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Eryri's iconic summit and of Wales' national assets

Standing at over 3,000 feet, Yr Wyddfa is the highest mountain in the National Park and undoubtedly Eryri’s most popular summit.

Yr Wyddfa is an iconic mountain known throughout the world, an inherent part of a rich and vibrant community and home to many Welsh mountain farms.

A hiker passes a sign marking the start of the Miner's path
Climbing Yr Wyddfa

Information on preparing to hike to the summit of Yr Wyddfa.

Climbing Yr Wyddfa

Ground Conditions Report

Regular reports on Yr Wyddfa’s winter ground conditions.

Ground Conditions Report

Pen y Pass car park
Parking for Yr Wyddfa

Information on suitable car parks for hiking up Yr Wyddfa.

Parking for Yr Wyddfa

Snowdon Sherpa bus at the Pen y Pass stop
Sherpa'r Wyddfa

Information about the Sherpa’r Wyddfa bus service.

Sherpa’r Wyddfa

Yr Wyddfa Walks App

The perfect app to guide you along the paths to the summit of Yr Wyddfa.

Yr Wyddfa Walks App

Snowdon Mountain Railway
Snowdon Mountain Railway

Information on taking the train to the summit of Yr Wyddfa.

Snowdon Mountain Railway

Hikers enjoy refreshments at Hafod Eryri
Hafod Eryri

Visiting Wales’ highest visitor centre.

About Hafod Eryri

Mountain Biking on Yr Wyddfa

Information about mountain biking on Yr Wyddfa.

Mountain Biking on Yr Wyddfa

Safety Advice

Information on staying safe in Eryri National Park.

Safety Advice

Yr Wyddfa at a glance

Yr Wyddfa is most popular for its challenging walks but it is also home to rare wildlife and farming communities.

Over 600,000 people hike up Yr Wyddfa every year, making it one of Britain's busiest mountains.
Most of the land on Yr Wyddfa is home to several mountain farms.
Rare species
Despite its popularity, Yr Wyddfa is home to rare wildlife species such as Lili'r Wyddfa.
Striking geology
The famous summit of Yr Wyddfa was formed over millions of years by tremendous geological forces.
National Nature Reserve
Yr Wyddfa has been designated a National Nature Reserve for its unique flora and fauna.
Excellent views
On a clear day, you can see most of Eryri's other peaks and even as far as Ireland.
A close-up of two Snowdon Lily flowers surrounded by green stems
Rare wildlife
Yr Wyddfa is home to internationally important wildlife species such as Lili'r Wyddfa (Lily Yr Wyddfa) and Chwilen yr Wyddfa (Yr Wyddfa Beetle).
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