Hostels and Cheap Places to stay in Nant Gwynant, Wales

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Get to know Nant Gwynant (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Nant Gwynant. To help you make friends with Nant Gwynant before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Looking for hostels in the area of Nant Gwynant? We made it easy for you and put all hostels near Nant Gwynant in a group. Find all hostels in Snowdonia National Park.

Nant Gwynant, Wales, is a valley in the famous Snowdonia National Park in the northwest of Wales. The fifty-hectare-large Llyn Gwanant is a natural lake in the valley. which has been formed by a glacier. Most tourist come to the valley to experience the authentic nature and the stunning views that the mountainous region has to offer. Nearby is the biggest mountain in Wales and England, Mount Snowdon, with an elevation of just over a thousand metres. Hiking enthusiasts can chose from different tracks to reach the summit. Apart from hiking, the national park has many other outdoor activities for solo travelers, travel groups, and families. Getting to the valley, travelers can take the roads A4086 and A498, which connect the area with bigger towns outside the national park.

The mountains influence the weather in the national park. Therefore, weather conditions can change quickly. Be prepared and take waterproof clothing with you. In the Welsh summer, temperatures are comparatively mild, with average maximum temperatures from seventeen to nineteen degrees Celsius. In spring and autumn, the average daily maximum temperatures reach eleven to sixteen degrees Celsius.

In the valley, you can find several options for holiday apartments, hotels, campsites, and hostels in Nant Gwynant, Wales. Your Nant Gwynant, Wales hostel is close to Pen-y-Pass, which is a well-known mountain pass and offers breathtaking views on the surrounding unspoilt mountainous landscape. This Nant Gwynant, Wales hostel used to be a hotel and is very popular with tourists who want to walk up Snowdon. Keep that in mind when you try to book this Nant Gwynant, Wales hostel.

There are numerous walks through the tranquil valley and up to Mount Snowdon. Therefore, it is suitable for every kind of tourist. If you do not like hiking, you can also try out biking, horse riding, climbing, golfing, or participating in different sorts of water sports in the national park or the nearby coastal area. If you look for a special thrill, the Zip World with a pair of zip lines is something for you. It is around thirty kilometres away from the valley and currently the largest zip zone in Europe. It enables riders to travel over two kilometres at a breathtaking speed.

Written by local enthusiast for Nant Gwynant hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Nant Gwynant hostels Flo

Your Packing List for Nant Gwynant

Your Packing List for Nant Gwynant

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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