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Trawsdir is a five-star family run and maintained touring and camping park located in Snowdonia National Park in an area of outstanding natural beauty overlooking Cardigan Bay and the impressive Lleyn Peninsular. It is ideally located for a relaxing and peaceful holiday boasting some of the most stunning and magnificent scenery in the country, and the new facilities, unrivalled in this area, only add to the enjoyment of your stay.
Situated on the Mid Wales coast just 2 1/2 miles north of the historic town of Barmouth, Trawsdir is also a perfect base for visiting all the famous and unique attractions this part of Wales has to offer. Fishing, hiking, walking and mountain biking is within easy reach for those with a more adventurous nature, whilst those with a more peaceful approach can visit the many historic local castles and attractions, or simply relax on the miles of golden sandy beach just a short 5 minutes walk away.
Overall, this dog friendly site, is the perfect place for all the needs of the whole family, and offers something for everyone.
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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
Drainage hook-up points for tourers
Fully serviced pitches
Motorhome service point
Tourer storage facilities
Water hook-up points for tourers
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Mountain biking nearby
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Public transport nearby
Large (51-200 pitches)
- Coach stations
Barmouth: Jubilee Rd Coach Stop — 2.1 miles
2.1 miles Dolgellau: Eldon Square Coach Stop — 8.1 miles
8.1 miles Porthmadog Coach Stop — 12.6 miles
- Train stations
Llanaber Rail Station — 0.6 miles
0.6 miles Talybont Rail Station — 1.8 miles
1.8 miles Barmouth Rail Station — 2.1 miles
- Ferry ports
Barmouth Ferry Landing — 2.4 miles
2.4 miles Porth Penrhyn Ferry Landing — 2.7 miles
2.7 miles Aberdaron Ferry Landing — 26.8 miles
Anglesey Airport — 39.8 miles
Trawsdir Touring Caravans and Camping Park is situated on the Cardigan Bay coast just 2.5 miles north of Barmouth, on the Harlech Road A496 (bus route).
When you have reached Barmouth, follow the signs for Harlech (do not follow the beach signs in Barmouth) and pass through the town. Once you have passed through the town, you will come to a sign that says "Llanaber". Keep going along this main road. Pass the Church on the left hand side which takes you up the hill. Follow the road further until you come out of the 40 mph speed limit and reach a long straight. Look to your left and you will see a lot of Mobile Holiday Homes. Pass Caerddaniel until you reach the end of the straight, and pass the Wayside Pub/Fish Bar which is on the right. Trawsdir entrance is just a little further down the hill and is on the right.
Exit at the Train Station in Barmouth and go to the Bus Stop adjacent to it, and get on the bus heading towards Harlech. Ask the driver for Trawsdir. Although there is not a designated stop at the entrance to the Park, the driver will stop nearby.
If you have any problems you can call 01341 280611 on your mobile and we will give you more directions if you need them.
Our Address for Satellite Navigation System users is:
Trawsdir Touring Caravans and Camping Park
Ordnance Survey Map References = SH597 197
GPS References = 52.7495'N, 4.0786'W
There are plenty of things to do and a wide variety of attractions to visit in this beautiful part of Wales. There are many footpaths which offer excellent views of the countryside such as the “Mawddach Trail” over Barmouth Bridge or the “Panorama Mountain Walk”, both with views over the Mawddach Estuary, and you can savour the unique and historic town of Barmouth where the mountains meet the sea.
For mountain biking enthusiasts there is the Coed y Brenin Centre, which offers forestry and hill trails varying from easy family runs to the expert “Bull Run”. It was the first forest to be developed for the sport of mountain biking and to this day retains its reputation as the sports premier location.
Enjoy a round of golf on the wooded hillside course at Dolgellau or at the splendid Royal St. David’s at Harlech. For the less experienced golfer, or those who wish to have a go at something less challenging, there is a small course at Fairbourne which is ideal for the whole family.
There are many castles that stand guard along Cardigan Bay and beyond. Harlech Castle, just 7 miles away, is one of the most famous in Wales and after seven centuries, is still an impressive sight. There are also Criccieth and Caernarfon Castles within easy reach and many more.
Gwynedd is home to many of the finest miniature railway lines in the country, all of which offer a different and unique adventure. Snowdonia Mountain Railway takes you up to the top of Snowdon, whereas the Tal-y-Llyn railway takes you through breathtaking scenery and passes the delightful Dolgoch Falls. There are also Porthmadog Railway, Bala Lake Railway and many more that offer a great day out for all the family.
Portmeirion Italianate Village, slate caverns at Llanfair and Blaenau Ffestiniog, and Stately Homes and Garden’s, are but some of the many other places to visit that offer different experiences for everyone. There are also the many beaches along the coast to relax on as well as many fishing spots on the local rivers, estuary and the sea.
Reception has a wide selection of brochures for you to take and plan your wonderful day outs in this fabulous and unique area.
- CADW - Harlech Castle (7.6 miles)
- Portmeirion Gardens (11.4 miles)
- Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway (11.5 miles)
- Ty^ Mawr Wybrnant (23.2 miles)
- Plas yn Rhiw (23.2 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.