Snowdonia Slate Trail

Printed book £12.99

Aled Owen

The Snowdonia Slate Trail is a waymarked trail that runs for 83 miles (134 km) from Bangor on the North Wales coast, making a circuit through the heart of Snowdonia. It visits welcoming villages with a choice of accommodation and refreshments. The walking is varied, from easy valleys to mountain passes, from wild moorland to river gorges. Highlights include the National Slate Museum of Wales, stunning views of Snowdon and abandoned slate villages high in the hills.

This guidebook contains all you need to plan and enjoy your holiday:

  • 14 pages with clear mapping of the route at 1: 40,000
  • detailed route descriptions, including refreshments and accommodation
  • practical information about public transport and travel
  • slate industry heritage, Great Little Trains of Wales and wildlife
  • inside information on how best to climb Snowdon
  • lavishly illustrated with 90 colour photos
  • in rucksack-friendly format, printed on rainproof paper.
  • For more, please use the buttons at far right: click to Look inside the book, view a Gallery or (in due course) to read its Reviews. View its Route map or follow our Snowdonia Slate Trail links.

Snowdonia Slate Trail cover

Book data

  • Snowdonia Slate Trail
  • Aled Owen
  • 16 April 2018
  • UK price £12.99
  • 76 pp
  • 220x145 mm
  • ISBN: 978-1-898481-80-5

Look inside

“This beautiful book will lead you along secret paths to special places. ... You cannot fail to marvel at the sheer scale of the industry, the landscape, its people and their history.”

'Crag' Jones, first Welshman to summit Everest

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