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The Old Post Office Eco Camping

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General

  • Adults-only site 10 minutes from Pencader in the Teifi valley
  • Riding centre, mountain bike trails and kayaking within 15 minutes
  • Quiet, eco-friendly site with free-range eggs and a veg patch

Peace, proper peace… how fab. The Old Post Office Eco Camping, 10 minutes’ drive from Pencader, is a quiet rural site that’s all set up for souls seeking a bit of serenity.

Noisy distractions are kept to a minimum here: no kids, no TVs and no radios are allowed on site, and limited mobile phone reception means you should remain refreshingly free from dinging gadgets. There is, however, a bit of clucking: that's from the ex-battery hens that generously provide eggs to be delivered for your brekkie if you let the site owners know you fancy it; in return, put a coin or two in the contributions box when picking veg and herbs from the gardens and polytunnel – it all goes towards buying their treats.

As you'll have spied from the name, greener living is important here: guests are requested not to bring chemicals on site and instead to use the eco-friendly cleaning products and bamboo loo roll provided. And that’s not all that’s provided: a selection of games, books and maps is to hand, and there’s a collection of bits of camping kit lest you find you’ve forgotten something vital.

For eats, you're welcome to light up a barbie or firepit, and there are a couple of pubs serving top-notch food a mile and a half away.

Please note

Minimum spacing of 10 metres between pitches.

No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

No cars/motorcycles at the site. All cars must be parked in the designated area.

This site has no on-site shower facilities.

Group bookings of 2 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Guests under the age of 18 are not allowed on site.

Group bookings of 3 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

Continental touring caravans (caravans built with the door on the right-hand side) are not permitted.

Guests are advised to bring a good quality torch with them as parts of the site are unlit.

Owing to government regulations, groups of 2 or more people are not permitted.

Coronavirus update: please note that the shower facility may not be available.


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9.8

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Beautiful, clean and tidy campsite, welcoming owners!!09/11/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJamie S.Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    We only stayed at The Old Post Office for one night, but we wish we could of stayed for longer! The hosts Karen and Rikki were so welcoming and made us feel at home. The campsite was very well equipped and had everything we could have wanted and more! The campsite was beautifully clean and tidy and was very peaceful.
    A perfect campsite to get away and to relax in nature. We didn't get a chance to explore the surroundings, but we 100% will be back to stay for longer and to explore the area!

    Thank you so much!
    Jamie and Grace.

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Jamie and Grace, it was an absolute pleasure to meet you both and welcome you to our campsite. We do hope you will return again next year, you are perfect campers.
Many thanks for your review. It means a lot to know we are getting it right :-).
Stay safe,
Karen and Rikki :-)

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Thanks for a lovely stay!09/02/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Gorgeous few nights spent at the campsite. Glorious weather, views and countryside at a really lovely clean and well thought out campsite. Being able to pick fresh veg from the polytunnel was a definite highlight!
    We had a great day walking in and around Drefach Felindre and recommend the pub "Tafarn John Y Gwas" there.

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From the manager...

Thank you so much for your review. We really do appreciate your feedback and are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed our fresh veggies and herbs. Please come and see us again.
P.S. Thank you so much for leaving the sunshine behind. even if it was for just one day. :-)

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We enjoyed the food, the people, the facilities, the friendliness...08/30/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomConnor B.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    To say Rikki and Karen go above and beyond for their campers is an understatement.
    This is myself and my partners first big camping trip far away from our home!
    We stayed at another camp sight the previous night (as we’re travelling around Wales) which was a wonderful experience but it is definitely fair to say that Rikki and Karen have raised the bar for camping.

    The facilities, their personal helpfulness, their WARM welcome (metaphorically but still always nice in rainy wales), the set up of the camp sight! All remarkable. They even went out of their way to buy my partner lactose free milk for our arrival so we could have tea!! Best welcome ever!

    It was nothing short of a pleasure to meet Rikki and Karen and their family of beautiful cats & chickens! And quite the honour to stay at their camp sight.

    Hands down the nicest human beings we’ve possibly ever met.

    Thank you for making our second night on our first camping trip a comfortable one! You pair of legends.
    All of our love,
    Poppy and Connor x

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    We didn’t stay for long enough, wish we stayed here for a couple of nights instead of staying somewhere else another night!

From the manager...

Thank you for such a lovely review. It really was a pleasure to meet you both and have you stay. We hope you will come and stay again.
Karen and Rikki :-)

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Good site for back to basics camping.08/28/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Peace and quiet.
    Simple facilities - basic camping. Clean tidy well organised.
    Camp fires allowed - in provided fire pit.
    Very helpful owners.

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From the manager...

It was lovely to meet you both. Your toothbrush is in the post. :-)))
We hope to welcome you back anytime.
K&R :-)

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A place to get away from it all. Peaceful with well managed facilities08/10/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSarah W.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Fantastic scenery and hosts. A place to get away from it all for some peace and quiet. Would definitely recommend.

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From the manager...

Lovely to meet you all. P.S. If you are missing a fork, we have found it. Would you like us to post it to you. :-)
Hope to meet you all again.
K&R

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We couldn't possibly recommend this more highly.07/30/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomRoisin K.Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    We loved this campsite, it is the best campsite we have stayed at. Karen and Rikki are superb hosts and are happy to help with anything that you might need but also strike the balance of giving you the space to enjoy the peace and quiet of the campsite. We will definitely be heading back.

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Great to meet you both and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again. X

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Highly recommend! Beautiful site, old school vibe and a warm welcome.07/30/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomLizzie R.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Really beautiful location. Camping like it used to be. Lots of space. Good well organised facilities. Wonderful Warm welcome !

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From the manager...

