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Based in North Wales and boasting stunning views of the unspoilt Welsh countryside, including Cardigan Bay and the Snowdonia National Park, Shell Island is one of Europe's largest Campsites. Catering for all the family and with excellent facilities, Shell Island will make your camping experience one to remember.
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one of the nicest camp sites I ever been to, very good to chill out and relax, I have only been once but defo going again soon with friends. you can find your own spot near trees beach friends etc I would recommend any day
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amazing place no marked out pitches just go off and find your own little piece rural bliss ,lots of taps and toilets dotted around i have only been out of school holiday times i imagine its very busy in the summer
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love this place, only started camping 2018 and Shell Island is the only place we have been to and we kept going back there throughout the summer, it's got everything you'll ever need in one massive camp place! Gift shop, pub, mini-mart, camping shop, and cafe/restaurant,
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Great place for both adults and kids. There’s only a couple of spots with mobile phone reception and no free WiFi access so it’s exactly what today’s kids need in a break away! Facilities are clean, warm and well maintained and there’s a cafe onsite if the weather’s that bad
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We really enjoyed going here. We went out of school time and the weather was beautiful, except for a storm one night, but that just added to the thrill. Stunning views and scenery, quiet and tranquil. You can park up where you like, and we found a very quiet spot near the toilet
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We didn't leave shell island. We climbed the sand dunes at night to watch the sun going down mine loved this. Bit chilly though so wrap up. I got up early and watched the sun come up behind the mountains also on the sand dunes. Lots of children were crabbing near the harbour when we went. There is a small park onsite. A small games room but I'd say this is for older children. The village you drive through looks nice to walk round if you get chance. We didn't. Plenty of space if you take some grass games like football etc.
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We got blown away a few weeks ago it added to the adventure just make sure your guide ropes are tight 😁 it realy is a toss of a coin with shell but have you ever seen a more beautiful sight than when you stand on the brow of the hill up by the bathrooms and look in a 360 it takes my breath away xxx
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Camp up as near to the main bathrooms as possible the security on the island are ace if there are any noisy campers phone the box and they will come straight down and sort it for you no messing about on my most recent trip we had them out they were great about asking people to turn there music down after 11 x
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Are caravans allowed
No sadly they don’t have the amenities for caravans only campers and tents xx
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It’s mostly camping, but they do have chalets.
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"behide a tree lol"
"Take a tent"
"Drive around all over before you pitch. Check tide time before setting off as high tide sometimes cuts road off."
"We were only there for Sunday lunch"
"Avoid at all costs."
United KingdomWalesNorth WalesSnowdonia National ParkLlanbedr
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