One of the Authority’s most popular sites is the Ogwen Warden Centre in Nant Ffrancon, surrounded by the spectacular Carneddau and Glyderau mountain ranges. Approximately 300,000 people visit the area every year.
Why do people come here?• The Centre's facilities provide an excellent base for walkers, climbers, courses and field work students wishing to experience the area’s rugged beauty, tranquillity, and wildness
Popular beauty spot
Visitors interested in walking, climbing, fishing and geology particularly enjoy Cwm Idwal within which lies Llyn Idwal, one of the most dramatic lakes in Snowdonia. The valley of Nant Ffrancon and the Cwm were scooped out by ice thousands of years ago and are two of the best examples of glaciations in Wales.
For information about a walk in Cwm Idwal click here.
Useful Information• Grid reference for Ogwen Warden Centre - SH649603