Coed y Fron

UK Wales North Wales Gwynedd Pwllheli

  • 10+ metres between camping pitches
  • Contactless check in
  • Deep clean between glamping guests
  • Individual toilets for glamping accommodation
  • Individual toilets per camping pitch
  • Campfires allowed
  • Dogs welcome
  • Groups welcome
  • Beaches nearby
  • Good walks nearby
Back-to-basics camping overlooking Hell's Mouth, with a simple setup and scenic views

If you're invited to a weekend getaway overlooking Hell's Mouth, you're probably going to be concerned about who's outstretching that invitation. But there's no need to worry; Hell's Mouth, known in Wales as Porth Neigwl, is actually a curiously named stretch of sandy and stony beach that Coed y Fron is situated by. This back-to-basics campsite provides an uninterrupted sea view of the four-mile rural bay, and its bell tents offer a peaceful, pre-pitched retreat ideal for exploring Mynytho and nearby Abersoch.

Coed y Fron is light on amenities but big on idyllic views. Four bell tents are pitched on an elevated meadow with Hell's Mouth in front of you, the archipelago of Saint Tudwal's Islands to your left, and the mountainous peak of Foul Gron behind. The Lynn Peninsula countryside is on full display here, with the tents surrounded by sprawling acres of land from which visitors can enjoy the sunrise over its vast hilly greenery, and the sunset behind the Atlantic ocean.

Though the bell tents may have been pitched before you arrive, they're awaiting your personal touch. There are no furnishings, so you'll need to bring your own sleeping mats and bedding. And be prepared for a lack of showers, too, though each tent is equipped with a personal toilet and sink. As the site is located on the land of a working farm, campers have the farm shop's produce at their fingertips, with fresh salad, fruit, and seasonable vegetables available from The Farm Gate. As the name suggests, the shop began life after the Alexander family started selling leftover eggs at their gate before it developed into the small store you'll find today, visited by locals and campers alike.

Guests are encouraged to use Coed y Fron as a hub to explore the wider area. And there are plenty of sights to experience. Hell's Mouth is favoured by surfers thanks to its imposing waves, with people travelling from across the UK to take them on. The seaside village of Abersoch is a short walk away, with its rural, sheltered beach being a popular and fashionable destination and backed by restaurants, cafes, and boutique shops. Then for families, Glasfryn Parc provides go karting, archery, clay pigeon shooting, and more for both the big kids and the small ones you're camping with.



Four unfurnished bell tents each sleep up to eight people. Each has a private toilet hut located behind, which also features a full-sized sink cubicle connected to the mains with running water (though, note, there are no showers on the site). There are no electrical pitches available, with campers encouraged to switch off and enjoy the views instead. Each tent has its own fire pit with complimentary logs, and more are available to purchase from the on-site farm shop, The Farm Gate. The shop also sells fresh, quality produce, and offers campers salad, fruit, and veg, along with eggs from the farm's chickens.

Suitable For

Pre-pitched bell tents, dogs (up to two per tent) – yes. Camping in your own tent, motorhomes, campervans, caravans – no.


Abersoch is a village seaside town that's a five-minute drive or 25–30 minute walk away, with a sand beach along with various shops, boutiques, and small supermarkets. Abersoch Sailing School (07917 525540) will let you take part in sailing lessons for an hour or two, while kids can join the Little Pirates Club that will let them spend a week sailing, kayaking, and paddleboarding. The market town of Pwllheli is a 15-minute drive, with the scenic trail of the Llyn coastal path and the blue flag Pwllheli beach. Plas yn Rhiw is a National Trust manor house with an ornamental garden, while Plas Glyn-y-Weddw (01758 740 763) is a beautiful art venue with various exhibitions and theatre productions throughout the year. Glasfryn Parc (01766 81 00 00) is an activity centre that's a 20-minute drive away, with bookable activities such as go-karting, archery, wakeboarding, and an aquapark.

