Faerie Thyme The Greener Camping Club
Crwbin, Carmarthen SA17 5DR
The Faerie Thyme founders had just two wishes: one was to create a campsite that they would like to go back to. And the other Wish is one of the founders...
The former Brighton-based interior designer with his wife, Irene, transported themselves to this three acre smallholding (an overgrown goat farm) in Crwbin nearly a decade ago. Then began years of sweat, toil and trouble to materialise a magical realm where imagination rules and – although children aren’t allowed – everyone is encouraged to nurture their inner child. Have you walked the plank aboard the Jolly Roger recently? No, we didn’t think so.
Fun and games aside, Faerie Thyme is like the best part of any decent festival’s green fields – there’s space to chill by giant dream catchers, an area to meditate by the stone circle or you can get lost in a deep and meaningful conversation around one of the site's many fire pits. And like Glastonbury, leylines snake back to a wizard heritage. The old quarry road where druids would get their stones for nearby circles and monuments placed around Myndd Llangyndeyrn, leading into Camarthen, is rumoured to be the birthplace of Merlin.
If this all feels a bit “far out” then bear this in mind; Irene and Wish received a 'member's recommended best site' award in 2011 by the UK Camping and Caravanning Club, apparently only the second time it was awarded to somewhere in Wales. This is proof that this place unique and idiosyncratic yet accessible and well considered. And although your hosts are hands on, they’re also so open and friendly that it’s impossible for anyone not to slip under their spell.
The Owner Says
2018 sees many changes at Faerie-thyme. The main one is that we are only going to be open at weekends for small celebrations and also functions such as craft courses and holistic events. By small groups we mean fifteen or so people. If you are a smaller group get in touch, we might be able to help. So if you are thinking of having a getaway with friends or a family party, a wedding party or birthday celebration please contact us for details. We will be open from Friday until Monday. There may be the opportunity to extent your stay for an extra couple of days if you wish. This is an adult only campsite so you are guaranteed peace and quiet. We prefer our guests to be over 23 years old. If you are a little younger, you need to telephone us to book. All of our pitches have access to fire-pits. We also have three vintage caravans which you can hire for your event. This is an organic smallholding surrounded by ancient woodland and some spectacular walks over protected common land. Camping at Faerie-thyme is like wild camping in our back garden. There are no roads running on the edges of the camping area so it really is very quiet.
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Planning our wedding party
We are planning to hold our wedding party accommodation at Faerie Thyme in May 2017. We hope to rent the entire site (including the 5 vintage caravans) for the weekend and use the aptly named party barn which has been hand built by Wish! The campsite is a homely and unique setting for the event and Irene & Wish are incredibly flexible and helpful. Looking forward to it!
The best campsite we have ever stayed at!
My husband and I have recently stayed at Faerie Thyme and it truly is a magical place. Everything has been thought of to make it quiet and relaxing. The covered fire pits are wonderful and add an extra 'room' to your pitch. Each pitch is surrounded by trees and bushes to make them private but there is a big fire pit area for those who want to socialise. The wet room has the best shower ever too. Wish, Irene and Caz are very friendly, the honesty shop is great and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this campsite to anyone!
