Snowdonia and North Wales
Old School, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9TQ
Corris hostel is a renowned haven away from the stresses of the outside world; with its homely atmosphere, friendly staff and cosy wood fires. Situated in the Dyfi Biosphere and southern Snowdonia National Park, the hostel is close to Cadair Idris and Centre for Alternative Technology.
Felen Rhyd Fach, Maentwrog, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, LL41 4HY
Maentwrog Bunkhouse, near Blaenau Ffestiniog in Snowdonia provides self catering accommodation with underfloor heating for up to 4 people. Hill walk from the farm or walk the Welsh coast path. White water rafting, Coed y Brenin, Ffestiniog railway and beautiful beaches are only a short drive away.
Park Square, Blaenau Ffestiniog LL41 3AD
After long days of adventures in Snowdonia, why not rest your weary head at CellB, an Edwardian police house hostel in Blaenau Ffestiniog. Conveniently located in the centre of town, there is a self-catering kitchen, drying room, secure bike storage, private rooms, a bar and even a Cinema.
1 Castle Street, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 1SE
Toad Hall, Doll St, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8BH
Toad Hall sits beside the River Dovey, close to Snowdonia National Park and Machynlleth. NCN Cycle route 8 and Glyndwrs Way pass near by. The self catering hostel accommodation is a four bed-roomed self contained unit above the family home. A flat garden is ideal for camping or bike/canoe storage.
Pentre Bach, Waunfawr, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL54 7AJ
Pentre Bach Bunkhouse, Gwynnedd is surrounded by the superb scenery of Moel Eilio and Mynydd Mawr with views towards Snowdon. Great walks from the door or drive to the Nantlle ridge and the main routes up Snowdon. Bach Ventures offer guided walks, kayaking, climbing, gorge-scrambling & coasteering.
14 Charlton Street, Llandudno, LL30 2AA
Llandudno Hostel in the heart of the Victorian seaside town of Llandudno, is a 4* boutique hostel where individuals, families and groups (including schools) are welcome all year. Llandudno has blue flag beaches, traditional pier, museums, excellent shopping and fishing trips. Lovely coastal walks.
Pont-y-Pant, Dolwyddelan, North Wales, LL25 0DQ
Lledr House near Betws-y-Coed, once a YHA, is refurbished and welcoming individuals, groups & families to the pretty village of Dolwyddelan in the heart of Snowdonia. The hostel is surrounded by its own woodlands in the beautiful Lledr Valley with cycle trails and forest tracks from the door.
Lovesgrove, Aberystwyth, SY23 3HP
Plas Dolau Country House Hostel is set in 25 acres just 3 miles from Aberystwyth. Ideal for exploring West Wales, walking, cycling, riding, fishing and golf. This warm country mansion with dormitory rooms is ideally suited for youth groups, field courses, retreats, house parties or individuals.
Dinorwig, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 3EY
Lodge Dinorwig on the edge of Snowdonia National Park, is a former school offering bunkroom accommodation with breakfast and evening meals available. Ideal location for high adrenaline activities such as Bounce Below and Zip World. Great for tea and cake after a day in the mountains.
Springhill Farm, Selattyn, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY10 7NZ
Springhill Farm Bunkhouse, Selattyn, Oswestry, Shropshire is on a Welsh hill farm on the Wales / Shropshire border, 1475ft above sea level. Beautiful views over the Ceiriog Valley and Berwyn Mountains. Great for walking, riding, cycling, team building, meetings, or just to relax.
Penbryn Reception, Aberystwyth University, Penbryn, Penglais, SY23 3BY
Aberystwyth University Bunkhouse on the Ceredigion Coast has individual bedrooms for up to 90 people.
Arete Outdoor Education Centre, Llanrug, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 4AP
Arete Outdoor Centre in the Snowdonia National Park, is close to the stunning coastline, mountains & lakes of North Wales and Anglesey. Providing comfortable, affordable, bunkhouse accommodation with large kitchens, this is a great base for groups of friends or family. Outdoor activities available.
