The Vagabond Bunkhouse
The Bar
Kitchen facilities
The Common Room
Bedrooms sleep 4, 6 or 8

The Vagabond Bunkhouse

An introduction to The Vagabond Bunkhouse


  • 3 Star
  • Group Friendly

The Vagabond is an independent Bunkhouse / Hostel, situated in the center of the village of Betws y Coed, within the heart of the Snowdonia National Park.

Created and designed for individuals, families or groups, this unique bunkhouse is extremely well equipped, sleeping a total of 36 in spacious comfortable rooms of 4, 6, and 8, all with clean fresh linen, duvets and personal reading lamps.

Self catering facilities with complimentary tea and coffee in a large well equiped kitchen. Seriously hot showers, freshly cooked food for individuals or groups who do not wish to prepare their own and a great bar for entertainment.

Free WiFi, outdoor climbing wall, power wash for Mt bikes and a host of other fantastic facilities makes this the perfect base camp for climbers, walkers, Mt bikers, paddlers and adventure seekers, from which to explore and appreciate this area of outstanding recreation and beauty.

£16 per night

General Facilities
The Vagabond prides itself on its growing reputation for providing clean and comfortable accommodation in a safe and friendly environment.
  • Spacious and secure bunk rooms with beds ready made with clean linen and duvets. All beds have personal reading lamps. Rooms sleep 4, 6 and 8. Total beds : 36.
  • Seriously hot and spotlessly clean showers and wash area.
  • A large kitchen for self catering individuals or groups of up to 36, with complimentary tea and coffee.
  • Superb fully cooked English breakfast with unlimited tea, coffee and toast (£5) and homemade evening meals using fresh local produce (£7).
  • Fully licensed bar stocked with great house wines and an excellent range of local real ales brewed by The Great Orme Brewery, Snowdonia. (For details see “Links” page).
  • Common room for dinning, relaxing, socializing and watching TV.
  • Free broadband / WiFi.
  • Washing and drying machine facilities.
  • Drying room for wet weather gear.
  • Large terrace with BBQ facilities.
  • Outdoor 10 meter climbing wall for training and exercise.
  • Free, but personal climbing equipment required.
  • Free power wash for Mt bikes.
  • Secure and dry storage for Mt bike and kayaks.
  • Bike hire available.
  • Private Parking.
  • CCTV for security and safety.

Pricing & Reservations

Bed per night £16.00.
Bed and breakfast (obligatory at weekends) £21.00.
Bed, breakfast and evening meal £28.00

For all enquiries please call the reception during opening hours (details below) or fill in the enquiry form, (we always reply ASAP).

For all reservations please call the reception during opening hours, (details below).
In order to make a reservation, we will need your credit / debit card details. Your reservation is confirmed once your card details have been verified, however nothing will be debited from your card. Payment can be made upon arrival by credit / debit card, cash or cheque with bankers card.

The Vagabond is open all year round.
Reception: 07h30 - 10h00 & 16h30 - 19h30 or when bar closes.
Bar: 16h30 - 23h00.
Breakfast: 07h30 - 09h00.
Evening meal: 18h30 - 19h30.
Leaving guests to vacate rooms by 10h00.

Unfortunately all cancellations within three weeks of your stay will be charged at 50% and all cancellations made within one week prior to your stay will be charged at 100%, unless we can re-book your places.

Organised Activities
The team at The Vagabond have designed the perfect blend of activities for you. With some of Britain's wildest and most beautiful scenery as your backdrop, we are now offering outdoor activities for groups of 4 to 36, lasting from 1 to 3 days.
Escape that daily grind, get your bags packed and head out for a well deserved break. If your seeking tranquillity or an adrenalin rush, Snowdonia’s National Park offers unparalleled opportunities to escape and revitalise your senses. Whether you're into Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Walking or High Ropes Adventure, we can guarantee you and your group will have the ultimate exhilarating adventure, testing your abilities and senses to the max.
Blowing your mind but not your body is all part of it and that’s why all activities are accompanied and led by qualified instructors.

The Vagabond Accommodation
Bunk bed in a room of 4, 6 or 8 all with fresh clean linen.
A full on cooked breakfast with unlimited tea, coffee and toast.
Our tasty but energetic packed lunch, made up of fresh sandwiches, fresh fruit, Mars bar and energy drink to keep you going all afternoon.
The Vags renowned homemade evening meal of meat and fresh veg made from fresh local produce and the best priced bar in town. Full board £30.00 (per person) all inclusive.

The Activities  “The 3 BIG M’s”

Mountain Summit
Snowdon’s summit with a choice of routes from easy to difficult or the summit of Tryfan via the North Ridge or the summit via a couple of easier routes. The choice is yours. Which ever way you go up, its with a fully qualified Mountain Guide / Leader. (Min group of 4, max group of 12) £120.00 per group

Mountain Bike
Hammer your way around the ups and downs of the famous 25km Marin Trail. You’ll be guided by a qualified instructor giving you all the info for the jumps, thrills and spills of one of the best Mt bike courses in Britain.  (Min group of 4, max group of 12) : £80.00  per group plus £18.00 per bike hire or bring your own).

Mountain Pines
A two or four hour tree top adventure. This is Europe’s biggest tree top adventure course. Once clipped on, all you have to do is enjoy yourself on this incredible adrenalin packed and mind blowing high rope course.

Here you’ll get high on the biggest tree top adventure of your life. Either on the 2 hour course at £18.00 per person or the Development course (Min 8 persons, £30.00 per person) instructor included or for the real adrenalin junky; both courses for £40.00 per person, as far as we’re concerned…. a must.

We have left this activity for the last day leaving time for shopping or relaxing in the village of Betws y Coed before heading off.

Our team at The Vagabond go that one step further to give you the very best at the very best price. We believe The Vagabond is a fantastic venue for Corporate Events, Team Building Activities, Group Activity Events, Friends and Family Activity Days and Stag and Hen Parties.
Please note we do not add anything on to the cost of all mentioned activities. Any of the above, may also be organized through the individual organizations. Please see our Links at bottom of page.

Example: 4 persons having 3 nights accommodation with full board and all the mentioned activities including the full tree top course (6 hours) = £792.00. That’s £198.00 per person (Mt Bike included).

8 persons having 3 nights accommodation with full board and all the mentioned activities including the full tree top course (6 hours) = £1384.00. That’s £173.00 per person (Mt Bike included).

For more information please call or email The Vagabond.

One life, enjoy it……….


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Contact Details

The Vagabond
Craiglan Road
Betws y Coed
LL24 0AW
T: 01690 710850
M: 07870 918456