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

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Battery charging facilities

  • 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

  • Coastal

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up for larger tents

Reviews

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Having commented on the condition of the access road and road within the site over 2 years ago...

This review is for Culzean Castle

Having commented on the condition of the access road and road within the site over 2 years ago it is disappointing to find there has been no improvement, still poor lighting on site and speed bumps are unnecessary. Access gate is a nuisance especially in bad weather having to get out of car to open gate, difficult in heels if going out and very muddy underfoot. Disappointed there not more hard standing pitches as promised. The site is in a beautiful location but the facilities are getting tired and badly needing upgraded, especially for the price we are paying. Very limited stock in shop,when it is open.

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples
  • Friendliness: 3
  • Cleanliness: 4
  • Facilities: 2
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Lovely campsite in a great location. Well looked after.

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Lovely campsite in a great location. Well looked after. The only suggestions I could make for improvement would be the access to the chemical disposal point which is on the old railway embankment and is a fair walk - and climb - from most parts of the site. This is made worse by the steps up to the area which are very steep, not level and difficult to ascend and descend. Badly in need of improvement. Another niggle would be the very limited wifi reception. The Rosemarkie site which is long and narrow has great reception throughout. Perhaps some investment needed to bring Culzean up to the same standards. A third niggle would be the fact that the entry and exit gates are kept closed throughout the day. Perhaps there are good security reasons for this but when other sites manage to keep their gates open all day I am surprised there is a special problem at Culzean - only a minor niggle but it is a nuisance to have to get out of the car to open the gate, drive through, stop, go back and close the gate if there is no real benefit in this. But don't let me put anyone off - this is a spectacularly beautiful place with fabulous scenery and walks!

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 4
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 3
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4.3

Could do with a WiFi booster as if you are not within about 30 yards of the office you cant...

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Could do with a WiFi booster as if you are not within about 30 yards of the office you cant get online but apart from that all good>

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

The manager went to great trouble to get us into our place.

This review is for Culzean Castle

The manager went to great trouble to get us into our place. Dog heaven! Our first try at towing a caravan and a great start.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country,Coastal,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Older couples,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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Standard Fees

For more information take a look at Pricing explained.

Minimum booking periods do apply.

Standard Fee
Nightly storage 01 Apr 2014 - 27 Oct 2014£5.75
Summer Storage 01 Apr 2014 - 27 Oct 2014£290
Towing (In and out of storage) 01 Apr 2014 - 27 Oct 2014£6.55
Summer seasonal pitch 01 Apr 2014 - 27 Oct 2014£1,600

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