When we arrived Wish and Irene couldn't have been more friendly. We had booked exclusive use of the site as a party of 30. It was a long drive for us, but worth every minute, the site was beautiful and the owners were on hand when needed but left us to enjoy our time there. The site is currently under further expansion, and we cannot wait to see how it develops, Faerie-Thyme is obviously well loved and has been Wish's dream for a very long time, that dream is now a reality and we have no problem recommending this site to anyone looking for a peaceful tranquil laid back place to recharge their batteries. Practically, the site was well laid out, close enough to shops, but far enough away to remain 'remote'. The shower was hot, and I am please to hear there will soon be a 2nd shower, though even in a group of 30 there wasn't too much waiting around. covered areas were a God send as the weather wasn't fantastic. Equipment was on hand to be borrowed, the pots pans and grills were fantastic for the fire pits and outdoor cooking, the seating areas were ample, and the fridge-freezers, a great idea. All in all the site catered for our every need. definitely a place to revisit time and time again. Thank you so very very much
Flawed but decent
Arrived to find a small building site going on. I suppose it was tail end of the season but it was a little off putting. Shown where our pitch was. The Pitch was nice and neat. Washing up facilities good, well lit and accessible. The Fridge/Freezer and freezer packs were a nice touch. The toilets were a little cramped and not accessible, clean however. Anyone who's not capable of climbing a short staircase need not come to this site. And only two loos for the entire site...good job it wasn't anywhere near full occupancy. Again it was tail end of the season but the ground was very wet and even the slightest drop of rain turned the place into a Glastonbury style mud fest. A few field drains would not go amiss! A lot of other reviews go on about the peace and rural, almost wild nature of this site. Sorry, cant see it myself. Street lights, traffic noise really rather suburban in character. A neat suburban style site complete with notices to clean up after yourself, no driving on the grass and many other regulations. Enjoyable in its own way but not as advertised. Very much felt we were camping in someone's back garden. And not entirely welcome there either. The honesty store and showers were great. So all in all a mixed bag. I wont be coming back but it wasn't an unpleasant stay.
Fabulous stay, planning a return!
We stayed here for two nights in August in Katie the Caravan, it was amazing! We LOVED her! She was small and compact but they manage to fit a lot in and it's so cosy! The firepit outside is amazing, we spent both evenings cooking over the fire and toasting marshmallows! It's in the corner of the field so very private. The shower is the other end of the campsite but it's not too far and is lovely and warm and powerful! Only one toilet on site but it wasn't very busy so wasn't a problem and I think they may be building more. The owners are lovely and will tell you great places to go nearby. the honesty shop is a great idea and we used it a lot for wood for the fire. Overall I would 100% recommend this place! It's just so laid back, I was so happy there! Me and my boyfriend are planning our return!!!!
Amazing few days of peace and tranquility
Had an amazing two nights stay in Katie the caravan. Had the best time, such a beautiful site. From the check in and with the Lovely Wish escorting our belongings to the caravan whilst explaining and showing all the sites amenities along the way. One shower, yet never had to wait. Our own firepit was amazing set aside the caravan which we cooked breakfast and dinner on along with marshmallows for dessert. Katie was cosy and vintage, had electric and a stereo for some subtle background music. Was a perfect setting for a lovely few days away. The site is 45mins from some beautiful spots such as, Tenby beaches and Rhossili. We will definitely return in the near future. Ideal place for couples to retreat. Thank you Irene and Wish.
2 weeks of BLISS
We stayed in this completely amazing campsite for 2 weeks and it is simply THE BEST we have ever been to. As you enter Faerie Thyme (FT) there are a few parking spaces next to where the hens live. Driving on from that there are a few small outbuildings which house the Honesty Shop and the Log storage. Next to that is the large and very clean shower. All of these amenities are close to where the Owners, Irene and Wish live. You couldn't be welcomed by a nicer couple. I knew straight away we were going to be so happy. The pitches are large with firepits under specially built shelters which are next to your pitch. Secluded behind Buddleja in flower and nestled in amongst willow. Once you are all set up you can hear a pin drop it is so quiet. Everyone who stays seems to get that this is a tranquil and relaxing place. At night gentle, twinkly lights which are hidden by day amongst the willow make you smile with delight. The resident cats are just gorgeous and if you are lucky they will pop up and say hello. The smell of the open firepits and general quiet hum of conversation each evening is magical. Lots to see and do locally and we would recommend the Creepy Camarthen tour which happens on a Wednesday evening. The Red Kite feeding (an hour away) is one of the best things we have witnessed. Worth taking a day and going to Tenby (an hour away) and going over by boat to Caldey Island. If want something more local there are plenty of restaurants / bars in Carmarthen and the Vue cinema is up at the top of the new bit of the town. My final part of this review is to the FT Crew. When we left yesterday I was blinking back tears because we loved it so much. You have really looked after us. I can't wait to come back in the Autumn. Thank you for re-pitching our tent when the weather wasn't being kind. You hear this all the time but you have created something quite special here. Thank you for letting us share the space with you this summer. Hugs Anna and Paul xxxx
We were lucky enough to have glorious weather, but the highlight of this trip really was Wish and Irene, they are wonderful. Their great local knowledge helped us find the tourist free spots, and after returning home from a Sunday climbing castle walls and strolling along the beach they recommended we got chatting, were summoned to share their wine, 4 hours of fascinating conversation later, out came the Whisky. Incredibly generous and good people with a great outlook on life. As for the site, My Girlfriend and I are not seasoned campers, but the facilities were spotless and hot water reliable, fellow campers friendly and the whole place was very peaceful. We will return with friends. A pitch with a fire pit is a must, if nothing else for flame kissed bacon in the morning.
