Discover Some of the Best Walks in Snowdonia

If you enjoy walking AND spectacular scenery, you should try some of the many beautiful walks within Snowdonia National Park.

With 1,497 miles of approved paths, there are walks for everyone, from gentle strolls through to more difficult hikes, and most are dog friendly.

At Fifth Wheel Co. , we are all about finding great things to do when exploring the area in your tourer, so to help you along the way, we have highlighted a sample of our favourite walks:

Cwm Idwal Walk

Dog Friendly: Yes

Walk time: 3 hours
Walking level: Moderate

A stunning walk where you can enjoy impressive mountain views within the oldest nature reserve in Wales.  Famous for its rock formations and rare plant life, the walk will take you to the stunning ice sculpted Cwm Idwal – a bowl shaped hollow filled with the clear waters of Llyn Idwal.

Route: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/carneddau-and-glyderau/trails/cwm-idwal-walk

Gelert’s Grave Walk, Beddgelert

Dog friendly: Yes
Walk time: 40 mins to 1 hour
Walking level: Easy

This walk uncovers the legend of Gelert, the favourite and faithful hound of 13th century prince, LLywelyn the Great, who was mistakenly killed by the prince when he thought he had harmed his baby.  When the prince realised Gelert had saved the baby from a wolf, he was grief-stricken and remorseful.  Llywelyn gave the faithful hound a ceremonial burial by the river and Gelert was eventually immortalised in the name the village is known by today Beddgelert.

The walk leads you along an even path from the village centre, along the banks of the river to the site of Gelert’s Grave.

Route: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/craflwyn-and-beddgelert/trails/gelerts-grave-walk-beddgelert

Aber Falls

 Dog friendly: Yes
Walk time: 1 hour
Walking level: accessible to all

This is a meadow walk to Aber Falls, a dramatic 120ft waterfall situated at the northern foothills of the Carneddau and is part of Afon Goch’s (Red River) final descent to the Menai Straits.  Aber Falls welcomes 50,000 visitors a year and is well worth a visit.

Route: https://snowdonia.gov.wales/walk/aber-falls/Llanberis Path 


Llanberis Path

Dog friendly: No
Walk time: 7 hours
Walking level: Hard/Strenuous: A good level of fitness required

If you’ve always wanted to walk to the top of Snowdon but you don’t know where to start, the Llanberis path is the most popular route to the summit with 600,000 visitors each year. Whilst it is the longest route, it does offer a gradual climb to the peak.

Route: https://snowdonia.gov.wales/walk/llanberis-path/

Farchynys

 Dog friendly: Yes
Walk time: 1 hour
Walking level: Moderate

A circular route through a charming and varied woodland on the shores of the Mawddach Estuary with views of Cader Idris, Barmouth Bridge, and the Dolgellau area can be seen from viewpoints along the route.

Route: https://www.snowdonia-npa.gov.uk/ymweld/walking/leisure-walks/farchynys-walk-dolgellau

When you’ve finished exploring, your tourer will await offering all the comfort and luxury you need to rest, relax and plan your next walking adventure – why not book a touring pitch in our luxurious Rhuallt Country Park – it offers great facilities and the perfect base to explore the local area.

For more information about our luxury tourers, visit https://fifthwheelco.com/ – we recommend you service and maintain your Fifth Wheel Co. tourer every 12 months, so why not contact the Service and After Care team today on 01745 583000.

For more information about our luxury tourers, visit https://fifthwheelco.com/

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