Pentre Bach Bunkhouse, Pentre Bach, Waunfawr, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL54 7AJ
Call Karen Neil on 01286 650643 (5-10pm) or 07798 733939 (9am-5pm)
OverviewPentre Bach Bunkhouse provides dog friendly alpine style accommodation, outdoor activities and a camp-site. The Bunkhouse is heated with electric radiators and has two floors. The ground floor has tables with benches and a cooking area with gas burners, microwaves, fridge and freezer. Upstairs are alpine sleeping platforms with mattresses for 16. Drying room and toilets with washing facilities and showers, shared with the camp-site, are just across the yard. Based between Waunfawr and Betws Garmon, Pentre Bach is surrounded by the superb scenery of Moel Eilio and Mynydd Mawr and has views towards Mount Snowdon. There are great walks from the bunkhouse or take a short car journey to the Nantlle ridge and the main footpaths up Snowdon. Bach Ventures provides guided walks, kayaking, climbing, gorge-scrambling and coasteering. Large or small groups and individuals all welcome. Local pub is CAMRA Pub of the year in the area. Great beer and good food.
Beds & Rooms:16: 1x16.
Open:All year. All day. Enquires 9am - 10pm. Arrive from 4pm, leave by 11am.
Price per night:Prices: £14pp (inc gas, electric & showers). Sole use bookings negotiable according to group size.
Booking:One night's deposit required with balance payable before arrival. Short notice bookings accepted by phone or email with deposit/balance payable on arrival. Credit Cards accepted.
Directions:GR 531 579. At Pentre Bach just south of Waunfawr on the Caernarfon to Beddgelert road (A4085). Look for Pentre Bach Bunkhouse sign.
Public Transport:Train station at Bangor. S4 bus from Caernarfon to Beddgelert stops at the bottom of the drive on request.
Walks:Long 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 and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the Re-opening for Summer 2020 page, a dark sky area, the Slate Trail, the IHUK signage page, the Hostels that welcome stag and hen parties map, the Hostels with Camping map, the Lon Las Cymru and the Visit Britain COVID-19 Risk Assessment Good to Go scheme.
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Pentre Bach can’t wait to see you
July 6th 2020
Now scheduled for reopening on the 1st of August, Pentre Bach is certified as good to go.
It’s still possible to visit snowdonia this summer. Outdoor activities are rife as north Wales remains a top spot for adventurers. Pentre Bach has put in place precautions so you can have a safe and enjoyable visit to one of the most picturesque locations in North Wales.
Return of Summer getaways in Snowdonia
June 23rd 2020
After being closed for so long due to the pandemic we are hoping to open on July 13th at Pentre Bach Bunkhouse.
We are happy to take bookings for after 13th July with no payment until we are absolutely sure that you are able to stay. We have a Risk assessment and operating procedures with a Covid – 19 policy which is available on request.
We ask that people should arrive at 5pm and leave by 10 am on departure day to allow time for the extra cleaning that has been implemented. Shared facilities are regularly cleaned and we request that guests clean showers after use with the spray supplied to maintain the best hygiene possible for your safety.
The Welsh Government are starting to relax a little. We may get the go ahead to open from 13th July.
June 22nd 2020
If this is the case we will only be accepting sole bookings for families or people living together through lockdown therefore adhering to social distancing and other guidelines. Prices will be according to group sizes. We won’t take any payments until we know your booking can go ahead.
There isn’t a date for camping yet and numbers will be reduced so we can be compliant and offer you an enjoyable stay.