Parking at Pen-y-Pass for those wanting to climb Snowdon along the Pyg Track, Miner’s Track or scramble over Crib Goch is often difficult. It’s only a small car park and on many weekends and every day throughout the summer it fills up very early in the morning.

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To help combat these parking issues at Pen-y-Pass, Snowdonia National Park Authority has built a much larger car park just up the road in the small village of Nant Peris near to LL55 4UF or ///websites.affirming.subtitle where a frequent park and ride (‘parcio a teithio’ in Welsh) service will take you up to Pen-y-Pass. Parking costs £5 for the day and payment is accepted by cash or card using chip and pin or contactless. The Shuttle bus is part of the Snowdon Sherpa service. Tickets are bought on the bus and contactless payment is accepted. Tickets cost just £2 for an adult single or £3 for an adult return (£1 for a child single and £1.50 for a child return) with a Snowdon Sherpa ‘hop on hop off’ day ticket costing £5 for adults and £2.50 for children. Dogs are welcome on all Snowdon Sherpa services.


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