Facilities & access


  • Car parking at Ogwen Lake (not National Trust)
  • Other facilities at Ogwen lake - toilet, cafĂ© and warden centre run by Snowdonia National Park, Access for Cwm Idwal here, just off A5
  • Accomodation at Gwern gof Isaf Campsite and bunkhouse and Gwern gof Uchaf campsite and Bunkhouse

Family & children

  • Open mountainous country - all levels of walks to suit most ages and abilities
  • Guided walks and talks, events and activities


  • Ogwen Lake - Disabled parking and toilets in the car park, good views in the car park and all along the A5 from Bethesda to Capel Curig
  • Access into visitors centre is wide and level. Please check the National Park website
  • Stiles have been changed to gates to enable better access
  • Rough terrain, uneven paths, steep and narrow in places, stone-pitched paths, conditions influenced by weather
  • Please bring suitable footwear and clothing