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- 5 Star, Multi Award Winning Park
- At the foothills of the Brecon Beacons.
- Family friendly, Peacful and Relaxing park.
This multi-award-winning campsite is the nearest five-star park to the Brecon Beacons mountain range, making it the ideal base for walking and taking in the world famous breathtaking scenery. Pencelli is situated four miles East of the historic market town of Brecon, which is on the border of Mid and South Wales. It is an ideal location for walking, cycling, mountain biking, pony trekking, canoeing the adjoining canal, bird watching as well as relaxing in the peace and tranquillity of this beautiful area.
The Park is set at the edge of Pencelli Village and is within walking distance of Brecon Beacons’ highest peaks. The Taff Cycle Trail passes the entrance, as does the Cardiff to Abergavenny bus and the Brecon & Monmouthshire Canal borders the camping field, making it ‘on location to the great outdoors’ for all modes of transport. There are numerous footpaths and cycle trails and the canal towpath leading directly from Pencelli, making the location ideal for all levels of walking, cycling and mountain biking.
This unique, small and peaceful Park caters for touring caravans, motorhomes and tents in three very different and picturesque fields, The Orchard, The Oaks and The Meadow. The Park is serviced by an award winning facility block, which is luxurious and spacious. A pleasant and well kept children's play park is situated outside the main caravan and camping fields.
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Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Car parking by pitch/unit
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Commercial vehicles allowed
No dogs allowed
Electric car charging point(s)
Gas cylinders available
Dog walk nearby
Nearby farmers' market
Public transport nearby
Horse riding nearby
- Coach stations
— 3.7 miles
3.7 miles Lidl — 10.1 miles
10.1 miles Bus Station — 10.2 miles
- Train stations
Ebbw Vale Town Rail Station
— 10.7 miles
10.7 miles Rhymney Rail Station — 10.8 miles
10.8 miles Pontlottyn Rail Station — 11.7 miles
- Ferry ports
Newport (S Wales) Ferry Terminal
— 28.3 miles
Cardiff International Airport
— 35.7 miles
From Brecon: Take the A40 East out of Brecon (Signposted Abergavenny). After 1 mile turn onto the attractive B4558 (Signposted Pencelli) and follow the brown caravan and tent signs. Go south for 2 miles until you reach the village of Pencelli. As you pass through the village Pencelli Castle is the last place and is signposted on the left.
From Brecon - If using a satnav the postcode LD3 7LX - your satnav will instruct you to take a sharpe right within the village , please ignore this instruction and continue on for 30 yards - we are on the left as signposted..
From Abergavenny: Take A40 towards Brecon. 6 miles from Brecon turn left for Talybont On Usk. In the village, at the T junction, turn right. Pencelli Castle is the first place on the right in the next village, 2 miles.
A holiday in Wales would not be complete without climbing the Brecon Beacons. You can walk from Pencelli Castle to the highest peak, Pen-Y-Fan in a little over three hours. The walk leads up past Llanfeugan Church, through open fields and onto the Brecon Beacons. Following sheep tracks and the high ridge with spectacular views all the way to Pen y Fan. The terrain is mainly gently sloping and grassy. Welsh Mountain sheep graze on the Brecon Beacons and over the years they have worn gentle paths which, if followed, make walking a lot easier.
There are several guide books available which highlight the more popular routes but with the help of an O.S. map and compass you can also head off to quieter areas where you can walk all day without seeing anyone.
The Brecon Beacons National Park has thousands of miles of public footpaths and cycle ways. Many routes lead directly from Pencelli Castle with some being more remote than others. It is possible to walk or cycle all day, surrounded by breathtaking scenery, without meeting anyone. Our staff are able to advise on all routes.
There are guide books available at the campsite for hill walking, Low level walking and cycling.
- Brecon Mountain Railway (8.4 miles)
- Big Pit: National Coal Museum (13.4 miles)
- Penderyn Distillery Visitor Centre (13.5 miles)
- Cwmmau Farmhouse (19.6 miles)
- Skenfrith Castle (22.5 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
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- What attractions are near Pencelli Castle Caravan & Camping Park? A holiday in Wales would not be complete without climbing the Brecon Beacons. You can walk from Pencelli Castle to the highest peak, Pen-Y-Fan in a little over three hours. The walk … Read more