Yr Hafod

Mountain view

Yr Hafod

The sky’s the limit!

In the heart of Snowdonia, Yr Hafod is the perfect base for your adventure in this magnificent part of North Wales. Choose from trekking to some of the highest mountains in the UK, to taking a relaxing stroll in this famous National Park. With comfortable accommodation, it’s also a centre for adult mountaineering covering both training and assessment, having offered courses for adult Scout leaders for over 50 years.

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Indoor Accommodation
Sleeping up to 32 people across four rooms, the lodge at Yr Hafod includes a lounge area to relax in after a busy day trekking in the mountains. The building contains two washroom areas with toilets and showers and a large kitchen and dining room. It also comes complete with central heating, a drying room for wet clothes and a secure covered foyer with hooks for hanging wet waterproofs and racks for boots. There is also a pay phone.

Camping is not available at this centre.
Yr Hafod has good road access and parking for up to 10 vehicles.

Available badge programmes


Scouts Climber Activity Badge

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Explorer Mountain Weekends

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Scouts Hillwalker Activity Badge

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Explorer Climber Activity Badge

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Want more?

  • Head to the top – and climb Snowdon, Wales’ highest mountain; hike or go by train, with Snowdon Mountain Railway
  • Head over to Zipworld with its amazing 100 mph zipwire, or to Bounce Below, an incredible underground trampoline experience
  • Go surfing at Surf Snowdonia – the world’s first inland surf lagoon
  • Visit National Slate Museum in Llanberis
Nearest station:Bangor
Nearest town: Bangor
Nearest supermarket: Tesco Extra, Bangor 10 miles

Yr Hafod

Tel: 0845 5196 114

Ralph Delaney

Course Bookings - Ralph Delaney

Tel: 0845 5196 114

NEW Fleur De Lis

Hostel Bookings - Steve Ellis

Tel: 0845 5196 113