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“llanberis path”(358 reviews)
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The highest mountain in Wales (higher than any in England) at 3,560 feet.
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Snowdonia National Park LL55 4UL, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My son and I hiked to the top of Mount Snowdon in North Wales on Thursday. My wife dropped us off at Pen Y Pass carp park at 9.30am and the car park was already closed due to it being full. We walked the Miners...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Walked up snowdon taking the llanberis path. We set off without any training and massively overweight. By the time we reached the cafe at the top of the tarmac drive I thought I was going to die and must have been purple - the cafe...More

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have read some of the reviews that have been put on here and I have to say it has given me a right giggle...……. THIS IS A MOUNTAIN NOT A FAIR GROUND...… THIS IS NOT MENT TO BE EASY. Some people seem to think...More

1  Thank Dave W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday in July, the third time I have been up the mountain, and will avoid a weekend if I can in the future, or go up very early or late. The mountain as always is spectacular, and the views tremendous if the...More

Thank needdm
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are new to walking in the mountains the one thing to remember is that the weather can change within five minutes. This was certainly the case the day we spent on Snowdon. At the foot of the mountain scorchingly hot, whilst at the...More

Thank Andy and Kath M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the pyg track up to the summit then back down the minors. They both finish and end in the same place. Starting at pen y pass car park - pyg to the right and minors to the left. Pen y pass usually gets...More

Thank Beatlebea
Reviewed 1 week ago

Started this one early.Misty for first hour which is all uphill.Sun came out then and the views were fantastic.Went up Pygs Way and came down Miners Way which is quiet tricky.I would advise hiking stick for balance

1  Thank wicklowmag
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I last climbed Snowdon 38 years ago so it seemed like a good time to give it another try. Not sure what paths I tried back then, but I can see the conservationers have been at work, and the paths are much safer and easier...More

1  Thank Hilaria F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubby and I climbed this highest mountain in Wales on a Monday at the beginning of July. We chose to walk up (and down) the Llanberis Path (a total of 9 miles) because we were advised that this was the simplest route as you cannot...More

3  Thank Jilly2903
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my friend climbed the Llanberis Path. I had come on TripAdvisor beforehand to see which path is the best one for us. Before we even started walking it, we had the following ailments between us; sprained ankle, plantar fasciitis, 2 sets of bad...More

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Katy M
4 July 2018|
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Response from Jandave21 | Reviewed this property |
If you really must take your dog then definitely choose the Llanberis path. Wouldn’t advise the Pyg or Miners track as a lot of steps that are quite high and staffy’s are short legged dogs. Keep on a lead as near the top... More
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11 June 2018|
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Response from Anna K | Reviewed this property |
No signposts at all, we just looked from the top and kind of went with it.. we ended up off the track a bit but not too bad. Follow the crowd
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23 April 2018|
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Response from Megan W | Reviewed this property |
I think the pyg track for a 5 year old might be a little tough but of course it depends if they are used to that sort of walking. The pyg track involved quite a bit of scrambling so personally I would say the Llanberis track... More
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