Camping in north Wales

With this recent blast of warm weather over easter, we have had a few friends up who will be camping this coming week and I thought we would prepare a blog for them to help them along their way to deciding which campsites in north Wales work for them.

If you haven’t already been camping in north Wales in these sunny conditions, its like being anywhere picturesque in Europe. With wall to wall nature and scenery at every turn, we are spoilt here to say the least. More and more people are re-wilding and coming back to camping there has been a resurgence of it in north Wales and I’m sure county wide.

Activities such as swimming, surfing, paddle boarding and walking  can be done during the day time a stones throw from most campsites and then head out in the afternoon for a spot of lunch, before retiring to the campsites for a glass of red and a deep sleep. Bliss.

With the range of campsites available in north Wales, such as  luxury camping in north Wales, glamping in north wales, camping for young families, camping for adults, quiet camping in north Wales, wild camping in north Wales – I could go on… with such a range of choices we though we would concentrate on campsites with the most stunning, jaw dropping scenery in the most epic locations. There are a few! But the ones below are a great start! (PS- on the website coming soon, everything will be on maps for you, so it will be much easier to see..)

The sun’s out -the fun’s out! so unpack the BBQ from its store, pump up the paddle boards and give the camper a good clean ready for its excurtions.

I literally have just got the camping kit out, dusted it down and prepared it for a wild camp sessions here in north Wales.. Whilst doing so I was thinking, where we could go and explore?  I like to go a bit more wild these days, but wild isn’t always good for families- for you guys, I figured. So I thought, we should put a quick fire list together of all the REALLY cool campsites that I’ve come across (not stayed at yet all granted) – but they have all been spotted in guides and talked about by my group of friends here in north Wales. There is quite a range of options for you, so it should cover most bases.

So the choices for camping in north Wales cover Holy Island, Anglesey, Snowdonia and the Llyn. We have included some glamping options and some caravan sites as a mixed bag for all.



  1. Pen-y-Llyn

This campsite offers fifteen super pitches and 5 CL pitches and is open between March and October.

Location: Pen-y-Llyn Llanfair-yn-Neubwll, LL65 3 LB

Facilities: dog-friendly, adults only, shop and café

Telephone: 01407 740017


  1. Anglesey Outdoors

Camping is available on land close to the Center with a couple of yurts and 2 bell tents.

Location: Porthdafarch Road, LL65 2LP

Facilities: dog-friendly, laundry, campfires, café and bar nearby

Telephone: 01407 769351


  1. Hafod Y Plas

A family-run milking farm where it is possible to relax and recharge one’s batteries.

Location: Hafod y Plas Rhoscolyn, Holyhead Anglesey LL65 2EJ

Facilities: ten pitches

Telephone: 01407860090


  1. Anglesey Yurts

An excellent yurt experience awaits you here. A warm welcome and every thought has been given to making your stay here very comfortable.

Location: Gwlgri, Rhydwyn LL65 4ED

Facilities: café/bar nearby, campfires allowed, yurts/tipis/pre-erected

Telephone: 0033389409758


  1. Blackthorn Farm

A family run B&B, camping and touring site situated on the peaceful Holy Island in North Wales.

Location: Penrhosfeilw, Trearddur Bay, LL65 2LT

Facilities: dog-friendly, disabled access, fishing, wildlife

Telephone: 01407 76526


  1. Bodfan Farm Camping Site

Situated on the western coast of lovely Anglesey in North Wales, a quiet family run camping site.

Location: Rhosneigr, LL64 5XA

Facilities: magnificent landscape, Open March to October

Telephone: 01407 810706


  1. Nant Isaf

A small family-run camping site hidden in the beautiful Anglesey countryside.

Location: Penygraigwen, Amlwch, LL69 9UF

Facilities: dogs allowed, tents, near a lake and near the coast

Telephone: 01248 410 144


  1. Ty Hen Holiday Park

Located on the west bank of Llyn Maelog this campsite is an award-winning campsite.

Location: Station Road, Rhosneigr, LL64 5QZ

Facilities: Iron Man Gym, Pool Room, Sauna, Play Park, open March to October

Telephone: 01407 810331


  1. Tyddyn Pwrpas

Friendly campsite that offers not just a warm welcome but is great for children as well.

Location: Newborough Llanfairpwllgwyngll, LL61 6TN

Facilities: kid friendly, excellent views of Snowdonia Mountain range, Open Easter to October

Telephone: 01248 440344


  1. Valley of the Rocks Campsite

Quiet, friendly campsite set in lovely well-kept grounds far from other campers.

Location: Porthdafarch Road, Holyhead LL65 2LL

Facilities: shop for sweeties for children, ideal for a peaceful holiday

Telephone: 01407 765787


  1. Nant-y-Big Campsites and touring park

Friendly staff and excellent facilities for toilet and shower

Location: Pwllheli LL53 7DB, UK

Facilities: spacious and big sea views, hot water, dishwashing

Phone: +44 1758 712686


  1. Penrallt Coastal Campsite

Friendly staff and great location.

Location: Penllech, Pwllheli LL53 8PB, UK

Facilities: great location, basic facilities

Phone: +44 1758 770654


  1. Bolmynydd Camping Ground

A nice camping site with hot water showers and neat pitches.

Location: Bolmynydd, Llanbedrog, Pwllheli LL53 7UP, UK

Facilities: excellent location, great views, 2 toilets in the gents, 3 in the ladies, well-spaced and well-kept pitches

Phone: +44 7882 850820


  1. The Willows Abersoch

Great food, one of the best run campsites in Gwyndaf. Quiet and lovely campsite.

Location: Myntho, Pwllheli, LL53 7RW, UK

Facilities: state of the art toilets, free Wi-Fi, disabled friendly, 20 touring pitches and up to 20 tents

Phone: +44 1758 740676


  1. Bodwrog

Excellent location and facilities. Located in tranquil surroundings, providing guests with excellent location to explore this part of beautiful North wales.

Location: Llanbedrog, Pwllheli, LL53 7RE, UK

Facilities: campsite and pod available for perfect family holidays

Phone: +44 1758 740341


  1. Away from It All

Enjoy your camping on the domes of a working farm in Wales. Great place to explore Llyn and Eifionydd.

Location: Penfras Isaf, Llwyndyrys, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, LL53 6NG

Facilities: dog friendly, pleasant and spacious camping

Phone: +44 1758 750279


  1. Treheli Farm

Picturesque surroundings with pristine Jurassic beach and warm showers.

Location: B4413, Botwnnog, Pwllheli LL53 8, UK

Facilities: hot shower, good location


  1. Graeanfryn Farm

Situated a mile inland from the beautiful sandy beaches of north Lleyn Peninsula.

Location: Mora Nefyn, Gwynedd, LL53 6YQ

Facilities: place for 40 tents, showers, toilet, baby changing unit, washing and fridge/freezer

Phone: +44 1758 720455


  1. Bryn Farm

Beautiful farm that offers friendly and helpful service.

Location: Aberdaron, Pwllheli, LL53 8AP, UK


Phone: +44 1758 760260


  1. Henbant Bach Farm

Henbant Bach Farm has meadows, pasture, woodland, lakes and excellent views of the sea and mountains.

Location: Henbant Bach Farm, Tain Lon, Caernarfon, Ll54 5DF, UK

Facilities: yurt and Geo-dome available

Phone: +44 7786 316413


We have put together a small book list for your camping needs here in north Wales, these are books that I have purchased myself, and I lend out to friends and show students alike- they will give you a good read and add some good skills for you to play with on your trip here. Have a wonderful stay!


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