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Herons, dippers, otters and kingfishers can be seen on the river banks and fishing is allowed

General

  • Peaceful park with river fishing and access to Glyndwr Way footpath
  • Half an hour from Powis Castle and 50 minutes from Barmouth beach
  • Within an hour's drive of Snowdonia National Park and Shropshire Hills

A river runs through it… That’s the title of a 1994 film starring Brad Pitt, and it’s also one of the many fab things about Riverbend Caravan Park in Powys.

The Banwy, a shallow tributary of the Severn, flows through this peaceful Welsh park just outside the village of Llangadfan. You may not spot Brad Pitt on the riverbanks, but there are far better odds of encountering kingfishers and otters, and of catching grayling, brown trout or salmon… just bring along your fishing rod.

Smaller visitors can splash about in the stream and play Pooh Sticks from the nearby stone bridge; there’s also a playground for them to hurtle around on site, and another one in the garden of the pub a minute’s walk away. If you’re all up for long walks, the 135-mile Glyndwr’s Way passes by the village and links up with the even more mammoth Offa’s Dyke Path in Welshpool, half an hour’s drive away.

Back at base, the facilities are clean and well-maintained, with heated towel rails in the washrooms. Dogs are welcome at Riverbend Caravan Park, and also in the pub, which serves hot food and local ales.

This site is a member of Hillandale Caravans group.

Please note

No cars/motorbikes by the pitch/unit. All cars must be parked in the designated area.

A cable measuring at least 25 metres is needed for the electric hook-ups.

Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Protective masks must be worn at all times in common areas.

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro).

There is no charge for fishing but holidaymakers are required to bring their rod licence and own equipment.

Customers are encouraged to use their own toilet/shower facilities wherever possible.


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9.7

Overall rating based on 37 reviews

 

97% would recommend this site to a friend.

97% would stay here again.

  94% described as Peaceful ?

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Overall good. Very ‘manicured’.10/10/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Excellent services area. Good reception.

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Great service, friendly, amazing facilities 100% recommended04/10/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomOliver H.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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

    The facilities were very nice, I’ve stayed at quite a lot camp sites and caravan sites and it’s probably the nicest and cleanest facilities I’ve seen. The owner was amazing, I was on my motorcycle and running late due to traffic and she called me to explain how to get to my pitch and to ride safe and not rush......very nice and courteous. Also said I didn’t have to rush off the next day as the pitch was free until 2pm. Great service and will definitely take my Caravan there.

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Thank you Oliver for a lovely review, i am so glad that you arrived safe and that you had the opportunity to have a lie in after your harrowing journey. We very much looking forward to seeing you again.

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Excellent facilities, great pitches and very helpful staff - 5*10/10/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Excellent facilities, great pitches and very helpful staff - 5*

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Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, thank you also for the comments on our excellent facilities.

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Peaceful location, friendly and very clean facilities27/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomPeter G.Confirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Stayed at this lovely site for one night when testing out our new motorhome. We received a Really friendly welcome from the manager Angie who gave us lots of helpful tips for things to do and places to eat.
    Site is in a lovely location next to a meandering mostly shallow river and it is really well maintained with lots of picnic benches for guests to use. The modern shower / wash / toilet block is exceptionally clean - you would be hard pressed to find better and cleaner facilities anywhere! It is clearly evident that the managers take immense pride in this site and the warmth of their welcome. We have no hesitation in recommending Riverbend and we will definitely return in the future. Thank you.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing - an excellent site.

From the manager...

Hello to you both, It was an absolute pleasure to welcome you both, We are very happy that you enjoyed your little break and look forward to seeing you again very soon, We wish you many happy holidays in your beautiful new motorhome. Thank you again for a wonderful review.

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Excellent site, easy access to some stunning areas of Wales.26/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomPaul C.Confirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Friendly staff. Fantastic washroom facilities and very well looked after grounds.
    The owners were lovely and were very proud of their site (and quite rightly too).
    The toilet/washing block has 3 separate little bathrooms (toilet, sink and shower), then another separate shower and 3 more toilets and a couple of communal sinks.
    So plenty of facilities for all, while we stayed there.
    The location is great for exploring the local area and up into Snowdonia National Park. There is a shop, cafe and pub, all within 50 meters of the site, which is another bonus!

