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  The Snowdon Mountain Railway – The Majestic Mountain Adventure Railway Providing Family Holiday Activity
The Summit of Snowdon, at 3,560ft (1085m), is the highest mountain in England and Wales.
Based on Victorian engineering Snowdon Mountain Railway is the only public rack and pinion railway in the United Kingdom and a true majestic mountain adventure.
The Snowdon Mountain Railway – A majestic mountain adventure railway providing special family holiday attraction.
www.snowdonrailway.co.uk   (241 words)

  
 Snowdon Lodge Hostel
Accommodation at the 4 star Snowdon Lodge from only £15.00 per night including a light breakfast click on accommodation for more details on private rooms and food availability.
Whether it is trekking up Snowdon, the highest mountain in England and Wales, climbing on the nearby Tremadog Rocks, exploring the rocky coves of Borth-Y-Gest, or lazing on the beach at Black Rock Sands, everything is close, whether you are walking, driving or using public transport.
Nearby is the famous Portmeirion Italianate village, the castles of Harlech and Criccieth, and the Ffestiniog And Welsh Highland narrow gauge railways.
www.snowdonlodge.co.uk   (427 words)

  
  Mount Snowdon Facts
View snowdon Summit fly through by the OS Snowdon fly-through (1.46 Mb) 3D View of Snowdon from Ordinance Survey
It is also worth noting that the summit of Snowdon itself is the remains of an extinct volcano.
I've been told that in good weather Snowdon is not that dangerous and I don't need lots of fancy outdoor gear.
www.snowdonia-adventures.co.uk /information/snowdon_facts.html   (649 words)

  
  YCBA - Snowdon
Whether it is the art historian and spy, Anthony Blunt, caught with a slide reflected on his eyeball, or J.R.R. Tolkien, gripped in middle earth by the vast roots of a spreading oak, British society, English writers and artists, performers and designers, nobles and commoners were caught with a new candor and style.
Snowdon caught the swinging sixties of London better than any photographer and has continued to be the poet and recorder of London as a center of artistic and creative vitality.
The exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue, Photographs by Snowdon: A Retrospective, with contributions by Drusilla Beyfus, Simon Callow, Georgina Howell, Patrick Kinmonth, Anthony Powell, Carl Toms, and Marjorie Wallace.
www.yale.edu /ycba/exhibitions/past/snowdon/snowdon.htm   (569 words)

  
 Home Libraries by Snowdon & Hopkins, Architects, Home Library, Architect
Snowdon & Hopkins will work with you to understand your vision for your home library, will articulate that vision in architectural terms, will usher the plans through the approval process, will advise on the selection of a contractor, and will observe construction.
Snowdon & Hopkins works with a team of professionals and its team is able to help you acquire a fine collection, especially of books.
Snowdon & Hopkins' team is able to advise on software packages to help you cata- log your collection and manage it.
www.snowdonhopkins.com /HomeLibrary.html   (850 words)

  
 Wales on Britannia: Seven Wonders of Wales   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is hard to imagine Mt. Snowdon today "without its people"; it is climbed by approximately half a million each year, on foot, in wheelchairs, on crutches, roller skates, on horseback, bicycle, piggy-back, and by men and women on stilts.
Perhaps the words of the little rhyme should be changed to include Snowdon's mountain with its people, for on no time of the day or season of the year are they absent from its slopes.
Snowdon gets its English name from the Saxon Snow Dun, the snow hill or fortress; it is but one mountain inside the largest of the three national parks of Wales (845 sq.
www.britannia.com /wales/7wonders/wonder3.html   (726 words)

  
 Snowdon Wildlife Sanctuary
Snowdon Wildlife Sanctuary relocates injured and orphaned birds and wildlife to their natural habitat after plenty of rest, relaxation and care.
Located on 36 privately owned and semi-remote acres, Snowdon is bordered by forest and wilderness areas, making it unique in its ability to nurse animals back to health.
Snowdon is licensed by Idaho Fish and Game, works closely with US Fish and Wildlife, and is a member of the International council.
www.arkonline.com /snowdon.htm   (370 words)

