Wales is a beautiful country, boasting castles, culture and coasteering. To help you choose from the many different sites out there, we’re picking out the best caravan parks in Wales, to set you on your way to having an enjoyable tour.

There are many beautiful things to see, ranging from the Gower’s sweeping beaches to the mighty mountains of Snowdonia National Park, where old slate quarries now host record-breaking zip-lines. Brecon Beacons National Park is hikers’ heaven, while watersports fans can enjoy scuba diving, paddleboarding or coasteering at Pembrokeshire Coast. For culture, there are castles and cathedrals, including St Davids, in the UK’s smallest city.

It certainly proved a popular location in our Top 100 Sites Guide, where we revealed the best caravan parks in the UK, with 15 entries making it onto the list.

If you’re thinking of heading to Wales and are looking for somewhere to stay, look no further than this guide, where we’re rounding up the best caravan sites in Wales…

The best caravan parks in Wales are…

1. Red Kite Touring Park
2. Bargoed Farm
3. Bron Derw Touring Caravan Park
4. Daisy Bank Touring Caravan Park
5. Home Farm Holiday Park
6. Llanberis Touring Park
7. Merlin Wern Mill
8. Riverside Touring Park
9. South Wales Touring Park
10. Trawsdir Caravan Park
11. Tyddyn Du Touring Park
12. Tyddyn Isaf Camping & Caravan Park
13. Tyddyn Llwyn Caravan Park
14. The Willows Abersoch
15. Woodlands Caravan Park

Red Kite Touring Park

Van Road, Llanidloes, Powys SY18 6NG, www.redkitetouringpark.co.uk

  • Open: 1 March – 3 January
  • Touring pitches: 66
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £29 – £42
Red Kite Touring Park

Only a mile away from the picturesque market town of Llanidloes, the adults-only Red Kite Touring Park is set in 20 acres, with nature ponds, hiking routes and dog walks all on offer. The family-run site is also pet-friendly, with a dog-walking area and dog-wash. You’ll even find a pooches’ pond, along with a separate, fenced-off dog-training area.

Anglers will also be pleased to hear there is an on-site coarse fishing pool, well stocked with carp to over 12lb, tench, bream and crucian carp.

The touring pitches are all gravel hardstanding, and can be accessed along Tarmac roadways and paths. Each Super Pitch is also fully serviced, providing 16A electricity, fresh-water connection, grey-and-brown-water disposal, piped TV and free Wi-Fi. There’s a state-of-the-art facilities block with underfloor heating, private cubicles, a disabled wet room and a launderette and washing-up room.

It’s an ideal campsite to pick if you’re looking to explore Snowdonia or the Brecon Beacons, as well as locations that are closer to home, such as Clywedog Reservoir, Hafren Forest and Elan Valley. Walkers are sure to love the nearby routes too, which head along the River Clywedog and Severn Way.

All in all, this is a wonderful location, and it’s easy to see how it made it onto our list of the UK’s best caravan sites.

Key features: 

  • Regional Winner for Wales 2022
  • Adults-only
  • On-site fishing
  • Perfect for dogs
  • Super pitches available

We say…

Red Kite offers a perfect location between town and countryside and is thoughtfully built to be comfortable, accessible and relaxing.

Bargoed Farm

Llwyncelyn, Aberaeron, Ceredigion SA46 0HL, www.bargoedfarm.co.uk

  • Open: All year
  • Touring pitches: 50
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £16 – £30
Bargoed Farm

 

This delightful camping and glamping park, set on a family farm between the seaside towns of Aberaeron and New Quay in Cardigan Bay, has 50 serviced hardstanding pitches, 20 with their own hot tub. A footpath leads to the nearby village of Llwyncelyn, and onto the beautiful Wales Coast Path. On site, the award-winning facilities include a disabled room, hot showers and a dog-wash. There’s also a farm shop, bistro and butchery, The Moody Cow. Youngsters can enjoy soft play in the Moody Calf Play Barn.

Key features: 

  • Open all year
  • On-site play area
  • Dog-friendly
  • Award winning facilities

We say…

Visit Bargoed Farm for a taste of luxury and to enjoy the nearby Welsh Coast path.

