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    Here's your chance to learn more about news from the Snowdonia Mountains and Coast area!

    Barmouth Walking Festival, 16-25 September

    The Walking Festival has been developed with the aim of encouraging visitors to explore these magnificent surroundings on foot – in the company of keen, experienced and knowledgeable local guides. Historians and naturalists lead some walks and expert advice has been taken to ensure a safe, interesting and varied programme.

    Gŵyl Gerdded Abermaw 2017 Barmouth Walking Festival 

    Open Doors Conwy | Gwynedd 2017

    Join us in a celebration of architectural heritage across Gwynedd and Conwy! Welcome to Open Doors 2017, the annual celebration of architectural heritage. Throughout September,more than 40 sites across Gwynedd and Conwy will open their doors to the public. Many properties are holding additional events including lectures, guided walks and exhibitions. Why not make a day of it? Join us, and get closer to Gwynedd and Conwy's heritage.See more at Open Doors 2017 or download Drysau Agored 2017 Open Doors (PDF, 2.14MB)

    Bangor University Art and Ceramic Collections Guided Tours

    Guided tours of the University’s Art and Ceramic Collections will be held between June and September 2017. Highlights include a mural by Edward Povey in Powis Hall, art and ceramics in the Council Chamber Corridor and a chance to see and learn about works of arts by other renowned artists such as Kyffin Williams, Brenda Chamberlain, Peter Prendergast and Frederick William Hayes.

    The guided tours will start from the foyer of the Main Arts Building, College Road, in English at 11.00am-12.00pm and in Welsh 12.30pm-1.30pm on 16th September.

    The tour will be led by David Roberts, previously the University Registrar on ‘Bangor's "Lasting Monument" : the design & history of the Main University Building'.

    If you are interested in attending then booking is necessary as there is a maximum of 15 spaces per tour. To book your place, please contact Storiel by phoning 01248 353 368 or [email protected]

    New Zip World Ride Opens in the Conwy Valley, Snowdonia

    The Zip World Fforest Coaster offers more adventurous opportunities for families looking for that thrilling experience. The coaster is an adaption of a traditional toboggan but runs on rails where you can experience speeds of up to 25mph. 

    The new £1.5m coaster takes you through the forest for an epic 1km journey and is the first of its kind in the UK. You can pre book your tickets by visiting their website.

    Family on the Fforest Coaster Ride at Zip World Fforest 

    Red Bull Hardline 2017

    One of the toughest downhill mountain bike races in the world will take place in Dinas Mawddwy on the 24th of September, 2017.  Last year's racetrack was on the most demanding seen and this year's course won't disappoint. Tickets for Red Bull Hardline are sold out but you can still watch the event on Red Bull TV.

    Gee Atherton at Red Bull Hardline 18_9_16 © Rutger Pauw_Red Bull Content Pool 

    Snowdonia Pass

    Snowdonia Pass is a brand new scheme that's ready to help you save money when you visit the Snowdonia Mountains and Coast area! Many of our best attractions, activity providers and local shops are taking part. So why not explore the offers and visit the Snowdonia Pass website.

    Snowdonia Pass - Cerdyn Eryri

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