  
 Snowdon In Focus | Departures   (Site not responding. Last check: )
That is both unfortunate, given Snowdon's significant professional accomplishments, and inevitable, given that his 1960 marriage to the Queen of England's sister thrust him into the international limelight at the age of 30, on the brink of the decade that for the first time made photographers into superstars.
Snowdon holds twice-yearly luncheons in the Messel Suite at London's Dorchester Hotel, decorated by his uncle in a fanciful neo-rococo style, entertaining an eclectic roster of friends ranging from the Queen Mother to John Galliano to Dame Judi Dench to Eric Clapton.
Since their divorce, in 1978, Snowdon has maintained cordial relations with the royal family, continuing to photograph them and being included in ceremonial occasions, much to the chagrin of his ex-wife, who feels her relatives have never seen the nasty side of him that she has.
www.departures.com /ad/ad_0501_snowdon.html   (3298 words)

  
 The Snowdon Range
The Snowdon range has 11 peaks over 600m in height, of which 3 are over 914m (3000 ft).
There are access points to the range from Llanberis on the A4086, Pen y Pass at the top of the Pass, and all the way round to beyond Beddgelert on the A4085.
The aim is to cover all the paths on Snowdon within a few routes so that you can pick and mix to make up your own route.
www.harbach.4ever.org.uk /snowdonia/snowdon.htm   (280 words)

  
 Snowdon House bunkhouse, cottage and camping holidays in Snowdonia
Snowdon House is situated in the heart of Snowdonia in the Llanberis Pass, just by the village of Nant Peris with it's welcoming pub serving Real Ales with log fires and good food, and is the perfect place to explore the Snowdonia National Park.
With the mountains on your doorstep, the Miners Track and the Snowdon Horseshoe are only minutes away, and the finest climbing, scrambling and walking are just a short stroll from the house.
Snowdon Cottage is located in Llanberis in the Snowdonia National Park and enjoys a peaceful location yet is only 300m from the shops, restraunts and pubs along the high street.
www.snowdonhouse.co.uk /home.html   (335 words)

  
 Snowdon
The Snowdon Railway However, Snowdon's most famous railway was not built as a mineral line but to exploit the richest seam of Snowdon that continues being mined today - tourism.
Conceived by a group of businessmen over 100 years ago as a replacement to the ponies that used to carry visitors to the summit, it is Britain's only rack railway with tooted racks in the centre of the track that engage with cogs under the carriages.
The Welsh name from Snowdon is Yr Wyddfa which means burial place and a legend suggests that the cairn at the top marks the grave of Rhita Fawr a particularly fierce giant who had a cloak made out of the beards of all the kings he'd killed.
www.hightrek.co.uk /snowdonia/snowdon.htm   (1229 words)

  
 Snowdonia Society - Snowdon Summit Appeal
Originally built in 1935, the building on the summit of Snowdon is deteriorating rapidly and there is an urgent need to provide new facilities for the 350,000 visitors which visit the summit every year.
The work on re-developing the Summit of Snowdon has started and the building of the new Visitors Centre will take place during 2007.
The Snowdon Summit Appeal will continue as more funding is needed to ensure that further improvements to land around the new building can be made.
www.snowdonia-society.org.uk /Snowdon%20summit.htm   (351 words)

  
 Snowdon Tate
Snowdon Tate Limited asks that no unsolicited proprietary or other confidential information be sent to it.
Snowdon Tate Limited responsibilities regarding its products and services are governed solely by the agreements under which they are supplied.
Snowdon Tate Limited makes no representation concerning, or endorsement of, any other website which may be accessed through this one.
www.snowdontate.com /main/legal.shtml   (530 words)

  
 The Snowdon Horseshoe
The route should not be attempted by anyone with a fear of heights, since includes the knife-edge arête of Crib Goch, and for the same reason it should be avoided in high winds, and also in winter unless you are properly equipped and experienced.
It has been known for this to be mistaken for Snowdon in the past, causing difficulties for unsuspecting walkers.
This is a scree slope which is the final part of the ascent of Snowdon if you are attempting the Watkin Path from Nant Gwynant.
www.harbach.4ever.org.uk /snowdonia/snowdon/rshoe.htm   (1243 words)

  
 The Snowdon Awards Scheme - helping with physical disabilities in further & higher education or training
The Snowdon Award Scheme is a charity that provides grants to students with physical disabilities, to help them complete further or higher education or training.
Whether they fund a sign language interpreter, a laptop, transportation or something more specific, our grants can change people's lives.
Each year we allocate grants from £250 to £2,500 to as many students as we can.
www.snowdonawardscheme.org.uk   (206 words)

