Bryn Elltyd Eco Guesthouse


Award winning six-bed guesthouse in fold of Ffestiniog Steam railway in the heart of Snowdonia. One train change from London Euston. Three ground floor rooms, two with wet room. Talk to us about disabled access. Dog friendly. Wi fi. Green electric sauna. Serves local food on a wooden dining table made from trees grown 80m away.

Carbon neutral heating and electric. £20k investment in advanced boiler turning local wood to gas and burning 900c. Intergrated with solar thermal arrays. Massive insulation of 1883 granite building with cunning modifications, plus two detached eco-timber-framed buildings lined with sheeps wool, green-roofed, rainwater harvesting, sewerage biological treatment and reed bed with duckpond. Sedum roofed bike store.Two conservatories collecting heat and venting into house.

Free electric car fuel to all guests in 2012/13. All electric made on-site or from 100 per cent renewables with two hydro stations ( and steam train station) within 200m.

Open access to mountains, lake, trout fishing, cafe, massive free carpark and locked gated mountain roads within 200m. Evening meal by arrangement. Fresh bread each morning.


Tel: +44 (0) 1766 831 356
Mobile: +44 (0) 7905 568 127


Tanygrisiau, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd LL41 3TW
United Kingdom

Key Words

Eco, green, sustainable, Snowdonia, Snowdon, Ffestiniog, guesthouse, carbon neutral, biomass, brynelltyd, slate, mountains, GTBS

Memberships & Accreditations

Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold
Considerate Hoteliers: 2013 winner of Small Accommodation Provider
Superhomes. Accredited and in the top best few
Green Hotelier 2013 runner up
Visit Wales 3 Star
Renewable Energy Project of the Year 2012 Welsh Assembly Government/Gwynedd

Creation Date: 
Tuesday, 16 July, 2013 - 19:55
Last Updated: 
Monday, 12 May, 2014 - 08:55

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