Peaceful . Friendly .
Myself and my partener stayed In Katy for the weekend . We looking for a site that was quiet and completely chilled . And faerie thyme ticked every box . The caravan was more than comfortable . Being able to cook our evening meal over our own log fire was amazing . The faculilities were perfect . And the owner s were so helpful and friendly we didn't want to come home . We have already recommended this site to many friends and will definitely be returning ... Thankyou for a wonderful weekend faerie thyme 😊
Peaceful, picturesque & relaxing
What a wonderful place! We stayed for two nights up in the ashes and it was such a relaxing break. Really loved the personal service we got - especially the ride in the cart to take all our stuff to the pitch! The campsite is really beautiful and the way the pitches are laid out gives you your own little area to relax in which we loved! Lots of great stuff to do in the local area which kept us busy when we weren't toasting marshmallows on the fire pit! We'll definitely be coming back to this magical place! L & C xx
Peace, calm, and serene
We stayed for 2 nights and found a the camp site welcoming, peaceful and very well thought out. The countryside surrounding the camp is unique. We hiked up the mountain, through a forest and down to the river. The views are stunning all around. A short drive away from the sea too where we spent our second day. Our hosts, Irene and Wish were both extremely kind. We would definitely recommend Faerie Thyme for anyone wanting to get away from the busy world and relax in a green and peaceful environment.
Stayed for 5 nights recently after a online search for 'quirky camp sites' and was presented with Faerie Thyme. On arrival we where warmly greeted by Wish and the team who directed us to the boss, Irene who despite being told we had forgotten to pick cash up on the way, to pay for the remainder of our camping fee's, was as equally warm and welcoming. They had just spent 3 days using the site to celebrate Wishes birthday (50 years old I think they said!) and looked like they had a ball. Gutted we weren't invited as it sounded like our sort of party. We stayed on Unit 2 with plenty of space for our tent and a covered fire pit, which we made use of every night of our stay, baked potatoes never tasted so good!, especially with a bottle or two of wine :) The site is well laid out with each pitch having its own unique layout. The only thing we would like to see, particularly during busy periods, would be an additional shower. This is deffo our kind of campsite with the added bonus of no kids (been there and done that) and no dogs allowed. I (Colin) particularly loved Wishes' Faerie Den, which I aspire to create myself one day. Thanks Irene, Wish and the Team. Colin & Angie
Never wanted to leave!!!
We are just on our way home from a weekend trip to this magical place and could honestly say we could have stayed forever. We do not have a bad word to say about this place. Wish and Irene were the perfect hosts. We stayed in the ashes, which in our opinion was the best pitch there. Sheltered by the trees so the tent didn't get too hot in the sun, perfectly secluded from other tents, located just behind the stone circles and giant dream catcher. The sheltered firepit was amazing and although we were lucky with the weather I'm sure it would have been just as good in the rain. The toilets were immaculate, the shower was hot and the honesty shop had everything we needed. The under 25 rule was a really good idea, ensuring it was peaceful and relaxing at all times and the evenings were quiet too. Irene mentioned that they are going to start renting the entire place out for events and we're already searching for excuses to have on. We will definitely be returning and will be advising everyone we know to visit. Great place.
