Pathfinder(R) North Wales & Snowdonia spans the breadth of North Wales from the tip of the Lleyn Peninsula to Caergwrle and Chirk, within sight of the English border, with plenty of excellent walking in between across Lleyn, Snowdonia, the Berwyn mountains, Vale of Clywd and the Clwydian Hills. This selection offers interest, regional variety and balance of routes in North Wales and Snowdonia, providing the best walks in the area. From an easy stroll along the borderlands of the Offa's Dyke Path to the much more challenging walks on the Lleyn peninsula, this volume contains something for everyone. Covering walks through the whole of North Wales and Snowdonia in both popular and little scenic routes. Routes find the coast at Aberdaron, Criccieth, Llandudno and Rhyll. The various ascents on offer include the summits of Great Orme, Yr Eifl, Tal y Fan, Conwy Mountain, Mynydd Mawr, Moel Famau and Snowdonia itself, from Rhyd Ddu, among several other energetic encounters with wonderful far-reaching views.
The routes visit a medieval castle at Chirk and other historic monuments, from hill forts to the beautifully situated Valle Crucis Abbey, and from the cathedral at St Asaph to various industrial ruins, and take you to two wonders of the Canal Age in the impressive aqueducts at Pontcysyllte and Chirk. Inside: 28 great walks in North Wales and Snowdonia from 3 to 9 miles More than 10,000 metres of total ascent over 28 walks Representing around 95 hours of incredible walking amid the delightful scenery of North Wales Clear, large scale Ordnance Survey route maps GPS reference for all waypoints Where to park, good pubs and places of interest en route All routes have been fully researched and written by expert outdoor writers Beautiful photography of scenes from the walks Pathfinder(R) Guides are Britain's best loved walking guides. Made with durable covers, they are the perfect companion for countryside walks throughout Britain. Each title features circular walks with easy-to-follow route descriptions, large-scale Ordnance Survey route maps and GPS waypoints. With over 70 titles in the series, they offer essential information for walkers through the country.