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The Rising Sun Touring Caravan Park and Campsite

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General

  • Pub site a mile from Haverfordwest
  • Folly Farm, Oakwood Theme Park and Heatherton within 30 minutes' drive
  • Excellent amenities

Looking for a pretty pub site in Pembrokeshire close to Blue Flag beaches, a stroll from the Pembrokeshire capital and with the potential for squealy good times at three local theme parks? House your little animals at The Rising Sun Touring Caravan Park and Campsite, only a mile from Haverfordwest, five miles from a stretch of perfectly sandy Pembrokeshire beaches and with Folly Farm, Oakwood Theme Park and Heatherton all within a half hour drive.

The campsite attached to this traditional and very friendly family-run pub and restaurant has just a handful of pitches over its scenic and well maintained two and a half acres, set between the inn on one side and a brook on the other. Standards are kept sky high for the facilities including refurbished shower and loo block: the staff say that some guests have called this the best campsite shower in Wales, so we recommend happily singing numbers from The Animals and their contemporaries as you lather up.

The Rising Sun has another soaring reputation for quality and good value home-cooked meals using locally sourced produce wherever possible, in a newly refurbished restaurant with adjoining lounge bar with Freeview.

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Facilities/activities including washing machines and tumble dryers are subject to extra charges payable on arrival.


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9.2

Overall rating based on 68 reviews

 

97% would recommend this site to a friend.

96% would stay here again.

 
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ALL our family and dog had a lovely time. 15/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Mark G. Confirmed

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

    Small size site so not overcrowded. People who run site and pub were very nice. Food at pub great. FANTASTIC location to base selves for visiting Pembroke, Newgale, St. Davids, Milford Haven and of course Haverfordwest.

    Disliked: 

    ONLY TWO SHOWERS. One Female and One Male. Definitely needs more wash and changing facilities.

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Very clean site, friendly staff, will most definetly go back 15/08/2017

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

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

    Very clean site and friendly owners

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We had a lovely time. Great friendly quiet site. Would return. 13/08/2017

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

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

    The facilities were pretty good, clean and there was a friendly atmosphere. The pub was lovely and everyone really friendly. The site was nice and the pitches flat. There is a small play area though this really seemed to be for small children or toddlers.

    Disliked: 

    Very close to a noisy busy road. Very close to a stream (not a nice one). There was a murder if crows living in a tree above our tent.
    The wifi was really expensive, however 4g is accessible, and most people had the private network password anyway. Why bother charging?
    A place for freezing freezer packs would be useful, I know this is a bit old-school its just a nice to have and not a complaint.

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Good location Pub with good good Clean well kept site 12/08/2017

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

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

    Good location
    Pub with good good
    Clean well kept site

    Disliked: 

    Only one shower for women and one for men.
    But was warm and clean

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Clean facilities staff friendly 12/08/2017

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

  • Electric grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    It was so peaceful grass was cut and it was very clean site child friendly lovely drive to the beach would come again

    Disliked: 

    The fact there was no gate to stop young kids going out
    And only one showeroom but that didn't really bother me
    Road can be noisy at night

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Excellent site very clean and tidy friendly 10/08/2017

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

  • Electric hardstanding motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Site and onsite pub

    Disliked: 

    Would have liked a little onsite shop

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Very nice site 08/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Adriano B. Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding motorhome pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Booked in just for 1night pitches were lovely and spacious ,toilets and showers were very clean .booked in advance for a meal in the pub food was lovely and reasonably priced owners were really nice couldn't fault anything will definetly stay again

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    Nothing to dislike

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Wonderful 07/08/2017

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  • Liked: 

    Amazing small very child friendly site campfires allowed play area for kids pub is welcoming with free squash for kids pitches were big. Very easy to get to and main town only a few minutes away. Its a hidden gem and we'll be back.

    Disliked: 

    Could use toilets up other end of site but not a massive issue.

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Perfect site for a relaxing break. 07/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Tracey T. Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    This is a lovely small site. Phil and Dave are so welcoming and friendly, the grounds are kept spotless. The pub is lovely too with dogs welcome in the bar, food was delicious. Great location for seeing Pembrokeshire as easy route for all areas from Haverfordwest.

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    Nothing to dislike.

