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September 2018 : Tent
Another fantastic stay at Garlieston Lodge, the tenth stay this year! This camp-site is a peaceful and relaxing place, the grounds are immaculate, and the on-site lake is stocked with large trout.
The stream running through the site has a resident kingfisher, which I saw several times, along with a cuckoo in the mature trees (first time I've seen one).
Along with other local produce, there is a wide range of delicious home-grown pork and other meats to buy on-site, perfect for a BBQ! We will be returning in two weeks time, this site is one of the best kept secrets in the south west of Scotland.
Thanks to Christine, Rusty and Darren for making our stay so wonderful.

Ingrid and Steve - ( Tyne and Wear )
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August 2018 :Tent
We really enjoyed a very nice and peaceful stay at Garlieston. Darren gave us a very nice warm reception and terrific help with the loan of a hook up cable.
A real pleasure to have met you Darren, you enjoy a wonderful job in a wonderful place, not many people are able to do that. Everything nice and clean and tidy, great peaceful atmosphere....very good. Keep doing what you are doing! We'll see you again.

James and Ann Kirk - ( Stirling )
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July 2018 : Tent
Had a great holiday at this superb site we hope to become regular visitors,we have no doubt that for the type holiday we like, quiet with friendly people this is the best site we have visited!.

Dave+heather Weatherhead -  ( Jarrow )
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Can't thank you enough Rusty, we had a wonderful two weeks with you.
The site is a total credit to you and all the hard work you put in.
Lovely, picturesque,quiet,peaceful,what more can one ask of a place.
The shy pig is a place for all to enjoy conversation and good company, and share a glass or two.
We can't wait to get back next year,(make sure the pigs are back for Julie's sake) What a great place!! (But don't tell anybody else let's keep it to ourselves) David & Julie

David & Julie Williams - (  Harrogate )
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July 2018 : Motorhome
Probably the best place we've stayed in our short time as motorhome owners. The site is idyllic and pitches are large. We overlooked the fishing pond from which mummy duck and her 7 babies came to visit us every day.  Rusty can't do enough for everyone.  He even got us a lobster to take home with us and Rusty it was fabulous. We were sad to leave but will be back as soon as we can. Met so many lovely people in the Shy Pig where all our dogs were off lead and got on together. 
Ps. Don't tell everyone about this site as it's something special xxxx

Carolyn & Alan Otway -  ( North Yorkshire )
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Motorhome.
Okay, seems like someone has let the cat out of the bag regarding this particular site and why not, we sold our Motorhome eventually, but prior to that we spent our Christmases here and fell in love with the place.
Rusty, Christine & Darren always made us welcome, and even though we no longer have the Motorhome we intend to pay a visit, the site was truly a place where the weight of the world definitely stayed at the wrought iron gate, we miss it but will see you soon. Thanks for the memories and good times.

Dave & Paula Cope - ( Washington )
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June 2018 : Tent
Another superb stay at Garlieston Lodge (6th stay this year!).  This secluded camp site is very relaxed, and a wonderful place to enjoy a holiday as it promotes deep relaxation.  Weather has been hot and sunny for all six visits, and the local wildlife never fails to impress along the many miles of stunning coastal walks. Thanks to Rusty and Darren for making us so welcome, we will be back again soon!
Ingrid and Steve -  (North East)
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June 2018 : Caravan
Just back from this idyllic site again. This has to be the best site in Britain. If your looking for a site where your made to feel welcome from arriving to leaving then this is it. But don't tell anyone as it will be full when you want to go.

Alan + Linda Hendry - (Sunderland)
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May 2015 : Trailer Tent 
We are regular visitors and find this one of the most relaxing sites. Rusty and his family are always welcoming. Nice walks close to the site. The pub is dog friendly and the food is good, well worth a visit but I would suggest you book.

Colin & Bonnie - (Borders)
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April 2018  : Caravan
What an amazing site enhanced by the friendliest hosts and welcome. We have just returned from 5 nights at the site when we hardly moved from the site because of its relaxing and welcoming atmosphere. Thoroughly recommend this site for anyone who enjoys being made to feel special and sharing a drink and chat with others in the Bothy!
Thank you, we will be back!

Neil and Hazel - (Fife)
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February 2018 : Motorhome
Our only problem was not being able to stay long enough. Was greeted on arrival with all facilities explained. Made to feel welcome and that nothing would be too much trouble. Great walks from site. Not your run of the mill, bog standard, with no atmosphere type of site. Perfect.

