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Scottish Area Motor Caravan Section  - SAMCS. ALL members of the Camping and Caravanning Club in motorhomes, caravans or tents welcome,  SAMCS members or not. Join in activities or not.

Sites suitable for motorhomes although caravans and tents welcome.

Messaging System

If you want to know what's happening it's important to join our email messaging system. If you would like to join please send your name, membership number and email address. Text  Charlie Calder on 0796 7614180 or email him on charlie.calder@hotmail.co.uk 

To help everybody learn names we encourage members to  put up cards with your names on , either on the front or side window of our vans at rallies.  

At almost every rally we have a free fire bucket raffle.  If you have a bucket containing water outside your van you will be entered if in place  on the day of the raffle.  The day varies. The prize is a bottle of wine.




RALLIES 2019  Red text  is a LINK

Mar   Apr   May  July   Aug   Sept   Oct   Nov  stewarding     tourist links


March  13th - 18th  2019.                                         PLEASE NOTE THIS CHANGE OF DATES.

AGM Rally

Cairnsmill Caravan Site, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 8NN  Hardstanding, elec hookup  £13 per night per unit incl member occupants.                                                                  BOOKING ESSENTIAL . Minimum 4 nights booking due to restricted number of pitches to comply with the CCC 6 metre safety rule.                                                                       Booking opens :  14th February. E mail Joan Hendry on marquis1948@talktalk.net or if non digital phone 01259 210840. Please include your name,membership number and also indicate if you are an SCMS member + number of nights ie 4 or 5. Joan will then confirm your booking and a cheque can be sent to Joan Hendry 22, Marquis Drive, Clackmannan FK10 4EZ                                                                                                                                                                                      Stewards  : Jimmy & Irene Ross 07592003785                                              Assisted by other committee members.                                                                                

NB ALL SAMCS members welcome at the AGM meeting on Sunday@ 10.30am whether at the rally or not. Remember your membership card, no card, no entry to the AGM.  

Toilets, showers, Bar, Jacuzzi, swimming pool. Full disabled access.  Disabled toilet in the main building on the right just before the games room.  Ramp.   Site opens 12am and closes at 11.30am. Report to reception on arrival then again at steward's van. Look on the poster outside the pool for swimming pool and jacuzzi opening times.  You can hire a towel if you want. There is a small charge for use of the pool.  Bus stop at the entrance.  Times from reception.


Wallace Monument Keir Park  


           May 8-13, 2019

Glenburn Dairy, Loans, Troon, South Ayrshire, KA10 7EY.                            £8.50 per unit per night. 

MR 70/346314. North on A78 from Monkton, tk 1st L to B746 twrds Loans/Troon, cont 1ml to mini rdbt, tn L to Troon, ent imm on L. Peaceful well maintained site close to Troon. Pub, shop, garage & restaurant. Bus stop Ayr/Kilmarnock at site. Great beaches & golf. Handy for visiting Troon, Ayr, Kilmarnock, Largs & Irish ferries or Arran, Cumbrae. Marquee for morning coffee & evening socials. Own San ess.

                         Stewards.  Gordon & Sheila Hynd 07523556753. Assisted by Peter & Nancy Carlton.



          May 27 - 3 June  2019

          Crathes, Banchory.

          Milton events field, Milton of Crathes, Banchory. AB31 5QH

          £ 8.50  per unit per night incl member occupants.

          Rally field with water & chemical disposal point.

          Directions : Just off A93 Aberdeen to Banchory road about 3 miles East of Banchory. Follow the signs for Crathes Castle . Site is opposite the Castle gates.  Large site beside the old Victorian train station and on the Deeside Way walking route. Advance booking not required. Bus stop at site entrance for travel to Aberdeen or Banchory, Braemar. 

        Stewards : Sandra Douglas  07739 691975  Assisted by Joan Hendry.





28 June - 8 July, 2019

Crieff & Strathearn Rugby Club  PH7 4HP (THS)   Beautiful Perthshire in Central Scotland                        £9  per night per unit incl member occupants.

Steward Jimmy & Irene Ross 07592003785                                                                                                                  Site opens and closes at 11am.


Crieff rugby club rally field with Crieff  Visitor Centre nearby. Bus stops nearby to go up into town centre or further afield.

SAMCS Motorhome rally at Crieff rugby club

Crieff visitor centre









Crieff, Perthshire.  Lovely flat field by river walk. Party tent. Visitor center, shops, Crieff Hydro resort, sports center with pool, beautiful park. Visit nearby Loch Earn, Comrie, Aberfeldy, Killin, Pitlochry, Killin, Dunkeld, Perth, Stirling and Dunblane by bus. Free with bus pass.  Timetables and info on site. Walks, cycling,market, garden centre.  It's a large site with no bookings taken as it's not necessary.  Site opens and closes at 11am.. Please recycle.   Further details

July 19th – Aug 5th, 2019

Crail Festival THS  at Bankhead Farm, Crail. KY10 3XB.                                   £9 per night per unit incl member occupants.                                                      The 10 day Crail Food Festival is on during this THS.

