If you are planning a vacation to the UK and cost is a consideration, one great tip to save you a ton of money on your trip is to opt to instead “rough it”, by planning to camp instead of booking pricey hotels! One of the most beautiful places to go camping, and also to be able to take advantage of truly unbeatable sites and scenery is Swansea. Located on the south coast of Wales, Swansea is radiantly beautiful and has so much in store for everyone who stays for a visit! If camping in Swansea sounds like a good fit for your next vacation, here are some of the top spots that you may want to consider staying at!
Caravans, tent camping, “glamping”, and cottage rentals, there is certainly something for everyone when it comes to selecting to stay at Three Cliffs Bay Holiday Park. With some of the most breathtaking cliff and sea views in all of Swansea, it is most certainly of no great wonder why Three Cliffs Bay Holiday Park is one of the most popular camping spots in Swansea. They offer a ton of great options to camp, along with luxurious bathroom facilities and even an on-site store where you can re-stock your camping goods or just to pick up something that you may have forgotten to bring with you. Three Cliffs Bay Holiday Park is most certainly one of the top camping destinations in Swansea for a reason.
Carreglwyd Caravan and Camping Site is a beach-side park that is located on the South Gower Coast, and overlooks the picturesque and quaint village of Port Eynon along with the Bay of Port Eynon. The site is fifteen acres and it is surrounded by vast, steep cliffs that rise upwards on one side with the striking coastline on the other side. Carreglwyd Caravan and Camping Site and easily accommodate tents, motorhomes and caravans in five nicely maintained and well-drained fields.
Nicholaston Farm is the prime location for anyway, shape or form that you want to camp. The farm provides touring pitches for tents and caravans along with their brand new “glamping” safari tents if you seek to camp in a bit more comfort and luxury. The campsites are all perfectly situated for those who strive to get in some hiking or walking along the serene coastal paths that run alongside the campgrounds. Camping at Nicholaston Farm allows provides you with super convenient access to Gower Way, where you will find access to boogie boarding, surfing, kite surfing, stand up paddle boarding, windsurfing, and so many more water sport options.And, the natural cliffs that are located just below the campgrounds are also awesome opportunities to be able to try your hand at bouldering and rock climbing.
Silver Cross Scout Camp is a campsite that was developed by the Glamorgan West Area Council for the sole benefit of guides, scouts, and many other youth organisations. Now, people of all walks of life can take advantage of this incredible campground the provides you with easy access from the M4. The site is also conveniently located in order to allow you the ability to be able to take advantage of all that the surrounding areas have in store for guests. Whether you want to hit the beach, go hiking or even try your hand at “Spiderland”, which is known as the muddiest adventure course in the UK, there is something to do for everyone at Silver Cross Scout Campsite. And perhaps best of all is the fact that it is even open all year round!
If you are seeking to stay at a campground that welcomes families, including your furry friends and also has excellent rates; then look no further than Gower Farm Touring and Camping Park! This campground is perfect for families and is only a mere 3 miles from the local beach. It is nestled in the quiet, beautiful countryside and there is never any charge to bring along your family dog. Clean showers are included in your overall price and there are safe, nice play areas for your kids. What else could you ask for in a campground? Gower Farm Touring and Camping Park truly has it all.
Hillend Camping Park is located right on the peninsula of Gower peninsula, extending 20 km westwards from Swansea. This peninsula is a stunningly ageless place of wonder. Boasting a remarkable landscape that is home to farms, villages, common land, and wondrous castle ruins. Surrounded by more than 40 km of awe-inspiring coastline and globally renowned, pristine beaches. The campgrounds consist of four fields that span 14 acres of flawless meadow and are capable of being able to accommodate roughly 300 motorhomes and tents. Two fields are designated for couples and families only, and all of the campsites are within 200m of the majestic Rhossili Bay. Hillend Camping Park is open from April 1st to October 31st, and is strictly dog-free. This is a prime camping area if you are a water enthusiast as the area is the prime location for those who love to kayak, canoe, paddle board, or simply just enjoy the water by some other means.
Tir Abbey, a quaint farm that is nestled toward the back of Drummau mountain and overlooks the Neath Valleys and Swansea, providing guests with purely unmatched panoramic views from all directions. If you are seeking a quiet place to simply unwind and relax, than this is the prime spot for you. Car-radios are prohibited to allow for guests to be able to get back to the basics of nature. There are two flush toilets located on site along with one electric shower and spring tap water for guests to take advantage of. If you are planning on bringing your family you should note that there are no electric hook-ups nor is there a play area, however there are acres upon acres to be enjoyed. The closest shops are about 3 miles away, however you can purchase eggs from the local hens right on site at the farmhouse. Dogs are permitted on site however they are to be kept on a lead, and they must be kept for in terms of their toiletries. Campfires are also permitted, yet they must be kept directly off of the high grass and are never to be left unattended.
E & J Beynon and Son Easter Slade Farm is a quaint family operated dairy farm that has the licence to allow for up to 5 caravans and roughly 12 to 18 tents to be able to camp out. The camping field is approximately 1/2 acre in size and overlooks the Port Eynon and Horton Bays. Just below the field you will find Slade Bay, which is an incredibly safe and never overcrowded location where you can safely swim and enjoy the water. Eastern Slade Farm additionally provides convenient facilities for the safe and proper disposal of chemical waste and also mains water. There are additionally portable chemical toilets of which are conveniently located at the bottom of the camping field for the entire season. The farm is also roughly a mile from Oxwich Village where you can restock your goods at the local shop or enjoy some drinks at the bar or dine at one of the various restaurants or cafes. Oxwich Bay also boasts a very popular beach the is perfect for boating and tons of other water sport action.
Regardless of where you may find yourself in Swansea, you can be sure that you can find an incredible campground virtually anywhere you look. The opportunities truly are limitless for camping throughout the area so regardless of your budget or what you are seeking to be able to do on your camping getaway, you can be sure to find it when you choose to go camping in Swansea!