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Irfon River Caravan and Camping Park

9.4
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Irfon River Caravan and Camping Park: View of the pods

General

  • Quiet family site with river, meadow and woodland views
  • Within 40 minutes' drive of outdoor activities in the Elan valley
  • Over a mile of private fishing for trout, salmon, sewin and grayling

Fishing fan? As the name suggests, Irfon River Caravan and Camping Park is right on the banks of the River Irfon, and stays on this family-run site in West Wales come with access to a mile and a quarter of private fishing rights.

Trout, salmon, sewin and grayling are splashing in these waters, while there are further rich pickings on the nearby Usk and Wye rivers and in the reservoirs of the Elan Valley, a 40-minute drive away.

It’s a pretty spot to park up in, with views of the river, meadows and woodlands, the Epynt mountains and the Brecon Beacons beyond. Despite its deep country setting, the site is under five minutes’ drive from the village and railway station of Garth and 10 minutes from Builth Wells, whose showground hosts the annual Royal Welsh Show and something crowd pulling pretty much every other weekend of the year as well.

If you’ve been fortunate fishing the Irfon, caught some whoppers on the Wye or landed unbelievable quantities on the Usk, an outdoor feast awaits, and barbecues are welcome on site.

Silver David Bellamy Conservation Award

Please note

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

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

If the deposit for pod bookings is paid in cash, the amount will be refunded in cash on departure. However, if it is paid by card, the system can take up to 3 working days for the refund to reach your account.


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Reviews

9.4

Overall rating based on 69 reviews

 

97% would recommend this site to a friend.

96% would stay here again.

  94% described as Peaceful ?

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The short and sweet, Fab location,Fab manager and Fab wardens04/22/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomRobert U.Confirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding and grass touring pitch (2 adults and 2 children)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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Brilliant staff and clean site04/18/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJames F.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding and grass touring pitch (2 adults and 2 children)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The view

    Disliked: 

    Ariel hookup way too short

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Nice and clean site with good access to hiking trails …04/18/2022

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

  • Electric optional hardstanding and grass touring pitch (2 adults and 2 children)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Nice and clean site with good access to hiking trails in Brecon beacons. Beautiful sceneries of mountains minute away

    Disliked: 

    Not as a dislike, just not much activities for smaller children. Site focused on fishing as stated in the add.

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Brilliant place to be.12/16/2021

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

  • Camping pod (2 adults and 2 children, no pets, ensuite)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Excellent accommodation, brilliant staff and lovely scenery.

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Excellent location, clean and friendly staff.10/05/2021

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomrichard v.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Camping pod (2 adults and 2 children, pet friendly, ensuite)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Fantastic location. We were a cycling group looking to explore the Welsh hills and trails, just perfect.
    Andrew on site was always there when needed, especially locating a set of jump leads, he stayed to make sure the car was started. A really pleasant guy to talk with, and added to the experience of staying at Irfon River.

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Anonymous user

Nice compact, quiet site with good facilities09/28/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding and grass touring pitch (2 adults and 2 children)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Good toilet and washing facilities, nice location and helpful camp warden. Not to far from Rhyder/Elan Valley

    Disliked: 

    No on-site shop & no shops/pubs/dining n easy walking distance

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Pitch perfect and we returned a few days later09/26/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomKevin D.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding and grass touring pitch (2 adults and 2 children)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Beautiful location, very helpful staff

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Friendly welcome, location, facilities, wifi09/19/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomKevin D.Confirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding and grass touring pitch (2 adults and 2 children)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Friendly welcome, location, facilities, wifi

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Anonymous user

Excellent site with clean facilities, friendly staff and level pitches09/15/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding and grass touring pitch (2 adults and 2 children)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Andrew was very friendly and helpful. The site was very peaceful and well kept. Shower block immaculately clean.

