A short walk from Happy Valley

Introduction to Walk 3317

Photo from the walk - A short walk from Happy Valley

Nat Park - Snowdonia

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Donald Morton

Length - 4.2 miles / 6.8 km

Ascent - 500 feet / 152 metres

Grade - easy

This is a short walk in the Snowodnia National Park, easily manageable in about a couple of hours making it suitable for families, for an evening excursion or for the remains of a day curtailed by bad weather. It is rewarding and enjoyable, in a land of Arthurian legend, providing varying interest and ever changing panoramas from coastal to more distant mountains. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Area Information

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NOTE - all distances are "as the crow flies"

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