Pen-y-Pass, Pen-y-Grwyd

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Pen-y-Pass, Nantgwynant, Gwynedd, LL55 4NY

0345 371 9534

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History

A former mountain lodge where George Mallory stayed here while using Snowdon as a training ground for his ill-fated Everest expedition. The bar is named Mallory’s after him and information about the surrounding mountains and Mallory himself can be seen throughout the building.

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Snowdon Ranger, Rhyd Ddu

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YHA Snowdon Ranger, Rhyd Ddu, Gwynedd, LL54 7YS 

03453 719659

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Snowdon Ranger is a former inn, named after one of the first guides to show people to the summit. It has now been a Youth Hostel for over 75 years. It is set in an area steeped in Welsh history with the village of Beddgelert 5 miles to the South and the World Heritage town of Caernarfon 8 miles to the North.

 

The Snowdon Ranger Hotel. Liverpool Daily Post, 14 April 1939

History

1878
 

1939

Robert Roberts was the Proprietor. His wife Mary Roberts suffered an injury with a meat cleaver and died shortly after.

Hotel acquired and converted to a Youth Hostel

 


Also see: 1878: Sudden death near Carnarvon

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