North West Wales

Explore the sand dunes at Newborough, discover the spectacular summit of Cadair Idris, go mountain biking in Coed y Brenin or enjoy the many waymarked walks in Gwydir Forest Park

Beddgelert Forest, near Porthmadog

Peaceful forest in the heart of Snowdonia National Park

Cadair Idris National Nature Reserve, near Dolgellau

One of the most beautiful and dramatic spots in Wales

Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre, near Dolgellau

Famous mountain biking centre with walking and running trails

Coed y Brenin Forest Park - Forest Garden

Choice of trails through trees from all over the world in our forest garden, one of which is accessible

Coed y Brenin Forest Park - Glasdir

Discover an old copper works in a quiet rural setting with an accessible trail to a viewpoint over the mine workings

Coed y Brenin Forest Park - Tyddyn Gwladys

Picnic site by the rolling Mawddach river and gateway to the Waterfalls and Goldmines Trail

Coed y Brenin Forest Park - Ty’n y Groes

Riverside picnic area and gateway to an all-ability riverside walk and a rugged mountain trail with great views over Snowdonia

Coedydd Aber National Nature Reserve, near Bangor

Native woodland with a dramatic waterfall

Cors Bodeilio National Nature Reserve, Anglesey

Internationally important wetland rich in wildlife

Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve, near Betws-y-Coed

Cwm Idwal lies at the northern end of the Snowdonia National Park.

Gwydir Forest Park - Betws-y-coed

Choice of peaceful forest walks away from the tourist bustle

Gwydir Forest Park - Cae'n y Coed, near Betws-y-coed

Easy-to-find picnic area with short walk

Gwydir Forest Park - Dolwyddelan, near Betws-y-coed

Enjoy views of Snowdonia’s peaks and a walk along a Roman road

Gwydir Forest Park - Hafna, near Llanrwst

Walking trail through lead mine ruins

Gwydir Forest Park - Llyn Crafnant, near Llanrwst

Three waymarked walks around the lake and one of the finest views in North Wales

Gwydir Forest Park - Llyn Geirionydd, near Llanrwst

Picnic site with walking trail around two beautiful lakes

Gwydir Forest Park - Llyn Sarnau, near Betws-y-coed

Picnic spot with a walk to two hidden lakes

Gwydir Forest Park - Sawbench, near Llanrwst

Historical walk with valley views and two mountain bike trails

Gwydir Forest Park - Ty’n Llwyn, near Betws-y-coed

Gateway to the famous Swallow Falls waterfall

Morfa Dyffryn National Nature Reserve, near Barmouth

Sand dunes and seashore in a beautiful coastal landscape

Morfa Harlech National Nature Reserve, near Harlech

Coastal landscape with a vast dune system of international importance

Newborough National Nature Reserve and Forest, Anglesey

Discover this unique landscape shaped by wind and sea

Snowdon National Nature Reserve, near Beddgelert

Wales’s highest mountain is home to rare plants and wildlife