The businesses below have shown their commitment to protecting and enhancing the wonderful landscape of Snowdonia with its diverse wildlife and unique cultural heritage by becoming Business members of the Snowdonia Society.
If you run a business in or near Snowdonia why not do the same?
Business Members offering discounts to our members (terms)
Pot Mêl Tŷ Hyll, Capel Curig
Pot Mêl (honeypot) tearoom in Snowdonia Society’s own iconic property, the Ugly House, by the river Llugwy offers a fabulous range of quality homemade cakes, lunches, teas and snacks in a unique atmosphere. Member discount: 20% on food and drink orders.
Cotswold partners also offering 20% discount to Snowdonia Society members (terms) :
RAW Adventures provides professionally run mountain activities in Snowdonia and beyond. Run by Kate and Ross Worthington, local mountain leaders. See also www.climb-snowdon.co.uk. Ross and Kate are enthusiastic partners in our conservation work and litter picks, leading volunteer litter-pick groups on the mountains and helping to educate visitors.
Member Discount: 10% on training: Hill & Mountain Skills; Lowland Leader Award
Pengwern County House, Betws-y-Coed
Unwind and relax at Pengwern bed and breakfast, set in two acres of wild woods overlooking the beautiful Lledr Valley and 1m from Betws y coed. Welsh tradition and culture mixed with the new. Member discount: 10% on B&B accommodation
Swn-y-Dwr Country Cottage,Betws-y-Coed
An upmarket holiday cottage situated by the River Llugwy and one minute’s walk from Pont-y-Pair bridge. Extensive, landscaped gardens which sweep down to the river. Sleeps up to 11 people. Nick Corney says, “We live in and love Snowdonia and want to do what we can to help look after and promote it.” Member discount: 10% on lettings.
Bryn Elltyd Eco Guest House, Tan y Grisiau
A tiny 3-star guesthouse in an 1883 stone building, all its energy inputs from renewable sources. Three electric car charge points and two commercial hydro and steam train stations within 200m. Finalist in Wales Green Energy Awards 2014 against National Trust Wales. Member discount: 5% on bookings made by phone or email direct to the owners
Royal Oak Hotel, Betws-y-Coed
Picture perfect former coaching inn set in the stunning village of Betws-y-Coed surrounded by the magical Gwydyr forest at the Gateway to Snowdonia. Member discount: 10% discount on accommodation
Joe Brown, Llanberis
An independent outdoor business focusing on providing honest and personal advice, with great ranges of mountaineering, rock climbing, ice climbing, walking and expedition equipment. Member discount: 10% on in-shop and on-line purchases
Plas y Brenin, Capel Curig
The National Mountain Sports Centre – running courses and holidays in outdoor activities, introducing newcomers to the outdoors, helping outdoor enthusiasts improve their outdoor skills and training outdoor instructors. Member discount: 10% discount on standby B&B
Castle Vision Photographic
Supplying high quality images to enhance and support many businesses and individuals . Specialist services are offered in hotel and holiday accommodation photography, food imaging, corporate and charity event coverage as well as wildlife/landscape photography courses. Member discount: 10% on services
Wern Cottage is a 5 Star holiday cottage, located in the friendly village of Capelulo at the end of the Sychnant Pass, Conwy. This is the northernmost pass in the Snowdonia National Park and one of Conwy’s best kept secrets. “We wanted to show our support for what the Snowdonia Society are doing to protect this beautiful area.” Member discount:10% (subject to availability)
Breese Adventures, Betws y Coed
Organises tailored adventures, guided walks and challenges for individuals, groups and charities.Member discount: 10% off Snowdonia Challenge entry fees (contact firstname.lastname@example.org for the reduced-rate coupon code)
We provide you, the customer, with a service that’s not offered anywhere else. From event planning and management, to safety and marshalling. We bring experience from multiple industries such as outdoor, soft services, motor sports, event management, charity organisation, and much more. Member discount: 15% discount on group bookings(terms)
Park Hill Guest House,Betws-y-Coed
Park Hill Guest House is a non-smoking guest house B&B with an indoor heated swimming pool located off road in a fine Victorian building traditionally built in the 1860s. The house is set in an acre of lush gardens and overlooking the beautiful village of Betws-y-Coed, the Llugwy and Conwy Valleys and the surrounding mountains of Snowdonia. Member discount: 10% on bookings made by telephone.
