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Snowdonia Stories

Tales of our people and places

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A Kind of Magic

Andrea Bristow tells us what’s new for the Year of Legends at GreenWood Forest Park.

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High Spirits

Dyfi Distillery isn’t just the first commercial distillery in Mid Wales. Its Hibernation Gin is also number one on The Independent’s list of the 10 Best New Gins. Co-founder Danny Cameron explains what makes it so special.

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Deep impact

Amy Owen fills us in on the Underground Sleepover at Corris Mine Explorers, a subterranean experience that made a big impression.

We took part in the Underground Sleepover for my boyfriend’s birthday and it’s a gift I’m pretty sure he’s never going to forget. We’re really into walking and anything else that gives you a rush (we’ve recently been skydiving). I really didn’t anticipate any adrenaline from this activity, mainly because I had no previous experience underground and didn’t really know what to expect. We were so wrong!

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A Taste of the Underground

Megi Williams of South Caernarfon Creameries tells us about an unusual cheesy collaboration with Llechwedd Slate Caverns.

We wanted to bring out something new, so we looked back to some of the traditional methods used to do things and decided to try maturing our cheese in Caverns. We checked around for a suitable location and decided on Llechwedd Slate Caverns. There are hundreds of caverns, so it was the perfect place.

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Pass marks

Jana Jones of Attractions of Snowdonia explains why the new Snowdonia Pass is a must-have for visitors and locals alike.