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  1. san846

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    Hi, we're new to motorhoming and are going to Scotland soon for our first week away, we would really appreciate any advice on where to stay, we have two girls 17 and 12, quite fancy some wild camping but would that be suitable for us? Thanks Sandra
     
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    Here are a couple of good spots on common land which allow camping.Just north of Inverasdale on the west shore of Loch Ewe- nice beach and great view across the loch but quite remote. Sheidaig - just above village on common grazing- great spot for sunsets.I would be happy with these as a couple but you may need to keep your teenagers 'entertained!" Enjoy your hol.:thumb:
     
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    I'd say your number one problem would be poo.

    Do you carry a shovel ?
     
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    Johnstey was there a link in there? Be interested in these my self :Smile:
     
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    Thanks for sorting the links Philip.The Loch Ewe one as I remember has an honesty box where £2 is suggested towards the village hall funds! Fantastic place just to sit and watch the rollers coming from the Atlantic.:thumb:
     
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    Hi Sandra

    Scotland is a big place so might help if you where to let us know how long you have and what you would like to see. I personally would recomend Dumfries and Galloway may because i stay here:Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Loads of stuff to see and do and loads of wildcamping plus the bonus being its a lot quieter than most of Scotland.

    If you would like any more info please just as as i have a 15 year old daughter also so know how fussy they can be :Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Hi there! If you do visit Dumfries and Galloway, as Gerry has suggested, I would suggest coming over towards Kirkcudbright and Gatehouse of Fleet.

    If you're starting off at the M74 end of the A75, the Gretna Gateway Centre is great for shops, it's a retail outlet, loads of shops for all family members, great prices as well. Well worth a visit before you head west on the A75:thumb:

    There is a lovely beach at Mossyard, (5 minutes away from us) and then there is the Laggan Outdoor Centre closeby, which has just opened a "zip wire", the only one in Scotland :Eek!: That might keep the girls (and yourselves) occupied for a while. There are some nice little shops in Kirkcudbright, plus a couple of nice tea rooms/small restaurants, nice harbour as well.

    Castle Douglas has more shops and plenty coffee shops, if you're near to there. Good luck!:thumb:
    http://www.lagganoutdoor.co.uk/index.htm
    Margaret & Bill

    p.s. Weather is nice here today!
     
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    Depends how far up you want to go, theres loads of nice little spots in the highlands if you dont want to go that far no point me listing them but would if you are Gray. :thumb:
     
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    Thanks for all the replies, liking the sound of Dumfries, got to keep the girls amused! We're going to plan a route roughly but we dont want to be too organised,maybe I'll regret that decision!lol
    Sandra
     
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