Outdoor Activities

Everybody arranges their own, and there's plenty of opportunity for everything.

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Various combinations available from individuals to groups up to 36.

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Contact Us

You can contact us by phone on 01286 870521. By post or by e-mail.

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This is Snowdonia’s Original Bunkhouse, started by me in 1966, now an Independent Hostel, a base for your own activities. There are various grades of accommodation with helpful flexibility, and all you need is your own sleeping bag – and food, since it’s totally self-catering. Each section is equipped for cooking and dining. Our water comes from the Carneddau mountains -take some home in your poly bottle.

It's warm and homely, and we usually become good friends with our customers. I keep it as a “ A Centre of Lo-Tech Pragmatism” . It reflects my attitude to life – keep it simple, so long as it works. Here it really does – come and see!
As a retired instructor and mountain rescue leader I’m usually around for a chat - and advice, if you want it. There are good pubs and eating places nearby. Llanberis about 3 miles away, by road, cycle track, or cross country paths. Your own drink brought in is fine, if it goes with responsible behaviour. (I take a drop, too.)
Jesse James M.I.A.C., Owner & Resident Warden

Front of Bunkhouse