Walking, hiking, cycling, scrambling and climbing books, guides and maps for North Wales and the Snowdonia National Park.

The popular, pocket-size Top 10 Walks series contain the very best classic short themed walks in North Wales and Snowdonia National Park.

Key North Wales and Snowdonia National Park themes include: Pub Walks, Tea Shop Walks, Coastal Walks, Hill walks and Easy Summits, and Mountain Walks.

  • The Official Guide to the Isle of Anglesey/Ynys Mon Coastal Path New Edition - rewalked and wholly updated 2018 The route is described in a clockwise direction, starting and finishing at Holyhead. The 130 mile/210km long Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path passes through some of the grandest coastal scenery in Wales — wide sandy bays and estuaries, intimate coves, dramatic cliffs and rocky islets, sand dunes and forests—much of it designated ‘An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). This Official Guide has been designed to provide all the information needed to plan and walk the coastal path and includes:
    • Information on accommodation, public transport, seasonal closures and tidal restrictions
    • Twelve day-walk chapter sections with detailed route descriptions and full Ordnance Survey mapping
    • Fascinating notes on points of interest
  • NEW, updated and revised edition – 2022 One of seven Official Guides to the Wales Coast Path The Snowdonia & Ceredigion coast offers a tremendous variety of landscape to those who walk its entire 132 miles/213 kilometres: from high, airy cliff-tops to secluded coves; from estuarine salt marshes to beaches backed by tremendous dune systems that stretch on for miles. And with that diversity comes a huge range of wildlife, including seabirds, choughs, dolphins and rare wildflowers. The history too changes with every twist and turn of this fascinating route: visitors should always be prepared for the unexpected in a region that contains the ruins of once mighty castles and has links with characters as disparate as King Arthur and members of the rock band Led Zeppelin.
  • New Edition - rewalked and updated 2022 One of seven Official Guides to the Wales Coast Path The 80 mile/125km long North Wales Coast section of the Wales Coast Path between Chester and Bangor runs alongside the broad Dee Estuary and traditional seaside towns past Conwy Castle, the Great Orme, Penmaenmawr and Conwy Mountain to the university town of Bangor on the Menai Strait. This Official Guide splits the route into 8 convenient day sections, each of about 9-12 miles / 14-20 kilometres. It contains everything local and long-distance walkers need to enjoy the path.
  • This handy little guide book gives you the ten very best short circular walks along the Llŷn peninsula section of the Wales Coast Path The Llŷn pushes 30 miles into the Irish Sea, tipped by the holy isle of Bardsey, or Ynys Enlli ­­— ‘the island of 20,000 saints’. This remote and unspoilt landscape is characterised by traditional farms and compact villages, punctuated by volcanic hills. Its relative isolation has made it a haven for the Welsh language and culture. Sea cliffs, offshore rocks and intimate coves dominate the northern coast, while the gentler southern coast promises sandy beaches and holiday towns like Abersoch and Pwllheli. But for sheer beauty, tranquillity and wildlife, the Llŷn is hard to beat.
  • Coastal Walks around Anglesey contains 22 easy, circular walks that sample just about everything the island’s coastline has to offer. The routes have been chosen with all walkers in mind – from those looking for a casual half-day walk to add variety to a holiday, to the more ambitious who may complete two or more routes, perhaps as a less strenuous alternative to Snowdonia.
  • The ten routes outlined in this attractive pocket size book are amongst the very best challenging routes on the mountains of Snowdonia. Snowdonia's mountain ridges can be every bit as dramatic as the summits they connect. Some are well known classics like the Snowdon Horseshoe or Nantlle Ridge, while others are surprisingly well kept secrets like the Llech Du Spur, Gyrn Lâs Ridge or the ridges of the northern Glyderau. Created as a companion volume to the best selling 'Top 10 Mountain Walks', these little books will show you the very best that Snowdonia has to offer.
  • Twenty circular walks between Llandudno and Betws-y-Coed, in and around the beautiful Conwy Valley in eastern Snowdonia.
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    This authoritative walking guide will take you to some of the very best, tried-and-tested circular walking routes across NorthWales. The book covers walks in Anglesey, the Lleyn Peninsula, Snowdonia, the Conwy Valley, the Clwydian Range, and the Vale of Llangollen.
  • Walking in the Clwydian Range describes 21 circular walks spread throughout the AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty); many on the well known Offa’s Dyke Path, others in the little known country to the east of the main ridge. Some lovely walks.
