Why aren’t there more campfire campsites?

I spend a lot of time (no, really A LOT) combing through the internet for campsites that allow campfires. Occasionally, I come across one I haven’t seen before but mostly I am seeing the same places coming up.  It never ceases to amaze me.  I know I’m a tad on the obsessive side on the subject but surely most people enjoy a campfire? Continue reading

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Campsite Review Updated – Beeches Farm, Chepstow, Forest of Dean.

 A slope. Every campsite should have one.

Where: Beeches Farm, Nr Chepstow, Forest of Dean

How much: £6 per adult, £4 per child, under 3’s free.  £2 per dog per visit!

Campfires:  In stone fire pits or very strurdy braziers, free.

Wood: Sold at reception

Types of camping: Tents, campervans, caravans, motorhomes.  Electric Hook up available.

Facilties: Toilet and shower block with indoor and outdoor washing up facilities.

The Review: Continue reading

Beeches Farm Campsite, Chepstow, South Wales

Fires and Views!!

http://www.beechesfarmcampsite.co.uk

Waking on a rainy morning, opening the doors of the van to the sight of clouds wrapped around the thick woods of the hills opposite and sinking down into the Wye Valley. Now that’s what camping is all about.Not much else at the site but, wow, what great views!

Views!!

Beeches Farm also provides great stone circled fire pits and sells logs and kindling. There is walking access to the woods from the campsite. And nearby is Tintern Abbey, a ruined Abbey famous from Wordsworth’s lovely ditty. The facilities at last visit were adequate, nothing to rave about but did the job. A lovely, simple campsite, one of my favourites.