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Camping has made a phenomenal jump in popularity in recent years. A camping staycation in rural Wales is top of many people’s bucket list. It’s understandable why with it’s dazzling blue flag beaches and stunning coastline. Also, waiting to be discovered are the magnificent mountains of Snowdonia and the sheer beauty of the Brecon Beacons and Gower Peninsula.

Camping offers a fantastic solution to choosing a staycation in Wales. It is a flexible style of holidaying that is affordable, enjoyable and provides lots of great opportunities to explore this beautiful country. There’s no better way to see the wonders of rural Wales close up than to spend a night under the stars. Discover the local wildlife, flora and fauna which you will find are in abundance all around you.

Here at Cwtch Farm you are guaranteed a warm welcome for your family and beloved pets. You will adore the spectacular views and attractions of the surrounding area. We are on the edge of the Brecon Beacons and approximately half an hour from the beginning of the Gower Peninsula.

There is no doubt about it, a camping holiday in Wales has much to offer. A holiday full of fun activities and experiences that all add up to memories that will last a lifetime. You will make new memories as well as new friends; campers tend be a friendly bunch. Camping is ideal for all the family and your four-legged friends. Pets are part of the family, so why should they be locked up in kennels while everyone else gets to go away and have fun?

Camping in Wales is an inexpensive way to create an exciting vacation full of adventure. If you want an active camping staycation then there’s the opportunity to take part in hiking, surfing, mountain biking, cycling, windsurfing, kayaking and more.

On the other hand, a camping trip allows you to literally do nothing. Once you are settled and organised, you don’t have to rush to be somewhere or do something. Just sit back, chill, enjoy the company and watch the world go by. Experimenting with cooking outdoors can be fun too, what better way to create sizzling breakfasts and evening barbecues than everyone pitching in with a little teamwork?

 

Sightseeing in the Brecon Beacons.

The Brecon Beacons National Park is packed with lots of activity opportunities and places to visit. The Dolaucothi Goldmine is the largest show caves in Western Europe, the mines date back to Roman times. There are guided tours and hands-on gold panning to try.

The medieval castles of Dryslwyn and Carreg Cennen are set among lush and varied landscape and are well worth a visit. There are also the waterfalls to explore, such as Sgwd Yr Eira and Henrhyd Falls. Your family will enjoy it and so will your four-legged friends, if you chose to bring them along for all that open air fun and walkies.

 

Henrhyd waterfall

Discover the Gower Peninsula.

The Gower Peninsula was designated as the UK’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty back in 1956 and was voted in ‘Which?’ as the best in Wales in October 2020.  It has a lush and varied environment, from open wild moors and dramatic limestone cliffs to golden sandy beaches.

Llangennith has some of the biggest waves in Wales and has been popular among surfers for decades. Whereas Rhossili Bay has been voted one of the top ten beaches in Britain for the last eight years. The 19-mile-long Peninsula is a favourite destination for walkers and surfers.

Gower Peninsula

The benefits of a camping staycation in Wales.

Camping, of course, is also a green option, you can travel to some incredible locations by bike, on foot or on public transport. It also gives you the freedom to move around and explore the wider area. Why endure the hassle of hours on a plane when you have the option to discover the wonders of rural Wales only a short journey away? Now, holidaying at home seems safer, cheaper and much more attractive.

The staycation has become a popular choice for many over the last few years. There are several factors driving the staycation trend. The fall of the pound post-Brexit has made foreign holidays more expensive. There has also been widespread disruption in the travel industry caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Far away from the stress of the cities, campers can relax and enjoy the benefits of fresh air and stunning landscapes. It also has its health benefits. Without stating the obvious you will exercise more, which is known to reduce stress and improve mood. The other major health benefit is it will increase your vitamin D levels by spending time in the great outdoors.

Campsites tend to be in the countryside where there’s little or no light pollution. It’s a chance to lie back and stargaze, you might be lucky enough to see the Milky Way, major constellations, even meteor showers. Camping means getting to see the sun set in the evening and see it rise in the morning.

Camping is believed to have a positive influence on children’s education. It can help with key subjects such as geography, history and science. Children can learn new skills, such as understanding ecosystems, wildlife, flora and fauna and also learn how to respect nature and the environment.

Overall, you will no doubt make new friends, have lots of fun, enjoy memorable adventures and visit some fantastic locations. It’s excellent for your health, wellbeing and fitness and can be educational for your children. You will encounter new and varied experiences; at the end of the day, you will want to come back time and time again.

 

If you would like to snap up one of our limited availabilty camping spots in August then contact us today!!! 

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