The church of St Gwyddelan in Dolwyddelan is guaranteed to transport you back in time. Built in the 15th century, the current building replaced churches dating back to the 7th century, when St Gwyddelan came over from Ireland to restore Christianity to Britain after the Roman departure. In the church, you can see the original … Continue reading Christmas gifts from St Gwyddelan
As an early Christmas present, Cicerone Press have given everyone 25% off all their guidebooks until December 19th. Thinking of getting someone else (or possibly yourself) a copy of the Snowdonia Way guidebook for Christmas…well here’s your chance! Get it here: https://www.cicerone.co.uk/product/detail.cfm/book/856/title/the-snowdonia-way#.WjOjAKDLfqA Continue reading 25% off the guidebook!
Come along for the evening and find out about the Snowdonia Way from the guidebook author. Stories, what it’s like, and how it came about! Time: 8pm-10pm Saturday 6th January Location: Moel Siabod Cafe, Capel Curig Food: Served in the cafe until 7pm Cost: £8, to be split between two local charities, the BMC ‘Mend our Mountains’ … Continue reading Route Presentation – Moel Siabod Cafe – 6th Jan
From 10am-4pm this Friday 17th November, the Cicerone office will be open to the public – why not take the chance to see how books like The Snowdonia Way are written and published?! Alex, the author of The Snowdonia Way, will also be there to answer questions about what it’s like being a guidebook author. … Continue reading Visit the Cicerone Press office this Friday
Yesterday the first guided group along the Snowdonia Way reached Conwy and successfully finished the route! Well done to them all, pioneering the way for future teams. And thanks to Thistle Trekking for organising it! If you’re keen to join a future group then check out their website (www.thistletrekking.co.uk). For now, here’s a sunny final … Continue reading First guided group reaches Conwy!
It was a big day for the group as we left Dolwyddelan, had a compulsory coffee stop in Capel Curig, and then walked into the majesty of the Ogwen Valley. Past Tryfan, around Llyn Ogwen, and down the Nant Ffrancon to Bethesda. This day really has it all! Continue reading Through the Ogwen Valley
With another day of sunshine, the group headed up Nant Gwynant and then took on the steep climb up to the Bwlch y Rhediad. The views are more than worth it on a day like this, with Snowdon and Glyder Fawr looming over you! Continue reading Reaching the Bwlch y Rhediad
Stage 3 is the longest day of the 7 day Snowdonia Way, and here’s the first guided group nearing the end of the stage, descending the slopes of Cnicht towards Nantmor. Continue reading Descending to Nantmor
Here’s the first Snowdonia Way guided group heading towards Trawsfynydd on Stage 2 earlier this afternoon. What a day for it! We also heard about the poet Hedd Wyn and the history of the lake. Continue reading On the way to Trawsfynydd
Today saw the start of the first ever guided group walking the Snowdonia Way. 10 clients from Thistle Trekking walked from Machynlleth to Dolgellau on a very warm day with no wind and sunshine! Bring on the next 6 days. Here’s them on the riverside path between Corris and Aberllefenni. This is also a great … Continue reading The first ever guided group sets off!