The Snowdonia National Park (or Parc Cenedlaethol Eryri in Welsh) is found in North Wales and was the third national park to be created in Britain, after the Peak District and the Lake District. It covers 827 square miles and is mostly open, forested or mountainous but there is also a lot of agricultural land within the park.
Adventures that you can do on your own, with the right knowledge, skills and equipment
Afon Prysor CanyonAfon Prysor Canyon
Antur ‘StiniogLlechwedd Slate Caverns, Blanau, Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, LL41 3NB
Aran FawddwyDolgellau, Gwynedd
Arenig FawrArenig Fawr, Bala LL23 7PA, UK
Blue PoolFairbourne, LL38
Cadair IdrisDolgellau, Gwynedd
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Our favourite activities in Snowdonia
With many different variations, there’s a form of climbing to suit all abilities – both indoors and out, and great places to climb wherever you are in the UK.
Whether racing downhill, riding a single track or cross-country, there are few better ways to explore the UK countryside than by mountain bike and few better ways to get seriously muddy in the process.
The United Kingdom boasts a huge variety of mountains and hills – rewarding tired legs with space, solitude and spectacular views across the country.
One of life’s simple pleasures, wild swimming is not only a great way to connect with the landscape, but boasts many documented health benefits too.
Everyday Adventure stories from Snowdonia