Snowdon, Snowdonia National Park

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Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales, with an altitude of 1,085 m (3,560 ft). The microclimate and ecological beauty earned it the designation of the National Nature Reserve. Access the top by train or challenge yourself by going on foot. If you enjoy hiking or mountain climbing, choose from a variety of trail paths rated according to difficulty. Once at the top, enjoy some of the farthest-reaching views of the British Isles, including Ireland, Scotland, and England. For the least-strenuous route to the top, board the round-trip Victorian rack-and-pinion train. Either way, you can stop in for a mountaintop lunch at the summit cafe. Put Snowdon at the forefront of your travel plans using our Nant Gwynant day trip planner.
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  • A great walk along the miners track with mesmarising view of the lake.Extremely cold weather and gusty winds. Do make sure you wear the best walking boots, cover all parts of your body excluding eyes....  more »
  • On a coach tour around this great place, we were lucky enough to have beautiful weather in the valley with snow on the mountains. Very highly recommended  more »
  • Our second coach trip to this wonderful area. So amazingly beautiful area. Hope yo return soon. Even the weather performed well, beautiful snow capped mountains. Everyone should visit this national tr...  more »
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  • Beautiful, stunning, walking/ climbing for 3.5 hours up and 2.5 down. Be prepared for weather conditions. Cafe at top has hot soup and toilets!
  • Well this certainly isn’t Mt. Everest but the dramatic drops, sweeping views and varied landscape makes for a great trek and an amazing experience overall. Many different routes to follow including quite easy ones (not to mention the little train that can take you to the top) to ones which are more demanding. During the tourist season parking may be an issue and stopping the car along the road to the official parking may result in a ticket - if you find a spot along the road be sure that the wheels are not on it and you should be fine.
  • The jewel in the crown of North Wales. When the weather is good, there is no better place on earth in my opinion. Fantastic.
  • Such a Perfect place to visit, I wish there was a solution for parking, As it is limited but at the same time the last thing we want to see is a over priced NCP. Perfect if you want to get out and explore, I cant believe what a great job Wales have done for access, If you use a wheel chair, there are a number of places you can go to enjoy the views. Well done.
  • Makes you feel free and it's got so many great ways up and so many great mountains around it to visit. Love the local Welsh hospitality and history. Go visit.
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