• May 2, 2014 · 6:00 PM
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Accommodation surrounded by the high mountains of Snowdonia. A lovely rural hostel perfectly situated for the best hiking in Wales!

Number of beds - 56. Number of nights - 3. Cost - £159 per person.

Join us this May Day Bank Holiday weekend for 3 nights in the most scenic National Park in Wales - Snowdonia!


We have managed to secure a superb hostel, set in stunning grounds and perfectly located for accessing the best hiking in Snowdonia National Park. Our accommodation is marvelous being situated amongst the spectacular mountains of Snowdonia and also not far from the beautiful sandy beaches and coves of the Llyn Peninsula.


As usual there will be a choice of exciting hikes each day so we can climb the highest mountain in Wales (Snowdon) and others or enjoying more relaxed walks in the valley bottoms. So that we can really enjoy our time in the outdoors the hostel is also going to fully cater our home cooked breakfasts and dinners!

Come join the fun! :D


Price includes:

3 nights hostel accommodation.
All meals.
Packed lunches.
A choice of guided hikes by trained Mountain Leaders (MLTE) and qualified first aiders.
Financial protection in accordance with the Package Travel Law 1992.

Price does NOT include:

Transport expenses.
Optional activities.


To confirm your place on this trip please use internet banking. The account details are:


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IMPORTANT NOTE: We consider safety to be our number one priority and while we never take unnecessary risks, we do recognise that any outdoor activity involves a danger of personal injury or death. Remember that you should be aware of and accept these risks as you are responsible for your own safety and you should not undertake anything beyond your abilities. It is also your responsibility to be correctly equipped for the weather and activity you have chosen to participate in.

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  • Ewa

    Great trip as always! Big thanks to all x

    May 7, 2014

  • Martina

    It always feels like coming home to the Backabushers family. Thank you Geoff & Eti for organising another great weekend with old and new friends x

    May 7, 2014

    • Ewa

      I second that:) feels like a family x

      1 · May 7, 2014

  • Glenn

    8 years since I've joined and have never looked back. It's always a pleasure to meet up with the regulars and greet the new members. Thanks for a cracking weekend.

    5 · May 6, 2014

  • Betsabeth

    Great weekend as always :)

    1 · May 6, 2014

  • Jane C.

    Thank you Geoff and Etiennette for a great weekend. Lovely people, great location and a very good laugh. x

    1 · May 6, 2014

  • Santosh

    My first weekend hike ..and an wonderful experience ....great set of people ...nice location and a special thanks to etiennete and geoff.

    May 6, 2014

  • Delfim

    5 star stuff again Geoff and Etienette - great hostel, beautiful hikes, much laughter, a karaoke minibus crew ... What could be better!?

    1 · May 6, 2014

  • Paul

    First weekend hike and it was a blast! Great hiking with the friendliest of people! Looking forward to the next. Thanks Geoff and Etiennette for making it possible.

    1 · May 6, 2014

  • Alan

    Great weekend, thanks everyone :)

    May 6, 2014

  • Marzena

    Lovely meeting all of you. Ill make sure I can join the arrrrrdduous walks next time :)

    May 6, 2014

  • sarah

    I had a really good time. Thanks Etiennette and Geoff for organising such a brilliant weekend and to everybody for being so friendly.

    1 · May 6, 2014

  • Etiennette

    Lovely bunch of people for a great weekend of outdoor fun - well done everyone for conquering those mountains & see you again soon! :D

    1 · May 6, 2014

  • Dav

    Apologies for leaving without saying goodbye... Conditions were good and snowdon was calling me. So made a last min decision to go aaarrrduous!
    Was great meeting everyone and I look forward to our next adventure

    2 · May 6, 2014

  • Geoff

    I had such a great time with everyone! Having good weather to enjoy some quality mountain hiking certainly helped but it is always the people that make the weekends away special.

    2 · May 6, 2014

  • Amy

    Great first ever Backabush weekend, so much fun! :) Lovely to meet everyone and thanks for Geoff and Eti for organising. See you in June!

    May 6, 2014

  • Naresh

    It was a wonderful weekend. Excellent hikes with a very friendly group. Met many old friends and made new. Thanks Geoff and Etiennette for organising the showed again why Backabush is the best hiking group.

    1 · May 6, 2014

  • Santosh


    May 6, 2014

  • Perihan

    wonderful experience! Thanks guys!

    1 · May 5, 2014

  • Steve

    I echo what Ange said. It's always good to meet old friends and make some new ones within the Backabush family & have so many laughs. Thanks everyone & especially Geoff & Etiennette.

    1 · May 5, 2014

  • Ange

    As always another awesome weekend with Backabush. Great hikes (even if some of them were aaarrrrduous), accomodation and fun people. Great to spend time with friends old and new, many thanks to Eti and Geoff for organising such a fantastic break away

    2 · May 5, 2014

  • Geoff

    My confirmed guests are Susan, Karen, Pawandip, Margaret, Valerie & Martina plus Hilary & Laura.

    March 23, 2014

  • Geoff

    Please use this comment section ONLY for messages that need to be sent to everyone. For any messages or questions for the organiser please feel free to email: [masked]

    August 14, 2013

Your organizer's refund policy for MAY 2 - 5 (MAY DAY BANK HOLIDAY) - SNOWDONIA NATIONAL PARK, WALES

Refunds offered if:

  • the Meetup is cancelled
  • the Meetup is rescheduled

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