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A short walk from Happy Valley
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Nat Park - Snowdonia - Cadair Idris

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Donald Morton

Length - 4.2 miles / 6.8 km

Ascent - 500 feet / 152 metres

Time - 2 hours 40 minutes

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 GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. This applies in England. Wales & Scotland have different and stricter rules which do not allow walking away from home.

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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.

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