Food & Drink

The Farm Gate (07495 758378) is the shop belonging to the working farm, giving you fresh produce only a stone's throw away. The Little Tea's Room (07515 373457) is a 15-minute drive and a popular local cafe, featuring a breakfast and lunch menu along with local Poblado coffee that can be enjoyed right on the Machroes beachfront. For an evening meal, check out Crust Pizzeria (01758 712896) in Abersoch, a five-minute drive from the site, serving delicious pizzas with flour imported straight from Italy. The Sun Inn (01758 712660) and The Ship Inn (01758 741111) are the sie's locals, providing a cold drink with indoor and outdoor seating.



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The Owner Says

Situated on the stunning Llÿn Peninsula, famed for its outstanding natural beauty and mix of heritage and culture, you will be staying on a working farm. Our Bell Tents are in an elevated meadow with an uninterrupted view of Porth Neigwl (Hell's Mouth), a 4 mile long bay famed for its surfing to the front of you, St Tudwal's Islands off the coast of Abersoch to your left and behind the ever changing colours of the hill - Foel Gron.
We also have our very own produce stall, Giát y Fferm | The Farm Gate, where you can buy produce essentials, including local milk, butter, cheese, bread and not forgetting our very own free range eggs. Yes, just a little morning stroll down the hill, across the stream and up to the farm yard to buy your breakfast sausages and bacon or an evening stop for burgers and corn on the cob before you head back to your Bell Tent for an evening campfire. Maybe a stunning sunset and a night of stargazing with the twinkling of lights from faraway farms and homesteads adding to its true serenity.
Please note it may be occasionally interrupted by 'Curly' the matriarch of our Traditional Hereford cow herd reminding us that she too likes carrots!

Social Distancing Measures

There are no shared facilities and the only place social distancing is necessary is in the Giât y Fferm | The Farm Gate produce stall.


Four unfurnished bell tents, each sleeping up to eight people.


Bell tent Sleeps 8
A Cotton Canvas Bell Tent set in a tranquil meadow with stunning coastal views. Back to basics experience but with amenities close by. Dogs welcome.


Bell tent Sleeps 8
A Cotton Canvas Bell Tent set in a tranquil meadow with stunning coastal views. Back to basics experience but with amenities close by. Dogs welcome.


Bell tent Sleeps 8
A Cotton Canvas Bell Tent set in a tranquil meadow with stunning coastal views. Back to basics experience but with amenities close by. Dogs welcome.


Bell tent Sleeps 8
A Cotton Canvas Bell Tent set in a tranquil meadow with stunning coastal views. Back to basics experience but with amenities close by. Dogs welcome.

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Bell tent Sleeps 8
A Cotton Canvas Bell Tent set in a tranquil meadow with stunning coastal views. Back to basics experience but with amenities close by. Dogs welcome.


Bell tent Sleeps 8
A Cotton Canvas Bell Tent set in a tranquil meadow with stunning coastal views. Back to basics experience but with amenities close by. Dogs welcome.

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Contact Coed y Fron, Coed y Fron, Mynytho, Pwllheli, Gwynedd LL53 7SG

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Getting There

From Pwllheli / Llanbedrog follow the signs for Mynytho / Aberdaron. On entering Mynytho, take the left-hand road opposite the local Post Office shop (signposted Abersoch). Follow this road all the way down the hill and out of the 30-mile-an-hour speed restriction to the T-junction. Coed y Fron is located opposite this junction. Follow your 'check in' text/email from here.

If you're using public transport there's the mainline train station of Bangor, where you can hop on a bus to Caernarfon and then Pwllhelim, or stay on the rail network to Pwllheli and then pick up the local bus, which will stop outside the site's farm gate. There are plenty of local taxi firms too.


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Rated ★★★★★ over 15 reviews


The best I've felt in years!

