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Coed y Fron
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16 reviews
· Pwllheli, Wales
2 acres
5 units
5 Glamping
Back-to-basics camping overlooking Hell's Mouth, with a simple setup and scenic views
If you're invited to a weekend getaway overlooking Hell's Mouth, you're probably going to be concerned about who's outstretching that invitation. But there's no need to worry; Hell's Mouth, known in Wales as Porth Neigwl, is actually a curiously named stretch of sandy and stony beach that Coed y Fron is situated by. This back-to-basics campsite provides an uninterrupted sea view of the four-mile rural bay, and its bell tents offer a peaceful, pre-pitched retreat ideal for exploring Mynytho and nearby Abersoch. Coed y Fron is light on amenities but big on idyllic views. Four bell tents are pitched on an elevated meadow with Hell's Mouth in front of you, the archipelago of Saint Tudwal's Islands to your left, and the mountainous peak of Foul Gron behind. The Lynn Peninsula countryside is on full display here, with the tents surrounded by sprawling acres of land from which visitors can enjoy the sunrise over its vast hilly greenery, and the sunset behind the Atlantic ocean. Though the bell tents may have been pitched before you arrive, they're awaiting your personal touch. There are no furnishings, so you'll need to bring your own sleeping mats and bedding. And be prepared for a lack of showers, too, though each tent is equipped with a personal toilet and sink. As the site is located on the land of a working farm, campers have the farm shop's produce at their fingertips, with fresh salad, fruit, and seasonable vegetables available from The Farm Gate. As the name suggests, the shop began life after the Alexander family started selling leftover eggs at their gate before it developed into the small store you'll find today, visited by locals and campers alike. Guests are encouraged to use Coed y Fron as a hub to explore the wider area. And there are plenty of sights to experience. Hell's Mouth is favoured by surfers thanks to its imposing waves, with people travelling from across the UK to take them on. The seaside village of Abersoch is a short walk away, with its rural, sheltered beach being a popular and fashionable destination and backed by restaurants, cafes, and boutique shops. Then for families, Glasfryn Parc provides go karting, archery, clay pigeon shooting, and more for both the big kids and the small ones you're camping with.
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Pwllheli, Wales, United KingdomTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Coed F.Joined in June 2021
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10 Ratings · 16 reviews
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Lynn R.recommends
June 14, 2022
Shetland
Perfect farm stay with sea views
We had an amazing family trip. The children absolutely loved being on the farm and the views were incredible. The car shop had a great variety of food and the sandwiches were amazing. We would definitely recommend taking a trip here, it was just perfect.
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Jake R.
October 2, 2021
We loved staying with Karen and the team at this amazing hillside glamping tent... a back to basics experience with the most delicious fresh food farm shop at the bottom of the hill. Would highly recommend!
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Rob T.recommends
September 20, 2021
Harlequin
We loved our stay at Coed y Fron. The bell tents are well spaced out and the views are amazing! Being so close to Abersoch is also handy and a great base for exploring the area. We'd definitely recommend!
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Stephen C.recommends
September 19, 2021
Hereford
On arrival the bell tent was more than expected. There was fruit in a bag to welcome you. There was a fire pit with logs,kindling and firelighters provided. There was a shop on the farm which stocked everything you need the burgers were delicious. The hosts pointed out places of interest, the pub on the beach was a good idea.Hells mouth beach is worth a visit. The sky's at night were clear and we saw the moonlight dancing on the sea.The hosts were very welcoming and helpful nothing was too much trouble for them. The location was ideal and off the beaten track so it was quite and peaceful. We went off exploring the different beaches and historical places. We will definitely be returning summer 2022.
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Jaime O.recommends
September 4, 2021
Harlequin
Absolutely stunning views from the bell tent accomodation! So close to abersoch beach and phllwelli town with plenty of amenities. Highly recommend this affordable, friendly location to stay. We will be back next summer! T
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Nick ?.recommends
August 31, 2021
Shetland
What a truly beautiful location, stunning views of Hells Mouth from your doorstep. Ideal spot to explore the peninsula, close enough to enjoy some of the local bustling villages but tucked out of the way to enjoy the tranquility too. Small site of six very spacious tents with really handy private sink and toilet. Everything was exceptionally clean. We made all our meals with produce from the amazing farm shop on site (The Farm Gate). We never felt the need to eat out. Everything was perfect! Thank you Karen & Gordon, we will definitely be back!
From the host
Situated on the stunning Llÿn Peninsula, famed for its outstanding natural beauty and mix of heritage and culture, you will be staying on a working farm. Our Bell Tents are in an elevated meadow with an uninterrupted view of Porth Neigwl (Hell's Mouth), a 4 mile long bay famed for its surfing to the front of you, St Tudwal's Islands off the coast of Abersoch to your left and behind the ever changing colours of the hill - Foel Gron. We also have our very own produce stall and Takeaway, Giát y Fferm | The Farm Gate, where you can buy produce essentials, including local milk, butter, cheese, bread and not forgetting our very own free range eggs. Yes, just a little morning stroll down the hill, across the stream and up to the farm yard to buy your breakfast bap and locally roasted coffee or an evening stop for burgers and corn on the cob before you head back to your Bell Tent for an evening campfire. Milk and milk shake vending is 24/7! Maybe a stunning sunset and a night of stargazing with the twinkling of lights from faraway farms and homesteads adding to its true serenity. Please note it may be occasionally interrupted by 'Curly' the matriarch of our Traditional Hereford cow herd reminding us that she too likes carrots!
Nearby attractions
Abersoch is a village seaside town that's a five-minute drive or 25–30 minute walk away, with a sand beach along with various shops, boutiques, and small supermarkets. Abersoch Sailing School (07917 525540) will let you take part in sailing lessons for an hour or two, while kids can join the Little Pirates Club that will let them spend a week sailing, kayaking, and paddleboarding. The market town of Pwllheli is a 15-minute drive, with the scenic trail of the Llyn coastal path and the blue flag Pwllheli beach. Plas yn Rhiw is a National Trust manor house with an ornamental garden, while Plas Glyn-y-Weddw (01758 740 763) is a beautiful art venue with various exhibitions and theatre productions throughout the year. Glasfryn Parc (01766 81 00 00) is an activity centre that's a 20-minute drive away, with bookable activities such as go-karting, archery, wakeboarding, and an aquapark.
Food and drink
The Farm Gate (07495 758378) is the shop belonging to the working farm, giving you fresh produce only a stone's throw away. The Little Tea's Room (07515 373457) is a 15-minute drive and a popular local cafe, featuring a breakfast and lunch menu along with local Poblado coffee that can be enjoyed right on the Machroes beachfront. For an evening meal, check out Crust Pizzeria (01758 712896) in Abersoch, a five-minute drive from the site, serving delicious pizzas with flour imported straight from Italy. The Sun Inn (01758 712660) and The Ship Inn (01758 741111) are the sie's locals, providing a cold drink with indoor and outdoor seating.
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