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The Rising Sun Touring Caravan Park and Campsite

9.2
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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 54 reviews

 

96% would recommend this site to a friend.

94% would stay here again.

 
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Excellent site lovely and clean and nothing to much trouble 26/07/2017

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

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

    Peaceful and relaxing break
    Lovely and clean
    helpful staff and owners
    Pub on site and brilliant food

    Disliked: 

    Toilet block could be a bit bigger ie more showers and toilets but no major problem

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Facilities, people, bar! 24/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Liam H. Confirmed

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

    Facilities, people, bar!

    Disliked: 

    N/A

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Excellent, family run site 24/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Susan S. Confirmed

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

    Friendly, helpful owners
    Small site with very well maintained grounds and facilities
    Good location - very handy for the pub

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Beautiful small field ,laid back and friendly staff 18/07/2017

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

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

    The campsite was very relaxed as we were concerned that we wouldn't be pitched together as we were a large young group of couples .

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Lovely site. Clean and a warm welcome from the owner. Good pub. 13/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Sherry T. Confirmed

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

    Liked the location and laid back ambience.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing to dislike.

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Excellent site, clean and tidy, and a pub on site is fantastic. 12/07/2017

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

  • Electric grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Friendly staff, clean and tidy site including toilet and showers. The grass was mown nicely with no loose grass which is a bonus. The children ages 7-17 thoroughly enjoyed the play area, and the pub on site was excellent. Fantastic food and service.

    Disliked: 

    Would have liked the grass to be a little less sloped in areas.

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Small but lovely campsite attached to the pub serving excellent food. 08/07/2017

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

  • Electric grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Couple that ran the campsite were lovely and friendly, the food in the pub was delicious and highly recommended, everywhere nice and clean.
    There is also a small play area for children.

    Disliked: 

    We stayed before school holidays so no problem with having a shower as campsite not busy but in school holidays I think this will be a problem as only one shower each for male and female use.

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Great stay has everything you need, clean and friendly. 07/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Samantha H. Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass touring caravan or tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Very welcoming and the site has all the facilities you need for a great stay. Great location within walking distance of haverfordwest. Toilet and shower facilities are good and cleaned frequently. Lots of information about surrounding area available. Friendly landlord/owner, lovely little games/pool room, chips in pub where the best!! Would definitely consider staying next year! Thanks.

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It was my first camping trip and I thoroughly enjoyed, ... 28/06/2017

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

  • Electric grass pitch
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    It was my first camping trip and I thoroughly enjoyed, clean facilities, very friendly, definitely be staying here again.

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Spotlessly clean site, friendly staff great atmosphere in pub!!! 20/06/2017

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

  • Electric grass pitch
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    Everything

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

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Fishing

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Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

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Bath available

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Public telephone

Shower available

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Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

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Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

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Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

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Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

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Mountain biking nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Surf school nearby

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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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Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
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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The remainder is payable on arrival.

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