Tim and Dianne - (Pilling, Lancashire )
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October 2017 : Motorhome
Absolutely excellent site - quiet and well-maintained with spotless facilities. Good walks and a dog-friendly pub five minutes walk away add to the attraction. Will return without a doubt. Thanks to Rusty - the hard work pays off.

Alistair & Cuillin the dog  - ( Glasgow )
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September 2017 : Caravan
We enjoyed four nights here in mid September 2017; we had visited years ago and always wanted to return but circumstances prevented this. We were not disappointed by our return trip. Rusty and his son Darren greeted us and literally positioned the caravan for us on the plot; first class service. This way we got the best views from our lounge. The pitch was level with a gravel base and immaculately kept. The toilet/shower facilities were great and well kept. A large selection of books and DVD's were available FOC and many useful information leaflets on the local area to help us enjoy our stay outside the campsite.
The other campers were really friendly and there was a very large cabin/summerhouse where most of them met nightly for a wee drink before your evening meal (bring your own)... good opportunity to catch up on the days activities or just have a good natter.
Certainly I'd say the best kept small site we have visited. The really comprehensive website tells you all you need to know about eggs / meat for sale on site and local amenities... take a browse!! 

Nick and Elizabeth Bagshaw - ( County Durham )
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September 2017 : Motorhome
Had a very good visit stayed 3 nights - sight is really good fantastic views great walks straight from the site. Harbour inn pub within 5 mins walk it was really welcoming food great and very dog friendly will definitely go back.

David Barton - ( Lancashire )
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June 2017 : Caravan
What a find absolutely brilliant. From the moment you drive through the gates you will fall in love with this place. We where met by Darren who showed us to our pitch and helped un hitch the van and put it in position we knew we where somewhere special. It is one of the best sites if not the best we have been to. So quiet and tranquil   we stayed for 8 nights and wish it had been longer. The peace and quiet was so relaxing. The information given by Darren and Rusty was always first class as to where to go and what to see. We will definitely be returning if we are lucky enough to get booked in. Thank you.
Alan Hendry - ( Sunderland  )
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July 2017 : Caravan
Just got back it was our first time but not our last it is a beautiful site so peaceful lovely to hear the river we overlooked the lake it was so tranquil can't wait for next year thanks to Rusty for being so friendly and helpful see you next July

Elaine &John Green - ( Lincolnshire )
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July 2017 : Tent
Well just back from Another week at Garlieston lodge We had a few good days weather and a few bad days but that's the great English weather but again a lovely relaxing holiday, a big thanks to Rusty and Darren same spot as last year. This is a great place to recharge the battery's. Fantastic site  looking forward to next year big thanks.

Margaret & Rob - ( Newcastle)
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June 2017  : Caravan
We had a wonderful eight days here last month. Weather was fab for most of the week. My bird feeder cost me a fortune that week to keep filled, I have never seen so many finches and tits. And myself and Darren spotted a Fly Catcher which had never been seen on site before.
A wonderful peaceful and delightful site which we would highly recommend !

Martin & Ann-Marie. - ( Preston ,Lancs )
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June 2017 : Caravan
Well it's that time again,to leave our review,and as we have said on previous visits it was lovely. We always get to relax here,as it is so picturesque,peaceful,and calming. Just what we needed. We cannot fault a thing,apart from we cannot stay longer,hopefully that will change in a few years,when we can. Thanks very much to ,Rusty,Darren,Christine and not forgetting Jack. They always make you welcome,as do the other friends we have met from staying here,most of which we managed to see this time around. The eggs,sausage,bacon,honey and haggis are very tasty and well worth a try. We cannot wait for our next visit. Thanks again all of you,and tight lines Darren for that big Bass.
 
Angie, Grahame, and Yogi - (Stockton on Tees)
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July 2017  : Motorhome
What a fantastic site. So quiet and peaceful yet very friendly. We were welcomed by Darren who escorted us to our pitch and explained everything thoroughly. The pitches are large and arranged well on the site. Shower and toilet exceptionally clean and warm.
Unfortunately we only booked for two nights as we were meeting friends elsewhere but we will be back it was such a great site.

Dot and Brian Bowe - (Silecroft)
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June 2017 : Motorhome
Nice relaxing site weather was good too, we were parked right next to the lake, no complaints at all.

