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Pencarnan Farm Caravan and Camping Site: Overlooking Porthsele beach

General

  • Family-run site situated on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path
  • Direct access to Porthsele beach; a mile from Whitesands
  • On-site coffee hut open daily and pizza served in school holidays

Fancy a stay on a family-run farm… with direct access to a beach below? Make your way to Pencarnan Farm Caravan and Camping Site, a 96-acre farm overlooking Porthsele beach on the Pembrokeshire coast. The site is on the most western tip of Pembrokeshire, with views of St Georges Channel connecting the Irish and Celtic seas.

You'll be in good company with a stay here: generations of the same family have been running the site since the mid-1950s, a holiday spot for guests who return year after year – some with their kids and grandkids now in tow. This place is just the ticket for outdoor adventures too, as it's set directly above Porthsele beach (with private vehicle access so you can cart all your kit along with you).

The sea and bay are safe for swimming and kayaking, and there are plenty of rockpools to explore at low tide. If you haven’t got your fill of sea breeze, surfing beach Whitesands is a one-mile walk along the coastal path or, if you’re feeling adventurous, a half-mile swim or kayak from Porthsele.

Sorting supplies is easy at the farm too: a site shop is on hand with camping and food supplies, wetsuits and logs for beach fires, and a coffee hut opens every day. This is also the spot for dinner with a view – pizzas are served above the beach on certain days during school holidays.

Please note

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

The shower facilities are closed until 17 May 2021. Guests will need to use their own facilities.

No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

The toilet facilities are closed until 17 May 2021. Guests will need to use their own facilities.


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9.5

Overall rating based on 212 reviews

 

97% would recommend this site to a friend.

95% would stay here again.

  93% described as Spectacular scenery ?

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Beautiful site and beautiful views17/04/2021

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomsara w.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • 3-amp Carn Llidi View electric grass tent, trailer tent or campervan pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Beautiful site and beautiful views

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Would have been great , however lockdown prevented our holiday14/04/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomVictoria M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • 3-amp Carn Llidi View electric grass tent, trailer tent or campervan pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Would have been great
    , however lockdown prevented our holiday

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Excellent site but poor facilities13/04/2021

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomsanjay c.Confirmed

  • 16-amp Rhosson View electric grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very Close to St davids white sandy beach and lovely walk around the cliffs.
    Friendly staff and helpful.

    Disliked: 

    Poor facilities in the camp site (nothing in order) Water area, Waste disposable nothing sign posted and one water filling and toilet for two camp site.

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Laid back site with great views and access to a lovely beach!06/04/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • 16-amp Rhosson View electric grass touring pitch
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    Sea views & access to the beach, this is what makes Pencarnan site special. Unfortunately during our stay the site had only just opened for the season and was still under covid restrictions so toilets and facilities weren’t open so I can’t comment on these. Whilst on our stay in the Rhosson View field there was a lot of farm equipment mess that obviously hadn’t been dealt with yet but I am sure it will be cleared soon.

    The touring fields were all grass and there were some level pitches with good hook ups. Water and waste points in the middle.

    Central area with the facilities looked to have been upgraded this year but were open yet but looked fine.

    Disliked: 

    The dog tax! We had to pay £4 per dog for our stay but there was no facilities for the dogs, no dog poo bins and in fact there was fair amount of dog poo around the site from the free running farm dogs. There’s no justification for charging for the dogs in these circumstances.

From the manager...

Thanks for your review, and we're glad you enjoyed your stay on the whole. Thank you for your feedback regarding our facilities for dogs, we are always looking for things we can do to improve and will take that on board. Pencarnan is a working farm and there will always be a certain amount of evidence of this around the site, but we will look at this too.

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Beautiful site set in ideal location.10/12/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJenny K.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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

    The views and walks. Would imagine it’s a very poplar site in the summer, for us in the winter was just what we were looking for.

    Disliked: 

    The showers weren’t great, hot water was very intermittent.

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Would probably visit again but not out of the main season09/12/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSharon P.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • 16-amp Rhosson View electric grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Quiet site in a great location. Straight onto beach and Pembrokeshire coastal path . Pleasant management team

    Disliked: 

    Pitches were really wet and although we didn’t need towing in and out most others did. Be prepared for some mud as no hard standing due to local rules. Toilets and shower block were cold, quite dirty and very poor for hot water ( maybe partly because of the time of yr though no attempts to compensate by adding a heater of any description etc.....)

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Not good value for money, facilities weren't that clean08/12/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSteven M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • 16-amp Ramsey Island View electric grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very close to coastal path and beach

    Disliked: 

    Cold showers, ground far too boggy for motorhomes, having to get pull off the field by tractor along with 2 others

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Lovely campsite with a fantastic spot on the beach!30/11/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomCURTIS I.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • 3-amp Carn Llidi View electric grass tent, trailer tent or campervan pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Beautiful location and super quiet and relaxed.

