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Buttyland Manor Caravan And Camping Park
Station Road
Upper Manorbier
Pembrokeshire   (Browse area)
SA70 7SN
Tel: 01834 871278  or  07904559092
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Pitches: 30
Open: 01/03/2021 to 31/10/2021
           01/03/2022 to 31/10/2022

Rating: Average Review Score: 7/10 from 88 Reviews
                7/10 from 88 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   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   Freezer / Fridge   No Motorhome Point   Wifi Access 
 Shop On Site   Bar On Site   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway On Site 
 No Playground   No TV Room   Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing <1 mile   No Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool <5 miles   No Outdoor Pool 
 No Horse Riding   No Cycle Hire   Golf <5 miles   No Tennis 
 Beach <1 mile   Watersports <10 miles   Boat Launch / Mooring <5 miles 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport <1 mile  Offroad Dog Walk On Site or Direct Access 

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Date of Visit: August 2021 Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Family with young children
Reviewer: Octopus123 2 reviews from this member

 Lovely location, but the toilets and shower block are a disgrace. Some days there was no soap, and hand sanitiser outside was empty.

Mop bucket is kept outside with dirty water in it. It was evident that no one was actually cleaning or monitoring the toilets for huge lengths of time. When they did finally clean the toilets they were still not very clean. We were afraid to use the facilities but had no choice.

Dogs were roaming around off lead around the pitches even though they are meant to be on leads at all times. We wonít be back 
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Date of Visit: July 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Felix useya 1 review from this member

 Great place. Was quite comfortable though no showers in the place. Met the boss.

Damian who was quite helpful. Gave us a few tips on the best areas to check out. Thanks Damian.

Nice and quiet place.

Will definitely be back. 
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Date of Visit: June 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Mandave 2 reviews from this member

 On arrival the lady on reception was very helpful, but unfortunately that's about the only positive thing I can say. The site advertised WIFI, when I inquired about the password I was that it was private and not for use for the site customers. It advertised a shop, not one to be found anywhere on site, however there was one on another site over the road, but it was for their customers only.

We were there 4 nights and couldn't find the dog walk which was advertised. It was very hard to find anyone in charge as reception was always closed.

The site was very rowdy, screaming children everywhere, with no adult supervision at all, I think the adults were in the bar and just left the kids to cause chaos around everyone's pitches.

Shame really as the area was very nice and the chip shop on site was very good, but I won't be returning and wouldn't recommend this site, unless you have young kids. 
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Date of Visit: April 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Berg10 1 review from this member

 Well kept flat caravan spaces. Security barrier with digital code. Although we didn't use the outdoor pub and on site fish and chip bar many others did.

Waste disposal area could be better, black water flush not working but a hose and bucket remedied this, as it was our first experience we cannot compare this to other sites, the grey water disposal was OK. Bin / refuse area was overloaded.

To be fair we had an electrical issue which was sorted immediately. Personal water supply and standard shared electrical outlet. No mobile signal on O2. 

Date of Visit: June 2018 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Haynew 12 reviews from this member

 Nice clean site, well kept tidy grounds. Was very quiet when we visited. Friendly staff nice bar with happy hour 4-7 £2. 50 a pint. Fish & Chip shop. Short walk to the train for Tenby £3. 50 return. Thought the site was good value in a peaceful location with great access to Tenby by train. 


Date of Visit: August 2017 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Sarah3012 3 reviews from this member

 Lovely camping site, family friendly, showers were lovely and warm 50p for 5minutes for women or 20p/£1 for men 2mins/5mins. Toilets were cleaned on a regular basis. Floor was a little muddy but that was to be expected due to the volume of people on site. Bar area and garden was lovely a little small but there is a bigger one being build happy hour 4-7 £2. 50 a pint of fosters or John smiths, we were made to feel very welcome on our first day with a game of killer darts and goodie bags for the children has a funday was being held. I used the washing machine a few times which used 2 old pound coins and the tumble dryer the same. Chip shop in site was great we had a good few bags of chips and it was reasonable prices we also found an Indian that delivered from Pembroke which we used a few times too. The whole area for camping was clean no rubbish around and the grass was kept near to. Say nav did prove unreliable but if you head for kiln park and stay on that road for about 3/4miles you will see it sign posted on the right. Whole in whole this is a fantastic site and we will be returning 

Date of Visit: August 2017 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Nadia Willott 2 reviews from this member

 Unfortunate enough to book and pay in full for this site for 2 weekends. I wished after the first weekend, I had not paid in full, and then would have booked elsewhere. Not for us I'm afraid. To give a fair review. Below are our pros and cons.


Location - Within 10 minutes drive of a number of beautiful beaches

Pitches - Were flat and well maintained. We had a fair bit of rain and they drained well

Toilets and shower location - Close to the pitch

Entry gate - Passcode security on entry gate in and out

Fish and chips - On site chippy. Reasonably priced, ok quality

WiFi - the site didn't charge for Wi-Fi as, by their own admission, connection was temperamental

Big Play Field - good for kids


Cleanliness - Toilets and Showers stayed clean for about half an hour each day. The men's toilets absolutely stank of stale pee

Electric Hook up - Couldn't boil kettle with anything else plugged in. Even a cool box. Without it tripping

Showers - Cramped, had to squeeze round the door to get in, broken hooks so nowhere to hang clothes/towel to stay dry so everything ended up falling onto the floor or wet shelves.

