Corris Hostel, near Machynlleth, Powys, Wales

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Sleeps
25-40
Bedrooms
6
Dining
44
  • Weekly price
    from £ 2000
  • 2 night weekend
    from £ 800
  • 3 night weekend
    from £ 1050
  • Midweek per night
    from £ 297
Property Type: 
Bunkhouse
Big group rental accommodation near Cadair Idris and Snowdonia National Park

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Corris Hostel, near Machynlleth, Powys, Wales, sleeps 25-40 in 6 bedrooms.

Perfect for group activity and family engagement, Corris Hostel sleeps 44 with self catering or catering options. It offers a very special atmosphere that disengages the stresses of the outside world, giving that relaxed chilled out feeling, with the building itself uplifting our visitors.

Housed in the original village school (1872), the picturesque building has stunning views overlooking the village. Within it, our award winning hostel, with its environmental focus and heart centred surroundings, welcomes both families and groups with both group accommodation and family rooms.

Indoors, we have a welcoming open wood fire, a home cooked vegetarian evening meal for groups and a fully furnished self-catering kitchen. A vegetarian buffet breakfast is also available. Within the spacious dining area is a complimentary drinks facilities.

Our library contains various books to inspire, inform and help you. There are also children's books as well as games and crafts items.

Our laundry and drying room is also an asset for groups enjoying the wonderful outdoor environment on the doorstep. Terraced up the hillside there is a garden area with secluded seating. Our barbecue and camp fire areas are also a bonus for groups. For cyclists there is a bike storage shelter and outside water taps.

Map hire, weather reports and large range in tourist leaflets.

Free WiFi access AV facilities.

We are in a traditional mountain village that has a charm of its own. Our pub, the Slaters Arms, is only 200m away and is a CAMRA (real ale) registered pub owned by a Welsh micro brewery. The village is a community in every sense and you will enjoy the quaint welcoming atmosphere. In regards to outside activities, we are in a very beautiful part of the mountains of Cadair Idris and many cycle trails. There are plenty of outdoor activities nearby including Corris Craft Centre with many 'hands on' activities, King Arthurs Labyrinth - going by boat 1/2 mile into the mountain to discover the Welsh mythology and Corris Mine Explorers. The Centre of Alternative Technology, the worlds first Eco centre and two different narrow gauge railways are close by. Many other gems in the area.

Facilities

Large fully furbished and well equipped guests kitchen. Three 4 ring hobs including wok burner, double oven. Two fridges, microwave. Storage.
Large multi-functional community room with meal tables for 44.
Within the multi-functional community room, multiple settees surround the open log fire. Additional lounge seating in the library corner.
No TV, to create that "away from it all" ambiance and state of well-being. Fibre WiFi facilities available. Range of musical instruments provided.
High speed WiFi. Good mobile reception on some networks.
Library and games/art cupboard, no games tables or separate room.
Large open wood fire in community room. Full central heating, supplementary heating in bedrooms. Efficient drying room.
Rooms sleep: 3 (double, single), 4 (double, 2 single), 4 (bunk), 6 (bunk); Dorms: 10 (bunk + shower), 20 (bunk) - both are partitioned into cubicles
Linen is provided. Please bring towels.
6 showers and 6 toilets close to bedrooms in 4 locations. All rooms have hand basins.
Access from road on slope, up 10 steps. Building mostly on one level, including toilets and bedrooms.
Games and art cupboard, extensive library.
Landscaped natural garden up hill side with secluded benches. Patio areas and tiered setting around arena. Facilities for camp fire and barbecue.
Public swimming pool in Machynlleth (6 miles) and MacDonalds Plas Talgarth Health and Leisure Club in Pennal (8 miles).
Small community car park 30 metre. Large car park in village. No parking charges.
Smoking areas outside building.
No pets permitted in bedrooms.

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Location

From A487 at Braich Goch turn down into village. At 400m Slaters Arms pub. Turn left by pub up hill 200m to small car park. Hostel on high wall beyond
Machynlleth, railway link to Birmingham, 6 miles.
Village shop and cafe. Range of shops and takeaway in Machynlleth, 6 miles.
Slaters Arms, (CAMRA listed) and village cafe, 200 metre. Corris Craft Centre, 400m.

Booking Information

30 plus with exclusive use s/catering from £2000/week, and from £800/2 night weekend. Larger groups (holds 44) on request. Various offers out of season.

Self Catering
Yes
Outside Caterers
Yes
Breakfast
Yes
Other Meals
Yes
Full Board Only
No
Wi-fi
Yes
Games Room
No
Hot Tub
No
Swimming Pool
No
Tennis Court
No
Pets
Yes
Open Fire
Yes
Disabled Access
No

Getting here

Old School
Corris
Machynlleth
Powys
SY20 9TQ
United Kingdom
Machynlleth on Birmingham to Aberystwyth line.
Route X27, Bangor to Aberystwyth. Route 34, Machynlleth to Corris. Route 30, Twywn to Corris.
Birmingham and Liverpool, both under 2.5 hours.

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Corris Hostel, near Machynlleth, Powys, Wales
25-40
6
44

Michael Parish

+44 (0)1654 761 686
Old School
Corris
Machynlleth
Powys
SY20 9TQ
United Kingdom