Maureen and John - (Cheshire)
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May 2017 : Motorhome
What a fantastic wee site, a warm welcome from Rusty.  The pitch is a great size, even for our unusual set up. The beautiful blue fresh eggs from the lavender hens were delicious, as was the sausages and bacon from their own black pigs Toilet and shower kept beautifully clean and the ingenious light system that is seen from most pitches is a great idea. We will definitely be back to this gem of a site. We especially liked our view of the fishing lake from our pitch Thank you to Darren and Rusty see you soon.

Marie & Charlie Milne - (Edinburgh)
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May 2017 : Trailer Tent
Another relaxing few days with you, thanks. It was just what we needed. As always a fabby site if you need to chill out and relax. Lots to visit in the area, lots of lovely walks, fabby local pub that lets dogs in, their fish was amazing.

Colin and Bonnie Barquist - ( Scottish Borders )
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April 2017 : Caravan
Stayed for 11 nights and what a fantastic site this is compared to that soulless Caravan Club Site next door. It is the best site we have been on and we have been caravanning for 45 years! Rusty and Darren put our caravan into the exact spot we wanted, no mover required lol. A Doctor’s appointment was sorted for me when I had an accident. We acquired some crabs and Rusty boiled them for us and what a size they were. Later Rusty got some more, so cheap and massive. We will be back. Also recommended the site to all of our friends and relatives. Thanks Rusty, Chris, Darren and Darren’s faithful companion Jack.

Alan and Carol - ( Notts )
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October 2016 : Caravan
I have been home now for 10 days since my last visit to Garlieston Lodge. October and November is a beautiful time to visit this site, watching the leaves turn and seeing the Robins and Blackbirds mooching in the leaves for food and pottering around the site and my awning ! AND little or NO fireworks , even at this time of year, peace and quiet is the norm for this site but  I miss the sound of the owl now I am home.The new addition to our  pack,  Maddie (20 week old rescue puppy) has enjoyed socialising with all the four legged visitors to the site and all the cuddles , thanks to Jack for being so patient with her, she has been spoilt. I have made new friends and acquaintances this year and met old friends ?? ??. Thanks to Rusty, Darren , Christine and Jack  for many fab times during my visits this year. Now I have booked for next year I don't mind saying if you haven't visited this site , then if you like peace and quiet and lovely surroundings with nature all around you , then you must visit. I look forward to seeing in the new year at Garlieston Lodge  but will miss not being there on Christmas Day ?
Lynn - ( Cheshire )
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September 2016 : Caravan
Just back from another great stay at Garlieston Lodge. We haven't been able to go for 2 years and got the same welcome as we would have done, had we just been there last week. What a great place - can't wait to go back. Missing you already xx

JIM & PHYLLIS - ( MIDLOTHIAN )
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August 2016 : Caravan
This was our third visit to Garlieston Lodge and we weren't disappointed. As usual the welcome was friendly and the views from our pitch fabulous. Sitting out was a pleasure and it was fun to watch the ducks and in the evening we saw bats too.
The site is well maintained and facilicities good. Wifi, for those who want it, at a small cost. All in all a great site with a short walk to the harbour. A nice pub nearby and also a PO within walking distance.
Loved it!

Mike and Sue Harding - ( Worcestershire )
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August 2016 : Caravan
Another lovely relaxing stay at Rusty and Christine's caravan site. The peace and quiet is just what the Doctor ordered. See you next year all being well.

Sue and Jeff Elliott -  ( Northumberland )
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August 2016 : Caravan
I wish we lived nearer. This site is lovely. Trees surround the lake. Ducks and moor hens wander around the pond but do not make a mess. A lovely summerhouse to sit and watch the lake or meet up with other caravaners. Just a short walk past the pond, the pigs sleeping in the sun, and you are on the lane which leads to the nearby harbour. We didn't get the best of weather but still enjoyed our visit. We would definitely visit again if we come back to Scotland.

Margaret &John - (  Shropshire )
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July 2016 : Caravan
Back home after two weeks at this absolutely fantastic site.We have toured with our caravan for 46 years and this is the most friendly relaxing picturesque site we have ever visited. We will definately be returning in the future. Thank you Rusty Chris and Darren for making us so welcome on your beautiful well kept site.

Brian and Norma - ( Northumberland )
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July 2016 : Caravan
We have just had our second visit to the site,and have booked our next one already. Our dog Yogi,who was a puppy last year when we visited really enjoyed the walks straight from the site,and he enjoyed making friends with the other dogs that go to visit. The site as always, is very well kept,and Rusty,Chris, and Darren are always friendly,and are ready to help whenever they can. The site is a credit to them all. It's so peaceful and relaxing,that you don't want to leave. We have met some lovely people,and hope to see them all again soon. Grahame enjoyed his fly fishing,and I enjoyed chilling out, watching the world go by. We are looking for ward to our next visit. Thanks again.

