Eryri Mountain Walks – 2 Days

On this weekend getaway, you'll take in some of Snowdonia’s Classic Walks. This could have you journeying into cwms formed by ice age glaciers, across ridge lines with views out to see the sea, or through landscapes full of history.


Plas y Brenin

2 Days

Instructor Ratio1:8

Location

Plas y Brenin

Length

2 Days

Instructor Ratio

1:8

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Overview

Your instructor will chat with you about your interests and aspirations & tailor each day to suit your ability; whatever you’re looking for, we want to ensure you get the most from your time spent with us in the mountains.

Our instructors will introduce you to some of the more remote areas of the national park; seeking out idyllic journeys through the rugged, open countryside and introducing you to the many rare species of flora & fauna, some of which are unique to the area. You will be spoilt with some incredible views while you learn about your surroundings on a weekend of discovery & wild beauty.

The Objectives 

  • You’ll have a fun walking holiday in great company and a great introduction to the area. Your instructor will seek out the best location each day, and share with you their passion for the outdoor environment.
  • You will learn about the history and unique environment of Snowdonia, understanding more about the rich heritage of North Wales.
  • Your experienced & knowledgeable instructor will tailor the day’s walk based on your ability level and aspirations.

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What to Expect

Example walks:

Y Garn & The Devil’s Kitchen

Explore the unique environment that Cwm Idwal has to offer.

The Cwm Lloer round

Traversing from Pen yr Ole Wen to Carnedd Llewelyn; with breathtaking views of Snowdonia & the North Wales coastline, you might even see grazing wild mountain ponies on this route.

A traverse of the Glyders, aka the Bochlwyd Horseshoe

Jump on the ‘cantilever’, take photos of the infamous Castell y Gwynt, the Glyderau offers a stunning 360 panorama.

Snowdon

The connoisseurs choice’, avoid the crowds with a journey from the south side.

Y Lliwedd

Wander in the footsteps of Mallory & Irving. Snowdon’s neighbour is steeped in mountaineering history.

Moel Hebog, Moel yr Ogof & Moel Lefn

From Bronze age settlements to Owain Glyndwr’s cave this journey above Beddgelert gives a unique view of the area, from the Lleyn Peninsula to Cadair Idris on the southern fringe of the national park.

Nantlle Ridge

This journey epitomises walking in Snowdonia, a true classic.

Experience Required

You don’t need any specific experience. We will try to tailor the course to your needs.

How Should I Prepare?

You don’t need to do any specific preparation, but a keenness to walk always helps.

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Why Plas y Brenin?

Plas y Brenin is at the forefront of outdoor instruction. Whether you are starting a career in the outdoors, or just want to take an adventure holiday, PYB is the place for you.

We inspire explorers. We train trainers. We’re internationally recognised. We’ve been around since 1798, with our earliest guests including Queen Victoria. Since then, we’ve focussed on providing the best customer experience, working alongside some of the greatest, 007 included.

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Expert Tuition

You’ll receive expert supervision from fully qualified and psyched instructors, creating the perfect environment to learn and enjoy something new!

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Explore Eryri

Your experience will take place in the heart of the extraordinary Eryri National Park. Our National Outdoor Centre features accommodation, a bar, dining, and more. And while you’re here, why not check out some local gems?

Explore Eryri

Develop a Passion

Everyone at Plas y Brenin, from staff to visitors, is excited about adventures and inspired to get outside. Our guests return year after year to experience all that North Wales offers.