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Dino Trail.......

Can you help find the hidden Dinosaur??

If you're looking for something a little bit different to do during your stay with us here at , then why not head on over to the National Slate Museum in Llanberis.  Over the summer holidays they are holding a Dino Trail!  Yes that's right, the want you to help them find the hidden dinosaur.

All you need to do is follow the family friendly trial around the slate museum to find out where the dinosaur is hiding!

It was last spotted at the National Museum in Cardiff, where it was protecting its young at the dinosaur babies exhibition.  All of a sudden, it has decided to go off and explore the rest of Wales, stopping off at all the other museums along the way!

At the moment it is the turn of the National Slate museum in Llanberis.  So if you have little ones who would love to go on a dino hunt, why not take them along.  And the best part is, it's free!  Yes,that's right, it won't cost you a penny to take part!

If you manage to find all the numbers in the trail then you can also win a prize!

Whilst you're there, why not have a look around and learn about how they used to mine the slate and then transport it to where it was going!  There is lots to do and learn here, so why not make a day of it!  

So just head for the National Slate Museum, Llanberis, LL55 4TY, less than an hours drive from Garreg Goch Caravan Park!

Holiday Homes to Hire

Are you looking for that last minute get away, but not quite sure where you want to go??  Then look no further!  Here at Garreg Goch we are the ideal place for that perfect Holiday!

                                                                                                                                                  Our Hire Fleet caravans are like your home away from home, containing everything you could possibly need for your holiday!  We have a limited number of two and three bedroom caravans available to hire so the whole family can come, and yes that does include the dog too!!  Our caravans range from Platinum through to Pet Friendly.  We also have an Access Plus caravan which is suitable for people in wheelchairs or families with young children.

We are only a 10 minute walk from Black Rock Sands, with miles of sandy beach that stretches from the picturesque town of Harlech up to Criccieth and beyond.  Black Rock Sands is a pet friendly beach all year which means that you beloved pet can enjoy a run on the beach anytime!  If you time your visit right to the beach with the tides, you will be able to drive on to the beach which means you don't have to carry everything for miles from the car!

To finish off the day, why not head back to park and enjoy one of the stunning sunsets that North Wales has to offer from the comfort of your holiday home!!


We still have some statics available for selected dates in July and August, so why not pick up the phone and call us today 01766 512210 to book your last minute getaway!  Or visit our website www.garreggochpark.co.uk where you can book online!

Woodland Walks in North Wales

Llyn Mair

Tucked away, surrounded by beautiful woodland, and only a 15/20 minute drive away from Garreg Goch Caravan Park lies Llyn Mair.  A beautiful lake hidden in the Vale of Ffestiniog, located between Maentwrog and Rhyd.  Llyn Mair is said to have been created by the Victorian slate baron, W. E. Oakley, as a birthday gift for his daughter, Mair.  The woodland that surrounds this lake comprises much of Coedydd Maentwrog, a designated Special Area of Conservation.

The Coed Llyn Mair nature reserve makes up the largest section of the Coedydd Maentwrog, stretching from Llyn Mair up to and around the Ffestiniog Railway's station at Tan -y - Bawlch.

Llyn Mair is home to a wealth of wildlife and insects including Herons, Ospreys, Damselfly and Dragonfly.  During the summer months the water lilies are a sight to behold!

You can while away the day sitting on one of the many benches situated all around the lake.  Why not take a picnic with you, as there are several picnic benches too, and enjoy the peace and quiet whilst having a bite to eat!

There are several trails for you to follow.  You can follow the trail around the lake, winding through the woodland, bringing you to the edge of the lake.  If you follow this all the way around, you will eventually come to a little waterfall by a lovely little cottage.  This brings you back onto the road, where you can walk back around to the car park; unless you walk back through the trees to where you started from!

There are clearly marked footpaths all through the woodland.  The Coed Llyn Mair nature trail runs for around 400 meters and ascends quite steeply over a series of steps that lead to Tan y Bwlch train station.

Llyn Mair is just one of many beautiful locations within close proximity to us here at Garreg Goch Caravan Park, Porthmadog, that provide scenic walks for all abilities.

If you are a lover of walks, or simply just like to be close to nature, we are the ideal base for your next holiday.  After a day out walking, why not head back to your rented holiday home, or your own touring caravan/motorhome, have a nice relaxing shower and put your feet up whilst enjoying a lovely homemade cake from Henllan Bakery and a tipple or two from the local brewery in Porthmadog (soon to be stocked in our on-site shop!)

Our office is open daily from 9am until 7pm, so why not book your next holiday with us now and pay a visit to this magical, beautiful place!

01766 512210 - info@garreggochcaravanpark.co.uk - garregogchpark.co.uk 

Statics for Sale

Second Hand Static For Sale

Do you return year after year to one particular place for your holidays because you love it that much?  If this sounds like you, have you ever thought of owning your own holiday home?  If the answer is no, then maybe it is time to think again.

Here at Garreg Goch we are pleased to announce that we have a lovely second hand static caravan available for sale.  Ideally sited in a much sought after area on our park, this caravan comes already sited with a lovely walk way decking.

2011 Swift Bordeaux 38 x 12 2 bed


 This caravan comes with a spacious living room with sofa bed and separate dining table.

It also has a spacious kitchen with in built oven and hob but NO microwave or fridge.

