Cardiff - what a cracking campsite

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  1. sylvester1954

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    Just spent a couple of days at Cardiff's campsite located right in the middle of town and was really pleased with the location and facilities not forgetting the staff on site who were delightful. I wish other larger cities could/would take a gamble of providing the same that Cardiff do as they must surely reap the benefits of a succesful campsite. I know Bristol has a site in the centre but I think of places such as my birthtown of Birmingham that has so much to offer for passing motorhome visitors but no where to stay especially as the city has in excesss of 500 parks and open spaces - maybe just one could accomodate a new campsite ?
     
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    I to have been there, excellent site.
     
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    Handy for Glamorgan County Cricket ground, virtually next door. Good to know as it is a test venue now. Easy and pleasant walk into city centre along the river too.

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    Oh good, we are booked in for next weekend.
    Do you know where we could eat out on the Friday night?
    Within a shortish walk?
    Thanks
     
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    5 minutes walk away from the campsite is a pub/restaurant Y Mochyn Du by the cricket ground...and if you get a chance for a day time snack look into Castle Arcade (oppos the splendid castle entrance) as there are some brilliant eating places in the arcade too
     
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    Is there a web site for the site please.
     
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    Mill street is regarded as the " eating quarter". Restaurants of all ethnicity to tempt the palate.

    One of the great things about Cardiff city centre is that nothing is very far away. Everything is accessible.
     
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    Gets a big thumbs up from us as well. We visited a few years ago when we were tuggers.
    Very clean, tidy, well managed site.
     
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    What's the max size of motorhome they take.
     
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    May I suggest using your local knowledge to identify the most appropriate of those spaces (e.g. least used for other purposes) and approach the council with a proposal.
     
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    No problem up to 8m certainly.

    It IS a great site, but at risk of denigrating my locale, my neighbour did had both bikes stolen off back of MH (they were locked on) last Summer in Cardiff site, so be wary it is central city.
     
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    Don't worry they now offer to lock your bikes away in their shed.
     
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    I was quite tempted to go after reading the praises above until I checked the cost, £30 per night (£27 without electric) and that's all year round.
     
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    I agree, its cheaper to book into a b&b than spend a night here no matter how wonderful. not for me thankyou.
     
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    Hmmmm - 7 nights in Cardiff @£27 = £189. 7 nights on selected aires = £0.00.

    That's a difficult one :unsure:
     
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    @Khizzie and @GeriatricWanderer - we would like to go to Cardiff, please could you tell me where the cheaper B&Bs and aires are in/nearby this town?
     
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