25 Bath Street, Aberystwyth, SY23 2NN
Maes-y-Mor offers superior self-catering accommodation around the corner from the beach in Aberystwyth. Near the town centre just 5 mins' walk from train & bus stations. Self-catering facilities, car parking, secure bike storage and luxury private rooms at great prices.
Clynnog Rd, Trefor, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL54 5AA
Parc Elernion Camping Barn is set within SSSI woodland, close to Trefor, Caernarfon with lovely sandy beach and harbour with easy access to the Wales Coast Path, this little camping barn sleeps 2 on Westlake camp beds. BYO Sleeping Bags & Towels. Perfect for the welsh coast, castles and Snowdonia.
Rhyd Ddu Outdoor Centre, Rhyd Ddu, Snowdonia, Wales LL54 6TL
Rhyd Ddu Outdoor Centre and Bunkhouse provides group accommodation at the foot of Snowdon and the Nantlle Ridge. Centrally located in Snowdonia, surrounded by family-friendly woodland and countryside walks with stunning views of Lakes and Mountains. Village pub, café & Welsh Highland Railway stop.
Dolwyddelan, Betws-y-Coed, Snowdonia, North Wales LL25 0EJ
Elens Castle Hotel Bunkroom, in Snowdonia National Park, offers budget accommodation in a hotel setting. The 4 bed en suite bunkroom can be booked by the bed or the room. Lacking a kitchen, bunkroom guests are invited to socialise and eat in the hotel.
Fferm Tanrallt Farm, Llangian, Abersoch, Gwynedd, LL53 7LN
Abersoch Sgubor Unnos is family farm bunkhouse accommodation in Llangian on the Llyn Peninsula. One mile from Abersoch, the bunkhouse is an ideal base for watersports, surfing, cycling, golf, fishing, sailing and walking the Llyn Coast Path. Spinning and knitting courses available.
Y Dolydd, Workhouse, Llanfyllin, SY22 5LD
Bunkhouse at the Workhouse is a well equipped, community run bunkhouse at Y Dolydd Llanfyllin Victorian Workhouse. Handy for Welshpool, Oswestry, Shrewsbury and close to the Berwyn Mountains, Lake Vyrnwy and Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall, the tallest single drop waterfall in the UK.
Craiglan, Betws-y-Coed, Conway, LL24 0AW
The Vagabond Bunkhouse/Hostel is in the village of Betws-y-Coed, in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park. The perfect base camp for climbers, walkers, mt bikers, paddlers and adventure seekers, from which to explore and appreciate this area of outstanding recreation and beauty.
Lawrence House, Church Street, Tremadog, Nr Porthmadog, Gwynedd, Snowdonia, LL49 9PS
Snowdon Lodge Group Hostel, Nr Porthmadog, is the birthplace of Lawrence of Arabia ! Self-catering group accommodation in Tremadog perfect for family reunions or groups wanting to explore Snowdonia and the Llyn Peninsula. Privates rooms, lecture room and a large car park.
32 Tegid Street, Bala, LL23 7EL
For outdoor adventures within the Snowdonia National Park, Bala Backpackers offers great value accommodation with 30 single beds in multi bed rooms and twin rooms. Located in a quiet, sunny, chapel square, in the bustling market town of Bala.
Lion Street, Dolgellau, LL40 1DG
Plas Isa in the centre of Dolellau welcomes independent travellers to this historic welsh town. Comfortable rooms for singles, couple or groups. The perfect base for adventure holidays in Snowdonia particularly for cyclists on the Lon Las Cymru and walkers and climbers wanting to explore the area.
Plas Porth Yr Aur, 2 High Street, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 1RN
Totters sits in the heart of the historic castle town of Caernarfon just 30 mts from the Menai Straits. Close to many pubs and restaurants but with good public transport to the Snowdonia National Park. The hostel is a 200 year old, five floored town house with a cellar built into Caernarfon city walls
Y Cefn, Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, LL41 4PS
Treks Bunkhouse perches in the mountains on the outskirts of the village of Blaenau Ffestiniog. Ideal for those who enjoy the rugged beauty of Snowdonia, it is a former golf club recently converted to provide self-catering accommodation for individuals and groups. There are many attractions nearby.
