Cwm Pennant Training Centre & Hostel, Golan, Garndolbenmaen, Gwynedd, LL51 9AQ

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CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR REFURBISHMENT. OPENING SOON. Cwm Pennant Hostel is a 56 bed independent hostel offering relaxed accommodation for individuals, families and groups. It also runs adventure activities for groups and catering is available to groups and individuals. The hostel is set within stunning grounds in the Snowdonia National Park and has fantastic views of the Cwm Pennant valley and Moel Hebog. It is 5 miles from Porthmadog. Cwm Pennant Hostel has a lounge, drying room, games/training room and self-catering kitchen. Home cooked food is available on request. Guests have access to complimentary tea and coffee. A range of additional facilities are available including a power washer for mountain bikes, on-site parking and secure storage for bikes, kayaks and canoes. The area is ideal for hill walking, rock climbing and canoeing. Cwm Pennant offers some dog friendly rooms. This accommodation is featured on our map of Snowdonia and North Wales and here is its own website.


  • Rooms & Beds:

    56: 4x4, 1x6, 1x8, 1x10, 1x16.
  • Open:

    Currently closed for refurbishment. Opening soon.
  • Price per night:

    £20 (adult), £17 (under 12’s), under 2’s free. From £1,500 for two nights sole use. Breakfast from £4.50. Packed lunches £6.50 and evening meals £7.50 are available on request.
  • Booking:

    Advance booking recommended. Contact by email anytime. 20% deposite with booking.
  • Directions:

    From Porthmadog take the A487 towards Caernarfon. Take second turning on the right after passing through Penmorfa village and follow the brown hosel signs.
  • Public Transport:

    Porthmadog train station is 5 miles away. Take the number 1 bus towards Caernarfon and get off at the Cwm Pennant turning on the A487. From here follow the brown hostel signs - 1 mile walk to the hostel.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is near mountains, is available to individuals and is on the Lon Las Cymru and the dark sky area.


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
rDisabled Access
dBedding provided
gFully heated
mMeals available (with notice)
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
iDrying room
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement


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