The Welsh mountains that make our landscapes so distinctive were carved out in the Ice Age, some 10,000 years ago. They’re our defence and our lifeline, a challenge and an inspiration. Their peaks, slopes and views attract mountaineers, artists and Olympic sportspeople. And they’re endlessly exciting to explore.
Planning on going for a walk in one of our national parks? Please check the conditions before you go. Making sure you are prepared for the day is key to staying safe – read on to find out how.
Mountains, castles and coast– there’s plenty of adventure to be found in Snowdonia, the oldest and biggest of Wales' three National Parks. Here are some highlights of the high country.