Factors such as language, tradition, and art play a significant part in shaping an area’s cultural identity and environment.
These things form Eryri’s cultural heritage—a heritage that is as valuable as the rocky peaks and diverse wildlife found in the National Park.
What is cultural heritage?
Heritage refers to things that are passed down from one generation to another. Industrial heritage refers to things that can be seen and touched, such as industrial remains or historical buildings.
But the things considered part of cultural heritage are intangible—things that can only be heard or experienced. These include traditions and societal customs, language and local accents, place names, folklore and art.