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Visit Snowdonia
Mountains and Coast

find Your Epic adventure in a
Classic Campervan


Details at a Glance

  • Sleeps - 2 adults & 2 children
  • Double Bed - 2
  • Roof Bed - 2
  • Changeover day - Everyday
  • Minimum stay - 2 nights
  • Number of dogs welcome - 2
  • 3-Point Seat Belts - 3
  • Lap Belts - 1

About Nell

Nell is a right-hand drive, 1973 late Bay campervan, painted in the same hue as the bluest of summer skies. She loves nothing more than roaring off on her next camping trip, and, we have to say, it’s what she does best.

Nell’s well-planned interior comes fully equipped with everything you’ll need to kick back and enjoy a relaxing break from the doldrums of day to day life.

Nell can happily to take up to 4 passengers with her on holiday with seatbelts for all. She can sleep 2 adults on her comfy ¾ width rock and roll bed and a further 2 children in her spacious westfalia style, pop up roof. Her clever fold down buddy seats mean you all sit comfortably inside. If you find you require further living / sleeping space, we also have an optional awning that can be hired to compliment your camper-van experience.

Features and facilities

Vital Statistics

  • Engine Size: 1.6L right-hand drive
  • Dimensions: 4.6m long x 1.86m wide x 2.14m high
  • Reg Number: NEL 439M
  • Fuel: Unleaded Petrol

Speed & Range of Travel

  • Gearbox: 4 speed manual
  • Top Speed: 55 mph
  • Economy: 25 mpg average
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Range: Gwynedd, Conwy and Anglesey (please ask if thinking further afield)

Travelling & Camping

  • Front cab: 2 seats fitted with 3-point belts
  • Bench seat with one 3-point seat belt and one lap belt
  • No Isofix
  • Storage:
    Boot section / Kitchen units
  • Pop-up 2 man tent for camping gear, and reserves your pitch

Cooking & Eating

  • Cooker: Two burner gas hob
  • Fridge: Compressor fridge (12v / 240v when on mains hook-up)
  • Sink: Stainless steel with cold water tap
  • Kitchen: Fully equipped with pots, pans, crockery and utensils
  • Table: Internal table & folding outdoor table with camping chairs


  • In Transit: Internal cab heating
  • Stationary: Electric heater supplied for use when connected to campsite 240v electricity supply

Power & Audio

  • Sound System: CD/Radio player with usb & aux-in
  • Electricity:
    12v socket in front cab
  • 240v household socket with 2 USB points for use when connected to campsite electricity supply


  • Downstairs: Double ¾ width rock and roll bed
  • Roof: Double bed
  • Optional Child Cab Bunk: Comfy canvas bunk positioned over driver and passenger seat. Ages approx. 3-5 year


  • Free secure parking for your vehicle at our premises

Suggested Optional Extras

  • Drive-away awning: for shelter and storage, and reserves your pitch
  • Dimensions: 2.5m x 2.6m (D x W)
  • Drive-away awning with 2 berth inner tent: for extra living and sleeping space
  • Dimensions: 2.4m x 5.1m (D xW)
  • Bike rack: suitable for 2 bikes
  • Bedding pack: sleeping bag / duvet / pillows

Nell's favourite place...

Nell loves to visit the spectacular Mawddach Estuary, tucked away in the south of the Snowdonia National Park it meanders below the foothills of Cader Idris, a mountain of myths and legends.

The Mawddach Estuary is where the River Mawddach (Afon Mawddach in Welsh) meets the sea and forms a stunning wide sandy estuary. At the mouth of the Estuary is the seaside town of Barmouth and 8 miles inland is the historic town of Dolgellau which is connected to the coast by the Mawddach Trail, arguably the best short cycle ride in Wales.

The The Mawddach Trail follows the track bed of the old railway line from Barmouth to Ruabon. There are stunning views across to Diffwys and the Rhinogs, and up the estuary to Y Garn and the Arans beyond Dolgellau.  Pretty much the whole of the estuary is listed as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), there are two RSPB reserves (Taicynhaeaf and Arthog), and a whole host of historical sites to ponder over as you make your way through this beautiful landscape.

Why not take Nell on a trip down to the Mawddach Estuary, you could take your bike too and enjoy the stunning estuary vistas along the Mawddach Trail or if you are more adventurous, experience the adrenaline fuelled mountain bike trails of nearby Coed y Brenin. If walking is more your thing, then Cader Idris is spectacular and the 360 views of the Precipice Walk, near Dolgellau are breath-taking.

A place to stay...

Graig Wen

Graig Wen enjoys one of the best campsite locations in the whole of Wales. Set among it’s wild woodlands and meadows there are amazing views over the Mawddach Estuary and surrounding mountains. There is direct access down a steep track through the site’s meadows and woodland to the Mawddach Trail. The wildlife here is wonderful – regularly seen (or heard) on site are owls, buzzards, woodpeckers, wagtails and even nightjars.

Book early if you’d like to enjoy the site’s best views from the two “panorama pitches” but there are benches overlooking the views of the Mawddach for everyone to enjoy. If you want an electric hook-up the site has 8 hard standing pitches all with electric hook ups but other pitches are available for small campers like ours, and well behaved dogs are welcome too. For more information and to book a pitch visit their website www.graigwen.co.uk.

Graig Wen campsite

Graig Wen campsite

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