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Top summertime walks

A great time of year to get outdoors and closer to nature

A great time of year to get outdoors and closer to nature

Whether you want to blow away the cobwebs with a short coastal ramble or fancy an energetic hike in the hills, we have 10 downloadable walks for you to browse.

So grab your boots and binoculars and head out for some fresh air with one (or more) of our self-led walks.

What's on?

We have an action-packed calendar of events happening across Snowdonia and Llyn this year, including...

  • Guided walks
  • 50 things activities
  • Beach fun days

Helping us protect a very special Snowdonia

The Watkin path used by 70,000 people yearly walking to the top of Snowdon

The Watkin path used by 70,000 people yearly walking to the top of Snowdon

It’s no surprise that this rich and dramatic landscape attracts such a high footfall each year. The Snowdonia Appeal allows us to maintain the paths ready for you to enjoy this very special place.

Stay with us - Holiday cottages on Llyn

The roof terrace at Moryn on the Llyn Peninsula © Mike Henton

The roof terrace at Moryn on the Llyn Peninsula

A dazzling jewel of a place with sparkling seas, sandy beaches and vast skies, all this awaits you on the Llyn Peninsula. Stay with us at one of our holiday cottages and take your time exploring this special place.

Stay with us - Cottages in Snowdonia

Foel Gopyn holiday cottage © National Trust

Foel Gopyn holiday cottage

Find your ideal cottage as a base for exploring the magical mountains, lakes and wooded valleys of Snowdonia. From small cottages for two to larger farmhouses on working farms, we have some very special places for you to stay at.

Stay with us - Hendre Isaf bunkhouse

Enjoy a stay with friends or family at Hendre Isaf © National Trust/ W. Owen

Enjoy a stay with friends or family at Hendre Isaf

Hendre Isaf Bunkhouse is a 400 year old converted farm building in a peaceful yet easily accessible corner of Snowdonia National Park. Escape the crowds and enjoy lovely rural views with friends or family.

Stay with us - Hafod y Llan campsite

Hafod y Llan campsite at the foot of Snowdon © Wynn Owen

Hafod y Llan campsite at the foot of Snowdon

Hafod y Llan campsite is a quiet family-friendly site, situated just outside Beddgelert. Its location makes it perfectly placed to explore Snowdonia.

Wild Wales - geology and wildlife

Llyn Idwal, with Y Garn, capped with snow, forming the skyline. © Joe Cornish

The landscape of Cwm Idwal was created over 500 million years ago. Its geology and great wildlife attracted Darwin to come and explore its great features.

Wild Wales - working with nature

Wild mountain goats on Hafod y Llan farm, Snowdonia © NTPL/Paul Harris

You might come across a herd of Welsh Black cattle up on the mountains, or our famous Welsh mountain sheep, but the most impressive mammal found at Hafod y Llan is the feral goat.

Welsh Bible welcomed to Ty Mawr Wybrnant

First custodian, Iola Wyn Jones receives the Bible on behalf of the Trust © National Trust / Gerallt Llywelyn

First custodian, Iola Wyn Jones receives the Bible on behalf of the Trust

An original copy of the Bible in Welsh is now on display at the birthplace of its translator, Bishop William Morgan.

Get active

Enjoying Llyn Dinas and the River Glaslyn © Geraint Thomas

Enjoying Llyn Dinas and the River Glaslyn

Well known as a walking destination, Snowdonia has plenty for those seeking an adrenaline rush. From mountain biking and kayaking to rock climbing. Snowdonia is the perfect place for all kinds of adventures.

Our work

Working on a new path near Llyndy Isaf © Rhys Thomas / NT

Working on a new path near Llyndy Isaf

Footpath maintenance, bridge building, controlling invasive species and dry-stone walling, just some of the work carried out by our rangers. A dedicated team who battle extreme weather and high altitudes to get the essential work done. 

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