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Visitor Reviews - Bishops Meadow Caravan Park

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Bishops Meadow Caravan Park
Hay Road
Powys   (Browse area)
LD3 9SW   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01874610000

Facilities:  (Key)

5m  1m  1m   5m 

Pitches: 80
Open: March To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 51 Reviews
              8/10 from 51 Reviews

Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes 

Reviews:  51 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: May 2014 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Chowmein 4 reviews from this member

Found this place by chance while looking around Brecon for a good site. 25 for hard standing and electric hook up was a good price. Small Swimming pool on site which was an added bonus. Pub next door plus a texaco garage for basic supplies. Showers / toilets were clean and great. Owner was very friendly. A small park on site and children were allowed to ride bikes. Great base for visiting local areas. The pitches were very close but didn't really cause an issue and would have liked a few more places to walk to. We will deff stay again and next time take our swimming gear !

Date of Visit: March 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Robanddeb281006 2 reviews from this member

The tourer field was terraced which meant you were surrounded by caravans on all sides. There are a lot of people who site their vans here all year round and so there is a bit of a community going on there. When we visited, a lot of the grassed areas was new turf which hadn't had a chance to knit together. The hardstandings, which at first looked like tarmac, was in fact loose sticky black chippings. We had a problem in that we had to cut a corner to get to our allocated pitch and this meant that the earth and chippings stuck to my caravan tyre and clogged up my motor-mover. The toilet block was 'ok' with some of the toilets and showers permanently out of action through the weekend. There was work going on with the washing-up area being extended. There were not many taps for getting water on the field and the pressure was extremely low. You couldn't really walk anywhere from the site as the main road is quite dangerous. OK for a base to discover the local area by car or bike though. For a view of the Beacons, you had to be pitched at the very top of the field.

Date of Visit: May 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Thejap 1 review from this member

Just got back from 3 great nights at this park. Very clean and tidy, excellent views of the Brecon Beacons from the top of the tent field. My 7 year old boy had great fun playing with the other children in the park and he even went in the pool. Nights were really cold but the days brilliant sunshine. Went on the canal boat trip from Brecon down to the aqueduct over the Usk and back, very relaxing. Next day was in the Beacons on the 4 waterfall trail, peace and quiet near the rivers and waterfalls. Site had good hot showers which was needed after a cold night in a tent toilets always clean. Had to ask for a dongle to get back in the park without bothering the warden, this was free.

Date of Visit: August 2012 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Giddy666 1 review from this member

Went to this site on the bank holiday weekend, never been there before so decided here firstly because of the price (28 per night for 3 adults + 2 children) and secondly because of the previous reviews.

The gentleman I spoke to was really pleasant and was quite happy to show me to my pitch and give me the choice where to go and apart from the odd hello and how's your stay he didn't bother us but was helpful to point me in directions for other things we wanted to do.

The site is a good size site with a slight slope but nothing to bad, the toilet/shower facilities are spotless and quite a size too. The shower may on occasion lose power but that's just due to me showering the same time as everyone else so it's to be expected but still only a minor quibble.

All in all I will definitely go there again and would recommend it to others.

Date of Visit: October 2011 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Noltonbeach 1 review from this member

Quiet campsite swimming pool was closed but it was October, showers, toilet exceptionally clean, pup/restaurant friendly and the food good. Central to the breacons going again this year cant wait.

The petrol station is next door and has a small shop, very handy. Brecon is a place woth visiting, has a beautiful church and tearoom.

We visited the welsh caves ideal for children but also adults who can turn the clocks back and be kids themselves fun.

Date of Visit: August 2011 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Lesley83 1 review from this member

We have been coming back to this site for 2 weeks every August since we first discovered it back in 2003. It is situated in idyllic surroundings with fabulous views of the Brecon Beacons.

The site owners are very friendly and helpful and keep the grounds and the facilities in an excellent condition. The toilets and shower blocks are clean and checked regularly and the pool and play park are very popular with children and also well maintained.

The restaurant provides a good range of reasonably priced meals and the pub is relaxed and pleasant. The garage shop stocks essential items and it is only a short drive or walk into Brecon where there is Morrisons, the Co-op or Aldi supermarkets and a range of local butchers, bakers, take aways and restaurants as well as a range of other shops.

Brecon is a beautiful market town with several sites to visit including the canal, riverside walk, military museum, cathedral and antique market.

I can not speak highly enough of this campsite, it is so peaceful and relaxing and set in truly beautiful countryside. I would strongly recommend Bishops Meadow. Except that I don't really want to share this wonderful gem with anyone else!

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