Platts Farm Bunkhouse, Aber Road, Llanfairfechan, Conwy, LL33 0HL
Platt's Farm Campsite & Bunkhouse is a range of Victorian farm buildings in the charming village of Llanfairfechan, Conwy. Easy access from the A55 and close to routes such as the Wales Coast Path, NCN route 5 and Snowdonia National Park. Zipworld, Bethesda & Surf Snowdonia are within 20 mins drive.
Gorn Rd, Llanidloes, Powys, SY18 6LA
Plasnewydd Bunkhouse, Llanidloes, is set in the beautiful Mid Wales countryside on the Glyndwrs Way. Attractions close by include sailing, golf course, outdoor pursuit centre, shooting range, motorbike school and the picturesque market town of Llanidloes (0.5 mile) with many places to eat and drink.
Cefn Brith, Cerrigydrudion, Conwy, LL21 9TS
Tyddan Bychan, Conwy, is an 18th century Welsh farm. It is an excellent self-catering base for mountain biking, road cycling, canoeing, walking, climbing, fishing and numerous watersports including white water rafting. Delicious homemade food is available if booked in advance.
Gwastad Agnes Off Panorama Road, Barmouth, Gwynedd, LL42 1DX
Cyclists and walkers love Bunkorama, cosy clean and comfortable accommodation with breathtaking views of Cader Idris and Cardigan Bay. Off Panorama Road near Barmouth, handy for Cycle Route 8, the Cambrian Way, the Mawddach Trail and the mountains, rivers and beaches of the Cambrian Coast.
Vicarage Road, Betws-y-Coed, Conwy, LL24 0AD
The Woodlands Centre, Betws-y-Coed is a large Victorian property specially adapted into an outdoor centre. An ideal base for outdoor activities in Snowdonia. The area is popular for trekking, canoeing, mountain biking, orienteering and rock climbing and is also convenient for the shops & the coast.
Snowdonia Mountain Hostel, Tai Newyddion, Nant Ffrancon, Bangor LL57 3DQ
In the heart of the Ogwen Valley with stunning views over Snowdonia, this hostel is the perfect base for walkers, climbers and cyclists with the best routes straight from the door.
Cerrig-yr-Adar, Rhoscolyn, Holyhead, Anglesey, LL65 2NQ
Outdoor Alternative is a purpose built 4* centre tucked away in Rhoscolyn, an AONB on the Anglesey Coast. Just 5 mins' walk to the sandy beach at Borthwen and a stone's throw from the Anglesey Coastal Path. An ideal base for kayaking, climbing, sailing, walking, bird watching or beach holidays.
Golan, Garndolbenmaen, Gwynedd, LL51 9AQ
Cwm Pennant Hostel is a welcoming 56 bed hostel offering relaxed accommodation for individuals, families and groups. Set within its own stunning grounds and bluebell woods in the Snowdonia National Park the hostel has fantastic views of the Cwm Pennant valley and Moel Hebog.
Ffordd Gerlan, Gerlan, Bethesda, Bangor, LL57 3ST
Caban Cysgu Gerlan Bunkhouse is near Bethesda at the foot of the Carneddau. A great base for the Fourteen 3000ft and just a 5 minute drive to Zip World. Plenty of mountain bike trails on the doorstep, close to Lôn Las Ogwen for cyclists, Idwal for climbers and Afon Ogwen for canoeists.
Berwyn Street, Llangollen, LL20 8NB
Llangollen Hostel, in the Dee Valley is your perfect location for walking, cycling, canoeing and white water rafting. Families will love visiting the steam railway, horse drawn canal boats & Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, a World Heritage Site. The town offers a great choice of pubs, music and arts festival
Deiniolen, Caernarfon LL55 3HH
Old School Lodge, is in the small mountain village of Deiniolen, in the heart of Snowdonia not far from the popular town of Llanberis, The perfect base for groups of all kinds wishing to explore the rugged splendour of North Wales.
