A view of the Mawddach Estuary on a clear spring day with woodland lining the shores.
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Come and enjoy a day in woods with the family. We will be hosting woodland activities in some of our favourite Woodlands in Snowdonia National Park. There will opportunities to learn some bushcraft skills, foraging, cooking snacks on a fire and enjoy time out spent in nature. Suitable for families with children aged 2–12.

18 May 2022 − Coed Bryn Berthynau, Capel Curig
15 June 2022 − Coed Hafod, Llanrwst
20 July 2022 − Farchynys, Abermaw
14 September 2022 − Llyn Mair, Maentwrog

Spaces in each session

All sessions start at 13:30am and last for 2 hours

You will need:

  • Appropriate clothing including walking boots or wellies
  • waterproofs
  • sunscreen
  • drinks
  • snacks
  • any medication you may need

Organised by the National Park Authority

The sessions will be held bilingually (Welsh and English).

Date: 18 May, 2022
Time: 10:30–12:30
Location: Coed Bryn Berthynau, Capel Curig
Spaces: 15

Travel and Parking: Parking in Layby on the A5 between Capel Curig and Ty Hyll signposted ‘Bryn Glo’ / Bus route T10.

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Date: 15 June, 2022
Time: 13:30–15:30
Location: Coed Hafod, Llanrwst
Spaces: 15

Travel and parking: Layby on the A470 near Zip World Forest SH 80503 57864 Bus route T19

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Date: 20 July 2022
Time: 13:30 – 15:30
Location: Farchynys, Abermaw
Spaces: 15

Travel and parking: On the A496 road from Dolgellau to Barmouth go through the village of Bont-ddu. Once you’ve gone through the village, pass Tyddyn Du campsite on your left and then look out for two lay-bys on your right. The Farchynys car park is on the left across the road to the second lay-by. You will notice a blue post with a parking symbol on it directing you into the car park. There is a height restriction of 6 foot 6 inches for vehicles.

Bus Route: T3

Date: 14 September 2022
Time: 13:30 – 15:30
Location: Llyn Mair, Maentwrog
Spaces: 15

Travel and parking: There is a car park opposite Llyn Mair. There is also a car park at Tan y Bwlch Station further up the road.

Bus route: T2

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Forest School

Come and enjoy a day in woods with the family.

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