Snowdon Moonlight Walk

  • Location Wales
  • Duration 1 day
  • Price £45.00 per adult £45.00 per child
  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Multi-activity
  • Microadventure
  • Bucket list

Adventure Highlights

If your goal is to climb Snowdon but want to make it that extra bit special, then this could be just the experience for you. Head up the mountain after dark, enjoying the wild feeling of the landscape shrouded in night. Gaze out over Snowdonia in the moonlight and see the world in a totally different way. With our qualified mountain leaders and a friendly group of fellow walkers, this will certainly be a night to remember. The Snowdonia National Park is a vast area of peaks, valleys, forests and rivers. From the summit of Snowdon you’ll be able to see the Irish Sea, the Isle of Anglesey, and hundreds of other hills. In a nutshell: Summit Snowdon at night on a guided walk and see the landscape in the moonlight. Spend midnight on the summit gazing out over North Wales and the Irish Sea. Meet a great group of fellow walkers and enjoy the experience of the walk without worrying about navigation!

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Corporates
  • Families
  • Hen / Stag parties

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Adventure Details

Day 1

Start time 20:00

We’ll meet at the Electric Mountain visitor centre car park at 8pm and start walking at 8.15pm, heading towards the summit via the Llanberis Path. This path roughly follows the line of the north ridge of Snowdon, though there’s very little exposure and the path is very well made. It runs smoothly uphill and has only one section of steep ground, the rest being gradual.
There will be plenty of stops for snacks and water breaks, and time to appreciate the quiet of the hills at night. We’ll be close to the famous Snowdon Railway, but as there are no trains at night the tracks will be silent!
The ascent can take up to 4 hours, so we’ll be on the top (1085m) by midnight, where hopefully the clouds will leave us to appreciate the beauty of the countryside under the moon. We’ve specifically planned these walks to occur on or near the full moon, so if it’s clear we’ll see almost as much as during the day.
After spending some time enjoying the summit, we’ll begin the return journey. We’ll be heading down the same way, and ahead of us will be the lights of Llanberis and the towns that line the north coast of Wales. The descent will take approximately 3 hours, so we’ll be down at 3-4am. Sadly the cafes won’t be open yet, so we suggest you get some sleep before heading out to celebrate.

End time 04:00

Effort Level

Relax and unwind whilst exploring the great outdoors

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough


What's included

  • Guide Fully guided

What you'll need to bring

  • Warm Clothing
  • Waterproofs
  • Food Please make sure you have had some dinner before joining us for this walk, and that you have some snacks and water with you.
  • Drink Some snacks and water with you.


Custom Policy

  • Cancel before 31 days of your adventure and receive a 75% refund (minus payment processing fees).
  • Cancel within 30 days of the adventure with no refund.
  • Alternate dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.

Refund excludes processing fees. Alternate dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.

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Starting point:

Llanberis, Caernarfon LL55, UK

Adventure leader

Large Outdoors

Large Outdoors