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted to enjoyed your break with us, it was lovely to meet you. See you soon. X

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Excellent site, great hosts, great pitches, peaceful and relaxing site07/18/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomRoger B.Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    The site has a quiet peaceful atmosphere with plenty of space. Everything is meticulously clean, tidy and well-organised.The owners are very helpful and provided great information such as OS maps and walking guides to the local areas. You also can borrow fire pits and have access to a fridge and electric kettle. You can also help yourself (for a small donation)to home grown veg and fresh free range eggs. Thoroughly recommended.

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From the manager...

You were fantastic guests to have. Come back and see us soon. We will save you some eggs from the girls. Happy Camping. x

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Welcoming hosts, peaceful getaway, lovely atmosphere.05/18/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    As advertised - if not better. A wonderful escape to open space expertly hosted by Karen and Rikki. They set a very peaceful atmosphere and are generous with their space. Would highly recommend this site for a quiet stay, without any of the downsides of more populated campsites. The emphasis on ‘eco’ is strong with a compost loo (which is very well kept), a recycling bank, and a vegetable patch.
    If offered, I would recommend the cooked breakfast (£5).
    Extras can be bought such as wood and a shower (£1).

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Features

Coronavirus

Capacity reduced to increase social distancing

Check-in: contactless (in person)

Disinfectant sprays and wipes provided

Distance markers in shared facilities

Hand sanitizing stations

Meal delivery to unit/pitch/outdoor seated area

Shared spaces: daily deep cleaning

Shared spaces: more frequent cleaning

We're Good To Go (VisitBritain accreditation)

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

Local produce

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

Adults only

Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

No dogs allowed

Camping 2.0

Jumbo tent sites

Themes

Peaceful

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

Tiny (1-10 sites)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Horseback riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Watersports nearby

Location

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  • The Old Post Office, Maesycrugiau, Pencader, Carmarthenshire, Wales, SA39 9LG
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 52.0478°N 4.2191°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Pencader (Carmarthenshire): Square Bus Stop — 6.1 kilometres
Lampeter (Ceredigion): Black Lion Bus Stop — 11.9 kilometres
Aberaeron (Ceredigion): Alban Square Bus Stop — 21.8 kilometres
Train stations
Carmarthen Rail Station — 22.4 kilometres
Llandeilo Rail Station — 24.1 kilometres
Ffairfach Rail Station — 24.9 kilometres
Ferry ports
Swansea Queens Dock Ferry Terminal — 52.4 kilometres
Airports
Swansea Airport — 50.6 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

Ready for a ramble? Leave the car behind and set out on a walk along the banks of the Teifi river from the site. Hillier hikes can be had at the Llanllwni, Llanybydder and Pencarreg mountains (all within a 10-minute drive); a family-run riding centre 15 minutes away can arrange for you to see the stunning scenery on a horseback trek instead.

Not done yet? Make a break for the Brechfa Forest (10 minutes’ drive), where there are more walking routes and some fab mountain bike trails for all abilities to speed along, or leg it to Llandysul (10 minutes) for a whole heap of adventures including kayaking, coasteering and rock climbing.

After all this it’s possible you’ll need a couple of gentler outings: take it a bit easier with a wander round the National Botanic Garden of Wales (35 minutes’ drive), have a ride on the narrow-gauge Teifi Valley Railway (10 minutes) or take tasty trips to the New Quay Honey Farm (25 minutes) and the Caws Teifi cheese farm (20 minutes), home of the medal-winning Celtic Promise.

Must see

  • National Wool Museum (12.6 kilometres)
  • Dolaucothi Gold Mines - National Trust (18.2 kilometres)
  • Llanerchaeron - National Trust (18.9 kilometres)

National Trust

  • Dolaucothi Gold Mines (18.2 kilometres)
  • Aberdeunant (23.8 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:  8 a.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  noon

The Old Post Office Eco Camping cancellation policy

No refunds within 2 days of arrival date.

Bookings cannot be amended within 2 day(s) of arrival.

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

The site is not liable for any refund in the event of force majeure.

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. The Old Post Office Eco Camping will debit the balance from your card 1 week before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 1 week 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.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Does The Old Post Office Eco Camping have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is The Old Post Office Eco Camping dog friendly? No View all features
  • What attractions are near The Old Post Office Eco Camping? Ready for a ramble? Leave the car behind and set out on a walk along the banks of the Teifi river from the site. Hillier hikes can be had at the Llanllwni, … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of The Old Post Office Eco Camping?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  8 a.m. –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  noon
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  • How much does it cost to stay at The Old Post Office Eco Camping? From R318,52 (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.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 2 day(s) of arrival.

Vehicles
Continental touring caravans (caravans built with the door on the right-hand side) are not permitted.

Safety
Firearms are not permitted.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 2 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
Group bookings of 3 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

Safety
Guests are advised to bring a good quality torch with them as parts of the site are unlit.

Admission
Guests under the age of 18 are not allowed on site.

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.

Coronavirus
Minimum spacing of 10 metres between pitches.

Extras
Motorcycle(s) can be brought instead of the car(s) included.

Occupancy
No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Vehicles
No cars/motorcycles at the site. All cars must be parked in the designated area.

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

Vehicles
No vehicle movement between 11 p.m. and 7:30 a.m..

Coronavirus
Owing to government regulations, groups of 2 or more people are not permitted.

Arrivals and departures
Please pick any available pitch on arrival.

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.

Arrivals and departures
There is no reception at this site. Please check in at the House instead.

General
The site is not liable for any refund in the event of force majeure.

Taxes
This area is not subject to city tax.

General
This is a quiet site: no music is allowed.
This site has no on-site shower facilities.

Visitors
Visitors are not permitted on site.

Sites
You must follow management instructions when setting up your tent/rig and related equipment.

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