It didn't matter that it was raining as we were so cosy in Katie the caravan and of course, could sit outside under the shelter and cook on the fire pit. It's a magical place, loads of space, sites separated by willow hedges, and very quiet. The campsite shower was clean and hot (the toilets were also clean). We can't wait until the music barn is built and we can hire the whole site. Only one hour from Tenby and the Gower - a perfect place to recuperate. The caravan had a loo for night use (needed with that rain!) a heater, a wonderfully comfy bed, plenty of storage space, a music system and all the cooking equipment you need. Loved it
We stayed here from Friday to Monday and enjoyed every minute. From the large spacious tent pitches with undercover open fire to the peaceful surroundings. Great as a base for exploring local castles and towns. Wish was very welcoming with his tour of the site. We will definitely be back and can't recommend this site highly enough!
Spent a weekend relaxing in the atmosphere. It is peaceful, calming and friendly.
Myself and my partner stayed Friday to Sunday at faerie thyme... And what an impact it had from the second we arrived! A warm welcome from the owners, a quirky and clearly very creative lovely couple... (Just our type!) they introduced us to the animals who during our stay ventured up to say hello at times! We were shown around camp, and had our things brought up to the pitch for us. The gentle, peaceful vibe at faerie thyme is honestly second to none. From the plants and trees dotted around, woodland sculptures, swings amongst the trees, an enormous beautiful dream catcher hung in a wood clearing, peace circle and individual, private, hidden pitches... There's nothing else we could have wanted. Our pitch up in the ashes was just perfect. Right out of the way it felt magical. Will be returning soon absolutely and will recommend heavily! Thank you for a fantastic stay!
The perfect journey's end!
After travelling all the way from Co. Durham and driving the length of beautiful Wales we were met by Wish and Irene and instantly felt at home. Wish took us up to Katie in his little buggy and we were delighted with our home for the next week. Everything was there that we needed and the weather was perfect. What a fabulous campsite this is! Pitches are tucked away and not overlooked. Shower is lovely and hot but not to be confused with the log store! Wish advised us of places to visit and we found the most fabulous stretch of golden sand. Chilled out and relaxing holiday, would definitely recommend and we will be back. We had a hoot!
La La Land !!!
We have stayed at faerie thyme four times over the last 20 months,the fourth being two weeks ago. It is a three-hour drive but in 35 years of camping nowhere matches this!
Wish & Irene and their daughter Caz are totally enchanting ! lovely warm "unique" fun people! .Nothing was to much trouble to ensure we had a great stay and a totally peaceful chilled time.Once settled in there was no need to get in our car to go anywhere . The site is beautifully set out with everyone having their own woodland area. There are cozy pitches under the trees and I would love to stay in Rosie caravan somewhen. We always have a pitch with a fire pit and there is a big rack of pots and pans you can use. The shower is great and there's a separate flushing loo and washroom ( i did like Wishes Eco loos) Wish & Irene have thought of everything , in the short time we have been visiting they just keep adding little extras . We always stock up from the honesty shop as they have just about everything you need. Irene's home made jams and chutneys are a must and a "fairy" related item to take home. Swing in the hanging chairs and look over this magical land across to the stone circle above the willow arch pathway. Dream catchers , a dragon , a huge dragon fly, twinkling night lights and a pirate ship. Mystical woodland walks took us up over the hill where we looked out over miles of patch work fields and far out to sea. You feel you are staying in a story book ! The first time I left faerie thyme I confess I cried . I blame the fairies !!!! ..we are going back again later this year.
Best site ever
We stayed here for a long weekend over the Bank holiday. Cannot explain enough how fantastic this place is. The pitches are very well thought out and it is as close to wild camping as you can get, whilst still having the luxury of a hot shower in the morning. (Which is not a button press shower so you can wash your hair without having to try and find the button half way through the rinse!)
Wish and Irene are incredible hosts and couldn't be more lovely and helpful. You can tell they have put a lot of thought and effort into how the site will work for their guests. The covered fire pits are incredibly and the small details like putting a guttering system on them to stop the rain from pouring down the sides onto your tent is testament to how close an eye for detail they have.
