Saturday, April 12, 2014

Friday, April 11, 2014

Pitches - New area - Orchid field

Request from a Bushcraft group (http://woodcraftdundee.org.uk/ )
 to open up the area 
next to "Hoot" at the back of "Bobtail".

Central campfire with pitches around it
for a group of 2, 3, or 4 man tents.



















Saturday, April 5, 2014

Food local - bread, eggs, hot smoked salmon, sausages

Local Hot smoked salmon as a ready starter

with this real bread, while you wait for your campfire meal.

Fresh Fish Stop, 10 Bruce Street, Dunfermline
 01383 620263 or
Elaine Hardie 07908 692085

Don't forget your cumberland sausages for the campfire















Bread and eggs:-
John and Fiona at " Woodlea Stables " Crossgate KY11 7ER
Great for the campfire

2  miles north of our campsite on the B981. 
07970908882 or 07803053005
Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Fresh baked farmhouse bread





and


Booty

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Quirky

11.4.2014


2.4.2014
Dismantling a pond

Lawnmower tows a pond liner

Video of Mobile pond!





One of the past rainwater collectors


One of the sinks in the making


Water for "Service" areas


Holly leaf

Sycamore leaf

18.2.2014 - still cleaning up the woodlands.


Moss and fungus on dead wood  found November 2013



Influenced some pitch names

Charcoal stick smiley face


Here's who we got the  name "Gimme Shelter" from
 in 2005 when we started the campsite:-
Stones 29.6. 2013


Recycled trug



1 of the camp story boards

 Sweet Meadow sink, recycled from our old campervan


Cherry bark rolls

Smiley log

Bagging up campers' campfire kits.

Can't bring ourselves to burn this smiley log.
That's the trouble when you love wood,
even the little offcuts from a job, suggest themselves for another item.


Water carrier



Flag and letterbox for memos

Bike trailer for recycle collection



Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Activities.Some free. Sports. Knockhill racing. Cycling. Fishing. Swimming. Showers. Skateboarding

Fishing - Loch Gelly
Shore fishing






Feeding the ducks - Moorhen, Coot, mallard, swan....
Otterston loch (No.1 on the map.)



stargazing

http://www.maidoftheforth.co.uk/index.shtml.
Boat ride nearby from South Queensferry
Also "Forth Tours cruises".
http://www.forthtours.com/

Did you know you can camp at this rustic campsite and a mile or two up the road you can get showers at the Duloch leisure centre -Leisure centre showers

showers from £1.25 Jnr low season - £1.85 - £2.60 Adult high season.
Duloch leisure centre, just behind Duloch Tesco.
Also at Dalgety Bay Leisure centre.

Carnegie baths/Turkish/aerotone/needlespray, etc. in Dunfermline.
http://www.fifeleisure.org.uk/leisurecentres/carnegie/carnegie.html

See alternatives to Carnegie Leisure Centre http://www.dunfermlinepress.com/news/roundup/articles/2011/01/28/409595-carnegie-leisure-centre-to-be-hit-by-further-delays/


Please visit http://www.fifeleisure.org.uk/ for information on alternative venues within Fife i.e.


http://www.blogger.com/www.fifee.org.ukisurle  Boat launch
Knockhill racing calendar for 2011 http://www.whatson-scotland.co.uk/venue-listing/1763

Cycling -cycle path approx. 100 metres from here. See fuller info on post "Cycle..."
Fishing here and see suggestions below. You can then search the internet for more detail.





Lochore Meadows, windsurfing, fishing and more. Activities nearby:- http://www.knockhill.com/ racing.

Swimming bath with flumes - Burntisland Beacon leisure centre. http://www.thecourier.co.uk/News/Fife/article/7622/burntisland-s-beacon-centre-to-close-for-repairs.html


http://guide.visitscotland.com/vs/guide/5,en,SCH1/objectId,SPF58921Svs,curr,GBP,season,at1,selectedEntry,home/home.html 10 miles east. Swimming pool with outside feature - Perth. Swimming baths & gym Cowdenbeath, 5 miles north. Sports centre Dalgety Bay.

Local taxi 01383 410088

http://www.fifefishingguide.co.uk/
http://www.fifefishingguide.co.uk/swsalt.php
Fishing ( a local fisherman recommends
Stenhouse Loch, Loch Leven but not re-stocking.)
Also Kirkcaldy Raith Lake and Lochore.

North Queensferry sea fishing.

Dysart pier fishing.
Coastal fishing- Maggies croft Cumbernauld.
Orchil. Deanswood Livingston.

Horse riding Falconry
Boat trips. Loch Leven. Maid of the Forth.
Fife Leisure park, bowling, crazy golf, cinema, several eating places, Pizza, mexican, etc. lots of walks.

Skateboarding Burntisland, Dalgety Bay
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXHhGQ7vaZ8