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Getting to Trawsdir

Own Transport

Trawsdir is approx 2.5 miles north of Barmouth and is situated on the main coastal road (A496) between Barmouth and Harlech. From Barmouth, you head north towards Harlech passing through Llanaber. Keep going along this main road until you see a very long straight stretch. Caerddaniel Holiday Home Park is on the left. Continue past for half a mile and the wide entrance is on the left had side. (Just past the Wayside)

From Harlech, continue south along the main road passing through Llanbedr, Dyffryn and Tal-y-Bont, and the entrance is clearly visible on the left.

Public Transport

The nearest Train Station is Llanaber, however this is a requested stop and has a steep hill to the main road and a 1.5 mile walk to Trawsdir.

It is advisable to disembark at Barmouth Train Station as it has its own disabled access facilities. From there the Bus Station is just a few hundred yards away and visible from the Train Station. There is no designated Bus Stop for Trawsdir, but the bus will stop outside.

Barmouth is the best place to join the public transport system. Ask the driver for Trawsdir.

Trawsdir Entrance

Trawsdir entrance can be clearly seen from the main road and can be accessed using any form of vehicle.

Park Roads

The Park’s main road is tarmac and link to all areas of the site. There are no pavements. There are some low speed bumps in some areas of the Park which operates a general 10MPH speed limit (5MPH where stated). There is full lighting around the Park on the roads.

Facilities

Disabled Toilet

The spacious Disabled Toilet offers easy access and usage for disable people. The doorway is 33” wide and has a radar key. There is a hand rail against the near wall that is 26” high and 27” long.

The toilet, 19” high, has a hand rail 26.5” high and has an emergency chord next to it that reaches down to the floor. The toilet roll holder is 36” high to the top. The sink at 28” is also surrounded by two hand rails at 32”. The soap dispenser is 39” off the floor and is next to the mirror. There is a hand dryer and a hair dryer at 32” and a bin which is 30” to the top. There is a wide Shower Area which has a moveable shower head set at 74” high and the shower button is 34” high. The main shower rail is 32” high.

The room is well lit through a window in the ceiling as well as 2 lights, and the walls are blue and panelled and the floor is eggshell white.

Launderette

The Launderette, which is accessed by a sloping ramp, has two washing machines and two tumble dryers as well as a shelf at the back. There is an ironing board on the far wall and it is accompanied by a metered iron and also a metered socket that can be used for any of your portable appliances. There is also a handy sink unit and many moveable seats to make the wait more comfortable.

Washroom

The Wash Room Area is open plan and has many sinks and work surfaces. This area overlooks the main camping fields through glass windows across the whole of the near wall. Next to this area is the Chemical Toilet Disposal Point with a tap inside. 

Reception Area

The Reception area contains an information stand and other information on local attractions. There is also a shop area which contains all the essentials you need, as well as gifts, toys and camping equipment etc, and friendly staff are always at hand to assist you. Gas is available here for sale and ice blocks are available for hire. On the outside wall of the Reception is a telephone for emergencies only.

Children’s Play Area

The enclosed Children’s Play Area has a surround wall and a wide entrance, and is a favourite for kids of all ages. There are two table/benches where you can watch your youngsters play amongst new friends and have fun on this regularly inspected equipment. 

Second Toilet Block/Family Room

This area is accessed from the walkway that separated the Reception and the Main Toilet Block, through a door which is 32” wide.

This area is divided into 3 sections.

1. Family Cubicle

This is accessed through a sliding door and the entrance is 33” wide. There is a toilet that is 18” high and it has 2 hand rails at 29.5” high. There is a radiator and a bin near the toilet. A Baby Changing Unit is placed on the far wall and is 36” when folded down. There is a hand rail at 29.5" high next to the sink which is 35.5” high. The soap dispenser is 43” high.

The Shower Area has a curtain that divides the room. In this part there is a wooden seat that is 22” of the floor and two further hand rails at 29.5” high. There is another hand rail that is 37” high and stretches up to 68”. The shower button is 54.5” high.

