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Campsites in Wales: everything you need to know

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    There are plenty of great campsites in Wales, from lakeside campsites to farm camping, there is something for everyone.

    Let's go camping in Wales!

    Wales is a country known for its rugged countryside and breathtaking views, but it’s also home to some of the best campsites in the world. Whether you want to pitch a tent in the remote Welsh mountains or go glamping at a luxurious site with all the amenities, there’s something for everyone. In this blog post, we'll explore some of the best campsites in Wales. From luxury glamping sites to farm camping spots, we'll cover everything you need to know about camping in Wales so you can plan your perfect trip. So grab your tent and get ready for an adventure – here's what you need to know about campsites in Wales!

    farm campsite in Wales

    The beauty of Wales

    Wales is an incredible country with a rich history, stunning scenery, and friendly people. There are plenty of great campsites in Wales to choose from, whether you're looking for a peaceful getaway or an adventure-filled vacation.

    Wales has something for everyone, from the bustling city of Cardiff to the picturesque Snowdonia National Park. And of course, there are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities like hiking, biking, and climbing. Whether you're looking for a relaxing camping trip or an action-packed vacation, Wales is the perfect destination.

    Campspace camping in Wales: our top picks

    Wales is a country in the United Kingdom known for its rugged coastline, mountainous national parks, and medieval castles. The country is also home to some of the best campsites in the UK. Camping in Wales is a great way to experience the outdoors and explore all that the country has to offer. Here are our top picks for campsites in Wales:

    🌊 Lakeside campsite in Wales 👩‍🌾 Farm campsite in Wales

    🎪 Yurt campsite in Wales ⛺ Bell tent campsite in Wales

    ♨️ Rural sanctuary campsite in Wales ⛵ West Coast campsite in Wales

    🔋Eco retreat campsite in Wales 🌳 Tree tent campsite in Wales

    Camping in Wales: lakeside camping

    Wales is a country with plenty of picturesque camping spots, and lakeside camping is a great option if you want to enjoy the beauty of the Welsh landscape. There are many different lakes to choose from, so you can find one that suits your preferences.

    Our host Kell offers a beautiful campsite in Wales located near a lakeside. Here it's up to you where you set up camp, lakeside or upper site. Enjoy a sensational view from the lakeside.

    campsite in Wales near a lakeside 

    Camping in Wales: farm camping

    Farm camping is a great option for those looking to explore Wales. There are many farms that offer camping. Farm camping offers a unique experience, and you will be able to interact with the animals and the farmers. It is also a great way to support local businesses. 

    Our host Nathan offers a small farm campsite in the mid Wales hills. Here you can enjoy the stunning view and the quiet fields. 

    Camping in Wales: yurt camping

    What is yurt camping? A yurt is a traditional Mongolian dwelling that has been adapted for use as a temporary structure. Most yurt campsites in Wales offer pre-erected yurts complete with beds, lighting, and heating - perfect for a cosy getaway in the great outdoors! Yurt camping is becoming increasingly popular in the UK, and there are plenty of gorgeous sites to choose from in Wales.

    Our host Dan offers traditional Mongolian yurt camping and riverside camping pitches for all our camping enthusiasts. Nestled in a valley by the upper reaches of the River Taf, just 12 miles from the stunning Pembrokeshire coastline. The site is truly magical completed with a sun trap when the skies are blue and sheltered from the winds and the weather. 

    campsite in Wales with Yurts

    Camping in Wales: bell tent camping

    There are many reasons why people love bell tent camping, but one of the main reasons is that it allows you to really get back to nature. When you're bell tent camping, you're not surrounded by walls or a roof - you're completely exposed to the elements. This means that you can enjoy the views and sounds of nature all around you, which is something that can be truly magical.

    Our host Louise offers a lovely and comfortable lotus bell tent campsite located in the picturesque village of Goginan, surrounded by gorgeous views, great walks and cycle tracks. You will enjoy great views of the Melindwr valley, often with red kites flying above you! You will have your own private little garden with a secluded hottub. 

    Camping in Wales: rural sanctuary

    Wales is full of beautiful, rural landscapes perfect for a camping getaway. Whether you're looking for a peaceful spot to relax or an adventurous basecamp for exploring, Wales has something for everyone.

