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Snowdonia National Park LL55 4TY, Wales
+44 1248 605535
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Watkins path

Cafe is closed when we got to top. However stunning views all the way up. The Watkins path is tough... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Chris T
Gloucester, United Kingdom
via mobile
It's crowded- so what !

Steep and rocky in places but fantastic views throughout. Alright it's crowded at times but take in... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
London, United Kingdom
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The highest mountain in Wales (higher than any in England) at 3,560 feet.
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  • Poor1%
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“llanberis path” (244 reviews)
“miners track” (167 reviews)
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Snowdonia National Park LL55 4TY, Wales
+44 1248 605535

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Cafe is closed when we got to top. However stunning views all the way up. The Watkins path is tough to do & you need right kit. But worth it at the top.

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Steep and rocky in places but fantastic views throughout. Alright it's crowded at times but take in where you are. Fantastic glacial scenery all around. You will scramble and you need proper gear but the effort is well worth it. Despite the wet the rocks...More

Thank swpratt
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Great experience, well worth it. Went up Miners track, stunning scenery easy start but does get challenging towards the end. Foggy up top to start but cleared to see amazing views, incredibly cold and windy so wrap up. Came down Pyg track and again challenging,...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Last year we walked up to Snowdon via the Snowdon Ranger Path and we were so glad we did as the weather conditions were dreadful - fog, -13 degrees and deep snow and ice! Would definitely NOT have considered the Watkins Path in these conditions....More

1  Thank AlpineOwls
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Three of us took on the Watkin path which is the most difficult route up Snowdon. The track is fairly easy until around 30mins from the summit when it turns into a scramble, all fours are required at times! The weather was pretty poor and...More

Thank johnp4323
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We went on the longer but more gradual route up Snowdon which is the Llanberis Pass, please be assured that even though it is more gradual it still is very hard if you are not an accomplished climber. We knew our limits and reached the...More

Thank Janet D
Reviewed 14 April 2017

we looked at reviews about walking the easier route - Llanberis path, once seen that others have taken children we thought we would give it a go, however its really hard going and a long slog - it surprised me that under food its mostly...More

Thank diane h
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Took my family up Snowdon yesterday via Pen Y Pass and then the Pyg track, unfortunately two things were missing, 1 good visibility for the views and 2 the cafe was closed. My fault for not checking if the cafe was open yet. This ment...More

Thank Dave E
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Having ticked off a number of Munro's, I was very much looking forward to the climb up Snowdon. Unfortunately for us it wasn't as clear a day as we hoped for but still well worth the trek. There is of course the option to hop...More

Thank Mikes1181
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We have been to Snowdonia many times and never seen the summit through the clouds. So on a beautifully sunny day (forecast the day before) we set off early for the Pyg track car park. At 7 it was full. Without a plan B we...More

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joyce r
21 September 2017|
Response from Andy J | Reviewed this property |
Not sure to be honest. I know the train down one way is £22! After our route we wanted the train down but it was fully booked all day because people pay for the train up and down!
Paul A
18 September 2017|
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Response from Isujosh | Reviewed this property |
I walked the Pyg Track up and Miners Track down. On the way up I did it in two and three quarter hours. It all depends on your fitness but a round trip of 6 hours sounds about right
Kathy M
3 September 2017|
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Response from MRELECTRASCAPE | Reviewed this property |
To walk up free If you park in Llanberis there is a large car park opposite mountain railway that is £8 all day for cars and £16 for vans Free toilets and restaurant opposite