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Tyn Yr Onnen Farm: Standing in the middle of the site

General

  • Family-run farm on the edge of Snowdonia National Park
  • Donkeys, llamas, chickens and more to see on site
  • Well-known walking country with hundreds of acres direct from the farm

Off to Wales to wander? Pitch up at superbly scenic Tyn Yr Onnen Farm, on the edge of Snowdonia National Park between the Moel Eilio and the Elephant Mountains (Mynydd Mawr), for a hiking holiday you won't forget.

Keen-footed wayfarers of all abilities can wander hundreds of acres of heathland direct from the farm including a route right up to Snowdon's peak – although if that thought makes you pale, the Snowdon Mountain Railway with its more relaxed summit accessing is only a few miles away.

Guests also travel to Tyn Yr Onnen Farm and this part of north Wales for the coastline and beaches of the Llŷn Peninsula and the Isle of Anglesey within easy driving distance, and to get down with Wales's mighty heritage at the likes of the National Slate Centre and the castles of Harlech, Caernarfon, Bangor, Beaumaris, all nearby.

On site, llamas, donkeys, pigs, chickens, ducks, turkeys and newborn lambs in spring inhabit the farm for the kids to coo at: Tyn Yr Onnen is a working 180-acre sheep farm managed by the Griffiths family for over 300 years. Pitches are sheltered, with loads of room for barbecues, and campfires are allowed in one of the camping fields.

The children can entertain themselves at the play area with swings, roundabouts and sandpit, (parental supervision required at all times, of course), while the grownups should be chuffed at the clean and modern amenities in the refurbished toilet and shower block, with free hot showers, baby changing, disabled facilities and a utility room with washing-up area, campers' fridge and freezer, washing machines and tumble drier.

The local village, Waunfawr, is within walking distance and has a village shop open daily, as well as a pub serving the type of good food you want after a hike. There is also a local bus service which runs between Caernarfon and Beddgelert. Please check online for time tables and fares.

Please note

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

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

At least one of the party members must be aged 18 or over.

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) and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.


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9.5

Overall rating based on 420 reviews

 

96% would recommend this site to a friend.

93% would stay here again.

  81% described as Spectacular scenery ?

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Excellent family friendly site with good clean facilities19/08/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch (super)
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    The views surrounded by mountains and wildlife so beautiful and peaceful.

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Friendly and helpful staff Excellent views and close enough to …19/08/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomRICHARD C.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Friendly and helpful staff
    Excellent views and close enough to some excellent places.
    Toilet blocks were always clean likewise with the utility room.

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    Coming home 😞

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Would gladly stay here again18/08/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomNoah S.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding pitch (super)
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  • Liked: 

    Clean, well appointed, beautiful surroundings, friendly atmosphere, great staff

    Disliked: 

    Bit of walk to the pub

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Anonymous user

Great place18/08/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding pitch
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    View. Welcome. Facilities

    Disliked: 

    Approach road was tight but expected

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Lovely location and views were stunning. Great for ease to …18/08/2022

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomlorna V.Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch (super)
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    Lovely location and views were stunning. Great for ease to get to Mt Snowdon paths we drove to the Ramblers Path. Train Station also near by.
    Showers and toilets clean and very powerful hot showers.
    Site owner was very friendly.

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Excellent site staff very friendly and happy to help.17/08/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomChris S.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    Great Location pitch, lovely play area for children, clean facilities and good use of fridge and freezers especially in the heat wave. Kids loved feeding the donkeys.

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Playground was great for the kids with the donkeys in …17/08/2022

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  • Electric grass pitch (super)
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    Playground was great for the kids with the donkeys in the next field.

    Shower and toilet block was clean and tidy.

    Disliked: 

    Not much in local area, would have to drive to visit anywhere.

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Clean facilities, family friendly16/08/2022

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  • Electric grass pitch
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    Lots for kids to do, great little play area and sandpit

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As above, it's just perfect! Going to book it again next year15/08/2022

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

  • Electric grass pitch
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    Everything, the site is perfect!
    Pitches are well spaced out, facilities immaculate, staff really friendly. It's perfectly located to explore and its far enough to get the peace.....perfect

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Location and clean facilities15/08/2022

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  • Electric grass pitch
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    Location and clean facilities

    Disliked: 

    The utility room is locked at 9pm so can't access fridge/ freezer which I thought was strange.

