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General

  • Spacious site in the grounds of a pub 15 minutes' walk from the beach
  • Surfing, golf and horse riding within a few minutes' drive
  • Mobile bar, showers and drinking water available in the field

Fancy a pint? Want to walk for less than a minute to get your mitts on it? You’re in luck at the Three Golden Cups, a spacious family-friendly site that just happens to be handily located in the grounds of a friendly pub. Extra holiday points apply here for the fact that it’s only a 15-minute walk from the sandy beach of Dunraven Bay, with sea views from various corners of the site.

Pitch up in the grass field here (there’s plenty of space so you can afford to spread out) and you’ll be mere steps away from a range of beers and wines that can be supped in the cosy bar or out in the beer garden. Settle in for a little longer if you like and partake of the full menu of tasty snacks and meals. No guilty microwave ding here – everything’s freshly prepared by the in-house chefs.

When even that’s too far to haul yourself to acquire a drink, scooch on over to the mobile bar that’s been set up in the field to provide an even more convenient source of refreshment to weary travellers. If you’re just in need of a cooling drink, you can avail yourself of one of the drinking water taps around the field.

A quick amble across the field brings you to the toilet block, which has separate male and female shower facilities and a washing-up area. There’s no wifi at the site itself but you can login at the pub when you pop in to get your food and drinks.

If you’d prefer to turn your hand to cooking your own dinner you’re most welcome to light up a barbie on your pitch. The nearest supermarkets are 15 minutes’ drive away in Bridgend, but there’s a farm shop just a few minutes up the road where you can pick up local organic meats to chuck on the grill.

Please note

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

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Group bookings of 8 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).


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8.7

Overall rating based on 74 reviews

 

92% would recommend this site to a friend.

89% would stay here again.

 

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Great location. Sea views near my favourite beach southerndown. Pub ... 13/08/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom samantha_g311316 Mobile phone icon Confirmed

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

    Great location. Sea views near my favourite beach southerndown. Pub food and drink excellent and friendly and very close. On a clear night beautiful stars. Chilled atmosphere, good basic facilities.

    Disliked: 

    More of a suggestion of signs for the loos and showers visible from camp.

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Great site in a fantastic situation with a ice pub next door. 12/08/2018

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

  • Non-electric grass tent, campervan or trailer tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Site was quiet even when fully booked. Pub was great with nice staff, good well priced food and sky sports channels so I could watch the footy. Showers were nice and hot. All set in a fantastic area with beautiful walks and scenery.

    Disliked: 

    Only one small gripe that the bins around the showers and toilets could have been emptied more often. Also the loos needed cleaning more often than they were.

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Very need facilities and free wifi near the pub 11/08/2018

Reviewer's country: Netherlands irene_s273235 Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent, campervan or trailer tent pitch
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    Fine campsite

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Going back in two weeks. Lovely site, 20 miles from home 10/08/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom theresa_l178917 Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent, campervan or trailer tent pitch
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    All of it

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Friendly staff all amenities on site 09/08/2018

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

  • Non-electric grass tent, campervan or trailer tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Staff were very friendly and the food was lovely

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    Nothing

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Very family friendly, walking distance to Southerndown and Ogmore, efficient ... 09/08/2018

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

  • Non-electric grass tent, campervan or trailer tent pitch
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    Very family friendly, walking distance to Southerndown and Ogmore, efficient public transport, clean facilities.

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Lovely camp site with good facilities and beautiful surroundings 08/08/2018

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

  • Non-electric grass tent, campervan or trailer tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Good facilities and helpful having a pub on site. Beautiful surroundings. Very close to a gorgeous beach.

    Disliked: 

    Not many shops around for supplies but that didn’t matter to us.

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Lovely site lovely friendly staff and amazing food in restaurant. 07/08/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom emma_c285609 Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent, campervan or trailer tent pitch
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    The whole experience on the whole was brilliant, site was lovely the staff and the landlord was very friendly and helpful at all times. The food served was of an execellent standard cant say how much we all enjoyed it on the site and we go camping every year and i have to say this was one of the best.

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From the manager...

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The Landlord.

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We loved it. We'll go back. 07/08/2018

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

  • Non-electric grass tent, campervan or trailer tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Laid back, quiet site close to a beautiful beach. Nice pub and a lovely little Italian restaurant serving THE BEST coffee in the mornings.

    Disliked: 

    Saturday night can be a bit noisy, showers are not the best. But i'd put up with this for the other benefits.

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We had a amazing time, the beach near by is beautiful. 07/08/2018

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

  • Non-electric grass tent, campervan or trailer tent pitch
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    The area was lovely and very quiet.
    The food was delicious and good value.

    Disliked: 

    Portable showers.

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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

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Type

Medium (26-50 pitches)

Pub campsite

Location

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  • Main Road, Southerndown, Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales, CF32 0RW
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 51.4523°N 3.6092°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Bridgend Sarn Coach Stop — 5.7 miles
Cardiff International Airport: Bus Stop — 12.2 miles
Port Talbot Bus Station — 12.5 miles
Train stations
Bridgend Rail Station — 4.1 miles
Wildmill Rail Station — 4.9 miles
Sarn Rail Station — 6.0 miles
Ferry ports
Barry Waterfront Ferry Terminal — 14.9 miles
Minehead Harbour — 17.5 miles
Swansea Queens Dock Ferry Terminal — 17.6 miles
Airports
Cardiff International Airport — 12.3 miles
Swansea Airport — 22.4 miles

Directions


Bus service 303

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

Most guests’ first port of call from here is the beach at Dunraven Bay, a 15-minute walk away. Lots of beachy tastes are catered for here – there’s a sandy beach, a stretch of shingle and plenty of rock pools to pole about in. If you’d like to learn how to get on to the water or want to brush up your board technique, sign up for a surfing lesson at Southerndown Surf School, next to the beach.

If your idea of beach bliss involves a dream sequence of riding a horse in the surf, you can bring that to life with a seaside trek from the riding centre in Ogmore-by-Sea, five minutes’ drive from the site. Meanwhile, golfers can wield a club on the limestone heath course at Southerndown Golf Club, 10 minutes away, and walkers can hit the trails of the Wales Coast Path to hike for as long as they like (honestly – there’s 870 miles of path in total around the whole coastline).

Wales is famed for its castles, and your nearest here is Ogmore Castle, 10 minutes away – the Norman stone castle, part of which dates back to 1100, is still largely intact. A little further away (20 minutes from the site) is Coity Castle, which mainly dates from the 14th century and is a great place for kids to charge around and enact knights’ battles. Both of these sites are free to visit.

Must see

  • St Fagans: National History Museum (14.6 miles)
  • Castell Coch (16.5 miles)
  • Aberdulais Falls (17.3 miles)

National Trust

  • Holnicote Estate (17.2 miles)
  • Aberdulais Falls (17.3 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:  12 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart:  2 p.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  12 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart:  1:30 p.m.

Please call into the pub to register your details and pitch up your documents before you pitch your tent.

Three Golden Cups 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. Three Golden Cups 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.

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

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
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.
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.

General
Quiet hours must be respected between 11 p.m. and 8 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 8 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Reception
Reception is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. between 01/03 and 31/10.

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
No vehicle movement between 9 p.m. and 8 a.m..
The car is only included in the rate if you are travelling with a touring caravan or a tent. Cars are not permitted when travelling with a motorhome/campervan.

Visitors
Visitors must leave the premises by 10 p.m..
Visitors’ cars are not permitted on site.

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