Llyn Gwynant campsite, which lies beneath Snowdon
Wales is is full of beautiful places to visit. Online campsite directory Campsite Chatter have provided a list of sites that cater for every camping need.
With the weather getting hotter it is time to pack up the car and head out for a spot of camping in the glorious Welsh countryside.
Campsite Chatter – an online directory of nearly 6,000 UK camping sites and touring grounds you find a venue by location or attraction – have suggested a few sites across Wales that can cater for almost every need … yes even one for naturalists.
So whether you want mountain views or a lakeside dwelling, adventure or eco living there is a campsite for you.
Take a look through the gallery above, and all the info is below …
The Adrenaline Campsite: Llys Derwen Caravan and Camping is a small site awarded 4 stars by Visit Wales and 4 pennants from the AA. While you’re there visit Zip World, where you can whiz along wires amongst the mountains of Snowdonia at speeds of up to 100mph!
The Surfing Campsite: Pitton Cross Camping and Caravan Park is a dog friendly site and with a great kids’ play area. The year-round site is ideally placed for surfing at award winning Rhossili Beach and other top surf spots on the Gower Peninsula.
The 360 degree view Campsite: Bryncoch Farm, a small site with facilities for tents, caravans and with pods available, is situated near the spectacular Castell Carreg Cennen in the Brecon Beacons, with stunning 360 degree views from the castle’s battlements across the National Park.
The Fishing Campsite: With four mature, well stocked fishing lakes on site set in 17 acres of unspoilt countryside, is Yet-Y-Gors Campsite and Fishery near Fishguard in Pembrokeshire. Lakes are open dawn ‘til dusk and night fishing can be arranged.
The Mountain view Campsite: Llyn Gwynant Campsite lies beneath Snowdon and walkers can set off for the mountain from the site itself: an ideal base-camp, with spectacular views of the surrounding hills from the site.
The Mountain biking Campsite: Pitch up at Talybont Farm Caravan and Camping for fantastic access to the Mountain Biking heaven around Talybont Reservoir and Llangorse Lake.
The Lakeside Campsite: Glanllyn Lakeside Caravan and Camping Park in Gwynedd, is situated on the banks of Lake Bala (Llyn Tegid) with a private shingle beach to launch boats, canoes and sailboards. The nearest watersports centre with tuition is three miles from the site on the same lake.
The Ramblers Campsite: Bishops Meadow, in Brecon, a is 5 star site ideal for walkers. With access to the site’s outdoor heated pool, you won’t be ‘roughing it’ either!
The Scuba Diving Campsite: Creampots Touring Caravan and Camping Park near Broad Haven, Pembrokeshire provides access to the fantastic scuba diving this area has to offer. Dive the Dale Peninsula and around Skokholm and Skomer in marine rich waters.
The Star-Gazer Campsite: Stay at back-to-nature Priory Mill Farm in Powys, offering a level grassy field beside the river Honddu; with no light pollution (apart from your campfire, which you are allowed to have on this site) the night skies are breath-taking.
The Horse Riding Campsite: Shortlands Farm campsite at Druidstone, Pembrokeshire is near Nolton Stables with its piebald cob ponies. Hack through the local countryside and canter across the golden sands of beautiful Druidstone Haven beach at low tide.
The Eco Campsite: North Lodge Eco Camping in Pembrokeshire is a sustainably run, ethical site with a no-car policy – you’ll use wheel barrows to get to your pitch! Camp around a central fire with friends in view of the Preseli Hills.
The Naturist Campsite: For those who have always wondered about Naturist Camping, there is Western Sunfolk Naturist Site, Monmouthshire, set between the Wye and Usk Valleys. Set in 7.5 acres of wooded hillside, with extensive facilities, this site welcomes both seasoned naturists and those who feel that naturism is something that they would like to try.
The Kids-will-love-it Campsite: Greenacres Farm Park, Flintshire, has a well appointed camping and caravan site attached to its animal park with hundreds of both domestic and wildlife animals to meet, funfair, soft play areas and rides, all included in the price of your pitch.
The Glampsite: Try all manner of glamping options at award winning site, The Willows Abersoch: the new Eye-PodTM is entirely unique, complete with a clear dome skylight for star-gazing. Now, that’s romance!
The Wild Swimming Campsite: Visit Cwmnanthir Camping, South Wales, in Brecon Beacons National Park, quiet site for tents and motorhomes. Cwmnanthir Camping lies closeby some of the best wild swimming in Wales at the Lower Ddwli Falls set in aptly named Waterfall Woods.
The Dog-Friendly Campsite: Take your pooch for a holiday at Aeron Coast Caravan Park in Aberaeron, Ceredigion. Not only does this site have a designated dog walking area but it is fantastically placed to take advantage of the local cluster of year-round dog friendly beaches of Aberaeron North Beach, Cilborth, Cwmtydu, Gilfach yr Halen, Gwbert-on-Sea, Cei Bach and Llanina Beaches. Woof!
The Forest Campsite: Camping in a forest or woodland is a special experience. Stay at Beddgelert Caravan and Camping Site in Snowdonia, set in the Beddgelert forest among 70 acres of conifer and broadleaf trees; the beautiful Colwyn Rover runs right through the campsite. This is a haven for wildlife and campers alike.
The Nature Lovers Campsite: Take your binoculars and your spotters guide to Cae Gwyn Farm and Nature Reserve in North Wales, a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest for its rare flora, fauna: Atlantic salmon, fresh water mussels and otters thrive in the 135 acre hill farm that visitors are welcome to walk freely around to explore.
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