Welcome

This is the place to discover places to stay,

visit and re-fuel

during your walking adventure in Snowdonia.

The route itinerary is dictated to some extent by the availability of accommodation.  Here, we include a few suggestions but Trail followers may be able to negotiate travel arrangements with accommodation owners. We have not sampled these facilities so take no responsibility for the standard of your stay! We suggest you look at Trip Advisor and make your own judgement. A number of the suggestions are located just off the Trail but judicious use of the OS map and alternative footpaths will get you back on track. This list includes accommodation opportunities all along the Trail, providing you with the opportunity to tailor the walk to suit the time you have available.

Please remember that mobile phone coverage is patchy in Snowdonia, so book in advance.

Baggage transfer and guiding services.
Although this is a new Trail a number of local companies have already undertaken to provide walkers with a variety of services:

RAW Adventures can provide a guided or fully supported unguided service.
Whether you are joining a guided group or undertaking an unguided walk they will welcome you on your arrival and spend some time going through what the next 6 days will look like. They will transfer your baggage so it will be ready and waiting for you at the end of each day.  They also offer you a 24/7 contact number that you can use if you get into difficulty for any reason.  As well as booking your accommodation along the route they supply you with a fully waymarked map of the entire route.
Contact them on 01286 870 870 or visit www.raw-adventures.co.uk.

Anelu/Aim Higher provides a fully supported guided service and can be contacted on 07877 902624 or visit www.mountain-hill-courses.co.uk.

Snowden Taxis of Llanberis can provide baggage handling services. Tel:  CK Cabs on 01286 871 768

 

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Bangor to Bethesda

Refreshment

Bethesda: Caffi Coed y Brenin is a social enterprise which is located directly on the Trail on Bethesda High Street.

2 Victoria Place, Bethesda, LL57 3AG
Tel: 01248 602 550
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Accommodation

Bangor has a mix of accommodation types, including university owned accommodation, hotels, guest houses and a Youth Hostel.

Germor Bed and Breakfast,Maes Isalaw, Bangor LL57 1DL
Tel: 01248 364386
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Website: www.germor.co.uk

Adelpha Guesthouse, Ffordd Garth, LL57 2RT
Tel: 01248 353030
Website: www.adelpha.co.uk

The Management Centre, Bangor Business School, College Road, LL57 2DG
Tel: 01248 365900
Website: www.bangor.ac.uk/management_centre
4* University accommodation available for general booking

Bethesda is not able to boast many accommodation opportunities

Drws Y Nant B&B, 7 Penrhyn Terrace, Bethesda, LL57 3NB.
Tel: 01248 600307. Mob: 07767 294549
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A bed and breakfast located on the busy A5, at the north end of the high street. 

Joys of Life, Coed-Y-Park, LL57 4YW, 
Tel: 01248 602122. Mob: 07966 962664
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Website: www.thejoysoflife.co.uk
Bed and breakfast or self-catering accommodation located not far from the route but about a mile further on than Bethesda.

Victoria Hotel bunkhouse, High Street, Bethesda, 
Tel:01248 600997
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Website: www.victoriabunkhouse.co.uk
A luxury bunkhouse close to the amenities on Bethesda High Street

Caban Cysgu,Ffordd Gerlan, Gerlan, Bethesda, LL57 3TL
Tel: 01248 605573  Mob: 07464 676753
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Website: http://www.cabancysgu-gerlan.co.uk
Bunkhouse accommodation with drying room, etc. about half a mile from the centre of the village

Tyddyn Du Bunkhouse, Gerlan, LL57 3UB
Tel: 01248 600670  Mob: 07789 550537
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Website: http://www.bunkhouse-tyddyndu.co.uk
Also in Gerlan but a bit further out

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Bethesda to Llanberis

Refreshments

Lodge Dinorwig is located directly on the Trail a few miles short of Llanberis. They do lovely cakes as well as full meals. See below for details

Accommodation

Dinorwig

Lodge DinorwigDinorwig, LL55 3EY
Tel: 01286 87163
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Website: http://www.lodge-dinorwig.co.uk
A recently opened establishment in the old quarry school, providing café facilities and bunkhouse. Ideally placed for your first night, depending on your full itinerary

Llanberis has countless hotels, including:

Llanberis Lodges,High Street, Llanberis, LL55 4EN 
Tel: 01286 871 617
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Website: www.llanberislodges.co.uk
Centrally located bed and breakfast

Glyn Afon Guest House,72 High Street, Llanberis,  LL55 4HA
Telephone: 01286 872528
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Website: llanberisbedandbreakfast.co.uk
Centrally located bed and breakfast

Gallt-y-Glyn Bunkhouse Accommodation and B&BLlanberis, LL55 4EL, 
Tel:- 0 1286 870370
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Website: www.galltyglyn.com
Located about 1km out of Llanberis.  Return to the Slate Trail through Glynrhonwy woods

