Snowdonia’s glaciated valleys, cascading rivers and wooded hillsides provide a rugged backdrop for FSC Rhyd-y-creuau, a historic Georgian country house. The centre is popular with those choosing to explore the mountains and take part in adventurous activities of the Snowdonia National Park which surrounds the centre. 

  • FSC Rhyd-y-creuau
  • Lounge at FSC Rhyd-y-creuau
  • Campfire at FSC Rhyd-y-creuau
  • Entrance at FSC Rhyd-y-creuau
  • Courtyard at FSC Rhyd-y-creuau
  • Surroundings of FSC Rhyd-y-creuau

We have simple, comfortable accommodation mostly in a mixture of single, twin, family rooms and large dormitory rooms. Guests who stay with us can enjoy an à la carte breakfast. 

There are a range of recreational areas and facilities available for all visitors. Including a games area in the cellar of the main house, with access to DVD players, and TVs as well as a pool table, table tennis and table football. There are two lounges (one with a wood-burning stove) which provide guests with a choice of areas to watch a film from a bank of DVDs or play one of the many board games available for visiting groups. There are hot and cold drink making facilities and alternative areas to sit and relax.


  • All linen provided.
  • A mix of single, twin, family rooms and large dormitory rooms.


  • 19 of our rooms are en-suite, the rest have modern bathroom facilities close by.
  • Towels are provided.


  • Fully catered services for all dietary needs available.
  • Seats up to 96 in the dining room and adjacent conservatory, which has tea and coffee making facilities a fridge and a microwave.


  • Space for approximately 25 cars.
  • Grounds of 2.2 hectares including a 10 minute well-being walkway, football pitch, woodland, a stream, 2 ponds and a biodiversity garden.

General / Facilities

  • Free, fast Wi-Fi (50Mbps download / 25Mbps upload on average) – example, need to update.
  • Mobile phone reception.
  • Flat screen TV with DVD.
  • A shop on site sells gifts, sweets, drinks, toiletries, and wildlife identification guides.
  • The centre has a licenced bar serving pre and post dinner drinks (dependent on the group).
  • Please contact us to discuss disabled access requirements. One bedroom with en-suite wet room suitable for a wheelchair user.

Local towns and tourist attractions

  • Zip World: Home to the longest zip line in Europe and the fastest in the world!
  • Coast: Soak up the sun or swim in the sea; take a trip to the coast and see some of the many beautiful beaches in Wales.
  • Bounce Below: Giant trampolines, walkways, slides and tunnels all made from netting hidden underground await your arrival.
  • Climb Snowdon: Plan your route and walk to the top of the highest mountain in Wales and England.
  • Betws-y-coed: Take a trip to the town of Betws-y-coed; gateway to Snowdonia, and explore the local shops and attractions.
  • Mountain bike trail centres: Gwydir Mawr and Bach 4 miles/9 mins by car and Penmachno trail centre 5 miles/10 mins.
  • Things to know

    • Check in: 4pm.
    • Check out: 10am.
    • No smoking in the buildings but there are designated outside smoking areas.
    • No parties or large single sex groups.
    • No pets.
    • Please be aware there may be other groups on site as part of our educational offering.
  • Keeping you safe

    • Social distancing and other Covid-19-related guidelines apply.
    • Due to Covid-19 some amenities may be unavailable.
    • We are committed to enhanced cleaning processes. Find out more about our covid procedures.
    • Smoke alarms in all buildings.
    • Code locks on entrance points and bedroom doors.
    • First Aid trained staff available.
  • Cancellation policy

    • Free cancellation for 24 hours.
    • After that, cancel before 4 weeks before and get a 50% refund, minus the service fee.