Rhyd y Galen Caravan & Camping Park Review – 9881-jnp
Onsite Facilities & Activities
Family/disabled shower room
Washing up room
Baby changing unit
Laundry with washing machine, tumble dryer and iron
Ice pack freezing facilities
Chemical disposal point
16 amp electric hook-up points
Hard standing serviced pitches
Motorhome discharge point
Table Tennis, table football, skittles/bowling and basketball hoop
Swing and climbing frame
22 acres of land to walk and play in
Telephone: turn right at entrance – 0.75 mile.
Shop and Post Office: turn right 1 mile. Open 5.30am – 7pm, Sunday 5.30am – 3pm
Petrol: turn left to Caernarfon 2.5 miles
Pub: Y Bedol turn right – 1 mile
Supermarket: turn left to Caernarfon 2.5 miles
Public transport: bus will stop at site entrance
We have all grass pitches for tents and caravans, and hard standing pitches for Motor homes. Most pitches are level, and there are a few level plots available near to the disabled toilet and shower facilities.
Pitches are generous in size.
Access to pitches is via tarmac roads.
We have 6 secluded tent pitches with parking close by.
At night the toilet and shower block is well lit.
Low level led lighting is provided throughout the park.
Water and drainage is provided on each serviced pitch.
A contact telephone number is provided for enquiries. Please specify on booking if you require assistance with siteing the caravan.
The Wardens’ static caravan is located by the barrier.
Local taxis are also available.
Places to visit and things to do when you are staying at Rhyd y Galen 4* Caravan & Camping Park.
Take in the stunning scenery of the mountains of Snowdonia. Climb Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon), only 7 miles away.
Just down the road is Plas Menai, the National Water sports Centre where you can learn to sail, canoe or windsurf or use the swimming pool.
Access to Lôn Las, the national cycle route and footpath is just over a mile away.
Fish the sea, rivers and lakes in the area. Course fishing is only 3 miles.
There are many castles in the area. Caernarfon castle is only 2.5 miles. Conwy, Beaumaris, Harlech and Dolbadarn are some others.
Explore Caernarfon, a World Heritage Site, and enjoy one of the many bars and cafes within the old historic town walls. From the quayside below the castle, pleasure boat trips run along the Menai Strait. Activities in the town include 18 hole golf course, indoor karting and leisure centre with indoor tennis, squash, swimming pool and gym.
From your base, visit the numerous beaches such as Dinas Dinlle 8 miles or Llanddwyn on Anglesey with its miles of golden sands, 18 miles. At Dinas Dinlle, Caernarfon Airport has an aviation museum and run pleasure flights along the Menai Strait and around Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon).
Llanberis is a village nestling at the foot of Snowdon, where the train to the summit starts. Here also is the National Slate Museum which gives an insight into the lives of the quarrymen and their families. See also the largest working water wheel in Britain. Or try scuba diving in the Vivian Dive Centre. Visit the Electric Mountain, a hydro electric power station. Taking a trip on the lake or using the Padarn Water sport Centre, are other things to do. The Den is a fantastic new soft play area suitable for children age 12 and under.
At the Greenwood forest park you could shoot a Welsh longbow or take a ride on the exciting Green Dragon Family Roller Coaster.
Beddgelert with its legend of the dog is only 14 miles. You can visit the grave of Gelert, walk in the beautiful Glaslyn pass and then visit Sygun copper mine and see the condition the miners worked under in the 19th Century.
Llechwedd slate cavern is another 19th Century mine with a huge underground cavern.
There are numerous National Trust establishments in the area including Penrhyn Castle on the outskirts of Bangor, Plas Newydd, the home of the Marquis of Anglesey and the famous Bodnant Gardens.
Portmeirion is the world famous Italianate village known for “The Prisoner” which was filmed there.
Children and adults will enjoy Pili Palas the butterfly and small beast palace. While still on Anglesey why not visit the Anglesey Sea Zoo or Henblas Farm Park.
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch has the James Pringle factory shop.
28 miles away is the Victorian seaside resort of Llandudno. Here you can take the tram or cable car up the Gogarth or have a go on the dry ski slopes.
Some 6 miles further up the coast at Colwyn Bay is the renowned Welsh Mountain Zoo.
Take a drive round the beautiful Llŷn Peninsula, see Bardsey Island and from Rhiw look down at Porthneigwl the bay they call Hell’s Mouth. There is a market in Pwllheli every Wednesday.
There are many more attractions in the area. Then after a hard day of exploring why not sit out in the park, relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery around you, or walk 1 mile to the local pub.
Prices and Availability
Please contact the site directly for up-to-date prices and availability.
Prices start from £15 per night for 2 people, 1 car on a standard grass pitch.
Prices start from £20 per night for 2 people, 1 car on a fully serviced pitch.
Telephone: 01286 650216
Price Range: mid-range
Atmosphere: very quiet
Facilities & Amenities: broad
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Features & Facilities
chemical disposal point
Near train station
Postcode: LL55 1UL