Trecastle Farm

Llanharry, Pontyclun, Rhondda Cynon Taff, CF72 9LY

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

Why stay here ...

Trecastell Farm CL is a secluded site set on a small working farm. Easy access to the M4 (juntions 34 and 35) makes this an ideal stopping point for West Wales and the Irish ferries. It is a convenient location to explore the Glamorgan Heritage Coast, South Wales Valleys, Brecon Beacons and the market town of Cowbridge. The capital city of Wales, Cardiff, is a 12 minute train ride from nearby Pontyclun station. Wales' most visited tourist attraction, Saint Fagan's museum, is a 20 minute drive away.

The pitches are grassed and flat with stunning views. There are no additional charges for electricity, awnings, cars, children or pets. Water is available on site with the disposal point within 50 meters. There is good television reception. The only rule is that you enjoy yourself and respect fellow caravaners.

2 pubs within a mile serve meals and real ale. Within 3 miles, there is a wide variety of restaurants and shops, from a 24 hour superstore to local independent stores.

We have many regular visitors who compliment us on the peaceful, clean and convenient site. We hope that once you have stayed you too will wish to return.

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  • TV reception: good
  • Working farm

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1 acres

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Postcode:
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Lat 51.523237 / Lon -3.416769
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  • Nearest train station: Pontyclun

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Almost adequate

We didn’t like this site. On arrival it was obvious that the best pitching places were already taken by 2 caravans which looked like permanent fixtures. Obviously in use by people from, or associated with, the farm. There was one other tourist caravan on site, and we struggled to find a suitable place to pitch that wasn’t on a slope or too near the bins, which were in a prominent position at the entrance. The water pressure was very low which made filling the Aqua Roll a long process, and cleaning the toilet cassette more of an onerous job than usual. The clean water tap was located in a dip alongside an overgrown hedge, in overgrown grass and the toilet emptying place was nowhere to be seen…..the other tourists told us where to find it, in another field through a gate. No sign to it at all. The field had been recently mown, but the grass had not been collected, so our caravan ended up full of it. We tried 3 times to raise the owners at the house, to pay. They were not in the first 2 times. They never once came to see we had got pitched up ok and found the facilities, and it wasn’t until near the end of our 2 night stay that we were able to find them. The view would have been good, but one of the 2 permanent caravans was pitched between us and it. I’m afraid I can’t recommend this site. At best it was almost adequate.
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Excellent directions warm welcome from owner plenty of room to site van excellent views will certainly come again.

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Reasonable site with disgusting disposal facilities

A visit in August 2015... The site is quiet with lovely views as other reviews have said. We were using this as "dormitory" for visiting family in Pontypridd - so rather far away. Our visit was totally overshadowed by the state of the disposal facilities. The pipework was broken, leaving a morass of foul sewage. If this is now mended, then I'll withdaw the dreadful overall rating - but it made my stomach turn.

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For peace and views

A very good site, over looking the hills.  There is a narrow lane for a short distance but we found it no problem. Super market a short drive away, and easy access to M4 for Cardiff, go and visit the Open air Welsh Life Museum 104 acres very cheap pay for Car park only.  Also visit Cardiff Bay, great views. Owner friendly, would reccomend Ideal site for Couples, not much for children, except live stock.
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Nice basic CL to chill,  peaceful sometimes at daytime distant drone from M4 but depends on wind, the rustle of trees are louder, yes narrow lane but no worse than other places with narrow lanes, our profile photo is view of fields from site, we had a lovely chill time cant go wrong for the price.
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