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A land of legends
Follow in the footsteps of Hollywood actors as we uncover which locations were used to film 2017’s blockbuster movie King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.
Snowdonia is the home of many myths and legends of Wales. One of the most famous is the story of the red and white dragon at Dinas Emrys that stands on the doorstep of Craflwyn and Beddgelert.
Uncover Snowdonia's legend of Prince Llywelyn and his faithful hound Gelert. The tragic tale has given the village of Beddgelert its name.
Discover Cwm Idwal’s past, the tale of a 12th century prince and his son, and the legend of a giant that occupied the land.
Learn more about how Ysbyty Ifan got its name and its rich history of knights, pilgrims and bandits.
Help keep Snowdonia beautiful
Snowdonia's rangers are constantly working to maintain the pathways, now, after completing their most extensive review of the landscape to date, they urgently need your help.
With your support donations to the Snowdonia Appeal have helped us facilitate a huge range of conservation projects and safeguarded iconic places.
With your support vital paths and routes in Snowdonia that are in desperate need of repair can be restored. Please support this appeal and help protect Snowdonia.
With your support vital paths and routes in Snowdonia that are in desperate need of repair can be restored. Please support this appeal and help protect Snowdonia for ever, for everyone.