Angie,Grahame, and Yogi - ( Middlesbrough )
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July 2016 : Tent
Well Just Back from Garlieston lodge had fantastic five days, Rusty and Darren very helpful.
Loved the early evening chat in the lodge overlooking the lake with a couple of drinks and met some very nice couples, so relaxing and quiet . Will definitely be back had great time thanks again.

Rob & Margaret - ( Newcastle )
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July 2016 : Tent
Lovely site with friendly owners. Excellent site to relax and chill. WiFi signal was excellent, Shower block spotless. We would thoroughly recommend a visit.

Mandy & Paul - ( East Yorkshire )
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June 2016  : Tent
First time camping in a tent at this site. Weather could have been better, but great that the other campers on site look out for one another. Rusty and Darren are excellent hosts who keep a clean and tidy site and nothing is too much trouble. This is one of our favorite campsites and definitely wins hands down as a secluded paradise to chill and relax. The evening get together in lakeside lodge for a few drinks is an added bonus.

Gil and Sue Frew - ( Forest of Dean )
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June 2016 : Caravan
It's a long way from here but so well worth it.  The most relaxing fortnight's holiday we've ever had.  Waking up naturally at about 9am to the sound of the most joyous birdsong is amazing when for the rest of the year we're out of the house by 6am for work most days.  Rusty and his family are incredibly welcoming and obliging but the other 'guests' are so friendly too.  It felt like one big family.  Thank you to everyone. X

Paul & Jocelyn Granger - ( Northants)
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June 2016 : Caravan
Just back from a superb 14 nights at Garlieston Lodge. Really enjoyed it and we were blessed with fantastic weather. Couldn't have had a more friendly welcome and thanks to Darren and Rusty. Met some really nice friendly fellow campers. Our Westie Maddie loved every minute and everybody. Beautiful part of the country. Back in October for the second visit. Can't wait.

Jonathan & Julie - (Silsden, West Yorkshire)
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May 2016 : Caravan
Just stayed at Garlieston Lodge for 5 nights in our caravan. This is a lovely quiet site perfect for relaxing. The site was very welcoming to us and our 7 Miniature Dachshunds and Darren was very friendly during our stay, helping in every possible way. Shaun fished onsite with success! We also tried some of the famous sausages and bacon and it lived up to expectations! Once again thank you! 

Alex and Shaun -  (Blaydon Gateshead)
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May 2016  : Tent
Just back from another fab weekend at the site, so relaxing and chilled. The guys are brilliant as usual - welcoming and friendly. The site is as beautiful and spotless as ever with great facilities. We're back in August, hopefully for more than just a weekend.

Craig & Fiona - (Paisley)
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March 2016 :Caravan
Absolute peace and quiet. Only an hour and twenty minutes along the road from us and it was like being in another world. Tranquility at its best. We will definitely return.
Shower and toilet kept very clean and never had to wait once,  but it's not the kind of place you would be in a hurry to do anything anyway, just a lovely spot for pure relaxation.

Jay & Iris - (Dumfries)
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January 2016 : Caravan
I think we have found our perfect site here at Garlieston lodge. So peaceful and picturesque with the delightful pond and seating ereas and even a summer house for guests to join the owners for a chat in the evening. Miles of coastal walks from the site and the beautiful Galloway House gardens are within seconds of the site. Also a wonderful village pub with a roaring open fire and serving delightful meals. What more could anyone want!!! Would definitely love to return soon. Thank you Rusty and Darren.

Mr and Mrs Adrian Fearnley - (Glenluce)
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October 2015 : Caravan
Just had another brill week here, already booked up for 2 more next year, fishing fantastic as usual, with plenty of large fish caught.  Rusty, Christine and Darren go above and beyond to make Garlieston Lodge as relaxing as possible with every need catered for.  what else can we say but heaven.  see you next year. :-)))

Shane and Sharon -  (Barnard Castle)
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October 2015 : Motorhome
First time on a 5 van site in 50 years camping, found it to be a friendly quiet site and nothing being a bother with Rusty and Darren who assisted with any needs required even down to filling the water tanks, a delightful experience all round.

