Snowdonia National Park

Snowdonia National Park

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VISIT Snowdonia National Park:

Park Details

Snowdonia National Park was established in 1951, and has a total area of 529,074 acres (827 square miles, or 2,142 square kilometers).

Address Penrhyndeudraeth, Wales, LL48 6LF
Phone+44 1766 770274
Hours9:30AM–5PM Daily
Entrance FeeFree
Learn MoreOfficial Website

When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation

Snowdonia National Park is the 6th most visited park in the country.

We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Snowdonia National Park. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Snowdonia National Park is.

Our data shows the best months to visit Snowdonia National Park are July, June, August & September.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Park Visitsdata unavailable
Precipitation134101979295881009987124120133
Avg Temp383842465155585754494338
Max Temp444552586568696965605045
Avg Temp302931333842464643403531
Min Temp192021232734383834292521
Temperature values in °F; Precipitation in Inches

Snowdonia National Park Road Trips

Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Snowdonia National Park is visited.

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Other Nearby National Park Sites

From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Snowdonia National Park.

NameDistance
Brecon Beacons National Park137 km
Peak District National Park138 km
Yorkshire Dales National Park164 km
Wicklow Mountains National Park165 km
Pembrokeshire Coast National Park168 km
Lake District National Park178 km
Exmoor National Park220 km
North York Moors National Park241 km
Northumberland National Park269 km
Dartmoor National Park280 km

Nearest Ski Resorts

For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Snowdonia National Park:

NameLocationSummitDifficulty ScoreDistance
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Nearest Airports

When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into Snowdonia National Park, we've listed the closest airports in the area.

Large Airports

A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Snowdonia National Park.

NameCodeCityDistance
Manchester AirportMANManchester, 107 km
Birmingham International AirportBHXBirmingham, 158 km
Belfast International AirportBFSBelfast, 232 km
London Luton AirportLTNLondon, 271 km
London Heathrow AirportLHRLondon, 293 km
London Stansted AirportSTNLondon, 307 km
Glasgow International AirportGLAPaisley, Renfrewshire, 309 km
Medium Airports

A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Snowdonia National Park.

NameCodeCityDistance
Anglesey AirportVLYAngelsey, 49 km
Liverpool John Lennon AirportLPLLiverpool, 70 km
Blackpool International AirportBLKBlackpool, 91 km
Leeds Bradford AirportLBALeeds, 166 km
East Midlands AirportEMANottingham, 170 km
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield AirportDSADoncaster, 192 km
Cardiff International AirportCWLCardiff, 193 km

Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.