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Very quiet09/13/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAndreu D.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Camping pod (2 adults and 2 children, no pets, ensuite)
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  • Liked: 

    Very quiet

    Disliked: 

    Pods not secure. Windows not working. Pillows not available.

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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

TV room

Take away

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Car parking by pitch/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Camping 2.0

Camping pods

Themes

Forest

Lake and/or mountain

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Public transport nearby

Type

Medium (26-50 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Drainage hook-up points for tourers

Seasonal pitches

Tourer storage facilities

Water hook-up points for tourers

Location

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  • Upper Chapel Road, Garth, Builth Wells, Powys, Wales, LD4 4BH
  • Timezone Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 52.1331°N 3.5213°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Interchange — 14.1 miles
Black Lion Hotel — 19.2 miles
Post Office — 19.2 miles
Train stations
Garth (Powys) Rail Station — 0.4 miles
Llangammarch Rail Station — 1.9 miles
Cilmeri Rail Station — 3.0 miles
Ferry ports
Swansea Queens Dock Ferry Terminal — 39.9 miles
Airports
Swansea Airport — 43.5 miles

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

The Elan valley – an area of hills, rivers and lakes known as the Welsh Lake District – is half an hour’s drive away for hikes and angling, mountain biking and birdwatching. For further action on the feathered front, it’s a similar distance to the Red Kite Feeding Station just outside Rhayader, where an array of raptors lay on daily displays for their dinner.

For a quick intro to the Brecon Beacons, make for the Pwll y Wrach National Nature Reserve, 40 minutes away: trails take you through ancient woodlands, looking out for badgers, otters, chiffchaffs and pied flycatchers before finishing with a deep, dark, thundering waterfall whose Welsh name means ‘the witches’ pool’.

If you’re after bigger hikes high up, trails up Epynt mountain start five minutes’ drive away, and it’s around 50 minutes to routes up Pen y Fan and Waun Fach. Alternatively, let the water do all the hard work: canoe down the Wye from Three Cocks or down the Usk from Talybont, half an hour and 40 minutes away.

If more into reading than boating, make a 40-minute foray to Hay-on-Wye, a town almost collapsing under the weight of all its secondhand bookshops, with many cosy pubs for you to peruse your purchases in over a pint.

Must see

  • Dolaucothi Gold Mines - National Trust (19.3 miles)
  • National Showcaves of Wales (22.1 miles)
  • Brecon Mountain Railway (24.2 miles)

National Trust

  • Dolaucothi Gold Mines (19.3 miles)
  • Cwmmau Farmhouse (19.3 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.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  noon –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  10 a.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  3 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  10 a.m.

Irfon River Caravan and Camping Park cancellation policy

No refunds within 1 week 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. Irfon River Caravan and Camping Park will debit the balance from your card 6 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 6 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

Hired accommodation: £50.00 (€58.90) damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

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

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Does Irfon River Caravan and Camping Park have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Irfon River Caravan and Camping Park dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Irfon River Caravan and Camping Park? The Elan valley – an area of hills, rivers and lakes known as the Welsh Lake District – is half an hour’s drive away for hikes and angling, mountain biking and birdwatching. … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Irfon River Caravan and Camping Park?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  noon –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  10 a.m.
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  3 p.m. –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  10 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Irfon River Caravan and Camping Park? From €41.12 (for 1 night, 4 people) - 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 leads and supervised at all times.

Hired accommodation
Hired accommodation: £50.00 (€58.90) damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.

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 hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

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

Pitches
Please note, pup tents are to be used for storage purposes only. Guests may not use them for sleeping.

General
Quiet hours must be respected between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

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

Visitors
Visitors are not permitted on site.

General
You'll need an Environment Agency rod licence (you'll need to apply for this beforehand).

Additional terms

Disposable barbecues are not permitted.

Please note that if the deposit for pod bookings is paid in cash, the amount will be refunded in cash on departure. However, if it is paid by card, the system can take up to 3 working days for the refund to reach your account.

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