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General

  • Peaceful and friendly site in the Brecon Beacons National Park
  • Fishing lake carefully developed by the family team
  • Spotless amenities

Hiking, biking or hill walking in the Brecon Beacons National Park, then coming back to cook up dinner over the flames of a campfire? Or how about angling on site, at a fishing lake edged by trees and plants and dwelt on by ducks and geese? If this sounds Brecon brilliant, give Bryncoch Farm a look in next time you're around Carmarthenshire parts.

Set secludedly among mountains in a quiet spot with spectacular views, Bryncoch is a peaceful and popular place with a friendly vibe and excellent amenities: 'spotless', 'immaculate' and excellent' are among the accolades heaped on the amenities here by chuffed former guests – and you'll be well chuffed too with all the provided little extras.

The pace is slow here for those who want to sink into a well-earned break; for the more energetic, outdoor activities are all around and watersports at south Welsh beaches within 30 minutes' drive.

Whichever option you pick, take some peaceful time at the centrally set lake, carefully managed over the years (the family team at Bryncoch has been developing the farm since 1995) to its tidy and scenic setting these days. It's filled with a good variety of species including carp for anglers to land; just bring your own fishing kit.

Ammanford, the farm's local settlement and a Fairtrade Town, is ten minutes away and the local pub is within walking distance.

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.


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9.4

Overall rating based on 57 reviews

 

96% would recommend this site to a friend.

93% would stay here again.

 

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Podtastic :) 02/04/2018

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    Lovely and peaceful. Showers and toilets are so clean. Pod was clean and warm. We had a lovely break in our cosy pod. The owners are very friendly and take pride in their site. We have booked to come back already.

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Great place we'll be back. 31/03/2018

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

  • Electric grass and gravel touring pitch
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    Owners brill campfires allowed and also provided wood.walks are great food nearby.

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Everything. Was such a peaceful location and waking up to ... 26/02/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom chloe S. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

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    Everything. Was such a peaceful location and waking up to a beautiful view of the lake! Shower blocks were absolutely immaculate, cabin was super snug, town wasn't too far away for a take away. And Jackie the owner was lovely and even upgraded us! Defo be back here as regulars!

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    Nothing!

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Absolutely loved this site, very peaceful, scenery is amazing and ... 01/01/2018

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    Absolutely loved this site, very peaceful, scenery is amazing and the owners are very friendly and helpful, we stayed in a gorgeous log pod, facilities are kept spotless we will definitely be returning 😀

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    Nothing, everything was perfect

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Excellent 23/12/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Susan G. Confirmed

  • Electric grass and gravel touring pitch
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    This is the third time to use this site, my family live near,which makes this site very handy with the M4 being so close. The showers have been improved to a very high standard.
    Location is really good,near supermarkets. Walking our dog is brilliant,up the Brecon Beacons. We have only used this site near Christmas, I would love to make a return visit in either the spring or summer.
    The surroundings on the site is really good, Trevor & Jackie the owners are very laid back. I would give this site 10 out of 10, highly recommended!

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We upgraded to the family pod when we arrived which ... 24/10/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Vicky S. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

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    We upgraded to the family pod when we arrived which was lovely and cosy. Shower pod was lovely, really clean and plenty of hot water.

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    The pod we were booked into was very dark and tucked away but the upgraded pod was perfect.

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Lovely and clean with fantastic views. Really helpful owner even ... 09/10/2017

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    Lovely and clean with fantastic views. Really helpful owner even gave us a lift to start of our hike!

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we were unable to go due to a death in ... 20/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom David K. Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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    we were unable to go due to a death in the family we have been there before and it was second to none Phil the owner is always helpful will go back next year

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Excellent place to stay. Very clean tidy lovely little place. 18/09/2017

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That you could pitch anywhere, the way you could order ... 16/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Annabel Z. Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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    That you could pitch anywhere, the way you could order wood from your collapsible chair to be delivered to said chair by the friendly and helpful owner, with a complimentary upcycled fire pit. Love it! Very good facilities in the corner of the field and a super fishing lake (which we didn't use but admired daily).

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Features

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

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Fully serviced pitches

Hard standings

Water hook-up points for tourers

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Lake and/or mountain

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Nearby leisure

Cycle hire nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Farm

Small (11-25 pitches)

Location

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  • Llandyfan, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, Wales, SA18 2TY
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 51.8348°N 3.9611°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Cross Hands: Post Office Bus Stop — 6.1 miles
Gorseinon Bus Centre — 12.0 miles
Llanelli: Island Place Bus Station — 13.5 miles
Train stations
Llandybie Rail Station — 2.1 miles
Ffairfach Rail Station — 2.9 miles
Ammanford Rail Station — 3.1 miles
Ferry ports
Swansea Queens Dock Ferry Terminal — 15.4 miles
Airports
Swansea Airport — 16.7 miles

Directions


From the A483 Llandeilo, follow the A483 until you get to Derwydd and turn left (brown sign to Carreg Cennen Castle), then straight and follow the bendy road (do not turn off to the castle signs). Continue past the church on the right-hand bend and after two-thirds of a mile you will see a sign for Bryncoch Farm and South Wales Camping (concrete road). Turn left up into the drive and left onto the campsite.

From services on the M4, follow the Ammanford signs five miles to Ammanford, through the first set of lights. Bear right at the second set of lights and take the third turning left just after the speed camera, then continue for about 3 miles. You will pass the Square and Compasses pub on the right. Follow the road bearing left around the bend for 500m and you will find our concrete drive and signs on the 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

Hike, hill walk or cycle around the Brecon Beacons or get into the car to reach some top attractions of Carmarthenshire and south Wales within ten to 40 minutes' drive.

Ten minutes away is Carreg Cennen Castle, spectacularly set high up above a limestone precipice (if you've read Ronald Welch's The Gaunlet, Crreg Cennen is where it's set). Its local station of Ffairfach is on the Heart of Wales Line, running scenically from Llanelli on the Loughor estuary all the way up to Craven Arms in Shropshire.

Green-fingered types have Aberglasney House and Gardens 15 minutes away and the National Botanic Garden of Wales within 20; for beaches and coast, the sands of Pembrey are half an hour away and the Gower Peninsula is reachable in 40 minutes.

Must see

  • Carreg Cennen Castle (0.6 miles)
  • Aberglasney Gardens (5.4 miles)
  • National Botanic Garden of Wales (7.9 miles)

National Trust

  • Aberdeunant (3.7 miles)
  • Aberdulais Falls (13.3 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:  3 p.m. –  11:30 p.m.
Depart:  2 p.m.

Bryncoch Farm cancellation policy

No penalties

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.

The remainder is payable on arrival.

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

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.

General
Electric blow heaters are not permitted.

Pitches
You must follow the management directives when pitching your tent/unit and related equipment.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.

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