Inverewe Gardens Poolewe

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £6.30 to £10.65 Per person/night
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Overview

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.

Worth Noting

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

Eat Local

A market with fresh produce takes place at the village hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Facilities

Inverewe Gardens Poolewe 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

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Backpacker facilities

  • Drinking water taps

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • 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

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Payphone

  • Coastal

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

Reviews

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5

I can honestly say we haven't been to a site that is any better than Poolewe.

This review is for Inverewe Gardens Poolewe

I can honestly say we haven't been to a site that is any better than Poolewe. The Wardens are so friendly, they never stopped working. It was either cleaning, painting or gardening. When we arrived on site both my husband and I commented on the appearance of the site. The Flowers and Grass were pristine. We actually left a card when we left as it was such a pleasure spending time there and we appreciated all their hard work. It will certainly be on our list for a longer return visit. Thanks again to the Wardens, we appreciated your hard work.

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

Really helpful staff on our arrival. Was shown a couple of pitches, both really good.

This review is for Inverewe Gardens Poolewe

Really helpful staff on our arrival. Was shown a couple of pitches, both really good. Site facilities spotless. Site is more a garden with beautiful spots to stay, not the usual field like arrangement. This makes it unique. Great place for walking and a short drive to surrounding villages. Go and visit!!

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

With views over Loch Ewe, beautifully kept grounds full of flowers and trees, spotlessly clean...

This review is for Inverewe Gardens Poolewe

With views over Loch Ewe, beautifully kept grounds full of flowers and trees, spotlessly clean facilities, this is a real gem of a site. Probably the best site we have stayed in, in our five years of motorhoming. It's also a few minutes walk to a village shop and a pub which serves good food, and best of all Inverewe Gardens on your doorstep. I defy anyone to come here and not be extremely happy to be here.

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

Lovely location for the real get away with not even a shop in Poolewe.

This review is for Inverewe Gardens Poolewe

Lovely location for the real get away with not even a shop in Poolewe. Gairloch not too far away which does have shops. It is very close to the main north west coast road and was noisy even late at night. Not good for dogs either because there is not even a small dog walk on site and the only place to take the dogs is about a 5 minute walk away (which is lovely once there). This is not good at 6.00 am in the morning or 10.00 pm at night. A good site for adults though and good for a night stop over on the north west coast.

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

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 500m from Site entrance

Nearest train station: Achnasheen – 36 miles

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