Bron Derw Touring Caravan Park

Bron Derw, Llanrwst, Conwy LL26 0YT, www.bronderw-wales.co.uk/

  • Open: 25 March – 31 October
  • Touring pitches: 20
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £27 – £29
Bron Derw Touring Caravan Park

This lovely park has something for everyone and is ideal for exploring nearby Snowdonia and the North Wales coast. The park comprises three sites: Bron Derw, available to all ages, a Caravan Club CL, and an adults-only site. The village of Betws-y-Coed is five miles south, and the fine Victorian resort of Llandudno is 10 miles to the north. There’s plenty to enjoy nearby, too, with the Snowdon Mountain Railway, castles at Conwy, Caernarfon and Dolwyddelan, and the world-famous village of Portmeirion within easy reach.

Key features: 

  • Adults-only section
  • Dog-friendly

We say…

Bron Derw is a great base for exploring Snowdonia and North Wales.

Daisy Bank Touring Caravan Park

Montgomery, Powys SY15 6EB, daisy-bank.co.uk

  • Open: All year
  • Touring pitches: 65
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £25 – £32
Daisy Bank Touring Caravan Park

This peaceful, family-owned, adults-only park is set in seven acres of countryside between Bishop’s Castle in Shropshire and Welshpool in Powys. Accommodation includes pods and lodges for hire. Fully serviced pitches are available in four separate areas and there are two heated shower/toilet buildings, each with individual wet rooms. Other amenities include a shop, information hut, dog-walking area and pitch and putt course. Fishing is available along the Severn and there is fantastic walking in the Shropshire Hills.

Key features: 

  • Adults-only
  • Dog-friendly
  • Open all year
  • On-site pitch and putt course

We say…

Visit Daisy Bank Touring Caravan Park if you’re after a comfortable stay in a beautiful, countryside setting.

Home Farm Holiday Park

Marian-glas, Ynys Môn LL73 8PH, homefarm-anglesey.co.uk

  • Open: 25 March – 31 October
  • Touring pitches: 102
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £31.50 – £48
Home Farm Holiday Park

This beautiful park on the east coast of Anglesey is a great base for exploring North Wales. There’s an on-site pond, play area and dog-walk, along with tennis courts and a sports field. The award-winning facilities provide free hot showers, hairdryers, separate disabled and toddler and baby areas, launderette and dishwashing sinks. The touring park divides into three sections, and you can choose between quieter and more accessible pitches. There are beaches nearby and a wealth of adventure activities on the coast and in Snowdonia, from zip-lining to climbing.

Key features: 

  • On-site play area
  • Dog-friendly
  • Tennis court
  • Award-winning facilities

We say…

Stay at the well-equipped Home Farm Holiday Park for excellent facilities and nearby beaches.

Llanberis Touring Park

Old Church Road, Betws-y-Coed, Conwy LL24 0AL, www.morris-leisure.co.uk

  • Open: 17 February – 3 January
  • Touring pitches: 59
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £31.40 – £35.40
Llanberis Touring Park

A great spot for discovering the very best of North Wales and Snowdonia. This park, run by Morris Leisure, is near pretty Llanberis village, which sits on the southern bank of Llyn Padarn at the foot of Snowdon. It’s a five-minute walk from the village, with 35 hardstanding and 19 super-pitches, a luxury reception/shop, heated toilets and showers, disabled facilities, a motorhome service point and a laundry room. On the lake, you can enjoy kayaking and paddleboarding, and Snowdonia offers wonderful walking and climbing. Then there’s the Snowdon Mountain Railway, and Zip World, offering the longest zip-line in Europe.

Key features

  • Super pitches available
  • Excellent facilities
  • Dog-friendly

We say…

Consider Llanberis Touring Park if you’re looking for a well equipped site that offers plenty of natural beauty and outdoor activities.

