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General

  • Peaceful countryside setting a short drive from Cardiff and Swansea
  • Campers' kitchen, shop and free hot showers
  • Buy vintage Welsh wool blankets and handmade crafts on site

Brynhyfryd Camping and Caravanning is a peaceful, family-owned rural site, welcoming families and couples looking for a relaxing break. Although in a rural area, Junction 36 of the M4 is only ten minutes away.

The farm has a popular campers' kitchen with fridge, microwave and kettle, and a small shop selling basics, cold drinks, ice and some camping necessities along with shabby chic items, vintage Welsh wool blankets and handmade crafts produced by the family.

The amenities building has free hot showers, toilets and privacy cubicles.

The site is still evolving, and work is ongoing to some areas in the form of landscaping and improvements.

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.

Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.


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7.8

Overall rating based on 44 reviews

 

80% would recommend this site to a friend.

77% would stay here again.

 
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Nice quite location, a very basic site but enjoyable for that. 25/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Paul M. Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The site is small and sweet, there is no road noise, just lovely countryside. There is a good pub for food (Fountain) 5 mins by car, easy access to Cardiff and the Gower. The owner was very pleasant

    Disliked: 

    There was no camp site sign and frankly the entrance to the site is uninviting but don't let that put you off. The toilet block is being renovated and so not up to scratch but good to see the owners putting in the effort to improve facilities.

From the manager...

Thank you for your lovely review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. We are grateful for the fact that you are appreciative of our efforts to improve the site. As I've mentioned previously, it is unfortunate that the entrance is through our service area, but with the way our land lies, there is no alternative. We will be making an effort to improve things there, but the toilet facilities have taken up all our time recently. You are a lovely understanding couple, but I don't think that all campers are like that. Some folk don't appreciate that we are just two people, no longer in the first flush of youth! We work as hard as we can but cannot be everywhere all at once! We look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Lynda

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very small site with not many places for children to play 25/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom hayley_e161776 Mobile phone icon Confirmed

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

    Dry pitches
    Picnic tables
    Chickens

    Disliked: 

    There are current works going on in the toilets- this is well advertised and expected. HOWEVER what wasn't expected was that the building materials would be left scattered over the ground- saws, broken wood, plastic wall panels etc. Left there over night, over the weekend. Particularly around the only fire extinguisher and meeting point. It's not safe and an accident waiting to happen.

    Lack of space- the pitches were incredibly small and there is no where for children to play- not a park etc, but even a field to kick a ball around. I'm sure that if the site were quiet empty pitches could be used but it's summer when most pitches are occupied.

    Whilst there are beautiful areas to walk the dogs- you have to drive to get to them- or risk walking along a fairly busy country road.

    No information given on arrival to abuse of the area/ what's about etc. In fact I didn't see the owners throughout my 3 night stay.

    There are a number of disused vehicles and caravans around the site which make it feel quite shabby.

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Spotlessly clean facilities, good pitches 24/07/2017

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  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very peaceful and relaxing place

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Great site with refurbished facilities 24/07/2017

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

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

    Quiet location. Short distance to local towns and local attractions. Clean facilities

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small campsite with clean facilities and warm welcome 13/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Tyrone M. Confirmed

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

    I liked the owners of the site, and the site was so quiet, I was working so was really nice to come back to a quiet place with a nice homely feel. would definitely stay there again. also the pitches where really nice and spacious with a picnic table and seats on the pitch which is a nice touch. would love to take my wife with me next time I think she would love the peace and tranquillity.

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From the manager...

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We would love to see you and your wife in the future. All the best, Lynda & Paul

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Really friendly and really easy stay thank you 04/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Mark S. Confirmed

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

    Really friendly and really easy stay thank you

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Thank you for your lovely review! We are glad that you enjoyed yourself and hope to see you again in the future.

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A relaxing and quiet site. Dog friendly which is important to us. 29/06/2017

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

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

    The quiet atmosphere and the friendly people also its dog friendly

    Disliked: 

    None

From the manager...

Thank you for your lovely review. We do hope to see you again in the future.

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owners are lovely . hard working and undergoing good quality ... 21/06/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom les a. Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    owners are lovely . hard working and undergoing good quality re furbish. shower and toilet block very clean. mirco kettle and fridge for those travelling light. clean towels and soap in toilets. this will be a very good site when complete

    Disliked: 

    pitches not well maintained, waste bins overflowing. nettles and a little overgrown on hedges.

From the manager...