Stewards : Joan Hendry. 07587 150250  Assisted by Mary Roberts. 


Crail harbour

Crail harbour







Crail Festival 1mile, Pittenweem 3 miles. Site is on A917 1 mile South of Crail.Bus from the site entrance to St Andrews, Crail, Pittenweem and pretty coastal villages. Short walk to the sea and the Fife Coastal Path.  DO NOT USE THE TOILETS OR DISH WASHING FOR 5 VAN SITE.  Only use elsan disposal in 5 van site opposite house.  Plenty room on a large field so no bookings taken as it's not necessary. Please pick up after your dog - including the road alongside.  Further details


August 16 - 26  2019 ( Dates are now 1 day earlier to allow entry to site ).                                                                                                                                            This is due to the parade taking place on the Saturday which will mean that no entry to the site will be possible.   

Scottish Maritime Museum Irvine, Ayrshire. KA12 8QE for the Marymass Festival (THS).                                                                                                   Booking essential. Booking opens 25 July.                                                            £9 a night per unit incl member occupants. 

Sorry, no awnings due to lack of space. Unsuitable for tents as hardstanding.                                        Stewards. Gordon & Sheila Hynd.  0752 3556753. Assisted by Peter & Nancy Carlton. 

View from Marymass rally site. Photo thanks to John Jones.
Marymass rally view

Scottish Maritime Museum.     Right in the centre of the action for the action packed Marymass Festival. Beside the harbour at Irvine. Also folk festival in town starting on Wednesday to second Sunday.  Hard standing in the former ship yard. Close to the shops.  Meet daily in the adjoining waterfront Puffers cafe for tea / coffee at 10.30am – if wet (not free). Otherwise outside the steward's van if dry.  Please recycle Sorry, no generators. Arrangements made for charging disability scooters. Nothing else charged for you sorry.  Further details  Space is  limited - Confirmed numbers will be available shortly after a site inspection as some work has been done to make more space available. The 6 metre space rule will still apply.


August 27 - 4 September  2019


       Creetown. Castle Cary Holiday Park. DG8 7DQ.  ( THS ) 

                    Near Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway. South West Scotland.

            Large level rally field. Use of all site facilities , excluding electric. Restaurant on site + Shop, Laundry and Swimming Pool.  Forest areas and dog walks.  Handy for visiting beautiful Dumfries & Galloway or on the route for the Irish Ferries.     Further information : www.castle-caravans.com

           £9 per unit per night incl member occupants.

         Stewards : Joan Hendry 07587 150250.  Assisted by Mary Roberts.          


Sept 4 - 10, 2019

 Border Exhibition Centre, Springwood Park, Kelso. TD5 8LS.                                     £9  per night per unit incl member occupants.

Kelso showground and the nearby Kelso abbey

Kelso showground

Kelso abbey









Free toilets and showers. A short walk into town. Good local walks.  

Large flat grass site.                                                                                                                                         Site opens and closes at 11am.                                                                                                                     Further details.                                                                                                                                           Stewards :  Jimmy and Irene Ross. 0759 2003785.


September 16 - 23  2019

Muir of Ord.  Black Isle Showground, Muir of Ord, Ross-shire. IV6 7RS                                                                                                                                                    £9.50 per night per unit incl member occupants. or £14 with EHU.                                                                                                                                                               Stewards  : Jim & Maureen Keenan. 07563 754922


Keir Park

Wallace Monument









September 23 - 30  2019

Newtonmore.  Spey Bridge Camping & Caravan Park, Perth road, Newtonmore. PH20 1BB        ( THS. )

          £ 11  Per unit per night incl member occupants.

          Full site facilities excluding E.H.U 

          Directions :  A9 signposted Newtonmore. Site on right before village.

          Stewards  :  Bill & Vicki Wright    07541 020659



October 3 - 9  2019


Linlithgow.     Loch House Farm Caravan Park.                                                          Bo'ness Road, Linlithgow.EH49 7RG                                                                                                                                                                                                    Site is 1 mile ( 20 min ) flat walk into Linlithgow's pubs, restaurants & shops. Rail station to Edinburgh or West to Glasgow. Same distance to Linlithgow Palace or 5 min walk to Linlithgow Loch. Bus stop at site ent.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           £8 per night per unit incl member occupants.                                                                                                                                                                                           Stewards : Joan Hendry. 07587 150250. Assisted by Mary Roberts.


