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Y Garn (Ogwen Valley - not Y Garn II, near Rhyd Ddu)

People seem to have confused Y Garn here - there is a second Y Garn (creatively named - Y Garn II... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
Peace on Earth

Canolfan Ogwen Centre .....Wow!! Waterfalls,lakes and a wondeful walk. I'm 65 and not overly fit... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
June M
Norwich, United Kingdom
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Snowdonia National Park, Wales

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Reviewed 25 September 2016

People seem to have confused Y Garn here - there is a second Y Garn (creatively named - Y Garn II) starting near Rhyd Ddu, and is wonderful in itself, especially the Nantlle Ridge. But I believe this Snowdonia NP attraction is intended to be...More

1  Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Canolfan Ogwen Centre .....Wow!! Waterfalls,lakes and a wondeful walk. I'm 65 and not overly fit this is a walk that i managed ... if you want a more difficult walk carry on up the mountain paths ...Views of the valley below ...amazing. National trust carpark...More

2  Thank June M
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is a review for the Y Garn peak which is at the start of the Nantlle Ridge. Park at the Rhyd Ddu car park, cross the road and follow the path up Y Garn then begin the Nantlle Ridge scramble. The ridge itself is...More

Thank tudin
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We went here for a walk, we only go up to the lake as the weather wasn't good to go any higher up. The walk is good, the path can be a bit hard with being uneven etc so make sure you are wearing good...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 3 September 2015

A nice day walk from Rhy Du which is doable in a couple of hours. It can be made the start of the Nantile ridge walk which is long and arduous. Not to be confused with Y Garn in the Ogwen valley which is part...More

1  Thank sifujohn
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Lovely walk in the mountains 10th highest in Wales - Y Garn start point Ogwen Cottage. Great walk with my son before he went back to sea (Merchant Navy) and My 12 year old daughter who skipped up and down it like a mountain goat....More

1  Thank Diana D
Reviewed 21 July 2015

So much better than Snowdon. It is a challenging path up the boulder field, but the views from Devil's Kitchen and further up the mountain are stunning.

2  Thank EdViola84
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This is a very different way to Y Garn and beware there is a very stiff slog up Elidir Fawr at the start!

Thank Derick A
Reviewed 30 July 2014

As the other reviewers say, y Garn is a lovely mountain to walk up on a fine day. It's one of the 3000 foot peaks of Eryri (Snowdonia) and a good introduction to walking in the area. Start early to have the place to yourself....More

3  Thank Pwy
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Must do mountain, off the beaten track ;) Did this with my explorer group may bank holiday whilst staying at hostel

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