Caban Cysgu Gerlan Bunkhouse, Ffordd Gerlan, Gerlan, Bethesda, Bangor, LL57 3ST

Call Dewi Emyln, Manager on 01248 605573 or 07464 676753

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Self catering bunkhouse in the heart of Snowdonia

Caban Cysgu offers comfortable, purpose-built accommodation at the foot of the Carneddau in the Welsh-speaking village of Gerlan. A warm welcome is guaranteed at this community run bunkhouse. An ideal location for walking in Snowdonia (Eryri), providing a great base for the 'Fourteen 3000ft Peaks' long-distance challenge, The Slate Trail, Cambrian Way and The Snowdonia Trail. For the adrenalin junky, it's just a 5 minute drive to Zip World; the longest and fastest zip line in Europe, “The Nearest Thing to Flying!!” Brilliantly located for mountain biking with plenty of off-road trails nearby. And for road cyclists the bunkhouse is ideal for exploring Snowdonia (Eryri) whilst for leisurely rides the hostel is within a mile of Sustrans route 'Lôn Las Ogwen'. Rock-climbing at Idwal is close at hand, as well as Ysgolion Duon for the dedicated winter climbers. The nearby Afon Ogwen provides a popular venue for canoeists. For more leisurely pursuits, try visiting Coed Meurig, Penrhyn Castle or the Greenwood Centre. Shops, pubs and cafés in Bethesda are within walking distance.
Caban Cysgu, run by Gerlan community, offers purpose-built accommodation at the foot of the Carneddau. Perfect for walking in Eryri (Snowdonia), Tryfan 10 mins away and Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) 25 mins drive. A great base for the ‘Welsh 3,000’. Convenient for Snowdonia & Cambrian Ways & Slate Trail. Just 5 mins from Zip World; the longest & fastest zip line in Europe. Plenty of mountain bike trails on the doorstep & road cyclists have Sustrans ‘Lôn Las Ogwen’ route a mile away. For climbers, Idwal is nearby, for canoeists Afon Ogwen is popular.
Caban Cysgu offers comfortable, purpose-built accommodation at the foot of the Carneddau in the Welsh-speaking village of Gerlan. A warm welcome is guaranteed at this community run bunkhouse. An ideal location for walking in Snowdonia (Eryri), providing a great base for the 'Fourteen 3000ft Peaks' long-distance challenge, The Slate Trail, Cambrian Way and The Snowdonia Trail. For the adrenalin junky, it's just a 5 minute drive to Zip World; the longest and fastest zip line in Europe, “The Nearest Thing to Flying!!” Brilliantly located for mountain biking with plenty of off-road trails nearby. And for road cyclists the bunkhouse is ideal for exploring Snowdonia (Eryri) whilst for leisurely rides the hostel is within a mile of Sustrans route 'Lôn Las Ogwen'. Rock-climbing at Idwal is close at hand, as well as Ysgolion Duon for the dedicated winter climbers. The nearby Afon Ogwen provides a popular venue for canoeists. For more leisurely pursuits, try visiting Coed Meurig, Penrhyn Castle or the Greenwood Centre. Shops, pubs and cafés in Bethesda are within walking distance.

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

Details

  • Beds & Rooms:

    16 : 1x5, 1x2, 1x1, 1x8.
  • Open:

    All year. All day.
  • Price per night:

    From £20 - £24
  • Booking:

    Recommended.
  • Directions:

    GR 632665. A5 southbound, turn left in Bethesda centre just before Spar. Bear right, up hill over 2 cross-roads. Hostel is 300m at the old school on left.
  • Public Transport :

    Bangor train station is 6 miles. Catch a bus from Bangor bus station to Gerlan (66), or Bethesda (fare £2.40). Taxi from Bangor approx. £20
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Traws Eyri Snowdonia way Snowdonia Slate Trail Cambrian Way
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Facilities

aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
rAccessibility features
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
jShowers
pClothes washing facilities
[WiFi
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
9Best Price Guarantee

r Accessibility Info

Access: We have a ramp that runs up to the front door, the door has a slight raised lip Bedrooms: We have a wheelchair accessible bedroom Toilets: We have a wheelchair accessible bathroom ..Click for photos and more

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A community run hostel that’s part of the independent hostel community too.

May 28th 2024

Caban Cysgu, run by Gerlan community, offers purpose-built accommodation at the foot of the Carneddau. Perfect for walking in Eryri (Snowdonia), Tryfan 10 mins away and Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) 25 mins drive. A great base for the ‘Welsh 3,000’. Convenient for Snowdonia & Cambrian Ways & Slate Trail. Just 5 mins from Zip World; the longest & fastest zip line in Europe. Plenty of mountain bike trails on the doorstep & road cyclists have Sustrans ‘Lôn Las Ogwen’ route a mile away. For climbers, Idwal is nearby, for canoeists Afon Ogwen is popular.

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Purpose built-community run bunkhouse in Bethseda

February 17th 2024

Just off the route in Bethseda you’ll find Caban Cysgu Gerlan Bunkhouse. With the convenience of shops and pubs within walking distance, this could be the answer to stop-over on your Traws Eyri adventure.

Book, by the bed, the room or book sole use of the whole 16-bed bunkhouse.  It’s fully heated, all bedding is provided, there’s washing facilities, a drying room and secure bike storage.

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