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Black Rock Sands Caravan And Camping Park
Morfa Bychan
Gwynedd   (Browse area)
LL49 9YH
Tel: 01766 513919  or  07444718194
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Pitches: 150
Open: 01/04/2022 to 03/10/2022

Rating: Average Review Score: 7/10 from 71 Reviews
                7/10 from 71 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Families Welcome   Not Members Only   No Rallies   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 No Baby Changing   No Laundry   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   No Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   Freezer / Fridge    Motorhome Point   No Wifi Access 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway On Site 
 Kids Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing <1 mile   No Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool <5 miles   No Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <1 mile   No Cycle Hire   Golf <1 mile   Tennis <5 miles 
 Beach On Site   Watersports <1 mile   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 No 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: April 2022 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Wenvoeman 3 reviews from this member

 Black Rock Sands campsite is neat and well maintained by the manager, Emma, and the efficient wardens.

The pitches are grassy but they drain well. Most have good electricity sockets. The site roads are new tarmac.

The loos and showers are good and clean with lashings of hot water.

The site is right next to a great sandy beach and the Wales Coastal Path passes by.

We had seen some negative reviews before coming but I am pleased to say these were unfounded and we can highly recommend Black Rocks Camping. 
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Date of Visit: July 2017  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 5 Travelling as:  Family with young children
Reviewer: Maxine 1 review from this member

 Visited black rock sands with my family many time, our kids loved it

Many years later can't wait to go back with kids and grandchildren

Highly recommended 
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Date of Visit: August 2020 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Young couple
Reviewer: Anwen 4 reviews from this member

 Lovely site and only a 5 minute walk to the beach, nice and quiet and good facilities.

The toilet and shower blocks were closed due to the coronavirus however everywhere looked nice and clean, hand sanitizers every where, bin areas clean and overall site was well looked after,

The only negative was we could not get a picture on the TV so be aware in case you need an extra aerial.

There were plenty of children around and they seemed to have a good play area etc and plenty of room for them to go on their bikes. 

Date of Visit: September 2019 Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 10 Travelling as:  Solo traveller
Reviewer: T6NYY 10 reviews from this member

 My second visit here this year, a cracking campsite, clean facilities, lots of hot water for showers and wash up.

Direct access to the beach is just fantastic, my 3 dogs had so much fun on the beach. The beach itself is UNBELIEVABLY clean, I walked miles up and down it and didn't spot a single piece of rubbish.

Staff on site were really helpful, particularly Emma the Site Warden.

The little pub next door the the campsite, Shenanigans, was very handy - check opening hours first.

There's a little supermarket about a mile away for any essentials.

Definitely recommend this site. 

Date of Visit: July 2019 Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Young couple
Reviewer: Bromsgrove-Man 8 reviews from this member

 Very good location for the beach and for travelling around the area. We've stayed a couple of times now and will likely return again.

Great, well kept facilities (though they do close for a couple of hours in the afternoon for cleaning) and useful to have the cafe/bar across the road for refreshments which is well priced (though be warned there seems to be no set hours for food and they seem to run out of things all the time).

The first time we stayed there was no wind at all, the second time if was fine for a day or so then one night it was so bad several tents were damaged so I would say think about where you pitch. 


Date of Visit: May 2019 Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Family with young children
Reviewer: NigelDav 1 review from this member

 Although the overall location is very nice the campsite itself is not We stayed over the bank holiday and I have never stayed in a site with the pitches so packed together. Several of our. Neighbours echoed out view and said they would not stay there again.

The pitches are so narrow all the cars are parked along the road. The campsite clearly contrivances the government fire safety guidelines of 6 metres between tents or. Caravans.

At 40 per night for an electric hook ( 2 adults and 1 child ) its is one of the most expensive sites we have stayed at. However the shower toilet block can best be described as "tired".

The gents has loose tiles in the floor that when you step on them water comes up. Furthermore our pitch had clearly been used so intensively that it was at best only 70 % grass with large patches of soil.

The 11:30 quiet time may suit some but frankly for a family site is too late in my view. The site seems to attract rowdy crowds and we will not visit it again.

The area around it lovely and its possible to walk to Crickieth, about a hour. Find another site in the area is our recommendation. 

Date of Visit: July 2017 Unit:  Campervan
Reviewer: PaulineW 11 reviews from this member

 Booked a last minute 2 day break at this site and had a lovely time. Fortunately the weather was good to us which helped. It's a short walk over the dune to the beach.

The Welsh Coastal footpath is right next to the campsite and is a lovely walk to Criccieth. If you're walking on the coastal foothpath try to steer clear of the railway line and walk along the beach instead. The grass was chest height and a nightmare to walk through! Not to mention the risk of ticks!

Everyone was very friendly on site and happy to answer any questions. The facilities were good and clean, although my partner said the gents toilets weren't as clean as the ladies. Dishwashing area was also very good. The site is well laid out, although it wasn't particularly busy when we were there.

Tents and caravans were mixed together and this may put some people off. There were a few groups of younger people in tents but to be fair they were very quiet at night.

I would go back again but probably not in peak season. 

Date of Visit: July 2017 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Nomads101 2 reviews from this member

 We stayed with our two young children for two nights in a tent behind the playground. Its 2 mins walk to the stunning beach which we loved.

The campsite is in a beautiful setting but it is slightly spoilt by the amount of noisy, loutish people that stay there who are only interested in getting drunk all day and all night.

There were groups of young lads throwing beer cans into the bushes and the group next to us us who were much older kept us awake with their arguing, shouting and swearing all night.

Such a shame as the site itself is great but needs to crack down on groups being loud and noisy. It seems that the pub next to the site attracts these types and if we had known about the pub being there we wouldn't have booked to stay. 

Date of Visit: July 2016 Unit:  Campervan
Reviewer: Dohrayme 1 review from this member

 Despite dry, hot weather, the campsite was very boggy. Although not full, difficult to find flat, dry plot. Facilities were good and hosed down daily. Freezer never worked while there and full of beer and food despite signs stating for freezer packs only. Close to beach.

Stayed 2 nights. Although not busy, there were 2 separate groups of young people camping who were very noisy. Playing loud music, running around screaming with water pistols and shouting/chanting after 10pm. When mentioned to warden, she very defensively explained that site rules allowed noise until midnight as considered 'daytime '.

It was very disappointing as while everyone is on holiday and wants to have a good time, there needs to be consideration for fellow campers. Could not recommend. 

Date of Visit: September 2014 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Stevefisher 3 reviews from this member

 Decided to go to Black Rock Sands at the last minute, and booked for 3 nights from the 4th Sept.

From the start nothing seemed to be a problem when booking, no deposit required. When we arrived on site we were met by Emma who was very helpful.

This is a wonderful site, I cant think of anything bad to say. So nice to see children playing in a safe environment, and just a short walk to a stuning sandy beach.

Thanks again and we will be back soon. 

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