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Old 16 February 2016, 17:30   #61
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IIRC it is a stony area that the grass grew over (aka an Argyll field).

Facilities = a picnic table and bugger all else
I seemed to recall there was toilet (and shower?) so presumably water...
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Whilst there are no facilities at Highland Arts other than some grass for putting your tent on there are public toilets at the top of the Ellenabeich jetty. (200m away) There is limited hot water inside and an outside water tap. There are no showers.

Carolyn is shortly to return to Easdale so she will get the paperwork under control and update. RSPB at Oronsay have been contacted. They are fine with us all visiting and may join us in their RIB. They will set out some sensitive areas which they will ask us to avoid/minimise disturbance. More on this later.

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I seemed to recall there was toilet (and shower?) so presumably water...
I knew you shouldn't have had that second half of shandy!
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I knew you shouldn't have had that second half of shandy!
It was raining!
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We're booked on the campsite, more the merrier 😜 on luing that is.
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We're booked on the campsite, more the merrier 😜 on luing that is.

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Anyone camping at the Highlands Art Centre this year? Thinking I am too late to get digs anywhere. Is there any water and leccy? Don`t remember seeing much in the way of facilities last time I was there.
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IIRC it is a stony area that the grass grew over (aka an Argyll field).

Facilities = a picnic table and bugger all else
Water = rain. Leccy = the batteries in your torch!

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I seemed to recall there was toilet (and shower?) so presumably water...
Loo is a stroll to the pier. (as in the public toilets at the pier, as opposed to "over the edge of the wall"! My advice - go before you leave the pub!



And whatever you do - take an airbed rather than a karrimat!
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And whatever you do - take an airbed rather than a karrimat!
Ooooh yeah!

I've camped on it. It's tough stuff. Frankly, I've camped on Highlands and Islands, Plateaus and Bateaux and that "carpark" was the worst - it's like pure rock (I suspect there's tarmac under there). If you're tenting it, bring BFO mungo tent pegs and a lump hammer. And like 9D280 says - an airbed...
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Ooooh yeah!

I've camped on it. It's tough stuff. Frankly, I've camped on Highlands and Islands, Plateaus and Bateaux and that "carpark" was the worst - it's like pure rock (I suspect there's tarmac under there). If you're tenting it, bring BFO mungo tent pegs and a lump hammer. And like 9D280 says - an airbed...

Nah rebar and a drill is best
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Nah rebar and a drill is best
My "serious" tent pegs are an order of magnitude of "seriousness" above rebar. Think 300mmx10mm square bar with an eye and a very sharp end.

Easdale smirked at them...
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