Great walks in Snowdonia

Pack your lunch, get your walking boots on, grab your map and a rain coat (just in case) and get out and explore the wonderful landscape of Snowdonia.

Gelert's grave, Beddgelert

Follow the even path from the village centre, along the banks of the River Glaslyn to Gelert's grave. Discover the legend of Gelert and Prince Llywelyn which has given this village its name. This short walk is suitable for all the family including wheelchairs and buggies.


Discover this traditional estate a few miles outside Beddgelert. Follow a series of walks that take you around the old estate and up above the valley for great views over Dinas Emrys and Beddgelert. Downloadable trail coming soon.

Ty Mawr and Cwm Wybrnant

Explore the natural and social history of this Welsh upland valley. See Ty Mawr Wybrnant, the birthplace of Bishop William Morgan, who translated the Bible into Welsh. You'll walk through traditional upland farmland, along forest roads and an old drover's road.

Ty Mawr Wybrnant
Visitors taking photographs on the bridge at Ty Mawr Wybrnant, Conwy, Wales
Ty Mawr Wybrnant

Cwm Bychan and the Aberglaslyn Pass

This challenging walk takes you on a journey back in time. Take in a wealth of industrial archaeology linked to the old copper mines and signs of farming history. Don't forget to soak up great views all around.

Cwm Idwal

Explore some of the most dramatic mountainous scenery in the UK. Wander through the beautiful ice-sculpted Cwm Idwal next to the clear waters of Llyn Idwal. World famous for its rock formations and rare and fragile plant life, this place brought Charles Darwin to Wales.

Follow the footpath all around Llyn Idwal
Footpath at Cwm Idwal, Snowdonia
Follow the footpath all around Llyn Idwal