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Marthrown of Mabie

Mabie Forest, Dumfries DG2 8HB , Scotland
Marthrown of Mabie
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Orkney Islands, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Thank you for helping make my Daughters wedding such a success, couldn't have been more helpful, the facilities were perfect for a Humanist wedding, everyone was blown away with the site and all the accommodation, loved it, thanks again.

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Glassford
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked onto the campsite for a wee family holiday. We are experienced campers and thought from the description on the website that we were in for a real treat. Sadly not the case. This is essentially wild camping with basic facilites which is fine if that's what you are expecting but that is not made clear on the website or... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is hands down amazing. Great rooms (obviously very basic but better than expected), great communal areas, good showers, A FIRE HEATED HOT TUB, kitchens with everything you need, swings and a mini adventure playground, erm, friendly cats and dogs, indoor log fires, a BBQ area, a marquee - I could go on but it's all really really nice... More 

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Penrith, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As the title says a bit of a mixed review. I'll start with the good points. The pitch - the pitch was flat(and all the others looked flat too), and in a woodland area. We were fortunate to be there with only one other tent, it felt like we were wild camping. It was lovely to just sit and listen... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Please Please read this and take note of the comments made. The pictures and the website bare absolutely no resemblance to the site we visited in may 2015. In fact it is clear from the web site that they were probably taken at least 10 years earlier.On arriving we were met by the owner. Wheel barrows are provided to carry... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Marthrown of Mabie is great for taking groups of young people away, they have the freedom to explore in a safe natural environment. After taking a group there I decided it was were I wanted to get married. We booked the whole site for a weekend so we could spend time with our friends and family's. We had about 100... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

So staying in a yurt wasn't as bad as I expected, at all... my only issue was that both beds are in a terrible condition - both should be replaced ASAP. My only other concern with Marthrown of Mabie was the lack of 'facilities' the showers and toilets provided are in terrible need of replacement!! Perhaps a few more signs... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I've just returned from a weekend at Marthrown of Mabie, where 15 friends and I stayed to celebrate my 30th birthday. We hired out the roundhouse, along with the yurt and campsite so that we could have a sound system and dance to our hearts' content without having to worry about disturbing any fellow campers. Despite some of my friends'... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I stayed here with 17 other friends for a hen weekend. My first impressions were that it had a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere with bags of rustic charm. We stayed in the 3 main bunk houses and had full use of a separate house with a kitchen, dining room and wonderful wood burning stove. I have to say rustic is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

A nice big shout to Pam and Mark for the discounted rooms during our recent stay at their Hostel, the log fired hot tub and sauna along with the location at the top of that forest mountain made this a unique and exciting stay. Thanks again you guys for your dedication to running a place that is very different from... More 

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