Snowdonia National Park - A Sense of Place


Majestic mountains, endless forests, picturesque valleys, clear streams and lakes - what most of the people imagine when it comes to the Snowdonia National Park. But this unique by nature part of North Wales can surprise you with a number of other interesting offers.

Do you like the history? All around you will see signs of the unique local culture, admire historical monuments and sites. Surely the first element of the local culture, which will come into contact is Welsh language - this is the mother tongue for the majority of the local population, so that you are sure to enjoy its colour.
Looking more seriously, you will find historical monuments from the Stone Age to the present day, including the foundations of Roman forts and roads. Interesting and more modern historical sites аре churches, industrial sites, quarries and others. In recent centuries, the area has been developed in view of the available natural resources, so unless historically to it can be shown and geological interest.

Bwwm Eryri is a cultural and historical company founded in August 2005 by the National Park Snowdonia, and covers the Eryri and District National Eisteddfod.
The main goal of the organization is to care for the preservation of the rich cultural heritage that exists within the park and surrounding areas, and to promote knowledge and its transmission across generations. To achieve this goal it is necessary to create joint initiatives with public and private sector to promote volunteerism and especially - actively collect, record, codify and store artifacts and information about the local culture, they can be available for future generations.

Cultural heritage tourism allows during the journey tourist to touch artifacts to feel the spirit of the age and the specific atmosphere of the place visited. Through this type of tourism the most authentically present the history and lifestyle of the people of a particular destination, refracted through the prism of the future and present.
In tourism cultural heritage successfully interact with cultural, historical and natural resources to transform a region into an attractive destination for tourists interested.
Cultural tourism is a tool for economic development that achieves economic growth by attracting outside the host community visitors who are motivated wholly or in part by interest in the historic, artistic and scientific heritage and lifestyle of a particular community, region, group or institution.