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Snowdon Ranger Hostel

In an area steeped in Welsh culture, history and customs, this former inn nestles at the foot of Snowdon with lake swimming from its own beach. Nearby are the village of Beddgelert, Sygun Copper Mine, Caernarfon Castle and Maritime Museum. The Snowdon Ranger Path to Snowdon begins here.


Lounge, games room, dining room, self-catering kitchen, showers, drying room, cycle store, shop and grounds. Wales Tourist Board approved.

Beds 66
Disabled Facilities No
Drinks License No
Meals Yes, 19.00 hrs
Under 3's No
No Smoking No
High Chairs No
Cots No
Parking Yes


Rhyd Ddu, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL54 7YS
01286 650391
Tourist Information: 01286 672232

Getting There

On A4085 8m south of Caernarfon and 5m north of Beddgelert.

Ordnance Survey Sheet/Grid Ref: 115/565550


Snowdon Sherpa 95 Caernarfon-Beddgelert with connections from BR Bangor and Porthmadog. (Tel: 01286 679535). Connections to Llanberis, Bryn Gwynant and Pen-y-Pass Youth Hostels.


Bangor 16m. Porthmadog 13m.


Holyhead-Dun Laoghaire, Ireland 30m.

Nearest Other Hostels

Llanberis 11m (4m by path), Bryn Gwynant 9m (7m by path), Pen-y-Pass 14m (10 by path), Bangor 17m

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