Campervan pitch with optional electric hookup

UK Scotland South Scotland Dumfries And Galloway North Rhinns Camping

  • Sleeps 4 (max 3 adults, 2 children)
  • Electricity
Hardstanding for campervan under 6m long (VW, Bongo, Transit, Ducato etc) long with grass space for side awning or small tent less than 3m wide. Extra charge for awning. Optional electric hook-up available. No campfire on this pitch. This pitch is the most sheltered from wind in poor weather.

The Owner Says

Hardstanding installed suitable for parking campervans less than 6 metres long (e.g. VW, Bongo, Transit, Ducato) with grass area beside for awning or pup tent less than 3m wide.  (Extra charge for awning)

Shared picnic table provided for camper's use. No campfire hearth at this pitch. Off ground BBQ only. If no tent pitches are available this pitch can be used by camper with small tent.

Please state the make and size of your campervan/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 campervan/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.

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About North Rhinns Camping

Suitable For

People with Tents,  single campers, couples, families and groups maximum 10 (same-sex groups and couples welcome too)

3 small campervans – yes. Caravans and large motorhomes – NO.

Well behaved children and dogs welcome too!


There is a well-stocked and licensed village shop 2 miles in Leswalt that gives cashback.
The local sea fishing is fantastic – visit The Sports Shop, tel 01776 702705 (  we have some local information here too.
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 5 miles away and particulaly 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 Gallowaywith 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, 9 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.
A large selection of takeaways are in Stranraer.
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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North Rhinns Camping is located at Glengyre Cottage near 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 1 mile further on, first cottage on left. There are Tourist signs for North Rhinns camping 2 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.