Brighouse Bay Holiday Park

SW Scotland

 

Spacious with a country park feel

Brighouse Bay Holiday Park

South West of Scotland

 

Spacious with a country park feel

01557 870 267 

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Brighouse Bay Holiday Park

General FAQ’s

Where are you?
Click here to view our location.

Can I book online?
Yes. click the Book Now button at the top of the page.

Do you have WiFi?
Yes. It’s free of charge at the Leisure Club; otherwise on the rest of the park, register and create an account on your device, get the first hour free and pay thereafter. Need help? Check with reception.

What times are the shop and office open?
Summer hours: it varies; winter hours: 9am to 5pm. Please check our Facebook page or ring 01557 870267 for clarification.

What are the pitches like?
Most pitches are a mix of grass and hard stand, with electric or electric and TV hook up. Freeview channels are available. We have fully service pitches (grass/hardcore pitch with electric and TV hook-up, tap and drain). We also have grass pitches, and the tent area has some picnic benches to share.

I’ve hired holiday accommodation, what do I need to bring?
Bring towels and tea towels, new holiday wardrobe and best holiday joie de vivre. We provide the bed linen. You can hire travel cots and high chairs for a charge but please let us know when you are placing your booking. (See Self Catering accommodation FAQs)

Are there irons and ironing boards in the holiday homes?
No, however irons and ironing boards can be found in the laundrettes.

Do I have to book for a week or can I come for a mini break?
Both are great with us. Weekly lets are Saturday to Saturday. Mini breaks are Friday to Monday, Monday to Friday. Low season breaks have to be two nights at least.

What happens if I’m going to be late?
Please contact us to let us know. If you’ve hired accommodation, we will leave instructions at reception on how to pick up your key. Tourers and tents will find a map at reception door directing you to your pitch. If you’re arriving on spec after hours, there’s an electric hook-up in the car park and if you’re camping, please follow directions (on reception door) to the camping field and we’ll catch up with you in the morning. Or ring us at reception during office hours on 01557 870267

Can I bring my pet?
Yes, do. There are great walks, including of course, the beach, but please keep Fido on a lead in the park and remember to always keep a poo bag handy!

Is there mobile reception?
Not really, you’re off the beaten track but there are patches in higher areas where O2/Tesco are best.

What is there for the kids to do?
We have our own sandy beach, heated indoor swimming pool and toddlers pool, pony trekking (seasonal), pump track and bike trail. Why not try our pitch and putt for all the family, outdoor children’s play areas, amusement room, mini 10-pin bowling or outdoor bowling green.  For a relaxing time learn about nature on our self-guided walks or enjoy a glass of juice and a cake in the Leisure Club.

There are golf lessons, mini 10-pin bowling, fitness room, outdoor bowling green, mountain bike trails and a café at the Leisure Club. And we have an all-tide slipway for launching boats and canoes.

The popular Cream o’ Galloway about eight miles away has the killer combination of a childrens’ adventure playground and award-winning ice cream. The Cocoabean Company’s Chocolate Factory, is about eight miles away at Twynholm where kids make and decorate chocolate slabs, marshmallow treats and shaky shape animals to take home. Here also are indoor and outdoor play areas, activities, cafe and shop.

What time can I check-in?
Tourers and campers are welcome anytime after 1.30pm; holiday homes and lodges check-in is from 4pm

Where is the nearest bank?
Kirkcudbright (six miles)

Is there public transport available from the park?
There is a bus service which is based around the school start and finish time. Therefore, weekdays has a bus in the morning and one in the afternoon. Check http://carlberry.co.uk/rfnlistr.asp?L1=KIR0480&L2=BRI1740&OP=B

What are your showers like?
In a word, great. Hot and powerful. Some are ensuite unisex and they’re all free

Can we have a barbecue?
Yes but please not directly on the grass, decking or picnic benches and please barbecue with consideration for your holidaying neighbours

Is the site accessible for all?
Some of our lodges and holiday homes are wheelchair accessible and we have a holiday home especially designed for wheelchair users with its own ramp; The Leisure Club (but not the pool) is accessible as is the shop and we have wheelchair accessible en-suite shower rooms (please bring your radar key for access).

Unhappy with your pitch?
Come to reception and we’ll do our best to find you another you love

Can’t work the boiler? Don’t know how the telly works? Power’s gone off? Any other problem?
Please come in and tell us asap and we’ll sort it as soon as we can. (Please remember too you’re holidaying off the beaten track in rural Scotland and sometimes our suppliers can’t get things on a Sunday)

Where do I book activities?
Reception or Leisure Club, depending on what you want to do

Are the facilities and activities available all year round?
Swimming, golf, mini ten pin bowling, café, lounge bar, steam room, Jacuzzi, fitness room opening is restricted in winter. Licenced shop, pitch and putt, coarse fishing are good all year round.  Ring us to check Leisure Club winter opening times on 01557 870 267.

When is the leisure club open?
Summer times are 9am till 11pm, winter times vary and we close the Club for maintenance for the month of January. Check with us on 01557 870409 or 01557 870267

Where is a good place to walk my dog?
Any of our signposted walks: the wood alongside the sea, the coastal path or the longer fenced rural walks

Can I take my dog to the Leisure Club?
We love dogs and welcome them outside on our picnic tables but we regret we don’t allow them inside.

Can I have my birthday party at the Leisure Club?
Yes, but not during the really busy holiday times. We love parties. Ask us on 01557 870409

Mad keen golfer?
We have ‘golf days’ for visiting clubs or groups which includes coffee when you arrive, lunch and a morning and afternoon’s golfing. We also do multi-day golf breaks with accommodation and meals included. And we arrange golf tours to other nearby courses. Please see *golf website* or ring the Leisure Club on 01557 870409.

Love fishing?
We have three coarse fishing ponds. Our customers are welcome to fish for free during their stay. They are stocked with carp, rudd, roach and perch.  And there’s always angling from the beautiful coastline.

Love wildlife?
We have five signposted nature walks with interpretation boards. Ask Reception for a copy of the map.

 

For all enquiries, please contact us