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Eryri (Snowdonia)

View of the Idwal Slabs in Cwm Idwal Valley, Carneddau and Glyderau, Gwynedd, Wales
Cwm Idwal Valley in Snowdonia, Wales | © National Trust Images/Chris Lacey

An awe-inspiring landscape steeped in myth and legend. Discover spectacular mountain peaks, glacial lakes and ancient woodlands with some of the wildest scenery in the country in Eryri (Snowdonia).

Things to see and do in Eryri

Walkers, seen from a distance, on the Watkin Path on Hafod Y Llan farm, Snowdonia
Walkers on the Watkin Path on Hafod y Llan farm | © National Trust Images / Paul Harris
Hafod y Llan
Discover things to do at Hafod y Llan farm in Snowdonia on the slopes of Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) including walks and nature to see. Part of the largest farm managed by the National Trust is designated as a National Nature Reserve.Explore Hafod y Llan
South Snowdonia
Explore the remote rugged landscapes of South Snowdonia. Ancient oak woodland at Dolmelynllyn and the volcanic rocks at Cregennan provide natural habitats for a wide variety of wildlife.Explore South Snowdonia
Mountains in Snowdonia
Explore the spectacular peaks of Wales for an exhilarating mountain adventure with wildlife, history, and breathtaking views. From the Brecon Beacons to the dizzying heights of Snowdonia, discover the top rugged mountains in the wild Welsh landscape.Explore mountains in Wales

Our work in Snowdonia

Shepherd Trefor Jones on the steep mountainside with Welsh Mountain sheep on Hafod Y Llan farm in Snowdonia, Wales 
Sheperd on Hafod y Llan farm, Snowdonia  | © National Trust Images/Paul Harris
Farming in Snowdonia
Learn about conservation shepherding, restoring water vole habitat and how blanket bogs are playing a vital role in flood management at farms in Snowdonia.Learn more about farming in Snowdonia
Upper Conwy Catchment Project
We’re working on a long-term project in the Conwy catchment to tackle climate change and reduce extreme flooding for the benefit of nature, wildlife and people.Learn more about our work

Myths and legends in Snowdonia

Welsh myths and folklore
Snowdonia is the home of many Welsh legends. One of the most famous is the story of the red and white dragons at Dinas Emrys, close to Craflwyn and Beddgelert.Discover the myths

Places to stay in Snowdonia

The exterior of Tal y Braich, Betws y Coed, Gwynedd
The exterior of Tal y Braich, Betws y Coed, Gwynedd | © National Trust / Chris Lacey
Holiday cottages in Snowdonia
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.Find a cottage in Snowdonia
View of Powis Castle, perched above its terraced gardens, Powys, Wales, in autumn.

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A view from Dinas Emrys, Beddgelert, North Wales, looking towards a cloud-covered peak with a tree in the foreground.

Craflwyn and Beddgelert 

Unwind amongst the wooded foothills of Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon).

near Beddgelert, Gwynedd

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Walkers admire the view across Llyn Ogwen to the Cwm Idwal Valley on a sunny day, with a body of water visible in the valley and mountains in the distance

Carneddau and Glyderau 

Experience the wildest landscape of Eryri (Snowdonia).

Bethesda, Gwynedd

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A view of the village of Ysbyty Ifan, Gwynedd, on the River Conwy. There's a collection of Welsh-stone houses and an arched stone bridge over the river in the foreground.

Ysbyty Ifan 

An agricultural estate, rich in wildlife and history.

Betws y Coed, Conwy

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View over the valley from Tŷ Mawr Wybrnant on a sunny day

Tŷ Mawr Wybrnant 

Birthplace of Bishop William Morgan.

Betws-y-Coed, Conwy

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