  • Walks on the Lleyn Peninsula contains 16 circular walks which explore some of the finest sectoins of the coast, along with several of lleyn’s shapely hills. With distances ranging from 1.5 – 7.25 miles, all walkers are catered for – from those looking for a casual half-day walk to add colour to a hoilday, to the more ambitious who may perhaps complete two or more routes as an alternative to Snowdonia. Understandably popular.
  •   This lovely little book contains the ten best short circular walks along the north part of the Cardigan Bay section of the Wales Coast Path Cardigan Bay embraces the dramatic sweep of the Welsh coastline, from Bardsey island on the tip of Lleyn, in the north, to Strumble Head in Pembrokeshire, in the south. It takes in parts of two National Parks: Snowdonia and Pembrokeshire, and three different counties, Gwynedd, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. The striking northern section between Porthmadog and Borth is as varied as it is beautiful. Characterised by vast beaches and rugged cliffs, the coast offers superb walking with ever-changing views and a wealth of wildlife.
  • The hills and mountains of Snowdonia will captivate any lover of wild mountain scenery, with around 100 summits above 2,000 feet (approximately 610 metres) and fourteen exceeding 3,000 feet (914 metres). The ten classic walks in this great little guide have been chosen to give a variety of routes, spread across the entire National Park, with most of the main hill groups represented. For each mountain the most scenic route has been chosen and where possible these are well-established, classic paths, easy to follow, with good access and official parking. Enjoy Snowdonia.
  • This book is a new and wholly updated edition of the popular, full-colour, handy sized guide to all of Snowdon’s recognised routes of ascent – from the six ‘Classic Paths’ to the many lesser known and less frequented routes.
  • Product Description One of nine books in the new Top 10 Walks: Wales Coast Path series. This attractive and cleverly structured guidebook gives walkers the ten best walks on the southern part of the South Wales Coast section of the Wales Coast Path, in a popular pocketable format. With clear information, an overview and introduction for each walk, expertly written numbered directions, Ordnance Survey maps, superb, eye-grabbing panoramic photographs, and interpretation of points of interest along the way, these guides set a new standard in clarity, appeal and ease-of-use. Contents The Wales Coast Path: an introduction Top Ten Walks: Wales Coast Path: North Wales Coast: a photo mosaic
    1. Holywell & Basinwerk Abbey
    2. Talacre & Gronant dunes
    3. Prestatyn to Graig Fawr
    4. Rhyl to Rhuddlan Castle
    5. Little Orme
    6. Around the Great Orme
    7. Conwy Mountain
    8. Above Penmaenmawr
    9. Aber Falls
    10. Lafan Sands - low/high loop
    Useful Information  
  • Puzzled by Welsh place names but want to know what they mean and how to say them? This fascinating, easy-to-use guide means non-Welsh speakers can now easily translate and understand place names all over Wales — on the map, on road signs, and out in the countryside. Armed with this insider knowledge, you’ll discover there’s a whole exciting new dimension to the Welsh landscape. In fact, Wales will never be quite the same again ….
  •   Enhanced, large scale (1: 25,000) Ordnance Survey mapping in a handy atlas format with all the mapping you need to walk a complete North Wales Coast section of the Wales Coast Path. Continuous OS mapping covering the complete route from Chester to Bangor, on the Menai Strait. Contains generous coastal extracts from large-scale OS Explorer maps 266, 265, 264 and OL17. The North Wales Coast Ordnance Survey mapping book is part of a series of map atlases covering the whole of the 870-mile long Wales Coast Path. The enhanced OS 1:25,000 maps are accurate, up-to-date and reliable. Additional map symbols show tea shops, cafes, extra parking, and public toilets. A brief introduction to the North Wales Coast includes a fascinating photo mosaic highlighting notable views, places of interest and wildlife you'll meet along the way. There is also a section of detailed Useful Information at the back of the atlas. Laminated flapped covers showing Wales Coast Path signs and waymarkers, route details and map symbols make these atlases simple and easy to use. The map books’ dimensions are 215mm x 107mm and they fit easily into a standard map pocket.
    • Large scale Ordnance Survey Explorer mapping for the complete North Wales Coast in a handy atlas format.
    • Highlighted official route of the Wales Coast Path.
    • On-map symbols showing amenities at main towns and villages.
    • Introduction with attractive photo mosaic.
    • Additional useful information
     