20p / 50p for 2/3 minutes of scalding water in the women's with no temperature control and you don't even get the full time as you have to push a button for water every 20 seconds. No on/off switch. One of the men's showers ran freezing cold. Great for my 6 year old boy in it at the time. His dad had put all his change into that shower so no opportunity to move to another shower.

'Games room' - This is just arcade machines which have to be paid for. Of course. Fruit machines and grabber machines

NOISE. This is my biggest complaint with the site, in no way is the site child friendly in terms of noise. There are signs indicating 10. 00pm noise cut off. Rubbish. No one enforces this. I have 3 kids under 11. Couldn't get them to sleep before 11. 30pm because of noise. EVERY NIGHT WE STAYED. Music, shouting and even drunken arguments. Which I can only attribute to the on site bar.

Staff - Virtually none existent. We even had to site ourselves on 2nd visit.

Cheap but certainly not cheerful. Not for us and will not return. 

Date of Visit: August 2017 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: JBSB 8 reviews from this member

 Stayed for 4 nights at the start of August in a 'Gold' pitch. Person who checked us in did not know the area and was unable to advise how to get to the beach or where the nearest supermarket was. Other staff did turn out to be more knowledgeable but it wasn't a good start. Pitches were very tight, much too close together.

Gents showers were 20p and ladies 50p. There were 4 of each. On more than one occasion there was only one ladies showers working which is not acceptable on a site of this size. The toilets (4 or 5 of ladies and gents) and showers are in desperate need of modernisation. They were horrible.

The site flooded behind the gold pitches, apparently this is the first time this has ever happened? We required staff to bring planks of wood so that we could get out of our motorhome.

Would definitely not recommend this site to anyone. 

Date of Visit: April 2017 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Simon354 1 review from this member

 We took advantage of the long weekend over Easter and went a bit further afield to this site.

Initial impressions of the site were good, we were shown to our pitch which was fairly spacious but not as much room as others we have visited.

The good points are the location, only down the road from Manorbier beach, which is lovely and great for exploring rock pools, surfing if the need takes you and taking a walk along the spectacular coast path. There is also a castle overlooking the beach which is pretty unusual and spectacular. Manorbier itself has a lovely cafe/gift shop and also a very handy, very well stocked supermarket. A bit further afield is Tenby, a lovely seaside town with a great, large beach split into North and South sections, we parked by the North beach and the parking was super cheap, park there and walk across the beach into town!

OK so the site itself, has a small clubhouse, with outdoor seating and an attached chip shop, both of which are great as an option if you are stuck. There is also a large building being built, this could be a new entertainment area, I didn't ask but could be worth enquiring about.

Unfortunately that's where the good bits end. Firstly I thought the overnight rate was very expensive for what you actually got, plus you had to pay extra to re-freeze your freezer blocks and use the showers. Whilst the toilet and shower block was clean, the shine was taken off by firstly having to pay for a shower and the fact that the water was at best luke warm. The same goes for the washing up facilities, luke warm water, so not great for washing up.

Another aspect I wasn't so keen on was that tents were mixed up with tourers, camper vans etc, I know this is a personal gripe and I should have checked before we booked, so that is a learning experience for me.

There was also a group near us playing loud music, this really bugs me as the site had clear signage all around saying no loud music after 10pm, they didn't seem to enforce the rule and the music went on until after midnight for two of our three nights, which was disappointing.

On the whole we enjoyed our stay, the kids made some friends and we enjoyed exploring the locality but we won't be going back to Buttyland I'm afraid. 

Date of Visit: August 2015 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Fudgybrown 7 reviews from this member

 Spent six nights camping and we liked this site.

We didnít need electric so camped along the edge of the main field which is a mixture of caravans and tents with the electric hook-ups towards the middle of the field and hard standing along one side. There are water taps at either end of the field. The grass was cut nice and short and the field was flat with only a negligible slope. The ground was nice and firm some stone so did need a mallet.

The facilities consisted of a small toilet block, washing/laundry/freezer room and shower block. They were cleaned regularly but itís a pity other people donít clean up after themselves. Also pity about the extra charges for freezer £2 for the week and shower 50p for three minutes. There is a small club house with regular entertainment, but it was small so the one night we went there was no space to sit inside. But it seemed to have a good atmosphere (but £5 to play bingo was a bit much). Attached to the club house was a fish and chip booth, we had pie and sausage and chips on our first night. It is a good facility to have if you need food and havenít planned ahead. There is also a small shop with some basic food stuffs and camping supplies. One night our camping gaz ran out so I need to get a refill. However whilst the site shop does stock Calor gas and small picnic size aerosol gas it doesnít stock Camping Gaz. But there is a shop in Tenby high street that does stock camping Gaz refills. Luckily we had a small portable picnic size stove so used that to get by. The kids had a great time playing football, cricket, rugby in the middle of the field until it got too dark. The site was quiet from about 11 - 11. 30. Generally the site was very good but the owners did have to deal with a rowdy group and we assume they were asked to leave as they and their kids werenĎt there the next evening.

The area is lovely. We loved Manorbier beach, sand and rock pools. Tenby is lovely and has plenty to do. And if you have kids Folly Farm and Annaís Welsh Zoo are excellent.

Our one criticism is that the hot water for washing up was never hot. And as that was the only thing wrong then we think this site is pretty good. 

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