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

Call Karen Neil on 07798 733939 (9am-9pm)


Pentre Bach Bunkhouse provides dog friendly, alpine style accommodation 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. 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.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    16: 1x16.
  • Open:

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

    £15pp (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.
  • 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 Snowdonia Slate Trail Lon Las Cymru
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This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available Autumn Half Term 2021


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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Snowdonia Autumnal getaways

October 13th 2021

We have plenty of availability at weekends and midweek here at Pentre Bach Bunkhouse where you will receive a warm welcome

Our bunkhouse is an ideal place for family and friends reunion,climbing /walking clubs,university groups and more to explore our wonderful area.
We have a good outdoor space with a picnic bench and other seats. We also have a firepit for you to use,just bring your own wood. Great space for star gazing or just chilling.
We welcome groups or individuals and can offer sole use for 6 or more people

Late Availability

Snowdonia Bunkhouse available for October Half Term

September 30th 2021

Bring your friends and family for a Snowdonia adventure this half term. Pentre Bach Bunkhouse is still free and could be yours for a few days for surprising little money. This heated, simple accommodation is surrounded by breath-taking scenery and has great walks from the doorstep. Snowdon and all the attractions of the national park are just a short drive away.

Late Availability

Celebrate the UK’s Newest World Heritage Site with an Expedition On Snowdonia Slate Trail

July 30th 2021

Pentre Bach Bunkhouse is ideally placed on the Snowdonia Slate Trail – perfect for exploring all or most the incredible Welsh slate landscape.

The Welsh Slate landscape has recently been named the UK’s newest UNESCO World Heritage Site. What better way to celebrate than to go and appreciate its wild beauty for yourself? An adventure on Snowdonia Slate Trail is surely the best way to take in the magnificence of the area, and Pentre Bach Bunkhouse is an ideal place to stay on your journey. The bunkhouse offers comfortable and welcoming dog friendly accommodation, with a lovely campsite – well placed for enjoying the gorgeous surroundings.


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