Hillwalking – Snowdonia – 27 to 29 Sept 2024

Between: 27th September 2024 - 29th September 2024 Location: Yr Hafod Scout Centre, Snowdonia Sections: Scouts, Explorer Scouts, Scout Network, Adult Volunteer

Indoor accommodation been booked at Yr Hafod Scout Activity Centre in Snowdonia for the weekend of 27-29 September 2024.

Yr Hafod: A Hillwalker’s Paradise

Nestled within the heart of Snowdonia, the Ogwen Valley is a breathtaking destination for hillwalkers and outdoor enthusiasts. Its dramatic, rugged landscapes, pristine lakes, and awe-inspiring mountain ranges make it a true haven for those seeking adventure. Join us on a journey to explore the magnificent hillwalking trails around the Ogwen Valley. Whether you’re a seasoned hillwalker or a novice looking for an unforgettable experience, this trip offers trails suitable for all levels. Our experienced walk leaders will lead you on journeys that cater to your preferences, ensuring a memorable and educational experience.

This trip is open to all Scouts, Explorers, Scout Network and adult members of Cambridgeshire Scouts, with any level of experience in the hills, to enjoy a weekend of hillwalking under the guidance of experienced hillwalking permit holders. Please note that Scouts under 12-1/2 years old must be accompanied by one of their Leaders or a parent with Scout DBS.

Yr Hafod is also the perfect venue for training and assessment for all levels of hillwalking permit, and so we can offer training and/or assessment over the weekend. Just let us know when you fill in the application form.


  • Friday evening – minibus pickup point and time will be notified nearer to the trip; Self-drive attendees – arrive as early as you can. Allocate walking groups for the weekend.
  • Saturday – full day in the hills. Training and assessment (if requested) will cover as much navigation, leadership, and general practical subject matter as is possible.
  • Saturday evening – choose routes for Sunday, then chill out.
  • Sunday morning to mid-afternoon – easier hill day/climbing.
  • Sunday afternoon – clean accommodation ready for handover & return to Cambridgeshire.


£60 for all participants. This covers accommodation and all meals From Saturday breakfast to Sunday lunch.

Limited transport will be arranged for Youth members and non-drivers (at extra cost to cover fuel and minibus hire).

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

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