Help for Gypsies and Travellers

We provide a range of services to assist the Gypsy and Travelling community including education support and permanent caravan sites.

Everyone has a right to be treated fairly and have access to our services, if you have been subject to any form of hate incident, please report it below.

Caravan sites

We provide 4 permanent caravan sites for use by Gypsies and Travellers:

  • Longman Park, Inverness - 19 pitches
  • Newtonmore, Badenoch and Strathspey - 7 pitches - contact Sandy Sutherland on 01463 714094
  • Spean Park, Lochaber - 14 pitches
  • Kentallen, Lochaber - 7 pitches  - contact John Ross on 01397 707299

Each site has individual pitches each with a utility unit, a hook up facility for electricity and hard-standing for parking caravans and motor vehicles.

You can rent a pitch on a long term basis or stay for only a few weeks. You may also be able to claim Housing Benefit to help with the rent of the pitch.

For more information and advice, please speak to the on-site staff above.

Information and advice

The Scottish Government provides national guidance for Gypsies and Travellers.

Planning and development of sites

 

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