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Deadline for Jamboree Unit Leader Applications
5th May 2017

Summer Hillwalking Training
12th 15:00 - 14th May 2017 18:00

Croydon Scout Checkpoint Challenge
21st May 2017 9:00

Jamboree Unit Leader Selection
3rd - 4th June 2017

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The Old Hall (Yr Hen Neuadd) - Bethesda

GLSW's Activity Base in North Wales

 The Old Hall, Bethesda, activity center - exterior

The Old Hall (in Welsh: 'Yr Hen Neuadd') is on the east side of the north end of the High Street in the village of Bethesda, north Wales, on the northern edge of the Snowdonia National Park.

Originally a Salvation Army Hall, it was converted in 1970 by the County Scout Council of Greater London South West to provide a base for the many activities available in North Wales to our members

The Base has 30, mainly bunk, beds arranged as 8 + 8 + 6 + 6 + 2; a kitchen with a commercial six ring gas oven, toilet facilities and a drying room. There is a large, free, car park only a short distance away. Bethesda has a range of shops, including a Spar and Londis, all walking distance, and a Tesco about 10 minutes drive away (there are also Morrisons, Co-op, Aldi and Lidl within Bangor and Menai Bridge).

Situated at the northern edge of the Snowdonia National Park the base is ideally suited to mountain activities (walking, climbing, mountain biking), but it is also close to the lakes of Snowdonia and the sea, so is equally well suited to water activities. Why else would we have both the National Mountain Center (Plas y Brenin) and the National Watersports Centre (Plas Menai) both within 20 minutes drive? If you just want to chill, Anglesey and the north Wales coast are well supplied with beaches . . .

Bookings

Full details of charges from, and bookings should be made through Mrs Nikki Vaughan,

Tel: +44 (0) 1342 843507, 

or see county directory for details.

Nikki also has details of local shops and services, details from her, or with the booking confirmation.

Gwynedd Council information for visitors



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