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Snowdonia Slate Trail

134 km / 83 miles

Gwynedd
This is an 83 mile circular trail which enables walkers to explore the industrial heritage of the slate villages throughout Snowdonia. The route starts at Porth Penrhyn near Bangor and ends at Bethesda and attracts walkers to villages such as Llanllechid, Bethesda, Dinorwig, Llanberis, Waunfawr, Nantlle, Rhyd Ddu, Beddgelert, Croesor, Ffestiniog and Penmachno. The path passes by a number of social enterprises and community run facilities and provides opportunities for people to gain a better understanding and appreciation of the slate heritage of the area.


Details:

Path Type
Other Paths
Attributes
Other Paths; Very Challenging; Former Railway; Heritage; Geological; Railway
Start
SH591727 - Bangor, Gwynedd
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Finish
SH623667 - Bethesda, Gwynedd
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Open Date
2017

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Paperback
Snowdonia Slate Trail (Rucksack Readers - 2018)

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
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36 Km
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Bryn Elltyd  (bookable online)
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Elen's Castle Hotel  (bookable online)
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94 Km
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Bron Nant Holiday Cottage  (bookable online)
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98 Km
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Llannerch Goch Luxury Cottages  (bookable online)
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107 Km
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The Park Hill  (bookable online)
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107 Km
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Tan y Foel Country Guest House  (bookable online)
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107 Km
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107 Km
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107 Km
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Bryn Llewelyn Guest House  (bookable online)
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108 Km
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Glan Llugwy Guest House  (bookable online)
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108 Km
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Meadowsweet Hotel  (bookable online)
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110 Km
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111 Km
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112 Km
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116 Km
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126 Km
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132.8 Km (82.5 miles)
4,451 m (14,603 ft) ascent
515 m (1,690 ft)  maximum height