There is plenty of storage space in this caravan, not just in the lounge and kitchen, but also in the main bedroom too, which also has it's own en-suite toilet!  An advantage of being 38ft long and only 2 bed.

This caravan comes with 6 years on site, decking and site fees included until May 2018.

We are a quiet, pet friendly park in North Wales that has no clubhouse or cafe, just a small shop that sells all your essential needs (or most of them!) We are only a 10 minute walk to a dog friendly beach which stretches for miles with Criccieth Castle in one direction and Harlech Castle in the other.

If this sounds like the ideal starter caravan for you then why not give our office a call on 01766 512210 where you can arrange a visit to the site.  Our office is open daily until 7pm.

Touring Caravan Holidays

 Garreg Goch Caravan Park

We have touring pitches available over the next couple of weeks so if you are looking for that last minute getaway in your motorhome or touringcaravan then why not give us a call on 01766 512210.
We are a quiet park with no clubhouse or cafe, just a small shop that sells all your essential needs. We are only a 10 minute walk to a dog friendly beach which stretches for miles with Criccieth Castle in one direction and Harlech Castle in the other.

Our office is open daily so why not give us a call and one of our friendly team will be happy to help

Hard Standing Pitches.  16amp Electric Supply, Night Light, Water And Waste Water Facilities

All our prices are fully inclusive - there are no hidden extras!

The Beautiful Black Rock Sands Beach - Just A Short Walk Away From Garreg Goch Caravan Park
You can check availability by going on-line at www.garreggochpark.co.uk or give one of our friendly staff a call on 01766 512 210
and we will do our best to look after you.
So go on give us a call or go on-line now to treat
yourself to a relaxing and well earned break

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Tel: 01766 512210 

Spring Bank Holiday Fun

BBQ time at Garreg Goch....................

Bank Holiday weekend had arrived which meant it was BBQ time!  On Friday afternoon we had a trial run with the BBQ (have to make sure it's in good working order of course!) so we didn't waste anytime on Sunday.  With that done we were able to concentrate on everything else, like making sure we had enough burgers and sausages!

It was a good job we were not having the BBQ on Saturday as the weather wasn't very nice.  We definitely chose the right day with Sunday!

The day started out a bit overcast and looking like it wasn't going to be very nice weather.  By the time lunchtime came around, the weather had started to change and it was time to get the gazebo and BBQ out.

With Ian in charge of the rest of the staff, we had the gazebo up in no time(with a little help from a passing customer, and lots of laughs and giggles from the staff too!)  It took us less time than we thought to get it up.  With the gazebo in place it was time to get the BBQ out.

Once the BBQ was in place, it was time to get everything else out, from drinks, crisps and sweets to the raffle prizes and the bingo machine!

By this point the sun had come out and it had turned into a lovely afternoon.

The staff were raring to go so it was time to light the BBQ.

It wasn't long before owners and customers were turning up with deck chairs and blankets in tow.  With the burgers and sausages on the go, they were starting to queue.  Rob did a fantastic job cooking and managed to keep up with the demand for food.

It was down to Anne and Ian to sell the drinks and sweets and raffle tickets, and they did a very good job too, keeping track of who wanted what and how many raffle tickets.

We had a good range of raffle prizes, some of which had been very kindly donated by our owners, which gave us a total of 21 prizes!

As always, Bingo went down really well, although i think i was a bit optimistic thinking everyone was going to play 6 games at Full House!  The first two games took a little while, and what with me not being able to shout very well, well, you can imagine what it was like!  We gave up on the full houses and played for a line instead.  I think everyone much preferred this (so now we know for next time!)

All in all a good afternoon was had by all.  It was a good practice run for our next one during the summer.  A total of £93.00 was raised for the Welsh Air Ambulance, and that was just from the raffle and bingo!  This will be added to the £117.00 from Easter along with any other monies raised throughout the year and presented to the Welsh Air Ambulance at the end of the year.

If you have any suggestions on what you would like to see/ have at the next BBQ fun day then please just pop into the office and let us know.

I would just like to say a very big THANK YOU to Anne, Ian and Rob, the staff here at Garreg Goch for all their hard work on Sunday afternoon in making it a successful afternoon.

Here's to the next one in August................................................................................

Just arrived on site:

35 X 12 2 BED
Sited on pitch 6 in the Paddock

".....this caravan proves that value for money shouldn't have to mean compromising on style, quality or comfort......"

The generous lounge features fixed wrap around seating and comes with matching decor.  

The kitchen comes with a fitted cooker and hood, and also comes with an integrated fridge / freezer.

It also has ample storage space, which really sets it apart from other holiday homes.


Double Glazing
Central Heating
Integrated Fridge Freezer
Ample Storage Space
TV Point in Master Bedroom
Externally Vented Cooker Hood with Light
External Light
Coffee Table
Vaulted Ceilings throughout



12 Year Licence from New

Season 1st March until 10th January

If you would like any more information regarding the 2017 Victory Coaster, or if you would like to make an appointment to come and have a look around, simply call our friendly office team where we will be happy to help.

We are ideally situated, with the Welsh mountains and hills to one side and the beautiful shores of Black Rock Sands to the other, what more could you ask for in a site?!  The scenery in this area is spectacular with majestic mountains, rolling sheep dotted hills, forests and winding rivers.  Looking back from the hills the coastline is magnificent with its sheltered bays and wide sandy beaches which are perfect for bathing and water sports.

01766 512210