A view of the Mawddach Estuary on a clear spring day with woodland lining the shores.
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A landscape that inspires people, and people who inspire generations

The National Park has been home to some of Wales’s most well-known poets and writers, a haven for world-renowned scientists and their research and served as a backdrop to some of history’s most important events.

The people of Eryri have made an impact nationally and internationally.

Hedd Wyn
Famous Welsh poet who grew up in Yr Ysgwrn.
Hedd Wyn
Richard Griffith (Carneddog)
Poet and collector of folklore.
Richard Griffith
Gerald Williams standing at Yr Ysgwrn's front door
Gerald Yr Ysgwrn
Farmer and custodian of Yr Ysgwrn.
Gerald Yr Ysgwrn
Betsi Cadwaladr
Adventurer and nurse raised near Y Bala.
Betsi Cadwaladr