Culzean Castle

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £7.15 to £12.15 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.

p>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.

Ready Camp is available at this campsite. (Please note that, although we welcome dogs on this site, in the interest of all guests we do not permit pets to stay within the Ready Camp tents).

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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5

Easy to find and pick your own pitch with stunning views.

This review is for Culzean Castle

Easy to find and pick your own pitch with stunning views. Visited the castle and also Alloway to the Robert Burns musuem. Only downside is IF you can get TV it is Northern Ireland.

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

As above. Lots of different permutations of walks around the castle.

This review is for Culzean Castle

As above. Lots of different permutations of walks around the castle. Castle staff were certainly helpful. If you have time, head south and visit Castle Kennedy and don't forget the Burns museum. If you're not in the National Trust, join, because the Camping and Caravan Club membership and NT go hand in hand. You just check out NT locations near the sites. I'm new to caravanning. Can't understand why I didn't start sooner. Shame sites aren't open sooner and later. Culzean was spotlessly clean and staff were so helpful. Thank you.

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

Both my wife and myself decided to return to Culzean before the end of the season, they close...

This review is for Culzean Castle

Both my wife and myself decided to return to Culzean before the end of the season, they close up shop at the end of October, so we spent three nights there, the week before they closed. To be honest I don`t know which week was the best, when we visited there in May, the weather was pretty good, and the site itself was looking good, ready for the season ahead. The pitches are well laid out, clearly marked, and all with easy access, really you are spoiled for choice as to which pitch you could take, and wonderful view, or a quiet spot, or even both. The toilet / shower blocks were spotless, and well maintained, and on both our visits, kept clean by the members themselves, which is good to see, in October the standard was as is was back in May, which is down to the hard working friendly staff. There's plenty to do at Culzean, the site is dog friendly, nice areas for walking, and a visit to the Castle is a must, plenty to see around the grounds, and a tour inside the Castle, fascinating. The town of Ayr is also worth a visit, as is The Robert Burns Museum and Cottage, again plenty to see, or just relax with a book at the site, your choice.

  • Location: Coastal
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 4
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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4.7

This is a lovely site and so peaceful with amazing views over the water to the Isle Arran, ...

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This is a lovely site and so peaceful with amazing views over the water to the Isle Arran, facilities are spotless, temporary managers were a pleasure to talk to, bus stop outside site taking you to Ayr or Girvan, great chippie in Maybole. ( ps two small gripes when they were refurbishing the site they should have put another water point in the middle of the park and a path down the centre from top of site down to toilet block as a long way to walk if your elderly or disabled)

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

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 200m from site entrance

Nearest train station: Maybole – 3 miles

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