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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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We have just got back from shell island again! Went for 1 night and stopped for 2 ! The views are amazing and it is just a beautiful calming place . We had trouble in the wind getting tent up and a lovely lady and daughter came and helped, so thankyou for that. The staff there
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My 5 year old son and I decided to join a small group of families at Shell Island. We were very impressed by the simplistic layout and fantastic weather. A good variety of beaches, amazing views of Snowdonia
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went for the weekend very nice and enjoyable relaxing time views are amazing and on site theirs shower blocks plenty of toilets around which are very clean and tidy laundrette supermarket camping shop and gift shop also if u haven't got your phone charger with you ,you can
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I am 13 and go pretty much every year. This year our friends and family will be coming and going through ought the week but altogether there will be about 30 of us !!! (not all at once!!) It is only 27 days untill we go, you can tell how excited I am. The views are absolutely
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We've just got back from a weekend here, I love the place been coming for 6 years and this must be our 8th time. Love the space and privacy and the fact you have different choices where to camp. The views are spectacular and the beach is spotless and picture perfect, the weather
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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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Do they have chalets or is it just camping
It’s mostly camping, but they do have chalets.
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"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."
"Chose the people around with care"
United KingdomWalesNorth WalesSnowdonia National ParkLlanbedr
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