• Snowdonia coffee morning

    Coffee morning, Bethesda, Sat 12 Dec

    An opportunity to have a chat about our work, enjoy homemade cakes and mince pies galore. Snowdonia Society Christmas cards and our unique Seeds for Bees for sale; a tombola with books about Snowdonia, local paintings and all sorts of other intriguing items.

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    December Volunteer Workdays

    Volunteers workdays for the month of December. Includes list of upcoming events at Ty Hyll.

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    Give back to Snowdonia on Giving Tuesday!

    Do you benefit from Snowdonia’s superb scenery, wildness and opportunities for adventure? Why not give something back by making a donation to the Snowdonia Society, or taking part in our volunteer workdays? With threats to special places like the Conwy Falls and Fairy Glen and ever increasing problems of litter, Snowdonia has never needed your help […]

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  • PUBLISHED: Review of Governance of Designated Landscapes in Wales

    Recommendations support our key points Following our submission of written evidence to the panel on both stages of this important review, we are pleased to see that the recommendations support key points we made in our evidence (read our submission), in particular that National Park Authorities should retain their full planning responsibilities and that there is no need […]

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    Gareth’s great garlic wins £310 for Snowdonia

    The 6th Moriarty Thomas Garlic Growing Challenge has been won by Dr Gareth Jones, from Tregarth, who has nominated the Snowdonia Society to receive the proceeds. The challenge is held annually at the Douglas Arms, Bethesda, as a charity fundraising event in memory of John Moriarty, who was a very keen mountaineer and whose widow […]

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    Vacancy – Member – Snowdonia National Park Authority

    Closure date is 5th November. The Authorities’ meetings are usually held in the Snowdonia National Park area.  Full details Role description What will You be Expected to Do? National Park members are responsible, individually and collectively, to the Welsh Government for providing effective leadership for the National Park Authority, for setting its policy and for ensuring […]

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    Winter events

    Our winter events programme has been published and features Snowdonia’s mountains: climb them, clear them of litter, understand their geology and heathland ecology and help protect them. Learn to enjoy them safely by attending our all-day training session in the mountains with Alun Pugh, Navigation in the mountains, on 22 November. Members and non-members are welcome on all our events. See our […]

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  • Autumn magazine

    The autumn issue of the Snowdonia Society magazine is now available. Read the magazine on-line. In the Editorial, Society Director John Harold says: “Autumn in Snowdonia: earthy woods ripe with fungi, storm-filled rivers fit to bursting, and rare perfect days projected onto the hills from a blue sky. Our National Park is worth the effort of exploration at […]

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  • AGM – change of guest speaker

    We regret that due to unforeseen circumstances, Alun Ffred Jones AM has had to pull out as speaker at our 2015 AGM. We are very grateful to Sabine Nouvet for stepping in at short notice. Sabine is the National Trust’s Conservation Ranger for Eryri and Llŷn. She will give a talk on a fascinating and important […]

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  • Help protect Snowdonia’s footpaths

    Join the Big Pathwatch! Join the Ramblers‘ ambitious campaign to protect and improve our glorious footpaths in England and Wales. Please also take part in the Welsh Government’s consultation on Improving opportunities to access the outdoors for responsible recreation, to which the Snowdonia Society is putting together a response. (See below.) Do you love your local footpaths and worry about them becoming […]

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  • Picture this … but without the pylons!

    Today a spectacular corner of Snowdonia National Park moves one step closer to freedom from the blight of giant pylons National Grid have announced the final shortlist of 4 sites for their £500m Visual Impact Provision project, which will see sections of high-voltage lines undergrounded in National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in […]

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    Notice of the Annual General Meeting

    Notice of the Snowdonia Society Annual General Meeting Saturday, 17 October 2015, 2pm Dragon Theatre and Barmouth Community Centre Jubilee Road, BARMOUTH, Gwynedd  LL42 1EF Director John Harold urges all members to take part in the AGM, “I’m keen to hear your views on important issues, our work and our direction”. Note: Guest speaker, Alun Ffred Jones […]

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    Volunteers needed: Snowdonia Marathon

    Volunteers needed: Snowdonia Marathon Sat 24 October Can you help out at the Beddgelert feed station? Contact netticollister@hotmail.com to lend a hand. Volunteers are needed to hand out drinks and gels at our food station, keep the area tidy and cheer on all the amazing runners, in return for a generous donation to the Snowdonia Society […]

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    Help John’s team across the line !

    All proceeds to the Snowdonia Society! Snowdonia Society Director, John Harold, has assembled a team for the Fabian4 Dyffryn Conwy Mountain Challenge on 13th September. All proceeds from this event  go to support the Snowdonia Society’s conservation work across the National Park. John is getting close to his target – can you help him get across the […]

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    Welcome to our new website!

    We  hope you like our new mobile-friendly website. With this new site we can share information about our campaigns and keep you up to date with events and  conservation activities more easily. What’s more, all Tŷ Hyll (Ugly House) information is now included here. Check out new features such as the events listings, the news feed from our Facebook page, and if you […]

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  • Bethan at Tŷ Hyll

    Bethan is growing Tŷ Hyll

    Inspiring people of all ages to love Snowdonia’s nature. We are pleased to welcome Bethan Wynne Jones to the Snowdonia Society team, as the new Growing Tŷ Hyll Officer. Bethan has already put together an inspiring programme of activies at Tŷ Hyll, including a Bees & Trees Treasure Hunt, Small Mammal Survey Training and a Spider Safari. See Tŷ Hyll events for a full […]

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    Snowdon cafe supports Snowdonia Society

    Our latest Business Member Steffan at Pen-y-Ceunant Isaf tea house on the route up to Snowdon has been giving our volunteers a warm welcome after their Snowdon litter picks for years. Now we are thrilled that he is doing more to support our work by becoming a Business Member. Bring your own snacks! Pen-y-Ceunant Isaf is a […]

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    RAW Adventures leads the way

    RAW Adventures have just made a donation of £320 in recognition of the work we do to look after this iconic mountain and its footpaths. Kate & Ross Worthington of RAW Adventures are Business Members and key partners on Snowdonia Society workdays, clearing litter or maintaining footpaths. In connection with their business guiding groups and individuals up […]

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    Archive volunteer needed: Can you help?

    During a recent office tidy-up we unearthed this poster for the Snowdonia Society’s first Public Meeting. It is humbling to see that the vision behind that meeting on Saturday 10th June 1967 remains relevant today. With the Society’s 50th Birthday on the horizon, we would like to make available this  and other evidence of our long history of […]

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  • Looking for older news items?

        See the archive of news items from the old Snowdonia Society website.      

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