Did you know?
Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales and England at 1,085 m high.

Snowdonia National Park

There are 100 lakes in Snowdonia National Park.
90 mountain peaks.
37 miles of pristine coastline and beaches.
Moors and wetlands.
A rainbow beetle and lily you won't find anywhere else on earth.
And the tallest mountain in Wales!


We are centrally located between Snowdonia, Anglesey and the Llyn Penninsula, and you are truly spoilt for choice if you enjoy walking as you can choose between miles of coastal or mountain walks.

Have you ever walked up Snowdon - the highest mountain in England and Wales - to see some of the best scenery anywhere in the word?

Have you ever turned the corner on a coastal path and seen seals basking on the rocks?

All this and more is waiting for you.

Walks in the Snowdonia National Park

Go4awalk in Snowdonia

Paths to the summit of Snowdon

The route to the top from the Llanberis Pass is easy.
The route to the top from Crib Goch, 3,023 feet (921m), is a serious climb.

PYG Path - 3.25 miles This is the favourite route. It's a well made path that starts from the car park by the Pen-y- Pass Youth Hostel.
Watkin Path - 3.5 miles The hardest and longest climb. It starts from the Car Park beyond Llyn Gwnant.
Snowdon Ranger Path - 3.75 miles An easy path with superb views. It starts from the car park at Llyn Cwellyn.
Rhyd Ddu Path - 3.75 miles This path is easy to follow but it is steeper near the top.It starts from car park at Rhyd Ddu.
Miners Track - 3.75 miles This path follows the old miners track to the lake then it rises more steeply to adjoin the Pen-y-Gwryd route to the summit. It starts from the car park near Pen-y-Pass Youth Hostel.
Lanberis Path - 5 miles This path stays close to the railway that goes up Snowdon. It is easy but longer. It starts at Llanberis.

When you walk on Snowdon remember to stay safe by following a few simple rules:-

Obtain a reliable local weather forecast before setting off and plan a route suitable to those conditions.
Check your equipment before leaving, take waterproofs, warm spare clothing, hat and gloves, food, drink, a map, a compass and survival bag.
Learn basic mountaineering skills particularly navigation.
If weather conditions turn bad, turn back.
Don't rely on mobile phones.

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