Snowdonia National Park

Coed y Brenin Dolgellau

Llyn Mymbyr Snowdonia

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 - Fishermans Path and Cwm Bychan

1 July 2019

This wonderful circular walk will take you through the rocky Aberglaslyn pass, before climbing through an ancient woodland to Cwm Bychan where you will find the remains of the area’s former mining industry. The walk will finish along a leisurely path which follows the Afon Glaslyn river back down to Beddgelert.

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360 Panorama View from Snowdon Summit

Snowdon Summit 360 View