Hendre Isaf Basecamp, National Trust Ysbyty Estate Office, Dinas, Betws-y-Coed, Conwy, LL24 0HF

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This converted Grade II listed stone farm building offers the perfect base for enjoying the Snowdonia National Park. In a rural setting on the 8,000 hectares Ysbyty Estate it has easy access to the A5 and is only six miles from Betws-y-Coed. The 400 year old building offers group accommodation with lots of character, substantial dining and social space and a large private car park. The large enclosed garden at the rear of the bunkhouse has picnic benches and a barbecue area. There is excellent access to outdoor activities in the surrounding area including walks from the door of the bunkhouse so you can forget your car for a few days. Local attractions include the Tree Top Adventure Course at Betws-y-Coed, Zip World at Penrhyn Quarry, Bethesda, Zip World and Bounce Below at Llechwedd Slate Caverns, Blaenau Ffestiniog, the Plas y Brenin National Mountain Centre at Capel Curig, shops, leisure centre, swimming pool at Llanrwst and the seaside resort of Llandudno. No pets.

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


  • Beds & Rooms:

    18: 2 x dormitories + 1x1.
  • Open:

    All year. 24 hours.
  • Price per night:

    2 nights from £380.
  • Booking:

    Early booking recommended (March to October is very busy).
  • Directions:

    Situated 6 miles SE of Betws-y-Coed near the junction of the A5 and the B4407 (signposted Ysbyty Ifan and Ffestiniog). GR855511 (OS sheet 116).
  • Public Transport:

    Trains at Betws-y-Coed (6 miles), Llandudno Junction (20 miles) and Llanrwst (10 miles); National Express bus station at Llandudno. Some local buses to Betws-y-Coed, but we advise bringing your own transport.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation is in a National Park, is available only to groups and has a pub within walking distance. It is on a dark sky area, the Slate Trail and the National Trust Bunkhouses map.


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
rDisabled Access
fSleeping bags required
gFully heated
kSelf catering facilities
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
\A National Trust Property
wGroups Only


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Christmas and New Year availability in stunning National Trust property

November 13th 2019

Hendre Isaf Basecamp offers cosy accommodation for groups in a building that’s over 400 years old. Only 6 miles from Betswy-y-Coed its the perfect spot to celebrate Christmas or the New Year

A beautiful Grade II listed stone farm building with exposed wooden beams illustrating its rich history. Ample room for social or dining make this hostel a great location for celebrating Christmas or the New Year. A private car park and 18 beds mean that large groups will have no trouble joining the festivities, and with a well equipped kitchen Christmas dinner should be a breeze. Only stepping out the door and you’re greeted by more walks than you can shake a stick at so Boxing day is covered, if you’re not too full of turkey that is. Hendre Isaf Basecamp also has New Years availability, it’d be difficult to find a more atmospheric place to spend the turn of 2019. Minimum of 2 nights from £380, don’t leave it too late to make a memorable Christmas or New Year.

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Activities for your group in Snowdonia.

August 13th 2018

Bringing a group to Snowdonia ? Hendre Isaf Bunkhouse provides ideal value accommodation near Betws-y-Coed.

Have a look HERE for a weeks plan of activities for your group.

And Here are some more details of the bunkhouse.

Hendre Isaf Bunkhouse - group accommodation - Conwy - Snowdonia

National Trust Bunkhouses

August 22nd 2017

Hendre Isaf Bunkhouse is one of the 30 National Trust Bunkhouses now in the Independent Hostel Guide

Hendre Isaf Bunkhouse is one of the 30 National Trust Bunkhouses now in the Independent Hostel Guide.  In the grounds of the Ysbyty Estate National Trust Estates the bunkhouse is set in beautiful countryside within Snowdonia National Park.   The bunkhouse sleeps 18 in two dormitories and a private room.  There is a social area to gather and cook, showers, electricity and heating.   

Hendre Isaf National Trust Bunkhouse

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