Riverside Touring Park (REF : XRS)

Old Church Road, Betws-y-Coed, Conwy, LL24 0AL, Wales

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Ideal for ...

  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays
  • Walking

Why stay here ...

Riverside Touring Park is set within the heart of North Wales, in the laid back village of Betws-y-Coed. The village has remained popular with tourists with its range of shops, restaurants, pubs and variety of local tourist attractions. Betws-y-Coed has built on an outstanding international reputation as an attractive village in its own right and a perfect centre from which to explore the magnificent Snowdonia National Park with its many attractions. The caravan park remains in close proximity to the lakes, mountains and narrow gauge railway as well as other historic reminders of its heritage and colourful past. Please note that a railway line runs adjacent to the site.

Riverside Touring Park's unique appeal is its versatility. Those seeking relaxation - sportsmen, nature lovers, anglers, ramblers, artists, photographers and families - can all find activities of interest as the caravan site seeks to attract more visitors to its attractions.

Things to do on site ...

  • Bike hire
  • Fishing
  • Golf

Facilities on site ...

  • Baby changing facilities
  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
  • Disabled facilities: facilities for wheelchair disabled
  • Disabled shower room
  • Dishwashing area
  • Dog walk from site
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Electric hook-up
  • Family washroom
  • Gas
  • Gaz
  • Late arrivals area with electric hook-up
  • Laundry facilities
  • Motorhome service point
  • Toilet block
  • TV reception: fair
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi charge

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Supermarket notes:
There is a supermarket within 200 metres in the town.

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Directions

Turn right off the A5 (Llangollen - Betws-y-Coed) in Betws village and follow brown signs to Riverside, Railway Museum, Golf Club. The Site entrance is on the left just past the Railway Museum.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
LL24 0AL
GPS:
Lat 53.094192 / Lon -3.798541
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OS field ref:
SH797571
OS map ref:
115
Handbook map ref:
E8

Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Llandudno, Snowdonia and Llangollen
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest port: Holyhead (48 miles)
  • Nearest train station: Betws-Y-Coed
  • Train station within 5 miles

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First solo trip in my motorhome

I visited this site as my first solo trip with a motorhome. Having never camped or used a Motorhome I was relieved to find the Irish couple who welcomed me were very helpful, friendly and always willing for a chat. I had a dog with me and access to the river walk that goes into the village of Betws y Coed is easily accessed from the site and is a pleasant 10 minute walk. The gold club next door says it welcomes visitors and they do a Sunday lunch as well as snacks at other times. In the town a number of cafes and shops allow dogs and there are numerous walks from the village and maps available from the site. I didn't see any specific children friendly equipment on site but it was good to see families playing in the river. A quiet, picturesque and well located site that I will visit again - 2 nights was not enough! Thank you.

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Wet Betws?

An ‘affiliated’ C&MC site but actual part of the Morris Leisure group. The site is accessed thought the Morris static site village and the touring site at the bottom end of the site. Large hardstanding pitches, half being fully serviced. Site is adjacent to golf course and a gate at the bottom end of the site provides access to the circular public riverside footpath between the golf course and the river Conway, good for walking dogs. Morris’s high stand of very clean amenities block, TV reception poor but each EHU has TV point which does give good quality. Wi-Fi is available at a cost of £ 5. 00/48 hours, village cafes provide free connection? 5 minute walk takes you to the touristy Betws-Y-Coed village with numerous tourist shops and cafes, couple of small Spar type supermarkets. The site is only 30m above sea level but the Snowdonia Mountains dominate the site and are the reason for the heavy rainfall that averages over 1m/annum making the area one of the wettest in Wales! An easy 4 ½ mile bike ride along the quite B5106 takes you to the next village of Llanrwst which has local shops a bakers and a couple of butches. The road takes you past the ancient Gwydr castle which is worth a visit. Overall nice spacious site, wonderful mountain scenery, wet weather gear recommended!
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Ideal New Year break !

Our first try at a New Year 3 night break. This site was ideal ! And fully booked whilst we were there.. Excellent location, close to Betws (and its railway station) where all shops and cafes were open on New Years Eve and New Years day. Great base for short easy walks along the river into Betws or the more adventurous walkers. The toilet block was warm and clean and very well maintained. Couple of tips when visiting this Riverside site. (And not in the control of the site) This is quiet peaceful spot but if you don't want to wake early with the train hoots (7 am) then take earplugs.Also it is next to a sewage farm so can be pongy even when its cold !. Finally, the drinking water here tastes awful, even when boiled, and the bottled water in local shops is cheekily overpriced so plan ahead and take your own.

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A Jewel in Snowdonia

I have just returned from a week at this camp site. I was most impressed by the cleanliness of the whole site from the toilet and shower block to the entrance and surrounds of the pitches. We were greeted by two very friendly wardens and given our pitch number - no having to drive around looking for a free pitches per other Club sites. The shop onsite is well appointed and they have a selection of walks in the area available for a nominal fee of 10p - we completed the walk to Llan Elsi on Sunday - a hike up the hill but definitely worth the effort as the scenery is spectacular as it is in all of the surrounding areas. The village of Betws-y-Coed is a five minute walk through the train station and the village is full of independent shops and cafes and hotels. We had a couple of meals in The Royal Oak in the grill room and would defiantly recommend it for service and value. The towns of Portmerion, Llanberis- at the foot of Snowden, Porthmadog and Conway are all easily accessible from the campsite with plenty to see and if you were visiting in Spring I would recommend a visit to Bodnant Gardens (National Trust). We were lucky with the weather however there is still plenty to do indoors. The trains passing did make some noise but we got used to them - they only run during the week not on weekends. I would highly recommend this site and I look forward to returning again at a different time of the year. Well done to all those involved in maintaining it.
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Lovely Site - fab location

We stayed here last Easter for four days and had a wonderful time. The site was clean and in walking distance of the village so perfect for exploring this beautiful area. Well worth the drive
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Site contact details

Telephone:
01690 710310
Email:
riverside@morris-leisure.co.uk