Snowdonia

Location: Wales, UK

The Snowdonia National Park boasts vast areas of natural beauty and unique scenery, made up of 90 mountain peaks including the tallest mountain in Wales and England Mt Snowdon, standing at 1,085m and the largest concentration of land above 1000m outside of Scotland.  Nowhere else in Britain will you find such variety, in such a compact area. For those wanting challenge it provides with famous summits and scrambles like Crib Goch (923m), Garnedd Ugain (1065m), Tryfan (918m) scrambled by the north ridge, Glyder Fawr (1001m) and Glyder Fach (94m), Carnedd Llewelyn (1064m)  It is known as Eryri by the Welsh a name that can be translated as “the place of the eagles”. The park which covers 2170 square kilometers is one of the three natural parks found in Wales and the oldest one being designated as one in 1951. It is easily reached from all parts of the UK, 5 hours from the southern England.