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1 bedroom, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
1 bedroom, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
1 bedroom, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Shower, free toiletries

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Pet Friendly
  • Laundry
  • Outdoor Space

Explore the area

    Popular LocationDunnet Bay Distillery7 min drive
    Popular LocationCastle of Mey8 min drive
    Popular LocationDunnet Bay Beach8 min drive
    AirportKirkwall (KOI)105 min drive
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  • Standard Mobile Home, 3 Bedrooms

    Room amenities

    • 1 bedroom
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds
    More detailsStandard Mobile Home, 3 Bedrooms

About this property

The Hideaway

Campsite in Thurso with kitchen and balcony or patio
This smoke-free campsite features laundry facilities, a garden and barbecues. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a picnic area. The accommodation provides a living room and a kitchen, plus free WiFi and a balcony or patio. A flat-screen TV, a coffee/tea maker and a shower are among the other amenities available to guests.
This campsite offers 6 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Rooms open to balconies or patios. This accommodation offers separate living rooms. All forms of accommodation include kitchens. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries.

This Thurso campsite provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Microwaves and fridges can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking


  • Fridge (on request)
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • 1 bedroom


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower
  • Free toiletries

Living spaces

  • Living room


  • Flat-screen TV

Outdoor areas

  • Terrace
  • Balcony or patio
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • Laundry facilities

Pet friendly

  • GBP 10 per pet per stay


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Iron/ironing board


  • 6 rooms



Check-in between 3 PM and 9 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property


Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per stay
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: GBP 25.0 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Pet fee: GBP 10 per pet, per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)

Property is also known as

Hideaway Campsite Thurso
Hideaway Thurso
The Hideaway Thurso
The Hideaway Campsite
The Hideaway Campsite Thurso

About this area


This campsite is located in Thurso. Dunnet Head Lighthouse and Duncansby Head are local landmarks, and if an activity is on the agenda, check out Scrabster Ferry Terminal. Guests appreciate the campsite's location for the sightseeing.
Visit our Thurso travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Dunnet Bay Distillery - 7 min drive
  • Castle of Mey - 8 min drive
  • Dunnet Bay Beach - 8 min drive
  • Dunnet Head Lighthouse - 14 min drive
  • Duncansby Head - 19 min drive

Getting around

  • Thurso Station - 20 min drive
  • AirportKirkwall (KOI) - 105 min drive


  • Castle Arms Hotel - 4 min drive
  • The Tea Cosy - 4 min drive
  • Tea Cosy - 8 min drive
  • Castletown Chip Shop - 12 min drive

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Hideaway and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Hideaway offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Hideaway cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is The Hideaway pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property. There's a fee of GBP 10 per pet, per stay.
How much is parking at The Hideaway?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at The Hideaway?
Check-in is from 3 PM to 9 PM.
What time is check-out at The Hideaway?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is The Hideaway located?
Situated in Thurso, this campsite is 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from Castle of Mey and within 6 miles (10 km) of Dunnet Bay Distillery and Dunnet Bay Beach. Dunnet Head Lighthouse and Duncansby Head are also within 12 miles (20 km).
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Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
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A no-nonsense point to sleep and eat while viewing the sights of Caithness and Orkney (via ferry)
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Old but tidy. Cosy and warmth cabin. Value for money.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

4/5 Good

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Amazing place definitely coming back if I go to these parts again.
Stayed 4 nights in Apr 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Clean comfy warm quiet Family-friendly great value
A superb, comfortable, well appointed, clean, warm, well equipped, well decorated hideaway. Excell friendly welcoming staff. Located near to the famous Castle of Mey, where the Queen Mother spent many happy times over many years. Highly recommended for all ages, child friendly up to great grandparents ! All welcome. Everything provided to make us feel at home. Also excellent value for money for secluded, cosy, quiet accommodation. Parking right at the door, with many extra facilities. A real pleasure to stay here, perfect for families of all ages. Thank you.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2018

5/5 Excellent

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Excellent accommodation
Lovely, spacious accommodation, we really enjoyed our brief stay. Thank you
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2018