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- Nearly-wild camping... but with extras
- Summer bar with its own ale and games room
- Free brown trout fishing in the site river
Non-campers who smugly say to you that camping is about roughing it should be pointed towards this site (forcibly, if need be).
Glan Ceirw in Denbighshire is ‘nearly wild’ Welsh camping at its very peak (Wales has a lot of peaks) – riverside camping on the edge of Snowdonia National Park, but with the very mod-dest of mod cons for all guests. You’ll even be able to cast off for brown trout – free and with no licence required – in Glan Ceirw’s own river; just bring along your fishing equipment.
Owners Pauline and Martin see no reason why tent campers shouldn't be treated to some homely treats (huzzah), so Glan Ceirw counts among its facilities free high speed wifi and a snug summer bar – with its own exclusive ale – adjoining a games room with pool table and football table.
Glan Ceirw is in a valley location between the towns of Corwen and Betws-y-Coed, with mountain bike trails, cycle routes, peak scaling, forest walking and Bala Lake all nearby. Amenities including toilets, showers and a launderette are maintained to spotless standards, and the grounds are kept immaculate to encourage local wildlife (and small human guests).
Glan Ceirw has no food shop on site, but a tasty farmers’ market is nearby where you can pick homemade and organic produce. You could even bring a jar of jam back for the non-camping cynic…
Open from 03/01/2019 to 10/31/2019
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Ideal for walkers & cyclists
Not the best facilities
Perfect, friendly site with a gorgeous river teaming with critters 😃
Excellet site would highly recomend
I am a single parent with my 10year old and ...
Excellent stay can't wait to go back
Best place I've been camping *****
Leisure on park
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on park
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Tents for hire
Propane/gas cylinders available
Touring and motorhomes
Tourer storage facilities
Barbecue grills allowed
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Lake and/or mountain
Cycle hire nearby
Horseback riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Mountain biking nearby
Surf school nearby
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Convenience store nearby
Nearby farmers' market
Small (11-25 sites)
- Coach stations
Bala: High Street Coach Stop
— 6.7 miles
6.7 miles Llandrillo (Denbighshire): Dudley Arms Coach Stop — 7.2 miles
7.2 miles Llangollen: Market Street Coach Stop — 15.8 miles
- Train stations
Betws-y-Coed Rail Station
— 12.2 miles
12.2 miles Pont-y-Pant Rail Station — 13.8 miles
13.8 miles Llanrwst Rail Station — 13.9 miles
- Ferry ports
Barmouth Ferry Landing
— 28.8 miles
28.8 miles Porth Penrhyn Ferry Landing — 28.9 miles
Liverpool John Lennon Airport
— 36.9 miles
Bala Lake, Betws-y-Coed, Coed Llandegla Forest and Snowdonia National Park are all nearby, for enough activities of all sorts to keep you busy for weeks.
Start off among at the Conwy Valley Railway Museum’s miniature railway at Betws-y-Coed, then take a riverside walk along the Llugwy and on to the spectacular Swallow Falls via the River Conwy; if you don’t fancy the walk, settle down at the picnic areas overlooking the Pont-y-Pair Falls in the centre of the village.
Activity centres are within easy driving distance, like the one at Wales’s biggest body of water, Bala Lake, which has a huge range of outdoor options including whitewater rafting, zorbing and canoeing.
On land, horse riding, quad biking and dry slope skiing are all available, or you could follow in the footsteps of thousands (millions?) and scale some of the peaks of Snowdonia (promise yourself a picnic and a Glan Ceirw ale at the top).
If it’s heritage (and a rest) you’re after, two vintage steam railways are nearby – one at Bala and one at Llangollen – while in the national park the kids can dig into Welsh mining history with trips to Blaenau Ffestiniog’s Llechwedd Slate Cavern and the National Slate Museum.
- Bodelwyddan Castle (17.9 miles)
- Bodnant Garden (19.1 miles)
- Rhuddlan Castle (20.1 miles)
- Ty^ Mawr Wybrnant (12.7 miles)
- Bodnant Garden (19.1 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|RV, trailer and tent sites|
|Arrive:||noon –||11:30 p.m.|
|Depart by:||11:30 a.m.|
Glan Ceirw Caravan Park cancelation 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 cancelations and for your property/injury whilst away.
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A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now.
The remainder is payable on arrival.
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