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Gwerniago Camping Site
22 reviews
· Machynlleth, Wales
1 acre
5 units
5 Motorhome/tent
Leave it to your kids’ imagination when it comes to this site. Rocky outcrops and magical valleys. It’s a proper fairytale of a site.
What makes the perfect campsite? A peaceful farmland location? A nearby beach? Or friendly folk who are happy with campfires, children and dogs? Gwerniago is all of these things and a lot more besides. Set in the pretty Dovey Valley, its large field is divided by the natural boundaries of oak and rocky outcrop. The family have farmed here for three generations now, so camping here gives you a great insight into a farmer’s working life. Arrive at tea time and you might see farmer Trevor’s sheepdog herding his flock back out to their field, with Trevor opening gates ahead of them on his quad bike. The owner's will lend you baskets for campfires, which dot the site. As wisps of smoke drift skywards and marshmallows bubble in the heat, the hustle and bustle of urban life seems a long way away; it’d be all too easy to spend several days here without feeling the need to leave the site at all. But that might be a shame, as the beach and little harbour at Aberdyfi is less than a 15-minute drive north, and there’s also Borth to the south. There’s even a family-friendly pub in the village, within walking distance down a quiet lane. You can’t really ask for much more than that, can you?
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Machynlleth, Wales, United KingdomTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Mair ?.Joined in March 2016
28 Ratings · 22 reviews
Madeline I.recommends
August 3, 2022
Non Electric Grass Pitch
Lovely site. Very relaxed and not squashed. Toilets and showers nice and clean. Staff approachable and friendly. Loved all the little extras like picnic benches, fire pits, washing up liquid etc. Would definitely recommend and go back again myself 👍
Jonathan L.recommends
August 1, 2022
Non Electric Grass Pitch
Camping with son and dog!
This was just as described - a lovely spot with good and clean facilities. Even though it was busy there was plenty of space and not too noisy. A good little quiet lane nearby to take the dog for a walk, although other walks would need the use of a car really. We would return here.
Stuart M.recommends
July 12, 2022
Non Electric Grass Pitch
Great views and excellent for dogs
Great views from the camping field . Good facilities. Close to Cadir Idris walks and also Aberdovy beaches. Good dog walk through the woods on the way to the local pub( closed Mon /Tues most of the time).
Anna B.recommends
June 13, 2022
Non Electric Grass Pitch
Camping with perfect valley views
Fab and spacious pitch, clean, amazing views! Picnic benches and fire pits were available and made the camping experience that bit better! Very friendly host too.
Marie L.recommends
June 5, 2022
Non Electric Grass Pitch
Great relaxing camping with dog!
It went seamless! We loved the facilities and the ease with our set up. We had our dog to us and it went great.
Jude A.recommends
September 20, 2021
Non Electric Grass Pitch
Great location and friendly helpful owner. We had plenty of space for our pitch and the facilities were spotless - would definitely recommend
From the host
Gwerniago campsite is located in the heartland of Mid Wales, at the most southern point of the Snowdonia National Park. Gwerniago is a family run working farm run by a Welsh speaking family. The campsite is situated on the edge of Pennal village in the beautiful unspoilt Dyfi (Dovey) Valley. Near beaches and mountains.
Nearby attractions
Situated near the market town of Machynlleth, where a market is still held every Wednesday, Gwerniago is in a suberb location for walking and cycling. Within a 10 minute drive of Dyfi Bike Park, or 20 minutes from the popular seaside village of Aberdyfi, home to a sandy beach and seaside shops. North of Pennal, CAT (the Centre for Alternative Technology) (01654 705950) is popular with all ages. There’s an RSPB reserve at Eglwysfach, where you can see red kites and peregrine falcons.
Food and drink
The Riverside, which is within walking distance of the campsite, is a very popular local restaurant. There are plenty of Cafe's in the nearby town of Machynlleth if you fancy grabbing a bite to each for lunch.
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