Richard Leadbitter  - (Durham)
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October 2015 : Caravan
Lovely site, well run by very nice People, fed the Pigs... went on walks...went fishing on and off site. Couldn't fault it. Save us a pitch, we'll be back for 2 weeks in 2016!

Carolyn and Malc Proud  - (Co. Durham)
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September 2015 : Caravan
Just spent a week at Garlieston Lodge with our 2 labs, our second stay of the year and our 3rd year staying there. Love the friendly adult only site. The setting is lovely and beautifully maintained and you're made very welcome. It's like a little community with regular campers turning up again and again. The village pub allows dogs into the pub and dining room and there are lots of great local dog walks and beautiful beaches to visit nearby. Doggy heaven! We'll be back next year.

Elaine and Bill Grant - (Blairgowrie, Perthshire)
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September 2015 : Motorhome
We are just back from another fantastic stay at Rusty and Christine's lovely site . This time we also met Darren and everyone was so welcoming . It is such a quiet and peaceful place . We are already looking forward to next year . It really is a lovely hideaway .

Hazel and Derek -  (Workington)
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September 2015 : Motorhome
Love this site. Spotless facilities, exceptionally nice owners and recommend it very highly

Elizabeth Mcdonald - (Fife)
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August 2015 : Motorhome
What an idillic setting and so peaceful and friendly. Have stayed several times at the Caravan Club site but this was more personal. Tried my hand at fly fishing under Darren's guidance, an experience you are unlikely to get in many campsites. The meat sold on site was very tasty and the visiting fish van had a good choice of quality fish. Have already booked a further trip in our motorhome in the Autumn and a tent trip next summer. Excellent light system for when toilet/shower engaged. Lovely walks along the coast.

Gil and Sue Frew - (Forest of Dean)
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August 2015 : Tent
2nd time at Garlieston lodge and booked to come back next year. Can't express enough how relaxing and peaceful this site is and I don't feel guilty about doing nothing. The site was immaculate as always and Rusty and Darren are always busy doing something to keep it that way, the pork chops are a must for a Sunday lunch and my hubby swears by the haggis. Can't wait for next august thank you again Rusty, Christine and Darren

Alison and Mark -  (Gateshead)
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July 2015 : Caravan
We stayed at Garlieston lodge 3yrs on the run, truly amazing, if you want a relaxing break this is the place to be, the huge lake in front of the caravans is very relaxing, you don't have to leave the site, its hidden away in Garlieston with the perfect setting, Rusty and Christine make you very welcome, I have 7 grandchildren so 2 weeks per year adults only is very peaceful, perfect site, perfect holiday.

Ray & Brenda Lovatt - (Mold)
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July 2015 ; Tent
If you want total relaxation without any stress this is the site for you. There are no queues for facilities. Everything is kept very clean and the owners laid back and friendly. The beach and the local pub are only a few minutes walk away. Oh and the home grown bacon is fantastic!

Ailsa - (Ayrshire)
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June 2015 : Caravan
Just got back from a great 15 night stay,and we are missing it already. Rusty,Christine,and Darren are really friendly.It was our first time at Garlieston Lodge,and we will go back again. We normally run around all over on our hols,but the site is so relaxing,we really did chill out and recharged our batteries. It is such a peaceful place,well kept, and the facilities are spotless. Grahame enjoyed his 3 days fly fishing,and our dog Yogi,loved his walks from the site,being a puppy he couldn't go far,but he loved to chill out by the water under the shade of the trees,and also going to see the pigs which he was fascinated by. I enjoyed catching up with my reading,and just watching the world go by. We met some lovely people at the site,most of whom are regulars. All were very friendly, and really helpful. Special thanks to Lynn for the loan of her sticker( she will know who I mean). We tried the lovely local honey,and the bacon,sausage and eggs which are all from the site and taste so much better than the same bought from the supermarket. The haggis is a must as well. Thank you to Rusty,and some fellow campers who helped to turn our van around when the motor mover failed,we couldn't have done it otherwise. We look forward to our next stay.

Angela,Grahame,and Yogi - (Middlesbrough)
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July 2015 : Caravan
Just got back from a 9 night stay with our caravan and cannot recomend this place enough, we didn't want to come home. Rusty and Darren and Christine are always on hand for any eventuality and could not be more friendly.   Husband enjoyed his 3 days fishing on a very well maintained large pond. Spent most evenings under the gazebo by the pond with a drink in hand. The site and facilities are very well maintained. The pork which is sold on site is lovely and wish we had brought some home.  Garlieston lodge is a little slice of heaven and will defiantly be back.

