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Snowdonia Slate Trail


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The Snowdonia Slate Trail explores the industrial heritage of the slate villages throughout Snowdonia.
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This 83 mile circular trail visits some of the less-frequented but beautiful parts of Snowdonia, beginning at Porth Penrhyn near Bangor and ending at Bethesda. The walk passes through through all the major mountain ranges, offering a range of experiences from mountain to forest, lake to river, from the valley to the sea.

This path is managed and maintained by volunteers and the Snowdonia Society.


What kind of walk is it?

  • Terrain: variable from steep hill tracks to forest trails and country lanes
  • Distance: The route is 83 miles / 134 kilometres in total length, although it is easy to plan a shorter walk utilising part of the route
  • Dogs: Dogs should be kept on a lead
  • Refreshments: Available in local shops and pubs
  • Walk grading: easy, moderate and strenuous depending on location, distance and terrain of the walk you choose
  • Map: Visit the Snowdonia Slate Trail website for more information


How do I get there?

  • By train: Phone: 0845 7484950. www.nationalrail.co.uk
  • By bus: Phone: Traveline Cymru 0871 200 22 33. www.travelinecymru.info  
  • By car: Use the A5, A470 and A487 to access starting points. There are a number of car parks along the route. Please note that parking charges may apply in some of the car parks. Visit our parking page for information on pay and display car parks in Conwy county.


Be prepared!


Walk Website

 

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