About YHA Snowdon Bryn Gwynant

Bolt-ons available here

Views of Llyn Gwynant lake

Open up a whole new world to your group – YHA Snowdon Bryn Gwynant lets them see Snowdonia at its most majestic. With stunning views over Llyn Gwynant and Snowdon itself, field trips and walking groups are right in the thick of it. This Victorian mansion is full of character and has plenty of quiet spaces to study or plan your next adventure. Don’t forget to sit in the Giant’s Chair outside.

The hostel has 42 acres of grounds to relax in and a library that can be used as a meeting room – groups can also take over the external Coach House. We have a fully licensed bar and offer group catering for breakfast, lunch and evening meals. There are some gorgeous views to see too.

YHA Snowdon Bryn Gwynant doesn’t only have excellent walking and cycling routes for groups from the doorstep, but offers adventurous activities too. Have a week of thrilling activities in epic surroundings, including abseiling, rock climbing and watersports. Further afield you’ll find Welsh classics like the Welsh Highland Railways, Caernarfon Castle and picturesque Portmeirion.


  • Laundry
  • Drying room
  • En-suite rooms available
  • Board games
  • Garden/grounds
  • Lounge
  • YHA Exclusive Hire
  • Meals available
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Car parking
  • Classroom(s)
  • Corridor zoning

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Excellent value food options are also available for lunch and dinner at this hostel.

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Learning Outside the Classroom

YHA is at the top of the class for educational visits. We have been awarded a
Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Award at 74 of our Youth Hostels
across England and Wales.

For more information about the Learning Outside the Classroom Awards,
please visit the Learning Outside the Classroom website.

LOtC Awarded

YHA Snowdon Bryn Gwynant has been given the LOtC award.

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Optional Bolt-on activities at YHA Snowdon Bryn Gwynant

Perfect for groups looking to fill free time, our bolt-on activities can easily be added on to your YHA stay.  Available as half-day and full-day options, we offer an exciting range of activities that are designed to entertain and engage pupils of all ages and abilities.

Adventure at YHA Bryn Gwynant

Adventure bolt-on

Activities for outdoor adventurers

Packed with opportunities to try almost every outdoor activity you can think of, this bolt-on option is great for outdoor adventurers and adrenaline lovers.


  • Climbing
  • Abseiling
  • Coasteering
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Ghyll scramble
  • Mountain walk
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53.042442, -4.028061

YHA Snowdon Bryn Gwynant

OS Map:17
OS Grid Ref:SH641513
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