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Route Summary: This walk includes the Nuttall of Gallt y Wenallt

9.1 km 1156 m

Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.

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Check out the businesses nearby for more places to stay and drink.


Remember that we cannot outline every single hazard on a walk – it’s up to you to be safe and competent. Read up on Mountain Safety , Navigation and what equipment you’ll need.

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Walk up Lliwedd from Nant Gwynant Details

If you want to avoid the crowds for most of your walk, then this is one of the least obvious routes to Lliwedd and possibly on to Snowdon.

Starting off on the Watkin path with the hordes, you’ll soon be leaving them behind, probably shaking their heads at you as you’re clearly going the wrong way. You need to follow the Watkin Path from Nant Gwynant, initially through the woodland and then on the wide easy track that curves around on iself and into the lower reaches of Cwm Llan. The waterfalls are what we’re aiming for, and you can reach them most easily from the gate and down the wall at SH622 516.

Route Start  Pen y Pass OS Map Required Public Transport Sherpa buses plentiful. Parking extortionate – £10 a day
Route End  Pen y Pass Difficulties? Zig Zags are an accident blackspot when iced. Facilities Cafe, parking WC.

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