Shawsmead Club Campsite

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 Campsite 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 Campsite, 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.

Check out the huge range of free pre-mapped walks and hikes near our campsites at Outdooractive's website. You can download the free Outdooractive app and member's can save €10 on an Outdooractive Pro or Pro+ annual subscription.

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).

Great savings on days out

Offers available to Club members

Offer image for: Cae Hir Gardens - 25% discount
Offer image for: Devil's Bridge Falls - 20% discount
Offer image for: The British Bird of Prey Centre - 10% discount
Offer image for: Good Day Out - 5% discount
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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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Quiet little site

Shawsmead Club Campsite
One of the clubs smaller sites with only 48 pitches doesn’t detract from the allure of this site. If you are looking for a excellently presented and cared for site then this is it. The facilities are spotless and of a high standard. The wardens are friendly and nothing appeared too much trouble. The site is in a rural setting a mile and a half or so from the main A487 and only a short drive from the seaside towns of Aberaeron and New Quay. Dolphins can regularly been seen from the harbour side at New Quay - we saw them! Great location for exploring this area of Cardigan Bay. The one thing for us that would make this a 5 star plus site would be an on-site dog walk but we knew there wasn’t one before we booked.

Ian Waite

Reviewed on 25/05/2022 16:21

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I found the wardens to be polite and professional, maybe not overly friendly but pleasant enough, and certainly they did a good job of keeping the site and facilities in tip-top condition. No complaints at all. As it's a rural setting it would have been nice to have a well-stocked little shop on site for essentials, whereas even the ice cream freezer was empty. Very peaceful setting, we watched red kites in the woods behind us, and enjoyed our three night's stay here and will be back.

GillyH2022

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Reviewed on 05/05/2022 13:10

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Quiet site in peaceful rural setting

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We enjoyed our stay at Shawsmead - four nights over Easter and only hardstanding pitches so relatively quiet. It is clearly well-managed and all facilities very clean and tidy. We were able to choose our pitch which had distant sea views - all pitches are level and easy to access. We will definitely come back.

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Reviewed on 19/04/2022 09:19

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Lovely site, shame about the warden

Shawsmead Club Campsite
We have stayed here three times as we love the peace and quiet and yes we have children! We keep the kids entertained so not having a play area is not a big deal, however it's always a bonus to have a dedicated area for kids to play and have fun. This site does not have any area for kids to play, so keep this in mind if you have children. The site is close to New Quay and Aberaeron, both places we love to visit. The site is very peaceful and the block is always warm and very clean. Our only negative was the attitude of the warden, he was very bossy and rude and his overall presence was a bit scary. He was always waiting for someone to step out of line so he could give them a good telling off!!! Shame really as we like the site but his attitude has put us off.

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Reviewed on 04/10/2021 22:34

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Lovely little site

Shawsmead Club Campsite
Stayed here for 2 nights on our ‘tour of Wales’. Lovely quiet, small site, nestled in rolling green countryside with plenty of wildlife around (including red kites!). Sheltered location out of the wind with lots of hardstandings. Wardens very warm and friendly and not excessively ‘COVID-phobic’ (unlike some others we have encountered in Wales). Restriction were properly applied here, but not in a way that made your stay uncomfortable. Easy drive to New Quay and other picturesque spots on the the nearby coastline. Great for a peaceful break from the ‘rat race’ but we would imagine it would be unsuitable for families with young children. I’m sure we’ll be back!

iareed

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Reviewed on 28/09/2021 09:35

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Telephone:
01545 580423

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Before you travel

Ahead of your arrival onsite, please check our Before you travel webpage (camc.com/beforeyoutravel) for key information about roadworks or diversions and any site works that may be underway.

With our campsites busier than ever right now, we'd really appreciate your support with a few things to help everyone have a safe and enjoyable stay. Please be mindful of site arrival times (as they do vary), keep children and pets close by and within sight, and ensure you keep your speed below 5mph. Thank you!