Capel Curig - the Heart of Snowdonia

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Gwern Gof Isaf Bunk House
on an 750 acre National Trust farm in the Snowdonia National Park, North Wales
Gwern Gof Isaf Bunk House
Capel Curig
North Wales
LL24 0EU
Tel: 01690 720276
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Tariff from £10.00
per person per night

Gwern Gôf Isaf is beautifully situated on a traditional hill-farm between Capel Curig and Llyn Ogwen, close to the base of the well-known peak of Tryfan. Set in the heart of the mountains Gwern Gof Isaf has a camp site as well as bunk house and is ideally situated for walking or climbing the surrounding peaks of the Glyders, and the Carneddau. This site is popular with families, groups, and individuals, and provides:

  • washbasins with hot & cold water
  • toilets
  • hot showers
  • shaver points
  • open all year

bunk house There are 2 bunk houses. One sleeps 16, and the other 6 people.

The bunk houses are in converted traditional farm buildings.

Gwern Gor Isaf is perfect for outdoor activities, with climbing & abseiling available on site. Sir John Hunt stayed here while climbing on Tryfan in training for the ascent of Everest! The National Mountaineering Centre at Plas-y-Brenin is only 3 miles away, and mountain bike hire and pony trekking are available within 10 miles. The site is on the long distance 'Sustrans' cycle route, and the bunk house is perfect for the first night stop on the Cambrian Way long distance footpath.

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The site is ideally situated for canoeists to enjoy the many and varied waterways and rapids of Snowdonia and North Wales - by Autumn 2003 (when it starts to get chilly again) we will have a drying room for our guests
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The site is on the long distance 'Sustrans' cycle route which has now been developed from Bangor through Bethesda to Ogwen Falls - we are an ideal stop off point
location map Tariff

£10 per person per night

Open all year
Strictly no dogs

Grid Reference
686602 (O/S sheet 11

Used by
The Scout Association

camping and caravanning club

Used by
The Duke of Edinburgh's
Award Scheme