is poor. Steel awning pegs required for hardstandings. Please note only one car per unit is allowed on site. TV reception can be poor.

WiFi

100% coverage cannot be guaranteed due to rural location, weather conditions and changing flora. These can cause variable signal strength. Hotspots are available. Prices.

Eat Local

Downhill Country Fayre in Turnberry has a licensed restaurant, coffee house and farm shop with its own butchery.

Facilities

Culzean Castle has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

    Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • Seasonal Pitches

  • Difficult access/approach

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Drinking water taps

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Childrens play area

  • Payphone

  • Designated dog walk

  • Coastal

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up for larger tents

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Storage facilities

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Electric hook-up

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Battery charging facilities

Reviews

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4.3

Useful to break a journey if you are travelling further north from England.

This review is for Culzean Castle

Useful to break a journey if you are travelling further north from England. Also plenty to do in the area. Culzean Castle right on the doorstep.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country,Coastal
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 4
  • Facilities: 4
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4.3

Staff were very helpful and accomodating on arrival.

This review is for Culzean Castle

Staff were very helpful and accomodating on arrival. Site facilities are tired, but there is a very good reason tied in with the lease. As this has been renewed, the facilities will be upgraded during the winter & this will make Culzean one of the club's premier sites, given its location and breathtaking views. English NT membership will give you full (free) access to the castle & grounds. Well worth a visit.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country,Coastal,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 3
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4.7

The staff were excellent,very helpful and friendly, well done.

This review is for Culzean Castle

The staff were excellent,very helpful and friendly, well done. The sites views across sea to the isle of Arran were out of this world, the sun sets were photograhic. Need to be aware that the site pitches do require chocks or your legs to be finely adjusted on the caravan, But it was no trouble.The castle visit is a most and the walks on the coast you need to do. Aire is 10 miles away and the dog loved the beach there. I have been told that money is being spent on the site, improving the toilet block and increasing the hard standings. Look forward to revisiting the site again although we will break up the travel /distance as we had a 250 mile journey.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Coastal
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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5

Worth joining Scotland national trust as you can visit the castle and also Robert Burns house...

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Worth joining Scotland national trust as you can visit the castle and also Robert Burns house and museum in Alloway .very interesting. The site was well run by very nice wardens.lovely place to go for peace and quiet.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country,Coastal,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 200m from site entrance

Nearest train station: Maybole – 3 miles

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Standard Fees

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Minimum booking periods do apply.

Age concession available at this site - More details including more restrictions

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