Isle of Skye
Located within the Campers' Bothy. 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 EE 3G networks work best on the site. The Columba 1400 Visitors' Centre has an internet cafe.
There is good television reception on the site, with a freeview signal.
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.
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 please ask at reception or ask the warden.
ALWAYS PARK PARALLEL TO YOUR STANCE
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 which are raised off the ground on a stand are permitted. 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.
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
Please see the map on-site 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.
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.
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
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
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
Tel Portree 01478 612137
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.
Uig is situated 20 minutes from the campsite. Ask for details of leaving caravans whilst exploring the Western Isles.
Local Taxis & Tours
Licensed restaurant traditional food
Tel: 01470 562322
Columba 1400 internet café/restaurant
Licensed restaurant open 9am – 8pm
Tel: 01478 611400
Available on site.
Doctor Tel: Portree 01478 612013
Warden out of hours
Tel 01470 562213/393
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.