YHA Snowdon Bryn Gwynant

Nantgwynant, Caernarfon LL55 4NP


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.

Why Groups love YHA Snowdon Bryn Gwynant

Bolt-ons available here

Views of Llyn Gwynant lake

"Great" - 85%

Customer Satisfaction based on 114 scores

Per person, per night* (ex VAT)
Number of beds: 75

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


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Packages available at YHA Snowdon Bryn Gwynant

YHA Snowdon Bryn Gwynant does not currently offer packages

Bolt-ons available at YHA Snowdon Bryn Gwynant

Adventure bolt-on

Abseiling down a bridge

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.


  • Abseiling
  • Canoeing
  • Climbing
  • Coasteering
  • Ghyll scramble
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain walk

Prices from


Per person (ex VAT)

YHA Snowdon Bryn Gwynant does not currently offer bolt-ons

Personal service

Smaller venues offering a personable service.

Self-led options

Amazing bases for self-led options

Organised packages

Organised residential packages available 

Flexible approach

Totally flexible approach to your residential


A genuine sense of place and location

Experiential learning

Experiential learning opportunities

LOtC accredited sites

70+ LOtC accredited sites

Teachers participation

Teachers encouraged to participate in all activities, helping to enhance teacher-pupil relations



General: Test

  • Laundry
  • Drying room
  • En-suite rooms available
  • Board games
  • Garden/grounds
  • Lounge
  • YHA Exclusive Hire


  • Car parking

Food & Drink:

  • Meals available
  • Self-catering kitchen

Teaching facilities:

  • Classroom(s)
  • Corridor zoning

How to get here

Nantgwynant, Caernarfon LL55 4NP

By car:
YHA Snowdon Bryn Gwynant is on the A498, eight miles west of Capel Curig and four miles east of Beddgelert. From Betws-Y-Coed head towards Beddgelert and after you pass the turning for Llanberis just as you get to the bottom of hill, the sign for the hostel with the drive on the left.

By bus:
Padam and Snowdon Sherpa Bus Service is suspended on Sundays and Bank Holidays.

OS Map: 17
OS Grid Ref: SH641513
Latitude: 53.042442
Longitude: -4.028061
YHA Snowdon Bryn Gwynant