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If you travel to Snowdonia, then you are in for a real treat. All of the lakes, castles, waterfalls, and steam railways will give you such a surreal experience that you won't be able to believe it is all real.
You can still find traditional Welsh life still active today in the food, clothing, and crafts. Snowdonia is very popular if you love hiking, mountaineering, and white water rafting. Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales, is located here.
Did you bring your children with you? Then they will love Greenwood Centre. Here they can learn about trees and the environment. You could also visit Penrhyn Castle. It is a neo-Norman castle that was built in the 19th century. Maybe you would prefer to visit the Conwy Castle. It was built in the 1280's by Edward I.
Do you like climbing? Snowdonia has some of the best rock climbing in the world. There are areas to climb for all skill levels. If you are looking for solitude, then the South end of the park is where you want to climb. It is often vegetated, but you will get the quiet you seek since it isn't climbed as often.
If you love bird watching, then Snowdonia is the perfect place for it. There are reserves at Conwy, Traeth Lavan, Coedydd Aber, and many others. Each reserve has its own birds native to that area. You may want to make a point of visiting them all.
September - You will enjoy attending the Juggling Festival. They have a music night, workshops, and so much more. You definitely have to visit this one.
There are many places to eat in Snowdonia. You may want to try the Snowdonia Park Hotel & Microbrewery. You will love their homemade food and there are plenty of choices for the children. They brew there own high quality ales on the premises so you will never have difficulty finding a good beer.
Anna Davies Shop has quality gifts, crafts and clothing. If you are looking for Welsh bedspreads and tweeds, then you need to pay a visit to Trefriw Woolen Mills. They will have what you are looking for. Do you want to find a good book on Snowdonia to read?
The publisher Gwasg Carreg Gwalch produces a number of special interest titles, which you will be able to find in bookshops and gift shops throughout the Snowdonia area.