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General

  • Popular place for hikers, bikers and wildlife watchers
  • Viewsome park surrounded by woodland and farmland
  • Easy access to The Torrent Walk and Coed-y-Brenin mountain bike centre

Hiker, biker or both? Walk this way. Gywnedd’s Torrent Walk Campsite is a Snowdonia mecca for mountain bikers and walkers with trails for both all around. The Torrent Walk is only 500 metres from the site and the famed Coed-y-Brenin mountain bike centre is in the area with acres more walking trails around it. And, for the truly hardy, the mountain Cadair Idris and its three trails can be tackled nearby.

Back at base, Torrent Walk Campsite is surrounded on all sides by viewsome woodland and farmland, with pitches on a sheltered level field. The camping field is adjacent to the site buildings: toilet and shower block, disabled facilities, washing machines and drying facilities; campers have access to a fridge too. There’s also a power wash for bikes and equipment, and the Torrent Walk team can store your bike for you if needed.

For stocking up, the garage just up the road sells essentials and camping gaz, a shop and café within a five-minute walk, and a Co-op and a wide range of shops in the village of Dolgellau a mile and a half away.

Cooking your own dinner? Campfires are allowed on site: buy a firestarting kit from staff to spark up.


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8.5

Overall rating based on 223 reviews

 

87% would recommend this site to a friend.

85% would stay here again.

 

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Simple booking system online, and great location 18/10/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Benjamin F. Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Warm heated toilet block, dark outside, slightly sloping patch o' grass, friendly phone call with owners.

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Clean 11/10/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom andrew g. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Clean

    Disliked: 

    Road

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Facilities 11/10/2018

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  • 1 bedroom bunkhouse (adults only, bunk beds, shared)
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Close to the Torrent walk and beautiful scenery. Lovely clean ... 09/10/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Anonymous Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Close to the Torrent walk and beautiful scenery. Lovely clean and warm shower block. Easy check in and spacious pitches.

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Really peaceful campsite with great facilities and welcoming people 01/10/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Anonymous Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Calm location with great facilities- clean toilets and showers, there was also a room for laundry, ironing and fridges. Short walk to Dolgellau town although we couldn’t see a footpath(be careful walking on the road!). Tent location was perfect- in a nice quiet field by a small lake and forest. Really calming weekend in Dolgellau.

    Disliked: 

    The only thing was the wood we bought for £5 didn’t burn properly and seemed a bit damp. Would like to add though that lots of places don’t allow fires so this was really good- just a shame about the wood itself. Apart from this it was really lovely and would definitely like to visit again!

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clean and warm. 01/10/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom James B. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • 1 bedroom bunkhouse (adults only, bunk beds, shared)
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    clean, warm, hot showers and big kitchen , site was tucked away and has a good feel to it.

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Will go somewhere else next time. 27/09/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom John E. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass tent or trailer tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Convenient location

    Disliked: 

    Small pitches, limited facilities and being threatened to have our tent packed down because we forgot to put the tag on the tent.

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Friendly staff, level pitches, clean/warm and dry showers 18/09/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Nicky D. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The fantastic showers!

    Disliked: 

    The weather!

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Lovely location pitches very good staff friendly 10/09/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Alison W. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass tent or trailer tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    The site was lovely

    Disliked: 

    The weather

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As below 05/09/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Anonymous Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Liked it all - good set up

    Disliked: 

    Nothing to dislike

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Bar or club house

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Bath available

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Shower available

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Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

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Motorhome service point

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Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Lake and/or mountain

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

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Canoeing/kayaking nearby

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Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

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Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

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Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

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Bar nearby

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Type

Large (51-200 pitches)

Location

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  • Dolgun Uchaf, Dolgellau, Gwynedd, Wales, LL40 2AB
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 52.7501°N 3.8560°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Dolgellau: Eldon Square Coach Stop — 1.4 miles
Barmouth: Jubilee Rd Coach Stop — 8.6 miles
Bala: High Street Coach Stop — 15.5 miles
Train stations
Morfa Mawddach Rail Station — 8.0 miles
Barmouth Rail Station — 8.6 miles
Fairbourne Rail Station — 8.9 miles
Ferry ports
Porth Penrhyn Ferry Landing — 8.4 miles
Barmouth Ferry Landing — 8.5 miles
Airports
Anglesey Airport — 44.9 miles

Directions


Dolgun Uchaf is located in Snowdonia, 1.5 miles from the market town of Dolgellau, just off the A470.

From the A494 - head south west on the A494 towards the B4402. Turn left onto the A470 and then take the first left. The campsite will be on your right.

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 mountains and trails of Snowdonia, the beaches of Barmouth and the north Wales coast, and heritage attractions like the Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway and Harlech Castle are all within about half an hour’s drive of Torrent Walk Campsite, and Snowdonia National Park has activities for all sorts including whitewater rafting, horse riding, climbing and wild swimming.

The closest activity to home is the popular Torrent Walk, a four-mile circular path following the River Clywedog through its gorge; keep an eye out for otters and lesser horseshoe bats along its route. For gentler strolls, the National Trust managed Cregennan Lakes are about five miles west of Dolgellau on the slopes of Cadair ldris, and the flat Mawddach Trail between Dolgellau and Barmouth along the Mawddach estuary has hiking and biking paths with cracking views. Cregannan also has two lakes for fly and worm fishing, one for brown trout and the other for brown and blue.

Head to the coast for Barmouth and Fairbourne, both uncrowded and with miles of golden sand and Blue Flag awards. Beaut Barmouth Harbour, at the mouth of the Mawddach Estuary, is where to bag a boat for sea and fishing trips, while Fairbourne is a big pull for windsurfers and other watersport sorts. If sightseeing both seasides, take the Fairbourne Steam Railway from Fairbourne to Penrhyn Point and then the passenger ferry to Barmouth.

Must see

  • MOMA Wales - Y Tabernacl (11.0 miles)
  • CADW - Harlech Castle (13.0 miles)
  • Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway (15.1 miles)

National Trust

  • Ty^ Mawr Wybrnant (20.9 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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Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  10 a.m. –  10 p.m.
Depart:  12 p.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  1:30 p.m. –  10 p.m.
Depart:  11 a.m.

Torrent Walk Campsite cancellation policy

No refunds within 1 week of arrival date.

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. Torrent Walk Campsite will debit the balance from your card 1 week before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 1 week then the balance will be taken immediately.

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Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.

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Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.

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