Caravans are situated in the West Highlands of Scotland, set amidst spectacular scenery in a quiet and idyllic rural location. They are set in approximately 2.5 acres of natural oak woodland combined with landscaped gardens, bounded by a 6ft high deer fence. From an elevated position, beautiful views are enjoyed to Ben Resipole and Loch Shiel. We have a resident Pine Marten family in the garden, with regular sitings of native wild cats and eagles. The Caravans are very well equiped. Accommodation includes: Lounge/diner with fully fitted kitchen. The bedrooms include 1 double and 1 twin bedded room.The caravan sleeps 4 -6 people. The facilities include: Ample Parking. Freeview TV + DVD, Full size Gas Hob and Oven, Microwave, Fridge and small freezer compartment, Gas fire in lounge, All electric included in price, and free Wifi. Lettings are available all year round weather permitting. Normally Saturday (4.00pm) to Saturday (10.30am). Short breaks are also available.
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Dalilea Caravans SC2003
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- Jun 15, 2018
About Christine Gregson
Hi! I am Christine Gregson and together with my husband, George, we own and run two self-catering cottages and two static caravans. In 1990 we purchased Seagull Cottage in Seahouses, a converted fisherman's cottage just a stone's throw from the harbour where one can obtain one of the most iconic views in Northumberland - Bamburgh Castle. There are miles of beautiful sandy beaches nearby but we are well located for shops, restaurants etc. Nine years ago we also purchased Dalilea Bungalow, Acharacle, Argyll in Ardnamurchan, after falling in love with the area and its breathtaking scenery. We own 2.5 acres and have installed 2x 30ft. caravans for our guests, many of whom are repeat bookers. Indeed, our own children and their families love the area where they delight in many outdoor sports.
Christine Gregson purchased this Caravan in 2005
Why Christine Gregson chose Acharacle
The area is renowned for its unique splendour and is one of the most unspoilt regions in the Highlands, from the rugged mountains to one of the many beautiful beaches and coves abundant in the area. Because of this and its remoteness we were instantly attracted to the area. It is however within a reasonable commute of Fort William and Mallaig where one can take the Ferry to The Isle of Skye. During the season the well-known Harry Potter "Hogwart's Express" runs from Fort William to Mallaig.
What makes this Caravan unique
There is an abundance of wildlife in the area, namely red deer, eagles, seals, otters, indeed, there is a resident pine marten in the garden shed. Fishing is also very popular with the jetty at Loch Shiel only a mile away where canoes and kayaks can be launched. Although Dalilea is private, it is a short distance (4 miles) from the village of Acharacle where there is a shop, bakehouse, Post Office/Cafe and two restaurant/hotels serving delicious home-cooked food. Dalilea has three units - one bungalow and two 30 ft. caravans which are fully equipped and have their own privacy. It also has the potential to cater for up to 18 people if taken as a whole for groups of family or friends. The grounds amount to 2.5 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and sunart oak woodlands.
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Have just returned from a week stay and I can highly recommend staying here very quiet and peaceful great base for walking sailing and fishing and made most welcome Thank You Billy Cameron
Many thanks for your kind comments. It was most interesting to see the wild cat in our garden on your night time camera. No doubt if you`d stayed longer you would have perhaps have seen our Pine Marten. Sorry for the delay in response but have only just had broad band installed since our move up here.
Looking forward to perhaps seeing you again next year.
George and Christine
A functional and well located base
An extremely functional and well located base for exploring this part of Scotland. We have stayed at this location twice and would recommend it to anyone wanting to visit the area.
The tearoom by the Post Office in Acharacle is very friendly and helpful, with excellent cakes, and has wifi.
Many thanks for your kind review. Looking forward to you coming again.
George and Christine Gregson
Special interest holidays:
Ardnamurchan is well known for it's unique splendour and is one of the most unspoilt regions in the Highlands. One can visit at any time of year and be enthralled by the natural beauty of the area. There is also an abundance of wildlife - otters, golden eagles, seals, porpoises, pine martens and red deer (which can be spotted a short walk up the hill to the back of the site).
Nearby are some wonderful beaches for which the West Coast is renowned, fed by the balmy Atlantic Gulf Stream, namely Dorlin, Ardtoe and Glenuig bay.
Follow the A82 northeastwards from Fort WIlliam and after 2 miles turn left on to the Mallaig (A830) at The Road to the Isles BP Filling Station. At Lochaillort (27 miles) turn left on to the A861. Travel for 15 miles to the "Dalilea" sign. Continue on the main road for a further 100 yards until you come to a gate with "The Old Poor House" on - this is where we are. Once through the gate, bear left, we are at the end of the drive.
From the adjacent hills of Moidart can be seen the Hebridean Isles of Rhum, Eigg & Muck. The nearest village, Acharacle, is 4 miles away where there is a mini-supermarket, post-office w/ the Blue Parrot café attached, a bakery, fish & chip shop, 2 hotels/restaurants serving delicious home-cooked food, outdoor shop & garage suitable for repair work (fuel can be obtained from Strontian, Mallaig & Fort William). Doctors & dentist nearby. The bungalow & caravans are 35 miles west of Fort William.
Local Places Of Interest.
Sandy Atlantic Beaches at Ardtoe
Ardnamurchan Lighthouse Exhibition
Ardnamurchan Natural History Cantre
Castle Tioram at Dorlin
Beaches at Sanna
Visit Tobermory, Isle of Mull via Ferry at Kilchoan (approx. 25 miles) - Base for ,
the popular "Balamory" children's programme
The Silver Walk at Dorlin
The Singing Sands of Gorten
The Nevis Range Ski Lift at Fort William
Mallaig Fishing Port and Exhibition
Silver Sands of Morar
Salmon Leaping on the River Shiel
Sea Fishing (Atlantic and Loch Sunart)
Fresh Water Fishing (Loch Shiel and Hill Lochs etc.)
Glenuig and Smirisay
Polloch and Loch Doilet
Climbing, Ben Resipole, Ben Hiant etc.
Additional information about rental rates
Booking Notes: £100 deposit will be required upon booking and the balance payable six weeks prior to arrival. Please note short breaks are available out of season. Phone Mrs. Gregson for further details. Changeover Day: Lettings Saturday 4.00pm - Saturday 10.30am Notes on prices: Bungalow: Caravans: £235 - £295 per week All Inclusive plus £15 p.w. for gas and £10 p.w. for each dog.