Business Members offering accommodation
Bryn Tyrch Inn, Capel Curig
The Bryn Tyrch Hotel in Snowdonia National Park is the perfect place to eat and sleep. Finalist for ‘Best Place to Eat’ in 2013 National Tourism Awards.
Elen’s Castle Hotel & Restaurant, Dolwyddelan
A comfortable, family-run hotel, full of historic character. Once an 18th Century coaching inn, and originally part of the Earl of Ancaster’s Welsh Estate, our hotel offers a unique place to relax at the heart of the Snowdonia.
Leading UK holiday cottage booking company with over 25 years’ experience in letting exceptional self-catering properties across the whole of the UK and Ireland. You can always find a great deal on your next cottage holiday, with many including exciting features such as hot tubs, sea views and large gardens. Our Snowdonia and Wales cottages are all hand-picked to the highest standard.
At Pant Hwfa Farm we offer two self catering leisure homes “Snowdonia Retreat” and “Tranquil Snowdonia” hidden away amidst the legendary Snowdonia mountain’s and provides the ideal retreat in which to unwind. Set in 50 acres of beautiful private hillside farm land nestled within fantastic landscapes
Capel Dinowrwig,Dinowrwig, Caernarfon
Capel Dinorwig is a stunning, converted chapel above Llyn Padarn 3 miles from Llanberis. Luxury finish, spacious open plan living. Fantastic country views with doorstep walks.
Campsites.co.uk list hundreds of camping and glamping sites across Wales – and some of the best in the Snowdonia area. Sustainable tourism is a priority and they are pleased to support the Snowdonia Society
Pant yr Onnen
Picturesque lakeside campsite nestled on the Southern shores of LLyn Tegid near the town of Bala. Situated in idyllic Welsh Hills within the Snowdonia National Park and International Dark Sky Reserve, this campsite offers a fantastic retreat to meet everyone’s needs.
Plas Coch Guest House, Llanberis
Plas Coch Guest House is a spacious and elegant Victorian house (built around 1865) situated in its own grounds on the High Street in Llanberis in the heart of Snowdonia. We are only 500 yards from the Snowdon Mountain Railway, the Llanberis Lake Railway
Business Members offering courses/training/holidays
Trigonos, Nantlle, Gwynedd.
Trigonos is a residential centre for educational and training events, workshops and retreats. A not-for-profit company, we work to clearly stated ethical principles.
Plas Tan y Bwlch, Maentwrog
Plas Tan y Bwlch is the Snowdonia National Park Environmental Studies Centre, offering a wide variety of courses for individuals and organisations. The courses cover all aspects of the countryside, history, environment, archaelogy and culture.
Bach Ventures, Waunfawr
Adventure activity providers in north Wales, offering multi-activity courses for families, schools, colleges and youth groups.
Rhyd y Creuau, Betws y Coed
A Field Studies Council centre offering courses and other opportunities to individuals and professionals to explore, understand and be inspired by the natural environment.
Mountain wonders are fully qualified mountain leaders who want to show you some amazing places in Wales. They provide private and group events from navigation workshops, guiding days and wild camps by fully qualified guides.
Ramblers Walking Holiday
Whatever your passion, it’s easy to find your dream walking holiday with RWH. Each time you book a holiday with Ramblers Walking Holidays, Adagio or Cruise and Walk, nominate Snowdonia society and our group will receive additional funding!
Other Business Members
Superfix Supplements, Cwm-y-Glo
Superfix develop and research natural ethno-veterinary products for all horses. “As well as our continued work with racehorses we also now have a range of products suitable for native ponies developed with our own Welsh Mountain Ponies here in Wales. Snowdonia provided us the materials to work with, it is only right to support those who care for Snowdonia and be an active part of its sustainability.”