The floor is flat and even, and the room has 1 long fluorescent tube light.

2. Women’s Toilet Block

The entrance to this area is via a door which is 28” wide. There is a radiator and a bin to the right.

There are 4 Toilet Cubicles with entrances 21.5” wide. The toilet is 18” high and there are sanitary towel bins on the floor and toilet roll holders on the wall at 33” high.

The Shower Cubicle has a foldable wooden seat at 22” and the shower button is 54.5” high. There is a shower curtain for privacy.

There are 3 sinks 33.5” high and the soap dispenser is 43” high. There is also a metered hairdryer at 56” and a hand dryer at 46” high.

The floor is even and flat, and there is 1 fluorescent light and 1 standard light. Natural light also shines through the many windows.

3. Men’s Toilet

The entrance to this area is via a door which is 28” wide. There is a radiator and a bin inside.

There are 3 Toilet Cubicles with entrances 21.5” wide. The toilet is 18” high and there are toilet roll holders on the wall at 28” high.

The Shower Cubicle has a foldable wooden seat at 22” and the shower button is 54.5” high. There is a shower curtain for privacy.

There are 2 urinals that are 23” off the floor.

There are 3 sinks 33.5” high and the soap dispenser is 43” high.

There is also a metered hairdryer at 56” and a hand dryer at 46” high. There are shaver points at 54” high.

The floor is even and flat, and there is 1 fluorescent light and 1 standard light.  Natural light also shines through the many windows.

Main Toilet Block

This area is accessed from a paved area and is divided into 2 sections.

1. Men’s Toilet Block

The entrance to this area is through a door that is 30” wide and leads to another door that is also 30” high.

There are 4 sinks at 30” to the left that have soap dispensers that are a further 10” high. There is a hand dryer that is 33.5” and a bin.

There are 3 Shower Cubicles to the left which have seating at 19.5” and 28” wide. The shower button is 44” high and the shower head is 78” high.

To the right of this area are 3 further Shower Cubicles with seating at 21” high and 32” wide. There is a sink area as well and this is 32” high and 27” wide. The Shower Area is 36” X 60” and the shower Button is 43” high and the shower head is 78” high.

The right hand side of this large area has a further 5 sinks all at 30” high and soap dispensers at 40”. There is a hand dryer at 33.5" high along the same wall and a dividing screen which separated the 3 urinals that are 24” high.

There are 7 more toilets with door ways at 23.5”. The furthest cubicle from the main entrance has a door that opens outwards. The toilet flush button is 36” high.

At the end of this section there is a Baby Changing Unit which is 36” high when folded down and a bin.

There are 24 ceiling lights and it also has very good natural light.

The floor is flat but very slightly slopes towards the drainage points on the floor

2. Women’s Toilet Block

The entrance to this area is through a door that is 30” wide and leads to another door that is also 30” high.

There are 3 sinks at 30” to the right that have soap dispensers that are a further 10” high. There is a hand dryer that is 33.5” and a bin.

There are 3 Shower Cubicles to the right which have seating at 21” and 28” wide. The shower button is 43” high and the shower head is 78” high.

To the left of this area are 3 further Shower Cubicles with seating at 21” high and 32” wide. There is a sink area as well and this is 32” high and 27” wide. The Shower Area is 36” X 60” and the shower button is 43” high and the shower head is 78” high.

There are 7 more toilets with door ways at 23.5”. The furthest Cubicle from the main entrance has a door that opens outwards. The toilet flush button is 36” high. There are sanitary towel bins in this area.

Opposite the toilets are a further 4 sinks all at 30” high and soap dispensers at 40”. At the end of this section there is a Baby Changing Unit which is 36” high when folded down and a bin.

There is a hand dryer at 33.5” high on the wall adjacent.

The floor is flat but very slightly slopes towards the drainage points on the floor.

There are 23 ceiling lights and also has very good natural light.