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Editor's Pick - Top Wales Sites

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Our selection of the best sites for exploring wonderful Wales...

Located 4 miles inland from the coastal towns of Abergele and Colwyn Bay, the beautiful village of Betws Yn Rhos is nestled in the Conwy countryside. Just 10 minutes off the A55, this quaint village has the benefit of being hidden away from the larger towns in the area, while still being incredibly accessible. Along with rural charm and natural beauty, Plas Farm is the ideal touring destination for you, your family and pets. Relax in a safe and peaceful environment, awaken to birds singing and take a stroll in the woodlands. A range of luxury facilities available, spotless and heated amenity blocks, tourist information and a laundrette.

Erwlon Caravan and Camping Park is located within walking distance of the pretty Welsh town of Llandovery, with its shops, pubs, and takeaways. The caravan park is a peaceful and well-maintained site offering high-quality facilities. The loos and showers are particularly well-appointed, with family rooms and accessible facilities. Fishing, pony riding, and mountain boarding are all practised nearby, and the dramatic scenery of the Brecon Beacons is on the doorstep. This is a great area for walkers and cyclists to explore.
Erwlon is just off the A40, but well screened from road noise, and within a short walk of buses to Brecon and Carmarthen. The site also offers bike hire to enable you to make the most of discovering the area.

This quality campsite, the closest to Barmouth, is just 100 metres from a glorious beach and 20 minutes' level stroll to the town centre. Barmouth is a little gem of a seaside town with a great harbour that is sheltered by cliffs and hills behind. Hardstanding and grassed pitches are available, many with electric and water. Immaculate shower and toilet facilities. There is a laundrette, parent and baby room, disabled facilities, shop and enclosed play area. Pets are welcome with a dog walk nearby. The caravan and camping areas are neatly separated from one another and the site is screened by mature trees to shelter it from the sea breezes and separate it from the buildings of the town.

Providing an excellent base to explore the Gower Peninsula, the Brecon Beacons and local retail parks, Llwynifan Farm offers beautifully landscaped pitches with far-reaching views across the Loughor Estuary. This four-star, award winning, adults only campsite is just a mile off the M4 and a 15-minute drive from the south Wales coast. Pitches are arranged across three tiers to provide level bases and make the most of those views, and all have electric hook-up – some fully serviced pitches are also available and standard pitches are open all year. The facilities include individual shower rooms, vanity units and a laundry. Dogs are welcome, there’s cycle hire, free WiFi and a bus stop close by.

Daisy Bank sits on the Wales/Shropshire border, offering fully serviced hardstanding pitches set over four fields and is exclusive to adults. The surrounding scenery is superb and the on-site facilities include award-winning toilets as well as a laundry room, small shop, a free putting green and large dog walk. The site is open all year and has a real laid back feel to it and is superbly located for those who like to walk in the hills and along country footpaths. The campsite is situated between the towns of Bishops Castle and the ancient Welsh market town of Welshpool. The Shropshire hills, the legendary Stiperstones and the Long Mynd are close enough to make a decent day out and the local area has numerous opportunities for outdoor activities.

There are three award-winning touring caravan sites at Bron Derw - a main touring park, an adults only touring park and a Caravan & Motorhome Club CL. The main touring park has 20 multi-serviced pitches, with heated amenity block, utility room, WiFi and dog walking area. The site is in a secluded setting with views of fields and hills. The site's location is just on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park, four miles from Betws-y-Coed and 16 miles from Llandudno and the coast. The market town of Llanrwst is less than half a mile away. Here you will find shops, cafés, restaurants and the delightful Tu Hwnt i'r Bont tearooms set on the banks of the River Conwy. Other local attractions are Bodnant Gardens, Conwy Castle, The Welsh Mountain Zoo, Zip World Adventure, Surf Snowdonia and the Marin Mountain Bike Trail.

Maesmawr Farm Resort is a small holiday park in mid Wales boasting 360 degree panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and countryside that form the picturesque Severn Valley. Within an easy walk of the site is the village of Caersws, with pubs/restaurants, a café, shops and railway station. The resort has facilities for touring and camping, static caravans and lodges with extra-large plots for RVs. The coast is within a 45-minute drive to Aberystwyth, Aberdyfi or Tywyn while the historical county market towns of Llanidloes, Newtown, Welshpool and Montgomery are only a short drive.

Located near Colwyn Bay and Llandudno this site is easily accessible being just off the main A55. Access to the beach is a few minutes’ walk and there is a cycle/foot path along the seafront. The touring park is open all year round and has 130 pitches all with panoramic sea views thanks to clever terracing of the site, set in small groups, with electric hook-up, hardstandings and super pitches available. There’s a laundry on site along with two heated shower blocks with designated disabled facilities and a new play area. There's also WiFi and four holiday cottages available. If you fancy exploring further afield while you are here then Snowdonia, Llandudno and Chester are all within easy reach. There’s a handy bus stop half a mile away in the village if you’d rather get about without having to drive.

Fishguard Bay Resort is located in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park this stunning resort offers dramatic and breathtaking coastal views. Walkers and nature lovers can explore the many paths and trails accessible directly from the park. All pitches have electric hook up and nearly all offer views of the coastline. There are a choice of hardstanding and grass pitches. Facilities include toilets and showers, a laundry and shop. The coastal path runs directly through the resort and there are several hidden coves and beaches located on the sections of path accessible from the resort that really are hidden gems.

Located on the spectacular Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Caerfai Bay offers stunning panoramic sea views from every pitch. The park is a tranquil haven perfect for walkers, families, couples and wildlife lovers. Caerfai Bay sandy bathing beach is only a five-minute walk, accessed via a designated footpath. Enjoy exploring St Davids, Britain’s smallest city, with its magnificent Cathedral and Bishops Palace, alongside a wealth of charming teashops, pubs and shops. Facilities on the park include a modern amenity block with underfloor heating, electric hook-ups on pitches and an indoor kitchen and small play area for little ones.

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