Exploring Ogwen WWII invasion defences

As part of the British Festival of Archaeology join our team for a 2 hour walk in the Ogwen valley to explore the curious structures put in place during the early years of WWII, to protect the valley from invasion.

  • Booking essential
  • Free event

Learn more about how these stone and concrete structures intended to guard the narrow Ogwen pass from invasion. You're welcome to bring along local information you might have about these structures and the Home Guard who manned them.

The basics

Booking details
Call 01248 605739
Email mary.williams@nationaltrust.org.uk with your name, number in group and contact number
Suitability
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Meet at National Trust Rangers Office, Ogwen Cottage, LL57 3LZ. P&D parking at Snowdonia National Park car park or free parking near Llyn Ogwen, allow time to walk to Ogwen Cottage.
What to bring and wear
Please wear suitable / sturdy walking shoes and outdoor clothing
Accessibility
Some rough ground and steep terrain
Other
To book a place, please send your name, the number of people in your group, and a contact phone number (in case of cancellation) to mary.williams@nationaltrust.org.uk

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
26 July 2019 10:00 - 12:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Mary Williams
Email
mary.williams@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01248 605739

Upcoming events

Exploring Ogwen WWII invasion defences

Fri 26 Jul 2019
10:00-12:00
As part of the British Festival of Archaeology join our team for a 2 hour walk in the Ogwen valley to explore the curious structures put in place during the early years of WWII, to protect the valley from invasion.

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