There’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing. This adage certainly rings true for North Wales as no matter what time of year you visit you need to be prepared for every eventuality. Snowdonia National Park doesn’t shut down over the winter
, the locals are way too hardy for that, but you will require a much better understanding of the mountains, and the elements, if you’re undertaking outdoor activities either side of April
. For that reason, most multi activity vacations here run from April
, too, can take some getting used to as many of the park’s villages and towns get clogged with crowds; mountain trails and riverbanks also tend to get busy, especially around the school vacations. Late spring
are ideal for outdoor activities as although there might be a nip in the air at night and a bit more bite to river rapids and waterfalls, there’s nothing that beats Snowdon without another soul in sight.
Get a fuller picture of the Welsh weather in our Wales guide