We prebooked a Superpitch (with hardstanding) and reception was very welcoming. Pitch was ideal - electricity, water, waste, and rubbish and other facilities very handy. Level pitches, plenty of room. Quiet site with fabulous views. Welsh Highland Railway (steam) went along the perimeter of site! Staff very helpful. Toilet/shower block was modern, clean and spacious, plenty of hot water. Also laundry room, small play area, games room, Wifi and computer lounge, shop. Definitely one for 'Must return' list.
We stayed at Bryn Gloch for a week, including the August Bank Holiday period on a tent pitch with electric hook up in the top field by the railway (by request). I must say we had a brilliant week, the site is kept immaculate and even during the Bank Holiday, at near max capacity the facilities were kept clean and tidy and plenty of hot water - busy during peak times but totally workable. The staff are all very welcoming and I really cannot fault the venue at all. We were lucky with weather which made the week in a tent 'easy'. It's short walk to the steam train platform or there is a hail stop very close to the site. There's an on site shop for essentials (ice pack rental service, gas, charcoal), a launderette and games room. All the major shops you need are only 6 miles away in Caernarfon. My only constructive comment is that the ablutions in the top field (during busy times) could do with a sink on it's own to wash hands after using the loo - the wash basins are in cubicles which when occupied make wash your hands a waiting game, although they give the privacy a lot of people like. That's being really picky as the other ablution is different layout and not an issue. It's a picture postcard location that's well run and well placed to take in the Hills. The Ranger Path is a very short distance away, as is the beautiful village Bedd Gelert, try the Snowdon Pizza in the Bistro next to the Ice Cream place - heavenly, not licensed but you can take your own wine. Caernarfon is also worth a visit. I will definitely stay at Bryn Gloch again and cannot recommend it highly enough - see you next year!
Stayed 2 nights, showers and toilets very clean, its a big site with lots of good facilities, a lovely riverside picnic/barbeque area, bus to carnarvon just outside campsite, also welsh highland railway runs past with a station about a mile away, not too expensive, we will definitely be going back. The only thing I can complain about, and this is nothing to do with the campsite, we like to walk, but the local footpaths seemed to be unclear, I have noticed this on other welsh campsites, you get so far, then you end up in a field with no stiles or any clear signs, so end up going back.
We have recently returned from a 3 night stay at this site and thoroughly enjoyed it. We were pitched by the river and had another 3 tents and 1 caravan in our group.
I definitely want to praise the staff for their friendliness, approachability and helpfulness. From the first telephone call we made to book the site to the day of departure nothing was too much trouble.
We had children and dogs in our group and we all had a great time. The toilets and showers were always clean as was the washing up room. Although busy we never had to queue for any of these facilities. The shop handy for bits and pieces and supermarkets not too far away.
There were lots of other caravans and campers there during our stay none of whom were noisy or troublesome. Everyone said hello in passing etc.
I can highly recommend greenwood forest park for a well priced entertaining day out for people with children, dogs also allowed on a lead.
The only drawback of this site was the midges. Far worse by the river than other parts of the site be sure to pack plenty of insect repellent !
Other than that (u can't help nature !) I would highly recommend this as a safe, clean and well run site.
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