A new gateway to Snowdonia

Until now, the visibility of the Trust in Snowdonia has been limited to our vehicles, staff at work and our signs – but this year that is about to change with the recent acquisition of the beautiful Bwthyn Ogwen.

Ogwen Cottage, Snowdonia ©National Trust

Ogwen Cottage, Snowdonia
©National Trust

The Carneddau and Glyderau mountains of Snowdonia, the largest expanse of wilderness in England and Wales, have been in the care of the Trust since 1951. Bwthyn Ogwen has been used as an outdoor activity centre for a number of years and we hope to continue this tradition. Our plan is to use the buildings to encourage thousands of people to get outdoors and closer to nature.

The cottage, situated on the A5, has been a starting point for many popular walking and climbing routes. From this spring it is set to become the new base for our Carneddau and Glyderau ranger team, too. So, if you’re in the area, pop in for a chat to learn more about how you can make the most of your visit to Snowdonia.