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9.5
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General

  • Family-run park between the mountains and the sea
  • In Snowdonia National Park five miles from Harlech
  • Pitches over 12 acres, with 28 acres of woodland and fields to wander

Bored with being boxed in on a campsite? Space, space and more space is the order of the day at Snowdonia's Barcdy Touring Caravan & Camping Park: it's in a secluded and sheltered vale where you'll have 12 acres' worth of camping area to pitch up in, and then another 28 acres of oak woodland and open fields to wander around and spot the wildlife.

Barcdy is a select (and very friendly) family-run park where the owners have seen generations of small and excited campers go free range among these natural surroundings (there's a play area and wifi on site too, but we reckon the sprogs will prefer to roam). The grounds are a wildlife haven where nature spotters of all sizes can see badgers, owls and migratory birds, and loads more walks can be had in the hills leading off from the site.

There's a good pick of pitches among the 12 acres: grass areas for tents, with optional electric hook-up, and hardstanding, all-weather, fully-serviced pitches for tourers and motorhomes. Amenities are kept in tiptop condition and include plenty of showers and loos, dishwashing sinks and a launderette. Shaver points and hairdryers are available too.

Barcdy doesn't have a shop as it prefers to support local businesses: the nearest places for supplies are Harlech four miles away with food shops and newsagent, and Porthmadog five miles away with an Aldi, Lidl, Tesco and several smaller shops.

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Please note that Barcdy is an extremely quiet park so please don't choose us if you have other ideas.


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9.5

Overall rating based on 125 reviews

 

97% would recommend this site to a friend.

93% would stay here again.

 

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Excellent site all round. 21/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom peter w. Confirmed

  • Fully-serviced hardstanding touring caravan or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Excellent views, very quiet and immaculate showers and toilet block.

    Site is very well maintained and to have both a satellite and freeview aerial connection was super.

    Wifi worked very well.

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The site was well kept and pitches were spacious, picnic ... 17/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Emily S. Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The site was well kept and pitches were spacious, picnic benches a great addition!

    Disliked: 

    We were asked to be quiet on the first night of our stay, however I was woken throughout the night (1am onwards) on the Saturday of our stay by very loud music and laughing.

From the manager...

my my my !!!! some people dont like to be told, we had families with children at the weekend, the only noise and music was from your tent and your friends tent, if there had been loud music on Saturday they would have been told in the same way we told you. As we told you we dont allow music day or night as the music you like may be the music other people dislike. Our welcome letter given on arrival advises our contact number 24hrs per day in the event of noise or disturbance. We dont take group bookings however you and Windsor booked separate. I would advise you read the a parks rules prior to booking so you can book an appropriate park for your needs, ours does not suit your needs!

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Peaceful site with clean facilities. 16/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Rebecca R. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    We both loved how peaceful the site was and how helpful the owners were. Facilities were always clean and tidy also. The walks from the site rewarded us with amazing views.

    Disliked: 

    Unfortunately there was no shop onsite. The nearest shop was a mile away and took time getting to and from the site, especially as we had no car.

From the manager...

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and glad you got to see the amazing views during your walks. It is unfortunate we dont have a shop on site however we canot compete with the local supermarkets so it would not be viable.

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Good 16/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Barry F. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
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    Good

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Excellent site with great facilities and well kept 14/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Sue M. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Facilities and well kept site

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Everything 12/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Terence C. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Everything

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Clean friendly site with good views. Toilets and showers were ... 12/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom angela_g287507 Confirmed

  • Fully-serviced hardstanding touring caravan or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Clean friendly site with good views. Toilets and showers were spotlessly clean to the point that I think there was a toilet fairy that set to work as soon as you left !! 5 minute drive to Porthmadog, (Tesco, Aldi, Lidl and various takeaways shops and pubs) 10 minutes to Criccieth and about 15 to Harlech. Hardstanding pitch is level but one point I would make is ensure that you have strong pegs if your putting up an awning as the slate chipings are quite hard to get through. Overall, a great site with nice friendly staff/owners and I would go back there if I was looking for a site in that area.

