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Berwyn Hills

The Berwyns are an expansive area of upland that falls into neither Snowdonia or the Clwydian hills.


Wales has 3, count them, 3 national parks as well as a smattering of AONBs to visit. This doesn’t even count the Cambrian Mountains in Mid Wales that lack any sort of official protection, and which should be Wales’ Fourth National Park.

Snowdon via The Miner's Track From Pen y Pass

Snowdon Massif – Yr Wyddfa Range

Snowdon, or Yr Wyddfa (read this article as to why Snowdon, Never Mount Snowdon) may be the main attraction of this range, but there’s more to Yr Wyddfa than that. Much more.

The Glyderau

The Glyderau (not Glyders, that’s a plane with no engine) are a mountain range in Snowdonia. While they may not be the largest range in area, you’ll be hard pushed to find many as varied as the Glyderau. The highest point is Glyder Fawr, which is an impressive 1001 metres high and the area contains …

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High Carneddau from Llyn Ogwen - Carnedd Dafydd and Llywelyn

Snowdonia National Park

Information on the National Park will appear here. Click on the icons to the right to find out why you should visit.

Nantlle Ridge Wild Camp

Wild camped between Y Garn and Drws y Coed last night. Turned out to be a corker. The Route I’ve camped out on virtually all the hills around North Snowdonia, but never had I managed a night out amongst the Eifionydd hills. I’d failed a few years back when I reached Garnedd Goch with the …

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Llyn Edno Tarp

This was a trip report that i posted on Walk Eryri Blog in 2009, so it’s being reposted on here along with some of the posts, along with upgraded images. The forecast for the weekend appeared benign. So the decision to bivvy in the Moelwynion was taken. May as well take the tarp, in the …

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