Clogwyn Centre

The Clogwyn Centre is ideally located for adventurous activities to suit all age ranges of Scouts or Guides. The building can accommodate up to a max of 36. It is close to the motorway network and 10 mins walk from Bangor railway station – making it super easy to get to. There’s plenty to do right on the doorstep: Canoe in the harbour, pay a visit to our next door neighbours – Penrhyn Castle, make a splash in the local swimming pool or pick up the National cycle way which passes our front door. Aber Falls is within walking distance and the stunning mountains of Snowdonia and spectacular beaches on Anglesey are within easy driving distance.

The building makes a great base to venture out in the national park and is a welcome and cosy reprieve to return to if the weather has been bad. There’s plenty to do nearby whether its Hillwalking, Climbing, Sailing, Canoeing, Mountain Biking, Windsurfing, Tobogganing, Beach Combing, Fossil Hunting, Photography.  You can even hitch a ride on Europe’s longest and fastest zip wires in or jump around on a subterranean trampoline at Bounce Below!

The facilities such as the two large conference rooms and climbing wall also make it a perfect venue for both residential and daytime Adult Training. Whether as a base for mountain leader training, water permits on the straits, doing a climbing wall permit or a REC First Aid Course; Clogwyn is a great place for Adults in the movement to stay too!

Fancy An Adventure?

The Clogwyn Centre is located in Bangor, North Wales, and is within easy reach of excellent outdoor spaces and areas of outstanding beauty provided by the Snowdonia National Park and Isle of Anglesey.

With  plenty on the doorstep and great of amenities, it is a great base from which to have an adventure and for young people to experience the freedom of the great outdoors.

Clogwyn Centre

  • Sleeps 36
  • Full Kitchen
  • Includes Penrhyn Wing

From £230.00 per nightSelect options

Penhryn only

  • Sleeps 7
  • Small Kitchenette
  • Perfect for small groups/training

From £70.00 per nightSelect options

Meeting Rooms

  • Seats 30
  • Small Kitchenette
  • Perfect for small groups/training

From: £10.00Read more


There are 4 dormitories in total in the main building. Each one offers bunk style beds with a mattress and pillow. No bedding is provided so sleeping bags are required.

Snowdon17 Beds
Tryfan6 Beds
Ogwen4 Beds
Idwal2 Beds

There are 2 dormitories in total in the Penrhyn building. Each one offers bunk style beds with a mattress and pillow. No bedding is provided so sleeping bags are required.

Hirael3 Beds
Menai4 Beds

Facilities – Main Building

  • 6 Ring gas cooker
  • Gas Oven
  • Grill
  • Warming cupboard
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Double sink
  • Instant boiling water heater
  • All pots, pans and cooking utensils are provided along with all cutlery and crockery.
  • Gents – 2 showers, 3 hand basins and 2 toilets.
  • Ladies – 1 shower, hand basin and toilet.
  • Upstairs Toilet – 1 toilet and hand basin.
  • Small drying room available adjacent to changing area.
  • High speed Wi-fi
  • Pay phone

Facilities – Penrhyn

  • Double sink
  • Instant boiling water heater
  • Double Electric Hob
  • 1 shower, 2 hand basins and 1 toilet.
  • Climbing Wall
  • 2 Meeting Rooms
  • High speed Wi-fi
  • Television
  • Hi-Fi
  • Pool Table
  • Boardgames

Indoor Climbing Wall

The centre is extremely fortunate to even have it's own indoor climbing wall. A great evening activity for your young people or making the centre an excellent venue for adults doing residential permit training. The wall is also available for hire by local groups separately

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Activity Equipment

Climbing Wall

Climbing Wall

From: £50.00Select options

Canadian Canoeing

Canadian Canoeing

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Hill Walking

Hill Walking

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Land Yachting

Land Yachting

From: £40.00Read more

Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking

From: £5.00Read more

N.B. Not all of our equipment is available to hire by groups outside Mersey Weaver.

Local Area Information

Want More?


  • Explore the Mountains and Hills.
  • Travel at 100mph down Europe’s fastest zip wire.
  • Visit Lechlewydd Slate Mines then bounce on a huge subterranean trampoline at Bounce Below!
  • Go Pony Trekking.
  • Visit some of Anglesey’s most beautiful beaches.
  • Hit the Menai straits for some water activities or go white water rafting in Bala or Llangollen.
  • Visit Betws-Y-Coed.
  Nearest Station: Bangor
  Nearest Town: Bangor
  Nearest Supermarkets: Tesco

Pricing Structure

Fees for 2023Clogwyn (including Penrhyn)
(per night)
(per night)
Small Groups ≥12
(per person per night)
Mersey Weaver£230£70£12
Commercial / Charitable Organisations£300N/AN/A

To access the discounted pricing, please ensure you are signed in and have the appropriate membership plan applied to your account. You can check this via the account settings. Your discount will be applied after adding your booking to the basket. Not got the correct discount? Contact us here.

A deposit of 50% is required to secure your booking and this is non-refundable. Provisional bookings are held for two weeks prior to deposit and confirmation. Please note, if you cancel under six weeks prior to your stay, your group will still be invoiced for the balance. Final payment is due 2 weeks before your arrival.


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