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- Riverside inn on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park
- Nine miles from Hay-on-Wye
- Dozens of walks starting straight from the site
A riverside inn, at the bottom of the Black Mountains, and flanked by the Brecon Beacons National Park: you might reckon there's a topping amount of hiking and biking around Herefordshire site Bridge Inn Camping Site. You'd be entirely correct – and as it's based at a pub, tipples and vittles after a hearty hike/bike ride will be a tiptop option too.
And if you don't want to hike or bike? First of all, pfffft, as this is a smashing countryside setting for both, but if your tastes do tend towards the more placid while on hol, the tome-heavy town of Hay-on-Wye is a mere nine miles away for picking up many (many) volumes; and for sightseeing, cathedral city Hereford is around 15 miles from the pub.
The tipples and vittles at the Bridge Inn have been lauded by many traveller types, so if you're a carnivore, do tuck into their well-regarded juicy steaks… The team's pretty knowledgeable about what's on offer hikewise around the area too: check out the dozens of local walks in the pub folder to plot where you'll be off to next.
Facilities on site include toilets and showers as well as a washing-up area; there's a playground for small sorts, and heaps of green open space is all around.
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Superb pitches by the side of the river. Lovely toilets ...
Going again soon
Quiet village pub location with basic facilities
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Touring and motorhomes
Water hook-up points for tourers
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Nearby farmers' market
Medium (26-50 pitches)
- Coach stations
Pontrilas: Telephone Exchange Coach Stop — 6.4 miles
6.4 miles Hay on Wye: Castle Bus Stop — 7.5 miles
7.5 miles Abergavenny Bus Station — 12.6 miles
- Train stations
Abergavenny Rail Station — 12.8 miles
12.8 miles Hereford Rail Station — 12.9 miles
12.9 miles Ebbw Vale Parkway Rail Station — 18.9 miles
- Ferry ports
Lydney Harbour — 29.0 miles
29.0 miles Sharpness Old Docks — 29.1 miles
Gloucestershire Airport — 36.5 miles
From the B4347, take the turning from Vowchurch - signposted Michaelchurch Escley. Continue to the T-junction in Michaelchurch Escley, turn left and continue until you see the sign for our inn.
Walks, walks and yet more English and Welsh walks…. dozens to pick from start straight from the pub, like the handsome route to Hay-on-Wye nine miles away, to have a wander around the bookshops before tottering back with to base with a rucksack full of tomes. The Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons National Park, both edging the site, also have enough hikes of all lengths to keep you out of mischief for weeks.
Abergavenny, the Monmouthshire town promoted as one of the 'gateway to Wales', is ten miles from Bridge Inn Camping Site and has many more hiking options as the Marches Way, Beacons Way and Usk Valley Walk all pass through it (if these just aren't enough walking for you, the 177-mile Offa's Dyke Path is nearby).
Abergavenny dates back to Roman times and has many old buildings and ruins to see; for more ancientness, county capital Hereford is 15 miles from the pub and has a fine eleventh cathedral, home to the splendidly eccentric medieval depiction of the world in the Mappa Mundi.
- Blaenavon Ironworks (16.0 miles)
- Blaenavon World Heritage Centre & Tourist Information Centre (16.3 miles)
- Big Pit: National Coal Museum (16.6 miles)
- The Weir (9.0 miles)
- Cwmmau Farmhouse (10.9 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||1 p.m. –||10 p.m.|
|Arrive:||3 p.m. –||10 p.m.|
Bridge Inn Camping Site cancellation policy
No refunds within 1 week of arrival date.
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.
A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Bridge Inn Camping Site will debit the balance from your card 2 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 2 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.
Payment methods accepted on the parkCash