Pentre Bach Bunkhouse, Pentre Bach, Waunfawr, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL54 7AJ

Call Karen Neil on 01286 650643 (5-10pm) or 07798 733939 (9-5pm)


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


  • Rooms & Beds:

    16: 1x16.
  • Open:

    All year. All day. Enquires 9am - 10pm. Arrive from 4pm, leave by 11am.
  • Price per night:

    Prices: £14 per person (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 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 and has a pub within walking distance. It is on 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 and the Lon Las Cymru.


aMixed dormitories
fSleeping bags required
hSome areas heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
iDrying room
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
2VisitWales Quality Assured
ZDogs by arrangement
9Best Price Guarantee
5Very basic accommodation


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News & Offers from Pentre Bach Bunkhouse

November Availability

November 5th 2019

There is availability at Pentre Bach Bunkhouse Waunfawr near Caernarfon for 11th to the 30th November for any number of nights sharing or sole use.
£13pppn if sharing and sole use negotiable

Pentre Bach os am ideal base for walkers climbers kayakers and anyone who likes to get outdoors.We are dog friendly and our local pub is 10mins walk which also is dog friendly

Late Availability

Camp in the peace & quiet of Snowdonia countryside.

September 15th 2019

A tents-only campsite, away from the road, on a acre plot next to the house and bunkhouse. One night bookings and groups are welcome. Toilets and showers are shared with the camping barn in separate buildings behind the main house. With easy access to the many local footpaths and bridleways to the foothills of Snowdon.

Based in the lovely Gwyrfai Valley near Caernarfon with Moel Eilio and Mynydd Mawr as the view. There are also some lovely walks behind us which if you really want to get away from it all you most probably won’t see a soul! The views are breath taking towards Anglesey and you have a great view of Caernarfon Castle with only sheep for company. You can stop off at the pub on your way back too!  If you are feeling adventurous you could do some outdoor activities with us too. Give us a call or email Karen who is always happy to advise and recommend..

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Pentre Bach Bunkhouse Autumn availability

September 11th 2019

We currently have weekend availability through Oct to Dec.Also plenty of midweek availability too.

Dates available are Oct 27th-4th Nov. Nov 5th-11th 12th-30th. Dec1st-27th Sole use bookings negotiable due to group size. Individual bookings £13 pppn. Any number of nights welcome.

Late Availability
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Contact Pentre Bach Bunkhouse - Call Karen Neil on 01286 650643 (5-10pm) or 07798 733939 (9-5pm)

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