We loved staying with Karen and the team at this amazing hillside glamping tent... a back to basics experience with the most delicious fresh food farm shop at the bottom of the hill. Would highly recommend!
Oct 2, 2021 by Jake Rostron

Fantastic getaway in excellent location

We loved our stay at Coed y Fron. The bell tents are well spaced out and the views are amazing! Being so close to Abersoch is also handy and a great base for exploring the area. We'd definitely recommend!
Sep 20, 2021 by Rob Tranter Verified Review

Amazing and Stunning views, friendly helpful hosts,

On arrival the bell tent was more than expected. There was fruit in a bag to welcome you. There was a fire pit with logs,kindling and firelighters provided. There was a shop on the farm which stocked everything you need the burgers were delicious. The hosts pointed out places of interest, the pub on the beach was a good idea.Hells mouth beach is worth a visit. The sky's at night were clear and we saw the moonlight dancing on the sea.The hosts were very welcoming and helpful nothing was too much trouble for them. The location was ideal and off the beaten track so it was quite and peaceful. We went off exploring the different beaches and historical places. We will definitely be returning summer 2022.

Absolutely stunning views from the bell tent accomodation! So close to abersoch beach and phllwelli town with plenty of amenities. Highly recommend this affordable, friendly location to stay. We will be back next summer! T
Sep 4, 2021 by Jaime Owen Verified Review

Stunning Location, A Real Hidden Gem!

What a truly beautiful location, stunning views of Hells Mouth from your doorstep. Ideal spot to explore the peninsula, close enough to enjoy some of the local bustling villages but tucked out of the way to enjoy the tranquility too. Small site of six very spacious tents with really handy private sink and toilet. Everything was exceptionally clean. We made all our meals with produce from the amazing farm shop on site (The Farm Gate). We never felt the need to eat out. Everything was perfect! Thank you Karen & Gordon, we will definitely be back!
Aug 31, 2021 by Nick Verified Review

Breathtaking spot

Absolutely beautiful place with sea view two directions. Spotlessly maintained and well managed. We stayed for five days and walked every day to the beach in Abersoch with our two kids (it took us about 45min). We really enjoyed the lovely farmshop which sells everything you need. The drive up to the tents is a bit steep and maybe difficult if wet.

Fantastic holiday

Coed y fron is fantastic. We had a great time here. Location was lovely, quiet and quite a private experience with tents being so far apart. The views are absolutely amazing, and only 2 miles from abersoch. It was an hours drive to snowden but roads though beddgelert were fantastic and the views were to die for. A very special place. We will definately be returning. The only very small thing i could pick fault with was the add on coolbox really. It didnt come with ice packs so didnt really do a great job of keeping anything cool. we thought it would be a good idea to supply a cool pack with each box and swap them from a supply in the bottom of the freezer in the farm shop. That way you could swap for a fresh frozen pack every day. Just an idea. But all in all it was a fantastic place, and we would definately return. Thanks again
Aug 29, 2021 by sandy morey Verified Review

Absolutely fantastic.

Most relaxing break in a long time, quiet and peaceful Sink area and toilet cleaned and changed daily, the tent was spotless and fresh inside, the owners couldn’t have been more helpful and accommodating to my special needs child I would definitely recommend and will be visiting again
Aug 28, 2021 by Caryl

Relaxed, stunning views, super clean

This year for my birthday we decided to stay at Coed Y Fron. From the outset the owners we were very friendly, helpful and accommodating, ensuring that we could arrive a little earlier than 3 pm. On arrival the bell tent was pristine as were the personal care facilities, namely a toilet and sink block. The views on the campsite are second to none with views over Hell’s Kitchen (great beach) and Abersoch. The location is excellent as it is only a few minutes drive to all the best beaches on the Llyn peninsula. The campsite shop is wonderfully stocked with a wide range of fruit and vegetables as well as meats and dairy produce. We had a very memorable stay as we camped next to a couple of lovely families with similar age children to ours who struck up some memorable holiday friendships. It did help that the weather was excellent! We will definitely stay here in the future as it was supremely relaxed and an excellent location.
Aug 27, 2021 by Gary Edwards Verified Review

Clean, friendly and welcoming site with great farm shop.

