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Address: Snowdonia National Park LL55 4TY, Wales
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The highest mountain in Wales (higher than any in England) at 3,560 feet.

The highest mountain in Wales (higher than any in England) at 3,560 feet.

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Not the first time for me but this time with 10 year old grandson, we went well prepared, suitable footwear, clothing, water, food etc. We were on Pyg track by 7:30am because we... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2016
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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Not the first time for me but this time with 10 year old grandson, we went well prepared, suitable footwear, clothing, water, food etc. We were on Pyg track by 7:30am because we wanted to climb when it was fairly quiet, it gets really busy in the summer months which means lots of stop/starting waiting for people to pass. It... More 

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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I did the Pyg Trail, and i thoroughly enjoyed it, en route there are some mesmorising views, that will stay with your for life. The Cafe at the top is ok, but i highly recomend taking some previsions of your own. Its a very good idea to check the weather at the, wardens office, at Penny Pass before making the... More 

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Thank TheHumanLemming
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Pyg Trail is a difficult walk with the last stretch involving climbing up steep slipper water impacted rocks. Incredibly scenic and a real accomplishment when you reach the top. The café and train are not always available so a good idea to check beforehand. Also the train gets pre-booked although they accommodate for emergency trips back to the bottom. It... More 

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Romford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Went for our 12 year old daughters diamond Duke of Edinburgh challenge. We totally prepared and took plenty of water and snacks. Went up pigs and down miners. It was challenging in places with some scrambling. We had a few wobbles on the way but was well worth it. Amazing scenery and just a feeling of elation. Unfortunately some people... More 

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Eccles, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Took a hike to the Snowdon summit, the routes taken were Pyg track up to the summit and the miners track on the way back to the Pen-Y-Pass carpark. If you're not up for the hike to the top, its a beautiful walk and a lovely area by the lakes to have a picnic and enjoy the day.

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Gloucester
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

If you are intending to walk with your children up Snowdon please realise that the Snowdon Mountain Railway does not have many tickets to come back down by train. If you need to walk one way only you should get a single ticket to go up to Snowdon and then walk down. Please also remember walking one way is around... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Went up here with three friends, all of different fitness but we all managed and loved it. We did the Llanberis path, it was hard at some points I didn't think I could go any further, but then when you got to the top and saw the views it was amazing. We had sunshine and no cloud at the top... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The last time I went up Snowdon was over 30 years ago when I was my son's age, so it was great fun to go back and take the kids up Snowdon. Yes, we used the train, but it was still magical for all the family. We only had 30 minutes at the top, but given the thick cloud, rain... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Walked up Snowdon with my partner and thought it was great. The Pyg track is easily accessible and very easy to follow. The views were amazing and the cafe on top was very nice. Only tip would be to get there early as the carpark is very small.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Only been once (Pyg track up and Miner's down) but I thought it was a really good experience and I'm hoping to go back in the future. Unfortunately, the weather didn't help much when we reached the top so no great views from there. Next time maybe!!

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