Top Camping Sites in the Wye Valley
The Wye Valley is an Area of Outstanding Natural beauty straddling the border between England and Wales. From the mystical ruins of Tintern Abbey to canoeing the River Wye’s meandering course, it’s easy to see why this is such a hotspot for staycations.
If you’re planning a family holiday, or even just a couples’ trip away, camping in the Wye Valley is a fantastic way to explore the area. In this post, we’ve listed the top camping sites in the Wye Valley for you to use as your base. So grab your bike, boots or just a good book, and get ready to take in the wonders of this rural escape.
5 of the best Wye Valley camping sites
1. Great House Farm Luxury Pods
Run by the Jones family, there are three glamping pods at Great House Farm Luxury Pods with fitted kitchens and bathrooms. As well as luxury camping, this small campsite also offers a self-catering farmhouse if you’d prefer. Facilities are modern and dogs are allowed, and there are even hot tubs for you to soak in after a hard day’s hike. Fish in the River Wye or wander up Twyn y Garth – the choice is yours.
2.White House on Wye Glamping
If you’re looking for something a little more unusual, White House on Wye Glamping is for you. Located just across the border in Hereford, there are 6 tipis on-site with space for 4-5 people. Each one is kitted out with contemporary fittings and while bathroom and kitchen facilities are shared, you’ll have your own indoor heater and fire pit for BBQs. Pick apples and blackberries onsite in the late summer/autumn, or amble along the mile-long stretch of the River Wye that winds through the campsite.
3. Highlands Holidays Monmouth
From grass camping pitches to an Orchard Wagon equipped with double-bed, Highlands Holidays Monmouth has something for everyone. You’ll be surrounded by woodland and there’s a river for you to explore too. The site is also within walking distance of some excellent country pubs and all the pitches here are dog-friendly. Facilities at this Wye Valley campsite are modern, but there’s nonetheless space for a campfire. Peace and quiet are virtually guaranteed.
4. Forest and Wye Valley Camping Site
Climb the rocks of Symonds Yat, explore Goodrich Castle, or just take in your surroundings from Forest and Wye Valley Camping Site. Facilities are excellent at this small family-run site, and there’s even a glamping pod for hire if that’s more your scene. If you’re lucky, you might even spy some pygmy goats on-site.
5. Haywood Farm Caravan and Camping Park
Activities at Haywood Farm Park include a games room and small football pitch for kids looking to burn off energy. You’ll be camping on 7 acres of parkland set next to glorious woodland, all within walking distance of a village shop and pub. You’ll have everything you need to camp in comfort and there are lots of activities nearby to keep you entertained. Whether you enjoy a game of golf or you’d like to try your hand at fishing, you certainly won’t be bored. Raglan Castle is also worth a visit, as is picturesque Ledbury.
Not sure these camping sites in the Wye Valley are right for you? No problem. You can browse a whole host of places to stay on our blog, from farm holiday cottages to some of the best caravan sites in Wales.