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- Quiet riverside spot on a family smallholding in Bryncir
- Just outside Snowdonia National Park; 10 minutes' drive from the coast
- Easy access from the A497; pub/restaurant half a mile away
How to sum up Penllystyn Farm? There's a lot to like about this Gwynedd smallholding site, but the three main highlights have got to be the seriously good views, waterside walks and all-round chilled farm vibes. Here you'll be sitting pretty in the small village of Bryncir, just outside Snowdonia National Park and a 10-minute drive from the coast.
Around the 10-acre site are a handful of farm animals along with a small woodland area and a riverside picnic spot, where you can also take a paddle or let the dogs cool off with a dip. Picnics, barbecues and campfires are all encouraged around here, but there’s also a good local pub/restaurant half a mile away if you fancy eating out.
It should be pretty easy to reach the other amenities in the surrounding area, as the farm is just off the speedy A487 main road. Where that road takes you is totally up to you, but one thing's for sure – you won't feel boxed in here. To the east, you have the myriad walks and adventurous activities of Snowdonia, while those who head north will be rewarded with such spots as Caernarfon Castle and Anglesey. Meanwhile, set your sights on the south or west for days out on the spectacular beaches of the Llŷn Peninsula, treks around the wild Wales Coast Path or sightseeing in the pastel-coloured town of Portmeirion.
Open from 25/03/2021 to 04/10/2021
This site has no on-site shower facilities.
At least one of the party members must be aged 18 or over.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.
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Non-electric grass pitch
Max. persons: 5 x
One Caravan or Camper trailer or Tent or RV site or Class B motorhome allowed per pitch
Pitch size : unlimited
Ground type: Grass
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Friendly, quiet, peaceful.
Excellent place to stay with friendly staff and the best scenery
Friendly staff, Location, Price
Lovely site , clean toilet & friendly staff
Great value back to basics
Capacity reduced to increase social distancing
Check-in: contactless (in person)
Check-in: one group at a time
Shared spaces: daily deep cleaning
Leisure on park
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on park
Car parking by site/unit
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Barbecue grills allowed
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Electric car charging point(s)
No drinkable water point
No hot water
No running water
Propane/gas cylinders available
Dog walk nearby
Public transportation nearby
Tiny (1-10 sites)
Mountain biking nearby
- Coach stations
Criccieth: Lay by Coach Stop
— 6.7 kilometres
6.7 kilometres Penygroes (Gwynedd) Coach Stop — 8.4 kilometres
8.4 kilometres Tremadoc: The Square Coach Stop — 9.1 kilometres
- Train stations
Criccieth Rail Station
— 6.8 kilometres
6.8 kilometres Penychain Rail Station — 9.7 kilometres
9.7 kilometres Porthmadog Rail Station — 10.0 kilometres
- Ferry ports
Barmouth Ferry Landing
— 32.0 kilometres
32.0 kilometres Porth Penrhyn Ferry Landing — 32.5 kilometres
32.5 kilometres Aberdaron Ferry Landing — 35.9 kilometres
— 35.8 kilometres
If guests in your group are clamouring for castles, send them off to Criccieth (10 minutes' drive), a Cadw-run 13th-century fortress with impressive views over Cardigan Bay. You might also want to call in at Caernarfon Castle (20 minutes) on the southern edge of the Menai Strait, whose mighty walls endured both Owain Glyndwr's sieges and the fiercest fighting of the Civil War.
Once you've seen some of the coast, take to the mountains and Snowdonia, where excellent walks are up for grabs at scenic spots like Llanberis (20 minutes) or Beddgelert (20 minutes). Fancy trading in your walking boots for old-fashioned steam train trips? The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway (15 minutes) can sort visitors with whistle-stop tours of the spectacular local landscape.
For something a bit more active, Zip World Slate Caverns (35 minutes) should fit the bill with its zipwires, trampolines and underground play park. Older kids in your crew might be more taken by the action-packed activities laid on at Adventure Parc Snowdonia (an hour), including top-rated watersports like freshwater surfing.
- Criccieth Castle (7.0 kilometres)
- Welsh Highland Railway (Porthmadog) (10.1 kilometres)
- Ffestiniog Railway (10.8 kilometres)
- Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens (25.2 kilometres)
- Ty^ Mawr Wybrnant (29.3 kilometres)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||Anytime –||9 p.m.|
Penllystyn Farm cancellation policy
Balance refunds: 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.
Deposit transferable during COVID-19.
The remainder is payable on arrival.
Payment methods accepted on the parkBank transfer
Terms and conditionsSite 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 Penllystyn Farm have a swimming pool? No View all features
- Is Penllystyn Farm dog friendly? Yes View all features
- What attractions are near Penllystyn Farm? If guests in your group are clamouring for castles, send them off to Criccieth (10 minutes' drive), a Cadw-run 13th-century fortress with impressive views over Cardigan Bay. You might also want to … Read more
When can I check in and check out of Penllystyn Farm?
Camping and touring Arrive: Anytime – 9 p.m. Depart by: Anytime
- How much does it cost to stay at Penllystyn Farm? From $27 (for 1 night, 5 people) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability