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Free Stargazing Event at Llyn Gwynant Barns

Join us for a free evening of stargazing, warming food and a planetarium experience at Llyn Gwynant Barns.

Open to all ages, from budding astronomers to those who simply appreciate the curious magic of a starry sky, Llyn Gwynant Barns is hosting an astronomy evening with Dark Sky Wales.

The event takes places on Wednesday 26th April, starting at 6:30pm and is free for a maximum of 40 guests.

Come along and enjoy a planetarium […]

March 25th, 2017|

Stargazing Paradise at Llyn Gwynant Campsite

You don’t have to be a skilled astronomer to enjoy the wonders of a starry night sky and apparently Llyn Gwynant Campsite have some of the best stargazing views in the world!

Here at Llyn Gwynant Campsite we are embracing our site’s extraordinary relationship with the night sky.

The Snowdonia National Park, home to Llyn Gwynant Campsite, has been awarded International Dark Sky Reserve status, one of only 11 locations in the world with this certification!
What is International Dark Sky status?
An IDA International Dark Sky Reserve is […]

February 15th, 2017|

Otters: please move to Llyn Gwynant!

The number of otters inhabiting the Llyn Gwynant waters will hopefully be on the rise with a bit of help from our new otter holt.

A special home has been constructed for otters near Llyn Gwynant, built by our staff out of 100% natural waste  materials. Using left-over timber and brash from recent tree maintenance, this secretly intricate structure was created as an appealing abode for a family.

Did you know that a holt is the name for an otters den?

The […]

October 31st, 2016|

Late Chicks at Gwynant reception!

The final inhabitants of our reception shelter are now preparing to take flight...

As usual, our reception building has been host to a number of Swallow nests this year. Usually these agile birds can be seen nesting in early Spring and fledglings take to the skies at the end of summer.

This trio of chicks has been nestled in a cosy spot just by the door at reception. Their […]

September 9th, 2016|

Open All Winter

The weather here has been wonderful, and now that we offer electric hookups we hope those of you who like comfort and a very beautiful and private setting will be heading our way. As you see the site is very beautiful indeed in its autumn colours with mostly just the ducks to enjoy it. We […]

November 4th, 2015|

Music event in our barns on Saturday October 10th

We will have a music event in our barns on Saturday October 10th that may be disturbing to campers on Sa. We will certainly do our best to minimise impact on the campsite but if you want the usual quiet Llyn Gwynant experience then please pick a different weekend to visit us. Many apologies for the […]

October 10th, 2015|

Featured in GO Guide to Snowdonia

Llyn Gwynant Campsite has been featured in the the GO Guide to Snowdonia. Click on the badge to view their article 60 Reasons to Visit Snowdonia detailing lots of activities and places to stay in the area.

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September 21st, 2015|

Summer Wildflowers

We’ve been busy helping lots of people enjoy this wonderful place and would like to share some recent photos of summer wildflowers and young people and animals who have been enjoying them! We are collecting photos this year for our planned winter re-write of our website at the end of the year, we hope to […]

July 31st, 2015|