Camping - Welsh Robin Hood


Fri-Mon Aug 16th-19th


Chris H and Maria S


£79 including supplement


We will be camping in the Welsh valleys at the wonderfully secluded Rhandirmwyn campsite hidden in the Welsh hills, northwest of the Brecon Beacons National Park. We will have the sounds of the picturesque River Towy nearby.

Friday: We arrive and set up camp (check in from 1:00pm), then we plan a 4-mile walk to explore the local area. We will be heading south alongside the River Towy and return to our campsite via woodland footpaths.

Saturday: We plan to do a 10-mile walk. After breakfast we leave our camp and start our walk up to the notorious 16th century Welsh Robin Hood cave, along marshy grasslands above a purpose-built boardwalk. Sections of this walk are graded challenging (walking boots and gloves). In the evening we will have a campsite barbecue.

Sunday: We plan to do a 6-mile circular walk in Cwm Rhaeadr Forest. This walk is mostly woodland alongside the river. We follow the waterfall walk along the lower part of the valley, catching a glimpse of Carmarthenshire's highest waterfall as it pours off the Mynydd Mallaen.

Monday: We de-camp from our campsite (check out by noon). After midday we head over to the Llyn Brianne Reservoir for late breakfast. During the season there is a mobile snack bar that serves tea, coffee and breakfast rolls. We will aim for a gentle walk around the lake, and photo opportunity with stunning views. We then say farewell and head for home.


Self-catering at campsite. Pubs 30-minute drive from campsite.


Nearest station Llandovery, taxi to campsite. Arranging lifts is an individual responsibility and is not arranged by event leader.


Rhandirmwyn Camping and Caravanning Club Site, Rhandirmwyn, Carmarthenshire, SA20 0NT


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