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Riverside Caravan and Camping Park: Poppy camping pod

General

  • Family-friendly site 15 minutes' drive from Builth Wells
  • Elan Valley and Brecon Beacons within a half-hour drive
  • On the banks of the River Irfon for fishing and wild swimming

There are many things that draw people to seek out riverside spots for their hols – you may fancy a bit of fishing, or perhaps you’ve got an eye on the scenic picnic potential, or maybe you secretly (or not so secretly) just yearn to get in for a wild swim…

Whichever of the above you’ve got in mind matters not, for they’re all covered at Powys site Riverside Caravan and Camping Park, in little Llangammarch Wells and 15 minutes’ drive from the ancient market town of Builth Wells. As the name intimates, this four-acre park is indeed on the riverside – the banks of the Irfon river, to be more specific. Fishing is allowed on site for those clutching the correct permit, and there’s direct access to the water for those who want to cool their feet with a tentative paddle or take the plunge for a full-on swim.

There’s plenty of space for open-air eats too, either a picnic or a cookout at the barbecue area; covered gazebos have also been set up just in case the weather isn’t amenable (and they’re also piled high with handy things like games of giant Jenga, footballs, hula hoops and an electricity supply for recharging your gadgets).

Time out in the open air might include watching over the kids at the playground, taking the dog for a walk along the riverbank from the village or around one of the other excellent dog-walking spots locally (there’s a washing machine on site to deal with any muddy pawprints they leave you with) or ambling over to the local pub, 10 minutes’ stroll away. Being in a dark sky area, there's often also some fab stargazing to be had by night.

Please note

Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

If reception is closed on arrival: please contact the number provided on your booking confirmation.

Group bookings of 5 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

Discount cards and gift vouchers cannot be applied to bookings made via Pitchup.com.

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

No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

Group bookings of 2 or more units (e.g. tent, caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Reception is unmanned after 8 p.m.. Please inform the campground while on your way there should you expect to arrive after this time so that the team can provide information about your unit/site.

Guests must bring their own duvets, pillows, sheets and towels when staying in rental accommodation. You will not be allowed to stay if you do not bring these items.


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Reviews

9.5

Overall rating based on 248 reviews

 

95% would recommend this site to a friend.

93% would stay here again.

  84% described as Peaceful ?

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Anonymous user

What a beautiful campsite,quiet,clean and a lovely river26/05/2022

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  • Power optional concrete slab caravan site
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    Incredibly clean and a lot of thought given

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Good site , great for kids who like to play in the river.25/05/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Powered grass site
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    Size of the pitch

    Disliked: 

    Smell of sulphur from the water pipes

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we would go back, the surrounding countryside is beautiful.22/05/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomEmma W.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Powered grass site
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  • Liked: 

    Beautiful site with a river running along side. Very well maintained, flat pitches. The owners were really welcoming and friendly. I loved the little herb garden that people can help themselves to. It was so relaxing spending the evening in front of the camp fire.

    Disliked: 

    The ladies shower, 50p for 5 minutes and the water was either too hot or too cold.

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Anonymous user

Really friendly staff, dog friendly site. Clean accommodation and excellent …22/05/2022

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  • Poppy camping pod
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    Really friendly staff, dog friendly site. Clean accommodation and excellent facilities

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Anonymous user

Perfect stay, beautiful location. Facilities great09/05/2022

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  • Powered grass site
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    Loved every thing!

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Very welcoming. Level pitches. Clean and tidy09/05/2022

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  • Unpowered grass site
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    Open space. Clean,well maintained facilities. Charming village. Dog liked the river

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    That the pub was shut that day.

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Very nice and clean field. Hosts were very kind and …03/05/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomMartyna S.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Powered grass site
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    Very nice and clean field. Hosts were very kind and everyone felt welcomed 🙂 toilets and washing station really clean and all the time there were soap and toilet tissues what is pretty important on campsite 🙂 lovely, quiet area to chillout 🙂 highly recommended and will be back!

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Really nice site10/05/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomLia B.Confirmed

  • Powered grass site
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  • Liked: 

    Very friendly site, well maintained facilities and grounds.

    Rental of the fire pits and supplies are a great idea for the chilly nights too!

    Disliked: 

    Nothing for the site really, expected a little more in the way of walk ways off road as the country lanes with 2 dogs was a little difficult but nice for a couple of days chill regardless.

    Make sure you stock up on your supplies as doesn't appear to be much in the way of shops within walking distance

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Lovely site, clean facilities, highly recommended06/05/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomBarbara E.Confirmed

  • Bluebell camping pod
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    Small and lovely campsite, would definitely recommend!
    Clean toilet facilities, gaming area/ equipment for children. We stayed for a long weekend in a camping pod which was nice clean and cosy.
    Very good location if you plan visiting Brecon Beacons park.
    Owners live on site are very friendly and approachable.

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Really good site, facilities are superb, friendly staff.03/05/2022

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  • Powered grass and gravel caravan site
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    The site is beautifully maintained, the staff made you feel very welcome as if nothing is too much trouble. The pitches are level and very spacious. Next to none road noise.

