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Tips to keep cool while camping

Tips to keep cool while camping

With the heatwave impending it is important that you keep cool and comfortable whilst camping. Now, it’s quite rare that we say that, but there is nothing worse than trying to sleep in extreme heat. Battling with the heat doesn’t need to be a struggle. With just a few...

Why You Should Visit North Wales This Summer

Why You Should Visit North Wales This Summer

Are you planning a getaway this summer? North Wales is the ideal holiday location full of great activities, which will ensure you make memories that will last a lifetime. North Wales is very close to Henstent Holiday Park if you are looking for somewhere to stay, why...

Easter Holidays – Is it Too Early For Camping?

Easter Holidays – Is it Too Early For Camping?

In the UK the weather is very unpredictable, especially with the changing of seasons. As a result, this can leave huge gaps in between camping trips which can be disheartening if you’re a camping enthusiast like us! As spring is finally upon us camping lovers are...

Holiday Homes are Simply The Best!

Holiday Homes are Simply The Best!

Are you considering a holiday home? Perhaps you are undecided or searching for the perfect place. We’ve put together some reasons why owning a holiday home could be the right decision for you. Read on. Impulsive getaways When you have your own holiday home you have...

Get Geared Up For Spring

Get Geared Up For Spring

The evenings are getting lighter meaning spring is just around the corner. So there is no time like the present to get geared up ready for your next camping adventure - we know you’re all itching to.  Although days start getting brighter and sunnier, there is no doubt...

Reasons To Visit North Wales this Winter

Reasons To Visit North Wales this Winter

North Wales may not be your first thought when thinking of where to go in the winter months. In the off-season, you will see many attractions with reduced opening hours however, the great outdoors is never closed to visitors!  Let’s face it, nothing quite beats a...

How to keep your holiday home cosy this winter

How to keep your holiday home cosy this winter

The clocks have gone back, the evenings are darker and the nights are a lot chillier. It’s the perfect time to start thinking about levelling up the cosiness in your holiday home. Sometimes heading inside to wrap up warm can be the best feeling after a day of...

Autumn Camping Tips

Autumn Camping Tips

Summer has now drawn to an end but that doesn’t mean you have to start thinking about putting your tent away again for another year. Camping is great in autumn too! Yes, it may be a little chillier with a slightly higher chance of rain, but that doesn’t have to dampen...

What to do in Llangollen

What to do in Llangollen

A town in Wales situated on the banks of the River Dee, Llangollen has a population of around 2,500 people and is often referred to as the Garden Town due to its beautiful open spaces and a huge selection of parks and gardens. If you’re planning a visit to Llangollen,...

Why Go Camping

Why Go Camping

Camping is a great way to spend time with family and friends whilst enjoying the outdoors, appreciating nature and staying active. What better than seeing the stars before going to sleep and waking up to birdsong.  However, camping isn’t for everyone, but if you have...

Before You Go-Go: Pre-Holiday Home Checklist

Before You Go-Go: Pre-Holiday Home Checklist

A summer holiday is for most of us a rare chance to relax and enjoy time out from our busy lives, often spending time with our beloved family and friends. However, getting away can be a bit stressful if you're worried about everything you need to do before you can...

The Village Town Llangynog

The Village Town Llangynog

There is plenty of history that surrounds us at Henstent Park starting right on our doorstep. Let us guide you through the history of our small village town of Llangynog. Where it started The small village of Llangynog is named after the Celtic Saint Cynog, and stands...

Lake Vyrnwy – Walking, Picnics and So Much More

Lake Vyrnwy – Walking, Picnics and So Much More

When you’re next visiting Henstent be sure to pop on over to Lake Vyrnwy which is a great day out for walks, picnics, cycling and canoeing.  Lake Vyrnwy is approximately 20 minutes drive from Henstent and is one place you need to visit (apart from Pistyll Rhaeadr that...

Why Buy A Holiday Home In North Wales

Why Buy A Holiday Home In North Wales

Staycations are in for 2021 in light of the recent pandemic and Brexit. With the recent fantastic summer weather too it's another tick for staycations. But why choose North Wales?  There are many reasons to choose a staycation which we have listed below. Location...

Key Questions When Buying A Holiday Home

Key Questions When Buying A Holiday Home

Many more people are opting for a staycation than ever - realising there is a lot more on our doorstep than we first thought. With the unforgettable surroundings across North Wales not to mention the vast array of activities to experience there really is no reason not...

