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Camping Near Llanberis

Llanberis campsites

Often referred to as the “Gateway to Snowdon”, the village of Llanberis is situated at the foot of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and is a popular camping destination amongst keen hikers and climbers. With panoramic views of Snowdonia National Park, Llanberis has plenty of exciting attractions nearby for all campers to enjoy. Discover more below! 

Llanberis camping FAQs

What are the best campsites in Llanberis?
Our Llanystumdwy Club Site is located on the LLyn Peninsula and is under a 40-minute drive from Llanberis. We also have a number of member-exclusive campsites near Llanberis.
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Which campsites in Llanberis are family friendly?
Our Llanystumdwy Club Site is family friendly and all our campsites have their facilities listed to make finding a site suitable for you and your family quick and simple. Look out for facility icons such as play area, parent and baby room and washing machines.
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Are there any dog friendly campsites in Llanberis?
Yes, all of our Club Sites, including Llanystumdwy are dog friendly and pooch can stay at any club site for no additional charge. Head to our dog-friendly campsites page for more information.
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Which campsites in Llanberis are adult only?
See a list of our member-exclusive adult only campsites.
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Can you wild camp in Llanberis?
The rules for wild camping are complex, read our guide to wild camping to learn more.
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Things to do and see while camping in Llanberis

Outdoor activities

With Snowdon on your doorstep, camping in Llanberis offers a plethora of exciting outdoor adventures to embark on nearby. 

  • Climb Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) via the Llanberis Path  - Whether you’re a leisurely walker or an expert hiker, The Llanberis Path up Snowdon is a popular route taken by people from all walks of life, with over 600,000 people reaching the summit each year!
  • Gorge walking  - Explore Snowdonia’s finest natural beauty by swimming in rivers, scrambling up rocks and rock hopping. There are a number of amazing outdoor adventure centers that offer guided gorge walking adventures. 
  • Snowdonia Watersports  - If you are a water baby spending the day at Snowdonia Watersports is a must. Catering to people of all ages and abilities, this outdoor activity centre offers a wide-range of activities including kayaking, canoeing, stand-up paddleboarding and more.
  • Ceunant Mawr Waterfall  - Marvel at the bottom of the incredible 100ft Ceunant Mawr Waterfall (also known as Llanberis Falls). The waterfall makes for a perfect wild swimming spot, as it cascades into a huge pool at the bottom perfect for cooling off on a hot summer's day.
  • Parc Padarn Country Park - Parc Padarn Country Park is 800 acres of incredible scenery. The park is a popular destination for hikers and cyclists.
  • Lake Padarn  - Based in the Parc Padarn Country Park, Lake Padarn is an incredible glacially formed lake. Families can spend the day taking part in an array of exciting watersports, including kayaking and paddle boarding.

Historical attractions

  • Dolbadarn Castle  - Step back in time to the 1300s and visit the magnificent Dolbadarn Castle. Standing in isolation overlooking the splendid lake of Llyn Padarn, this impressive fort was built in the 13th century by Llewyn the Great, Prince of Wales. Today, tourists from all over come to visit the castle. Climb the spiral staircase and soak in the incredible mountain and lake views. The castle has a pay and display car park available and is dog friendly.

  • National Slate Museum  - Learn about Slate Mining in Wales at the National Slate Museum. Explore the workshops, static exhibits, live displays, galleries and historic houses. See the machines and tools used by quarrymen to extra, process and export the slate. There is a café at the museum serving a small range of hot and cold beverages or instead bring your own picnic along.

Family fun

  • Snowdonia Mountain Railway  - Board one of most wonderful railway journeys in the world to the top of Snowdon. While on your journey, sit back and enjoy the ride, basking in the incredible views overlooking magnificent mountains and lush valleys. Once at the top you can take a trip to the Hafod Eryri Visitor Centre, the highest visitor centre in the UK. The centre has a café, a shop and toilets. You can also head to the Summit café for a refreshment break. Don’t forget to snap a picture by the Snowdon plaque too.
  • Llanberis Village  - Enjoy a stroll round the thriving village of Llanberis, which has a collection of local shops, café, restaurants and more. 
  • Llanberis Lake Railway  - Starting in Llanberis, the railway runs through Parc Padarn Country Park and along Lake Padarn to Penllyn, hosting incredible views of the surrounding mountains and Dolbadarn Castle.

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