The Trail

The Ogwen Trail is the first section of the National Cycle Network’s route 82 that runs from Bangor in North Wales enters the Snowdonia National Park at Bethesda.

The Ogwen Trail is the first section of the National Cycle Network’s route 82 that runs from Bangor in North Wales enters the Snowdonia National Park at Bethesda.

It mainly follows the route of the old railway line that brought slate down the valley from the Bethesda slate quarry to the coast, where it was shipped around the world. The route is well sign posted with blue National Cycle Route signs.


OGWEN TRAIL SECTIONS

Tregarth To Ogwen Bank

Tregarth To Ogwen Bank

On arrival at the main road (B4366) turn right, pass the garage, take the first left over the old railway bridge and then first right down to the...


Ogwen Bank to Idwal Cottage

Ogwen Bank to Idwal Cottage

The final stage of the Ogwen Trail is different in character from all the rest, the trail follows along the side of a wide open "text book" example...


Port Penrhyn to Tregarth

Port Penrhyn to Tregarth

You will find the start of the Ogwen Trail at Port Penryn just outside Bangor. Take the turning to the port just before the sharp bend on the A5 (OS...


Updated: 07/02/17


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