The honesty shop is well stocked with essentials, including local bacon and eggs from the chicken they have on site. Nothing beats a bacon roll in the morning. There are great walks straight from the site, stunning views, beautiful woodlands and the local amenities mean you really don't need to get in your car again once you have parked up.
The most amazing part about this weekend is coming away feeling like part of a family. Wish and Irene really are the most incredible people and their hard work sees people returning time and time again to their site. We will be going back as often and as soon as possible.
My husband and stayed for our 10th Wedding Anniversary and my big 50th, 19th May for four nights. After a long journey we were greeted by Wish and Irene and felt very at home. The plot had electric hook up and a covered area with its own fire pit and as we were in a Campervan it was ideal for our needs, we cooked outside every night even in the wet weather and being able to sit by an open fire made our Special day more special. There is a good supply of Logs and Kindling which are readily available from the honesty shop, which itself is well stocked with the basic provisions and gifts and nic nacs. Irene and Wish even have provided a selection of pots and pans to be used on the outdoor fire pits The site feels like it's in the middle of nowhere but there is Morrisons Supermarket within approx a 10 minute drive however you can purchase Irene's own hen's eggs and Bacon and Sausage from their little on site shop. It was a truly magical experience, you have to visit to fully appreciate all the hard work that this wonderful family have done to provide an amazing relaxing site. We will definitely be back, the 5 hour drive is worth it .
Our group of friends camp together every year and Faerie Thyme just hit the top spot. Irene and Wish were the perfect hosts and it's hard to put into words why this place is so relaxing, and so perfect but it is. The big plus for us was the covered fire pit area, perfect for evenings if it's cold - we didn't layer up nearly as much as we normally have to! But it's also great for food prep and just being able to leave your stuff in rather than loading up your tent, and it just doesn't get any better than cooking over a fire! The site itself is beautiful, and they have taken such a lot of care over the pitches and the surrounding areas to wander round but not in a manicured and formal way, just in a way that doesn't let you forget that you are in the middle of beautiful countryside everywhere you look!
Just got back from a long weekend at Faerie Thyme and had an amazing time! My friend and I got exactly what we wanted - a weekend of complete relaxation. The owners have literally thought of everything you might need in the honesty shop and were always on hand - they even directed us to local hardly known beauty spot for an afternoon wander. Will definitely be going back soon!
This place is amazing, me and the Wife are both busy scout leaders and after a mad busy summer term of scouting. This is where we love to go and chill out and recharge the batteries, the whole feel of this place is perfect. We parked the car up and disappeared into this magical place for a few days and forgot about the outside world. We can't wait to return..
Chilled and amazing!
I camped for 6 nights here and it was lovely. A great small site with most pitches having a covered fire pit (great in Wales where you can't guarantee the weather!). It was quiet whilst I was there but the facilities were spotless and I never had to wait for the loo or shower, which is hot and powerful. All of the pitches are well maintained with plenty of space and separated from each other. The little shop is well stocked and theres a larger shop just down the road/hill. With firewood and kindling available it was great to pitch the tent and get the fire roaring immediately. The owners were really friendly but, once they drove my stuff up to the pitch, they left us to it unless you wanted to chat. The whole area feels wonderfully remote but with all the facilities you need and loads to do all around. I'm not sure I'm doing it justice here, so all I can say is that I'll be back! Thank you so much Faeirie Thyme
Peace and quiet
We love small campsites with not many people so was great to find this well-kept and loved campsite. The pitches are generous in size and if you get one with a firepit, feels very luxurious, especially as it provided shelter from the rain. All facilities provided with the possibility of buying food as well as anything that you've forgotten to bring with you, including pans that you can borrow to use for cooking directly on the fire.
There's only one shower, male and female toilet and washing up station, so if the campsite is full then this may be a bit inconvenient.
In general, a very well thought-out and equipped campsite, very peaceful and relaxing. Hope to come again soon...with a bit more sunshine!