    The ground was horrible to put the tent pegs in... layer of solid stones underneath. We stay at loads of campsites throughout the year and never had this problem.

    Also, we were pitched right next to a busy path.

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Features

Coronavirus

Deep cleaning of accommodation units between guests

Hand sanitising stations

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

Dog park

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Camping 2.0

Camping pods

Jumbo tent pitches

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Forest

Lake and/or mountain

Peaceful

Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Communal freezer

Communal fridge

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Farm

Medium (26-50 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Surf school nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Motorhome service point

Seasonal pitches

Tourer storage facilities

Location

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  • Waunfawr, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales, LL55 4AX
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 53.1063°N 4.1924°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Bus Station — 4.1 miles
Povey's Garage — 5.3 miles
Povey`s Garage — 5.3 miles
Train stations
Llanfairpwll Rail Station — 8.0 miles
Bangor (Gwynedd) Rail Station — 8.4 miles
Bodorgan Rail Station — 11.6 miles
Ferry ports
Holyhead Ferry Terminal — 22.9 miles
Barmouth Ferry Landing — 27.4 miles
Porth Penrhyn Ferry Landing — 27.7 miles
Airports
Anglesey Airport — 17.5 miles

Directions


Just off the A4085 between Caernarfon and Beddgelert is the village of Waunfawr. Look for the Skoda garage on the right, pass this and then take the third left. If you pass a church on the right or reach the bridge over a river then you have gone too far. The campsite is on your left about a kilometre from the main village road.

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

The surrounding area has heaps to see and do alongside the rambles, coastlines and castles: if you get a bit stuck for choice, ask the family for their top picks. Within a short drive are Surf Snowdonia in Conway, Zip World in Bethesda (home to Velocity, the fastest zipline in the world and the longest in Europe), the treetop nets of Bounce Below, Zip World Caverns in Blaenau Ffestiniog and GreenWood Forest Park a family adventure park in Y Felinheli.

Rather conveniently, one of Wales's top attractions is less than five miles from Tyn Yr Onnen Farm, the National Slate Museum in Llanberis, where kids can get stuck into the story of the country's mining heritage amid talks and demos, quarrymen's houses and interactive play activities.

Llanberis village is where many set out to climb Snowdon as the Llanberis Path begins here, winding up the least taxing route (we'll point out again that the Snowdon Mountain Railway goes to the top too). The village is also a popular place for adventurous activities like kayaking, coasteering, scuba diving, mountain biking, pony trekking and high ropes courses.

Another popular pull of these parts is the Dinorwig Power Station or Electric Mountain: take an underground tour, set the kids free to play in the den, or test your wits in the Genius Corner puzzle room.

Must see

  • Snowdon Mountain Railway (3.3 miles)
  • National Slate Museum (3.3 miles)
  • Caernarfon Castle (4.2 miles)

National Trust

  • Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens (6.8 miles)
  • Ty^ Mawr Wybrnant (15.0 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.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  1 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.

Reception is unmanned after 9pm. Please call the site/park using the contact details provided in the booking confirmation email if you are arriving after this time. The team will then provide you with the relevant information about your unit/pitch.

Tyn Yr Onnen Farm cancellation policy

No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.

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. Tyn Yr Onnen Farm will debit the balance from your card 2 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 2 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

Hired accommodation: £50.00 damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.

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 Tyn Yr Onnen Farm have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Tyn Yr Onnen Farm dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Tyn Yr Onnen Farm? The surrounding area has heaps to see and do alongside the rambles, coastlines and castles: if you get a bit stuck for choice, ask the family for their top picks. Within a … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Tyn Yr Onnen Farm?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  1 p.m. –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.

    Reception is unmanned after 9pm. Please call the site/park using the contact details provided in the booking confirmation email if you are arriving after this time. The team will then provide you with the relevant information about your unit/pitch.

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

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