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Cwmcarn Forest

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Address: Forest Drive, Cwmcarn, Wales
Phone Number:
+44 1495 272001

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Pod Camping and Cwncarn Forest

The three of us spent an overnight stay Pod Camping at Cwmcarn Forest Drive. Each Pod has a heater and twin socket for electricals. There are toilets and showers on site with a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The three of us spent an overnight stay Pod Camping at Cwmcarn Forest Drive. Each Pod has a heater and twin socket for electricals. There are toilets and showers on site with a room with washing machine, dryer and microwave. A great time in our POD, lovely and warm and giving us a real feel for the great outdoors.

Thank MarkGWalsall
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Location ok...wouldn't say the site is 4 stars...more like 2/3. Facilities all worked but could do with being updated. No warden on site so if there's a problem at night not sure what your meant to do. The fuse tripped but we couldn't access it to turn it back on had to wait until the morning when someone appeared...luckily we... More 

Thank Moodymum12
Newport, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Cwmcarn Forest Park is situated in one of the prettiest areas of Welsh woodland. Recently, a lot of work has been going on to cut down diseased trees in the valley, but this has not detracted from the overall beauty and accessibility of the many walks and cycle tracks available. With mountain bike tracks to suit every range of ability,... More 

Thank Glyn W
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87 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Been riding here for over ten years. The track has evolved year on year and is a good test for any rider. It's got a good gradient to drop down and some big gaps if you want to hit them. The uplift is efficient and keeps the bikes in one piece. Hopefully the forestry and council will let a few... More 

Thank DNOD111
Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Great location with fabulous walks surrounded by beautiful scenery. The pod we stayed in was more than adequate for us and our 2 dogs and the cafe does a top class full English. Will definitely stay again.

Thank Steven L
Crosskeys, south wales United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

good food at a reasonable price. fantastic views and great walks. even though the scenic drive is closed you can still walk mostly everywhere whilst the forestry commission feel the diseased trees

Thank Steve G
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
20 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

Great surroundings, enjoyable MTB ride. A place to 100% return. Shame the top trail of Twrch is closed, but the man made diversion is almost a sheer drop, GREAT thrill. In summery, Cwmcarn has good climbs along with fast flowing descents.

Thank Andy C
Leeds, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Stayed as a family of 4- 2 adults and 2 kids aged 10 and 8. We are from Leeds and needed to go to Wales and found this place by accident. I'm really glad we did as it is definately somewhere we will revisit even though it's quite a trek for us!! We booked a large glamping pod and had... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Easy to find beautiful location set in the woodland mountain yet not far from Newport town. Good parking for those that bring bikes or prefer to try the many walks of varying time and difficulties. The gift shop has a good selection of Welsh gifts and information on the area. The cafe is reasonable and of good quality. The staff... More 

Thank NormaJulie
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed over night in one of the glamping pods and I was pleasantly surprised, we stayed in the smaller pod as that was all that was left when I booked, 2 adults a teenager and our small dog. Inside was a light plug socket and a heater. Outside each pod has a picnic bench and a stand for a... More 

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