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Beddgelert Campsite
Gwynedd   (Browse area)
LL55 4UU
Tel: 01766 890288
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Pitches: 89
Open: 01/01/2021 to 31/12/2021
           01/01/2022 to 31/12/2022

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 210 Reviews
                8/10 from 210 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   Motorbikers Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   No Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   Freezer / Fridge    Motorhome Point   Wifi Access 
 Shop On Site   No Bar   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway On Site 
 No Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing <1 mile   Wild Swimming On Site   No Indoor Pool   No Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   Cycle Hire <1 mile   No Golf   No Tennis 
 Beach <10 miles   Watersports <1 mile   Boat Launch / Mooring <1 mile 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Riverside Pitches   Public Transport On Site  Offroad Dog Walk On Site or Direct Access 

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Date of Visit: September 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  With friends
Reviewer: Llamas 1 review from this member

 I had stayed in Beddgelert campsite a few years ago, so this was a second visit. It's a great base for Snowdonia activities.

Since last visit it's focused more on forest cabins, which look very smart, but if you are in a tent the only facilities block is a significant walk and not signposted, which was a bit of a pain for being on period.

The facilities block could do with some little details like a bin in the ladies shower block (the only one is for nappies only) and decent mirrors but the showers were warm and clean. One of the showers is very powerful and warm, the next one has far less pressure so pick carefully.

The tent field is lovely, but there are a lot of midges from the river.

I'd also suggest more signage in general, to the toilet block, opening hours for the shop, the start of the path to Beddgelert etc.

The opening hours for the shop were a bit of a surprise for a campsite (8. 30-5) and you have to pre-order pastries the day before so easy to get caught out on the little things (it is written in the leaflet).

The food at the "bakehouse" was great, get in early. 

Date of Visit: August 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Alan15 2 reviews from this member

 Great location, plenty of mountains and lakes nearby.

Pitches are good size, facilities very clean, staff very friendly, takeaway excellent!

Beddgelert town very pretty, great ice cream. 
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Date of Visit: July 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Lowery 1 review from this member

 Fabulous site the showers and toilets spotless.

Nice walk into Beddgelert

We will be back again.

Ideally situated for getting around snowdonia.

On site facilities excellent I would highly recommend it. 
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Date of Visit: June 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Solo traveller
Reviewer: SanJ61 2 reviews from this member

 Beautiful location in amongst the forest. Everything you need on site, well stocked shop, bakery and cycle hire. A walkers paradise, ideal place if youíre looking to climb Mount Snowdon.

Lots of pathways through the woods in every direction except into the lovely village of Beddgelert. If you want to walk it, you need to take to the road which can be busy at times and there are no pavements.

The village has a variety of eating places to choose from, a popular ice cream parlour and a small shop for all your essentials. Facilities are kept clean with hot, powerful showers despite being the push button type.

The pitch sizes was ideal for my campervan but looked a bit tight for a caravan plus car.

Its the second time Iíve stayed there and I would definitely go back. 

Date of Visit: June 2021 Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 8 Travelling as:  Solo traveller
Reviewer: Nigel2 2 reviews from this member

 I used the grass camping pitch which is set in an open area surrounded by woodland.

The site is in a beautiful setting with a river flowing along two sides. While it is fairly undulating, it's fairly easy to find a relatively flat area to set up. There are plenty of handy picnic tables dotted around the site.

No cars are allowed on the grass (which is a good point) and there is only room for 6 or 7 cars in the parking area; so, there were times when I had to use the main car park near reception.

It's a 3 minute walk to the main shower and toilet facilities although there is a unisex toilet next to reception at half the distance (but watch out for the tree roots in the night). Unfortunately, the showers are of the push button type so are uncontrollable. On three of the eight nights that I stayed, I had to endure cold showers as the hot water had run out.

For a lone camper like me in a small backpacking tent, it was quite expensive; I was charged the same price as two people sharing a house sized family tent, which seemed unfair, especially as there are no marked out pitches.

The shop and bakehouse proved useful and it's only a 20 minute walk to Beddgelert if using the road, or 40 minutes if taking the scenic footpath.

All in all, I enjoyed my stay, just a shame about the showers. 


Date of Visit: August 2021 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Barryeee 4 reviews from this member

 Very disappointing. Overpriced and facilities are tired and in need of a major upgrade.

Toilets and showers are old and water never more than luke warm. Pitch sizes and access vary and are mainly under large trees.

Only one motorhome service point and the grey water drain was blocked throughout our stay. 
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Date of Visit: November 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Yates69 7 reviews from this member

 Lovely back to nature site with lots of extras, from the forest retreat with the roaring fire and supplies to the bake house, I can recommend the gourmet burger.

We were given a choice of any free pitch to set up at. If taking an awning or tent youíll need rock pegs.

The pitches are hard standing in the trees, EHU is included with the pitch, along with Free WIFI.

The showers were hot and I liked that the cubicles have not only hooks and seat but shelving as well, there are Wall heaters on movement sensors to keep you warm.

The Welsh highland railway runs along the edge of the site, I know itís not running at this time of year but was still interesting non the less.

A good site that has a good range of walking routes.

We like it so much weíve rebooked, benefiting from the discounted rebooking offer. 
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Date of Visit: October 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Other
Reviewer: Daveib 1 review from this member

 Lovely woodland site, good facilities and plenty of space with roomy hard standings. Friendly staff and an on site bakery.

Added bonus that the Welsh Highland Railway runs right passed the hard standings. Toots steam n all.

Nice walk off road down to Beddgelert. Takes about 30mins. Once there a walk down the river to Nantmor is great. Especially when the river is in flood. Rhyd-Ddu is 5km away so the summit of Snowdon is in reach for those who like a good days walk.

Beddgelert Wood is great too. Lots of fire roads to walk and ride. Couldnít find anything challenging for my mountain bike though.

Beddgelert bikes have now set up home on the campsite so local knowledge and bike hire is available.

Only downside was the no existent free WiFi.

This site will stay on my list of will return 
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Date of Visit: September 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 8 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Helen2 1 review from this member

 This is a lovely forest campsite with good facilities and friendly staff.

Some of the hardstanding pitches are very sloped, others are manageable with leveling blocks.

Loved the option for fresh baked breads and pastries each morning and fresh cooked food from a good menu range to take away in the evening.

Fab walks from the site. 
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Date of Visit: September 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Rolf69 1 review from this member

 Very nice site staff, very helpful

Lovely walks through woods. cycle track great

Going again very soon

Few miles from village

Parking on site is very easy. Plenty space to move your motorhome or caravan

Nice peaceful site, cant wait next visit. see you soon thanks again 
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