Frequently Asked Questions
- How far away is Inverness?
Approx 10 Miles (16km)
By road it is quickest to get to Inverness via the A9 over the Kessock bridge.
There is a regualy bus service (No28) that will stop at the park entrance on request.
- Can we walk to Beauly?
Yes, it takes around 25 minutes and there is a path along the main road
- Where is the nearest public transport?
There are regular buses (No28) that will stop at the park entrance if requested.
The Beauly train station is about 1 mile from the park.
- Do you have hard standing pitches?
Yes, around half of our touring pitches are hard standing.
All our touring pitches have electric and many of which have water.
We also have hard standing pitches with grey water drainage.
- Do I need to book?
Due to COVID, at this time we are requesting that all bookings are made on line and in advance. This is so we can have a contactless check in process.
- How do I reserve a pitch?
Click here for our on line booking page.
We only take advance bookings online. We do not take bookings over the phone.
- How do I pay?
We take a £10 non-refundable deposit for all on line bookings.
The remaining balance is due the day before arrival. We will e-mail you a payment link.
All payments must be made by card, we no longer accept cash.
- Can I change my dates after booking?
Yes, as long as we have availability. There is a £3 admin charge for all date changes.
- Can I book over the phone?
No, we only take bookings on line (with the exception of very large groups by tour operaters)
- We are coming 2 tents / campervans, can we book them together?
Yes, below the optional extras there is a button to add a 2nd booking. You can also book different dates if you are leaving and coming back at a later date.
- Can we put 2 tents on 1 pitch?
No, due to seperation requirements in the Scottish Fire Service regulations, only 1 tent is permitted per pitch.
- Can we put a tent up beside our campervan / caravan?
Due to Scottish Fires service regulations we can only permit 1 unit (tent, campervan, caravan) per pitch.
The tent area is seperate to the touring pitches, however, if you book a grass touring pitch then you can book a 2nd grass touring pitch to put a tent on.
At busy times it may be difficult for us to allocate pitches directly beside each other.
- Are kids tents allowed on touring pitches?
Due to Scottish Fire Service regulations, we have to adhere to strict seperation distances between units that people are sleeping in.
Unfortunately this means all units (tents, campervans, motorhomes or caravans) need to be on their own dedicated pitch.
- What time can I arrive?
Normal check in is from 13:30 to 19:00. Check ins after 19:00 incur late arrival fees. Please note the security barrier is locked between 23:00 and 07:30 (21:00 and 08:30 during winter months)
- What facilities are there on the park?
At this time we cannot provide toilets or showers. There are several fresh water points, chemical toilet and grey water disposal.
The new toilet / shower block will be opening in April 2021
- Are pets allowed?
Yes, well controlled pets are welcome. At the bottom of the park we have a 6 acre nature reserve with paths to walk dogs.
Click here for our dog walking page.
- What time does the bar open?
During summer months only the bar is open from at weekends 19:30 to 23:00 (subject to demand)
- Is there a play are for children?
Yes, we have a fenced in play area with natural balance obsticles.
- Can we buy gas?
Yes, we are a Calor gas agent and have a wide range of cylinder sizes in stock at all times
- Is there WiFi?
Yes, the park has reasonably good coverage in most areas. There is a charge of £2.75 per day.
- Can I empty my chemical waste?
Yes, we have disposal facilities for grey and black water waste. Please use green septic tank safe chemicals
- Is there a Laundry?
No, the laundry is currently closed while we are going through refurbishment work.
There will be laundry facilities in the new toilet block once completed.
- Can I get TV reception?
There are a lot of tall trees in the park which interferes with TV reception. Some of the grass pitches and hard standing with drainage pitches have better satalite reception.
- Where is the nearest grocery store?
There is a Co-op in Beauly.
- Are there any restaurants / take aways locally?
Beauly is just over 1 mile from the park.
Some of the resterauants / take aways there are:
Shimla (Indian) Click here
Lovat Arms (good Scottish cuisine) Click here
Friary (fish and chips) Click here
- Are fires allowed?
We have a fire pit for small fires.
Fires are not permitted by any pitches.
- Are there dog walks nearby?
Yes, there are quite literally hundreds of miles of dog walking locally.
Click here for our dog walking page.
- Is sleeping in awnings permitted?
No, Scottish fire service regulations prohibit using awnings as sleeping accomadation.
- Are there midges?
We are incredibly fortuanate that we rarely have midges, unless the air is very still.
Some summers we dont have any at all.
- Are BBQ's allowed?
Yes, so long as they dont damage the grass. There is also a central area for BBQ's with benches.
BBQ's must be attended at all times and must be a reasonable distance from any caravan, motorhome or tent.
- Can I store my touring caravan or motorhome at the park?
Yes, we offer winter storage at £1.60 per day. Much of the park is covered by CCTV and we have several staff living on site, however storage is at your own risk.
- Are commercial vehicles permitted?
No, we do not permit commercial vehicles, click here for more details
- Is the park open all year round?
Yes, 365 days a year.
During the winter months we only offer basic services.
There is always a staff member on site.
- Can I put my own static caravan on the park?
No, the park is currently in the transition to becoming a purely touring park, and therefore we are no longer accepting static caravans.
- Can we fish on the river?
Yes, however this is fly fishing only and strictly by permit. We can issue a license for river trout for £10 per stay on a catch and release basis. For salmon or sea trout a permit can be obtained from Beauly angling club. Please ask at reception before fishing.