Can you go camping with a dog?

Yes, you can go camping with your dog! Many campsites and caravan parks welcome well-behaved dogs, and may have extra facilities such as enclosed fields for running around, dog wash showers and poo bins. You'll be expected to keep your dog on the lead around the site, and not disturb other campers. We recommend you check with each campsite about site restrictions for dogs beforehand. Wild or free camping without the landowner's permission is not allowed in Wales.

A lot of campsites are on farmland so please be aware of livestock and be sure to follow the Dog Walking Code.

Before you go camping for the first time, make sure your pet is used to sleeping in a tent or caravan. Bring their favourite blankets, towels, bowls and treats, and sealable tubs for their food.

Whichever site you choose to stay at, you'll find plenty to do nearby. Check out the local dog-friendly pubs, dog-friendly beaches and dog-friendly attractions in Wales. 

northDog-friendly campsites in North Wales

North Wales is a fantastic destination for camping with dogs. It offers a variety of dog-friendly campsites with stunning natural beauty, heritage sites and plenty of space for your canine companions to explore.

Trawsdir Touring & Camping Park, Barmouth

It's all about the views at Trawsdir Touring & Camping Park (5*). This family-run park overlooks Cardigan Bay, so expect some amazing sunsets, and you might even see the resident dolphins. Pet-friendly features include a dog walking field and waste bins.

ParcFarm Caravan Park, Llanarmon yn Ial

ParcFarm Caravan Park (4*) offers caravan and touring holidays in the beautiful Clwydian Range & Dee Valley National Landscape. The site has a heated swimming pool, clubhouse, family entertainment and a dog walking area. There are loads of walks nearby to explore with your canine companion.

Plas Farm Caravan & Lodge Park, Betws-yn-Rhos

In the middle of the countryside, but close to the coast, Plas Farm Caravan & Lodge Park (5*) is ideal for a quiet getaway. The site welcomes well-behaved hounds and asks that dogs are kept on leads around the site. There's a children's play area, good facilities, dog walking trail and dog poo bins on site. Certain areas are restricted.

Bolmynydd Camping Park, Llanbedrog

Family-run Bolmynydd Camping Park (5*) has pitches for tents, camper vans and motorhomes, with great views over the sea. The friendly site included a dog exercise area, dog bins, excellent facilities and an on-site shop. Llanbedrog Beach is nearby.

southDog-friendly campsites in South Wales

South Wales is an excellent choice for camping with your dog. The region boasts a variety of dog-friendly campsites, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable experience for both you and your canine companion.

Cwmcarn Forest Glamping & Campsite, Caerphilly

A relaxing woodland retreat, Cwmcarn Forest Glamping & Campsite has three glamping pods available for pet owners, plus tent and caravan / motorhome pitches. The area is full of woodland paths, mountain bike trails, and has an on-site adventure playground and Visitor Centre.

  • Local attractions: Cwmcarn Forest, Caerphilly, Newport.
  • Price: Pods - from £50 per night, pets £3.50 per night, pitches - from £25 per night.

Pont Kemys Caravan & Camping Park, Abergavenny

Pont Kemys Caravan & Camping Park (5*) is a family-run park in a peaceful location, with good access to local towns, nearby pubs and attractions. They have a separate dog exercise area, adults only camping area, and accessible facilities.

Our Welsh Caravan & Camping, Bridgend

Head to the hills above Bridgend to a campsite on a working sheep farm. Our Welsh Caravan & Camping (4*) allows well-behaved dogs on leads on the site. While there isn't a dedicated walking area on site, there are plenty of public footpaths to explore nearby.

midDog-friendly camping in Mid Wales

Mid Wales and West Wales are known for their beautiful beaches, outdoor activities, and dog-friendly facilities, making it an ideal destination for camping with dogs.

Silver Fern Glamping, Aberystwyth

Fancy staying in a luxury shepherd's hut? Stargazing while lying in a roll-top bath, sipping something bubbly? Silver Fern Glamping believe your pets should share this experience as well, so their site is very dog-friendly. Well-behaved dogs are welcome in Bracken, King or Hart huts, which have enclosed gardens, and there's a small off-lead area onsite as well. Please bring their bedding and keep them on-lead around the site. The site is adults only, so absolutely perfect for a bit of peace and quiet.

Fforest Fields Caravan & Camping Park, Builth Wells

12 acres of rural Radnorshire heaven, Fforest Fields Caravan & Camping Park (5*) has everything you need to recharge and relax. Two pets are allowed to stay with you, and they must be under control and on leads on site. It's a quiet, family-friendly place - so you can enjoy the abundant wildlife, go fishing, explore the farm or paddleboarding on their lakes in peace. Or head out and enjoy one of the many miles of local footpaths.

westDog-friendly campsites in West Wales

Mid Wales is popular for countryside and coastal camp sites - there's loads of independent towns and villages to explore, national trails and wide open spaces.

Argoed Meadow Caravan and Camping Site, Cenarth

Argoed Meadow Caravan and Camping Site (4*) is right on the banks of the wildlife-filled River Teifi, near Cenarth Falls. Dogs are welcome on site, but must be kept on the lead. The family-friendly site has pitches for touring caravans, tents and camper vans. There's an award winning wash block with accessible facilities.

Tretio Caravan & Camping Park

Experience the peace and natural beauty of Pembrokeshire at Tretio Caravan & Camping Park (4*). Overlooking the countryside, the family-friendly park has fabulous views. The coast just a short walk away. Dogs and cats are allowed on the site, on a lead, as long as you let the park know in advance. There are accessible facilities, dog bins, a children's play area, and a 9 hole pitch & putt golf course (bring your own clubs and balls).

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