Shane and Sharon with lab Scylla and Juno the cocker - (Barnard Castle)
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June 2015 : Tent
Great 7 night stay , site is well kept and the owners Rusty and family cant do enough for you. Will be back with caravan next time. Ps looking forward to the pork!!!

John & Corinne - (Barnard Castle)
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June 2015 : Motorhome
We have just arrived home from a wonderful and relaxing stay at Garlieston Lodge.This was our first visit but won,t be our last. Thanks to Darren for help and advice with the fly fishing and to Rusty and Christine for the warm welcome. Ideal for dogs on the campsite and in the local pub.

Lynn and Mike - (Manchester)
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May 2015 : Caravan
We have stayed at this site quite a few times now over the last couple of years and its one of our favourites. The site is beautifully maintained by Rusty, his wife and son and we love the way the pitches are arranged around the large pond. Dogs are welcome but children are not, as it is at the local pub and restaurant in the village. So if you're a dog owner who is looking for a friendly small and peaceful well kept site without children running around this is the place to go. We are members of the Caravan club that has a site just across the river from Garlieston Lodge but we much prefer to stay at Rustys.

Elaine and Bill Grant - (Perthshire)
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May 2015 : Motorhome
Back home after 3 night stay here - lovely site, very quiet (except when one of my dogs took exception to the cows in the field). Nice choice of walks from the site which we all enjoyed.
Keep up the good work & hopefully be back next year.

Janice and Les Keith cockers Lucy and Harvey - (Newcastle)
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May 2015 : Caravan
Just got home after 13 wonderful nights at Garlieston Lodge it is definitely the best site we have ever stayed at and we wish we could have stayed longer. Rusty and Christine are really friendly and from the minute we drove through the gate we felt welcome and at home. Everywhere is kept pristine and it is so relaxing sitting looking across the pond. The location is superb with excellent walks straight from the gate, the dogs loved it too they are all looking very glum tonight as they've missed their walk on the beach.  John loved the fishing and would like to thank Darren for all his help and advice it was much appreciated. We will hopefully be back in the near future.

John & Norma Todd and Border Terriers Fudge, Lola, Sunny & Erin. - (Washington)
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May 2015 : Tent
Our first trip to Garlieston Lodge this year, and as usual the minute we are through the gates we feel at home. It is a beautiful site, Rusty & Christine are great hosts, we are regulars now and it's so nice to see familiar friendly faces, but we always meet new people too and that's the joy of this site everyone is welcome even our old (at times yappy) dog, Fleck. The all weather tent pitches are great. See you all again next month.

Jane & Vicki - (Dumfries)
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May 2015 : Caravan
Another wonderful week at Rusty and Christine's lovely campsite. Peace and quiet, beautiful surroundings, loads of wildlife to enjoy. Hope to be back later this year (2015).

Sue and Jeff, The Northumbrians.
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May 2015 : Caravan
We have just returned from our second visit to Garlieston lodge very peaceful and friendly place love everything about it will visit again

Gordon and Theresa - (Cumbernauld)
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February 2015 : Motorhome
We've stayed several times before and as usual we were not disappointed. Some great walks to Rigg Bay and Gallawoy House Gardens as well as nearby Garlieston Harbour and Beach. During evening great pub Harbour Inn, good beer and friendly locals. The site boasted interesting wildlife, kingfishers, buzzards, rare breed pigs, heron and many others.  Rusty and Christine make very good hosts and as usual answered any of our queries. We think the best way to describe our stay here is one big chill out, once parked everything is on your doorstep - post office, pub and store. I strongly recommend you try whatever the time of year.

John & Gail - (Rochdale)

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October 2014 : Motorhome
Another fab visit to Garlieston Lodge. The site seems to attract really friendly people whom are always willing to pass the time of day . Great area for walking the dogs or having a nice meal and a pint or glass of wine  in the dog friendly harbour inn.  On this visit i really
enjoyed the wildlife . I loved watching the deer near the wood in the field next to the site  from my van window or on the walk to Rigg bay and the pheasant whom got great pleasure in annoying my two westies. I must say hello to Bob and the girls ( the pigs ) whom  no matter how sunny it is or how asleep they appear to be , will always wake up if you offer them some apples or carrots . Thanks To Rusty and Chris , Meg and Jack. See you soon on my next visit .

Lynn and  Bonnie and Skye  - (Cheshire)

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