    Our host Peter offers a peaceful rural sanctuary campsite experience. There's a small sheltered wood area, an elevated garden area with breathtaking views of the sea, forest and the mountains. There are also bird sanctuaries near by. 

    rural sanctuary campsite in Wales

    Camping in Wales: West Coast camping

    The West Coast of Wales is a beautiful place to go camping. There are plenty of campsites to choose from, and the scenery is stunning. If you're looking for a peaceful camping trip, then the West Coast is the perfect place for you. 

    Our host Sarah offers a large enclosed back garden West Coast campsite experience within a friendly community. The campsiye is only 2 miles from the coast with beautiful views and relaxing coastal walks. 

    Camping in Wales: eco retreat camping

    If you're not the traditional camping type, don't worry. These days there are plenty of places to go eco-retreat camping in Wales. Whether you want to stay in a yurt, tipi, or shepherd's hut, there are plenty of options for those who want to commune with nature without roughing it too much.

    Out hosts Michael and Chanan offer a fun but nature friendly eco retreat campsite experience. Here you can go camping in a tipi or yurt. A wonderfully relaxing way to escape the pressures of modern life.

    Yurt eco retreat campsite in Wales

    Camping in Wales: tree tent camping

    If you’re looking for an unforgettable camping experience in Wales, you should definitely consider tree tent camping! This type of camping allows you to sleep high up in the trees, provides stunning views and a real sense of adventure.

    Our host offers a tree tent campsite experience. An exciting place to stay for those young at heart seeking a stylish glamping experience with peace and quiet in their own private Welsh woodland setting.Its design & low impact build has caught the eye of many and was featured in George Clarke’s TV programme Amazing spaces. 

    Our favourite things to do in Wales

    West Coast campsite in Wales

    If you’re looking for breathtaking scenery, Wales is the place for you. From the wild mountains of Snowdonia to the stunning coastline of Pembrokeshire, there’s so much to explore. And what better way to do it than by camping? Here are our favourite things to do in Wales…

    Climb Snowdon 

    Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales, and at 1,085 metres tall, it’s no mean feat! But it’s well worth the effort, especially when you reach the summit and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.

    Visit Conwy Castle

    Conwy Castle is a medieval fortification perched atop a rocky outcrop in North Wales. It was built by English King Edward I in the 13th century and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tours of the castle are available, or you can simply admire its imposing size from outside.

    Walk along the Pembrokeshire Coast Path

    The Pembrokeshire Coast Path is a 186-mile long-distance trail that runs along the coast of southwest Wales. It offers stunning views of both the sea and coastline, as well as plenty of opportunity for wildlife spotting (seals are often seen basking on the rocks!). Whether you tackle it all in one go or break it up into smaller sections, it’s a great way to experience

    Make the most of your trip

    Not only is observing nature and breathing in the fresh air in Wales a great way to spend your time and boost your mental well-being, but there are also lots of activities you can do as well! If you want a challenge, choose to try mountain biking or hiking ot take a walk along Wales' scenic coastal lines and let loose! If the options are overwhelming, opt to explore the areas of the campspaces first! There’s always something to do for you to enjoy at the campsspaces in Wales. Plan a picnic on the beach and pack some delicious snacks. If you need some camping food ideas, we have created a list of ideas for you!

    So book a campspace, and enjoy your stay in Wales!

    tree tent campsite in Wales

    Frequently asked questions about campsites in Wales

    Where is the best place to go camping in Wales?

    The best campsites in Wales:

    🌄 Valley campsite in Wales 👩‍🌾 Farm campsite in Wales

    🔋Eco retreat campsite in Wales 🌳 Tree tent campsite in Wales

    🌊 Lakeside campsite in Wales 👩‍🌾 Farm campsite in Wales

    🎪 Yurt campsite in Wales ⛺ Bell tent campsite in Wales

    ♨️ Rural sanctuary campsite in Wales ⛵ West Coast campsite in Wales

    Can you go wild camping in Wales?

    Wild camping in Wales is possible as long as you get the landowner's permission beforehand. Unfortunately, there are no exemptions to this rule, so it's important to make sure you get permission and stay within the law.

    Which Welsh campsites are open all year round?

    More than a quarter of campsites in Wales open year round. Browse and book from our selection here.

    Are you allowed to camp on the beach in Wales?

    If you are planning to camp on one of the many beaches in Wales, you should be aware that wild camping is illegal in Wales. However, that isn't to say that you cannot do the activity, it usually requires permission from the landowner and this will come with certain rules and obligations. Check out this campsite at campspace along the West Coast. 

    Bell tent campsite in Wales

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