Glyn Afon is a modern bed and breakfast guest house located in Llanberis providing comfortable accommodation in Snowdonia. Glyn Afon is at the foot of Mount Snowdon, ideal if you want climb one of the many Snowdon trails or if you want explore the North Wales area. Llanberis itself is the start of the Llanberis path the most commonly used trail to the top of Snowdon.
Llanberis is a major centre for outdoor activities with Glyn Afon Guest House being centrally located making it an ideal starting point for a number of walks, whether it is a stroll around the village or a 1085 meter climb to the summit of Snowdon.
The Snowdon Mountain Railway, Padarn Country Park and Lake Railway, The Electric Mountain and The National Slate Museum of Wales are all within a five minute walk. For the more active guest there is scuba diving in Vivian Quarry. Mountaineering, climbing, mountain biking, pony trekking and watersports. The village hosts many events and challenges each year including the International Fell face, Ras Yr Wyddfa, which starts and ends in Llanberis, Snowdonia Slateman Triathlon and The Snowdon Marathon. There is also Snowdon Rocks a rock concert at the top of Snowdon which has been held for the last ten years organised by Alarm front man Mike Peters in aid of Cancer charities. We are also a short drive from Zip-world and the newly opened Surf Snowdonia.
Nearby is Caernarfon with it’s Castle and the old walled town, Conwy also has a spectacular castle and walled town.
Below you will find a list of links for information and activities to do in the Llanberis area:
Snowdonia National Park: http://www.eryri-npa.gov.uk
Snowdon Web Cams: http://www.fhc.co.uk/weather/weather.asp
Snowdon Railway: http://www.snowdonrailway.co.uk
Electric Mountain: http://www.fhc.co.uk/electric_mountain.htm
Stone Adventures: http://stoneadventures.110mb.com
Boulder Adventures: http://www.adventuresinwales.co.uk
Llanberis village: http://www.llanberis.org
Outdoor instruction and guiding: http://www.freedom-outdoors.co.uk
Zip World: http://www.zipworld.co.uk
Surf Snowdonia: http://www.surfsnowdonia.co.uk
Set on the High Street there is public on road parking to the front (time limits are in operation from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm) and our own private parking at the rear.
Access from the rear car park to the building is via a small walk around the Building to the front door.
Front door entrance has one small step to main hallway. Ground floor is level throughout, with breakfast room.
All guest bedrooms are on the first and second floors, access is by stairs only, and there is no lift.
We have an additional separate toilet on the 1st floor.
Guest bedrooms are centrally heated with adjustable thermostatic radiator valves.
During the night, emergency help can be summoned by ringing the owners doorbell located in the hallway or calling the house phone number .