We are so glad you liked the renovation to the toilet block and appreciated the facilities that we provide in the campers kitchen. We did fall slightly behind with groundskeeping as the toilets are taking up so much of our time and the lad who does the mowing for us was on a three week holiday to Australia, the lucky thing! However, we do want to point out that as we are keen on nature and conservation, the grass on the back edges of the pitches is left longer for a reason. It is to enable small creatures to travel in safety, if out in the open, they are a perfect meal for a passing owl! Similarly, you may see some nettles in the wilder bits, the reason for this is that they are about the only plant that the beautiful peacock butterfly uses as a nursery for it's offspring. Without nettles, far fewer beautiful butterflies. We try to contain them to inaccessible areas though. Finally, the waste bins, they do fill up on a busy weekend and are collected on a Tuesday. We have tried to change the day to a Friday, but unfortunately, the waste carrier is unable to help with this. Some things are beyond our control I'm afraid. I hope you understand the explanations given and that they have addressed your concerns satisfactorily. Regards, Lynda

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Lovely site, lovely owners, nice facilities :) 06/06/2017

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

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

    Owner was friendly, camp site was far enough in the countryside to be lovely, yet close enough to be convenient, toilets, showers and wash up area, with new facilities being renovated at the moment.

    Disliked: 

    Everything was fine

From the manager...

Thank you for your lovely review! We shall look forward to seeing you again!

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love it here ive come twice in a month now ... 01/06/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom rosemary_g102377 Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    love it here ive come twice in a month now xx lovely owners from home to home proper holiday not like going on a site and you cant turn x keep the good work up xx iv got my own wifi box so great x

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From the manager...

Thank you for your lovely review! You must be due for another visit soon! We shall look forward to it!

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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

Local produce

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

Hard standings

Seasonal pitches

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Peaceful

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking 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

Groups welcome

D. of E. 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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  • Ffordd Y Gyfraith, Cefn Cribwr Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales, CF32 0BS
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 51.5468°N 3.6333°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Bridgend Sarn Coach Stop — 2.8 miles
Port Talbot Bus Station — 7.4 miles
Neath: Rail Station Coach Stop — 10.9 miles
Train stations
Tondu Rail Station — 1.6 miles
Sarn Rail Station — 2.0 miles
Wildmill Rail Station — 2.9 miles
Ferry ports
Swansea Queens Dock Ferry Terminal — 13.4 miles
Barry Waterfront Ferry Terminal — 18.5 miles
Cardiff Castle Waterbus Stop — 19.8 miles
Airports
Cardiff International Airport — 16.3 miles
Swansea Airport — 19.1 miles

Directions


Leave the M4 at junction 36, take the A4063 down the dual carriageway, go past Sarn Park Services and continue up to the roundabout. Go straight on onto the B4281 for approximately one mile to the Fountain pub (on your left-hand side). Turn left at the pub, go over the level crossing and up a straight road (approximately half a mile long) to the T-junction. Take the left and carry on for another half a mile until you reach the Ffordd-y-Gyfraith crossroads. Look out for our sign at the crossroads and turn right. You will find the campsite after approximately 70 yards on the left.

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 campsite is well placed for visiting lots of attractions whatever your interests. There are two nature reserves within five miles (one half a mile away); just nine miles away you will find several beaches including Porthcawl, Ogmore by Se, and Aberafon. The Gower Penisular beaches are a 40-minute drive away.

Many ruined castles are around the area and there's plenty of industrial heritage such as the renowned Rhondda Heritage Park.

Or go shopping for the day: the site is 30 minutes' drive from Cardiff and slightly closer to Swansea with its new marina. A McArthurGlen Designer Outlet is ten minutes away, just off Junction 36.

Other notable attractions include St Fagans National History Museum (free entry), the Big Pit National Coal Museum (free entry), Margam Country Park and Go Ape Adventure, Afan Forest Park and offroad cycling, and the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

The site is next door to Wiggleys Fun Farm.

Must see

  • Aberdulais Falls (11.1 miles)
  • National Waterfront Museum (14.0 miles)
  • Penderyn Distillery Visitor Centre (15.8 miles)

National Trust

  • Aberdulais Falls (11.1 miles)
  • Watersmeet (23.5 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. –  7 p.m.
Depart:  12 p.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  1 p.m. –  7 p.m.
Depart:  12 p.m.

Brynhyfryd Camping and Caravanning cancellation policy

No refunds within 1 week 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. Brynhyfryd Camping and Caravanning 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.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

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

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
Units will be allocated on arrival.

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

Extras
Motorbike(s) can be brought instead of the car(s) included.

General
Quiet hours must be respected between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Occupancy
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

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.
Firearms are not permitted.
Open fires are prohibited.

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.
No vehicle movement between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m..
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.
The car is only included in the rate if you are travelling with a touring caravan or a tent. If you wish to bring a car along with your motorhome/campervan please select the extra.
Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

Additional terms

Maximum tent size: 5m x 7m

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