Great Redford Camping The Greener Camping Club

UK Wales South Wales Pembrokeshire Narberth & Templeton

  • 10+ metres between camping pitches
  • Contactless check in
  • Deep cleaning of shared facilities
  • Individual toilets per camping pitch
  • Campfires allowed
  • Beaches nearby
A small, tents-only, off-grid campsite on a working sheep farm in rural Pembrokeshire

At first glance, Great Redford Camping is a fairly back-to-basics affair. It’s a tent-only campsite of five pitches on a 25-acre sheep farm. Just below the surface, however, it becomes clear that there are plenty of little touches that go down well with proper campers. There's a private compost loo for every pitch, for example, and a picnic bench each too, while sustainably sourced firewood is included in the price. But there’s more to it than that. Owner Lisa and her two children have put together a simple and functional base, with a focus on low-impact living, from which to explore nearly everything that Pembrokeshire has to offer.

Situated just a couple of miles south of the quaint, and increasingly famous, town of Narberth and a ten-minute drive north from the stunning beaches of Amroth and Saundersfoot, this is a campsite that you might not want to leave once you’ve pegged down the guy ropes, but that you probably should. In all directions there is something to do for families and for couples alike. That’s not to say there is nothing to do on the campsite itself. One of the adjacent fields has been mown especially for the use of ball games and guests are free to roam the farm or wander lazily down to the brook and dipping pond where indigenous tree species have recently been planted as part of a rewilding project.

On the perimeter of the camping field, marked by the hazel and hawthorn hedgerows, are the facilities: three good hot water showers with cubicles tastefully upcycled from pallets, a washing up sink and extra basins for brushing teeth. Don’t forget head torches, though – there's no artificial lighting here. All the better for marvelling at the blanket of stars you’ll find yourself under on cloudless nights. The minimal light pollution is just another reminder of what makes this site so special; a quiet, rural location, with bucket loads of space yet still within five miles of the coast. As you drive past the caravan site near the farm entrance and mill about in busy Tenby, 25 minutes' away, you can feel just a little bit smug you found somewhere so far from the crowds yet so close to the attractions. And far more than the basic site it seemed at first glance.

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Facilities

Five spacious pitches in the camping field offering a good amount of privacy. Campers park on the perimeter and wheelbarrows are provided to transport belongings. Each pitch has its own fire pit with roundwood offcuts for seating, a picnic bench and a composting toilet. There are three shower cubicles, a washing-up area, separate basins for teeth brushing and a drinking water tap, all in the same field. One of the adjacent fields has been mown for kids to play games in. The owners run free pizza night on Sundays during the school summer holidays.

Suitable For

Tents, families, couples – yes. Campervans, groups, dogs – no.

Nearby

It’s the coast that most people come to this part of Wales for. To the south, less than 20 minutes’ drive away, are the world class, blue flag beaches of Saundersfoot (particularly popular with young families because of its shallow waters) and Amroth, a half-mile-long stretch of flat sandy beach, perfect for beach games and fossil hunting at low tide. Just a tad further west is the picturesque seaside town of Tenby, where it's possible to take a short boat trip to Caldey Island (01834 844453), home of the Cistercian monks. For walking trails the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path offers 186 miles of mostly cliff-top level hiking, the southern end of which is at Amroth. If it's woodland walking you’re after then Conaston Woods is under six miles from the campsite. For shops and gift shopping, the town of Narberth, two miles north-west of the campsite, is well worth a visit. Named as one of the best places to live in Wales by The Sunday Times, the judges highlighted that Narberth’s high street is its “greatest asset, with the riches on offer ranging from clothes, homeware and arts and crafts to local produce from Andrew Rees’s butchers or the Welsh deli Fforc (01834 861994) (01834 861892).” Additionally, Folly Farm Zoo (01834 812731) and Clerkenhill Adventure Farm (01437 751227), both about a ten-minute drive from the campsite, offer excellent days out for families with younger children.

Food & Drink

Narberth is the place to go for food and drink, it has a wealth of choices. Ultracomida (01834 861491) is a small restaurant/deli serving high quality tapas. Give Top Joe’s (01834 218380) a try for artisan homemade pizza. PlumVanilla Cafe (01834 862762) offers cooked breakfast, tea and cake and has vegetarian and vegan options. For the best seafood in the area go to Madtom Seafood Cafe Bar (01834 860506). Fire and Ice (01834 861995) is not to be missed for its incredible selection of award-winning real ales, ciders, gin and whisky. It also has a selection of artisanal sorbets and ice creams. For any other essentials Wise Buys (01834 861880) is a deli, greengrocers and ‘old fashioned sweet shop’ serving coffee to go.

Open

July–October.

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The Owner Says

Great Redford Camping is a small family run campsite, set in 25 acres of beautiful Pembrokeshire countryside, with far reaching rural views. We are centrally located in Pembrokeshire, just under two miles from the vibrant town of Narberth, with its independent stores, cafes and restaurants and a short drive (5 miles) to our closest beaches Amroth and Wiseman's Bridge. A little further but still within easy reach are the popular seaside towns of Tenby and Saundersfoot.
To the north of the county are the towns of Fishguard and Newport and the city of St David's, with its historic cathedral. Whether you want to walk The National Park Coastal Path, try coast-steering, head out surfing to one of the many beautiful Pembrokeshire beaches, cycle the Ironman route, which runs past the bottom of the drive, visit Dylan Thomas's boathouse in Laurgharne, visit one of the many castles of Pembrokeshire or simply relax, Great Redford is an ideally positioned holiday destination.

Pitches

Five large pitches in a two-acre field.

Grass Pitch

Grass pitch Sleeps 6 5 Available
Large pitch with composting loo, picnic table, fire pit and log stools.

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Location

Contact Great Redford Camping, Great Redford, Princes Gate, Narberth, Pembrokeshire SA67 8TD

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Getting There

Travelling west, from St Clears, take the A477 towards Pembroke Dock, then turn at Red Roses towards Tavernspite on the B4314. Continue through Tavernspite and on to Princes Gate and then turn right at the crossroads. The campsite is at the bottom of the hill on the right hand side.

From Haverfordwest, travelling east, take the A40 and then the B4314 towards Narberth. From there, continue out of town towards Princes Gate and Tavernspite. The campsite is just under two miles from Narberth on the left.

The nearest train station is in Narberth and the 381 bus service from Haverfordwest to Tenby stops there before passing the entrance to the campsite.

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