My husband and I have just returned from 4 nights stay in one of Faerie Thymes caravans. We had a lovely, relaxing and peaceful few days. It was just what we needed. Wish, Irene and Cas were so welcoming and helpful with tips on where to visit as well as useful things we needed. The site is small with room for a few tents, campers and two of their own retro caravans. The stone circle and dream catcher emphasise some of the magic of the space, as does the woodland around, the best starry skies you will see, complete with shooting stars if you are lucky like we were. There is only one shower but as the site is small it wasn't a problem and its always hot. It may need another shower and maybe two more loos in the future but they are developing the site all the time with new ideas. The shop is great with lovely fresh eggs from their own hens and lots more. One of the best bits for us was the covered area with fire pit, we bought logs and sat for hours by the fire even when it rained. It was so nice to meet such lovely people and we plan to return and see them again next summer.
Delightful and effortless!
My young lady and I stayed in Katie for 2 nights at the beginning of July. We had a new van and we didnt have time to set it up for camping. We didn't need to!
Katie is beautifully appointed in every detail.
Everything has been built and finished superbly.
The shop is worth visiting for all those essentials you've forgotten and need.
The shelters over the fire pits are such a great idea, especially in wales! If you love cooking on an open fire you will be landed here. Apart from making coffee in the morning on the stove we cooked everything on the fire.
We had a peaceful time in an amazing place.
This in not a campsite it is a slice of heaven.
Peaceful, relaxing retreat
We stayed here for 7 nights, 6 in the woodlands and 1 in Rosie the caravan, the site is immaculately kept and the owners are very friendly and accommodating. We would highly recommend this campsite and look forward to staying here again.
My girlfriend and I stayed at Faerie Thyme a few weeks ago and we were both very impressed with the site, and the owners. We received a very warm welcome from Irene, and Wish drove us, and our gear, to our pitch. There was ample space and the covered fire pit was great, allowing us to eat and drink outside, with a fire, whatever the weather. The shower and flushing toilets were sufficient and we never had to queue. Faerie Thyme is a lovely site with charm and character, and the attention to detail by the owners makes it a winner.
A little piece of heaven
Myself and a friend camp regularly around the UK and the fiery thyme campsite is by far the best site we have stayed on, it has everything and more that you would want or expect, shelter with fire pit, privacy, a wet room, a quiet retreat with a little honesty shop with everything you may need, it really has it all, including bunting and decorations that really give it that festival feel, we loved our stay made even better by Irene wish and can, the owners who were extremely friendly and helpful, a lovely family run business, you get a real sense that they are living the dream and have poured their hearts into the fiery thyme campsite, have already booked to stay again. Would thoroughly recommend for those who love some peace and quiet, with a touch of magic, stone circle and giant dream catcher included, it really is a little piece of heaven, thankyou Irene wish and caz for a memorable holibob xx
Faerie Thyme - Total relaxation
Faerie thyme is a haven of tranquility set in the stunning Welsh countryside. Our pitch had a lovely fire pit, great for cooking over and just sitting beside and chilling. The stone circle and nearby dream catcher are wonderful for meditation and the view of the stars on a clear night is breathtaking. The site has everything you need from hot showers to a well stocked honesty shop. The owners are really friendly, welcoming and very knowledgeable about the area. Cannot wait to return. Thank you Wish, Irene and Caz for creating this incredible place and sharing it with us.
Words cannot do this place justice
We have stayed here numerous times and we have to say that it is one of the most peaceful, relaxing, friendly campsites we have ever had the privilege to visit. A warm welcome from the owners, oozing relaxation from the moment you enter the gates, all of your troubles just flitter away in this beautifully maintained site, with plenty of privacy if you desire, an honesty shop for all your needs, fire pits for cooking and marshmallows, no kids kicking their ball at your tent, walks in the country, hills and forest, 20mins from the sea and the perfect place for stargazing. For those wanting to get out of the fast pace of modern life, have a romantic break, spend some quiet reflection time or if you are simply wanting to meet new, similar minded people, Faerie Thyme is the place for you. Enjoy...
We had a perfect bank holiday weekend here is August. Great site and lovely people. Thank you x
can't wait to return
Surrounded by greenery and quiet. An eco-conscious campsite, very welcoming hosts and lovely private camping plots, with fire-pits, tables and cover from the rain (not that we had any). Our only regret was that we were only staying for one night (we've already planned a return trip). Highly recommend to those wanting a relaxing retreat.
