Medium tent pitch (no EHU) (12 at North Rhinns Camping)
The Owner Says
This pitch has open views to the west. Campfires available up the short steep bank.
A wheelbarrow is available to carry your gear. NOT suitable for large heavy tents , people with mobility difficulties or families with very young children.
Please state the make and size of your tent in the notes section of the booking form so that we can be sure you have booked the most suitable pitch.
If you wish to bring an awning please select the awning option from the extras menu. Campers who have a tent which includes an awning in excess of the size specified on this pitch will be moved to another pitch.
Please also let us know if you are would like to be pitched beside another party.
About North Rhinns Camping
Tents, small campervans (maximum of three on the site), couples, families, friends, groups of up to 10 people and dogs – yes. Caravans and large motorhomes – no.
NearbyThere is a well-stocked and licensed village shop two miles in Leswalt that gives cashback. The local sea fishing is fantastic – visit The Sports Shop (01776 702705). There is a sandy beach 2 miles away (walk there) and other secluded beaches can be reached by car, as well as some on foot. The holiday town of Portpatrick is 10 miles away. The Southern Upland Way (01835 824000) is five miles away and particularly good walks can be found at the RSPB reserve at Mull of Galloway along with a Lighthouse there. The North Rhinns Coast path is now agreed and parts are under construction and accessible. A favourite section is between Killingtrangin lighthouse and Portpatrick. There is also an interesting route to take in to discover all the gardens of Galloway with a nearby favourite being the grounds of Castle Kennedy, well worth a visit.
Food & DrinkThe hotel in the lighthouse (01776 853220) at Corsewell Point, nine miles from the site, does fine food and does yummy tea and scones, too. The Crown (01776 810261), The Harbour House (01776 810456), Mount Stewart Hotel (01776 810291) and Campbell's resturant (01776 810314) are amongst others at Portpatrick, with live music at The Crown on Fridays and Saturday nights. If you're looking for something a little more on the hoof then try the fish and chip van in Portpatrick harbour (high season only).
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Rated ★★★★★ over 69 reviews
Ideal for a quiet getaway
A gem of a campsite 🏕
Private pitches, roaring fire, Great facilities.
Beautifully isolated and quiet
North Rhinns Camping is located at Glengyre Cottage, Leswalt, Stranraer, Wigtownshire, Dumfries and Galloway DG9 0RG
From Stranraer head west following signs for Leswalt, Kirkcolm. After golf course on right go straight on at roundabout into Leswalt. Pass shop on left and continue straight up steep hill, after which site is one mile further on, first cottage on left. There are Tourist signs for North Rhinns camping two miles away at Leswalt Kirk crossroads in the village.
Long Distance buses and coaches direct to Stranraer from Carlisle, Dumfries, Glasgow and Ayr. Bus 408 runs from Stranraer to Leswalt, 2 miles walk from site. There is also a railway station at Stranraer (6 miles) that has direct trains from Glasgow and Kilmarnock.