Top Five reasons why Snowdonia National park should be on your Holiday list


27 July 2020

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When travelling in the United kingdom the first things that come to mind are its varied landscapes filled with beautiful scenic views, its beautiful countryside towns and it’s beautiful national park that offers varieties of activities to do. When it comes down to visiting a national park over the weekend or short break, Snowdonia national park, the largest national park in Wales is the perfect place to go on a holiday. It is a sheer beauty, featuring nine mountain ranges and over hundred lakes. Apart from the charm of its high mountains, it has varied landscapes of steep river gorge, waterfalls, green valley and 23 miles coastline with sandy beaches. 


Snowdonia national park is a place that can be visited all year around. It has varieties of activities to do with your  friends and families.  



  • There are so many walks 





You won’t get bored in Snowdonia because there is always more to look at. Its nine mountain ranges have a lot of walking and hiking trails. This national park offers a variety  of walks for varied peoples. It’s hard Strenuous walks for people who love trekking and hiking. Aslo for people who want to witness the beauty of the national park by climbing the 3000 ft mountain. There are also moderate and leisure walks which offer the stunning view of the national park. These walks are for people who do not want to venture onto the challenging  paths. These walks are great for the whole family. 


Some of the famous walks in snowdonia national park 


  • Cwm Idwal Walk 
  • Llyn Ogwen circular walk
  • Gelert’s grave walk
  • Craflwyn, Hafod y Llan and Llyn Dinas circular walk
  • Dolmelynllyn Estate walk
  • Aberglaslyn, Bryn Du and Beddgelert walk




  • Spectacular Lakes 





Where there are mountains, there are lakes. The national park is one of the most beautiful places in the world to open waters. Lakes in Snowdonia are ideal for all sorts of activities, like boating, kayaking, paddling, fishing or one can simply stroll and enjoy the stunning surroundings. In snowdonia national park there are 250 lakes. 


List of some of the loveliest lakes in snowdonia 


  • Llyn Tegid  (Bala lake)
  • Trawsfynydd Lake
  • Llyn Cwellyn
  • Llyn Padarn
  • Llyn Cau
  • Tal y Llyn
  • Llyn Ogwen
  • Llyn Dinas
  • Llyn Llydaw
  • Its rich history and castles





Snowdonia is located in the country of Gwynedd, one of the primary kingdoms of Wales in the middle ages. Here one can witness the historical remains from roman sites and the beautiful remains of medieval castles. Dolbadarn Castle is a picturesque fortification built by welsh prince Llywelyn the Great in the thirteenth century.


List of other castles within the Snowdonia national park and around 


  • Harlech Castle 
  • Conwy Castle
  • Caernarfon Castle


  • The beautiful and characteristically Welsh towns 




The national park consists of some of the prettiest villages of the wales. Many of the attractive stone buildings in towns and villages take you back into welsh history.  One can see and witness the well preserved welsh cultures in these towns. These towns are so peaceful and relaxing which will make your stay or visit worth your time. 


List of some must visit towns 


  • Aberdyfi
  • Beddgelert
  • Betws y Coed
  • Dolgellau
  • Harlech
  • Blaenau Ffestiniog
  • Portmeirion village
  • The beautiful coastline and sandy beaches





The 23 mile coastline in the national park is home to many award winning beaches. The long sandy beaches are a great place to chill out on,  great waves for surfing and a perfect place for an afternoon/evening BBQ. There are lots of hidden caves along the coastline to explore too. 


List of some wonderful beaches along the coastline of the national park 


  • Harlech beach 
  • Aberdyfi beach
  • Llwyngwril beach
  • Llandanwg beach
  • Porth Oer beach
  • Dinas Dinlle beach
  • Barmouth beach



Snowdonia national park  is a perfect place to visit with friends and families over your next holiday. Here  you can relax, go adventuring, and spend quality time with your loved and dear ones. The above mentioned reasons make this place one of the great holiday destinations. 


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