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Graig Wen

Dolgellau, Gwynedd, Wales

Quirky glamping holiday accommodation, set in 45 acres of wild woods and meadows in Snowdonia National Park.

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Set in 45 acres of wild woods and meadows in Snowdonia National Park, this holiday accommodation ranges from traditional yurts to a contemporary locally designed Welsh Caban, to two pop-up yurts which move round the site according to the season and cottages in a converted Victorian slate cutting mill. Graig Wen is in an outstanding location on the Mawddach Estuary, one of the most beautiful in Wales.

The Slate Shed B&B allows you to enjoy the fresh air of the country side as well as breath taking views of Snowdonia's Mawddach Estuary and mountains, whilst staying in luxury. The bed and breakfast accommodation is a converted Victorian slate cutting mill with double and twin bedrooms. Children aged 10+ are welcome. Dog friendly.

There are different glamping options depending on the time of year, each provides unique and unforgettable experiences. Wild glamping (open May to September) offers a spacious bell tent sleeping 4 guest and a pop up yurt, hidden away in the woods and meadows. Another option is glamping in a secret silver birch glade (open March to October) - here you can stay in one of three yurts or the Welsh eco-Caban. The largest of the yurts sits on a raised deck overlooking the Mawddach Estuary and can sleep up to 5 people.

New to the site is the option of winter glamping which is open March to April and October to December. Closed January and February. There are two pop up yurts are complete with woodturning stoves as well as electricity for extra heat, lighting and even hot beverage facilities. Washing facilities are only a few steps away.

Onsite facilities include parking, clean and airy eco loos, bike hire, washing facilities - including heated showers,

Bell tent open from the 1st July until the end of August. Not suitable for young children. Dogs on leads are welcome. Prices start at £65/night for hire of the bell tent from Sunday – Thursday. While bookings for Friday - Saturday (and bank holiday weekends) costs £75/night. Minimum 3 night bookings.

Yurts - please bring your own bedding. Bed linen, pillows and duvets can be provided for a fee. Well behaved dogs are welcome for an additional £10 per pet. Prices start at £220 for a midweek break for two guests. Minimum 2 night bookings.

To better suit families, there are also four charming, estuary facing cottages with Welsh slate roofs. The self-catering properties each have their own unique personality.

Graig Wen focuses on personal service, bespoke design and giving people a sense of place in this special part of North Wales.

Room Types

Double
Twin
Whole property for 5 or more

Nearest Airport/s

Manchester