Woodlands Centre, Vicarage Road, Betws-y-Coed, Conwy, LL24 0AD

Call Lisa Pratt on 01690 710863


The Woodlands Centre is a large Victorian property specially adapted into an outdoor centre to provide self catering accommodation for groups of up to 33. There are eight dormitories spread over 3 floors, a common room, large kitchen, drying room, games room and hot showers. The centre is an ideal base for outdoor activities in Snowdonia. The centre is located in Betws-y-Coed, one of North Wales foremost tourist attractions. The area is popular for trekking, canoeing, mountain biking, orienteering and rock climbing and is also convenient for the shops and travelling to the coast approximately 20 miles away. The centre is run by a registered charity called 'The Barn Outdoor Pursuits Association' whose aim is to provide and maintain group accommodation that is an ideal base for outdoor activities in wild country at the lowest possible cost.

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


  • Beds & Rooms:

    33: 1x10,1x8,1x4,2x3,2x2,1x1
  • Open:

    All year. All day
  • Price per night:

    £18.15 pp. Sole Use: youth groups £216.44. Adult only groups £471.90. Further reductions for members and uniformed organisations-see website.
  • Booking:

    Phone, email, book online or write.
  • Directions:

    In Betws-y-Coed on the A5 towards Capel Curig take the first turning left after the pelican crossing. At the top of the hill turn left onto Vicarage Road. The centre is located on the right.
  • Public Transport:

    Nearest Train station is 0.1 miles. Nearest bus stop is 0.1 miles.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation is near mountains, is in a National Park, is available to individuals and has a pub within walking distance. It is on a dark sky area, the walking festivals page, the Slate Trail and the map of accommodation for school groups.


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
rDisabled Access
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
!Bike/equipment store (unlocked)
iDrying room
tWithin 1 mile of NCN


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Look no further for accommodation for the Snowdonia Challenge

May 15th 2019

The Woodlands Centre in Betws-y-Coed offers a perfect base for groups wanting to do the Snowdonia Challenge. This 3 day, 100km walking challenge runs from 28-30 June 2019 and starts in Betws-y-Coed, where the Woodlands Centre offers lost cost, friendly, self catering accommodation.

Snowdonia Challenge is a test of mental and physical resilience and team work and will take you on a journey of self discovery. It is inspired by multi-day challenges used as military training events in Europe.The first Snowdonia Challenge was held in Betws-y-Coed, North Wales in 2017. The perfect base to explore some of the less visited parts of Snowdonia with some of the best views the national park has to offer. This is not just about challenge and adventure though.

Come on your own or come as a team; taking part in the Snowdonia Challenge you will be part of an amazing 3 days where you will make new friends and explore parts of Snowdonia you’ve never been before.

Full event – 3 day walking event – 100km over 3 days. Or if you’d like to be a part of it but can’t commit to the full 3 days then just walk for for 1 or 2 days.

Snowdonia Challenge Betws-y-Coed. Accommodation at The Woodland Centre

Woodlands Centre

May 7th 2019

Low cost accommodation for groups of young people/youth organisations

Our excellent prices are even at reduced rate for youth groups, members, and uniformed organisations.

Games room at Woodlands Centre - north Wales

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