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  • The site is in the Snowdonia National Park
  • Unmarked pitches,pitch up next to the river Twrch,
  • No street lightning and traffic noise

The site is made up of two defined areas:

The first is ¾ acre Camping & Caravanning Club certified site with 12 hook up points, 8 of these are hardstanding. The pitches are level and partly sheltered. This part of the site is next door to Bala Lake Railway.

The second area is for campers wanting more space and privacy with pitches near the river and are unallocated, so you can choose where to pitch (unless stated otherwise).

There is virtually no light pollution here, so you can camp underneath the stars and with the sounds of the river, sheep and the steam train chugging past 4 times daily!

The toilet block is located at the entrance of the site. The block includes men, women shower, toilet facilities, disabled facilities and a washing up area. There is 2 toilets down by second area.

The site is only a 10-minute walk to the local pub " Yr Eagles" and 10-minute drive to Tegid Lake and next door to Bala Lake Railway.

Depart: (2 nights)


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Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment


Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away


TV room


Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access


Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area



Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Hard standings


Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year


Lake and/or mountain


Walkers' paradise

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Watersports nearby

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby


Medium (26-50 pitches)

Small (11-25 pitches)


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  • Station Road, Llanuwchllyn, Bala, Gwynedd, Wales, LL23 7DD
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 52.8555°N 3.6652°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Bala: High Street Coach Stop — 4.8 miles
Llandrillo (Denbighshire): Dudley Arms Coach Stop — 10.6 miles
Dolgellau: Eldon Square Coach Stop — 12.1 miles
Train stations
Blaenau Ffestiniog Rail Station — 14.9 miles
Tan-y-Bwlch Ffestiniog Railway Station — 16.0 miles
Dolwyddelan Rail Station — 16.4 miles
Ferry ports
Barmouth Ferry Landing — 18.7 miles
Porth Penrhyn Ferry Landing — 18.8 miles
Anglesey Airport — 45.5 miles


Once you arrive at the village of Llanuwchllyn please follow the signs for the railway station, as we are next door to it

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

Bala Lake Railway is right next door to the site which takes you to Bala, passing the lake
Many walking paths incl the "Arran" mountain which the start is only 5 minute walk from the site, Snowdonia is about an hours drive
Barmouth Beach is only 45 minute drive away
Snowdonia Zipworld - Fasters zip line in the world and the longest in Europe is 45 minute drive away
Bike paths - Many around the area

Must see

  • Portmeirion Gardens (18.5 miles)
  • CADW - Harlech Castle (18.5 miles)
  • Ffestiniog Railway (19.8 miles)

National Trust

  • Ty^ Mawr Wybrnant (15.5 miles)
  • Chirk Castle (24.6 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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