'Most luxurious campsite ever' has 'perfect' pub on its doorstep and 'spectacular views'

The Pencelli Castle Caravan & Camping Park
-Credit: (Image: Pencelli Castle)

Situated in the idyllic Brecon Beacons National Park, Pencelli Castle Caravan and Camping Park has been dubbed "as near to perfect as you can get" by happy campers. Nestled just four miles from Brecon, this peaceful sanctuary offers a wealth of outdoor activities including walking, cycling, mountain biking, pony trekking, canoeing, and bird watching, amidst picturesque surroundings.

The highly-commended site is optimally located in the middle of the Welsh rural landscape with an abundance of attractions only a stone's throw away. Not only is the rural location winning over nature lovers, but it's also close to a lovely local pub and several notable regional highlights.

A quick ten-minute journey away, the Cantref Adventure Farm offers indoor play areas, horse riding, animal feeding, pet handling, a cafe and VIP animal experiences. This is just one of the local adventures you can discover nearby during your stay at Pencilli Castle.

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A stroll down the campsite towpath reveals even more fun on your doorstep. Take a meander down the path to the historic Brinoer Tramroad leading to Talybont Reservoir, or venture into Brecon's unique market with its shops, museums, cathedral and the iconic Hills Restaurant with its incredible burgers.

Cycling enthusiasts can hit the Taff Cycle Trail, which conveniently runs past the park's entrance. For those looking to return to city life, a bus route to Cardiff and Abergavenny is easily accessible nearby.

Hills, Brecon
Hills, Brecon

After a day of exploration, a refreshing pint might be just what you need. Luckily enough, the campsite is a stone's throw away from an idyllic village pub, The Royal Oak in Pencelli. This 'perfect' pub offers a cosy retreat on cooler evenings, while summer nights invite guests to enjoy garden beers just yards away from the Brecon and Monmouthshire canals.

Enjoy watching narrowboats glide by as you savour your drink or indulge in some hearty pub food, before retreating back to the campsite for a good night's sleep.

The campsite itself has been highly praised, earning a five-star rating on Tripadvisor. Campers have commended not only its prime location but also its cleanliness.

One satisfied camper left a glowing review: "This site is such a hidden gem. We try to come here as often as we can. The views are spectacular, with a pub just on your doorstep. There isn't anything you can fault about it. ".

Another added: "This is the most luxurious campsite I have ever stayed at. Even fresh flowers in the toilet/shower block! Beautiful setting and perfect location."

The park offers a variety of accommodation options including touring caravans, motorhomes, and tents, spread across three scenic fields. It boasts an award-winning facility block and a well-maintained children's play area situated just outside the main camping zones.

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