The Photographer’s Guide to Snowdonia & North Wales

Discover the top photography locations in Snowdonia and North Wales with this detailed guide book.

Snowdonia National Park boasts a wealth of beautiful landscapes, and along with the coastal areas of North Wales there’s a wide variety of different photography locations to explore. From historic castles and charming lighthouses to tranquil lakes and magnificent mountain scenes – there really is something for everyone. 

The northern region of Snowdonia is particularly dramatic and is packed with wild and rugged peaks, idyllic valleys, hidden waterfalls and characterful old slate quarries. There’s also plenty on offer in South Snowdonia, the North Wales Coast and Anglesey. All three are blessed with attractive coastal scenery that’s irresistible for seascape lovers and feature various other gems. 

This book covers the best photography locations in North Snowdonia in detail, along with the highlights of South Snowdonia, the North Wales Coast and Anglesey.

​The book is split into the following sections:

Section 1: North Snowdonia Part 1 – Around Snowdon
Section 2: North Snowdonia Part 2 – The Ogwen Valley
Section 3: North Snowdonia Part 3 – Around Betws-y-Coed
Section 4: South Snowdonia
Section 5: The North Coast
Section 6: Anglesey

Rated 5 stars (out of 5) by ePhotozine – read the review here.

ISBN: 9780992683467

Features include:

  • Over 50 brilliant photo locations, including castles, lighthouses, lakes, waterfalls, mountains and old slate quarries.
  • Detailed directions to each location, including annotated maps, where to park and satnav information (postcodes  and GPS co-ordinates).
  • Advice on the best time of day and the best time of year to visit the locations.
  • Table of sunrise and sunset times for the area.
  • Useful information on what season to visit, tide times and how to pronounce Welsh place names.
  • Suitable for all levels of photographer –  from beginner to professional.
  • Handy A5 size fits perfectly in your ​camera bag.
The Photographers Guide to Snowdonia & North Wales - a photography location guide book

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