Merlin Wern Mill

Gilfachreda, New Quay, Ceredigion SA45 9SP, wernmillcaravanpark.co.uk

  • Open: All year
  • Touring pitches: 30
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £25 – £34

This rural park in the heart of Cardigan Bay is in Gilfachreda, a five-minute walk from Traeth Gwyn and Cei Bach beach and a 30-minute walk from New Quay, which inspired Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood. The site, which offers touring pitches and a shepherd hut, has recently been renovated, with underfloor heating in the shower block, and a bar. There’s also disabled access, a shop, a play zone, and a dish-washing area. The 16m-long VIP pitches have hook-up and water. The park is also near several excellent cycling and walking routes.

Key features: 

  • Open all year
  • Dog friendly
  • Large pitches available

We say…

Try Merlin Wern Mill if you enjoy being near the coast and want to explore some of the excellent cycling and walking routes on offer in Wales.

Riverside Touring Park

Old Church Road, Betws-y-Coed, Conwy LL24 0AL, www.morris-leisure.co.uk

  • Open: 17 February – 3 January
  • Touring pitches:
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: 
Riverside Touring Park

In the heart of the magnificent Snowdonia National Park, this Morris Leisure group site is a short walk away from the pretty village of Betws-y-Coed. On site, you’ll find all of the essential facilities, including luxury showers and toilets, dishwashing, baby changing/ family room and launderette. Dogs are welcome, too. Take your pick of countless things to do – Zip World is a short drive away, as are Gwydir Forest Park and the Ty’n Llwyn trail. Head underground to see the Llechwedd Slate Caverns at Blaenau Ffestiniog, or up on the Snowdon Mountain Railway.

Key features: 

  • Dog-friendly
  • Good facilities

We say…

Stay at Riverside Touring Park if you like the idea of great facilities and being close to some great attractions.

South Wales Touring Park

Fferm Llwynifan Farm, Llangennech, Llanelli SA14 8AX, southwalescaravansite.co.uk 

  • Open: All year
  • Touring pitches: 25
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £14 – £29.50
South Wales Touring Park

This family-run, adults-only park was last year’s Regional Winner and has a reputation for great customer service. Set in beautiful countryside, it’s a mile from the M4 and well placed for exploring south and west Wales, including the many beaches of the Gower. All pitches are hardstanding (10 are serviced) and provide a view. Facilities include spacious heated shower rooms, toilets, dish-washing and laundry area, and a dog-shower. The site has teamed up with a local firm to offer dog-sitting. Shops, pubs and eateries are a walk away in Llangennech.

Key features: 

  • Dog-friendly
  • Open all year

We say…

Think about South Wales Touring Park if you’re after a friendly site with a great view.

Trawsdir Caravan Park

Llanaber, Barmouth, Gwynedd LL42 1RR, www.trawsdir.co.uk/

  • Open: 1 March – 6 January
  • Touring pitches: 70
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £28 – £46
Trawsdir Caravan Park

In a great position for the coast and Snowdonia, this family-run site adjacent to a working farm overlooks Cardigan Bay and the Lleyn Peninsula, 2.5 miles north of the town of Barmouth. Accommodation includes camping, touring and pods; all touring pitches are fully serviced hardstanding. There are two toilet/shower blocks, one with a family room, plus disabled facilities, a shop, launderette, children’s play area, and a dog-walk. Nearby, there are beautiful walks such as the Mawddach Trail over Barmouth Bridge, and the Panorama Walk.

Key features: 

Dog friendly
Good facilities

We say…

Visit Trawsdir Caravan Park if you want a site that’s ideally situated for embarking on some amazing walks around Cardigan Bay and Barmouth.

Tyddyn Du Touring Park

Conwy Old Road, Penmaenmawr, Conwy LL34 6RE, www.tyddyndutouringpark.co.uk

  • Open: 22 March – 31 October
  • Touring pitches: 80
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £29 – £31
Tyddyn Du Touring Park

Sitting pretty on the northern coast between the Menai Strait and Conwy, and not far from Penmaenmawr Beach, this adults-only park has beautiful views of the Great Orme, Llandudno and Anglesey. A holiday cottage is available for rent, and touring pitches have 16A hook-up and access to water. There’s a luxurious toilet and shower block, including a wet room and disabled wet room, a utility/laundry room and a dog-walking area. The site is on the edge of Snowdonia National Park, providing the best of both worlds – mountains and sea.

