Red Squirrel Campsite
Units Accepted On The Site
About The Site
You are assured of a warm welcome from the owners Hamish and Margaret when you next visit Red Squirrel Campsite Glenmidge. The site is sheltered and level being located in a small hamlet in the Nith Valley approximately 8 miles from Dumfries. A small quiet and secluded site situated in stunning countryside surrounded by woodlands and hills. The site accommodates tents caravans and motorhomes and has all the basic facilities you will need for your stay . There is an abundance of wildlife in the area including Red Squirrels, Owls, Buzzards and much more to appeal to the nature lovers. Cycle riding and walking are activities often undertaken by people staying at the site. There are some very pleasant walks from the site (maps available from the site) and plenty to see and do in the area. Glen Midge is an Adults Only Campsite
Facilities On Site
Red Squirrel Campsite Glenmidge has the benefit of all the usual facilities including toilet, shower chemical waste disposal point, electric hook-ups and pot washing facilities and a few more that campers will be appreciative of such as use of a microwave and a covered area where campers can use to eat there meals . Dogs are welcome on this site providing they are supervised and owner clean up after them. There is also a track into the woods that makes a good dog walk from the site.
Pitches are unmarked level and on grass accommodating all types of touring unit. The ground is hard so bring some good pegs for your awning or tent. There are no Static Caravans on this site but there are Self catering cottages available, contact the site for more details
Facilities Nearby And Places Of Interest
The area offers some great sightseeing and places of interest along with good walks and cycling opportunities. Red Squirrel Campsite Glenmidge is a great location from which to explore this south west corner of Scotland with its many historic and cultural attractions not to mention the many activity based opportunities available. Walking, cycling and fishing are also very popular in the surrounding area. Its no wonder that cycling is popular as just 4 miles away at Keir Mill you will find the birthplace of Kirkpatrick Macmillan, who created the first bicycle with pedals in 1839. Other places of interest in the area include Drumlanrig Castle just one of the many historic buildings in the area.
For those looking for a local Inn, approximately 2 miles away you will find The Auldgirth Inn which provides for a pleasant evening out and serves good food and drink with friendly service. A well stocked local shop is just a short drive away. For the major shopping Dumfries around 8 miles away can provide for most needs with plenty of shops and a major supermarket.
Pitch £- contact site
Contact the site for more details, to check pitch availability or to make a booking.
Directions To Site
Situated approximately two miles off the A76. From the South leave the M6 at junction 22, then merge onto the A75. Stay on A75 for approximately 26 miles, at Lochside Road Roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A76 after approximately 7 miles turn left, site is about 2 miles from this turn off