Events at the Royal Ship Hotel

We love hosting events. From gin tastings to pub quizzes, you'll find everything happening at the Royal Ship Hotel right here. We're always updating so keep your eyes peeled to this page or our social media channels for more information.

Events Around Us

There's always something happening around the Royal Ship Hotel. Take a look below and why not book a stay with us to start and end your adventure around Dolgellau and beyond.


Tough Runner Bala Triathlon

The Bala Standard Triathlon is open to all, it’s the ideal race for beginners and experienced athletes alike. It's set to be one of the most unforgettable races on the Welsh Triathlon super series - Find out more

July (Cancelled 2021)

Sesiwn Fawr

A weekend festival celebrating the best of Welsh and Celtic music held every year in Dolgellau with a stage right in our car park! If you are a live music lover, it's a must! - Find out more

Yearly (Cancelled 2021)

The Hurly Burly

Set in North Wales on the edge of Snowdonia, this 10k swim is the most beautiful we have ever found. It starts on the sandy beach of Barmouth and takes swimmers up the wide and sandy estuary, with mountains on either side, through 'the narrows’ and on to Penmaenpool - find out more

Yearly (Cancelled 2021)

Ras Y Gader - Cadair Idris Race

The event starts and finishes in the market town of Dolgellau, at sea level, and climbs almost 3000ft to the summit of Pen y Gader itself....and then you've got to do it all in reverse! The race attracts people from far and wide! - Find out more

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Things to do around Royal Ship Hotel

There's plenty to see and do around Royal Ship Hotel. We've pulled a list of our favourites together right here!

Staying with us

Stay the night with us

There's nothing better than climbing into a cosy bed at the end of a busy day. With brilliant rooms, the Royal Ship is a great place to rest your head after a busy day exploring.

Stay the night

Our dog friendly bedrooms are great for special occasions and walkers looking to relax.

Great Food and Drink

You can't climb Cadair Idris on an empty stomach. Join us for delicious food and drink at the start and end of your day.

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