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Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve, Gwynedd


  • Located in Llanberis, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales
  • A hanging valley surrounded by 3000 feet peaks in Snowdonia National Park
  • Part of The Glyderau
  • Scooped out by glacial activity during the last Ice Age, over 10,000 years ago
  • Waterfalls feed the small mountain lake of Llyn Idwal
  • There's a popular route up The Devil's Kitchen which provides access to the mountains Y Garn, Glyder Fawr, Glyder Fach and Tryfan. The Carneddau range is across the valley to the north east and the Snowdon massif to the south west
  • The area is popular with climbers, hikers and families who stroll up to the lake
  • Awesome in winter, especially with a dusting of snow!
  • Cwm Idwal was Wales's first National Nature Reserve
  • Cwn Idwal was ranked the seventh greatest natural wonder in Britain by a Radio Times Poll in 2005

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Llyn Idwal

Located in Llanberis, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales

Less than a mile away.

A lake a the heart of the Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve. Within The Glyderau and beneath some of the highest and most beautiful mountains within Snowdonia National Park. An easy walk from the Ogwen Valley floor. Ther...

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The Devil's Kitchen

Located in Llanberis, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales

Less than a mile away.

Magnificent cliffs forming part of the Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve. There's a popular hiking and scrambling route up through the cliffs which leads to the foot of both Y Garn and Glyder Fawr. You can also descend T...

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The Glyderau

Located in Llanberis, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales

Less than a mile away.

The Glyderau or Glyders are a group of mountains in Snowdonia National Park. They curve from Capel Curig (east) around to the Bethesda area (west and north). Five summits are over 3000 feet above sea level: Glyder Fawr (...

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Legacy Royal Victoria Hotel Snowdonia, Llanberis
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Approximately 3.6 miles away.

Total Rooms: 106; Rates: 30 - 130 Per Night

Royal Victoria Hotel is on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park and set within 30 acres of woodland It offers breathtaking views and is a perfect base for exploring Royal Victoria Hotel will welcome you with warmth an...

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Lakeside Cottage
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Approximately 6.1 miles away.

Rates: 564 - 1,302 Per Week

In a secluded rural setting a haven for wildlife in the heart of Snowdonia this charming 18th century cottage recently refurbished yet retaining its wonderful character now boasts a luxurious outdoor hot tub in which to...

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Drws-Y-Coed
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Approximately 6.2 miles away.

Rates: 312 - 696 Per Week

Enjoying lovely country and mountain views from its pretty lawned garden this bright well presented and recently refurbished single storey cottage offers spacious family accommodation on the edge of the village. A long d...

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