Safari Tent

UK Wales North Wales Gwynedd Slate Mountain Glamping

  • Sleeps 5 (max 5 adults, 4 children)
  • Electricity
  • Beds Provided
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Private Bathroom
  • In room Wifi
This 4 bed tent (one king size double and 2 bunk beds) has an en-suite shower, washbasin and toilet. There is a log burning stove in the seating area and a verandah with seating to enjoy the views. Visit our onsite restaurant where you can indulge in a tasty Welsh breakfast!

The Owner Says

As you step into your tent through the door you will realise that these safari tents are slightly different! We have worked closely with the manufacturer to build a tent that will fit into our beautiful rugged landscape enabling you to see the amazing views and feel the extraordinary industrial heritage.

Our tents are designed to be suitable for a family or a small group of friends

The canvas roof is insulated and the walls are solid to ensure that the interior is warm and cosy. At the front of the tent there is a seating area close to the log burner, somewhere to enjoy a glass of fizz and play family games.

The sleeping area is just behind.

In the 4 person tent there is 1 x King Size Double bed and 2 x bunk beds. In the 5 person tent there is an extra single bunk over the king sized double bed. We have chosen quality mattresses and bed linen to help you enjoy a restful night’s sleep. 

At the rear of the tent there is your own en-suite bathroom with electric shower, wash hand basin and lavatory.

The verandah at the front with outdoor furniture allows you to sit and watch the great views and dark skies. Outside there is also a barbecue area to share with the other guests.

We have furnished the tents with welsh blankets, cute crockery and of course bed linen, towels and tea towels. Your log burner will be set to burn with complimentary logs as you pop on the kettle to enjoy a welcoming tea or coffee.

We’re keeping things quiet and relaxing so there are no cars on the hillside - we deliver you and your luggage to the tent. So there is plenty of space to relax.

We have a great restaurant on site where you can have a Welsh breakfast, locally sourced food for lunch and pizzas in the evening! We also have a welcoming pub with beer brewed just down the road and a coffee shop if you fancy a toasted sandwich or a slice of cake.

Our Shop will sell you extra logs, barbecue packs and locally brewed beer as well as wine and other important things!

We truly believe that our glamping tents are moethusrwydd ary mynydd!

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About Slate Mountain Glamping

Suitable For

Glampers only. Tents and caravans – no. Dogs are permitted in some of the tents. Groups welcome by prior arrangement. 

Nearby

Two of North Wales' best beaches – Black Rock Sands and Harlech beach – are only around 30 minutes away. You can actually drive onto the beach at the former, while the latter sits in sight of the iconic Harlech Castle (01766 780552). Caernarfon and Criccieth castles are also nearby, with Beaumaris castle just across the Menai Straits on Anglesey. The singular Italianate village of Portmeirion is around 20 minutes' drive away. This mish-mash of architectural styles has featured heavily on film and TV screens over the years – fans of cult 60s series The Prisoner will recognise this as the show's enigmatic setting. Coed y Brenin Forest Park (16 miles away) is one of Natural Resources Wales' premier recreation sites with its world famous mountain bike trails. Bike hire available from Beics Brenin (01341 440728).

Food & Drink

The onsite café-restaurant does a cracking Welsh breakfast, traditional cawl, toasties, homemade cakes, as well as pizzas in the evening. Most ingredients are locally sourced, including Welsh Slate Cavern Aged Cheddar! The Quarryman's Tavern pub serves craft ale from Llandudno's Great Orme Brewery and the nearby Purple Moose Brewery in Porthmadog (brewery tours available). Blaenau Ffestiniog (about a mile downhill) boasts plenty of places to eat and drink, including community-owned pub The Pengwern (01766 762200) an atmospheric old drovers inn near the village square. Porthmadog (9 miles) poses plenty of options, including The Australia (01766 515957) for a pint and some wholesome pub grub or, if you want to push the boat out, the ever-popular Moorings Bistro (01766 513500), just outside the town, overlooks the bay at Borth-Y-Guest. 
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Location

Slate Mountain Glamping is located at The Slate Caverns, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd LL41 3NB

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Getting There

The Slate Caverns are situated beside the A470 between Llandudno and Porthmadog, and 3/4 mile from the centre of Blaenau Ffestiniog. The site is only 40 minutes from the Llandudno junction (Jct 19) of the A55 and 20 minutes from Betws y Coed on the A5.

If you are using SAT NAV use postcode LL41 3NB.

By Train: Travel on the Chester to Holyhead mainline and change at Llandudno Junction for Blaenau Ffestiniog. Trains also arrive into Blaenau Ffestiniog from Porthmadog on the Ffestiniog Railway. From here passengers can either travel up to The Slate Caverns by bus, taxi or on foot.

By Bus: Blaenau Ffestiniog bus station is situated beside the joint railway station. From here you can catch Nev's Shuttle Bus (01766 762465) or John's Buses (01766 831 781) which meet every Ffestiniog Railway service to Blaenau Ffestiniog during peak season. During winter season it is necessary to book your taxi in advance. The X1 bus service departs from the bus station and will stop on the road outside The Slate Caverns (approx 5 mins from the town centre) but will not drive onto the site to the front entrance unlike Nev's shuttle service.