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Mount Snowdon – Mt Snowdon – Guide to climbing Snowdon

10th October 2017

Mount Snowdon – Guide to Climbing Snowdon

Snowdon is the highest mountain in North Wales and situated within in the Snowdonia National Park. Often called Mount Snowdon, or Mt Snowdon, the actual Welsh name is Yr Wyddfa (pronounced er-wivva), however the English name is Snowdon…just Snowdon.

Mount Snowdon is the busiest and most popular mountain in Britain with an estimated 500,000 people climbing to the summit of Snowdon each year. Snowdon is situated in the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales close to the popular villages...

The Ullswater Way – Top 5 Highlights

06th September 2017

The Ullswater Way Top 5 Highlights.


The Ullswater Way is a 20-mile circular walking route around beautiful Ullswater. Regarded as the most beautiful lake in England, the Ullswater Way has no shortage of dramatic views and breathtaking mountain scenery to be enjoyed.


The Ullswater Way was opened in 2016 as a way to encourage walkers to enjoy the valley, support local businesses and of course appreciate the scenery. The route can be started from several different locations and walked in either direction. The Ullswater Steamers also allow the route to be done over 2-3 days for those wanting to complete the route at a more leisurely pace. For those wanting a walking challenge then why not tackle the Ullswater Way in a single day on the Ullswater Way Challenge.

Of all the long distance walking routes in the Lake District the Ullswater Way is possibly one of the least well known, but this will certainly change over the coming years. With so many fantastic views, wildlife, history and villages...

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