Campervan pitch (optional EHU)

UK Scotland South Scotland Dumfries And Galloway North Rhinns Camping

  • Sleeps 5 (max 4 adults, 4 children)
  • Electricity
  • Pet Friendly
This pitch is suitable for a campervan with rear awning and/or extra small tent OR a car with small tent. Optional electric hook-up available. Enjoy open views and nearby facilities close to the campsite entrance.

The Owner Says

Suits 2 families or groups wanting to be camping beside each other by booking the large pitch beside it.

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 with 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, well-behaved dogs, groups of up to 14 (same-sex groups and couples welcome too) and a few small campervans – yes. Caravans and large motorhomes – no.


There is a well-stocked and licensed community shop 2 miles in Leswalt that gives cashback. The local sea fishing is fantastic – Rob will point you towards the best spots. There is a sandy beach 2 miles away 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 particulalry good walks can be found at the RSPB reserve at Mull of Galloway along with a Lighthouse there. 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. If you're looking for something a little more on the hoof then try the fish and chip van in Portpatrick harbour (Wednesday – Sunday in high season). Kirkcolm 9 miles away has the Blue Peter hotel (01776 853221), a superb real ale pub that serves food friday-sundays.
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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.