Category Archives: 2016 Archive

Pot Luck Walk – 2016

Saturday 21st May 2016

Pot Luck Walk- Saturday 

Every year many people find their first choice of walk is fully booked. This is frustrating for walkers and leaders alike, so please come along on the day and take POT LUCK !

You will have 3 choices

  1. Join one of our published walks that have spaces free last minute
  2. Join our Pot Luck Walk: A full-day walk led by someone with local knowledge.
  3. Take a self guided walk which we will help you select from our Trefriw Trail series of printed walks so you can still enjoy your festival day out.

Duration:     Suitable for the group

Distance:     Suitable for the group

Meet:            Saturday am at Trefriw Village Hall (LL27 0JH, SH781631)

Although there is no need to book a ticket for this event, our general booking conditions still apply so please ensure that you have read the booking information and conditions before you attend any walks.

Gorge Scramble for the Adventurous – 2016

Sunday 22nd May 2016

Gorge Scramble for the Adventurous
Gorge scrambling is a fun filled activity which involves either ascending or descending a gorge up or down water falls, jumps into plunge pools and also slides, in one of the most beautiful and special places in North Wales, the Afon Ddu.

All safety equipment will be provided and 5mm wetsuits, (please supply your size when booking – S,M,L,XL) helmets and harnesses.

Bring swim suit, towel and old pair of trainers/boots you do not mind getting wet.
Duration: Morning 3.5 hrs

Distance: 3km / 2 miles

Meet: 9.00am start from Trefriw Village Hall to get your gear, then take own car or car-share for short journey to  the gorge


Leader: Andy Jones Director Seren Ventures

Please note that there is a Half Marathon running on the morning of the 22nd which is partially routed through Trefriw. Local roads may be closed from 8 am, and although vehicle access will be available to Walking Festival Participants, you are advised to allow extra time for your journey.

Please ensure that you have read the booking information and conditions
before you attend any walks.
Booking now open

Ten Lakes – 2016


Saturday 21st May

Ten Lakes

A full day from Trefriw into the Gwydir Forest visiting 10 of the area’s hidden lakes

Starting and finishing with the largest and best-known lakes in the area – Geirionydd and Crafnant – this long round from Trefriw will visit a total of 10 lakes in the Gwydir Forest, many with history linked to local metal-mining.  Much of the walk is in the upper, elevated part of the forest, offering excellent views of the mountains, The pace will be easy, and uses a lot of good forest tracks, but is rated as mod/strenuous simply by virtue of its length. We will be passing toilets at 2½ miles, 10½ miles and 12½ miles.

Duration: All day 7-8 hrs walking

Distance: 24 km/15 miles

Meet: 9.15 am at Trefriw Village Hall (LL27 0JH, SH781631)

Walk Leaders: Tony Ellis author of four local walking books, and a Voluntary Warden on Snowdon
+++++++++++++Colin Boyd Outdoor education specialist

Grade: Moderate / Strenuous 

Please ensure that you have read the booking information and conditions

before you attend any walks.

Booking now open