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Aberbran Fawr Campsite
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Tel: 01874 623301
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Pitches: 17
Open: 01/04/2022 to 31/10/2022

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 42 Reviews
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 Electric Hookups   No Hardstandings   No Fully Serviced Pitches   Show Full Facilities
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   No Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge   No Motorhome Point   No Wifi Access 
 Shop <5 miles   Bar <5 miles   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway <5 miles 
 Kids Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing <5 miles   No Wild Swimming   No Indoor Pool   No Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   No Cycle Hire   Golf <1 mile   No Tennis 
 No Beach   Watersports <10 miles   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   Campfires Allowed 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport <1 mile  No Dog Walk 

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Date of Visit: August 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Family with young children
Reviewer: Najki4 1 review from this member

 Great campsite with decent shower/toilet facilities.

Big pitches and despite it being middle of summer the campsite was only half full when we stayed.

Quick email response.

You can get beer from the pub and take it with you to enjoy at the campsite.

We may have been lucky but it was very quiet in the evenings. 
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Date of Visit: June 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Steve Lori 3 reviews from this member

 Lovely stay on a level grassy pitch with electric. Easy to find about 4 miles from Brecon, just off the A40 on the banks of the River Usk.

This is a working farm with 3 camping areas, 2 with EHU and one huge field on the river bank without EHU. Basic toilets & showers in an old farm building.

As this is a working farm you may hear cows & sheep and at times there is a farmyard whiff in the air and the noise of farm machinery but this really isn't a problem as the site is generally very peaceful.

You can use firepits which are available on site and bags of logs are available at a charge. The owners are very pleasant. Freshly made cakes are available from the farm. 

Date of Visit: August 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Group
Reviewer: Leanne 1 review from this member

 Very quiet, didn't take very long to get to

Nice people, site very clean toilets and showers very clean

Enjoyed every minute

Enjoyed the peace and nice weather 
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Date of Visit: July 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Davida 1 review from this member

 On our first night we stayed with electric hook up close to the toilet and shower block, it was fine but the river bank is very steep in that part, so we moved for the second night to the next field at the western end of the site which was ideal although no electric hook up available there, very quiet and peaceful.

There is some traffic noise from the nearby A40.

Dave, the site warden, was friendly and helpful; the site is kept in good condition, and the toilets and showers are clean and tidy.

Will definitely be going back. 

Date of Visit: July 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Young couple
Reviewer: Abiic1 1 review from this member

 Amazing place! We were a little apprehensive starting to camp again after lockdown, but they have made us feel so welcome and assured. The campsite is absolutely spotless!

We can not fault them, and will definitely stay here again for sure.

Thank you UKCampsite for the recommendation! Your service was fantastic 👍🏼 
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Date of Visit: July 2019 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Family with young children
Reviewer: Vtrjames 6 reviews from this member

 The campsite is situated roughly 4 miles from Brecon town centre. There's a bus stop at the end of the road allowing easy access to the town centre if you don't want to drive or walk.

The campsite was well preened with the caravan field being very level.

The warden - Dai - was lovely and also very helpful.

The facilities seemed to struggle to cope with the volume of people with queues at times for the washing facility.

The showers could do with renovating but aside from that it was a pleasant place to visit.

The cost for the two nights including electricity was £52. 

Date of Visit: July 2018 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: RED1979 1 review from this member

 Lovely campsite right next to the River Usk. Great warm welcome from Dai the warden and his wife, Shower/ toilet block is very clean, children’s play area with swings, slide, monkey bars etc. Is great for the kids, lots other families stayed there when we were there and all kids got on great with one another, kids swam in river everyday and used tree swing to jumping into river ( and Dads, lol),

campsite is lovely and flat and very well kept our youngest daughter learned to ride bike without stabilisers for first time on the grass here.

Aberbran farm cream tea’s next door to site are lovely and can try out PYO fruit if like, campsite only 3 miles from Brecon which is lovely town.

Recommend this site and will definitely be returning. 

Date of Visit: August 2017 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Luce104 2 reviews from this member

 I stayed here with my family with young children. It is quite a basic campsite of simple fields but was fairly peaceful with people lighting fires in the evening which added to a nice ambience. We had a pleasant welcome and I found the facilities perfectly adequate and given the low price it seems to be value for money! 

Date of Visit: July 2016 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Amjnj 10 reviews from this member

 Had a fantastic time at this site. Extremely helpful Warden who went out of his way to help us, even gave us tea bags, as we had ran out (shock, horror). Lovely setting with river running through, we pitched up next to it and it was lovely to look at whilst drinking our morning cuppa. Lots of seasonals there and they were all really friendly. The children all played football, rounders together, and they made our kids feel very welcome. They made lots of friends. There is also a small play area. The pyo fruit was fab and they also sold cream teas and cakes. At the end of the road there is a bus stop, where the buses can take you into Brecon town. Toilets and showers were clean and new looking, there were only two toilets and two showers but we never had to queue. Also a disabled toilet and shower available. We will definitely be returning to this site. 

Date of Visit: March 2016 Unit:  Trailer Tent
Reviewer: Daiwelly 7 reviews from this member

 The cut down 45 gallon drums used for fire pits have gone, and we now have proper fire baskets available from David (daiwelly) with a £10 deposit which is refunded on return of the fire Basket. Fire's are allowed only along the edge of the field (riverside.

The toilet block is now fully centrally heated.

Pricing has been held at 2015 level the site is still the cheapest in Brecon area if not Powys. 

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