Leanne & Henry
Had a wonderful few days in this magical campsite. So peaceful and a truly tranquil place. We loved Rosie the caravan, couldn't believe how comfortable the bed was and that saying something when one of us is 6' 6". The fire pit and cover outside made for fantastic outside dining no matter what the weather. Wish and Irene were great hosts and work so hard to make this place as special as it is. Loads to do and see in the area, some magnificent beaches and castles! We will definitely return and recommend to anyone wanting to get away from it all.
Faerie Thyme is a hidden gem of a site. Each pitch is bordered by trees and wildflowers and the whole area has a magical quality, from the stone circle and giant dreamcatcher to the pirate ship outside the main house. Wish and Irene were incredibly friendly and found us a pitch with a covered fire pit for our huge bell tent. Nothing beats cooking on an open fire every evening while watching the sunset! And when it gets dark, there are fairy lights and solar lamps dotted around which lend a magical air to the place. Even on the days we had rain we could still sit out with a fire. The honesty shop was brilliant for all the little things, like eggs and tinder. Site facilities aren’t fancy – wash up and water collection facilities, one shower and two composting loos (when we were there) but they’re all you need (and the composting loos work beautifully and honestly don’t smell). A gorgeous, tranquil site that’s just perfect for getting completely away from it all.
Just what we needed
We stayed over the August bank holiday weekend and were extremely pleased. The location is excellent, the owners very hospitable and the property quiet and peaceful. We chose Faerie Thyme because we had no children that weekend and were looking for a quiet, adult break. This camp site delivered. The amenities were clean and well looked after, but most of all we enjoyed the fire pit and built-in covering with picnic table provided. Just made for easy life and worry free weekend. We would highly recommend this for an adult getaway.
We arrive needing a one night stay before heading off to tour the coast of Wales. The site was so good that we seriously considered completely changing our plans and staying the week. The feel of the site is so relaxed and chilled that you just want to crack open the next bottle of wine. Wish and Irene are really good, helpful hosts. The site is really cool, spiritual and peaceful. We will definitely be back.
Quiet and Gorgeous
Well, what can I say? We are amateur campers and I felt a little nervous so I bought everything with us in the car – to be fair we didn't need anything. Katie the Caravan was fully kitted out and the campsite had everything you would need on site – a little well stocked honesty shop which we got logs and chutneys from, hot showers and some really cool compost loo's that Wish made himself.
The hosts are gorgeous people. Irene and Wish are well educated about the land around. We fitted so much into our two days with their advice – we had barbecues on the camp fire outside the caravan under our little shelter, plenty of fresh air and peace. I would recommend this quaint little campsite to anyone looking for peace quiet and fresh air. We will be back soon. Thank you again.
We have just returned from a couple of days at Faerie Thyme and I would happily recommend this as one of the most friendly, relaxing, chilled and interesting sites I have ever been to. Everyone on site is friendly and helpful and also a mine of knowledge of where to visit and locals places of interest. Thank you Wish, Irene, Caz and Kate for such an amazing site, long may you continue and I can't wait until my next visit.
Faerie Thyme - the perfect retreat...
We've just returned from a fabulous weekend camping at Faerie Thyme. This is the best campsite I've ever stayed at! The welcome was lovely and Irene and Wish were on hand throughout if we needed anything. Our woodland pitch, The Ashes, was just brilliant, secluded, tranquil, overlooking the rest of the site. The site is lovely at any time but when the night comes and all the fairy lights and solar lamps come on it's just magical.The Honesty Shop is great, providing logs, bread, jams and chutneys as well as local meats, eggs and the campsite must-have, marshmallows. :)We will definitely be back! Thank you to Wish, Irene and the cats (Guinevere, Arthur and Merlin). xxx
We were made most welcome by Wish and Irene on our two day stay. We had a lovely time despite the wet and windy weather. The amenities were as described and the hot shower was a welcome relief from the cold. Small cosy welcoming site. Would not hesitate to re-visit.