Blairgowrie Holiday Park - Access Statement
Blairgowrie Holiday Park is a family-run park offering self-catering accommodation, private holiday home ownership and touring pitches. Our Holiday Park is located on the outskirts of Blairgowrie in Perthshire. Our aim is to provide a high level of customer care and service for all of our guests and visitors, whilst staying with us at Blairgowrie Holiday Park.
If you should require any further or special assistance at any time during your stay with us, please ask any member of staff and they will do their utmost to assist you.
From the south:
Follow the A93 from Perth passing Scone Palace on your left, keep on this road for approximately 15 miles until you reach Blairgowrie. On entering Blairgowrie keep on the road through the town. At the traffic lights turn left and go over the bridge of the River Ericht. At the top of the rise turn left, following the signs which continue on the A93 Braemar / Glenshee road. Approximately one mile along the road, take a right turn (sign posted to the Holiday Park). After approximately 400 yards along this road you will come to the Park entrance on your left. The Brown and White International Caravan and Camping signs are clearly visible at the sides of the road through the town directing you to our Park.
From the north:
Follow the A93 for Blairgowrie. Before reaching the town centre take a left turn off the main road (signposted Blairgowrie Holiday Park). After approximately 400 yards along this road you will come to the Park entrance on your left. The Brown and White International Caravan and Camping signs are clearly visible at the sides of the road through the town directing you to our Park.
From the east:
Follow the A90 to Forfar then the A94 past Glamis to Meigle. Through Meigle and take a right onto the A926 from Alyth to Rattray. Before reaching Blairgowrie, take a right following the signs for the A93 Braemar / Glenshee road. Approximately one mile along the road, take a right turn (sign posted to the Holiday Park). After approximately 400 yards along this road you will come to the Park entrance on your left. The Brown and White International Caravan and Camping signs are clearly visible at the sides of the road through the town directing you to our Park.
Arrival & Car Parking Facilities
On arrival at the Holiday Park we request that all visitors/guests report to Reception (the building located in front of you as you arrive into the Park). Car parking is available outside the front of Reception at the entrance to the Holiday Park. There is one designated disabled space closest to the Reception.
Main Entrance & Reception
From the parking area there is a short walk to the Reception building, where ramp access into the Reception is provided. There is currently no disabled door control, however if you contact a member of staff they will be more than happy to assist.
Reception is open daily from 9am to 5pm in the winter and till 6pm in the summer. After the Reception is closed there is a Duty Warden available by telephone for any emergencies. We also have Wardens residing on the Park.
Public Areas (External)
The main road to the Holiday Park is tarmac with speed humps and a 10mph speed limit is in place. The roads accessed from the main road are mainly gravel under foot, with some areas being tarmac.
The Park has minimal external lighting to create a suitable ambiance at night. The lights are on sensors and are fitted with low energy bulbs, keeping energy costs to a minimum and helping the environment.
Amenity Block & Chemical Disposal
The family rooms are accessed from the main road and have no steps to access them. The rooms are currently accessed using a lock and key system (provided to all guests on arrival). Assistance for entering the amenity block can be arranged at Reception during opening hours. Once into the building the area designated ladies and gents shower room, a designated family room with baby change facilities (can be used by all users) and a designated disabled room (can be used by all users). There are grip rails on the WC and it is a walk-in wet room shower area.
Our public Laundry facilities are located at the top of the Park and parking is usually to the side of the building, however parking at the door can be arranged if required. There are two steps into the laundry, which is accessed by a lock and key system (provided to all guests on arrival). Assistance using and accessing the laundry facilities can be made at Reception, during opening hours.
Our play area for younger children (from approximately 1 to 11 years) is located near to the entrance of the Holiday Park. This play area provides facilities for the young on an astro-turf base.
We request all children to be supervised at all times when using the play equipment and can not be responsible for the safety of your children. The play areas are closed by 10pm to reduce noise on the Park.
Dogs are not permitted onto the play areas.
Caravan Holiday Homes
All of our caravan holiday homes are Thistle graded with full central heating and double glazing and all include the bed linen and towels. There are two or three steps into each of the caravan holiday homes and they all have a patio area with a picnic bench.
Parking is provided alongside all of our caravan holiday homes, which permit two cars per unit, with additional cars to be parked on the forecourt at the entrance to the Holiday Park.
We currently have one accessible friendly lodge at Blairgowrie, to find out more about the specification, and also to read the individual caravans access statement, please visit here.
All of our Lodges are graded ‘four star’ with Visit Scotland and are heated throughout with panel heaters or with full central heating and double glazing. All Lodges also include the bed linen and towels. There are two or three steps into each of the Lodges and some have side ramp access. The Lodges all have a veranda area with a picnic bench or garden furniture. The Lodges have double doors at the front, which can both be opened for better access.
Parking is provided alongside all of our Lodges, which permit two cars per unit (three at the Larches), with additional cars to be parked on the forecourt at the entrance to the Holiday Park.
We do not currently have any disabled friendly Lodges.
Our touring pitches are all on ground level and accessed by the main tarmac road, some by the gravel road and others over the grass area. The majority of pitches are gravel under foot, but we do have a limited number of grass pitches (weather dependent) on our over-flow area.
All of our touring pitches have parking alongside for one car and additional cars can be parked on the forecourt. Motorhome pitches require any additional cars to be parked on the forecourt as our site license is for one motorised vehicle per pitch.
Electric hook-ups are available on all pitches and are shared numbered bollards with a light on top. Water and chemical disposal point is located on the touring area with key access required (no drive-over dump station is currently available).
Wheelchairs can be arranged in advance from the local branch of the British Red Cross for use while staying at the Park. These must be booked in advance and they usually request a donation for use of this facility.
We welcome dogs onto our Holiday Park, however they must be kept on leads at all times when on the Park and we also have dog walk area. Our self-catering accommodation has some pet friendly and some pet free units (this must be specified at the time of booking) and pet units can accept a maximum of two dogs per unit (charges apply).
Assistance dogs are welcome in all of accommodation and also must be advised of at the time of booking.
There is a service bus, which runs just outside the entrance to the Holiday Park, which operates into the town centre of Blairgowrie. Alternatively the local taxi service is available and we can assist with making pre-bookings if required. The taxis can pick-up and drop-off at your accommodation if required.
Mobile Telephone Coverage
The majority of mobile phone networks operate in the area and if required there is a public telephone box located a short walk form the Park (see display boards at the entrance to the Holiday Park for further directions).
Basic First Aid
Our first aid kit is located in the Reception at the front of the Holiday Park. We currently have two qualified first aider’s and one appointed person to assist should they be required to do so. The Cottage Hospital and doctors surgery are also available locally in Blairgowrie.
Recycling & Refuse
Our recycling and refuse point is located at the entrance to the Holiday Park behind the store and is well signed. You are able to get vehicular access to this area if required. We currently recycle paper, glass, cardboard and aluminium.
CCTV operates at the entrance to our Park and on three other locations on the grounds of our Park to assist in the security and safety of our guests. This recording is not available to any other parties and is the property of Blairgowrie Holiday Park.
Non-Smoking Accommodation & Facilities
All of our accommodation and facilities are designated non-smoking and penalties will apply if these rules are not adhered to.
We would appreciate any feedback or comments on how we may be able to improve our Park and our service. Feedback by informing a member of staff or Please visit our contact us page