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Check the weather

We are getting calls from people asking about the weather forecast for Easter. We suggest you check out this link to the local Met Office forecast. This is the one we use, and it is usually fairly accurate, although the mountain weather can change very quickly.

https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/gcmjsrv61#?fc

This is the Bryn Gwynant Youth Hostel 7 day weather […]

March 21st, 2018|

We are open again!

After the recent big freeze we have now got running water again, our biomass boiler is working and the roads are now safe. So we have re-opened! You are welcome to come and enjoy our lovely place. This is the first time for many years we have had to close because of the weather, and […]

March 6th, 2018|

Campsite closed for weekend

Snow and frozen water mean our campsite is not open for campers today 1st of March.  Heavy snow falls have made the road and entrance treacherous. Our entire water supply is now frozen solid.  According to forecasts this cold spell will persist through the coming weekend.  If you have booked to stay with us, email […]

March 1st, 2018|

New roof for our toilet block

We are busy building a new roof for the toilet block at Llyn Gwynant Campsite, which will be wider than the existing one and will span the showers at the back of the building as well. Unfortunately this work requires toilets and showers to be closed at times next week, though we will open 4 […]

November 2nd, 2017|

Late October Sun at Llyn Gwynant Campsite

Late October 2017 has seen campers enjoying the sun at Llyn Gwynant Campsite. This is a view of our Lakeside motorhome bays which overlook the shared no-camping area in front of the beach. We are open every day, all year, so you don’t have to wait until Spring to enjoy this beautiful place. Book […]

October 28th, 2017|

Wales does get wet but our suffering is nothing….

We know what it is like to be wet and windy in Wales, and have mud on the fields after a particularly wet September here at Llyn Gwynant – though this dramatic picture of our wardens beside the flooded river is not recent, it was taken  6 years ago!. However none of us have experienced […]

September 30th, 2017|

IP Challenge this weekend

The IP Snowdon Challenge is based at Llyn Gwynant Campsite this weekend, the 15th, 16th and 17th September. This major charity event supports the Youth Adventure Trust. All the back fields of the campsite will be used by the Challenge with just the front fields left for public camping. Be aware if you do come […]

September 15th, 2017|

Swim to support families with dementia

We proudly support one of our wardens who swam the lake on the weekend to raise money and awareness for families coping with dementia. Elaine told us she would call off the swim if it was too windy. But although the wind was strong so was she: with husband Ed, also one of our wardens, […]

June 5th, 2017|

Seasonal wardens wanted!

We have an opening for a seasonal warden, working from end of May or June till September. If you are fit, friendly and organised, preferably with outdoor experience and great people skills and if you think you have what it takes to work on our lovely campsite, then  Contact us, with a brief CV.

May 5th, 2017|

Boat Hire is open this weekend!

The weather is great: straight after the cold bank holiday it has become warm and lovely at Llyn Gwynant. Jon, our boat hire manager is keen and coming back, so boat hire is open on this weekend: from Friday 5th May late afternoon through to Sunday 7th May if it stays nice.  Jon now has […]

May 3rd, 2017|