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Short breaks in
Beddgelert, Snowdonia

A handful of cabins in a sheltered woodland glade, bordered by a tumbling river and situated in the heart of Snowdonia National Park - Croeso i Beddgelert Snowdonia!

  • Cycling
  • Relaxation
  • Walking
  • Climbing

Book with total confidence Clean, safe, and secluded cabins Award-winning forest breaks 96% of guests would stay again Hot tub included with every cabin
Book with total confidence Clean, safe, and secluded cabins Award-winning forest breaks 96% of guests would stay again Hot tub included with every cabin

Croeso i Gymru - Welcome to Wales

Where to stay in Snowdonia

If you're looking for somewhere to stay in Snowdonia our woodland cabins at Beddgelert offer exceptional levels of comfort. With just 16 cabins dotted among the trees, Beddgelert Snowdonia feels like a secret location.

After a day spent scaling mountains and exploring castles, return to the forest and sink into your hot tub and relax before getting cosy in your cabin and watching the stars come out through floor to ceiling windows. With cabins that welcome pets, Beddgelert Snowdonia is ideal for a dog-friendly break in Wales and has one, two and three-bedroom cabins, making it perfect for couples, groups and family holidays in Wales.

What's on location at Beddgelert Snowdonia

What you can expect to enjoy

As you cross the bridge and enter Beddgelert Snowdonia, the tranquillity of the location wraps around you. This picturesque glade within the 700-hectare wider forest has a mix of deciduous and evergreen trees. The River Colwyn cuts through the forest at the edge of the location and creating another boundary is the Welsh Highland Railway, with a tiny station where you can hop on a steam train. Beneath the trees are Silver Birch and Golden Oak cabins, and a Golden Oak Hideaway, as well as the Forest Retreat and Bakehouse.

The Forest Retreat and The Bakehouse At the heart of our location

The Forest Retreat is your welcome to Beddgelert Snowdonia. The friendly team check you in and are on hand every day to answer questions and offer inspiration for your break. There’s a shop where you can buy essentials, locally sourced produce, and hot drinks to take away. The Forest Retreat opens up to an outdoor seating area, and a large grassy area where you can catch the sun.

You can also pre-book freshly baked breads and pastries for collection each morning from The Bakehouse. Also offering a tasty selection of foods from our Feast & Fodder menu for takeaway every evening between 17:30 and 21:00. Try our own range of hand-stretched pizzas, world cuisines and curries, all made by our team.

Cycle hire Enjoy the freedom of two wheels

Test your skills on the mountain paths or opt for a gentler pursuit – there is even a longer distance circuit that will take you along coastal trails and out on the open road. We have local bike hire so that you don't have to worry about bringing your own. Beddgelert Bikes is just a short distance from our location and there are options for everyone, including child bikes, child seats and tag-alongs. You will be kitted out with a helmet as well as lots of helpful advice.

Forest Ranger activities Meet your Forest Ranger

Sara is Beddgelert’s forest Ranger. She’s come to us from an outdoor guiding background, teaching anything from rock climbing to sea kayaking. This lead to a passion for conservation and the protection of Britain’s wild places, and she now studies Conservation at Bangor university. Her hobbies include climbing, hiking, trail running, paddling and hanging out with her two dogs, Atlas and Seren.

The Welsh Highland Railway line Hop on a steam train

One of the most wonderful aspects of Snowdonia National Park holidays is the Welsh Highland Railway line which wends its way through the area. Every so often you will hear a tell-tale whistle and catch glimpses of a vintage train leaving a cloud of steam in its wake. The cabin location has its own station too, which connects to the two coastal towns of Caernarvon and Porthmadog, as well as taking you the short hop up to the village of Beddgelert. 

Trails and walks Explore the Welsh countryside

Beddgelert Snowdonia opens out onto 700 hectares of forest, with many enjoyable walking trails. Take the route to Llyn Llywelyn, a secluded lake with dramatic views of the surrounding mountains. Climb Moel Hebog (bare hill of the hawk) for a more strenuous day out, or take the Lon Gwyrfai Path for an enjoyable 30-minute walk into the village of Beddgelert, complete with breath-taking views along the way.

What's nearby

Beddgelert Snowdonia in Wales sits in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park, an outdoor paradise. Climb majestic mountains, explore beautiful river valleys and have adventures on rivers and lakes. Discover the area’s rich history in castles and museums, take a steam train to the coast or visit unforgettable towns and villages, such as the Italianate marvel of Portmeirion.

Activities & extras

Choose from our selection of extras and activities to create your perfect holiday. Whether it’s the laid-back indulgence of an in-cabin spa treatment or a journey of discovery through the forest with the Forest Ranger, make your holiday special.

Beddgelert ReviewsFeedback from guests who have stayed at Beddgelert, Wales

Our awards Award-winning accommodation at Beddgelert, Wales

Go North Wales Tourism Awards Winner

Go North Wales Tourism Awards

Winner of Best Self-Catering 2018

Visit Wales 4-star rated

Visit Wales 4-star rating

Beddgelert maps

Forest Holidays Beddgelert Snowdonia,
LL55 4UU

GPS coordinates:
Latitude: 53.020461 Longitude: -4.1210925

For pre-travel queries: 03330 110 495
For assistance during your stay: 01766 890 288


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