Conwy Valley Backpackers Barn, Pyllau Gloewon Farm, Tal-y-Bont, Conwy, Gwynedd, LL32 8YX
Call Claudia on 01492 660504 or 07956 851425
OverviewConwy Valley Backpackers is situated on a peaceful working farm with organic status in the heart of the beautiful Conwy Valley, with excellent access to Snowdonia. Centrally heated with fully equipped self-catering kitchen, log fires, hot showers and a fire alarm system. There are three separate dorms sleeping 4, 6 and 10, two of which have their own toilet facility. Secure bike/canoe storage, grazing for horses and tourist information are available. Beside the barn is a small stream and guests may picnic and BBQ on the river bank. An ideal space for restoration, relaxation and retreat. Bring a sleeping bag or hire bed linen (£3). Continental breakfast (£3.50) and packed lunch (£6) are available by arrangement. Local activities range from fishing and hiking to white water rafting and mountain biking. Surf Snowdonia is within walking distance and Zip World a short drive away. There are great pubs and eating places within walking distance. Groups and individuals are welcome. Sorry - no dogs.
Beds & Rooms:20: 1x4, 1x6 & 1x10
Open:All year. All day.
Price per night:From £20pp. Sole use from £275. £3pp bed linen hire.
Booking:Not essential but recommended
Directions:GR 769 697. Six miles south of Conwy on the B5106, look for Backpackers sign just before entering Tal-y-Bont.
Public Transport:Train stations and coaches at Llandudno Junction and Conwy. Local bus 19 or 19a runs every 20 minutes from Conwy and Llandudno Junction, ask driver to drop you at Pyllau Gloewon farm gate.
Walks:Long Distance Walks
This accommodation is near mountains, is in a National Park, is available to individuals and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the Visit Britain COVID-19 Risk Assessment Good to Go scheme, the Re-opening for Summer 2020 page, the walking festivals page, a dark sky area, the page of accommodation near Castles, the horse B&B page and the Cambrian Way.
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December 3rd 2012
The Conwy Valley stretches from the heart of Snowdonia out to Wales north west coast and is an ecologically precious area rich in ancient history. Most people head here to enjoy the spectacular walking in the national park, yet there is so much more to this pocket of North Wales than simply Snowdonia.Read More
The Backpackers Barn in Snowdonia is open for Autumn breaks and staycations.
June 24th 2020
Situated on a peaceful organic farm in the heart of the beautiful Conwy Valley, with excellent access to Snowdonia. Centrally heated with a fully equipped self-catering kitchen, log fires and hot showers. Secure bike/canoe storage. Surf Snowdonia is within walking distance and Zip World is a short drive away.
Whose dreaming of sunshine, friendship and some great walking?
December 5th 2019
Then put Trefriw Walking Festival (15-17 May) in your diary. There will be a choice of guided walks taking you through the breathtaking scenery of Snowdonia National Park and for some comfortable, low cost accommodation Conwy Valley Backpackers Barn is just a few miles down the road.
Bring your own sleeping bag and cook in the well equipped kitchen to help keep cost down, or if you fancy spoiling yourself a bit you can hire bed linen, book a continental breakfast and packed lunch and eat out at the local pub in the evening.
August 19th 2018
The first artificial wave garden has opened and is within walking distance from Conwy Valley Barn- an ideal accommodation for groups, with self catering facilities as well as meals provided by arangement.
Find out here about Surf Snowdonia.