West Wales: Carmarththenshire. Venue reference: WWCA001
Price per night:
Date of first night of your stay:
For 1 Tent. Minimum stay 2 nights, maximum stay 14 nights.
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How many children in your party over 5 years? (under 5's free)
Will you need to pitch additional tents? If so how many?
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Classification: A Star Rating: Total 20 Rural 5 - General Ambience 5 - Suitability for Families 5 - Remote/Off Beat 3 - Wild 1
Availability: Unless specified, open all year round.
Number of nights permitted: Minimum 2, Maximum 14
Children: Accepted (as part of a family or Group including adults over 18 years). Dogs: No.
Small groups of supervised children: Accepted.
Drinking water: Yes (close to camping areas) Toilets: Yes (composting)
Chemical disposal: No.Spade: Yes. Shower: Yes (Solar).
Waste Bins: Yes Provision for recycling: Yes. Use of Fridge: No. Mains electricity: No.
Fires: Allowed BBQ's: Allowed Firewood availability: Yes (for a small fee).
Assistance given to camping areas: Yes. Farm animals in the camping areas: No.
Several A. Offbeat/semi wild B. Near Farm buildings.
Brief Description and Special Features:
A very special and interesting Venue covering 20 acres. It operates as a not-for-profit Land Trust established in 1995. It empowers people to live and work in a more sustainable way through learning and practicing new skills. The land has been farmed organically for 35 years. Campers can be completely independent or, by making contact well in advance, take part in the farms activities. It is an excellent centre for touring.
The farm is in a very peaceful rural setting, with stunning South Westerly views. There are Wild Flower meadows, woodland, a tree nursery, goats, and sheep. The water supply comes from a Spring. Bats, Badgers, Buzzards, owls and 42 species of moths are in residence!
On Site Activities:
Volunteer Work Days......normally the 2nd Sunday of the month. It's a great chance to learn and share valuable smallholding / permaculture skills in an informal setting. Activities have included permaculture gardening, hay making, hedge laying, fencing, coppicing and small building projects
All Year Round Gatherings......individuals and families coming together to mark and celebrate the changing seasons and its festivals; through arts and craft, making food and drink, in song and dance.
Courses and Workshops......have included Scything and Hand Hay Making, Apple Tree Grafting, Dyeing Wool with Plants, Introduction to Permaculture.
Off Site Activities:
Good walks......from the site, public footpaths through the countryside, woods and valleys with Streams.
Wild Water swimming......River Teifi, Henllan 3 miles
River fishing......Teifi River 3 miles
Golf......Saron 3.5 miles......Carmarthen 10 miles......Cardigan (Links) 19 miles
Swimming Pools......Newcastle Emlyn 6 miles......Llandysul 8 miles......Cardigan 15 miles
River Canoeing......Llandysul 8 miles Cilgerran
White Water Rafting......Llandysul 8 miles
Tubing......Llandysul 8 miles
Paintballing......Cenarth 9 miles
Riding Stables......Abercych 11 miles
Coasteering......Cardigan Bay 18 miles
Sea Kayaking......Cardigan Bay 18 miles
Sailing......Cardigan Bay 18 miles Newquay 21 miles
Windsurfing......Newquay 21 miles
Wildlife Boat Trips......Cardigan Bay 18 miles......Newquay 21 miles
Sea Fishing Boat Trips......Newquay 21 miles
Mountain Biking......Brechfa Forest 22 miles
Walking: Three long distance paths:
Pembrokeshire Coastal Path and Pilgrimage route to St Davids..15 miles
Sarn Helen, 10 miles and the Celtic Trail, 20 miles.
Sustrans Route 82, Aberystwyth to Fishguard, 3 miles.
National Cycle Network 47miles
Celtic Trail13 miles.
Nearest Cities: Swansea 42 miles, Aberystwyth 37 miles, St Davids 49 miles.
Nearest Towns: Newcastle Emlyn 6 miles, Llandysul 8 miles Carmarthen 15 miles, Lampeter 19 miles Cardigan 15 miles.
Nearest Shop, P.O. and Bus Stop: Drefach Felindre 2 miles, (Book-a- Bus 200 yards)
Nearest Pub: Drefach Felindre 2 miles
Nearest A & E: Carmarthen 14 miles
Nearest Farm shop: Not near. On site, in season: Fruit, Jam, Chutneys, eggs, Goats milk. Newcastle Emlyn has wholefood/organic produce and Delicatessen shops, plus a WI Market on Fridays.
Places of interest to visit:
Moriath Glass......Hand and kiln designer glass jewellery and panels, 2 miles (1 mile walk)
National Woollen Museum......2.5 miles
West Wales Museum of Childhood......3.5 miles
Teifi Steam Railway......3.5 miles
Makers Mark Craftwork shop......6 miles
Caws Cenarth Cheese Maker......7.5 miles
National Coracle Centre......9 miles
Sculpture Garden......10 miles
Welsh Wildlife Centre......Cilgerran 17miles
1. Each Booking not to exceed 5 persons.
2. Check with GGAC availability prior to Booking.
Normal minimum Notice: 3 days. Absolute minimum notice: 24 hours. Allow time to clear payment.
JWL - JW Leisure Ltd FLO - Farmer/Land Owner