Thanks to the YHA (Youth Hostels Association) for including us in their ‘Great reads for 2017’! There are several excellent YHA hostels on or near the route, and they’re always a pleasure to stay in. Check out their hostels at Bryn Gwynant, Pen y Pass, Betws y Coed, Capel Curig and Conwy if you’re planning … Continue reading We’re recommended by the YHA!
If you want to read a good little introduction to the Snowdonia Way – to find out what it’s about and why you should walk it, head over to the Cicerone Blog and check out their introduction. It could be just what you need to be convinced to get your copy and start planning! Find … Continue reading The trail, as introduced by Cicerone
Thanks to Trail Magazine for including the guidebook to the Snowdonia Way in their buying recommendations! Continue reading We’re in Trail Magazine!
Many people are familiar with the famous walk along the Mawddach estuary from Dolgellau to the sea, but further up the river in Coed y Brenin it’s a very different beast! This is the view of the gorge from Pont Cae’n y Coed, on the route during Stage 2. Continue reading The upper Mawddach
An article about the Snowdonia Way has just come out in Cicerone Extra, the online magazine published by Cicerone Press. It’s an exploration of all the great myths and legends you meet along the journey, both real and fictional. Maybe after walking the route you’ll agree that myth and history sometimes blur together in unexpected … Continue reading Heroes, Myths and Legends
This was today! Here you can see Moelwyn Mawr (left) and Cnicht (right), the hills climbed on Stage 3A (the mountain route). In the distance you can see Tremadog Bay and then the Irish Sea! The many small lakes of the Moelwyns make them a great place to wild camp, or just wander and admire … Continue reading The Moelwyns on a sunny day
Great news! You can now buy your very own copy of The Snowdonia Way and start planning your walk. It’s available on the Cicerone website. Continue reading The book is out!
Did you know that the Snowdonia National Park’s dark skies are officially protected? The whole area has been designated as a Dark Sky Reserve by the International Dark Sky Association. Put simply, it means that the National Park has extremely low levels of light pollution, allowing a fantastic view of the stars and planets. Communities … Continue reading Stargazing in Snowdonia
There’s a blog post about the Snowdonia Way on the Large Outdoors website. “A week of walking through the mountains of North Wales. Snowdonia isn’t just about Snowdon!” Have a read! https://www.largeoutdoors.com/blog/walking-snowdonia-way/ Continue reading Blog post about the Snowdonia Way on Large Outdoors