Snowdon and Snowdonia

9th July 2015, 48 photos.

A week in northwest Wales visiting various attractions and with a mission to bag Snowdon when the weather allowed and give James his biggest climb to date.

Anthony Gormley's Another Place


Kim, Anthony and James


Kim gets close up and personal!!


Caernarfon sunset stroll


Caernarfon sunset stroll


Richard's Caernarfon Art Centre building


Mad, weird Portmeirion


James records Portmeirion


Mad, weird Portmeirion person!


Evening in our wee garden


Evening in our wee garden


James' new pal, Porthmacat


Great Orme Bronze Age Copper Mine


Huge chamber within the ancient Bronze Age mine


Huge chamber within the ancient Bronze Age mine


Great Orme Copper Mine information


Llandudno Alice in Wonderland trail


Tree Top Adventures, Betws-y-Coed


Tree Top Adventures


Tree Top Adventures


Adrenalin kicking-in


Smallest house in Britian, Conwy


Spectacularly complete town wall walk, Conwy




Conwy Castle


The approach to Snowdon


Heading up the Pyg Track


A wee rest and the first glimmer of sunshine


Snowdon Summit in (temporary) cloud


The summit and telling the world he'd done it


James and me on the top of Wales


The railway - how other people do it


Coin 'tree' on the way down?


Descending in warm sunshine


Glaslyn on the Miners Track down


Me, with the summit behind


James amusingly animated as ever - Glaslyn below


On the descent




View back to the summit


Walking out on the Miners Track


Old copper mine building on the Miners Track


Post-climbing relax with some big bubbles


James and Porthma chill in the garden


Llechwedd Slate Mine - about to go down


Down into the mine at Llechwedd


Water table at Llechwedd


End of a great Welsh week at Dinas Dinlle


9th July 2015, 48 photos. View this album in Flickr.