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All About Camping in Wales

Wales, the country of green hills and picturesque coastlines, is a unique destination for a camping holiday. Located in the west of Great Britain, this part of the country has something for everyone.

Whether you want to explore celtic tales and myths, hike on adventerous trails or just enjoy the calm of nature in one of the national parks - Wales offers something for every taste. With a coastline that spans more than 1,200 kilometers, Wales is also perfect if you want to go camping by the sea.

Wales is a treasure just waiting to be discovered by camping enthusiasts. Pack your adventurous spirit and let yourself be enchanted! We introduce you to popular activities and the most beautiful destinations for camping in Wales.

  1. Popular Activities in Wales
  2. The Most Beautiful Destinations in Wales
  3. Find Campsites in Wales and Book Online

Popular Activities in Wales

Brecon Beacons, Hiking, Wales, Camping in Wales, Camping
Brecon Beacons

Experience Nature Up Close: Hiking in the Brecon Beacons

The mountain range "Brecon Beacons in Southeast Wales attracts nature lovers from all over the world to Great Britain. With a multitude of impressive hiking trails this region is an absolute must-see for campers who love hiking. Whether you are an experienced hiker or a beginner, here you'll definitely find the perfect route to enjoy the beauty of this remarkable place.

In the surrounding national park you can meander through thick forests, climb majestic mountains and hike past impressive waterfalls. The fresh air and untouched nature provide a unique experience for all senses. From rolling hills to dramatic cliffs, the Brecon Beacons National Park offers a diverse landscape to explore when camping in Wales.

Marloes Beach, Pembrokeshire, Wales, Camping in Wales, Camping
Marloes Beach in Pembrokeshire, Wales

For Active Campers:

Welsh Coast

While camping in Wales, the Welsh coast offers ideal conditions for different types of water sports.

Whether surfing, kayaking or sailing - in places like Pembrokeshire you'll find many possibilities to work out and enjoy the sea at the same time.

If you prefer your camping holiday to be a bit quieter, the expansive sandy beaches tempt you to sunbathe or build sandcastles with the family.

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Caernafon Castle in Gwynedd, Wales

Cultural Heritage:

Celtic History

Explore the ancient Celtic culture of the country, while camping in Wales

Visit historic castles, like the Caernafon Castle near Anglesey and immerse yourself in the mystical legends of King Arthur.

Explore puzzling stone circes like the Pentre Ifan or the impressive burial chambers of Gors Fawr in Pembrokeshire and learn about the fascinating history of the Celtic tribes, that shaped this country.

Pure Thrills: Mountain Biking

If you a searching for a rush of adrenaline when camping in Wales, you're in the right place! Wales offers you some of Europe's best mountain bike trails. Whether at the Coed y Brenin Forest Park or the Antur Stiniog Downhill Centre - there is something for everyone, for beginners as well as for experienced pros.

For those who prefer to skip the thrills when camping, there are leisurely routes through the National Parks of Wales to cycle and marvel at the breathtaking natural scenery. Bring your own bike or rent one locally and immerse yourself in the exciting world of mountain biking in Wales!

There also some campsites with bike rentals, which you can easily find using the filter function.

The Most Beautiful Destinations in Wales

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Plassey Holiday Park in Wrexham, Wales

Cardiff: Vibrant City Life

If you want to combine the best of nature and urban life when camping, Cardiff, the capital of Wales, is the perfect place for you. Pitch your tent at one of the nearby campsites and discover the vibrant city.

Cardiff offers a fascinating mixture of historic treasures like the Cardiff Castle and modern highlights such as the Cardiff Bay. For shopping enthusiasts there are numerous opportunities and after a long day you can enjoy a traditional Welsh ale and one of the famous lamb dishes in one of the cozy pubs.

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Snowdonia National Park in North Wales

The Core of Welsh Nature:

Snowdonia National Park

When camping, experience the Snowdonia National Park, the jewel of Wales.

A diverse landscape of majestic mountains, glistening lakes and lush forests awaits you.

Venture to the top of Mount Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales, and enjoy the sublime views or take time to fully experience and admire the atmospheric panoramas and natural beauty of this national park.

Llandudno: Charming Coastal Town

Llandudno is a beautiful victorian city on the coast of North Wales, near the island Anglesey. Stroll along the boardwalk, enjoy some ice cream and discover the pier, which offers lots of entertainment options for the entire family, such as carousels and arcades. The view of the sea and the impressive Great Orme rock formation make your stay even more spectacular.

In the surrounding area there are also some great campsites for a relaxing holiday by the sea. With breathtaking scenery and the ability to go hiking, cycling or do water sports, Llandudno is a popular destination for nature lovers and adventurous campers.

Portmeirion, Snowdonia, Wales. Camping in Wales, Camping
Portmeirion on the Coast of Snowdonia

Italian Village in Wales:

Portmeirion

Portmeirion is a unique holiday destination. The village, which was built in Italian style, offers a charming backdrop for a relaxed day when camping in Wales.

While strolling through the narrow alleys, you can enjoy the authentic italian flair and marvel at the beauty of the area. An absolute must is to try traditional Welsh Cream Tea and indulge in the delicious flavours.

Find Campsites in Wales and Book Online

After gaining some insight into the diversity of Wales, there is only one question left: Where do you want to pitch your tent? Lucky for you, there are numerous campsites throughout Wales. You can easily book many of them online. Whether you are searching for a comfortable family-friendly campsite with all amenities, a remote location in the middle of undisturbed nature or a campsite by the lake - in Wales you are guaranteed to find the perfect place for your camping adventure.

The campsites often offer views of the breathtaking landscape, some are even located near the coast or national parks, which allows for unforgettable experiences and memories.

So grab your hiking boots, your tent and your spirit of discovery and get on the road to Wales! Discover one of the available campsites in Wales now and use our filter function to find a campsite that suits your needs.

Tent Site, Fishguard Bay Caravan and Camping Park, Wales, Camping in Wales, Camping
Tent Site of the Fishguard Bay Caravan and Camping Park in Pembrokeshire, Wales

3 Things Campers in Wales Should Know

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