South Lodge

Traherne Farms Ltd, Coedarhydyglyn, St Nicholas, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF5 6SF

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Ideal for ...

  • Beach stays
  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays
  • Scenic views
  • Working farm

Why stay here ...

South Lodge is set in a lovely quiet rural setting with wonderful views in an historic park 10 minutes from the M4, 5 minutes from Tescos and Marks and Spencers, and 15 minutes from the centre of Cardiff with its many attractions. Regular public transport is nearby.

The Indian Marigold Restaurant and Bar is a 5 minute stroll and the Vale of Glamorgan's beaches, picturesque villages and historic gardens are within a short drive. Dogs are very welcome and there is excellent walking nearby.

With hardstandings, pleasant lawned areas, electrical points, and easy access, the site can be enjoyed throughout the year.

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Facilities on site ...

  • Dog walk from site
  • Recycling facilities
  • TV reception: good
  • Working farm

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Latest arrival time: 10:00 PM

0.75 acres

Lawned site

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Postcode:
CF5 6SF
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Lat 51.46811 / Lon -3.29086
OS field ref:
ST107747
OS map ref:
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Transport links

  • Buses go to: Cardiff, Cowbridge, Bridgend
  • Daily public transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest train station: Cardiff
  • Train station within 5 miles

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An extremely picturesque site.

South Lodge
We stayed for 14 nights and really enjoyed ourselves. The pitches are extra large,all being hardstanding,electric hook ups fantastic views over countryside and also looking towards cardiff. The grounds of this site are extensive and there are lots of walks through the woods,which were covered with bluebells when we were there. Cardiff and the coast are close by as is several country parks.Just down the road there are extensive shopping facilities including two larg e supermarkets,a little bit further on a lidl and Aldi. Unfortunately while we were there the only park & Ride for Cardiff that was open was the one the other side of cardiff but we assume that this is only temporary. A lot has been mentioned about access to the site ,but we had no problems as when coming from the culverhouse roundabout as long as you get into the right lane when you come up the hill and signal right when you get close to the marigold restaurantit gives other motorists plenty of time that once round the bend you intend to do a right hand turn across the road to enter the site..We would definitely recommend this site.

chatterton2

Reviewed on 12/06/2022 15:11

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5 nights stay 7m Motorhome

South Lodge
We stayed here to catch up with pals from Cardiff as the last time we stayed at Sophia Gardens but weren't too keen on returning there. This was perfect for us. Handy for the M4, Cardiff Bay, Barry etc... Loads of areas to visit. We visited St Ffagans and Blaenavon Big Pit. We didn't get a chance to meet the busy owner, but not required as everything is easy to find and use. Will definitely stay again.and recommended.

Shadowhood

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Reviewed on 19/10/2021 08:36

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Fabulously peaceful site

South Lodge
We stayed for 2 nights in a 6.5m motorhome and had a wonderful time. It was very quiet and peaceful, just what we needed. We had plenty to do within walking distance, including the excellent Indian Marigold restaurant, and a great circular walk to St Fagans where the Museum of Welsh Life is. We will definitely be back.

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Reviewed on 04/08/2021 18:19

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Lovely site

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This is a really nice site, great value at £13 a night. we visited for a long weekend in October, wanting somewhere close to the Arms Park for rugby on Saturday. This site really fits the bill. Just 15 mins from M4 J33, easy access, level and spacious. Brilliant. Despite what others have written, the turn in is easy ... look out for the CL sign as you hit the corner ,,, and we didn't need leveling blocks even though there is a gentle slope on the site. The pitches are big enough for an awning should you want one. The views are great, when the welsh drizzle permits! You can hear the traffic on the ring road, but its not intrusive...it'll seem worse in the summer but wouldn't stop me coming again.Everything else is just perfect. I'd recommend this site to anyone wanting to visit Cardiff and surrounding area.

henryfrombg

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Reviewed on 07/10/2019 19:22

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Visited in July, when it was very dry and hot, so maybe not typical for Wales! We had no trouble finding the site, the telegraph pole at the access lane from the A48 makes a good landmark, when coming off the roundabout, we kept in the outside lane and indicated our intention to turn right in good time, it is too late to move out when you pass the restaurant on the left. Pitches are very large, but we had some trouble levelling side to side as all the pitches had a lean down the hill, something to be considered if there is a choice of pitch on arrival.......choose your pitch to assist with shower drainage! Lovely views, and spacious lawned areas behind the pitches. If possible, I would advise avoiding the pitch nearest the entrance as in dry weather the tractors entering and leaving the farm throw up a big cloud of dust.......not good if you have windows open. Water, waste, toilet emptying and rubbish disposal is well laid out, though grey water goes with the black water and means you need to lift the Wastemaster a bit for emptying, so you may wish to avoid having it too full. There is very little noise from the A48, but the link road from the M4 has a very noisy surface and you will hear it in the distance if you have windows open.

KjellNN

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Reviewed on 18/07/2019 11:46

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