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Llwybr Llechi Eryri

Snowdonia Slate Trail

This 85-mile trail takes you on a journey back in time
to when Snowdonia was the centre of the slate industry

Walk the whole route
in seven days or do it in sections.
Talyllyn railway

This trail is also a joy for narrow gauge railway enthusiasts...

as it visits the Penrhyn Quarry Railway, Llanberis Lake Railway, Snowdon Mountain Railway, the Welsh Highland Light Railway and the Ffestiniog Railway.

What is this path?

This is an 85 mile circular trail which enables walkers to explore the industrial heritage of the slate villages throughout Snowdonia.

The route starts at Porth Penrhyn near Bangor and ends at Bethesda and attracts walkers to villages such as Llanllechid, Bethesda, Dinorwig, Llanberis, Waunfawr, Nantlle, Rhyd Ddu, Beddgelert, Croesor, Ffestiniog and Penmachno. The path passes by a number of social enterprises and community run facilities and provides opportunities for people to gain a better understanding and appreciation of the slate heritage of the area.

Our Funders

  1. Heritage Lottery Fund
  2. Magnox, 
  3. Snowdonia National Park CAE Fund, 
  4. The Foyle Foundation, 
  5. The Garfield Weston Foundation, 
  6. The Oakdale Trust, 
  7. Community Fund in Wales, 
  8. HF Holidays, 
  9. Horizon, 
  10. First Hydro, 
  11. The Laspen Trust,
  12. Conwy County Borough Council,
  13. Bethesda Town Council, 
  14. Ffestiniog Town Council
  15. One private donor

Our Supporters

  1. Snowdonia National Park
  2. Gwynedd Council
  3. Conwy County Borough Council
  4. The Snowdonia Society
  5. Ramblers Cymru
  6. Cofio Cwmorthin
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