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Snowdonia National Park, Visitor & Tourism Guide

Compact and craggy
Compact yet rugged with some of the UK’s most breathtaking scenery. Craggy peaks tower over the visitor to the north around the Snowdon massif and south around Cadair Idris. In between are smaller mountain ranges, forests and lakes. On a small scale in comparison to the wilderness of Scotland but a must for those passionate about mountains.

In North Wales, inland from the Lleyn Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Anglesey Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The National Park stretches from close to the north coast at Conwy down south past Dolgellau in Gwynedd. The vast majority of the Park is in Gwynedd.

Established in 1951 and ‘Eryri’ in Welsh. Attracts in the region of 4 million visitors a year. Snowdon is the highest mountain in England and Wales at 3,560ft (1,085m) above sea level. Wildly popular with hikers. Those wanting the views without the effort can take the train to its summit.

Snowdonia’s a compact National Park. We’ve researched the area for over a decade, climbed the ‘Welsh 100’ and explored many of North Wales’s minor peaks. There are an exceptional range of experiences to be had. The main ranges are the Snowdon massif, The Glyderau, The Carneddau, Moelwyns, Rhinogs, Arenigs, The Arans and Cadair massif.

Dolgellau and Beddgelert, Betws y Coed and Harlech
Dolgellau is a fine base from which to explore the south of the Park, our favourite is Beddgelert to the north. Betws y Coed is exceptionally popular and a great place to shop for your outdoor kit. On the coast, Harlech, is a fine place. Check out our 'Top 10 Recommendations' for other ideas as to where to base yourself for a holiday or weekend away.

World Heritage castles
Snowdonia National Park is surrounded by a ring of UNESCO World Heritage Site casltes (UNESCO ‘Castles and Town Walls of King Edward I of Gwynedd – Harlech Castle, Beaumaris Castle, Caernarfon Castle, Conwy Castle).

The Park has one of its boundaries along the coastline. If coastal scenery is your thing or you fancy a break from the mountains, we'd recommend exploring Shell Island and the area around Harlech.

Rainy days
There's plenty to do when the rain sets in. Try the area's various museums and mines, the castles mentioned above and its shops.

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Top 10 Recommendations

Top 10 Hotels
Selected from the best Hotels in Snowdonia National Park we've listed our top 10.
Top 10 Places To Visit
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Top 10 Things To Do
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Top 10 Rainy Days Out
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Top 10 Mountains
Selected from the best Mountains in Snowdonia National Park we've listed our top 10.

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The Arans, Snowdonia National Park

Located in Dolgellau, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales

Approximately 8.3 miles away.

To the south of Snowdonia National Park. A relatively remote range of mountains with stunning views west to Cadair Idris and north towards Snowdon. Owing to their location, these mountains offers hikers and climbers secl...

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The Two Kings

Located in Harlech, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales

Approximately 12.1 miles away.

Sculpture by the walls of Harlech Castle World Heritage Site. The inscription reads: 'THE TWO KINGS - The Mabinogion story of Branwen is a lament over the folly and carnage of war. Branwen, sister of Bendigeidfran, the K...

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Dol Afon
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Approximately 5.0 miles away.

Rates: £382 - £866 Per Week

Boasting a lovely rural setting and spectacular views this beautifully converted stone barn offers spacious and very comfortable family accommodation as well as fishing on the river in the grounds and walking and bird wa...

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Hen Stablau
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Approximately 7.6 miles away.

Rates: £307 - £631 Per Week

Set in the Snowdonia National Park with spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and countryside (pictured) this dear little cottage has been furnished and decorated with much thought and care. Adjoining the owners...

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Approximately 7.6 miles away.

Rates: £265 - £593 Per Week

Enjoying glorious views across the lovely Vale of Ffestiniog this delightful and recently renovated mid row stone cottage brims with character and charm. Fine original features period furniture and modern comforts create...

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