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, has a pub within walking distance, has availability this New Year and is on the available autumn half term page, the 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

Special offer for 2020 bookings

October 3rd 2019

Here at Pentre Bach for October only we are offering sole use bookings between February to May at 2018/19 prices. This is a great time to get your getaways organised at a great price.

If you are looking to booking sole use between February and May then we are offering you our accommodation at 2018/19 prices before they increase in Janauary. Please quote BH1819 to get this offer

Special Offer

New Year in the Mountains of Snowdonia

October 1st 2019

Pentre Bach Bunkhouse is available from 27th Dec to 1st Jan 2020. Ample room to socialize and eat together. Local Pub 10 minute walk and are great for food, own brewed Ales and fire works.

Minimum stay 3 nights. £200 per night. If less than 12 people then £180 per night.

sunset over pentre back bunkhouse

Rural Half Term Break in stunning Snowdonia.

September 27th 2019

Pentre Bach Bunkhouse has availability for large and small groups as well as individual bookings. We have any number of nights from Sunday 27th until 1st November.

We charge £13pppn if sharing or £200 pn for sole use . If there are less than 12 in the group let us know for a different price.We also offer outdoor activities such as gorge scrambling, mine exploration, coasteering kayaking, sea kayaking. There are plenty of other attractions in the local area such as Sygun copper mine in Beddgelert or the National Slate museum in Llanberis(great wet weather options.

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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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