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Walking Event, Sat 3 - Sun 4 Nov 2018

Snowdonia Walking Festival

Snowdonia Walking Festival


Snowdonia Walking Festival is returning for 2018 with a brand new look and a range of walks for the whole family.
The weekend is the perfect opportunity to experience and enjoy the magical surroundings of Snowdonia National Park, with its unique and majestic beauty.
Based in Betws-y-Coed, the ‘Gateway to Snowdonia’ with its stunning forests and lakes; from here a range of professionally guided walks will take you to mountains and forests to enjoy some of the best Snowdonia has to offer.
This year’s Snowdonia Walking Festival has something for everyone. Bring the whole family along for the ‘Nature Trail for Families’, a fun walk and adventure activity to learn about the local trees and wildlife; or if you’re looking for something a little more challenging then Snowdon via the Rhyd Ddu and South Ridge is the perfect way to explore Wales highest mountain while enjoying stunning views of the national park.
There are other walks which highlight the local area such as the beautiful Llyn Elsi and Gwydyr Forest and you can enjoy a section of the brand new Snowdonia Slate Trail and it’s slate mining history. There’s even the opportunity to learn new skills to help you gain confidence in the outdoors with the ‘Getting to know your Map and Compass’ sessions.
Local experts will be leading walks with particular interest such as ‘The Stories of the Stones of Betws-y-Coed’. This walk will bring you into contact with the stories in the landscape, the river and the stones of the truly mystical Betws-y-Coed where myths and legends abound. The stories of the stones have been over 450 million years in the making. You may be surprised by what you discover!
This year Snowdonia Walking Festival will take place Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th November. Supported by Betws-y-Coed Tourism Association and co-ordinated by Breese Adventures. Information on all the walks mentioned above and others is available at

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 3 - Sun 4 Nov 2018


See website for cost of the various walks..

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 5 Oct Wales Rally GB - Stages 4 & 9
Sun 7 Oct Wales Rally GB - Stage 19
Sat 3 - Sun 4 Nov Snowdonia Walking Festival
Sat 10 Nov Betws y Coed Trail Challenge
Fri 30 Nov - Sat 1 Dec Cinderella
Sat 1 - Sun 2 Dec Christmas Weekend/Nadolig Llawen


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Map reference: SH 792566  Lat: 53.09298 Long: -3.80469

A5 from Llangollen or Bangor; A470 from Dolgellau or Conwy.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Betws-y-Coed station