Visiting Snowdonia

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Car Parks Rates & Permits

The National Park Authority owns/manages the following Pay & Display Car Parks in Snowdonia.

All car parks are open 24hrs. No overnight camping permitted. All pay and display car parks accept coin payments, except for Llangower (card only). See list below of sites that accept card payments. Blue badge holders are entitled to free parking.

Tariff with effect from 1st April 2018

Sites accepting Coin Only:-

SNPA
Car Parks

Daily Rate
(up to midnight)

Up to
4 hours Rate

Rhyd Ddu

£5.00

£2.50

Capel Curig

£5.00

£2.50

Tŷ Nant

£5.00

£2.50

Dôl Idris (coin or notes)

£5.00

£2.50

Morfa Dyffryn

£5.00

£2.50

Cwellyn

£5.00

£2.50

Nant Peris

£5.00

£5.00

Sites accepting Coin and Card Payment – Chip & Pin or Contactless – Visa, Maestro & Mastercards accepted :-

SNPA
Car Parks

Daily Rate
(up to midnight)

Up to
4 hours Rate

Betws y Coed

£5.00

£2.50

Ogwen

£5.00

£2.50

Beddgelert

£5.00

£2.50

Llyn Tegid

£5.00

£2.50

Llangower (card only)

£5.00

£2.50

Pont Bethania

£5.00

£2.50

Pen y Pass – Accepts Card or Coin Payments – Tariff as follows:-

Daily Rate: £10.00
Tickets purchased between 0.00 and 18.29 - expires on 23.59 same date.

Overnight Rate: £10.00
Tickets purchased between 18.30 and 23.59 - expires on 08.30 the following morning.

Cae Llan, Betws y Coed (Opposite the Train Station) - Accepts Card or Coin Payments. Tariff as follows:-

Hourly Rate
(up to 18.00)

Up to 1 hour

£1.00

Up to 2 hours

£2.00

Up to 4 hour

£5.00

Overnight 18.01 - 7.59

£1.00

Car Parking Annual Permits
For the convenience of residents and regular users of the above listed car parks, omitting the short stay car park, Cae Llan (opposite the Train Station in Betws y Coed), the Authority issues annual parking permits which runs from 1st April  to 31st March of each year

With effect from 1 April 2018 there are two types of permits:

Permit 1 - Excluding Pen y Pass
SNPA Car Parks – excluding Pen y Pass
This permits allows free parking in the Authority's pay and display car parks excluding Pen y Pass.
All Vehicles - Cost - £120 per year

Permit 2 – Including Pen y Pass
All SNPA Car Parks, excluding Cae Llan
This permit allows free parking in all the Authority's pay and display car parks including Pen y Pass
Cars / vehicles with 7 seats or less
- Cost:- £250 per year
Mini buses / vehicles with more than 7 seats.
Cost: £500 per year / £250 for 6 months or part of during the period from 1st April - 30 September / 1st October - 31st March
All costs shown include VAT at the standard rate of 20%.

Conditions of Use:

  • Please ensure that your permit is displayed clearly whenever you park so that it can be read clearly from outside your car by our parking attendants.
  • A parking space is not guaranteed.
  • You must park within the confinement of the marked bays.
  • You must not copy or alter your parking permit or allow anyone else to do so.

There will be a charge of £10 to reprint your permit.

If you would like to take up this opportunity, please download the application form and send it to;

Sylvia Roberts, Property Service
Snowdonia National Park Authority
National Park Offices
Penrhyndeudraeth
Gwynedd LL48 6LF

Telephone: 01766 772 511

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