The Countryside of Gwynedd
Discover the countryside of Gwynedd on holiday or on your doorstep
Hand Picked & Reviewed
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.
Plast Off! - Finishing 2019 as we started it, with a big community beach clean!
We said fairwell to 2019 with another ‘Plast Off!’ beach clean event on the west coast of Anglesey. This time around, members of our NE Wales Youth Forum were in the driving seat; organising the logistics, running activities and handing out equipment. Here is 14 year old Jacob’s report on the day’s events.
Cyfarchion y Tymor / Season’s Greetings
With heartfelt thanks to all our volunteers, members and partners for all your support in 2019 and best wishes for 2020, another year of working together to care for Snowdonia. From all at Cymdeithas Eryri Snowdonia Society.
Cwm Cynfal: questions needing answers
Image copyright Iain Robinson Cwm Cynfal, one of Snowdonia's hidden gems, is at risk. Past In Cwm Cynfal ghosts gather amidst hut circles and mediaeval tracks, old copper mines and heavy-timbered houses. Such places are characters in their own right. Afon Cynfal, Llech Rhonw, Bryn Saeth, Llyn Morwynion; for a thousand years this river catchment has […]
Bethany - Making waves down in Cardiff
A young volunteer from Amlwch has been recognised for her dedication to the Our Wild Coast project at the Welsh Charity Awards.
Beavers – in the past or future of Wales?
Ever heard of the River Conwy Afanc? Maybe the Afanc is not just a mystical creature of the past, after all!
The Life-Changing Power of the Outdoors
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Dave Evans: Katie’s Delight
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Meet the Society social get together
Meet the Society informal social get together Thursday 12th December 2019 4pm to 7pm. Drop in any time. After the success and enjoyment of of last year's event we have decided to do it again. This is a great opportunity to enjoy food, drink and festive cheer with staff, trustees, volunteers and members of the Snowdonia Society. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
Conservation and farming – in this together
Earlier this week over 200 people packed into the lecture theatre at Plas y Brenin to hear our Director talk on 'Rethinking Rewilding'. Conservationists, farmers, ecologists and many others, all together in one place, looking at how people and land relate to each other. The central argument is that farming and conservation bring a sense of purpose to the landscape […]
Nature’s recovery at heart of election demands
The General Election is a crucial moment for wildlife. What can you do to help create a wilder future?
Thinking outside the (gingerbread) box
Thinking outside the (gingerbread) box We have teamed up with local business Sweet Snowdonia to produce a box of artisan gingerbread inspired by the local landscape to raise money for our work protecting Snowdonia. The box of exquisitely hand-decorated gingerbread contains edible trees, stars, snowflakes and hearts to symbolise the Snowdonia Society's dedication to […]
Hedgehogs need you!
Hedgehogs face a combination of threats at this time of year – well, if you have nowhere to live and gather enough food to survive the winter, you’re going to be in trouble! But there are simple things we can all do to help …