OAG weekend – Snowdonia (Eryri)

DATE: 26-28 July 2024
LOCATION: Snowdonia, Wales
ACCOMMODATION: The Rocks
ABILITY: Level 2 (moderate)
PRICE: £350

WHAT’S INCLUDED

✓ 2 x nights accommodation at The Rocks
✓ 2 x breakfasts at The Rocks
✓ 2 x dinners at The Rocks
✓ Welcome and introduction with your OAG host
✓ Empowerment session with your OAG host
✓ Guided group hike up the iconic Moel Siabod with views of the Snowdon in the distance with trained mountain leader
✓ Evening fire pits roasting marshmallows and getting to know each other
✓ Group visit to Zip World Betws-y-Coed and ride the Fforest Coaster through the stunning national park
✓ Group lunch on Sunday to end our weekend together
✓ OAG host available throughout the trip
✓ WhatsApp group to connect with other guests

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

✕ Travel to and from the venue
✕ Travel insurance for the trip
✕ Any additional meals or drinks not stated above (note: Saturday lunch is not included as we will be out – please bring a packed lunch with you, and you can store it in the YHA fridges overnight)

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Accommodation

Our accommodation for the weekend is the stunning The Rocks at Capel Curig in Snowdonia National Park, and only a short distance from the town of Betws-y-Coed. Our accommodation offers our group comfortable accommodation in the heart of beautiful Snowdonia, surrounded by stunning scenery at every angle. After a long day hiking, we can head back to our accommodation and enjoy a tasty home-cooked meal.

Our accommodation for the trip will be in 4-bed and 6-bed dorms, exclusive to our group. If you’re booking with a friend let us know and we’ll make sure you get a room together. 

NOTE: There is limited car parking at this hostel, and is first come first served.

Food

Our meals for the weekend will be prepared on-site at our accommodation, for breakfast and dinner. Saturday lunch is not included, as we will be out all day, so please bring something to eat for Saturday lunch, such as a packed lunch.

Itinerary

*Please note this itinerary is subject to change, and is weather dependent.

Friday

  • Check in to The Rocks and meet your room mates
  • Welcome and introduction with your OAG host
  • Empowerment session with your OAG host
  • Group dinner at The Rocks

Saturday

  • Group breakfast at The Rocks
  • Guided group hike up the iconic Moel Siabod with views of the Snowdon in the distance and the stunning Snowdonia National Park
  • Back to The Rocks to warm up and roast marshmallows on the fire pit
  • Group dinner at The Rocks
  • Free time to relax or games night with your fellow guests 

Sunday

  • Group breakfast at The Rocks
  • Check out and walk to our morning activity
  • Group visit to Zip World Betws-y-Coed and ride the Fforest Coaster through the stunning national park
  • Group lunch on Sunday to end our weekend together
  • Free time to explore this beautiful area of the UK

Getting here

The venue for our weekend is in the middle of the Snowdonia National Park, just outside the town of Betws-y-Coed, and is around 1 hour from Wrexham. The nearest station is Betws-y-Coed, or if driving you can coordinate car-sharing in the trip WhatsApp group. 

Closest train station
Betws-y-Coed

Address
The Rocks, Plas Curig, Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0EL

BOOK NOW

Be quick – we’re limited to just 30 spots on this adventure and expect them to sell out fast!

FAQs

What kit do I need?

  • Hiking/outdoor clothing including trail running shoes or hiking boots
  • A towel and any cosmetics and toiletries
  • Waterproof jacket, plus hat
  • Fleece or warm jumper
  • Comfy clothes for yoga and a yoga mat
  • Small daypack for hiking and/or when out and about
  • Water bottle and snacks

INSURANCE

It is the attendee’s responsibility to have the appropriate travel insurance for this trip. Please let us know if you have appropriate travel insurance before the trip.

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Sophie is a travel writer, based in the UK, always thinking about her next adventure. Sophie set up Outdoor Adventure Girls in 2020 with the aim to provide safe spaces for women to connect, get outdoors and push themselves out of their comfort zone.