Fabian4 On-line Entry
Based in Wales, the leading provider of orienteering on-line entry services in the UK. It offers on-line entry, competitor tracking and a real time results service for running, cycling, triathlon and all types of adventure races. Fabian4 also sponsors and organises the Fabian4 Dyffryn Conwy Mountain Challenge
Trefriw Woollen Mills
Manufacturers of traditional Welsh bedspreads, travel rugs, tweeds, garments, accessories and soft furnishings. Stockists of knitwear and sheepskin. Visitors to Trefriw Woollen Mills can see the weaving and hydro-electric turbines which generate our electricity.
First Hydro Company, Llanberis
First Hydro Company is one of the UK’s most dynamic electricity generators, responsible for the management and operation of the pumped storage plants at Dinorwig and Ffestiniog in the Snowdonia region of Wales, and for the Electric Mountain in Llanberis.
Dinorwig Distillery, Fachwen
Our micro mountainside gin distillery is nestled beneath the slate quarries of Dinorwig, inspired by the beauty of the area we crafted our signature gin. Naturally it was named Blue Slate Gin, Jin Llechen Las.
Moel Siabod Cafe, Capel Curig
Seeking to provide excellent food and drinks with a warm and friendly welcome we hope to bring something new to your experience of North Wales. Our own love of Snowdonia makes us want to help you enjoy this beautiful location.
Crochendy Bethesda Pottery
Studio Pottery and shop with Fine Art Gallery of Victorian, Edwardian and Contemporary Paintings.
Bhodi Movement, Betws-y-Coed specialise in soft tissue and movement therapy. Working with local people to help increase movement and confidence. We aim to bring people together in the outdoors to enjoy doing what they love. We are developing our community offering and aim to act as a hub for local people of all ages and abilities to get them moving outdoors. We have always been strong advocates of the work of the Snowdonia Society and we are really keen to now show our support.
An outdoor clothing and equipment brand. As well as clothing designed and inspired by Snowdonia, we also run events and expeditions. We are passionate about Snowdonia, and want to do what we can to ensure it is maintained and that conservation efforts continue.
Solid Ground Outdoors, Clothing with a mindset. As a company we aim to help inspire others to use our natural world to push and heal themselves whether that be mentally or physically, there are no comparisons. We encourage people to respect our incredible landscape whilst using it. Which is why proceeds from every order will go towards helping various conservation efforts across the UK and Ireland. As our company grows we intend to increase our efforts globally. Read our ethos HERE
Arfon Physiotherapy Ltd.
A centre of excellence based in Bangor (North Wales) which specialises in the complete management and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal disorders.
Karen Jones Artist
Welsh artist Karen Jones has a drop in studio gallery on the outskirts of Snowdonia. Painting Snowdonia in oil and much more! Karen became a Business member because she loves Snowdonia, it’s her backyard and feels free when she is paining it.
Our cosy Tea & Coffee House in Llandudno Junction and Upper Mostyn Street Llandudno has a range of loose leaf teas, freshly-roasted coffees, hot chocolate, soft drinks and cakes. We believe in being good to People, good for Communities and good for the Environment at every level we can.
Since 2007 the small family business based in Snowdonia has designed and delivered a vast range of expiditions worldwide and amazing outdoor events in the UK. We want to help support the vital work of the Snowdonia Society and furthermore, do what we can to help protect a sustainable environment in Snowdonia.
Premium trail, ultra and skyrunning events in Snowdonia, including Ultra-Trail Snowdonia and Snowdon Skyline. Apex running joined the Snowdonia Society to make an annual donation to help support their work, to give back to and preserve Snowdonia, a place we love!
The Brondanw Estate lies within the Snowdonia National Park, between Snowdon and the sea. Today the gardens are open to the public and the original coach house was converted by the Trust in 2010 to create the new Plas Brondanw cafe and shop.