Corris Hostel, Old School, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9TQ
Perfect for group activity and family gatherings, 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 caring, easy going atmosphere, friendly staff, meditation areas, cosy wood fires and collection of inspiring books, local paintings and art forms. Outdoors the terraced landscaped gardens provide a serene, 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. Close by is the Centre for Alternative Technology and a range of environmental activities.This accommodation is featured on our map of Snowdonia and North Wales and here is its own website.
or call Michael or Debbie or Kevin on
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 private car park. Guests' cars can be parked in private car park.
Transport: Buses 30, T2, 34 and X28 pass Machynlleth train station on the Cambrian Coast line with connection to Aberystwyth and Birmingham.
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“…the best welcome I have had in a hostel…”
An award winning green independent hostel, Corris Hostel makes a great play of its eco-credentials. And why shouldn’t it? Setting an example with its close links to the nearby Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT), Corris offers locally sourced food and materials, composting, green purchasing and an all-pervading bohemian vibe. But what’s it like to stay there?
The first thing that’ll strike you is its enviable position in the landscape. Built of the distinctive local slate, it perfectly echoes the surrounding mountains and quarries. Cadair Idris looms nearby, views over the Dyfi Valley with its native ospreys, all the way down to the classic sandy beaches of Aberdyfi. Recent visitors have all been very positive. You get an overall feeling of friendliness and relaxation – which is pretty much all you could want!
“Fantastic hostel, lovely quaint and homely vibes, very friendly owners too. “
“Amazing old schoolhouse in Corris, roomy, warm, the best welcome I have had in a hostel, made to feel like one of the locals.”
“Staying here was a gift. Beautiful people, comfortable facilities”
Sounds great, doesn’t it?
Looking for a family orientated hostel in a beautiful landscape ?
Looking for a family orientated hostel in a beautiful landscape for your Easter escape? Corris Family hostel, accommodating up to 44, is available for 3 day Easter break for only £1,200.
At Corris Hostel you’ll find your dog becomes part of the family
Corris Hostel is a unique place. More then a nights accommodation, it is an invitation to join the extended hostel family for the duration of your stay. Every one is made welcome, even if they have fur and four paws. Come and enjoy our dog friendly accommodation.