Holiday Homes on a Budget

Holiday Homes on a Budget

You’ve finally bought the holiday home of your dreams - now to furnish it. After splashing out on the new place, you may now be fixed to a tight budget to help make your holiday home yours. So, we have put together this handy list on how to make your home feel...

Snowdonia’s Most Photogenic Spots

Snowdonia’s Most Photogenic Spots

Whether you are a professional photographer, do it as a hobby, want to update your social media page or simply want to just take it all in, we have found some of the most photogenic spots in Snowdonia that are a MUST for your bucket list.  Snowdonia is a paradise for...

Essential Checks: Bringing Your Motorhome Out Of Storage

Essential Checks: Bringing Your Motorhome Out Of Storage

As coronavirus sweeps the nation we have more time to concentrate on things that we didn’t necessarily have time for before such as, decorating that tired room in the house or doing a spot of gardening. Why not use this time to make sure your motorhome is in tip-top...

Reasons to Camp Out In Your Garden

Reasons to Camp Out In Your Garden

You can still enjoy the great outdoors despite this period of isolation by camping out in your garden. Yes, we said it, garden.  Nothing beats a bit of time away from the house, but with the UK currently on lockdown it doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. Whether you're a...

How To Pack Your Backpack for Camping

How To Pack Your Backpack for Camping

It’s amazing how much you can actually fit in your backpack if it is packed correctly. However, that doesn’t mean to say you need to pack everything but the kitchen sink in it. You need to think about it carefully and only pack the essentials that you need – with any...

Things To Put on Your 2020 Bucket List

Things To Put on Your 2020 Bucket List

It’s a new year which means putting together plans for what to do this year. There’s plenty of time to be thinking about what the year will bring however, we have come up with a few places that you should put on your bucket list for 2020. Go on a Snowdonia Adventure...

Reasons Why You Should Own A Motor Home

Reasons Why You Should Own A Motor Home

Are you someone that loves spending time in the great outdoors and is always on the lookout for last minute weekend getaways? Why not look into buying your very own motor home which will give you the freedom to set off whenever and wherever you want to? Take a look at...

A Quick Guide To Camping

A Quick Guide To Camping

Camping is the perfect opportunity to explore the great outdoors without breaking the bank. To camp there are a few essentials you are going to need to take with you to make your camping experience as easy and enjoyable as possible - a long term investment if you are...

Discover Snowdonia By Bike

Discover Snowdonia By Bike

Here at Henstent Park we are always seeing visitors that are keen mountain bikers. We are situated in a perfect location by the River Tanat and are just outside Snowdonia’s National Park so finding adventure close by is easy! Our park lets you unwind and relax after a...

A Day Out To Pistyll Rhaeadr

A Day Out To Pistyll Rhaeadr

You’ve finally reached us at Henstent Park but what is there to do nearby? Apart from the village pubs which have some rather tasty food and are good for a quiet afternoon drink, there are also plenty of sights to be seen. Just a short drive away from us at Henstent...

Vote for us in the Top 100 Sites 2020!

Vote for us in the Top 100 Sites 2020!

Whether you’re here for a long or short stay, at Henstent Park, we deliver only the best experience for our guests and holiday homeowners. Leave your worries at home and enjoy yourself in our laid back and lovely environment in the Berwyn Mountain Range overlooking...

Sister Park Pale Wood Open Weekend 2019

Sister Park Pale Wood Open Weekend 2019

Pale Wood Open Day - July 20th & 21st - 10am - 4pm Our sister site, Pale Wood, is having an Open Weekend which will take place from 10am until 4pm on the 20th and 21st of July 2019. Once again they’re opening their beautiful holiday park in Mid-Wales to the...

Picturesque Dog Walks in North Wales

Picturesque Dog Walks in North Wales

We all know that when we want to go on holiday, we are reluctant to leave our furry friends behind. So when you are visiting our Holiday Park Bala, why not explore the best dog-friendly walks and picturesque paths which will ensure a perfect day out for you and your...

The Best Beauty Spots of North Wales

The Best Beauty Spots of North Wales

Are you looking for a laid back approach to exploring North Wales’ beautiful scenery? Perhaps you fancy a quiet and peaceful stroll listening to the waves crashing or birds twittering away in the trees. Not only does North Wales have plenty of activities to dive into...

Henstent 2020 Calendar Competition

Henstent 2020 Calendar Competition

Our Calendar Photography Competition 2020 is now accepting entries.  All photographs must be taken at our park; we’re keen to showcase the unique experience that Henstent holiday park offers – whether that is the stunning location of our Park, the facilities on the...

