Snowdonia Slate Trail

Porth Penrhyn, start of the Slate Trail

Slate kissing gates and slate fences on the Slate Trail, Day 1.

The Snowdonia Slate Trail is a new 83-mile circular walking route, connecting the many slate mining and quarrying communities.

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See for route, maps and accommodation.

Update February 2020. We have now finished walking the Slate Trail in one-day winter walks.  Well recommended!
Here are a few random pictures of the Slate Trail…

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