Newcourt Campsite

The rural location of Newcourt Farm campsite offers back to basics non commercial style camping welcoming motorhomes, campervans, caravans and tents, set on the lower slopes of the Black mountains within the 520sq miles of the Brecon Beacons national park the site consists of mainly grassy acreage without formal pitches with a laid back pitch-where-you-like attitude also a hard area for motor homes to park on. Traditional campers may enjoy the furthest reaches giving a real sense of ‘wild camping’.
Designated both an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a Dark Skies Reserve with outstanding panoramic views over the Wye valley giving way to spectacular sunsets and stunning stargazing.
Rising 690m behind the campsite and with easy access is Mount Twmpa it is well used by walkers since it gives access to the major peaks of the Black Mountains and for those who fancy more of an expedition the Pen-y-Fan range, adventure activities close by include canoeing on the Wye river, caving at the Dan Yr Ogof the National Show-caves, cycling the National cycle network routes 8/42 and the many mountain bike routes, waterfalls the popular Ystradfellte four waterfalls walks, gliding at the Black Mountains gliding club or any of the many outdoors experiences the Brecon Beacons has to offer. For the less adventurous there are miles of lowland walks directly from the site or take a drive through one of the many unfenced open mountain road passes the Gospel pass the highest pass in Wales takes you through the heart of the mountain range, for families the seclusion of the campsite is particularly special the kids have the freedom and space to wander about while you relax watching the red kites circling overhead and the swallows darting about. Neighboring Primrose Farm provides organic seasonal fruit and vegetables nearby Talgarth is a small market town to pick up supplies and from where an extensive menu of meals can be delivered, it includes a working water mill producing flour and selling baked goods, close by is a 13th century Tower house and the beautiful Pwll-y-Wrach Nature Reserve with its ‘WitchesPool’ a spectacular waterfall. Within easy driving distance of the campsite. The towns of Hay-on-Wye famed for its many book shops, Brecon for its fascinating museums and Abergavenny promoted as the Gateway to Wales, the whole region is steeped in ancient history to explore. Newcourt farm is a working farm and complies with natural habitat and sustainability issues, it has a clean shower/toilet block presently operating on a one in one out system, also an under cover washing-up area. Normally a quite rustic relaxing site with a 10pm curfew on noise. During anticipated busy periods in addition to the toilet block Portaloos are on site. Charcoal BBQ’s are welcome but open wood fires are not permitted on the National park. The site is dog-friendly.

Newcourt Campsite
Newcourt Campsite

Newcourt Farm

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