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Have been for last 3 years with more to come. Great site 10/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom karen F. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Clean site, well maintained. Showers good and hot. Plenty of pitch space. Great location. Each time we stay we find a new piece of heaven to visit with gorgeous views. Site is quiet, lots of level pitches, plenty of electric pitches. Space for kids to play away from tents.

    Disliked: 

    Would prefer pitches fenced off but not a big problem.

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Excellent site. Very welcoming, friendly owners. The facilities were very ... 09/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Gemma G. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Excellent site. Very welcoming, friendly owners. The facilities were very clean. Can not fault anything on this site. Can not wait to book our next weekend away here!!!

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everything 09/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom jane_b326632 Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    everything

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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Drainage hook-up points for tourers

Fully serviced pitches

Hard standings

Seasonal pitches

Water hook-up points for tourers

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

No dogs allowed

Themes

Lake and/or mountain

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Climbing nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Large (51-200 pitches)

Location

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  • Talsarnau, Harlech, Gwynedd, Wales, LL47 6YG
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 52.9126°N 4.0505°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Porthmadog Coach Stop — 3.6 miles
Tremadoc: The Square Coach Stop — 4.2 miles
Blaenau Ffestiniog: Rail Station Bus Stop — 7.4 miles
Train stations
Llandecwyn Rail Station — 0.6 miles
Talsarnau Rail Station — 0.9 miles
Penrhyndeudraeth Rail Station — 1.3 miles
Ferry ports
Barmouth Ferry Landing — 13.4 miles
Porth Penrhyn Ferry Landing — 13.7 miles
Aberdaron Ferry Landing — 28.7 miles
Airports
Anglesey Airport — 31.1 miles

Directions


From Maentwrog, take a left turn to Harlech on the A496. Barcdy is 4 miles on the left.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Coastline, castles, caverns, museums, steam railways, sailing, horse riding and hiking are all nearby, as is fishing at the two Tecwyn lakes within walking distance and sea fishing for mackerel and bass from Llandanwg Beach.

For wanderers, the local walks accessible straight from site can have them roaming around Welsh woodlands with wondrous views of the Llyn Peninsula in one direction and Snowdon in the other.

If you're spending the day at Llandanwg, have a walk too across the causeway at low tide to Shell Island, where over two hundred different types of shell including oyster, whelk and cockle are washed up each winter; go from January to June for the best bags.

Delve into days at Harlech, Porthmadog and Barmouth too, all popular pulls on the north Wales coastal trail. Harlech has a beaut beach backed by sand dunes, the famed Royal St David's Golf Club and the even more famed Harlech Castle, scene of the longest siege in Welsh history during the Wars of the Roses. (Wales is of course castle country, so get to Cricieth, Caernarfon and Conwy as well.)

At Porthmadog, it'll quickly become apparent that these parts are also steam railway country: the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway and the Ffestiniog Railway, the oldest narrow gauge railway journey in the world, both start in Porthmadog and the Welsh Highland Railway finishes here. Barmouth, the seaside town with another beaut beach, adjoining estuary and the Mawddach Trail, is about 13 miles to the south.

Also within easy reach, you should count on a day out at decidedly individual Italianate village Portmeirion, the National Slate Museum at Llanberis or Llechwedd Slate Caverns, three more popular north Welsh pulls (take another puffy trip on the Snowdon Mountain Railway from Llanberis up to Snowdon's summit).

You could also up the ante with activity day out at Glasfryn Parc and Greenwood Forest Park, visit King Arthur’s Labyrinth (underground boat trips!) or the Centre for Alternative Technology, both near Machynlleth.

Must see

  • Portmeirion Gardens (2.0 miles)
  • Ffestiniog Railway (3.3 miles)
  • Welsh Highland Railway (Porthmadog) (3.7 miles)

National Trust

  • Ty^ Mawr Wybrnant (13.0 miles)
  • Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens (21.3 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  12 p.m. –  9 p.m.
Depart:  11 a.m.

If you are running late please give us a call as soon as possible.

Barcdy Touring Caravan and Camping Park cancellation policy

Balance refunds: no penalties

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

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A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now.

The remainder is payable on arrival.

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Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Dogs
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.

General
Normal household appliances and other equipment that is not designed for camping are not permitted.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.

Additional terms

Please remember that Barcdy is a dog-free park.

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