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Exhilarating adventures await the daredevils among you
Guided activities provided by accredited, experienced leaders
Cycle hire and guided rides can be arranged
The area boasts a magnificent bmx track
Bounce below - quite an experience
A Blue Flag award winning beach is only a short drive away
Classroom with projector, screen, multimedia console and free fibre wi-fi
Convenient off-road location
The Rhyd Ddu path up Snowdon starts from Rhyd Ddu
The Welsh Highland Railway station is only 200 yards away
Make the most of the stunning scenery and maintained footpaths
Views like no other
Fully equipped kitchen
Fully equipped kitchen
Fully equipped kitchen
Safe, gated yard and car park
Tour the area on the Snowdon Sherpa bus service
Guided activities provided by accredited, experienced leaders
Cycle hire and guided rides can be arranged
The area boasts a magnificent bmx track
Bounce below - quite an experience

Snowdonia Bunkhouse, Rhyd Ddu, Beddgelert, Gwynedd

Sleeps 15 - 30 6 Bedrooms 30 Dining

Youth group bunkhouse sleeping 30 with leader rooms, home cinema and activity packages in Snowdonia

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Snowdonia Bunkhouse, Rhyd Ddu, Beddgelert, Gwynedd, sleeps 15 - 30 in 6 bedrooms.

The Rhyd Ddu Outdoor Centre and Bunkhouse is a refurbished historic former school and school house located in the pretty village of Rhyd Ddu in Snowdonia, offering affordable and comfortable accommodation for youth groups and leaders.

Situated in wonderful countryside with numerous activities on its doorstep, Rhyd Ddu Outdoor Centre and Bunkhouse has everything you could wish for in self-catering youth group accommodation and is an ideal base for youth activities in this area of natural outstanding beauty.

The bunkhouse is centrally located in Snowdonia within easy reach of Llanberis, Bangor, Caernarfon, Beddgelert and Porthmadog, and multiple activities are available within a very short distance. Complete packages of guided outdoor activities including equipment and transport are available via fully qualified, accredited and insured local experts.

Rhyd Ddu Outdoor Centre sleeps up to 30 people in 6 bedrooms split over two properties on the same site. This means you can split groups as is necessary: male/female, age, in order to suit your requirements. Your youth group will have sole use of the entire bunkhouse and grounds during your stay.

Room 2 in the Old School (a 2 person room) and the ground floor room in the Old School House are generally used as leader rooms. The beds are all sturdy metal framed bunk beds with comfortable mattresses and pillows.

There is a fully equipped kitchen for catering for your group. The large communal room serves as a dining room. With ceiling-mounted projector, screen and sound system with multimedia console, this room can be used both as a classroom during the day and home cinema in the evenings.

The Old School has disabled access, a disabled toilet and no stairs.

We have a dedicated drying room including heater and dehumidifier on site.

Available for your youth group

Leader Rooms Risk Assessments Presentation Aids Outdoor Activities Educational Focus


Dog Friendly

Pets can be accommodated by prior arrangement. Please contact us to discuss.


The Old School has disabled access, a disabled toilet and no stairs.


Mobile phone signal here is limited, however a payphone is provided for those important calls, as well as free fibrespeed WiFi.


Large cooker, 6 plate electric hob, large fridge and freezer, pots, pans, cutlery cups, glasses, serving hatch, storage, microwave, kettles, toasters.

Dining Room

Foldable tables and chairs for maximum room flexibility. Plenty of room for all your guests to dine together. Convenient serving hatch from kitchen.

Sitting Room

Comfy chairs aplenty and room for all members of your group to relax in the evening following a busy day enjoying the great outdoors of Snowdonia.

TV and Music Facilities

Large screen and ceiling mounted projector with digital connectivity panel - just bring your device to make full use of our free superfast fibre WiFi.

Games Room

There is no dedicated games room but there is a large common room so feel free to bring your own board games etc.

Heating and Open Fires

Gas heating throughout.


Rooms sleep 2, 4 (x 4) and 12. The beds are bunk beds.


No linen is provided however pillows are available. Bring your own pillowcases and sleeping bags and/or sheets/blankets.


The Old School has 2 toilets, 2 urinals and 2 showers. The Old School House has 3 toilets and 2 showers.

Children's Facilities

We have a large secure garden to play in as well as a home cinema. Bring a football and outside games for good weather - children love it here.


Large private car park and 6 benches for outdoor dining. Wonderful views of Snowdon and toward the Nantlle Ridge. Secure storage. Drying room.

Swimming Pool

There is no swimming pool.


Large, free, private car park available suitable for minibuses and plenty of cars. Exclusive use for your group during your stay.


No smoking permitted within the bunkhouse.

Booking Information

Secure online booking is available on our website. Enquiries welcome via phone and eMail. 50% deposit secures the booking, with the full balance payable in advance of the arrival date. 4 nights for the price of 3 available on certain midweek (Mon-Thur) dates – please contact us to enquire or check out the booking pages on our website.

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The Bunkhouse is situated in the village of Rhyd Ddu, on the A4085 between Beddgelert and Caernarfon, at the foot of Mount Snowdon and the Nantlle Ridge within the beautiful Snowdonia National Park.

  • The Royal town of Caernarfon is 9 miles away (a 20 minute drive), and boasts a magnificent castle, golf course, a variety of shops and restaurants and plenty of other amenities.
  • The nearest shop is in the beautiful village of Beddgelert, 3.5 miles and a very pleasant 7 minute drive away.
  • There is a real ale pub and a cafe in the village of Rhyd Ddu, 2 minutes walk from the bunkhouse.
  • Caernarfon Airport at Dinas Dinlle offers pleasure flights around Snowdonia, however the nearest large airports are Liverpool (95 miles) and Manchester (105 miles).
  • Situated only 200 yards from the Rhyd Ddu station of the Welsh Highland Railway - the UK’s longest heritage railway. Bangor (17 miles / 33 minutes by car) is the nearest mainline railway station.
  • Rhyd Ddu is located on the main S4/87 bus route. Also, the Snowdon Sherpa bus service travels around the foot of Snowdon as well as the main car parks, villages and tourist attractions in the area.

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