• Ogwen Mountaineering Festival 2017

    Read more about this exciting and memorable event for 2017.

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  • Quiz night at the Douglas Arms

    Support the Snowdonia Society’s by taking part in this monthly quiz.

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  • Wildlife Gardening

    Wildlife Gardening Mondays at Tŷ Hyll T​he lovely Tŷ​ Hyll garden depends on a friendly team of Monday volunteers – this team needs to grow! Whether you are new to gardening or have years of experience, can spare a single day or a day each week, we need you! ​Wildlife gardening takes place on most Mondays.  Please get in touch […]

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    Ogwen Litter Pick

    Ogwen Litter Pick Booking essential, Litter is all too often an unfortunate side effect of being a popular area within a National Park. There are few areas more popular than the Ogwen valley within Snowdonia and so litter has become a big problem for the area. Working alongside the National Trust we will be giving […]

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  • Volunteers Dry Stone Walling

    Dry Stone Walling

    Dry Stone Walling Booking essential, Only 5 volunteer spaces available, Steel Toe Cap Boots required (we do have a limited stock to lend out) The art of dry stone walling can be seen all over the Snowdonia National Park. However, the skill required to construct a dry stone wall in the style of the region […]

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  • Harlech Beach Clean 2016

    Great British Beach Clean, Harlech

    Great British Beach Clean, Harlech Booking essential, Free transport available from Bangor and Caernarfon We are teaming up with the Marine Conservation Society to clear the litter from Harlech Beach. This workday will be part of the Marine Conservation Society’s Great British Beach Clean Weekend. As well as clearing the litter we will be continuing […]

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  • Snowdon Footpath Maintenance

    Snowdon Footpath Maintenance Booking essential, Free train ride to summit, limited spaces available Come and help us maintain some of the most popular footpaths in the country. The footpaths of Snowdon are in constant need of maintenance as they are walked on by 600,000 people a year. If you love mountain hiking and use these […]

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  • Moth

    Moth Evening

    Moth Evening Booking essential, Evening Event, Free Transport From Bangor and Caernarfon Come and join us for an evening as we study the Moths of Ty Hyll. This is an excellent opportunity for you to learn and record these fascinating creatures. The evening will be lead by Caernarfonshire Vice-County Recorder Julian Thompson from the Pensychnant […]

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    Spider ID at Ty Hyll

    Spider ID at Ty Hyll Booking essential, Free transport available from Bangor and Caernarfon Come and search Ty Hyll’s fabulous gardens and woodland for our Arachnid friends, and learn all about these interesting creatures. This is an excellent opportunity for you to learn and record these fascinating creatures. The event will be lead by Regional […]

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  • Woodland workday

    Are you a nature lover? Would you like to gain practical skills in woodland management? Do you have a few hours to spare each month? Then come along to one of our monthly Woodland Workdays at the idyllic 5 acre woodland at Tŷ Hyll! Whether you’d like to help out with our bird surveys or repair and […]

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  • Talk by Dr Trevor Dines with a screening of the film More Than Honey

    Join Dr Trevor Dines of Plantlife for a talk and free screening of the award-winning documentary More Than Honey at the Storiel museum in Bangor.

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  • Balsam Bashing

    Balsam Bash Booking essential, Free transport available from Bangor and Caernarfon The Balsam pulling season has begun! Himalayan balsam is an aggressive, non-native plant. Dense stands suffocate other plants, pushing out native plant communities, and when it dies back in winter it leaves bare river banks which are more vulnerable to erosion. Himalayan balsam also […]

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  • Footpath team

    Snowdonia Slate Trail

    Snowdonia Slate Trail Booking essential, Calling all explorers! The Snowdonia Society Volunteers have been called upon to help complete the Snowdonia Slate Trail. The Snowdonia Slate Trail will be an 85 mile circular trail which will enable walkers to explore the industrial heritage of the slate villages scattered around the mountains of Snowdonia.  The route […]

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  • Snowdon Footpath Maintenance

    Snowdon Footpath Maintenance Booking essential, Limited Spaces Come and help us maintain some the most popular footpaths in the country. The footpaths of Snowdon are in constant need of maintenance as they are walked on by 600,000 people a year. If you love mountain hiking and use these footpaths yourself, then this is the volunteer […]

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  • Balsam Bashing

    Balsam Bash Booking essential, Free transport available from Bangor and Caernarfon The Balsam pulling season has begun! Himalayan balsam is an aggressive, non-native plant. Dense stands suffocate other plants, pushing out native plant communities, and when it dies back in winter it leaves bare river banks which are more vulnerable to erosion. Himalayan balsam also […]

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  • Snowdonia Slate Trail

    Snowdonia Slate Trail Booking essential, Calling all explorers! The Snowdonia Society Volunteers have been called upon to help complete the Snowdonia Slate Trail. The Snowdonia Slate Trail will be an 85 mile circular trail which will enable walkers to explore the industrial heritage of the slate villages scattered around the mountains of Snowdonia.  The route […]

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  • Balsam Bashing

    Balsam Bash Booking essential, Free transport available from Bangor and Caernarfon The Balsam pulling season has begun! Himalayan balsam is an aggressive, non-native plant. Dense stands suffocate other plants, pushing out native plant communities, and when it dies back in winter it leaves bare river banks which are more vulnerable to erosion. Himalayan balsam also […]

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  • Willow Weaving

    Willow Weaving Booking essential, £20 fee (over 65% saving) Come and join us for a day of making large willow plant supports. Using traditional techniques we will be weaving a spiral structure for plants to grow up or as a beautiful architectural structure for the garden, the choice is yours. Learn a new set of […]

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  • Art Trail

    Art Trail Booking essential, Art in the woods. An afternoon of art related activities centred on the woods around the Ugly House. The activities do not require special skills so come and enjoy spending time outside in the woods trying out something new. Contact Owain to register: owain@snowdonia-society.org.uk 01286 685498

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    Beekeeping For Beginners

    Beekeeping For Beginners Booking essential, 29 and 30 July The course is aimed at people who are interested in taking up bee-keeping or wanting to learn more about bees.  It aims to provide a background into practical beekeeping and involves afternoon sessions looking through beehives with special equipment supplied. We will look at the basics […]

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