Sands Caravan and Camping is a campsite in Big Sand, Highland, located by the sea.This camp site with sloping grounds has pitches without shade. Sands Caravan and Camping is located close to a sandy beach. It is possible to rent mobile homes and hikers' cabins. The campsite has a sports ground.
The following rules apply to pets at (Sands Caravan and Camping):
- Dog(s) permitted in low season (if on a lead)
- Dog(s) permitted in high season (if on a lead)
You can swim nearby in the sea. At Sands Caravan and Camping you can go windsurfing and waterskiing.
You don't always have to cook, as the camp site has a restaurant (with full menu). The camp site also supplies fresh bread. You can also use the internet, as you can access the internet with your own laptop in 80% of the camp site.
Detail information about this campsite
"Isolated, spacious campsite in the dunes on a long stretched beach. The terrain is dissected by several streams. Beautiful views of Skye and the Highlands. Well equipped shop."
Average rating: 8.2
- Toilet facilities
- Price - quality comparison
- Child friendliness
- Sports facilities
- Food and drink
We stayed here in June 2012 for 12 days and couldn't fault it.
For a tent pitch with 2 adults and 4 kids (one under 5yrs), it was quite cheap.
Toilet and shower blocks were clean and tidy (although most showers are push button, there is a large shower cubicle for disabled people/ parent and child, which has a 'tap'-type shower). There is also a hairdryer and hair straighteners at 50p for 5mins! The adventure playground had maintenance done while we were there and the bins were emptied regularly.
At night we could hear cuckoos and the beautiful beach was just over the dunes from our tent, which we made full use of, as it only rained properly once during our stay!
The dishwashing room also has a cooking area with coin operated hob and microwave if it's bad weather etc. Washing machines are £3 a time and are in the Laundry block nearer the caravan area. The campsite shop sells all you could really need in terms of food and camping equipment, and also books, toys, wetsuits and ice creams!
In Gairloch itself there is a chip shop and a Chinese takeaway if you're having a non-cooking night!
We were really pleased with our stay at Sands and the surrounding area is obviously beautiful, with plenty of opportunity for good walks and outdoor activities.
- Guide price 1
- Guide price 2
- Period of opening
- 31-03-2018 till 29-10-2018
- 23 ha
- Number of touring pitches
- 254 (80 - 120m2)
- Number of permanent pitches
- Number of accommodation units for hire
- Campsite suitable for disabled persons
* Amenities in bold are not included in the overnight price. Some may need to be paid for. (This does not imply that all amenities not in bold are free!)
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Ground and vegetation
Washing, washing-up, cooking
Food, drink and groceries
Available to hire at the campsite
Water sports and recreation
Sport and games
Situation of campsite
Address & Route
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Sands Caravan and Camping
IV21 2DL / Gairloch/Ross-shire
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In Gairloch follow the camping sign '3 miles' from the A832. The campsite is located to the left, 5 km outside Gairloch on the B8021.
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