Photo of Llanberis

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Llanberis

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Llanberis
Snowdonia - Llanberis, Gwynedd, Wales
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The easiest - and one of the longest - ways to reach the summit of Mount Snowdon is to follow the trail from Llanberis that runs alongside the route of the Snowdon Mountain Railway. The trail passes through stunning scenery as it rises to the summit. This photo was taken directly beside the trail, looking south west.

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