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Went up path a total round trip of 10km with a 6yo boy. Walked up to walker falls for picnic and onto slate works higher up and then down via tramway and incline. Other families had done the same thing. An excellent route for families...More
LL55 4UF for the carpark... There is a fee of £2.50 for 4 hours, not sure how much for any longer, sent my daughter!! There is also a public toilet here, not the best BUT does the job...
So from the carpark you across over...More
Easy to find with a small car park at the location. £5 for all day which is far . No signal is a down side of your try to meet people there . I walked the first half with good visibility of the lovely views...More
We used a postcode to get to Watkin path from a walking website and ended driving up a small single track lane. Stick to the main road as there is a car park.
After parking in the car park, walk across the road and you...More
This was my first ever hike/trek and as such I had absolutely no idea what to expect. Luckily I had an expert guide with me to lead the way - which I must say is essential with my lack of knowledge/experience.
The path starts off...More
Only had time (and energy) to do the walk about halfway, but this ends at an old slate quarry just before the path gets steep. The walk to this point is initially in woodland, then over open countryside with views of waterfalls (loads of people...More
We chose right climbing this longer route compared to the crowds using the more familiar routes.
Last scramble up scree slope was tough but those with some mountain experience would be fine - boots and walking poles recommended.
We came down the other side of...More
Me and a friend decided to climb Snowdon as a challenge so we didn't want to do the usual tourist routes up so decide on the Watkin Path. Route starts off walking through woods and is very pleasant this then opens up and you are...More