I thoroughly enjoyed a family trip at coed y fron for 3 nights. The site was easy to find and had sea views without the winds. The site has a wonderful farm shop with fresh vegetables, fruits, milk, meats and even ice creams. Our canvas bell tent was plenty big enough and was a first for me, it felt really homely and has a wooden deck and fire pit. Inside the tent we received a welcome pack of fresh fruit and veg. The outdoor toilet and mains water were great and maintained regularly. The only downside I can think off is the steep gravel track up to the tents, we struggled to get up in the wet. However this track is being addressed by the landowners and should be altered very soon. On the whole the coed y fron campsite is a beautiful site run by friendly people in a stunning part of Wales, I highly recommend a visit if you're after a back to basics but enjoyable trip in a beautiful scenic part of Wales.

Great break away from it all!

Booked this at the last minute for a final getaway before the kids went back to school. The booking process was harmless and on the day of departure we got a text explaining how to get to and around the campsite. The whole process was contactless and we didn’t see anyone for check in or out. Our tent was pristine with a lovely welcome bag of fruit and firefighters. There was an individual toilet behind each tent. There’s no electricity or hot water so you have to be prepared for that but the location is 5 minutes drive fro the centre of Abersoch with a stunning viewpoint and peaceful location. Couldn’t fault it and will definitely be back.
Aug 24, 2021 by Emma Mulgrew Verified Review

Highly recommend!

It was with some apprehension that I agreed to camp based on previous poor camping experiences however, I was really pleasantly surprised by all that Coed y Fron had to offer. The bell tent was amazing, spacious and really comfortable despite poor weather. Having your own toilet and kitchen area behind the tent was a real plus and the welcome pack was a lovely surprise. The views were amazing and the fact that there were only half a dozen tents on the field meant that there was a lot of space between tents which provided privacy. The Farm Gate shop on site is well stocked with great produce, much of it locally produced. I particularly like that it's a family run business who are very attentive to your needs. I would highly recommend staying at Coed-y-Fron - even for reluctant campers!

Fantastic family holiday

We are just back from a gorgeous 5 day stay at Coed y Fron. The tent and toilet block were amazing and the views are fantastic. We would absolutely recommend this site to anyone.

Stunning site well located to explore!

What a stunning site! Situated close to Hell’s Mouth and within a few miles of Abersoch, Coed Y Fron is the perfect base from which to explore the beautiful Llyn Peninsula. The bell tents are so spacious and well thought out with a decking area, toilet block and lovely welcome pack of fruit. The fire pit was a welcome evening addition with a generous supply of logs. The farm shop is bursting with goodies and we took home some quails eggs and freshly baked bread to remind us of our stay! We will definitely be back.

Response from Coed y Fron

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. Having just launched 3 weeks ago and never doing anything like this before it means even more to receive your feedback and we are so happy you liked Coed y Fron. Sounds like we will see you again ❤️

Beautiful views, so peaceful and 5 mins from the beach….

We stayed here for one night with our three children, 9, 4 and 2. It is such a beautiful place to stay. We easily fit two double and two single mattress in the tent with lots of room left. They are really big, bigger than we expected. We lit a fire, with the complimentary kit that was left for us and toasted some marshmallows. The kids loved every second of it. You can see the sea right from the tents. The views are beautiful. A five minute drive to abersoch harbour, which we visited and enjoyed! I love the fact that it is a family run business too. The people were lovely! We will 100% be back in the future! Thank you x

Why book with Cool Camping?

  • Best Price Guarantee, with no fees
  • Instant booking confirmation
  • Trusted for over 10 years
  • A chance to win prizes in our regular competitions

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