    Disliked: 

    I know it’s a family site with an awful lot of kids, but they made so much noise right up till it started raining.( 9pm) the parents showed no consideration about the volume of noise.

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Features

Coronavirus

Capacity reduced to increase social distancing

Check-in: contactless (in person)

Disinfectant sprays and wipes provided

Hand sanitizing stations

Shared spaces: daily deep cleaning

Shared spaces: more frequent cleaning

Leisure on park

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Playground

Recreation room/arcade

TV room

Takeout

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on park

Bath available

Car parking by site/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Laundry

Parent & baby washroom

Payphone

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Restrooms

Shower available

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Scouts welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Camping 2.0

Camping pods

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Bush

Hikers’ paradise

Lake and/or mountain

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Wildlife haven

Utilities

Charging facilities

Dump point

Electric car charging point(s)

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Convenience store nearby

Dog walk nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transportation nearby

Type

Small (11-25 sites)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Seasonal sites

Location

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  • Llangammarch Wells, Powys, Wales, LD4 4BY
  • Timezone Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 52.1105°N 3.5619°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Interchange — 21.8 kilometres
Black Lion Hotel — 33.0 kilometres
Post Office — 33.0 kilometres
Train stations
Llangammarch Rail Station — 0.6 kilometres
Garth (Powys) Rail Station — 3.3 kilometres
Llanwrtyd Rail Station — 4.9 kilometres
Ferry ports
Swansea Queens Dock Ferry Terminal — 60.8 kilometres
Airports
Swansea Airport — 66.4 kilometres

Directions


Coming along the A483, take the turning for Llangammarch Wells. The best turnoff is either as you enter Garth from Beulah or leaving Garth from Builth Wells. Go down to the bottom of the road and turn right; the site is 100m along on the left, over the cattle grid.

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

This part of the world has many enticing options for folk who like a good walk or bike ride on their hols: as well as local riverside paths, you might also like to consider setting off for the Elan Valley (half an hour’s drive) to ramble by lakes and waterfalls, or aim south to the trails of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

For other outdoorsy days, there’s a fine golf course in Builth Wells (15 minutes) and the chance to see big birds take flight at the Red Kite Feeding Station in Rhyader (half an hour). The Brecon Mountain Railway (an hour) is a great choice for those who’d like to see the scenery at slow pace, and the Dolaucothi Roman gold mines likewise for folk intrigued by what lies beneath their feet.

There’s a lot going on throughout the year in this area too – time your trip cleverly to tie in with the Hay-on-Wye Book Festival (45 minutes), the parades of fine beasts at the Royal Welsh Show (20 minutes) or the famed World Bog Snorkelling Championships (10 minutes).

Must see

  • Dolaucothi Gold Mines - National Trust (27.7 kilometres)
  • National Showcaves of Wales (32.4 kilometres)
  • Brecon Mountain Railway (37.4 kilometres)

National Trust

  • Dolaucothi Gold Mines (27.7 kilometres)
  • Cwmmau Farmhouse (34.1 kilometres)

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 caravan
Arrive:  1 p.m. –  8:30 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  10:30 a.m.

Riverside Caravan and Camping Park cancellation policy

Balance refunds: no penalties

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

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

The remainder is payable direct to Riverside Caravan and Camping Park on arrival.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Cash
American Express
Visa
MasterCard
Apple Pay

Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • How much is payable upfront? A 15% transferable deposit is payable when you book, with the balance payable on arrival. Read more
  • Does Riverside Caravan and Camping Park have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Riverside Caravan and Camping Park dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Riverside Caravan and Camping Park? This part of the world has many enticing options for folk who like a good walk or bike ride on their hols: as well as local riverside paths, you might also like … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Riverside Caravan and Camping Park?
    Camping and caravan
    Arrive:  1 p.m. –  8:30 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  10:30 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Riverside Caravan and Camping Park? From $29.98 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

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

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.

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

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

General
Discount cards and gift vouchers cannot be applied to bookings made via Pitchup.com.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leashes and supervised at all times.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 2 or more units (e.g. tent, caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
Group bookings of 5 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

Coronavirus
Guests must bring their own duvets, pillows, sheets and towels when staying in rental accommodation. You will not be allowed to stay if you do not bring these items.

Reception
If reception is closed on arrival: please contact the number provided on your booking confirmation.

General
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.

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.

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

Occupancy
No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Arrivals and departures
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Safety
Open fires are prohibited.

General
Quiet hours must be respected between 10:30 p.m. and 8 a.m..

Reception
Reception is open from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. between 01/04 and 30/10.
Reception is unmanned after 8 p.m.. Please inform the campground while on your way there should you expect to arrive after this time so that the team can provide information about your unit/site.

Occupancy
Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

General
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behavior is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Taxes
This area is not subject to city tax.

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

Arrivals and departures
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Visitors
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

Sites
You must follow management instructions when setting up your tent/rig and related equipment.

Hired accommodation
Your unit must be left clean and tidy; a fine of £100.00 ($176.62) will be charged for unclean units upon departure.

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