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Tyn Yr Onnen Farm

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Tyn Yr Onnen Farm: Standing in the middle of the site (photo added by manager on 01/08/2022)

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.

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.

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 allow gas barbecues with gas cylinders of more than 1kg.


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Reviews

9.6

Overall rating based on 403 reviews

 

97% would recommend this site to a friend.

94% would stay here again.

  78% described as Spectacular scenery ?

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Excellence camp site02/11/2023

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  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Location, scenery

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    Nothing

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Great site, stunning views, close to major attractions, and good …30/10/2023

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    Great site, stunning views, close to major attractions, and good facilities. Would definitely stay here again

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Really good value for money Relaxing and quiet30/10/2023

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  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
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    Clean and tidy. Very helpful staff. Good facilities. Peaceful and quiet. Relaxing

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    Single width lane to get to thankfully I didn’t meet anything coming the other way

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Fantastic site, you have to visit!28/10/2023

Reviewer's country: United KingdomMark P.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding pitch (large)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    The whole set up of the site, catered for everyone, friendly site, views were amazing.

    Disliked: 

    The little road to the site had signs at the start but disappeared along the way and the road is very narrow we stopped halfway thinking we were lost but we kept going and found it.

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A lovely farm stay!03/11/2023

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJudith G.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    We loved our stay here! It was nestled in a beautiful and quiet location. There were plenty of facilities on site. The showers were very hot and the site was well maintained. We loved walking around the area and seeing all of the animals - the donkeys were lovely. There was a little play area for children too. Very easy to reach and close to some wonderful places to explore.

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In the middle of nature, close to Snowden mountain, lovely …24/10/2023

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnna M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch (large)
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    In the middle of nature, close to Snowden mountain, lovely place

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Excellent24/10/2023

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSarah J.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch (large)
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    Loved this site, kind friendly staff always willing to help out! We arrived in the dark and the wind and rain! Late in the evening was shown to our pitch! On leaving the host was amazing and so kind. Plus the eggs from the farm were beautiful 😍
    Loved the surrounding area, right near base camp to Snowden! Listened to the train pass in the morning. Pitches and grass were in great condition. Had a little issue with the electric but staff fixed it straight away. Love this site and would return!

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    Older teenagers would have liked more WiFi but I get that at home! Plus camping in the hills! I went to get away from WiFi!

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Amazing view, very tranquil. Fantastic staff19/10/2023

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  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
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    Amazing view, very tranquil. Fantastic staff

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Great pitch, well kept. Showers and toilets spotless, and shower …17/10/2023

Reviewer's country: United KingdomLyn H.Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Great pitch, well kept.
    Showers and toilets spotless, and shower was continuous so no need to keep pressing for water.
    Helpful warden.
    Helpful fellow campers.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing, I will be back.

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Great site, proper shower, toilet and washing facilities.17/10/2023

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAaron G.Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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    Really like the pitch we were given and parking next to the tent pitch. Lovely hot showers available 24 hours a day and a proper toilet and washing facilities available onsite. Pretty close car drive to Snowdon so an ideal location to use as your base.

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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

Portable toilet

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

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 GMT (GMT+00:00)   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


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:  4 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  10 a.m.

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

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. 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: £100.00 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.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking, or at any point before the due date.

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Terms and conditions

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  • 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:  4 p.m. –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  10 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Tyn Yr Onnen Farm? From £25 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party.

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