South Lodge Campsite, Cardiff 7th – 9th September

A new site for 2018, the site is located to the West of Cardiff close to Culverhouse Cross. We have booked this site as it coincides with the St. Fagans Food Festival.

The site itself is located within some beautiful grounds shared with but seperate from a 5 van Certificated Site that the site is named from.

St Fagans Food Festival

8 & 9 September 2018, 10am-5pm
Cost Free
Suitability All

A firm favourite in the St Fagans calendar – our Food Festival brings together the finest local producers and mixes them up with a feast of family fun and foodie treats.

With apples in the orchards, pigs in the pigsties, and fires in the hearths – see the Museum come to life with the traditional tastes of Wales as well as a few more exotic flavours.

These are some of the traders to look forward to this year:

Gwalia Square: Bwydiful, Flour’d Up, Mr Croquewich, Puckin’ Poutine, Samosaco, The Spanish Buffet

Food Halls: Blaenafon Cheddar Company, Graffeg, Leaf and Petal, Magic Knife, SA Sauces, Samosaco, Taffy’s Treats, Welsh Cheese Company

Hendrewen Lane: Little Grandma’s Kitchen, Pettigrew Bakeries, The Chocolate Brownie Company

Cilewent Corner: Glam Lamb, Grazing Shed, Meat and Greek

Bar Area: Cava Van, Gin & Fizz Bar, Tomos a Lilford, Williams Brothers Cider

Last weekend at Pembrey THS

It’s the last weekend of our Summer THS at Pembrey Country Park this weekend, there plenty going on within the park grounds, on Saturday is the Llandyfaelog Show and then on Sunday the opening stage of the Tour of Britain starts right here in the park.

Please be aware that there is no vehicular access to and from the park between 7am and 2pm on the Sunday

Rules and Regulations

With the camping season now in full swing we would like to take this opportunity to remind all members and their guests of the guidance for meets and temporary holiday sites, as it says, a short guidance for meets to ensure all our members and their guests have a pleasant break away.

To read the document click on this link –  Guidance for Meets and THS’s

Barn Dance@Upper Park Farm, Nr Porthcawl Saturday July 7th

We will be camping at Upper Park Farm, Stormy Down, Porthcawl, CF32 0NR from Friday 6th July through to Sunday 8th July, this is a nice big slightly sloping field that has fresh water and an elsan point. As well as the usual camping we will be holding a Barn Dance/Disco on Saturday night in an actual barn(bails around the edges but no straw on the floor this year), so come on down to Upper Park Farm at Stormy Down and join in the fun(dressing up optional).

We look forward to seeing you at Upper Park Farm

£9.00 per unit per night

Dexters Barn Cancelled due to the condition of the field

THIS WEEKEND 20th – 22nd April we will no longer be at Dexters due to field conditions. So Rachel has worked her magic again and come up with Parc Cwm Darran, Bargoed CF81 9NR instead. It’s a stunning location with EHU(17 available so first come first served), toilets and showers, beautiful walks, cafe open 7 days per week. Nice and quiet for a relaxing time £14.50

Urgent Announcement – Change of Venues


This weekend SOUTH LODGE has been cancelled due to the condition of the field. So we are at DAN-YR-OGOF Showcaves instead where we will have  hardstanding, electric, showers, etc. The Showcaves along with all the attractions will be open this weekend.

Also 27-29th April ROOKLANDS has been cancelled also due to the condition of the field. So we will be at PARC BRYN BACHinstead where there will also be hardstanding, electric, toilets, etc.

Apologies for any inconvenience this might cause, if you know of anyone who might miss this announcement, please let them know.

Emailing Photos

If any of you have any camping related photos or videos from recent or past DA meets that you think would be suitable for our Gallery pages please email them to us at and we will put them onto the Gallery page for you.