'Do you fancy getting away from it all, being at one with nature? The area is a designated 'Dark Sky Area', so lay down your head beneath a canvas of stars on a clear night.
What are you waiting for? Pack your tent, hitch up the caravan and load the motorhome, along with your warm clothing (for the cooler evenings), your walking boots and your sense of adventure!
CLOSED TILL END FEBRUARY 2023 - Weather depending.
Dolau Afon offers its camping guests a sheltered 1.5-acre flat grass site surrounded by trees.
The owners live on site in the cottage adjacent, should you need assistance during your stay.
The shower and toilet facilities are spacious, and heated in the cooler months. Guests that need more room or have mobility issues will find our family shower room easy to use.
The camping field is adjacent to the river, with access via a gate in the corner of the field. We have picnic tables dotted around for our guests to use, that can be picked up and carried to your pitch.
For generations, the river has been a popular local swimming spot, and popular for canoeing, fishing, skimming stones or simply spending time at*. We have fishing rights (courtesy of Llanilar Angling Club) and a complementary licence is available on request. (£20 deposit, refundable on return of licence) the site is an ideal location for walkers, explorers, adventurers and cyclists (Sustrans route 81) , with pathways and cycle trails immediately from our door.
(Please note, you enter the river at your own risk, we take no responsibility for your safety, this is a spate river and is a fast flowing river after a few days of rain).
We cater for families, couples and solo campers.
We are walker, cyclist Motorcycle/Biker friendly.
We are also able to offer space on the camping field for well-behaved, under control dogs.
Group bookings can be accepted, by prior special arrangements.
likewise, Small rally's from organisations/clubs can be arranged/accommodated, please enquire.
(We are unable to offer space for single sex groups of 3 or more people, No Stag or Hen weekends.)
WiFi is available/offered on site.
No Car Charging from our electric hook up points, no car charging facilities available.
Late check out, if you need a beyond the 11am depart time, please ask, there is an extra charge of £5
We have a quiet policy to ensure a restful good nights sleep is had by all.
Our policy means no loud noise at any time - No loud chatter or loud music between
10.00pm - 7am. No disturbance ensures everyone is a happy camper, and so too are our neighbours.
No open fires/pits on pitches, we have a designated area for a campfire/fire pit,
No disposable BBQs
BBQs aloud depending on seasonal conditions and to be raised off the ground).
Consideration for fellow campers is appreciated by all.
*Check in time between 2pm and 9pm - Check out time before 11am*
To book, call us direct, or turn up and take pot luck, we may be able to squeeze a little one in.
What three words -
You can use what three words to help you find the Campsite Entrance: funny.moon.bullion.
For the Main House: snow.clay.marine.
To find out more information on what three words please click here: What Three Words
16 Flat grass pitches
4/5 Hard standing pitches
14 Electric hook up points
3 Toilets, 2 urinals
Pot Wash up area
1 Chemical Disposal Points (CDP)
Grey Water Disposal points
3 Drinking Water taps
fire pit area
What Our Guests Say
"Brilliant quiet secluded spot for seasoned campers. Lovely river with fishing. The best facilities you will find in any campsite with owners very much present each day who could do nothing more to make our stay brilliant. We are already planning our next trip down." - Sharon
"when we turned up to the campsite it was a small snug location, the amenities were very clean and tidy, the cleanest I've seen at a site yet. Jill and Vernon were splendid hosts and very helpful all the time I would recommend the lovely spot to anyone who want to get away to a quite spot with lovely surroundings," - Andrew
"Visited this site for 4 nights on my motorbiking trip to Wales. A fantastic friendly site with stunning views and fantastic roads. If in the area this is a must stay campsite." - Adrian
• No movement of traffic on site before 07:00 and after 22:00 and strictly no noise after
• The speed limit on site is 5MPH
• Dogs to be kept on leads at all times
• Dogs mess must be collected in poo bags and placed in the dog loo bins. Please use
biodegradable bags where possible.
• Please do not leave your dog unattended in your vehicle or tent
• Respect other guests and our neighbours right to peace and quiet
• Keep all games away from other campers pitches
• The site has its own sewage disposal system. Only natural waste products to be flushed
away, No wipes or nappies to be flushed away
• Caravans and tents must be pitched within the allocated area. If you fail to do so you
will be asked to move
• Open fires are prohibited everywhere around the site – NO campfires
• You are welcome to use barbecues but they must be raised off the ground
• Anyone who does not adhere to the site rules will be asked to leave without a refund
• Recycle your rubbish in respective bins, food waste in container given on booking in.
Please return the food bin to reception on departure.
Please take all broken camping equipment home with you – leave your pitch as you found it.