Venture out to our most northerly Scottish campsite in the Western Highlands.
Our Inverewe Gardens Club campsite shares its name with the world-famous tropical Inverewe Gardens created by Osgood Mackenzie in 1862. This lush oasis perches on a peninsula at the edge of Loch Ewe surrounded by more than 2,000 acres of conservation estate.
Our campsite, just a short walk away, is another oasis of peace and calm. This pretty tree-lined site enjoys glorious views that extend over Loch Ewe – the eagle-eyed may spot otters and seals enjoying the waters. Catch the weather right and the sunsets from here are sublime.
The site has toilet and shower facilities, a laundry and backpacker facilities. For provisions the village of Poolewe, a short walk away has a good shop, as well as a tearoom and hotel.
There are plenty of walks to be enjoyed from site or cycle to Inveradale around the Loch. Further north Rubha nan Sasan, beyond Cove is home to a range of WWII command posts and gun emplacements which helped guard the entrance to Loch Ewe during the war.
Nearby Gairloch has a heritage Museum and Marine Life Centre offering daily cruises to survey dolphins, whales and seals.
Access and SatNav Advice
Recommended approach to the site is from Gairloch side due to steep hill from Ullapool direction.
Backpackers have an undercover eating and cooking area. A mobile butcher/grocery van visits twice a week. Most shops and fuel stations close on a Sunday. No bank in Poolewe but post office has a cashpoint
A market with fresh produce takes place at the village hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Inverewe Gardens Poolewe
has the following facilities on or around the site.
Members' and non-members' caravans welcome
Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome
Hardstanding with electric hook-up
Grass only pitch (no electric)
Electric shaver sockets
Drinking water taps
Grass only pitch for larger tents
Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome
Members' and non-members' tents welcome
Grass pitch with electric hook-up
Dedicated accessible facilities
Chemical toilet disposal point
Ice pack freezing
Club Site Wi-fi
Battery charging facilities
Unfortunately gale force winds and torrential showers were the order if the day so we did not enjoy the walks we had anticipated. However an easy 10 minute stroll took us to the wonderful Inverewe gardens and the equally welcome cafe there with free wifi,handy as site patchy.5 minutes in the other direction was the very well stocked and friendly village shop,with a welcoming coffee shop across the road.The wardens run a small stock of essentials.but cannot accept Debit/credit cards on the goods although fine for paying site fees. The Poolewe Hotel provided home cooked food and good beers and free wifi. The only downside were the showers, which were spotless, but had a very poor water flow on tricky to adjust electric showers. Staff friendly,helpful and well informed. Went out of their way to find b and b for a man whose tent blew down! Will definately return perhaps autumn or late spring. Scenery is truly breathtaking,just be aware of single track roads at times.
- Towing: Moderate
- Location: Coastal,Secluded
- Suitable For: Older couples,Peaceful break,Younger couples
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The campsite is in tip top condition. The wardens could not have been any friendlier. 10/10
- Towing: Easy
- Location: Country,Lake
- Suitable For: Active break,Peaceful break
only stopped one night after touring the north coast shower blocks were nice and clean and the gardens were perfect ! wardens were really friendly we will be back to explore the local area thanks
- Towing: Easy
- Location: Country,Coastal,Secluded
- Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break
we only planned a short 2 night visit and despite awful weather settled in comfortably. Local facilities are simple but adequate, Inverewe Gardens only 300 yds away. Unluckily our van developed a problem when switching gas cylinders the staff especially Steve were REALLY good at helping and tried to find a suitable part amid their own kit, sadly to no avail as we were due home the next day we departed a day early but I can recommend this site and the team there unreservedly.
- Location: Coastal
- Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Peaceful break,Younger couples
Nearest bus stop: 500m from Site entrance
Nearest train station: Achnasheen – 36 miles