Welcome to Snowdonia
Situated on the west coast of Britain covering 823 square miles of diverse landscapes, Snowdonia National Park is a living working area, home to over 26,000 people. As well as being the largest National Park in Wales, Snowdonia boasts the highest mountain in England and Wales, and the largest natural lake in Wales, as well as a wealth of picturesque villages like Betws y Coed and Beddgelert. Snowdonia is an area steeped in culture and local history, where more than half its population speak Welsh.
Snowdonia attracts thousands of visitors each year who enjoy its amazing landscapes and the wealth of outdoor activities on offer. The National Park Authority’s aims are to conserve and enhance the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the area; promote opportunities to understand and enjoy its special qualities; and to foster the economic and social wellbeing of its communities.
Walk of the Month - Craig y Penmaen Circular
1 February 2020
This lovely, leisurely circular route combines spectacular views of the Rhinogydd and Llyn Trawsfynydd with the enclosed atmosphere of Coed y Brenin. The walk starts at Penstryd chapel, and climbs gradually along the western flank of Craig y Penmaen. The route follows Sarn Helen, the old Roman road into Coed y Brenin, before crossing Afon Gain and returning along Cwm Cain to the east of Craig y Penmaen.« more details