Common Enquries

Can I book for camping?

Yes you can via our website only. We do not take any bookings over the phone. If we go full on bookings there will be no allocation on arrival for that day. It is advised during busy times ie bank holidays and weekends during summer holidays to pre book online. 

 

How do you tell when you are full?

When we go full, we go full on numbers of people, NOT Space. Freinds/Family turning up after we have gone full will Not get on. E.g A cinema has 400 seats for 400 people, not 400 seated and 200 sat in the aisles.

 

What is your postcode?

Our postcode is LL45 2PJ (there is no road name leading down to Shell Island, the village name is LLANBEDR on the A496)

 

What is your telephone number?

Our telephone number is 01341 241 453

 

Do we give refunds if we leave early (Camping only) ?

We don't give refunds but we do Credit notes. This stays on our system for 13 months. It is up to yourselfs to check the weather prior to your arrival. We do not give refunds when you have booked online, if for that period their is a min stay in operation ie some bank holidays. No credits will be given for early departure/late arrival on a minimum stay weekend.

 

What time is the tide in?

Tide times vary from day to day, you can find them out on this website under "tide times", select which month and then check the relevant date, or alternatively give Shell Island a ring and we will be able to help you.

 

Do we accept caravans?

Unfortunately we are not licensed for caravans, so we can not accept them. Motorhomes/campervans ARE accepted. Here is a link to a recommended site that is local to us. http://www.murmuryrafon.co.uk/;

 

Can we bring our boat on a trailer?

We do accept boats on trailers (for a fee, check prices), but they must have valid insurance which you will need to show on arrival at Shell Island. They also need to be registered with either Gwynedd, Conwy or Anglesey Council, if the engine is over 9.9hp. You can contact Barmouth Harbour Master on 01341 280671 to find out information about the registration.

 

Do you allow dogs on site?

We do accept dogs. There are certain fields where dogs are not allowed. These are sign posted at the entrances to the fields. We also ask that you keep them on a lead at all times and clean up after them. Doggie bags are available at the gate house.

 

Do you have electric hook ups?

We do not have any electric hook up's on site, but there is a leisure battery charging facility at the camp shop (for a fee).

 

Do you have anywhere I can use my hair dryer?

We have electric points available in the ladies showers which you can use for hair dryers/straighteners etc.

 

Can I charge my mobile phone/laptop/games console?

The Supermarket and the Camp Shop have facilities for charging of phones etc (for a fee). You will need to have your own chargers for these.

 

Do you have a launderette on site?

There is a launderette available next to the Supermarket with washing machines (£3.00 per wash) and dryers (20p for 4 mins approx). Detergents etc available form the supermarket.

 

Can I freeze my own ice packs?

We do not have facilities to freeze your ice packs, but we do hire out our own ice packs for a deposit, and then you can exchange them over daily for a small fee. This service is available in the Camp Shop.

 

Can I refill my camping gaz/calor gas bottle on site?

You can exchange Camping Gaz/Calor gas bottles over for full ones in the Camping Shop (for prices please ask camp shop). The camp shop also sells various types of smaller gas bottles for cookers/lamps etc.

 

Can I have a fire on site?

You can have fires at Shell Island as long as they are raised off the ground in something that will catch the ashes, so it does not burn the grass. You can also have them on the beach as long as you clear up after yourselves. This rule also applies for bar-be-ques.

 

What is the nearest train station?

Our local Train station is LLANBEDR which is about a 30 mins leisurely walk.

 

What is the latest time I may be allowed on to camp?

9 pm on Fridays and 8pm all other days (subject to tides).

How many cars do i get per booking?

 

SHELL ISLAND LIMITED

Registered Office:
Shell Island Llanbedr,
Gwynedd,
North Wales,
LL45 2PJ,
United Kingdom.
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