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The Bower Farm
Little Haven
Pembrokeshire   (Browse area)
SA62 3TY
Tel: 01437 781554  or  07891 540069
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Open: 01/03/2024 to 31/10/2024

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 19 Reviews
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Who's it for
 Families Welcome   Not Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 No Baby Changing   No Laundry   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   No Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   Freezer / Fridge   No Motorhome Point   Wifi Access 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway <1 mile 
 No Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing <1 mile   Wild Swimming <1 mile   No Indoor Pool   No Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   Cycle Hire <1 mile   Golf <5 miles   No Tennis 
 Beach <1 mile   Watersports <1 mile   Boat Launch / Mooring <1 mile 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Not Working Farm   Campfires Allowed 
 Coastside Pitches   Public Transport <1 mile  Offroad Dog Walk On Site or Direct Access 

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Date of Visit: August 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 10 Travelling as:  Family with older children
Reviewer: Emmaat 1 review from this member

 A wonderful stay in the perfect location.

The surrounding area is beautiful and a real bonus of this campsite it its accessibility to Broadhaven beach.

We would love to return. 

Date of Visit: June 2018 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Sas74 3 reviews from this member

 This site has so much potential but I feel it has been neglected somewhat. We arrived on the Sunday and pulled onto what I initially thought was a disused field. The field was completely overgrown with grass up to our knees (this included the pitches with electric hook-ups).

The owner did not come round to ask if everything was okay once during our stay (of 10 days). The toilets and showers were not cleaned, that we could see, and the bins were never emptied to the point where rubbish was overflowing and the birds were helping themselves to pickings.

Also the farm dog was caught trying to take an insulated food bag from the awning of my parents' caravan after returning from a day trip.

There is a public right of way running through the one end of the site which also has access to allotments so not as secure as some sites which I have stayed on.

The town itself, Broad Haven, is a approx 15 min walk down the lane which is narrow and has no pavements. It also is a very steep walk back uphill to the site. 

Date of Visit: August 2015 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: SALOU 1 review from this member

 Bower Farm Campsite is a simple field with simple facilities but the view is out of this world! it is quite simply one of the best views I have ever seen. We spent hours sat in the sun looking out to sea. A real break from Urban Life! The toilets and shower were kept clean but are very basic but this is what camping is all about! The Farm is a short walk to Broad Haven and the pub called 'The Galleon' serves great pub meals with local fresh fish. The owners of the Campsite were welcoming to us all (including the four lively children!) A great place and I will be returning!

(I wish this website let you upload photos as we have some lovely ones!) 

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Mejustme 1 review from this member

 A simple site, a huge field with hookups and a couple of taps. 2 sheds one with a loo and another with a shower and loo-in between a covered washing up area. All kept nice and clean.

However the views, the views are beautiful to sit outside watching the sunset over the bay!

Okay you have to work a bit to get the motorhome level-big deal?

A simple site with great access into Broad Haven, a field you can run round in, fly kites and play rounders with the kids and dogs. Alpacas in the next field and when we visted a litter of puppies would come up the track from house and the kids would play with them. How campistes used to be! Loved it and it's certainly on our 'return' to list. 

Date of Visit: July 2013 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Reutelloe 6 reviews from this member

 A really beautiful campsite! The sea views are amazing and the farm is lovely. We only paid 12-50 per night ( tent, car, 2 adults and a dog, no electricity) which I found to be good value.

The beach below is about a ten minute walk and can be nice when the tide is out; you can walk right across to Little Haven and the cliffs are simply breathtaking; but when the tide comes in it blocks off the Broadhaven area and it becomes crowded with families and the whole area and the promenade gets very loud and tacky; people sitting around in cars with their stereos on, hundreds of kids everywhere, cheap and nasty souvenir shops etc.

The first day at the site was not ideal because there was a big family with lots of children staying there and the shower was filthy by the time they had all finished using it (the water tends to clog a little so it can get dirty and wet when lots of people are using it. But once the family had gone and there were only adults left, the problem seemed to disappear.

If you are looking for peace and quiet, I would certainly recommend Bower Farm as probably one of the most beautiful spots in the whole area, but avoid the weekends and school holidays if possible. In spite of the breathtaking views and landscapes however, I doubt I would return because the crowds who flock here whenever the sun comes out tend to spoil it. Personally, I found the Bower Farm the best and most beautiful part of Broadhaven. 


Date of Visit: July 2013 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Mike and Dawn 3 reviews from this member

 Just spent a weekend here and so glad we did! We were a bit sceptical due to other reviews but the lovely views make up for any lack of facilities. There is only one shower with a toilet and a separate toilet housed in 2 sheds and is basic. It is a ten minute walk into Broadhaven with a few pubs serving food and a londis shop which is well stocked but the walk back will test your fitness! Little haven is a little further and just as hilly on the way back. There are no facilities for children other than a field to run about in. The views are spectacular. Will definitely return! 

Date of Visit: August 2012 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Andy Austen 1 review from this member

 First the positives - further to the previous reviews there is now a second toilet and a covered pot wash area. However, the shower did not soak away properly, leaving standing water in the tray after each use.

The views are undoubtedly stunning, but neither of the previous reviews mentioned the steeply sloping nature of the site. At the top of the field there is a narrow, almost flat terrace with EHU. However, the slope in front of the terrace means that it is very difficult to position or level anything other than a very small caravan so that it faces into the oh so frequent Pembrokeshire winds.

The long grass, which was not collected when last cut, also meant that the field was extremely slippery after even a small amount of rainfall, and did not seem to drain very well.

The narrow gateways and tight bends which give access to the site present a challenge to longer units, especially when exiting up the slope past the house.

The owners are friendly enough, but we have just spent a week there and only saw them twice - when we arrived and when we left! At 25 a night, this site is relying on the fabulous location and stunning local scenery. It has great potential but needs some work! 

Date of Visit: August 2011 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Lisa Harper 1 review from this member

 Have just returned from a fantastic stay at Bower Farm. This is a wonderful site with amazing views of the bay below. The sunsets are spectacular. I would highly recommend this site as the location is stunning.

The campsite is set on a farm with an established B&B but the campsite is a new addition. The shower block is a newly built shed with one shower and toilet. The site has only 5 pitches so this shouldn't be a problem, the facilities were immaculate. There is an uncovered wash area for pots but there are plans to cover this area.

A 5 min walk (10 mins back as it is uphill) takes you into Broad Haven and the wonderful beach. The local pub, 'The Royal' is warm and inviting and serves reasonably priced, tasty meals.

Little Haven and the surrounding villages are well worth a visit. There are coastal walks if feeling energetic or a shuttle bus to take you to the other local beaches.

The owners and staff are friendly and helpful. I visited with 3 teenage children and this site would appeal to individuals, couples or families alike. This site is a gem of a find and we will definitely visit again next year! 

Date of Visit: August 2011 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Woodvillerob 1 review from this member

 Basic field / although with electric hook up etc. Sheep have priority.

Only one toilet and combined shower hut, problems if someone wants a shower and your desperate for the loo!

Views are stunning, but site basic. Expensive at 25 per night! Would go back if it was cheaper for the views.

You will need to be fit if you want to walk to the beach as the climb is up a steep lane to get back.

Great pub at the bottom of the hill with some basic shops and cafe.

The beach is very clean and an excellent place to spend your day. 

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