  • One of a series of four books for Snowdonia in the popular Top 10 Walks series. Handy, pocket-sized, full colour walking guides written by experts. The perfect impulse buy. Free display stands available. Other titles in the series include: Mountain Walks, Ridge Walks & Scrambles and Pub Walks. Uses Ordnance Survey mapping.
  • This attractive book explores twenty of the best low level circular walks in northern Snowdonia. Walking in Northern Snowdonia is dedicated to the northern half of the National Park, bounded by the Conwy Valley to the east, Glyn Lledr and the Vale of Ffestiniog to the south and Cwm Pennant to the west. Twenty circular walks are described, ranging in length from 4½ to 9 miles, which explore the woods, valleys and lower hillsides of this unique and beautiful area.
  • Mountain and Hill Walking in Snowdonia is a two volume in-depth guide to every summit of note in the Snowdonia National Park. Each recommended route is described in detail and accompanied by a full colour relief map. All the routes are circular and include information on parking, distance and height gained. Volume 1 covers the northern half of the National Park.
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    North Wales' best coastal pub walks

    The comfortable, friendly and often upmarket pubs along the North Wales coast complement the walking on this superb stretch of the Wales Coast Path. Each walk incorporates a section of the Wales Coast Path, and starts and finishes close to a great, carefully selected pub. Combined, they cover the very best stretches of North Wales' coastline, one of striking contrasts and wonderful surprises. The easy, circular pub walks take in the North Wales Coast between Chester and Caernarfon, the Isle of Anglesey, and the remote Llyn peninsula. All the pubs are situated either right on the coast or a short hop inland — some in coves and harbours, some in the dunes or close to clifftops, others almost on the sand — and the majority are open all day. With the pubs often open all year and the walking good in all seasons, the North Wales Coast, Anglesey and the Llyn are quite rightly a year-round destination.   
  • Mountain and Hill Walking in Snowdonia is a two volume in-depth guide to every summit of note in the Snowdonia National Park. Each recommended route is described in detail and accompanied by a full colour relief map. All the routes are circular and include information on parking, distance and height gained. Volume 2 covers the southern half of the National Park.
  •   Discover the very best of the dramatic Snowdonia National Park, in North Wales. These ten themed walks will take you to the best and most iconic places across Snowdonia, from the mighty Aber Falls in the north, to Cadair Idris, in the south. Famous for its lofty mountains and open hills, Snowdonia is characterised, too, by dramatic upland lakes and tarns enfolded within glacial troughs and valleys, and short, steep rivers tumbling to the sea. Discover vast empty beaches, friendly pubs and stunning views, hidden lakes and awesome waterfalls, challenging hills and mighty mountains.  Every one is a walk to enjoy and savour on the day, and to remember long afterwards.
  • Enhanced, large scale (1: 25,000) Ordnance Survey mapping in a handy atlas format with all the mapping you need to walk a complete Pembrokeshire coast section of the Wales Coast Path. Continuous OS mapping covering the complete route from St Dogmael's near Cardigan to Amroth, on the Carmarthenshire border. Contains generous coastal extracts from large-scale OS Explorer maps OL 35 and OL36. The Pembrokeshire Coast Ordnance Survey mapping book is part of a series of map atlases covering the whole of the 870-mile long Wales Coast Path. The enhanced OS 1:25,000 maps are accurate, up-to-date and reliable. Additional map symbols show tea shops, cafes, extra parking, and public toilets. A brief introduction to the Pembrokeshire Coast includes a fascinating photo mosaic highlighting notable views, places of interest and wildlife you'll meet along the way. There is also a section of detailed Useful Information at the back of the atlas. Laminated flapped covers showing Wales Coast Path signs and waymarkers, route details and map symbols make these atlases simple and easy to use. The map books’ dimensions are 215mm x 107mm and they fit easily into a standard map pocket.
    • Large scale Ordnance Survey Explorer mapping for the complete North Wales Coast in a handy atlas format.
    • Highlighted official route of the Wales Coast Path.
    • On-map symbols showing amenities at main towns and villages.
    • Introduction with attractive photo mosaic.
    • Additional useful information
     
  • Snowdon - Neck Gaiter/Scarf/Snood

    Wearable large-scale historic (1912) map artwork: Snowdon in Snowdonia

    SOMETIMES CALLED 'THE TOP OF WALES', Snowdon is the highest and best-known peak in the country, reaching 1,085 metres (3,560 ft) above sea level. This historic, 1912 Ordnance Survey map snood shows the summit and all six main paths up, making it the ideal gift or souvenir for mountain fans everywhere. Note: The historic mapping used on this snood is not recommended for navigation. Walkers should carry the correct modern OS online or sheet map and a compass.

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