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Parks, paths and green spaces
Gwynedd Council presents country parks, nature reserves, woodlands and more.

Visit Snowdonia
Official tourism website for the Snowdonia Mountains with info about the area and activities.

Snowdonia National Park Authority
Information on walking, riding, attractions and more.

Accessible Countryside - Gwynedd
Details of countryside places that are accessible to all.

North Wales Wildlife Trust
Details of their work, campaigns, nature reserves, wildlife and their habitats.

Nature reserves in Gwynedd
Pages of information on the nature reserves in Gwynedd at Wikipedia.

Mountains and hills of Gwynedd
A list with detailed pages of the mountains and hills in the area at Wikipedia.

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CoolStays in Snowdonia

Get back to nature with self-catering holidays in forests, in a cabin beside a tranquil pond or a fairy-tale cottage.

Forest Holidays in Snowdonia

A handful of cabins in a sheltered woodland glade, bordered by a tumbling river and situated in the heart of Snowdonia National Park.

Rural Retreats in Gwynedd

From a 1950's renovated Showman's Wagon overlooking the Mawddach Estuary to charming cottages surrounded by nothing but beautiful countryside and walking/cycling paths and tracks.

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Latest News

  • Now’s the time to dig out your old photos

    Now's the time to dig out your old photos The Snowdonia Society 2020 photography competition will see 12 Finalists’ images selected for a 2021 calendar to raise funds towards protecting the National Park. The theme of the competition is ‘Snowdonia’ and is open to the public; with entrants permitted to submit one photo by the competition closing date of […]

  • Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Snowdonia Society statement

    Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Snowdonia Society statement During the coronavirus challenge the Society's staff are working from home. You can email us at info@snowdonia-society.org.uk Due to the outbreak of (Covid-19) coronavirus our activities have been cancelled, modified or postponed. Please check our events page for information. We are cancelling/postponing all events for the […]

  • Independent businesses support the Snowdonia Society

    Independent businesses support the Snowdonia Society In the last few months the Snowdonia Society has been collaborating with independent retailers in a creative wave of support for the National Park. Just before Christmas Caroline Somary of Sweet Snowdonia put together a Snowdonia-themed box of handmade gingerbread where £1 from each box sold was donated to the […]

  • Snowdon microplastics theory ‘a load of rubbish’

    (N.B. This piece was written before movement restrictions came in - all paths up Snowdon are closed until further notice) Recent publicity of microplastics in Llyn Glaslyn on Snowdon highlights the need for high quality information to underpin environmental action. The following comes from a  BBC website article entitled  Plastic pollution: Snowdon […]

  • To The Outdoor Community

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  • Outdoor recreation leaders back Prime Minister and urge public to stay local if getting active outside

    The post Outdoor recreation leaders back Prime Minister and urge public to stay local if getting active outside appeared first on Plas y Brenin | National Outdoor Centre.

  • LATEST UPDATE from Snowdonia National Park Authority – 25th March

    Statement from the Snowdonia National Park Authority   16:30 on Wednesday the 25th of March 2020   Following the unprecedented volume of visitors last weekend at popular sites in Snowdonia, the National Park Authority and Gwynedd Council will today close the areas busiest mountains with the help of emergency Welsh Government legislation. We hope that these […]

  • North Wales Wildlife Trust’s response to Coronavirus

    The health and wellbeing of the public, volunteers and staff are of utmost importance to the North Wales Wildlife Trust, and we have therefore been keeping a close eye on government advice in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

  • Plas y Brenin’s latest statement on coronavirus (COVID-19)

    The post Plas y Brenin’s latest statement on coronavirus (COVID-19) appeared first on Plas y Brenin | National Outdoor Centre.

  • Plas y Brenin Announces New Learning and Development Director

    The post Plas y Brenin Announces New Learning and Development Director appeared first on Plas y Brenin | National Outdoor Centre.

  • Applications for youth traineeships now open!

    North Wales Wildlife Trust are offering a free conservation training course for young people in Anglesey, Gwynedd and Conwy this summer.

  • Storm Ciara – 9 February 2020

    The post Storm Ciara – 9 February 2020 appeared first on Plas y Brenin | National Outdoor Centre.

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