5 Places to find Peace in North Wales

5 Places to find Peace in North Wales

The modern world can be one of hustle and bustle. Many people choose to come to North Wales to escape from the stresses of big city life. We have put together a list of some lovely peaceful locations where you can reconnect with nature and earth. 1. Lake Vyrnwy This...

Henstent Park Named in Top 100 Sites 2019!

Henstent Park Named in Top 100 Sites 2019!

Some big news! Henstent Park has been named in the Top 100 camp sites of 2019! We work so very hard to ensure the best experience possible for all our guests, so it is very satisfying to get recognition and appreciation for all the effort that the team puts in! We...

Three Ways to Celebrate St David’s Day

Three Ways to Celebrate St David’s Day

The mornings are getting lighter, the evenings are getting longer, there are lambs hopping, skipping and jumping about in almost every field. Bright and cheerful daffodils, among other seasonal plants, are livening up the scenery… and Wales beat the English in the Six...

 Walks Around Lake Vyrnwy

 Walks Around Lake Vyrnwy

One of the most lovely things to do in the area is Lake Vyrnwy, and we find that this beautiful attraction has so much charm. We see visitors all through the year because the attraction, by its very nature, is a treat both in summer and winter. Attractions like this...

A Look at the Atlas Oasis Holiday Home at Henstent Park

A Look at the Atlas Oasis Holiday Home at Henstent Park

Investing in a Holiday Home is one of the very best things anyone can do in order to enjoy a special little place where they can hide away from the stressful day to day. Life tends to be rather stressful even by its very nature, and the huge advantage of having a...

Pistyll Rhaeadr – One of the Seven Wonders of Wales

Pistyll Rhaeadr – One of the Seven Wonders of Wales

We’re so fortunate to be where we are – Henstent Park occupies an advantageous and enviable plot which is cradled by the Berwyn Mountains in one of the most beautiful parts of Wales. We’re both remote and we’re central – blessed with an unparalleled amount of peace...

The Henstent Park Open Weekend

The Henstent Park Open Weekend

We are pleased to announce that the Henstent Park Open Weekend is set to commence on the weekend of the 18th of August! You’re more than welcome to come on by and experience the delights of our beautiful holiday park in Wales, which lies just on the cusp of the rugged...

The Henstent Park Competition

The Henstent Park Competition

Summer 2018 is shaping up to be one of the very best in memory, and we’re so pleased to give you a little something extra to make it even better. Henstent Park is hosting a competition where you and yours could have the chance of winning a completely and entirely free...

The Pale Wood Open Day

The Pale Wood Open Day

Our sister park, Pale Wood, is hosting an Open Weekend at the end of July. Pale Wood is just a hop, skip and a jump away from Pale Wood, and has a focus less on touring caravans, and more on static Holiday Homes in surroundings just as pretty as the ones to be enjoyed...

Vote for us in the Top 100 Sites 2019!

Vote for us in the Top 100 Sites 2019!

At Henstent Park, we pride ourselves on delivering the very best experience for our guests and holiday home owners, whether they’re here for a long or a short stay. We believe that holidays are times where people shouldn’t have any worries in the world, and we...

The Year of the Sea at Henstent Park

The Year of the Sea at Henstent Park

Did you know that 2018 is the Year of the Sea in Wales? Following the success of the year of Adventure and the Year of Legends comes the Year of the Sea, which encourages the whole of Wales to stand up and pay attention to the Sea, and just how much it influences our...

Enjoy the Bala Lake Railway this 2018

Enjoy the Bala Lake Railway this 2018

There are so many things to do in the Bala area, it’s really no wonder that tourism in this beautiful region is evergreen. There's just so much to do, there is no real "best" time of year to come to Wales, especially if you're the type of person that doesn't get...

Henstent Holiday Park is Open for 2018!

Henstent Holiday Park is Open for 2018!

We are delighted to announce that our pretty little holiday park is now open for 2018. Henstent Holiday Park is springing into 2018 with a brand-new website. (and a very modern one if we do say so ourselves!) This new take on Henstent Park is user-friendly and perfect...

We are hosting an open weekend…

at Salop Leisure, Shrewsbury on Saturday the 19th and Sunday the 20th March 2016. Why not come along and see us at our stand? The all new 2016 holiday home models will be available to view, along with some quality ex-demo and secondhand units. Very generous part...