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.


  • 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 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.

It has availability at February Half Term and Easter.


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

March Availability

December 25th 2019

There is availability at Pentre Bach Bunkhouse Waunfawr near Caernarfon for any March weekend, for any number of nights sharing or sole use.
£14pppn if sharing and sole use negotiable

Pentre Bach is an 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


Adventure Breaks in Snowdonia for early 2020

December 21st 2019

Availability at Pentre Bach Bunkhouse for February weekends and half term either sole use or sharing with others. Cost £14pppn if sharing or £210 per night based on 12-16 people taking sole use.

We have plenty of weekend availability for February. We are close to the mountains if walking or climbing is your thing. We are also close to the coast and attractions. Our local pub is just a 10 minute walk away and they welcome groups from here. The food is good and plentiful and their own brewed ales are a must try. We are dog friendly at no extra cost but please mention when booking. We also offer outdoor activities if you would like to try something new.


Adventurous dogs welcome at Pentre Bach Bunkhouse

November 23rd 2019

Pentre Bach Bunkhouse offers dog friendly accommodation for outdoor adventurers, with the sights of Snowdon just outside your door.

The Bunkhouse provides simple accommodation in the lush Snowdonia national park. A whole host of activities such as climbing, kayaking or gorge scrambling are available for adventurous travelers. Daredevils will be pleased to know that nearby is one of the largest zipwires in Europe. But those more partial to rambling will not be disappointed with many beautiful routes to amble down. The local pub is CAMRA pub of the year in the area so there truly is something for everyone.

Doggy in mountains
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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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