Bala Bunk House, Tomen Y Castell, Llanfor, Bala, Gwynedd, LL23 7HD

Call Guy and Jane Williams on 01678 520738


Bala bunkhouse is a converted 200-year-old Welsh stone building, set back from the road in over an acre of picturesque grounds with private parking. Modernised to provide accommodation for outdoor activity groups, it is light, airy and comfortable with storage heating. There is a large lounge/dining area and bunk rooms for 2, 4 and 8 plus annexe for 6. Separate ladies' and gentlemen's toilets have washing areas and hot showers. Fully equipped self-catering kitchen. Also there is a self-contained bunkroom sleeping 6, with small kitchenette, shower and toilet/washing area which is ideal for smaller groups and families. Sheets, pillows & pillowcases are provided - bring a sleeping bag. There is a splendid view of the Berwyn Hills; together with the Aran and Arenig hills they provide superb walking. Bala Lake and the National White Water Centre are brilliant for water sports. Good pubs, restaurants and shops in Bala.

This accommodation is featured on our map of Snowdonia and North Wales and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    26: 1x2,1x4,1x6,1x8. 1x6 self-contained.
  • Open:

    All year. No restrictions. Telephone 9am - 7pm
  • Price per night:

    Single night from £18 pp, two+ nights from £16.50 pp.
  • Booking:

    Book if possible, ring or write with 20% deposit. Weekends are busy.
  • Directions:

    GR 950 372. From England take M6, M54, A5 through Llangollen then A494 for Bala. We are on the A494, 1.5 miles before Bala.
  • Public Transport:

    Trains at Wrexham (30 miles). National Express at Corwen (10 miles). Local buses call at Bala (1.6 miles from hostel). Call hostel for a taxi.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Trans Euro Trail
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aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
&Family rooms
fSleeping bags required
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
uWithin 3 miles of NCN


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News & Offers from Bala Bunk House

Bala Bunkhouse will remain closed.

July 24th 2020

We have made the difficult decision not to open for the rest of the season. This will give us time to make changes to the way we operate the bunkhouse in the future.

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Bala Bunk House can accommodate stag and hen parties

March 15th 2020

Modernised to cater for outdoor activity groups this is the perfect venue for a stag or hen night.

In Snowdonia anything is possible. Stag and hen parties have a wide choice of places to go and things to see. Whether adventure or just plain walking through the wonderful landscape Bala Bunk House offers a great base for all. For adventure whitewater rafting is popular, thrills and spills are a given. For the cathartic joy of shooting friends with non lethal paint Get wet the adventure company can provide. As well as Go karts if racing is more your thing. Of course being North Wales there are plenty of walks to go on if a more quiet outing was in mind. Please note We welcome Stag and Hen parties ( sole use paying for min of 20 is required) but request a damage bond of £250 in advance, this is refundable at the end of your stay provided no damage has been caused to the property, the contents or the grounds.

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Autumn Loviness in North Wales

September 9th 2019

Summer maybe over but you will always find a warm welcome waiting for you here at Bala Bunk House with picturesque surroundings and tranquil setting ideal for those who enjoy the great outdoors

having local walks to suit all abilities, Llyn Tegid / Bala Lake for all watersports along with the rivers for those more adventurous.

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