  
 Snowdon Backpackers
Whilst retaining all the original features, Snowdon Backpackers has recently been extensively renovated to provide the ultimate in clean, comfortable and secure accommodation for backpackers.
Snowdon Backpackers is perfectly situated close to both the spectacular mountains of Snowdonia and the beautiful sandy beaches and coves of the Lleyn peninsular, and yet is very easily accessible by train, National Express coach, local buses and private car.
Whether it is trekking up Snowdon, the highest mountain in England and Wales, climbing on the nearby Tremadog rocks, exploring the rocky coves of Borth-y-Gest, or lazing on the beach at Black Rock sands, everything is close, whether you are walking, driving or using public transport.
www.porthmadog.com /snowdon.html   (776 words)

  
 BBC - North West Wales Webcams - Snowdon
The thing that annoyes me about snowdon is. The amount of people i see trying to walk up in inadequate footwear.
With winter not far away, please note that the more treacherous route up and down Snowdon with snow or ice conditions is the very popular Llanberis path; the topography here comprises convex slopes which makes ice axe arrests (if you are lucky enough to have one!!) more difficult.
Just love Snowdon - such a lovely spot - not walked it yet but planning to soon - watch this space - been up on train and that was lovely as an experience too.
www.bbc.co.uk /wales/northwest/sites/webcams/pages/snowdon.shtml   (2853 words)

  
 Snowdonia Accommodation and Activities North Wales Snowdon
Snowdon is the highest mountain in England and Wales 1085m or 3560 ft also known by its local Welsh Language name Yr Wyddfa (The Tomb).
The mountain is not only tall, it has its own unique bio-diversity of plants and animals and much effort is made to maintain the fragile mountain ecology.
Snowdon is a proud national symbol for the Welsh people, something they are rightly proud and offering an icon of stability in our rapidly changing political and technological world.
www.snowdon.com /home.php   (240 words)

  
 Snowdon Bridleways
Snowdon bridleways are largely due to the actions of one particular local individual who has sought the support of other bodies, and to date has gained the support of at least one community council in the area.
Not only is the current situation leading to calls for cycling on Snowdon to be prohibited, unfortunately many non-cyclists make no distinction between different types of cycle user and would appear to regard all ‘mountain bikers’ as speed crazed ‘yahoos’ who pose a danger to all other trail users.
The Snowdon Downhill Collective is very concerned that the two distinct activities of timed downhill riding, which is generally confined to purpose built trails, and down hill riding on recreational and cross country routes are being treated as being the same activity.
www.thebikezone.org.uk /thebikezone/campaigning/offroad/snowdon.html   (6584 words)

  
 Snowdon Horseshoe
The ridge ends more-or-less at the railway track, where the Snowdon Mountain Railway carries the paying public to the summit and back.
Snowdon's summit is defaced by the "hotel" built by the railway company; nevertheless we did not let prejudice get in the way of thirst.
See also Snowdon Sunrise: dawn from the summit, in a sea of mist....
www.geoffspages.co.uk /camerawalks/snowdon   (346 words)

  
 Snowdon Books - Signed, used, new, out-of-print
by David Snowdon, Ph.D. Written by one of the world's leading experts on Alzheimer's disease, this landmark book combines fascinating information about high-tech research on the brain with the heartfelt story of the aging nuns who are teaching scientists how humans grow old--and how to do so with grace.
The fascinating collection of photographs in Snowdon on Stage presents a period of startling change in theatre - from 1954 to the present - in addition to the many changes Snowdon himself initiated in the style of theatre photography.
Snowdon's photographs capture the reckless, stylish spirit of genius of some of the world's greatest stage actors -...
www.alibris.com /search/books/author/Snowdon   (884 words)

  
 AskMen.com - Lisa Snowdon
AskMen.com feature on Lisa Snowdon that includes pics, pictures, biography, video, related news, vital stats, commentary, and cool facts.
Lisa Snowdon is George Clooney's current love interest.
Lisa Snowdon (nee Lisa Snawdon) was born in 1974, in Welwyn Garden City, England.
www.askmen.com /women/models_60/86_lisa_snowdon.html   (381 words)

  
 Snowdon Weather Forecast for 708 m (c) Snow-Forecast.com
Snowdon Weather Forecast for 708 m (c) Snow-Forecast.com
WEATHER SUMMARY: A dusting of snow giving way to moderate rain (total 19.0mm) heaviest on Tue night, Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Mon afternoon, min -1°C on Sun night) Mainly fresh winds
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www.snow-forecast.com /resorts/Snowdon.0to3mid.php   (72 words)

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