The Area

Glan y Gors, Dinorwig

Dinorwig is famous for its Hydro Electric Power station which is built within the mountain.

It is well situated for discovering the many attractions within Snowdonia. Some are on your doorstep like Llanberis, the village at the foot of Snowdon which is about 5 miles away by car and about 2 miles on foot (fairly steep hill). In Llanberis there are many attractions including the Snowdon Mountain Railway, Llanberis Lake Railway, the National Slate Museum and the Power of Wales exhibition which includes a tour of the Power Station. In addition there is boating and watersports on the lake as well as walks in the Padarn Country Park. Zip World, Bethesda is only a few miles away.

The area is ideal for having an active holiday, taking advantage of all the facilities and attractions locally, or for just relaxing and slowing down and taking in the beautiful scenery.

You can either enjoy short scenic walks from the house or tackle same of the famous 14 Peaks over 3000 feet.

The beaches are located all around the North Wales coast and on Anglesey. There are many beautiful, large, sandy beaches (within 25m), some with Blue flags status.


From Chester direction on the A55 leave at the Bangor exit, turn left and immediately right signposted Llanberis, onto the A4244, go past the services. Follow this road for a few miles until you reach a roundabout, turn left, again signposted to Llanberis continuing on the A4244. Go up the hill past a TEXACO Garage on your left, take the next left signposted Deiniolen 1 mile, Dinorwig 2 miles.

Follow this road through Deiniolen and into Dinorwig, turn left (opposite a bus stop), up a hill past Chapel Sardis and Glan y Gors is the next house on the left.