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Cwmcarn Forest Glamping & Campsite

  • Visit Wales Listed Accommodation
Cwmcarn Forest Campsite

Cwmcarn Forest Campsite

Camping pitches at Cwmcarn Forest
Cwmcarn Forest Campsite

Touring & Camping Park with 27 pitches £10 ptpn

Nantcarn Road,
Nr Crosskeys,
NP11 7FA



Nantcarn Road,
Nr Crosskeys,
NP11 7FA


For tranquil overnight stays, Cwmcarn Forest is close enough to retreat to yet feels like a million miles away. The site comprises of a campsite, glamping pods and lodges along with visitor centre, adventure playground, walking trails, mountain bike trails and lake with picnic area.

Nestled in the forest floor are ten glamping pods, our furnished pods have a contemporary décor and comfortable double beds along with a mini fridge, kettle, refreshment tray, electricity and heater. Pods sleep 2 adults and 2 children with an additional small charge per set of bunk beds per night, if required.
Non furnished pods are available for 2-4 people, where you can bring your own camping gear and do your own thing, you can also bring your dog too as we have two pet friendly pods! You’ll still be cosy and warm with the provided heater and electricity.

Cwmcarn’s four grass pitches are level, landscaped and well maintained throughout the year and are available for tent sizes up to six man (please call to confirm). There are an additional three hardstanding pitches suitable for caravans and motorhomes.Use of the 4 star Visit Wales graded shower and toilet facilities along with laundry, kitchen and chemical waste disposal are all included and just a stone’s throw from tent pitches. Electric hook up is available.

Gear up or wind down, the choice is yours; choose from adrenaline fuelled mountain bike trails and water activities or enjoy a stroll around one of the many walking trails and grab a cuppa at Raven’s Café.

Situated just a 15 minute drive from J28 of the M4.

Children welcomeSnacks/afternoon teaFishingChildren's outdoor play areaDogs/pets accepted by arrangementWiFi or internet accessShowers availableSingle sex groups NOT acceptedChemical toilet disposal facilitiesDish washing facilitiesDrinking waterHeated shower blockBarbecueBreakfast availableElectric hookupFlush toilets (with lighting)

Children welcome from any age.


Plan route to Cwmcarn Forest Glamping and Campsite using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: ST 247931  Lat: 51.63594 Long: -3.11500

By Road:
9 miles/15 minutes from Junction 28 of the M4, follow signs to Risca on A467 then follow brown & white direction signs.

By Public Transport:
The nearest train station is Crosskeys, approximately a 15 minute walk from the Visitor Centre.
Transport for Wales -
Traveline Cymru – Journey Planning Wales

The most convenient bus stops are on Silver Street situated on Twyncarn Road in Pontywaun. These are on the main entrance road to Cwmcarn Forest.

Caerphilly County Borough bus timetables:


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Snacks/afternoon teaSnacks/afternoon tea
  • FishingFishing
  • Children's outdoor play areaChildren's outdoor play area
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • Showers availableShowers available
  • Single sex groups NOT acceptedSingle sex groups NOT accepted
  • Chemical toilet disposal facilitiesChemical toilet disposal facilities
  • Dish washing facilitiesDish washing facilities
  • Drinking waterDrinking water
  • Heated shower blockHeated shower block
  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Breakfast availableBreakfast available
  • Electric hookupElectric hookup
  • Flush toilets (with lighting)Flush toilets (with lighting)

Children welcome from any age.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesEntrance to reception
    • YesPublic toilet
  • YesBaby changing facilities


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 4
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift
  • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
    • YesGluten free (coeliac)
    • YesVegetarian