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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|

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 places, but prefer a roof over their heads. A maximum of two adults with up to 4 children can stay […]

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 11 locations in the world with this certification!
What is International Dark Sky status?
An IDA International Dark Sky Reserve is […]

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 Hookups page  which also has a map of where the bays are. On-line bookings are available for all our bays […]

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 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|

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 the weather is.

Thanks for all who have used it during the year.

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 morning from Saturday 22nd till Sunday 30th. The site is lovely and peaceful this weekend so why not come on […]

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 end of summer.

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

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 to details about the caravan as well as the Nutshell booking page.

Click the calendar to navigate to next years dates. […]

August 20th, 2016|