Brecon Beacons - advice please

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  1. rosemaryd

    rosemaryd Funster

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    Hi all

    Well, we collected our motorhome at the end of August on our way back from holiday and had our first proper weekend away at the New Forest last weekend.

    We're planning to head to the Brecon Beacons for a long weekend in half term so I'd be grateful of any advice you can give us newbies. We're looking for a quiet campsite, not bothered about facilities apart from water, EHU and elsan but we will have two youngish kids and a dog with us so the site will need to accept them. Any ideas? I did call Ryhdwernen Farm as recommended under best campsites for chilling but she's shutting this Winter for the first time ever!

    We know the area vaguely (had our honeymoon there in fact many moons ago) but how restricting will everything be in a motorhome - we are 7.5m. Any suggestions on campsites and places to go gratefully received.

    Thanks
    Rosemary
     
  2. Silkcut1105

    Silkcut1105 Funster Life Member

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    its gonna be really misty and foggy this weekend
     
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  3. beacons

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    Hi we live by brecon you've already tried my first choice what about bishops meadow
    quite nice if weather's not so great or pencelli by the canal with a good food pub
    three horseshoes near by.hope this helps.
     
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    Was going totry pencelli but dont take dogs, will keep eye on this post regards steve
     
  5. bladerunner

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    Agree shame Pencelli does not take dogs.

    We were at the caravan club site Brecon last weekend.
    I have to say the only fault you could find would be it is too regimented.
    Absolutely spotless, large area, good shop, nice folk and 10 minutes to excellent local pub. Around 40 minutes into Brecon or 5 to get to canal and lovely walks.
     
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    Pencelli was lovely this July, reasonable price, lovely walks along canal, only thing let them down was cold showers
     
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    Hi we are going to try anchorage caravan park brecon anybody stayed there regards
     
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    Hi,

    we had to move from the Brecon caravan club site this years whit week as they were full on our last night so gave Anchorage a try,

    you cannot fault the facilitys BUT the place was a ghost town and they put us on a hardstanding next to a load of fulltimers living in scruffy touring caravans

    Shame really as the site had good shower blocks etc

    Andy
     
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  9. beacons

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    Anchorage site is in the village of bronllys
    which is approx 8 miles from brecon.
    its a nice site newly done up showers with good facilities.
    there is a small shop. also a petrol station with a shop. petrol pumps run down
    a pub .and the honey cafe licenced excellent
    food texmex themed with a good English menu family owned for many years.
    Talgarth down the road with the mill a popular tourist attraction where they
    make their own bread etc. hope this helps
    we live just out side brecon so is local to us.
     
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  10. Serendipitous

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    There are a couple of sites at Aberbran CC&C and a couple of CL sites, more or less at the same place.

    Good walks from the site.
     
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    Yes I believe its mainly statics and seasonals there .
    the anchorage I mean aberbran sites all touring vans.
     
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    2 of the Aberbran sites have only tourers as fas as I'm aware have in stayed on the 2 farthest from the a40. Have a loot on Google maps
     
  13. rosemaryd

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    Thanks everyone for your replies - I'll get online and check out your suggestions!
     
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