Caban Cader Idris is a rural retreat in a secluded wooded valley in the foothills of Cader Idris within easy reach of the coast, the Mawddach Estuary and Coed y Brenin. This cosy but basic accommodation with bell tower and gothic windows has some character and everything you need to enjoy the Welsh countryside. Ideal for walkers, families, mountain bikers and those seeking a taste of the Welsh culture and environment. Rooms: No1 (en-suite 5 beds) and No2 (10 beds), lounge, kitchen, bathrooms.
Guests can either book the whole bunkhouse for sole use (please book both rooms when reserving). Otherwise, individual rooms can be booked with either 5 or 10 beds. Room 1 has 5 beds and has an en-suite bathroom with shower and toilet. Room 2 has 10 beds and has access to a communal shower and toilet. At certain times we can offer individual bunks in a shared room for a reduced rate (please ask).
Communal areas include:
A large kitchen with all utensils, fridge-freezer, gas cooker, solid fuel rayburn and a large table with benches to sit 12+ (no microwave)
Central small lounge (sits 10) with a feature wall -'Golwg'.
Communal toilet and shower room
Bedrooms and lounge can be heated with storage heaters. Fan heaters can be used on cooler evenings and solid fuel rayburn can be used to heat the kitchen. An electricity coin meter takes old £1 and £2 coins to pay for the fan heating (bedroom and lounge sockets) and showers. All other electricity is included.Logs and coal for the rayburn can also be provided at extra cost. Hot water is provided in kitchen and showers are heated when coin meter is activated. Wash basins only have cold water.
No cot for babies provided but guests are welcome to bring their own.
Interaction with guests
We live off-site but will aim to welcome you on arrival and will always be available to help you enjoy your stay.