Shawsmead Caravan Club Site

Oakford, Llanarth, Ceredigion, SA47 0RN, Wales

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Ideal for ...

  • Beach stays
  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Walking

Why stay here ...

There's very much a water-themed aspect to Shawsmead Club Site as its close proximity to the coast and quaint little bays means swimming and water sports will be filling up much of your holiday time here. A peaceful meadowland caravan site, you'll feel positively tiny amongst the vast open areas and wondrous views towards the coast.

Shawsmead Club Site, situated next to the lovely village of Derwen-Gam, is also close to the Heritage Coastal Paths - a memorable experience as is the fishing and bird watching available. Along the coast, there are plenty of beaches and little coves to explore. Four golf courses nearby and the local craft centres will keep the senses stimulated. Its locality in Llanarth, Oakford means that you're never far away from the delights of the area. The caravan park is close to Aberaeron, an old-fashioned small town with a sleepy harbour, pebbled beach and Regency cottages painted in pastel shades. New Quay will resonate with the artist within you with a backdrop that comes straight out of an oil painting. It's better known as a traditional fishing village where fish, lobsters and crab are part of the daily catch.

Facilities on site ...

  • Baby changing facilities
  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas
  • Disabled facilities: facilities for wheelchair disabled
  • Disabled shower room
  • Dishwashing area
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Electric hook-up
  • Gas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Motorhome service point
  • Toilet block
  • TV reception: fair
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi charge
  • Wi-Fi rating: Bronze

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Walking notes:
Leaflets are available from Reception.

Supermarket notes:

The closest large supermarkets are Morrisons at Aberystwyth and Tesco and Aldi at Cardigan. All provide access for motorhomes. There are small supermarkets in Aberaeron (4 miles).

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Directions

From North: turn left off A487 (Aberaeron - Llanarth) just before Llanarth into the road signposted Ystrad Aeron. Do not turn onto any other road signposted Oakford. In 0.5 mile at the crossroads continue straight ahead. The Site is on right in 1.25 miles. From South: turn right off the A487 (signposted Ystrad Aeron) to crossroads; then as from North. From East: turn left off A482 (Lampeter - Aberaeron) in Aberaeron onto A487 (Cardigan); then as from North. Do not turn left off A482 before Aberaeron town centre. Recommended route on leaving with outfit: turn left out of site, in about 1.25 miles at crossroads (caution required) continue straight ahead onto A487.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
SA47 0RN
GPS:
Lat 52.19703 / Lon -4.27134
Plan a route to this site
OS field ref:
SN448578
OS map ref:
146
Handbook map ref:
D6

Transport links

  • Buses go to: Aberystwyth or Cardigan
  • Car hire on site

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Lovely site and very friendly staff

Shawsmead Caravan Club Site
Some mixed reviews made us slightly nervous, but what a very nice surprise. Very quiet location and clearly not the best site for children as some have said, but if you look at the information, you would know what to expect! The staff were very friendly and helpful and the facilities were maintained spotlessly. Good for visiting some lovely spots along the coast and inland. Would certainly return if back that way again.

DJAK

Motorhomer

Reviewed on 23/09/2021 13:43

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An Excellent Site

Shawsmead Caravan Club Site
We booked Shawsmead as we needed somewhere fairly near to home to give our 2 youngest grandchildren experience of sleeping in our Camper and in a small tent, prior to taking them to France next year (hopefully). Two days after booking, our son drew our attention to a small number of reviews critical of the site staff in relation thier attitude to children. Having spent two nights at Shawsmead, We have nothing but praise for the staff at this well run site. It is spotlessly clean and the staff were really friendly and helpful. Both grandchildren felt very comfortable at the site and wnat to go back again. Certainly we will be returning to this oasis of calm as a couple in the future. It is in the country and there is no childrens play area as the site is not big enough, but it is a short drive to the coast and all it has to offer. Please, do not let the small number of critics put you off what is an excellent site. Gerwyn and Betty Dennis

Cwmboy

Motorhomer from Mid Glamorgan

Reviewed on 19/08/2021 17:48

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where do I start.................. if you have children AVOID

Shawsmead Caravan Club Site
Not at all child friendly and to be honest was made very clear the warden dislikes children and families with children! We got told NOT to call him a warden he is a MANAGER he also told us a family of 2 adults and one very well behaved child 'that he doesn't give two monkeys about reviews (his words not mine) he has been doing this job for over 20 years and doesn't need to care about reviews" we was made to feel so unwelcome that after 7 days of our 16 day holiday we packed up and left! I can honestly say if this had been my first experience of the caravan club I would be cancelling my membership, we have been a member for several years now and have luckily never come across this type of warden or MANAGER as he liked to be addressed I will be making a full complaint direct to the caravan club after all we pay for our membership and we pay for our stays at caravan club sites and certainly don't expect to be treated in such a rude manner.

bunnyphipps

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Reviewed on 10/08/2021 15:58

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Shawsmead Caravan Club Site
Well kept and tidy site, good pitches although the top tier should be allocated to motor homes without car to make the wider pitches available for caravan with awnings, allowing for a car to be parked along side. Warden or as he prefers to be called the ‘Manager’ not the friendliest, don’t turn up 10 minutes earlier than the arrival time. Nothing for children to do and they will be told off if they entertain their selves, 3 children 9,10 & 12 year olds made friends from 3 different outfits not related all got told not to be nuisances for being children just playing around the site. Newquay great beach for children.

Worcester warrior

Caravanner

Reviewed on 06/08/2021 17:31

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Lovely site

Shawsmead Caravan Club Site
We spent 10 nights at this lovely site and are pitch number was 29 a lovely pitch from 23rd July to 1st August.. Lovely clean and well kept site. The wardens Kath and John were very friendly and helpful. There was an old gentleman called Tom there he was 94 and they were always checking on him. His car broke down and John wad so helpful to Tom. New Quay is a lovely place it was just all the hills on the coast that I was not over keen on but tat is the way it goes. You do need to follow the instructions from the Caravan Club to get to the site as there are a lot of narrow roads. With the COVID restrictions only two people at a time were allowed in the toilet block but that was fine by us we just waited if we had to. I don’t think it is a site for children as there is nothing for them to do on site. It is a very relaxing site well worth a visit.

Stretford

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Reviewed on 06/08/2021 17:18

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Telephone:
01545 580423

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Site information

All internal shared facility areas, including toilet and shower blocks, wash up areas, laundry rooms, drying rooms and information rooms will be fully open, however in order to continue to protect our staff, we will still be requiring social distancing, and the wearing of face coverings in our reception areas for the time being.

Remember, you only pay 5% VAT until 30 September 2021, then 12.5% VAT from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022 on Club campsite prices! All you need to do is book your holiday as normal, and the discount will be applied to the appropriate rate when you pay on site.