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Lovely 06/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Janette T. Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Size and space. Not too big ,plenty of space ,not overcrowded.
    Great for children , adventure play area , games and outdoor toys freely available.
    Two showers of high quality , lovely hot water. Toilets very clean.
    Campsite owned by pub landlord , good food and games room .
    Great location to visit all areas of Pembrokeshire.

    Disliked: 

    Not a dislike, but another shower or two would be great.

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Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

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Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

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Outdoor swimming pool

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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

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Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Fully serviced pitches

Hard standings

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Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

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Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Surf school nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Pub campsite

Tiny (1-10 pitches)

Location

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  • St Davids Road, Pelcomb Bridge Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, SA62 6EA
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 51.8144°N 5.0002°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Haverfordwest Bus Station — 1.5 miles
Johnston (Pembrokeshire): Railway Inn Coach Stop — 4.1 miles
Steynton (Pembrokeshire): Lay by Coach Stop — 6.0 miles
Train stations
Haverfordwest Rail Station — 1.9 miles
Johnston (Pembrokeshire) Rail Station — 4.0 miles
Clarbeston Road Rail Station — 5.6 miles
Ferry ports
Milford Haven – Dock Entrance — 7.4 miles
Pembroke Dock Ferry Terminal — 8.4 miles
Martins Haven Ferry Landing — 11.8 miles
Airports
Swansea Airport — 42.6 miles

Directions


From the A40 Haverfordwest, head south-west towards Cartlett Road. Exit the roundabout onto the A487. Go through another roundabout and continue for about a mile. At the following roundabout, take the second exit onto St David's Rd/A487, and continue for about a mile until you reach The Rising Sun on your left-hand side.

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

Theme parks, beaches, castles, coast surfing, sailing, fishing, history and heritage are on the doorstep in almost every part of Pembrokeshire – the county has over 50 castles and 50 beaches, hundreds of miles to walk on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path and gardens, multiple museums and a good cluster of islands for sightseeing and birdwatching. Tenby is about 20 miles from the campsite and Pembrokeshire’s county town Haverfordwest a mile away with an award-winning farmers’ market, riverside walks and plenty of shops, restaurants and cafés.

Sand fans will find acres of beaches to pick from in the area whether they want to carefully craft sandcastles or get active with surfing, swimming, boating, kayaking or kite surfing: Pembrokeshire has more Blue Flag beaches than anywhere else in the country and the several sandy beaches – and exceptional fishing – of St Brides Bay are only about five miles from the Rising Sun Inn (beaut beaches, places to eat, small villages and means for boat hire are dotted all along the Pembrokeshire coast if you want to venture further). The wide sandy beach of Druidston Haven is the closest to the campsite and allows dogs all year; your mutt’s spirits will rise high indeed.

Near St Brides Bay, take a boat out to Skomer Island from the tiny National Trust-managed village of Martin Haven or the fishing village of Dale for the spectacular and screechy spectacle of hundreds of thousands of chattering birds; Skomer is a National Nature Reserve and is crammed with seabirds such as guillemots, razorbills, the biggest collection of puffins in southern Britain and half the world’s population of Manx Shearwaters. Also look out for inhabitants like the unique Skomer vole, glow worms and seals sunning themselves on the nearby rocks, and for peregrine falcons and kestrels overhead.

The teeny city of St Davids is 14 miles from the Rising Sun and twitchers can access Ramsey Island from here, an RSPB reserve with thousands more seabirds to see; if this might make you a bit board, one of the best surfing beaches in the country is two miles along the coast at Whitesand Bay.
Little animals will be kept happy with the wealth of family attractions within half an hour: the wooden rides of Oakwood Theme Park and the Blue Lagoon waterpark are both at Narberth; fun at Folly Farm and its vintage funfair is in Kilgetty, and sport, activity and adventure among the tree top trail, driving range and maize maze at Heatherton on the outskirts of Tenby.

If you want to travel a bit further it’s easy enough to get from the Rising Sun Inn to other popular Wales destinations like Carmarthen and Cardigan Bays and the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Must see

  • Pembrokeshire Coast National Park (8.4 miles)
  • Pembroke Castle (10.2 miles)
  • St Davids Cathedral (12.1 miles)

National Trust

  • St David's Visitor Centre and Shop (12.2 miles)
  • Stackpole Estate (13.6 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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Arrive:  Anytime –  Anytime
Depart:  Anytime

On arrival, call in at the pub during opening hours, or at the first bungalow if the pub is closed.

The Rising Sun Touring Caravan Park and Campsite 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.

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