October 30th - 4th November 2019 

Cairnsmill Caravan Site, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 8NN (Party Rally).

 Booking Essential.   Minimum 4 nights booking due to limited number of pitches to comply with the CCC 6 metre safety rule.                                                                                                                                                                                      Booking opens on

 £13.50 per night per unit incl member occupants for full site facilities with hardstanding including electric.                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Stewards  :  The Committee.


Please consider being a steward for a day

There are days when you will be on site anyway. Offer to be a steward for a particular day and give the steward a day off to go off site or just chill out. 

What does a steward for the day do?

Write the details of arrivals on the rally sheet and show campers to a pitch.

Take payment from people who are arriving or leaving.

10:30 Wander to the tent for morning coffee and be friendly to people.

7:30 Meet in the tent for a chat or a game unless there is something else on the programme.

What reward does a steward for the day get?

It's a great way of getting to know people better.

You'll get a free night.

You will become one of the 'glorious people' who get priority 1 booking at booked Section rallies.

The steward who got the day off will love them.


What days don't we use a steward for the day?

Any Cairnsmill rally. The first two and the last three days of a holiday rally. It's too busy and we want to give stewards for the day an easy day.

Please offer. The steward may have a reason why a day is not suitable and suggest another. Speak to the steward.









Committee Details


Jimmy Ross

Tel: 07592 003785

Email : irene.jimmy23@gmail.com


Vice Chair.

 Joan Hendry

Tel:01259 210840




Jim Burns

                                                                                   Tel : 0779 4564899                                                                                                                                    E Mail : james_c_burns@hotmail.com                                                                                                                    




Moira Campbell                                                                       Tel : 0794 9104458                                                  Email : hendry34@sky.com


Sites Secretary.                                                                                       Sheila Hynd                                                                                     Tel : 01698 883121                                                                        Email :ghynd@blueyonder.co.uk


Public Relations Officer (PRO), and Messaging System.                                                                                                                                                       Charlie Calder

 Tel: 0796 7614180


Email: charlie.calder@hotmail.co.uk

Irene  Ross - Regalia                                                                    Tel : 0759 20037 Committee member :                Moira Burns 

Advisor to committee : 

Susan Lees

Email : susanlees67@outlook.com



Charlie Calder

0796 7614180



Minutes secretary :




Rep to Scottish Council :                                                                                                                            Andrew C Wilson                                                                                                                                  Tel : 01968 677333                                                                                                                                     E Mail : sheilawilson5@sky.com      

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List of Meetings

 If you want to know what's happening it's important to join our email messaging system. If you would like to join please send your name, membership number and email address. Text  Charlie Calder on 0796 7614180 or email him on charlie.calder@hotmail.co.uk

To help everybody learn names we have been trying to remember to put up cards with our names on our vans at rallies.

The rally list is on the main page.


13 Mar-18 Mar 2019

AGM RALLY Cairnsmill Caravan Site, St Andrews, Fife. Booking essential. £13

KY16 8NN

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13 Mar-18 Mar 2019

Cairnsmill AGM rally

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08 May-13 May 2019

Glenburn dairy, Loans. Troon Ayrshire KA10 7EY

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27 May-03 Jun 2019


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28 Jun-08 Jul 2019

Crieff. Rugby club field.

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19 Jul-05 Aug 2019

Crail. Bankhead farm rally field.

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17 Aug-27 Aug 2019

Irvine. Scottish maritime museum. Marymass Festival.

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27 Aug-04 Sep 2019

Creetown. Castle Cary holday park.

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04 Sep-10 Sep 2019

Kelso. Border Exhibition Centre, Springwood park showground.

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16 Sep-23 Sep 2019

Muir of Ord. Black isle showground.

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23 Sep-30 Sep 2019

Newtonmore. Spey Bridge Caravan Park.

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03 Oct-09 Oct 2019

Linlithgow. Loch House Farm caravan park.

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30 Oct-04 Nov 2019

St Andrews, Cairnsmill Caravan Park.Party Rally.

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Upcoming Tours


  • The Tours organised for us by Travel Services for 2018 were very well attended, and we now have the dates for 2019 - so click on the Link and take a look - the Ireland Tour next year starts following our National Meet in Northern Ireland, so if you are joining us for this event, you may wish to join the Ireland Tour so that you get to discover more of this beautiful country
  • Springtime in Holland - 7th - 17th April 2019
  • Tour of Ireland- 28th May - 19th June 2019
  • Rhine & Moselle - 5th - 21st September 2019

Holidays & Events


Our Areas & Groups host Holiday Meets all over the country and Special Events. 



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