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- Wild camping on a Powys farm with spectacular hill and valley views
- Five minutes’ drive to Fishpools Forest; half an hour to Elan Valley
- Basic facilities and grass pitches, plus a donkey, horses and sheep
What’s the best thing about Coco’s Wild Camp? The spectacular setting in 400 acres of Powys hill country? The utter peace on site? Or the wildlife you may spot? In fact, it’s probably a combination of all three aspects that makes this spot near Llandrindod Wells a most desirable escape from the hurly-burly of everyday life.
This is a place for contemplation of the near-endless views and a place to enjoy walking in gorgeous countryside. On your ambles, watch red kites hover above the hills, and look out for hares and rabbits running around in the fields. You may be lucky enough to spot a deer, too.
And if you don’t spot any wildlife, you can always interact with all the friendly farm animals – sheep, horses and goats included. The star of the show here is undoubtedly Coco, the donkey who lends his name to the place, who will soon have you all beguiled with his antics – especially if you feed him free carrots from the site shop.
As this is proper wild camping, amenities on site don’t stretch much beyond compost loos – please note there are no showers and no electricity – but what you will experience is amazing sunsets on clear nights, followed by starry, starry skies. Sunset is your cue to gather around the firepit and get set to watch the Milky Way glittering above.
Guests are advised to bring a good quality torch with them as parts of the campground/park are unlit.
There is no reception building on-site: on arrival please contact the number provided on your booking confirmation.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.
The campground/park does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dog Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro).
This campground/park has no on-site shower facilities.
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Unpowered grass site
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Brilliant site friendly and stunning views
Lovley site that we will return to....
Very nice wild and lots of space, and you can …
From the manager...
There are 4 separate composting toilet units on site.. our staff work hard to keep these clean and serviced.
All in all a really good campsite. Kids loved coco. take a 4x4 if rain
Absolutely phenomenal views
The views were incredible! No light pollution around so watching …
Fabulous location with 360 panoramic views, great walking hills and …
Absolutely fantastic….. views to die for, friendly and welcoming owners …
Check-in: contactless (in person)
Disinfectant sprays and wipes provided
Hand sanitising stations
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Car parking by site/unit
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Lake and/or mountain
Electric car charging point(s)
Gas cylinders available
No drinkable water point
Dog walk nearby
Small (11-25 sites)
Horse riding nearby
Mountain biking nearby
- Coach stations
— 24.3 kilometres
24.3 kilometres Post Office — 25.3 kilometres
25.3 kilometres Bus Shelter — 25.3 kilometres
- Train stations
Llanbister Road Rail Station
— 3.2 kilometres
3.2 kilometres Dolau Rail Station — 4.3 kilometres
4.3 kilometres Llangynllo Rail Station — 5.5 kilometres
- Ferry ports
Porth Penrhyn Ferry Landing
— 73.1 kilometres
— 85.3 kilometres
As you’re surrounded by Powys hills, it may be hard to know where to start exploring – if you’re on foot, Fishpools Forest (five minutes’ drive) is a good option, with a slew of way-marked woodland walks leading past lakes and hilly viewpoints to waterfalls including Water Break-Its-Neck (25 minutes).
Another option nearby is Elan Valley (half an hour), where hikes lead to a series of awe-inspiring Victorian dams, and there are scenic picnic spots by the side of River Marteg in Gilfach Nature Reserve (both half an hour).
On two wheels? Saintswell Practice Track and Race Centre (half an hour) has MX tracks from gentle to challenging. Prefer to get active on the water? There are kayaks and rowing boats for rent at Llandrindod Lake (20 minutes) – just be sure to keep a look out for the Welsh dragon sculpture spouting water instead of fire in the middle of the lake.
Curious kids may appreciate trips to Valley View Falconry (20 minutes) to handle birds of prey and see them fly, or guided tours (May to October only) of the observatory at The Spaceguard Centre (25 minutes) to learn about asteroids and comets.
- Stokesay Castle (28.7 kilometres)
- Ludlow Castle (33.4 kilometres)
- Powis Castle & Garden (38.2 kilometres)
- Cwmmau Farmhouse (19.6 kilometres)
- Croft Castle and Parkland (27.0 kilometres)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and caravan|
|Arrive:||8 a.m. –||11:30 p.m.|
|Arrive:||2 p.m. –||Anytime|
|Depart by:||11 a.m.|
Coco's Wild Camp 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.
A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now.
The remainder is payable direct to Coco's Wild Camp on arrival.
Payment methods accepted on the parkVisa
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 Coco's Wild Camp have a swimming pool? No View all features
- Is Coco's Wild Camp dog friendly? Yes View all features
- What attractions are near Coco's Wild Camp? As you’re surrounded by Powys hills, it may be hard to know where to start exploring – if you’re on foot, Fishpools Forest (five minutes’ drive) is a good option, with a … Read more
- When can I check in and check out of Coco's Wild Camp?
Camping and caravan Arrive: 8 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. Depart by: noon On-site accommodation Arrive: 2 p.m. – Anytime Depart by: 11 a.m.
- How much does it cost to stay at Coco's Wild Camp? From $39.29 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability