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 […]

March 25th, 2017|

Stay in Nutshell Caravan

Did you know that we have a static caravan for weekly hire – Friday to Friday – overlooking the lake, nor far from our campsite? This little-known refuge is ideal for those who love natural […]

February 28th, 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 […]

February 15th, 2017|

Open for Christmas and New Year

Llyn Gwynant Campsite remains open all year, including over the Christmas season and over the New Year period for 2017.  You can book an electric hookup as usual, see the link from our Vans and […]

December 15th, 2016|

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 […]

October 31st, 2016|

Boat hire closed till Easter 2017

All the boats at the Boat hire centre on the campsite are now put away… so Boat hire is closed. We re-open in Easter 2017 and availability during the Spring will depend on how kind […]

October 22nd, 2016|

Pizzas and Breakfasts from October 21st to 30th every day

Pizzas and  breakfasts will be available every day on the campsite this week of the school half term. This means there are pizzas on offer every night from Friday 21st to Saturday29th, and breakfasts every […]

October 22nd, 2016|

Pizzas and breakfasts this weekend

Friday 21st October and Saturday 22nd there will be pizzas as usual! The weather is lovely so come on down…Breakfasts on Saturday and Sunday morning will also be served as usua.

October 21st, 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 […]

September 9th, 2016|

Nutshell caravan for next year

Our large static caravan on the hillside opposite the lake, is now available for bookings next year. You can book online by choosing Nutshell under the More… heading on our homepage, and from there navigate […]

August 20th, 2016|

Weekend pictures from Llyn Gwynant

Another busy weekend has been and gone at Llyn Gwynant. As you can see, there were lots of things going on around the site, including a festival wedding in the barns (complete with bell tents […]

August 7th, 2016|

Boat Hire Open


Boat hire is now fully open and is available every day during the school summer holidays, weather permitting. Boats are available from around 10am onwards each day and small groups don’t need to book in […]

July 28th, 2016|

August Bank holiday update

We are getting many enquiries about availability of pitches for August bank holiday. After a very busy Whitsun we have now changed our policy and will accept only those staying here for the whole bank […]

July 15th, 2016|

Whitsun bank holiday was glorious!

With sun and heat in the west of the UK, Snowdonia enjoyed a tropical spell, and this certainly brought many of you out camping!   Unfortunately we had to put our Full signs out and turn […]

June 7th, 2016|

Motorhome bookings are essential

We now have bays with electric hook-ups that can be booked. For motorhomes (6 – 8m) a booking is essential as our lakeside bays, which are the only place motorhomes can go, are popular with […]

May 1st, 2016|

Beautiful April

We are still waiting for warm spring weather here, but meanwhile enjoying this beautiful place with snow on the hills, and clear cool sun. It’s hard to believe that the Spring bank holiday is not […]

April 20th, 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

July 31st, 2015|