Useful Information

Here are some useful references for things like accommodation, reference books, places to go out and various other things


Glyn Peris Guest house

A newly refurbished Victorian house with rooms to suit larger groups, living rooms, drying facilities, WiFi.  All close to Llanberis high street. 

Snowdonia Park campsite

Pleasant campsite situated in Waunfawr near a local pub. 

Gwern Gof Isaf Campsite

At the base of the stunning Tryfan in the Ogwen valley 

Riverside Camping

Lovely campsite near Caernarfon town with cafe and play area 

Bens Bunkhouse

Good clean bunkhouse just outside Llanberis near local amenities. 

Petes Eats

The infamous climbers cafe with bunkhouse accommodation.  A must to visit on any trip to Snowdonia 

Outdoor Shops 


Good range of outdoor and climbing equipment based in Llanberis 

Joe Browns

Famous store with shops in Llanberis and Capel Curig 


Chain outdoor shop in Betws Y Coed 

Reference books

Recommended books for reading

Hillwalking - Steve Long & MTT staff

Official handbook for Mountain Leader and Walking Group Leader, but great resource for all hill users.

Rock Climbing Essential Skills and Techniques - Libby Peter

Official handbook for Mountaineering Instructor and Single Pitch Award schemes but great resources for all climbers. 

Winter Skills - Andy Cunningham & Alan Fyffe

Official handbook for MIC and Winter Mountain Leader but great resource for all winter mountain users.

Scrambles in Snowdonia - Cicerone

Good guide for best scrambles in Snowdonia

Nature of Snowdonia - Mike Raine

Brilliant reference guide for flora and fauna in Snowdonia

Rock Trails Snowdonia - Paul Gannon

Clearly informs about the geology of Snowdonia along with guided walks to experience it.


The following links are useful weather sources for Snowdonia

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