Key features: 

  • Adults-only
  • Good facilities
  • Great location

We say…

Visit Tyddyn Du Touring Park for a tranquil stay in a thoughtfully built site on the edge of Snowdonia National Park.

Tyddyn Isaf Camping & Caravan Park

Lligwy Bay, Dulas, Anglesey LL70 9PQ, tyddynisaf.co.uk

  • Open: 12 March – 31 October
  • Touring pitches: 80
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £28.50 – £49.50
Tyddyn Isaf Camping & Caravan Park

Located in Anglesey Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, overlooking Lligwy Bay, this family-owned site has private access to the nearby beach. Its excellent facilities have been recognised with the 2022 Platinum Loo of the Year Award. There’s also a playground, shop, restaurant, gym, information centre and launderette. Nearby, the Wendy Wood is perfect for dog walking, birdwatching or simply relaxing and enjoying the many wonders of the local countryside.

Key features:

  • Award winning facilities
  • Great location
  • Dog-friendly

We say…

Consider a stay at Tyddyn Isaf Camping & Caravan Park and enjoy top notch facilities close to a picturesque woodland.

Tyddyn Llwyn Caravan Park

Morfa Bychan Road, Porthmadog LL49 9UR, www.tyddynllwyn.com

  • Open: 1 March – 31 October
  • Touring pitches: 153
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: from £25
Tyddyn Llwyn Caravan Park

Set in a secluded valley at the foot of Moel y Gest hill, near Porthmadog, this park is within walking distance of the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways and a few minutes’ drive from the world-famous Italianate village of Portmeirion. Facilities include three toilet/ shower blocks (one with family cubicles), a disabled wet room, a shop, play area, games room and on-site bar and restaurant (children welcome until 10pm), with TVs and a pool table. Pets are welcome, too.

Key features: 

  • Dog-friendly
  • On-site bar/restaurant
  • Kids play area

We say…

Stay at Tyddyn Llwyn Caravan Park if you’re after a relaxed getaway within walking distance of several exciting attractions.

The Willows Abersoch

Yr Helyg, The Willows, Nr Abersoch, Pwllheli LL53 7RW, www.the-willows-abersoch.co.uk

  • Open: Mid March – 31 October
  • Touring pitches: 25
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £26 – £42
The Willows Abersoch 

This peaceful adults-only park on the Lleyn Peninsula offers a variety of accommodation, including 25 touring pitches, pods, a hobbit house and a holiday home. Seasonal pitches are also available on this dog-friendly site, which has an exercise field for your pooches. There are state-of-the-art toilets and showers, disabled facilities, drying facilities for walkers and watersports, and a boat park and boat-washing area. Nearby, there’s a post office, a shop and local bus services. Don’t miss Abersoch beach, Portmeirion and Tre’r Ceiri Iron Age Hillfort.

Key features: 

  • Adults-only
  • Dog-friendly
  • Excellent facilities

We say…

Visit The Willows Abersoch for a peaceful stay in a well equipped site with the Lleyn Peninsula on the doorstep.

Woodlands Caravan Park

Devil’s Bridge, Aberystwyth SY23 3JW, woodlandsdevilsbridge.co.uk 

  • Open: 1 March – 31 October
  • Touring pitches: 50
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £22 – £27
Woodlands Caravan Park

A family-run campsite with a pod and self-catering bungalow, Woodlands is in the village of Devil’s Bridge, 12 miles inland from Aberystwyth. Adjacent to a 400-acre farm, this is an ideal base for touring the beautiful mid-Wales region and enjoying excellent walking, cycling, birdwatching, mountain biking and fishing. The play area overlooks the touring field, which has fine views of the mountains, and there’s also an on-site shop, facilities block and a separate family room and laundry room.

Key features: 

  • Dog-friendly
  • On-site play area

We say…

Consider Woodlands Caravan Park if you’re interested in exploring Mid Wales and getting stuck into outdoor activities.

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