Sitting close to the banks of the Llwyn-on Reservoir inside the stunning Brecon Beacons National Park, Grawen Caravan & Camping Park is a beautiful retreat for a break away from the busy hustle and bustle of everyday life, as well as an ideal place to stop off if you’re travelling further through Wales or into England.
The park is open from April to October each year and has space for touring campervans and tents, and is a family and pet friendly park. Electric hook-ups are available on the site for guests wishing to take advantage of them.
Other facilities that guests will find on the site for their convenience are heated shower blocks, toilets, chemical disposal facilities and washing up and laundry facilities. Cyclists are able to use the secure cycle racks provided at the park to save space, while there is even a mobile phone charging service for guests that have left their charger at home.
A children’s play area enhances the open spaces both in and around the park, making this campsite an ideal place for younger ones to let off steam and burn some energy during their camping, motorhome and caravan holidays in Wales. Barbecues are allowed on the site and several takeaways in the nearest town, Merthyr Tydfil, are happy to deliver to the park. Fishing enthusiasts can spend a relaxing day on the banks of Llwyn-on, while those looking to explore Merthyr Tydfil and the surrounding area will find a bus stop outside the park entrance.
There are plenty of shops along with pubs and restaurants in Merthyr Tydfil so guests can keep stocked up with their holiday essentials and be refreshed at all times, while there are also some wonderful tourist attractions across the town including the Old Town Hall and St Tydfil’s Church.
Like many of Wales’s smaller towns, Merthyr Tydfil has a thriving cultural scene, with galleries, museums, and theatres popular places to visit, while music lovers will find a live performance happening somewhere across the town most nights of the week.
Guests looking to use their time at Grawen Caravan & Camping Park to explore the Brecon Beacons won’t be disappointed. In the immediate surround of the site there are numerous routes and trails suitable for walking and cycling, while across the rest of the National Park there is everything from farmer’s fields and gentle meadows to rolling countryside, deep valleys, and challenging hilltop walks offering tremendous views from the summits.
Those looking for adventure in the Brecon Beacons will also find activities such as climbing and abseiling at numerous spots, while guests taking the car through the area will find a stunning collection of villages and towns, including the historic market town of Brecon itself.
The location of the park within the Brecon Beacons makes it ideal for heading south into Newport and Cardiff or towards Port Talbot, which sits on Swansea Bay. All these locations have plenty to offer holidaymakers and are definitely worth spending a day exploring, whether you want to look around the busy centres or check out their coastal areas.
So, whether you're planning an active family holiday or some gentle sightseeing in South Wales, it's worth making Grawen Caravan and Camping Park your base.
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