Y Gweithdy, Anelog, Aberdaron, Pwllheli, LL53 8BT
Aberdaron Farm bunkhouse on the Llyn Peninsula has underfloor heating and a large comfortable social room. The rural location is two miles from Aberdaron village, close to Whistling Sands and across the sound from Bardsey Island. Dog welcome with notice. Holiday cottages & camping also available.
Pyllau Gloewon Farm, Tal-y-Bont, Conwy, Gwynedd, LL32 8YX
Conwy Valley Backpackers is situated on a peaceful organic farm in the heart of the beautiful Conwy Valley, with excellent access to Snowdonia. Centrally heated with a fully equipped self-catering kitchen, log fires and hot showers. Secure bike/canoe storage. Grazing for horses.
Porthdafarch Road, Holyhead, Anglesey, LL65 2LP
Anglesey Outdoor Centre on Holyhead is an ideal base for groups, individuals or families. It is just a mile from Porthdafarch Beach & the coast path, and only 2km from Sustrans Cycle Route 8. It has four self contained areas each with their own self-catering, on-site bar & bistro, Yurts and Cabans.
National Trust Ysbyty Estate Office, Dinas, Betws-y-Coed, Conwy, LL24 0HF
Hendre Isaf Basecamp | National Trust Ysbyty Estate Office, Dinas, Betws-y-Coed, Conwy, LL24 0HF | This converted Grade 2 stone farm building is the perfect base for enjoying the Snowdonia National Park. Part of the 8,000 hectare Ysbyty Estate, it offers spacious, well appointed group accommodation.
Borth, Ceredigion, Wales, SY24 5JS
Borth Youth Hostel has 4 miles of stunning beach just 20 metres from the front door. The perfect location for a beach holiday, this Edwardian house has 9 bedrooms with sea views and is a great base for visits to the Centre for Alternative Technology, Aberystwyth or the beautiful Dyfi Biosphere.
2-3 Heol y Bont (Bridge St), Dolgellau, Gwynedd, LL40 1AU
HyB Bunkhouse, in the centre of Dolgellau, at the foot of Cader Idris has easy access onto the Mawddach trail near the river Wnion and is 10 minutes' drive to Coed y Brenin mountain biking centre. So perfect for cyclists. The quirky listed building features original oak floors, beams and panelling.
Tomen Y Castell, Llanfor, Bala, Gwynedd, LL23 7HD
Bala Bunk House is a 200 year old Welsh stone building full of character. In an acre of picturesque grounds with private parking and splendid views of the Berwyn Hills. Ideal for all types of groups, family parties and individuals. Close to Bala Lake and the National White Water Centre.
This map of Snowdonia and North Wales shows the location of bunkhouses, camping barns & hostels in Wales largest network of bunkhouses and hostels, IHUK.
North Wales, as well as being famous for the mountains of Snowdonia also has some lovely beaches on the Llyn Peninsula, around Abersoch and Aberdaron. The lakes at Bala provide water sports. North Wales has ideal locations for family holidays. Visit the castles in Conway and Caernarfon. Enjoy the seaside town of Llandudno. Tour Anglesey or take a ferry to Ireland.
North wales is an outdoor playground great for mounting biking, walking and climbing. There are 15 Welsh peaks over 3000 foot in Snowdonia alone. The hostels and bunkhouses of North Wales are ideally equipped with drying rooms, wash down areas and secure bikes storage.
Things to do in North Wales:
Visit the huge underground trampoline and zip wire at Bounce Below by the Llechwedd Slate Caverns. You can go inland surfing at Surf Snowdonia. Visit the National Slate Museum and Electric Mountain at llanberis. Outdoor sports available in North Wales include mountain biking, horse riding, cycling, hang gliding, canoeing, wind surfing, white water rafting, rock climbing, course and sea fishing,
Orienteering and Walking: The North Wales scenery is unbeatable with stunning views, forest and a waterfalls. There are many scenic walks and gorgeous views from the roadside and lake side. Cafes, hostels and bunkhouses in superb locations have great views to. North Wales is an ideal location for a relaxing holiday or to explore Wales rich history. Visit the many castles, stately home and gorgeous gardens. Or simply visit a Welsh town and hear the ancient language of Welsh spoken in the shops and streets.