Whitsun 2016 a view of our busy campsite

Whitsun bank holiday 2016 saw many people converging on Llyn Gwynant campsite as the first spring weather brought thoughts of camping.

Motorhomes in the hard standing by the lake

Whitsun bank holiday 2016 motorhomes are parked in the Lakeside EHU bays, showing how each can have an awning while there is also grass at the front for enjoying spectactular views of Llyn Gwynant.

Helicopter view of llyn Gwynant in May 2016

A helicopter flew over Llyn Gwynant just before the Whitsun bank holiday and took these wonderful photos

Kayaks hired at Llyn Gwynant Campsite are shown paddling in the Afon Glaslyn river

Llyn Gwynant Campsite has a Boat hire jetty where kayaks, both single and double as well as Canadian canoes are hired out by the hour, see our Boat hire page for details. Here we see two Canadian canoes rafted together that can be hired by groups, as well as a single kayak, all paddling in […]

Camping in Pen Helen beside the Afon Glaslyn river

Camping beside the Afon Glaslyn, not far from our Boat hire area.  Kayakers can get used to paddling in this quiet area before they take hired boats out onto the lake.

A bride and groom on the shores of Llyn Gwynant


A bride and groom on the shores of Llyn Gwynant after a wedding at Llyn Gwynant barns

Ddôl Fach camping

On the left are the Ddôl fach hedgerow hook-up bays of Llyn Gwynant Campsite, on the right the fields of Ddol fach.

Boat hire on the shore of Afon Glaslyn

The Boat hire jetty is on the side of the river, one one side of Llyn Gwynant Campsite

Camping by the Late Arrivals area in front of the campsite reception building

Camping by the lake in our late arrivals area, showing the campsite reception building in the background

A caravan in one of our Pen Helen hedgerow hook-up bays

There are eight bays along the hedgerow in Pen Helen with electric hook-ups, which can be booked by caravans, small campervans, trailer tents and tents. On the other side of the hedgerow there are 6 further bays with hook-ups in Ddol fach, however for planning reasons caravans cannot be placed here. Because we have so […]

Family camping in Pen Helen camping field overlooking the lake

Tents in the front of Pen Helen field, overlooking the lake. Cars can be parked close to the tents in the foreground, with rocks separating vehicles from tents. The tents in the background of the photo are nearest to the lake, so these campers have carried their gear about 15 metres away from their vehicle, […]

Campfires on our steel fire-pits add to the camping experience

Campfires are allowed at Llyn Gwynant Campsite, so long as they are on our steel firepits and use wood purchased from us. These steel firepits, hired out at no charge, are scattered about the campsite and can be moved beside your pitch. We believe camp fires are an important part of the camping experience, and […]

Kayaks and canoes on hire at the river side at Llyn Gwynant.

Our boat hire manager is on site on most weekends, and every day of the main summer season. Single kayaks, double kayaks and Canadian canoes are all available for hire by the hour, see our Boat hire page. We also offer discounts for groups. Llyn Gwynant boat hire operates from a jetty at the campsite, […]

Lakeside camping overlooking Llyn Gwynant in the Late Arrivals area

These campers are in our late arrivals area, near the campsite reception. Tents are not pitched on the other side of white posts, which are obscured in this photo by the tent on the left. This leaves a wide area by the lake that is clear of tents and available for everyone to enjoy.