Grass Camping pitch
- Sleeps 6 (max 4 adults, 4 children)
The Owner Says
Our camping paddock sits nestled in the hills of the Carmarthenshire countryside, the camping paddock is 4 acres so with only 10 Camping pitches this means lots of space for everyone. Each pitch is individually cut so you have your own designated area with plenty of space between any neighbours. You have a picnic bench and fire pit, so no hire charge for these items, unlike some campsites.
We welcome campervans but please note we not accept touring caravans.
We have a facilities block which includes 3 showers, 3 washbasins, 2 washing-up sinks, composting toilet and recycling facilities. We also have 2 eco-friendly composting toilets located within the camping field.
Recycling is a fundamental role for all of us and is a key part of everyones stay on the campsite and a major goal for the Greener Camping Club. Each booking will be given a recycling bucket to sort and deposit waste in the correct recycling bins located at the Big Barn. So please do take pride and recycle correctly during your stay.
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About Big Barn Camping
Suitable ForTents, trailer tents, teardrop caravans, dogs – yes. Motorhomes – no.
Laugharne is synonymous with Wales’ most famous writer, Dylan Thomas – visit his iconic writing shed at the Dylan Thomas Boathouse Museum (01994 427420). The town’s magnificent medieval castle also served as a place of inspiration for Thomas who composed in its garden summerhouse. Today, you can enjoy its atmospheric ruins and ornate Victorian gardens. Pendine Sands is one of Wales’ best beaches, boasting a vast expanse of soft sand and stunning views of Carmarthen Bay. The nearby Pendine Museum of Speed (01994 453488) commemorates the beach’s role as the setting for various land-speed record attempts, most notably with ‘Babs’ the vehicle used by Parry Thomas in his fatal 1927 attempt. For outdoor thrills, Morfa Bay Adventure (01994 453588) in Pendine organise everything from coasteering and sea kayaking, to abseiling, archery and sumo wrestling!
Food & Drink
There are plenty of historic pubs in Laugharne, and it’s fair to say Dylan Thomas propped up the bar in most of them! Browns Hotel (01994 427688) is the most famous, with everyone from Jimmy Carter to Mick Jagger enjoying a pint at the poet’s favourite watering hole. They also have a restaurant next door, The New Three Mariners Inn (01994 427426), boasting nautical ephemera and tasty bar snacks. To sample the best of the local produce, The Ferryman Deli (01994 427398) is the place to go. This welcoming spot just down on the main thoroughfare serves up a seasonal menu of homemade dishes and stocks the finest Welsh cheese, pies, tarts, artisan Spanish tapas and craft beer. The Owl and the Pussycat (01994 427742) is a delightful tearoom and restaurant serving everything from cakes and light lunches to hearty main meals like traditional cawl and Welsh black beef stew.
Big Barn Camping is located at Lower Cresswell, Bwlchnewydd Road, Laugharne SA33 4QU
From the A40 take the A4066 junction towards St Clears, turn right onto the A4066 towards Laugharne. When you enter Cross Inn take a sharp right towards Half Penny Furze and New Mill. Continue for 1 Mile and Big Barn Camping is on your right.
From Haverfordwest/ Tenby
At the St Clears roundabout with Starbucks take the A4066 Tenby Road into St Clears. At the traffic lights turn right. Continue onto Highstreet A4066, turn right onto the A4066 towards Laugharne. When you enter Cross Inn take a sharp right towards Half Penny Furze and New Mill. Continue for 1 Mile and Big Barn Camping is on your right.