West-facing small - 4m x 3m pitch (no EHU)

UK Scotland South Scotland Dumfries And Galloway North Rhinns Camping

  • Sleeps 4 (max 3 adults, 2 children)
  • Barbecue
  • Dogs Allowed
Suitable for small/medium tents (max 4m x 3m) for 2–4 campers. Campfire hearth included. No electricity. West-facing with expansive views over the surrounding fields.

The Owner Says

Suits individuals, couples, or small family. Maximum footprint 4m x 3m tent gives safety margin for campfire.

This pitch faces west, onto the fields and is a short level walk from the parking area, past the camping pod. There is a campers shelter for cooking, sheltering from rain, mending bikes, etc near this pitch. In wild weather you can pitch your tent just inside the shelter belt nearby. Fixed bench seat and picnic tables are provided for campers' use.

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

Suitable For

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.

Nearby

There 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 & Drink

The 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

We loved this small, quiet campsite. Clean facilities, good recycling (no rubbish piling up anywhere) and friendly unobtrusive owners. Each pitch was lovely and far away from each other for privacy. The local store in Leswalt is well stocked for supplies. We would come again.
★★★★★

A gem of a campsite 🏕

A gem of a campsite in a beautiful getaway from it all setting with easy road access.We were in a camper van and found the facilities more than met our needs. Some of the pitches for tents were particularly stunning with slightly elevated uninterrupted views of countryside. A small and personal set up , the owners Ray and Jane deserve particular mention for their friendly and helpful approach and for maintaining such a lovely non commercialised site that offers the perfect antidote to the hectic pace of normal life. We look forward to a return visit!
Sep 14, 2021 by MARK MORAN Verified Review
★★★★★

Private pitches, roaring fire, Great facilities.

A cosy wee campsite run by Ray and Jane who make you feel very welcome. Pitches are secluded and spacious with well kept facilities which are clean and well aired. The Rhinns of Galloway is one of Scotland less well known gems and no better place to camp than here.
Sep 13, 2021 by Kenny Aitken Verified Review
★★★★★

So good!

Ray and Jane are lovely people, and very welcoming. The site is charming and quaint, but in a really good way. So lovely and quiet. Great area too. We will be back! Mary and Lizzie
Sep 10, 2021 by Mary Panton Verified Review
★★★★★

Beautifully isolated and quiet

We stayed in the camping pod for a long weekend and had the nicest stay. The owners are lovely, friendly people and the site is lovely and quiet and very relaxing. The kitchen and loo facilities are spotlessly clean and everything is has been well thought through. There are folders in the kitchen area with recommendations for places to visit. If you get chance to walk to Portobello beach it is just magical. We spent a very pleasant sunny morning there, completely alone, having a dip in the sea. Cannot wait to visit again!!
Aug 24, 2021 by Tammy Verified Review
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Location

North Rhinns Camping is located at Glengyre Cottage, Leswalt, Stranraer, Wigtownshire, Dumfries and Galloway DG9 0RG

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Getting There

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.