Balranald Campsite Pit Stop

Hogha Gearraidh, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5DL

Type:Hebridean Way Pit Stop

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Facilities Block
  • Facilities Block
  • Horseshoe Bay, Hougharry
  • The Dunes Cabin
  • Campsite in summer
  • Campsite
  • Shower block interior
  • Camping pitches
  • Freshly locally caught lobster and crab available
  • Lochmaddy Bay Prawns
  • Dishwashing area
  • Washer and dryer


 We have 15 hard standing pitches with electric hook-up for motorhomes/caravans and 14 grass pitches for tents and campervans, 6 of which have electric hook-up. You can check availability and book online via our website

The Corncrake Pod sleeps 2 people in single beds. Well equipped with fridge, microwave, kettle, crockery and cutlery, electric heater, lighting and bed linen supplied.

Our modern heated amenities block provides electric showers (operated by £1 coin meter), toilets, wash hand basins, disabled facilities, dish washing and laundry facilities. The RSPB Visitor Centre is nearby providing guided walks during the summer months.

The Dunes Cabin is based on site from May to August providing delicious soups, freshly filled sandwiches, homebaking, filter coffee, teas and snacks.

Guide Prices

Backpacker and small tent (no car) £8
Small 1 Person Tent (with car) £10
Medium Tent (2-4 person)* £8
Large Tent (over 4 person)* £10

Campervan or Motorhome (under 8m)* £13
Large Motorhome (over 8m)* £15
Car and Caravan* £13
Electric hook-up £3
Awning £2

*Plus rate per person – see below
Adults (+16yrs) £2
Children 5-15yrs £1
Children under 5yrs FREE

Corncrake Pod – Sleeps 2
1 April to 30 April 2019 - £40 per night or £35 per night for a stay of 3 nights or more
1 May to 31 August 2019 - £50 per night or £45 per night for a stay of 3 nights or more
1 September to 31 October 2019 - £40 per night or £35 per night for a stay of 3 nights or more

Electric showers operated by £1 coin metre

All rates include VAT @ 20%



  • Cafe / Restaurant available on site - The Dunes Catering Cabin - Open May to August
  • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
  • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop


  • Children Welcome


  • Outdoor Drying Facility
  • Public Toilet Facilities
  • Shower
  • Wash Hand Basin
  • Washing Machine


  • Disabled Access
  • Internet Access
  • No Smoking Permitted
  • Picnic Area

Languages Spoken

  • Gaelic Speaking


  • Coastal Location
  • Island Location
  • Property On Farm
  • Rural Location

Payment Methods

  • Cash
  • Debit Card
  • Delta Card
  • Electron
  • Maestro Card
  • Mastercard
  • Switch Card
  • VISA Card

Special Requirements

  • Children Welcome
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Families
  • Groups Welcome
  • Pets Allowed
  • Pets Welcome
  • School Groups Welcome
  • Senior Citizens
  • Single Travellers
  • Young People


  • Disabled Parking
  • Free Parking On-Site
  • On Public Transport Route

Map & Directions



  • Visit BritainWe're Good To Go We're Good To Go 2020
  • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism Member Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020
  • Other AwardsWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

Opening Times

Closed November to December (1 Nov 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
Closed January to March (1 Jan 2022 - 29 Mar 2022)
30 March to 31st October (1 Apr 2022 - 31 Oct 2022)

What's Nearby

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    0.6 miles away
  2. A stunning white beach and is easily accessible through the village of Hougharry.

    0.76 miles away
  3. At this site, situated on the southern slope of the hill, lie the remains of a Neolithic…

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  1. Hosta beach is easily accessible from the main road at Hosta.

    1.67 miles away
  2. St Kilda archipelago can be viewed from the west coast of North Uist. The viewpoint is…

    2.01 miles away
  3. Balemore Beach and Machair is easily accessible through the village of Balemore.

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  4. Kilpheder Cross

    2.6 miles away
  5. Scolpaig Tower is a Georgian folly located near the village of Scolpaig.

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  6. Eilean Domhnuill (NF 7470 7530) is an artificial islet in the loch that was occupied…

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  7. Malacleit is a peaceful crofting village situated on the edge of Traigh Bhalaigh (Vallay)…

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  8. Vallay is a beautiful desserted tidal island and is accessible at low tide from Sollas.…

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  9. Balleshare beach is easily accessed from the village of Baleshare.

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  10. Reflections is part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

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  11. First World War memorial.

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  12. The Udal is thought to have been occupied from the Neolithic Age right up to the early…

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