Pete's Eats Bunkhouse,40 High Street, Llanberis .LL55 4EU
Tel: 01286 870 117
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Website: www.petes-eats.co.uk

Llanberis Youth Hostel, Llwyn Celyn, LL55 4SR
Tel: 0845 371 9645

Llwyn Celyn Bach CampsiteLlanberis. LL55 4SR
Tel: 01286 870923
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Website:  www.campinginllanberis.com
Located about 1km outside the village

Or visit http://www.llanberis.org/Where-to-Stay.html

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Llanberis to Waunfawr

Refreshments

Caffi Blas y Waun is a social enterprise operated by Antur Waunfawr, a few yards off the Trail.  Check for opening times.

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Refreshment

Caffi Blas y Waun for a midday snack
Antur Waunfawr
Bryn Pistyll
LL55 5BJ
Tel: 01286 650721
Website: www.anturwaunfawr.cymru

Canolfan Y Fron cafe 
The old school in Y Fron has converted into a community hub which includes a café which will initially operate during the daytime offering, snacks and light lunches. It also includes a small shop with essential supplies
Tel: 01286 880882
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Accommodation

Waunfawr does not have many accommodation opportunities but see Antur Waunfawr above which is developing an accessible holiday bungalow

Waunfawr

Tyn-yr-Onnen campsiteWaunfawr, LL55 4AX
Tel: 01286 650281
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Located about 1km off the route

Snowdonia Parc campsite, Waunfawr, LL55 4AQ, UK
Tel: 01286 650409
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Website: http://www.snowdonia-park.co.uk
A campsite located alongside the pub and micro-brewery which provides a comprehensive food menu

Y Fron

The defunct village school now includes a luxury bunkbarn.
The Canolfan has a newly equipped kitchen and  a café which will initially operate during the daytime offering, snacks and light lunches
Y Fron is perfectly placed to shorten this day and make the next day a reasonable length.
Visit
www.fron.org.uk
Tel: 01286 88
0882
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Nantlle

B&B accommodation in Nantlle is not readily available, but a number of B&B establishments in Beddgelert have advised that they would pick up walkers from Nantlle. This would allow a two night stay in the same establishment.  See the Beddgelert accommodation section for examples of such establishments.

Trigonos Centre, Plas Bala Deulyn, Nantlle LL54 6BW
Tel: 01286 882388
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Website: www.trigonos.org
A B&B near the lake which caters for singles if the place isn`t booked for groups

Drws y Coed

The Little House Wales
Drws Y Coed, 
LL54 6BT
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Twitter: @littlehousewales

 A newly refurbished holiday let set in the beautiful Nantlle Valley. Ready for rental early 2018 and a possible base from which a group might walk the Trail.

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Nantlle to Rhyd Ddu

Tal y Mignedd Isaf campsite, Nantlle,LL54 6BT
Tel: 01286 880374
A basic campsite with no refreshment facilities. It does have a caravan which is available for self-catering stays. Again, this location shortens the day and lengthens the next, resulting in two easier days

Rhyd Ddu

Cwellyn Arms, Rhyd Ddu, LL54 6TL
Tel 01766 890321
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Website: cwellynarms.co.uk
A variety of accommodation types, including en-suite rooms, self-catering apartments, with bunkhouses and a campsite at a location about 15mins from the pub. Food is available at the pub.

Tŷ Mawr B&B and Tea RoomLL54 6TL, 
Tel 01766 890837:
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Website www.snowdonaccommodation.co.uk
Located in the centre of Rhyd Ddu. It has three double bedrooms.

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Rhyd Ddu to Beddgelert

Beddgelert has countless hotels, including:

Plas Gwyn, Beddgelert, LL55 4UY. 
Tel: 01766 890 215
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Website: www.plas-gwyn.com
In the village centre.  At the time of writing, the owners advised that they would be happy to pick up Trail walkers from nearby locations, such as Nantmor.  This is well worth checking out if you want to shorten the next day.

Colwyn Guest House Beddgelert, LL55 4UY 
Tel: 01766 890 276
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Website: www.beddgelertguesthouse.co.uk
In the village centre

Cae Du Campsite, Beddgelert, LL55 4NE
Tel: 01766  890345   
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Website: www.caeducampsite.co.uk
Located about 1km from the village centre


Or visit http://www.beddgelerttourism.com

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Beddgelert to Croesor

Refreshments

Caffi Croesor for a bite to eat.  Phone to find opening hours
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Website: www.orielcafficroesoratcnicht.co.uk

Accommodation

Croesor,unfortunately, has no short stay accommodation but can provide a number of holiday cottages.

Scan the web for details.

