Snowdonia has such a wide variety of walking, enjoyable by
all - there is everything from gentle strolls along estuaries, more adventurous
walks in forests and around mountains with fantastic views, to the climbing of
Snowdon, the Arans and Cader Idris.
Visit the Walking Britain web site for more routes up
Cader Idris and other Snowdonia mountain ranges:
1. Precipice Walk - a
3-mile walk with incomparable views of the Mawddach Estuary and valley, the
peaks of the Cader Idris range and beautiful Llyn Cynwch.
Estury From Precipice Walk
As the walk follows a
contour it is not a strenuous climb and can be enjoyed by almost everyone.
2. Torrent Walk - a circular walk enjoying the
tumbling falls of the Clwedog river through broad-leaved woodlands with an
abundance of ferns and mosses. The walk can take in a visit to St Mark's church
with its unusual altar front and returns down the other side of the gorge.
3. New Precipice Walk - a short flat walk of
just over a mile up to a circular walk of 7 miles depending from where you
start. Fantastic views of the Mawddach Estuary and across to Cader Idris and the
5. Beddgelert - many walks around this beautiful
village situated below splendid mountain country where
two rivers meet. Also several waymarked paths in Beddgelert forest, a mile to
the North of the village.
6. Crafnant Lake - near Trefriw. Many
walks around this and other splendid lakes in the area. Some of many Forestry
Commission forest trails marked out for walkers to enjoy the peace and quiet of
the National Park.