Cae'r Boncath Glamping9.7
Cae’r Boncath is named after the buzzards that nest in the adjacent bluebell wood. It is a sheltered, tranquil spot, and one of our favourite parts of our smallholding.
The Cae’r Boncath bell tent is in a four-acre field, so is exclusively yours. There is also a wealth of wildlife including (at the last count) more than 50 species of birds in and around the site.
Cae’r Boncath offers you the chance to relax and enjoy the heart of the countryside but is close enough to activities and lots of attractions for those looking for a more active holiday.
We are on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park within peaceful and unspoilt countryside between the mountains and the sea. This is a popular area for walkers, climbers, paddlers and riders. Footpaths, quiet roads, and bridleways can lead you through picturesque, gentle countryside and on up into the Snowdonia mountains. We can also offer secure cycle storage, shelter and turnout for horses.
The five-metre bell tent is raised on a platform and equipped with a double bed and two single futon mattresses (if required) and a cosy woodburning stove for those damper days. It has its own compost toilet and solar outdoor shower, camp kitchen with gas cooker and a firepit for nights under the stars toasting marshmallows.
When available, free-range hen eggs and free-range pork (sausages, bacon, chops or belly etc.), vegetables and fruit can be purchased at the campsite. Freshly baked bread can be ordered for the mornings.
We are located on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park, sandwiched between the mountains and the sea.
Caernarfon Castle and the indoor climbing centre are a ten-minute drive away.
The Welsh Highland Railway station at Waunfawr is about five minutes away.
Llanberis, the gateway to Snowdon itself, is a ten-minute drive away.
There are plenty of pubs and restaurants within close distance.
The local footpath network is extensive and you can walk onto Cefn Du, Moel Eilio and on to the Snowdon Massif straight from the campsite. The local road and path network offer safe cycle and horse -riding routes.
Water quality at nearby bathing waters
Morfa Dinlle, Gwynedd
Llanddwyn, Isle Of Anglesey
Aberffraw, Isle Of Anglesey
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St Davids - Benllech, Isle Of Anglesey
- Caernarfon Castle (2.8 miles)
- National Slate Museum (4.1 miles)
- Snowdon Mountain Railway (4.1 miles)
- Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens (5.2 miles)
- Ty^ Mawr Wybrnant (16.2 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
- Ceunant Bach - Moel Eilio - Foel Goch (3.5 miles)
- Gwastadnant - Elidir Fach - Elidir Fawr - Gwastadnant (5.9 miles)
- Bethesda - Ogwen (7.2 miles)
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Beautiful and peaceful weekend, already booked again! 23 Jun 2014
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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
Commercial vehicles allowed
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Leisure/theme park nearby
Mountain biking nearby
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Public transport nearby
Tiny (1-10 pitches)
Ordnance Survey maps (GB and Northern Ireland only) are available at lower levels via the drop-down menu.
- Coach stations
Caernarfon: Penllyn Bus Station — 2.7mi
Penygroes (Gwynedd) Coach Stop — 6.0mi
Bangor: Garth Rd Bus Station — 7.8mi
- Train stations
Llanfairpwll Rail Station — 6.5mi
Bangor (Gwynedd) Rail Station — 7.3mi
Bodorgan Rail Station — 10.0mi
- Ferry ports
Holyhead Ferry Terminal — 21.4mi
Barmouth Ferry Landing — 29.0mi
Porth Penrhyn Ferry Landing — 29.3mi
Anglesey Airport — 16.0mi
Most routes from the motorway network to North Wales will take you along the A55 Coast Road; take exit 10 (A487) for Caernarfon.
From Caernarfon take the A4085 Waunfawr Road (signposted Waunfawr/Beddglert). After the village of Caeathro go through the roundabout and take the second exit. At the very top of the hill turn left onto an unclassified road; we are the first farm track on your right.
From Beddgelert follow the A4085 through Waunfawr and after the large dip in the road take the right-hand turn at the crest of hill onto an unclassified road; we are the first farm track on your right.
From Porthmadog follow the A487 towards Caernarfon, at the village of Bontnewydd take the second exit at the roundabout (heading for the A4085 ), then the third exit at the next roundabout (A4085 Waunfawr Road signposted Waunfawr/Beddglert). At the very top of the hill turn left onto an unclassified road; we are the first farm track on your right.
The main railway station close to us is Bangor. Bus services run regularly to Caernarfon. Buses from Caernarfon to Waunfawr/Beddgelert run along the A4085 Waunfawr Road. The driver will stop at the top of the hill. We are a short walk away.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Arrive:||3 p.m. –||6 p.m.|
Refunds not given.
In the unlikely event that the bell tent becomes unavailable due to reasons beyond our control the total rental value paid to Cae'r Boncath Glamping will be returned in full and we shall not be under any other liability.
Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.
Payment of balance
The balance is due 7 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 7 weeks then the balance should be paid as soon as possible.
Cae'r Boncath Glamping will contact you to arrange payment.
If payment is not received in due time, the campsite will cancel your booking without further notification.
Payment methods accepted on the parkBank transfer
Terms and conditionsSite booking terms and conditions
Guests should contact the owner to provide an estimated time of arrival one day before the holiday starts.
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Arrive:Tue 1 Oct 2013
Depart:Wed 2 Oct 2013
Max. persons: 4x
5m-bell tent with a double bed and two single futons mattresses (if required). All linen provided.
Compost toilet, solar shower and separate camp kitchen.
Firepit for barbecues.
Cars must be parked in the car parking area.