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Beautiful location right by coast path and beach. Stunning outlook29/11/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

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

    Location. Relaxed staff

    Disliked: 

    Perhaps more water points in beach field, or water points more visible
    Distance to toilet facilities.. Maybe composting toilet?

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Beautiful location29/11/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomCarl b.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • 16-amp Ramsey Island View electric grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Great location

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Features

Coronavirus

Capacity reduced to increase social distancing

Hand sanitizing stations

More frequent emptying of bins

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

Dog park

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Laundromat

Parent & baby washroom

Payphone

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Restrooms

Shower available

Washing-up area

Wheelchair access

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Hikers’ paradise

Spectacular scenery

Wildlife haven

Utilities

Charging facilities

Communal fridge

Dump station

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

Public transportation nearby

Type

Farm

Large (51-200 sites)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Restaurant nearby

Surf school nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Location

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  • Pencarnan Farm, St Davids, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, SA62 6PY
  • Timezone Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 51.8846°N 5.3049°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
St Davids (Pembrokeshire): New St Bus Stop — 2.9 kilometres
Haverfordwest Bus Station — 24.9 kilometres
Johnston (Pembrokeshire): Railway Inn Coach Stop — 25.7 kilometres
Train stations
Fishguard & Goodwick Rail Station — 25.1 kilometres
Haverfordwest Rail Station — 25.5 kilometres
Johnston (Pembrokeshire) Rail Station — 25.6 kilometres
Ferry ports
St. Justinian Ferry Landing — 0.8 kilometres
Ramsey Island Ferry Landing — 2.9 kilometres
Skomer Island Ferry Landing — 16.4 kilometres
Airports
Swansea Airport — 91.0 kilometres

Directions


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 is heaven for beach buffs: Porthsele and Whitesands beaches are both within walking distance of Pencarnan. At Porthsele, take your pick from kayaking, surfing and paddleboarding from its sandy shore; if fishing's more your bag you can fish for mackerel, pollock and seabass from the beach and from certain points on the cliff around Pencarnan's land.

There are also a few marked climbing spots around the cliffs on the land and some good entry points for coasteering or a coastal swim back to Porthsele beach… followed back at base with a sunset beach fire or barbecue to end the day. The famed surfing centre of Whitesands, a mile away on the coast path from Pencarnan, has a café, deckchairs and wetsuit hire, plus lifeguards in the summer months.

Heading south, St Justinian’s (under a mile away along the coast path) is home to RNLI St Davids Lifeboat Station and a departure point for boat trips around, onto and beyond Ramsey Island to spy seals, seabirds, porpoises, whales, dolphins and sharks. Make time too for a trip to the tiny city of St Davids, to browse its shops and galleries and take a look at sixth-century St Davids Cathedral.

Must see

  • St Davids Cathedral (3.2 kilometres)
  • Pembrokeshire Coast National Park (32.4 kilometres)
  • Pembroke Castle (35.2 kilometres)

National Trust

  • St David's Visitor Centre and Shop (2.8 kilometres)
  • Stackpole Estate (39.0 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 touring
Arrive:  noon –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  noon

Pencarnan Farm Caravan and Camping Site cancellation policy

No refunds within 30 days 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

Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Pencarnan Farm Caravan and Camping Site will debit the balance from your card 30 days before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 30 days then the balance will be taken immediately.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

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  • Does Pencarnan Farm Caravan and Camping Site have a swimming pool? No View all features
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  • What attractions are near Pencarnan Farm Caravan and Camping Site? This is heaven for beach buffs: Porthsele and Whitesands beaches are both within walking distance of Pencarnan. At Porthsele, take your pick from kayaking, surfing and paddleboarding from its sandy shore; if … Read more
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    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  noon –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  noon
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  • How much does it cost to stay at Pencarnan Farm Caravan and Camping Site? From $46.51 (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.

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

Safety
Firearms are not permitted.

Dogs
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.

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.

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 p.m. and 7 a.m..

Reception
Reception is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. between 15/07 and 31/08.
Reception is open from 9 a.m. to noon between 01/03 and 14/07 and between 01/09 and 01/01.

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.

Coronavirus
The shower facilities are closed until 17 May 2021. Guests will need to use their own facilities.
The toilet facilities are closed until 17 May 2021. Guests will need to use their own facilities.

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

Sites
Units should not be left unoccupied unless previously agreed with the management. Please speak to reception when the need arises, a fee may be charged for unsupervised units.

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.

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