Weekend Breaks in Snowdonia

Snowdonia National Park
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Snowdonia: Reconnect With The Splendour Of Mother Nature

Named after Mount Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales, Snowdonia is a vast and rugged wilderness which is a drawcard for hikers, skiers, and nature-lovers from around the world. Boasting some of Britain's most breathtaking mountain scenery, the region offers a range of cultural attractions and leisure activities that are suitable for visitors of all ages.

City Breaks in Snowdonia: Top Holiday Lettings

Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Tywyn, Gwynedd, United Kingdom
from £47
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
United Kingdom
from £110
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Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
United Kingdom
from £43
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5.0
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Cabin ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
United Kingdom
from £46
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Tywyn, Gwynedd, United Kingdom
from £46
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4.5
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Arthog, Gwynedd, United Kingdom
from £51
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4.0
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Llwyngwril, Llangelynin, United Kingdom
from £57
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5.0
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Tanygrisiau, Ffestiniog, United Kingdom
from £28
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Farmhouse ∙ 5 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Barmouth, Gwynedd, United Kingdom
from £57
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5.0
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Weekend Breaks In Snowdonia

Boasting some of Britain's most breathtaking mountain scenery, the region offers a range of cultural attractions and leisure activities that are suitable for visitors of all ages.

  • 1. Hiking Trails

    Snowdonia is a paradise for walking enthusiasts, and the region offers hundreds of trails that are suitable for every age and level of fitness. Many of the shorter trails are ideal for weekend breaks in Snowdonia, including the beautiful walk to Aber Falls, which extends for approximately seven kilometres. Alternatively, experienced hikers will prefer more challenging routes such as the Minffordd Path, up Caer Idris, or the trails that lead to the summit of Mount Snowdon.

  • 2. Cultural Attractions

    Located approximately nine kilometres from Carnarvon, in a former slate quarry, the National Slate Museum provides visitors with a unique glimpse into the lives and working conditions of slate miners in north Wales. Also in Carnarvon, the Regimental Museum of the Royal Welch Fusiliers houses exhibits relating to the regiment's three-hundred-year-old history. Other cultural attractions in Snowdonia include the Gwynedd Museum and Art Gallery in Bangor, Trefriw Woollen Mills, the Narrow Gauge Railway Museum in Tywyn, and Almshouse Museum in Llanrwst.

  • 3. Festivals and Special Events

    Throughout the year, various festivals are held in the towns and villages of Snowdonia. Weekend breaks in Snowdonia are especially memorable when they coincide with such events, although it is recommended that accommodation is booked well in advance. ​Taking place each July, the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod is one of the biggest festivals held in Snowdonia, and features singers, dancers, and musical performers from around the world. Other annual festivals in the region include the Brecon Beacons Food Festival and Snowdonia Walking Festival.

Best Places to Stay for City Breaks in Snowdonia

House ∙ 3 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
United Kingdom
from £66
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5.0
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Bala, Gwynedd, United Kingdom
from £93
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5.0
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Cottage ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Dyffryn Ardudwy, Gwynedd, United Kingdom
from £63
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5.0
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