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Visitor Reviews - Gateway Holiday Park

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Gateway Holiday Park
Millennium Coast
Bynea
Llanelli
Carmarthenshire   (Browse area)
SA14 9SN   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01554 771202

Facilities:  (Key)
                       

Nearby: (within x miles)
5m  1m   1m  5m 

Pitches: 200
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 7/10 from 65 Reviews
              7/10 from 65 Reviews


Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes 

Reviews:  65 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: November 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Babsllandavel 1 review from this member

We spent three nights at Gateway. We enjoy cycling, and for us it was perfectly situated. Good cycle path access and not far to drive to many locations too (Llanelli Christmas carnival including the turning on of the lights and firework display was wonderful and being able to stay so close was very handy). Staff very helpful during and after our stay. We will certainly be returning.

Date of Visit: July 2017 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Frey 1 review from this member

Visited Gateway Resort for a family camping break. The site is located just 10-15 minutes off junction 48 of the M4, and less than 5 minutes from Parc Trostre/ Pemberton shopping outlets.

We arrived at approx 15:40 on Friday 14. 07. 17 (check in available from midday), checked in at reception, where the staff were extremely friendly & helpful and then escorted to our pitch by a member of staff. First impressions of the reception/ clubhouse were very good, the facility was very spacious, modern and spotlessly clean. Access to the site is via electronic gate tag, preventing any unwanted/ unauthorised visitors.

Our pitch was on the Rally field and was booked with an electric hook-up. The field was well kept, flat with trees and hedges around the perimeter the provided some respite from the wind. The pitch was very spacious and could easily accommodate an 8 birth tent and have room to park your vehicle alongside. Electric hook up was simple with a pay as you use system, which you top up via card at the bar/ reception. The views of the estuary from the pitch were spectacular, although you are quite exposed during bad weather (but that's the fun of camping).

The Rally field is literally a stone-throw away from the amenities block. The amenity block itself it modern, spacious and spotlessly clean. The facility as accessible to all holiday makers at the resort and is accessible via personal key, which is obtained upon check-in. The amenity block itself is monitored via cctv, so be sure to take note of the signs and shower and change within the spacious cubicles. Showers were lovely and warm.

There is a games field for ball activities for the kids but our kids played by our tent as our neighbouring campers didn't seem to mind. The facility has a lovely swimming pool which is an additional 3 per adult and 1. 50 per child. There a also a large soft play area, again for an additional cost of 2, this proved great for the kids during the wet weather. Additional to that there are some arcade machines, a pool table and grabber machines, my only issue with these was that they did not have any prices displayed on them.

The clubhouse itself is very spacious and has a smaller family lounge adjacent. Bar costs are average and food is lovely, with pleasant staff and minimal waiting times. Each night there there is entertainment for the kids and a show afterwards.

All in all excellent value for money. Will definitely be visiting again very soon.

Date of Visit: October 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Pamelajayne 1 review from this member

My husband and I have stayed at this site many times. It is an excellent site. There is a club house on site which has an adult bar, the only downside is that even though it is an adult bar there were children in there, but most of the children were in the main hall. The food is very good. This site is in an excellent position for the coastal path. We have cycled to Pembrey park and also Swansea from here. As we have a motorhome we like to go to site which are close to bus stops or walking distance to a village. From this site we have walked along the coastal path to Llanelli which has many bars and shops. The toilets and showers are always clean with plenty of hot water. The staff are always friendly and helpful.

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Maxfuel 7 reviews from this member

Great location for cycling along the Millennium coastal path as it is adjacent to the path which might be why the site is heavily covered by CCTV. Shower and Toilet block was immaculate. Staff were friendly and helpful. Small shop selling bits and pieces. The bar, swimming pool and soft play area was ok but open to the general public as well as site users.

Date of Visit: May 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Amjnj 9 reviews from this member

Ill start with the good points. Lovely position of site right by the estuary. Good facilities, clubhouse, playarea, swimming pool, playpark. We are a regular to this site normally good security, key fobs for loos and barrier to get into site, also security on door of clubhouse. However, this last visit no key fobs or security on clubhouse door, basically anyone can just wander in. This wasn't really an issue for us. The bad points the site was full of travellers, a number of groups of people drinking and swearing loudly in the middle of the afternoon ( I must add I'm not oppised to drinking in the afternoon quite the contrary). Also lots of children 10/11 yr olds swearing. We were told previous week a big fight broke out in bar and Police were called, this doesn't surprise at all. Also dogs not on leads. Park rule book just as well be ripped up Will not be returning unless things improve. Such a shame

Date of Visit: April 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Gazmister123 31 reviews from this member

We stayed at gateway for 10 nights over Easter. We quite liked the site, there is plenty to keep the children entertained even if the weather is bad as their is an indoor pool and play area.

There is plenty on site to keep the children entertained, a play area, crazy golf, and plenty of open space and great views across to the gower.

It's a big site, with a lot of seasonal pitches, the touring and camping pitches are a decent size, we had a hardstanding which we fitted our motorhome and drive away awning on.

Its in an excellent location for visiting the gower, it's approximately 45 minutes drive to Rhossilli bay at the furthest point across the gower all other gower attractions are closer. You are about 5 minutes drive to Llanelli where there are a number of supermarkets, a small shopping centre and an indoor market.

A major appeal for this site for us was being able to get onto the millennium coastal path, you can walk or cycle for miles in either direction.

We also visited the brilliant pembrey country park (about half hours drive) where you can ski on the dry ski slope, toboggan, horse ride, have a go at pitch and put and a trip on the miniature railway, visit the fantastic beach there and a fantastic adventure playground. We visited twice.

The on site restaurant is not expensive, the Carvery on the Sunday was nice, and the whole bill for 5 of us including drinks was less than 40. The drinks were also reasonably priced.

There is a massive area of varied entertainment most nights in busy periods, it does get quite loud but quietened down after 11.

The facilities block could have been a bit cleaner, here are not enough toilets considering the size of the site, there are plenty of showers however and a plentiful supply of hot water.

The staff in reception didn't seem to have any enthusiasm for helping with tourist attractions or where the coastal path leads when we asked.

One thing that does let the site down slightly (which isnt the sites fault) is some of the people, loud music blasting out, driving round far to fast, people driving to the faculties block constantly/ shop/ pub (which bizarrely seemed to happen all the time with a constant amount of cars driving passed just to get around the site at speed, )

Overall a fantastic family site, not the sort of site we generally visit in the uk but my kids enjoyed it, don't think we would stay for 10 days again but would be ok for 3or 4 nights for us, it's also very keenly priced considering the amount of facilities.

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