7 Campsites in North Wales for Your Next Road Trip

North Wales, the home of snowdonia and plenty of campsites with cute animals! it has so much to offer, winter or summer, especially if you like mountaineering, hillwalking and sightseeing. But where will you stay in your campervan?

Min Y Don Holiday Park

Harlech LL46 2UG
01766 780 286

Nightly fee: £24-£38 (+£5 non-members of Caravan & Motorhome Club)
Open: 1st March to 31st October

Nigel and Maria: “This is a lovely site, close to the beach at Harlech in Wales. We have never seen such plush toilet facilities. The staff are very friendly as are all the campers. We stayed in our Paradise SX “CamperLamb”. Mixed weather but a fabulous location for walking on the Wales Coast Path and Snowdonia.”

The site has free wifi, a children’s play area, football pitch, bike track, gym, launderette and dog walking area. 

Plas Farm Caravan Park

Plas-yn-Betws, Betws-yn-Rhos, Abergele, Conwy, LL22 8AU
01492 680254

Nightly fee: £23-£32.50
Open: All year

Families will love this 5-star park, which makes a good base for visiting the tigers, penguins and lemurs of the Welsh Mountain Zoo near Colwyn Bay. Sea angling is available from Conwy Quay, while there are trout and salmon in the Conwy River. The site is near a golf course, tennis courts, bowling, and coastal cycle paths. The village of Betws Yn Rhos is a short walk away. Choose either a basic grass pitch with 10A hook-up or a hardstanding with 16A and TV hook-up, or select larger fully serviced pitches.  

Penrhiw Uchaf Touring Caravan Site

Llansanffraid Glan Conwy, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, LL28 5PH
01492 580312

Nightly fee: £18
Open: 1st March to 15th January

Five miles inland from the beaches of Llandudno and Colwyn Bay is this peaceful, picturesque hillside campsite. There are just 10 hardstanding pitches beside the stream, and free Sky TV hook-ups for those with a Sky box. The owners sell free range eggs, and there are shops, pubs, supermarkets and garages only a couple of miles away. There’s a toilet block with hot showers, and the free-range pygmy goats, horse and hens are fun to watch. A little gem.

Rhuallt Country Park

Holywell Road, Rhuallt, Denbighshire, LL17 0AW
01745 530 099

Nightly fee: from £29
Open: All year

Linda: “Fabulous rolling lush green hills from every viewpoint. Very friendly and helpful staff."

If you’d like to try a peaceful adults-only holiday park, treat yourself to a few nights here. There are 50 touring pitches in a pretty countryside setting. On-site is The White House restaurant, selling homemade dishes, to eat in or take away, using fresh, local ingredients. It’s part of a hotel with a gym, swimming pool and spa.

Haulfryn Caravan Park

Nampara, Babell Road, Holywell, CH8 8PP
07986 435564

Nightly fee: from £20
Open: All year

Lynne: “This is a lovely small site spotless clean and importantly very Covid secure. The owners are very friendly and helpful.”

This is a new dog-friendly campsite with fresh new heated facilities, including a disabled/ family wet room, washing up and laundry room, 29 hardstanding pitches with 16A hook-up. There are views of the Clwydian range of mountains and it’s not far from the main A55 North Wales coast road. You can walk to the pub from here or get a takeaway delivered. 

Parc Pen Y Bryn

Betws-yn-Rhos, Abergele, LL22 8PL
07711 244418

Nightly fee: from £18
Open: All year

Alex: “Large pitches. Clean well-equipped site, developed to a high standard. Stunning local area with great wildlife. We explored on electric bikes and had three days fantastic cycling.”

Next to Clocaenog forest is this quiet little family campsite, with hardstanding touring pitches and lodges. There are picnic benches in the woods on-site, forest walks you can begin from the site, and clean new facilities in a wooden building. Dogs allowed, but no dangerous breeds. 

Torrent Walk Campsite

Dolgun Uchaf, Nr Dolgellau, Snowdonia, Gwynedd, LL40 2AB
01341 422 269

Nightly fee: £19
Open: All year

Cyclists, walkers and mountaineers love this small campsite, located close to the famous waterfalls. Coed-y-Brenin mountain bike centre is near here, with bikes to hire. On-site you’ll find adequate facilities, free wifi and a power wash for bikes. The site sells wood for camp fires. If you take carrots you can feed the campsite’s ponies. Half an hour away is Zip World - a ‘must’ for all adrenalin-seekers.

Kate Taylor

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A travel expert and a passionate writer with a creative spark, Kate has specialised in writing about campervans since 2008. Kate has worked for magazines such as Motor Caravan, Caravan, Practical Caravan and Practical Motorhome.