    Disliked: 

    Not a biggie...but no separate onsite dog walking area, where dogs can be let off the lead.

From the manager...

Thank you very much for your lovely review, I am sorry about not allowing dogs off leads but as you are surrounded by open countryside and sheep , we feel this could be difficult when it comes to controlling your dog, plus not all dogs are friendly! We are very happy you enjoyed the Park and all the lovely areas, and you are right, we do take a lot of pride in it. We are very fortunate to be surrounded by beautiful countryside . Please come and see us again.

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Excellent site, what a hidden Gem. Highly Recommended26/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomRay B.Confirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The campsite is predominantly Static Caravans but, down by the river they have a few touring pitches and what a hidden gem, the facilities are excellent and immaculate.

    The management team Angie and Lindsey were superbly friendly and accommodating and we enjoyed two nights at the site but we will be back soon.

    It is a short walk to the Cann Post Office Hotel and we enjoyed a simple but tasty meal there and a few of their finest ales.

    Disliked: 

    The only thing that I will say here is that although we fully appreciate and understand that an immaculate campsite needs work to keep it so, but for our two night stay, the work was being carried out right by our pitch for both days and, that really was quite upsetting.

    It did not spoil our stay and we will absolutely be back, but only ask that the work be spread out over the site to prevent this. Sorry Angie!

From the manager...

Hello again you lovely people, Thank you for your review and your wonderful comments. I couldn't agree with you more about the up-keep and i promise you work has finished on the Touring field, our mower was out of action for a while and we had a lot to catch up on, it was simply bad timing but...…had you come to see me, the work near your pitch would have ceased there and then. Looking forward to seeing you both really soon.

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Good site and nice pitches.22/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Well kept and quiet. Excellent amenities. Good central base for touring.

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Great site....definitely one we will return to.21/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnn W.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Location......near a lovely pub & waterside views. 15-20 min drive to lake Vyrnwy which is magnificent.
    Facilities were second to none.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing for us but it’s not a place I’d take younger kids as most people are happily relaxing by their pitch. Didn’t see any kids other than ours , who is 14 so not really running around playing .

From the manager...

Thank you Ann for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your relaxing break and that you will return. At the time of your holiday most of the children had returned to school, we find that the majority of children love getting back to nature, paddling in the river or bug hunting with their parents, the play area is close by and plays a big part in the children's holiday, its nice for the parents to sit and watch their child having fun. Your 14 year old daughter, depending on what she enjoys , might have enjoyed the hustle and bustle of the beach which is a mere 50 minute car ride. Our park has a majority of semi retired and retired adults who enjoy the tranquility of Riverbend.

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Immaculate toilet and shower facilities. Helpful and friendly owners/staff. Attractive …14/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Immaculate toilet and shower facilities.
    Helpful and friendly owners/staff.
    Attractive setting, with the touring area slotted in well and not crowded by the park home aspect of the site.
    Good location for an on route stop off if heading to Snowdonia National Park with plenty of lovely walks and countryside to explore locally.

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Thank you very much for your lovely review of Riverbend, we hope to see you again soon.

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Quiet friendly site, helpful staff, toilet & shower area spotless12/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Quiet friendly site, helpful staff, toilet & shower area spotless

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Thank you very much for leaving us review, we look forward to your next visit.

