Your guide to good walking
Useful tips and guidelines to follow to enjoy your walking safety.
Safe and Sensible
All of the walks detailed here are suitable for ambulent people
of average fitness. At the same time all involve an amount
of exertion above and beyond everyday walking. Approach these
walks sensibly by ensuring that you have good footwear (sturdy
waterproof walking shoes or boots) and carry a waterproof
and warm sweater between Autumn and Spring. Don't attempt
walk 5, Noel Siabod walk or Walk 12, the Glyders Ridge,
unless you are a seasoned walker, and then again only in suitable
the Countryside Code
Enjoy the countryside and respect its life and work:-
- Guard against all risk of fire
- Fasten all gates
- Keep your dogs under close control
- Keep to public paths across farmland
- Use gates and stiles to cross fences,
hedges and walls
- Leave livestock, crops and machinery
- Take your litter home
- Protect wildlife plants and trees
- Take special care on country roads
- Make no unnecessary noise
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Disclaimer and Advice
The areas, within which these walks are sited, form part of an ever-changing natural and man-made environment. In the interests of safety and conservation, before you chose to explore, you are advised to assess the suitability of the route.
Betws-y-Coed & District Tourism Association cannot be held responsible for any accidental injury/damage that may occur in your choice to take up the challenge of any one of the published walks.
Know your capabilities and don't overstretch yourself.
Check you are familiar with the walk before you go - walk 5 Siabod and Walk 11 Glyders are particularly challenging.
Know what you are liable to expect on the walk.
Check you can find your way using the information supplied.
Check you are properly equipped for the walk.
Take a sensible approach to the weather.
Check you are aware of any natural hazard such as tidal conditions.
Walking in Snowdonia
::: Walking in North Wales
Where to find out more
These are just a few of the superb walks in and around the Conwy Valley. If you would like to know about the full range of walks available please contact the the following.
Tourist Information Centres
Royal Oak Stables
Tel: 01690 710426
Fax: 01690 710665
Cadw Visitor Centre
Tel: 01492 592248
Fax: 01492 573545