Corris Hostel, Old School, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9TQ

Call Faye, Michael or Debbie on 01654 761686

Overview

Perfect 40+ bed venue for group activity and family celebrations, Corris Hostel offers a very special atmosphere that disengages the stresses of the outside world. The award winning hostel is renowned as a spiritual haven with its easy going atmosphere with local paintings and art, caring staff, chill out areas, cosy wood fires and a library. Technical support includes party sound and lighting, also fibre WiFi. Outdoors the terraced landscaped gardens provide an inspirational environment for even the largest groups. An added bonus is the barbecue and camp fire areas. Nestled in the foothills of Cadair Idris, the hostel enjoys splendid views over the Dyfi Valley in the Snowdonia National Park. Down river are the Dyfi Biosphere nature reserves and miles of golden beaches at Aberdyfi, while the lofty Cadair Idris nestles in the next valley. The Centre for Alternative Technology is also close by. The latest local attraction is the the new Dyfi Bike Park situated just 3 miles south at Pantperthog. Covering some 650 acres and designed by former world champion Dan Atherton it is becoming a mecca for trail bikers. This accommodation is featured on our map of Snowdonia and North Wales.

Details

  • Rooms & Beds:

    43: 1x10 1x18 1x4 1x6 1x double+1 1x double+2
  • Open:

    All day and all year (groups only winter).
  • Price per night:

    Adult from £20, child £14. Breakfast £4.50. Private rooms extra.
  • Booking:

    Phone to check.
  • Directions:

    GR 753 080. We are in the mountain village of Corris 6 miles north of Machynlleth. At Braich Goch turn off A487 into Corris. At Slaters Arms pub turn left, hostel is 150m uphill just beyond a small community car park. Guests' cars can be parked in community car park.
  • Public Transport:

    Transport: Buses 30, T2, 34 and X28 pass Machynlleth train station on the Cambrian Coast line with connection to Aberystwyth and Birmingham.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is near mountains, is in a National Park, is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee, is a Green Business Award Winner and has a pub within walking distance. It is on a dark sky area, the map of accommodation for school groups, the IHUK signage page, the Wedding Venue page, the ideal for retreats page, the present or past youth hostel page and the Lon Las Cymru.

It has availability at Easter and Christmas.

Facilities

bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
mMeals available (with notice)
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
!Bike/equipment store (unlocked)
iDrying room
jShowers
pClothes washing facilities
sComputer with internet
[WiFi
6Green Tourism Award: Bronze
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement
9Best Price Guarantee

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Latest Blog about Corris Hostel

Youth hostel retro experience

January 21st 2015

Corris Hostel left the youth hostel association years ago and even when it was a youth hostel it was something extra special. An independently owned youth hostel, artistic, quirky and caring.

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News & Offers from Corris Hostel

Great value Independent Hostel close to DyFi Bike Park.

November 7th 2019

Trail riders will be delighted to learn that the 43-bed Corris Hostel is situated just 3 miles from new Dyfi Bike Park in Pantperthog.

What better a combination than a well established relaxing, cosy hostel with caring staff and roaring fires and this exciting new 650 acre bike park?  Designed by the former world champion Dan Atherton, whose’s intention is to make it the centre of excellence in the UK, it has taken 4 years to hand craft the big mountain trails.  With the Climach X and 3 other trails already within the area it is fast becoming a mecca for trail bike riders.

Corris Hostel
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Corris Hostel welcomes all, to its newly decorated hall.

November 5th 2019

The main hall at the wonderfully welcoming Corris Hostels has been re-decorated. Come and visit this unique independent hostel in the Welsh mountains.

Welcoming to individuals and perfect for groups & families.  Corris hostel is a haven from the stresses of the outside world; with its homely & inspiring atmosphere, caring staff & cosy wood fires. Enjoy the gardens with BBQ & campfire areas. In the Dyfi Biosphere & Snowdonia National Park & close to Cadair Idris and Centre for Alternative Technology, it’s a walkers & cyclists paradise. On the Mach Loop with a CAMRA pub close by.

sofa at Corris Hostel
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Spend Christmas with your family and friends at Corris Hostel.

October 31st 2019

This old Victorian school with large high vaulted hall and massive wood fire gives that festive old Yuletide atmosphere. There are beds for up to 43, lighting and sound equipment for party action and the village pub is this years Campaign for Real Ale regional winner.

Within  the shelter of Cadair Idris, the unique mountain village of Corris offers you oportunity to enjpy winter days, and Corris Hostel provides enlightened warmth with cosy wood fires.  Rheilffordd Corris Railway, in the village,  is the perfect festive activity, with ancient heritage and special Christmas events, such as the Santa Trains. Corris is  the perfect local location to bring out your Christmas Spirit.  Hire the whole hostel, sleeping 43, for the sole use of your group.  Three nights (minimum stay) costs £1,500.

Corris Hostel at Christmas time in Snowdonia
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