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Features

Coronavirus

Capacity reduced to increase social distancing

Check-in: contactless (in person)

Hand sanitising stations

Individual rooms in toilet/shower/basin facilities

One-way flow for entering/leaving buildings

Shared spaces: daily deep cleaning

Shared spaces: more frequent cleaning

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

TV room

Take away

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Car parking by pitch/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Forest

Lake and/or mountain

Leave the car at home

Peaceful

Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Communal fridge

Gas cylinders available

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Small (11-25 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Seasonal pitches

Tourer storage facilities

Water hook-up points for tourers

Location

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  • Llangadfan, Welshpool, Powys, Wales, SY21 0PP
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 52.6848°N 3.4644°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Newtown (Powys): Bus Station Back Lane — 13.3 miles
Welshpool: Smithfield Car Park Coach Stop — 13.5 miles
Garthmyl (Powys): Coach Stop — 13.5 miles
Train stations
Caersws Rail Station — 11.7 miles
Newtown (Powys) Rail Station — 13.6 miles
Welshpool Rail Station — 13.8 miles
Ferry ports
Porth Penrhyn Ferry Landing — 24.6 miles
Barmouth Ferry Landing — 24.8 miles
Airports
Liverpool John Lennon Airport — 51.8 miles

Directions


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

One very fine way to visit Welshpool involves steaming in courtesy of the Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway, from Llanfair Caereinion (15 minutes’ drive). Once in town, you can continue the historical theme with wanders round the Powysland Museum and tours of Powis Castle, a medieval fortress housing the treasures Robert Clive brought back from India; both are half an hour by car.

Treasures of different kind surround Gregynog Hall, also half an hour away: 750 acres of estate include Grade I-listed formal gardens and a nature reserve of ancient oak woodlands where you might see hares, wood warblers and horseshoe bats.

Mazes, myths, mine descents and craft workshops are on the menu at King Arthur’s Labyrinth in Corris, 45 minutes away, along with transport nostalgia at the steam railway museum.

If it’s a vintage seaside experience you’re seeking, beetle over to Barmouth (50 minutes) for wide sands, safe seas, donkey rides and candy floss, or for something stranger, make the hour and 10-minute trip to Portmeirion, a fantastical Italian fishing village with a scifi past.

Depending on which way you point yourself, an hour’s car journey can take you hiking round Lake Bala and rafting upon it, or rambling the high ridges of the Stiperstones National Nature Reserve in the Shropshire Hills.

Must see

  • Powis Castle & Garden (13.0 miles)
  • MOMA Wales - Y Tabernacl (17.6 miles)
  • Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway (27.2 miles)

National Trust

  • Chirk Castle (23.3 miles)
  • Carding Mill Valley and the Shropshire Hills (28.5 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.

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Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  6 p.m.
Depart by:  10 a.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  6 p.m.
Depart by:  10:30 a.m.

Please call the park on arrival and wait to be shown your unit/pitch.

Riverbend Caravan Park cancellation policy

No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.

Bookings cannot be amended within 2 day(s) of arrival.

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

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.

Payment

Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Riverbend Caravan Park will debit the balance from your card 30 days before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 30 days then the balance will be taken immediately.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Does Riverbend Caravan Park have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Riverbend Caravan Park dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Riverbend Caravan Park? One very fine way to visit Welshpool involves steaming in courtesy of the Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway, from Llanfair Caereinion (15 minutes’ drive). Once in town, you can continue the historical … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Riverbend Caravan Park?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  6 p.m.
    Depart by:  10 a.m.
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  6 p.m.
    Depart by:  10:30 a.m.

    Please call the park on arrival and wait to be shown your unit/pitch.

    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Riverbend Caravan Park? From £22 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

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

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 2 day(s) of arrival.

Coronavirus
Protective masks must be worn at all times in common areas.

Dogs
A valid vaccination certificate must accompany your dog.
Dogs are prohibited from main facilities and amenities.
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro).

General
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Occupancy
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Pitches
A cable measuring at least 25 metres is needed for the electric hook-ups.
You must follow the management directives when pitching your tent/unit and related equipment.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Firearms are not permitted.
Open fires are prohibited.

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.
No cars/motorbikes by the pitch/unit. All cars must be parked in the designated area.
The car is only included in the rate if you are travelling with a touring caravan or a tent. If you wish to bring a car along with your motorhome/campervan please select the extra.

Visitors
Visitors must leave the premises by 10 p.m..
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

Additional terms

There is no charge for fishing but holidaymakers are required to bring their rod licence and own equipment.

Customers are encouraged to use their own toilet/shower facilities wherever possible.

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