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Tanygrisiau to Llan Ffestiniog

Blaenau Ffestiniog. Unless you plan to spend some time in the town exploring its attractions, you are recommended to stay in Llan Ffestiniog, otherwise the next day becomes over-long. 

Refreshments

The Bridge Café, Church Street, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd LL41 3HD

Tel: 01766 830083 or 0795 7621845.

Accommodation

Cellb bunkhouse and café/bar
Park Square, Blaenau Ffestiniog, LL41 3AD
Website: Cellb.org

Bryn Elltyd eco Guest House, Tanygrisiau, Blaenau Ffestiniog,LL41 3TW
Tel: 01766 831356  Mob: 07905 568127.
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Website: http://www.ecoguesthouse.co.uk
Good reviews on Trip Advisor

Isallt Guest House, Isallt, Church Street, Blaenau Ffestiniog LL41 3HD 
Tel: 01766 832488
Website: http://www.isallt.com
Good reviews on Trip Advisor

Capel Pisgah, Maenofferen Street, Blaenau Ffestiniog LL41 3DH
Tel: 01766 831285 Mob: 07788 861273
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Website: http://www.bandbinsnowdonia.co.uk

Llan Ffestiniog

Pengwern Arms,Church Square, Llan Ffestiniog,LL41 4PB
Tel: 01766 762200
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A community pub in the centre of the village with 5 en-suite letting rooms available. In the future they will offer comfortable hotel type accommodation as well as a self-catering wing for groups. 

Treks:Bunkhouse, 
Y Cefn, 
Llan Ffestiniog, 
LL41 4PS
Tel: 07796  1723181
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1 mile from the Pengwern

Llechrwd Campsite, LL41 4HF,
Tel: 01766 590240
Website: www.llechrwd.co.uk
A 2 mile walk away in the valley below

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Llan Ffestiniog to Penmachno

Refreshments

Pont yr Afon Gamcafe, LL41 4PS
A great little cafe for lunch just off the route, Grid Ref: 746418
Tel: 01766 762766

Eagles Pub, Penmachno
See below

Accommodation

The Eagles Pub,LL24 0UG
Tel: 01690 760177
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Website: www.eaglespenmachno.co.uk
Luxury bunkhouse accommodation – there is no shop in the village so bring your own food. The pub provides food on Friday and Saturday nights but check before you depend on this.

Penmachno Hall, LL24 0PU
Tel: 01690 760410
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Website: www.penmachnohall.co.uk

Ty Blaidd, Penmachno, LL24 0AJ
Tel: 01690 760300
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Website: www.stay-snowdonia.co.uk

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Betws y Coed to Capel Curig

Capel Curig has a number of campsites, bunkbarns, hotels and B&Bs.
However, the village is long and linear along the A55 and use of the OS map to identify short cuts to your accommodation will avoid a detour.

Visit  www.visitcapel.co.uk

These suggestions are near the Trail.

Gwern Gof Isaf campsite and bunkbarn, Capel Curig, LL24 0EU is located alongside the Trail about 4km from Capel Curig. 
Tel: 01690 720276
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Website: www.gwerngofisaf.co.uk

Other accommodation in Capel Curig will shorten day six but lengthen the final day.

St Curig's Church bed and breakfast and bunkhouse, Capel Curig, LL24 0EL
Tel: 01690 720469
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Website: www.stcurigschurch.com

Bryn Tyrch Inn, Capel Curig, LL24 0EL
Tel: 01690 720223
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Website:  www.bryntyrchinn.co.uk

Bryn Tyrch farm Campsite and bunkbarn, Capel Curig,  LL24 0EL
Tel: 01690 720414

Plas Curig hostel, Capel Curig, LL24 0EL
Tel: 01690 720 225
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Website: www.snowdoniahostel.co.uk

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Capel Curig to Bethesda

Refreshments

There is a cafe and a food kiosk near Ogwen Cottage

Accommodation

YHA Idwal
Nant Ffrancon, 
LL57 3LZ
Tel: 01345 371 9744
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Snowdonia Mountain Lodge
Nant Ffrancon, 
LL57 3LZ
Tel: 01248 600 500
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Website: http://snowdoniamountainlodge.com

This B&B is located in the heart of Nant Ffrancon, about 2 miles south of Bethesda and not far off the Trail

Snowdonia Mountain Hostel
Tai Newyddion
Nant Ffrancon
LL57 3DQ

Tel: 01248 600416
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Website: www.snowdoniamountainhostel.com

Bethesda

The choice of accommodation in Bethesda is limited and you are best catching the bus back to the beginning in Bangor

Other accommodation en route

Tregarth Useful if you would like to return to the car in Bangor the next morning

Llety Pant Teg B & B, Tregarth, LL57 4AU
Tel: 01248 602248
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Website: http://www.pantteg.co.uk
A good looking business located at the north end of the village, next to the Shiloh chapel

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