Site Info

Reception Services

 

Address

Staffin

Isle of Skye

IV51 9JX

 

Telephone

01470 562213

 

Information Room

Open at all times located within the Campers Shelter Building. Leaflets and chart information is available about the many attractions and places of interest on the island. There are also extensive charts and maps.

 

Mobile & Public Telephones

Vodafone and Orange networks work best on the site. There is a public telephone box located in the centre of Staffin village. Columba 1400 also boasts an internet café.

 

TV Reception

There is generally good television reception on the site, with a freeview signal also available from the Stornoway transmitter.

 

Local Radio

Tune into local information courtesy of Cuillin FM 102.7 MHZ. Local coverage from 7.30am daily.

 

Internet & wi-fi available

The site has wi-fi facilities throughout

There is an internet café based in Staffin village at Columba 1400 centre.

 

If you need to make or receive a telephone call in an emergency then please ask reception or the warden.

 

 

Pitches

 

 

ALWAYS PARK PARALLEL TO YOUR STANCE

 

Motor Homes

If your pitch is left unattended then please leave your motor home sign on display. Guests are free to request the retention of a pitch.

 

Vacating your pitch

If you wish to stay after 12 noon on your day of departure, it is normally not a problem unless the site is fully booked.

However please ask the warden first during busy months.

 

Barbecues

These are not allowed on the site apart from gas barbecues. Please ensure that portable barbecues are not lit on grass or lit at the area provided near the camping/tent shelter area. Barbeques can be hired on the site.

No campfires.

 

Tents

When conditions are damp it is best for car owners to park with the natural slope adjacent with the road to avoid driving off against the gradient.

 

Drinking Water

All water on the site is drinking water. Fill points are indicated on the site map.

 

 

THE CAMPING BOTHY IS FREE TO ALL CAMPERS PLEASE FEEL FREE TO USE IT

ADAPTERS ARE AVAILABLE FOR ELECTRIC HOOK UP POINTS £1.50 pn

 

Site Facilities

 

Please see the site map for locations of amenities.

 

Toilets and Showers

Please note that the toilet block, will at times, be closed to access to allow for cleaning. Please allow the cleaner priority to facilitate this. Showers are not metered but please respect other guests who may be waiting.

 

Please refrain from charging mobile phones from shaver points. There are free power points available on request.

 

Please refrain from drying wet clothes in the toilet block, there is a laundry facility provided.

 

Do not clean dishes or pots in the toilet block, there are sinks provided.

 

Chemical Toilet

The chemical toilet disposal is for the sole purpose of disposal of chemical waste. Please do not use the facility for other waste such as nappies.

 

Laundry

Ask at reception or the warden about laundry facilities

 

Campers Bothy Room

The facility is intended as a shelter for camping guests only. Please keep it clean and respect other campers who may be waiting to use it. The facility closes at 10pm.

Out and About

 

General Stores

Staffin Stores and MacKenzie Stores are both located in Staffin 1 mile from the campsite. Both are well equipped, licensed stores selling milk, fresh bread and daily newspapers. MacKenzie Stores sell diesel and petrol. Mon- Sat

Camping & Calor Gas is available in Portree (Mon – Sat) Tel 01478 612087

 

Public Transport

There is a regular bus service Mon – Sat from and to Portree. The bus will stop at the end of the campsite access road junction. Ask for bus times or see info.

 

Places of Worship

Church of Scotland Staffin

Free Presbyterian Church Staffin

Free Church Staffin

 

Tourist Information

Tel Portree 01478 612137

 

Walking

There is a footpath from the campsite to Staffin Bay, please follow the path carefully. For experienced mountain walkers, the Quirang and The Storr are nearby.

 

Ferry

Uig is situated 20 minutes from the campsite. Ask for details of leaving caravans whilst exploring the Western Isles.

 

Taxi

If you require a Taxi call

Portree 01478 612323 and mention Staffin Campsite

Local Directory

 

Eating Out

Glenview Hotel

Licensed restaurant traditional food

Tel: 01470 562248

 

Columba 1400 internet café/restaurant

Licensed restaurant open 9am – 8pm

Tel: 01478 611400

 

Cycle Hire

available on site

 

 

Medical

Doctor Tel: Portree 01478 612013

 

Warden out of hours

Emergency

Tel 01470 562213/393

Mob 07779212014

 

 

 

 

We do not lock the campsite gates but if you arrive late then please drive carefully.

For the pleasure of other guests please refrain from  any noise after 10:30pm

 

 

 

 

We hope you enjoy your stay, please ask if you have any other specific requests or requirements.

 

 

Please respect the decisions of our wardens with respect to management of the site