2019 Press Releases
14 August 2019
Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) is one of the most iconic mountains, and tourist attractions in the UK; It is an inspirational space for fresh air, exercise and appreciation of the natural environment.
5 July 2019
Today Prince Charles visited Yr Ysgwrn and met Gerald Williams, Hedd Wyn’s nephew. Whilst being guided around the site the Prince had the opportunity to learn more about Hedd Wyn and the significance of Yr Ysgwrn.
14 June 2019
The first ever pan-Wales workshop on tourism ambassador schemes will be held next week. The workshop is a collaboration between Snowdonia National Park Authority and the Next Tourism Generation Project and will highlight the benefits of ambassador schemes. This free event - Tourism Ambassadors for Wales: Best Practice and Lessons Learnt – will take place on June 20th at the Imperial Hotel in Llandudno. Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas AM Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, will welcome participating businesses, trade associations and destination managers.
13 June 2019
The Snowdonia National Park Authority each year produces a summary report of all our visitor (walkers) monitoring data. This data is collected, collated and presented by our Access Section.
21 May 2019
The winners of the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards 2019, Europe’s most prestigious honour in the field, funded by the Creative Europe programme, were announced today by the European Commission and Europa Nostra, the leading European heritage network.
15 May 2019
The first ever pan-Wales workshop on tourism ambassador schemes has been announced in Tourism Week. The workshop is a collaboration between Snowdonia National Park Authority and the Next Tourism Generation Project and will highlight the benefits of ambassador schemes.
23 April 2019
This March, 300 years had passed since the first firing of the former blast furnace at Dolgun near Dolgellau. As part of an arranged programme of events to mark the occasion the Snowdonia National Park Authority will hold an open day which will give local residents an opportunity to learn more about this remarkable site.
6 April 2019
This Saturday (6 April) marks the start of Discover National Parks Fortnight - a two-week celebration across the UK with events and experiences running throughout the Easter holidays to inspire people of all ages and interests to go outside and explore and learn more about these special places.
7 March 2019
This weekend a new exhibition developed as part of the “Cyfoeth ein Corsydd” peatland heritage project will be opened at Yr Ysgwrn, Trawsfynydd. The exhibition celebrates and raises awareness of Meirionnydd’s extraordinary peatland heritage.