Plas y Brenin
The National Mountain Centre
Betws y Coed
Based in a picturesque courtyard this fantastic cottage sleeps 16 and is part of Plas y Brenin, the National Mountain Centre, in the village of Capel Curig. A great base to explore all Snowdonia has to offer thanks to its central location. Moelwyn Cottage is an ideal base for large groups, families, colleagues, clubs or friends, whether you are looking for a tranquil relaxing break, action-packed adventure, a great place for a celebration/birthday weekend or a reunion.
The cottage is ideally located for all kinds of outdoor activities, hill walking, mountain biking, kayaking, canoeing, climbing but also a great base for enjoying a more relaxing break. If planning your own adventures isn't for you but you still fancy being active, you can arrange instruction for any of our on-site or off-site activities through the main centre, it could be anything from trying something new like kayaking to developing your skills in a particular activity like learning how to lead climb. Whatever your choice, we can tailor the instruction to suit you.
If you hire Moelwyn Cottage as a group of friends or outdoor enthusiasts the there are tons of great things to do. Mountain bikers will be able to ride The Marin Trail right from the doorstep and the equally challenging Penmachno trails are a short ride away too. Coed y Brenin and Llandegla Mountain Bike Centers are both easily reached by car too.
For Hillwalkers, mountaineers and rock climbers there simply isn't a better location in the UK. Minutes from the base of Snowdon, there are towering mountains, winding valleys and steep crags all around. The outdoor adventures in this area never stop unveiling themselves. For kayakers and canoeists there are lakes, rivers and estuaries every way you go and the rugged coastline of Anglesey and the Menai Straits are just a short drive away, offering world renowned sea kayaking journeys aplenty. Of course, for families there are countless adventures in the area too ranging from peaceful hillside walks, river for the kids to paddle in, glorious sandy beaches, bike trails and other man made attractions to visit. There are some great places to visit with kids, The Greenwood Centre, Padarn Country Park and Lake in Llanberis, numerous castles for them to explore, fantastic clean beaches, and the snowdon railway.
Clean, warm and comfortable, the cottage sleeps 16 across 3 bedrooms (one 10 bed, one 4 bed and one 2 bed all with bunk beds) each room has a sink and mirror. There are separate showers and toilets. The kitchen/dinning room is well equipped for catering for 16 with a cooker, a large fridge/freezer and plenty of pots, pans, plate, cups & utensils with tables and benches giving you plenty of space to eat.
There is a rustic patio area in the courtyard for you to relax in and enjoy sunny peaceful evenings and ample parking in our main car park behind the cottage
Moelwyn Cottage is a self catering unit, but if cooking just isn't your thing, we can provide some or all of your meals in the Plas y Brenin dinning room. Our on-site Bar is open for drinks including some fantastic locally brewed ales and tasty bar meals at lunch times (12-2) and in the evenings (6.45-11, 10.30 on Sunday).
The village shop which sells all those essentials and a few village pubs are all within walking distance. The villages of Llanberis, Bethesda and Betws y Coed are only a short drive (or bus ride) away and both have great local amenities.
Moelwyn Cottage is available to hire on a per night basis, you can arrive from 5pm and need to depart by 10am on your last day. Included in the price is all electric and heating and bottom sheets, pillow and pillow cases on all the beds, all you need to provide is your own duvets or sleeping bags. If you prefer we can provide duvets plus towels for a small charge.
We have no minimum stay, so you can book the number of nights that suits you.
Cost to hire Moelwyn Cottage (sole occupancy):£252 (inc VAT) per night
Sleeps 16 people
1 ten bed rooms (bunkbeds)
1 four bed rooms (bunkbeds)
1 two bed rooms (bunkbeds)
Well equipped kitchen / Dinning room
TV and DVD player
Male and Female Showers
Male and Female Toilets
Central Heating throughout
Free WiFi available in the on-site Bar