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Car Parks Rates & Permits

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The Snowdonia National Park Authority owns/manages the Pay and Display Car Parks listed below:-

All car parks are open 24 hours with daily tickets valid until midnight.

OVERNIGHT CAMPING IS NOT PERMITTED.

See list below for payment options for each site. Blue badge holders are entitled to free parking.

Plan your visit to Snowdonia by using our interactive map of Car Parks.

Rates effective from 1st of March 2019

Sites that accept cash payments only

SNPA
Car Park

Daily rate
(up to midnight)

Rate up to 4 hours

Tŷ Nant (cash only)

£6.00

£3.00

Cwellyn  (cash and card)

£6.00

£3.00

Sites accepting card payments only – ‘Chip & pin’ or contactless. Visa, Maestro and Mastercard accepted:-

SNPA
Car Park

Daily rate
(up to midnight)

Rate up to 4 hours

Betws y Coed

£6.00

£3.00

Ogwen

£6.00

£3.00

Beddgelert

£6.00

£3.00

Llyn Tegid

£6.00

£3.00

Dôl Idris

£6.00

£3.00

Morfa Dyffryn

£6.00

£3.00

Llangower

£6.00

£3.00

Pont Bethania

£6.00

£3.00

Rhyd Ddu

£6.00

£3.00

Nant Peris

£5.00

N/A

Pen y Pass

Pre-book

N/A

Cae Llan, Betws y Coed (Opposite train station) Short Stay Car Park - Accepts card payments only. Rates as follows:

Time

Hourly rates
(up to 18.00)

Up to 1 hour

£1.00

Up to 2 hours

£2.00

Up to 4 hours

£5.00

Overnight 18.01 - 07.59

£1.00

Annual Parking Permits

For the convenience of regular car park users, with the exception of Pen y Pass and Cae Llan short stay car park (opposite Train Station at Betws y Coed), the Authority issue annual parking permits that are valid between 1st of April and 31st of March each year.

Permit holders may park at the following SNPA pay and display sites:

Betws y Coed; Ogwen; Nant Peris; Cwellyn; Pont Bethania; Beddgelert; Rhyd Ddu;

Llyn Tegid; Morfa Dyffryn; Ty Nant; Dol Idris; Llangower; Capel Curig.

WITH THE EXCEPTION OF Pen y Pass & Cae Llan (Betws y Coed)

From 1st April 2021 one permit is offered:

SNPA car parks - with the exception of Pen y Pass and Cae Llan
Permit holders may park free of charge at the Authority's pay and display car parks with the exception of Pen y Pass

All vehicles - Cost - £120 per year

All prices stated are inclusive of VAT at the standard rate of 20%

Terms of Use

  • Your permit must be clearly displayed when parking so that car park attendants may read it easily
  • Parking spaces are not guaranteed
  • Parking must be within appropriate parking bays
  • You may not photocopy or change your permit, or allow someone else to do so

A fee of £10 is payable to re-print your permit.

To apply for a permit, download and complete the application form and send to;

Enya Lester, Property Department
Snowdonia National Park Authority
National Park Office
Penrhyndeudraeth
Gwynedd LL48 6LF

property@snowdonia.gov.wales

Tel: 01766 772 511

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