• Snowdonia on a budget: a five-star hostel in the heart of the national park

    4 days ago - By The Guardian

    In the third of our series, an upgraded former YHA hostel is the perfect base for cycling, swimming and scrambling in Sir Edmund Hillary's footsteps
    • South Downs | Yorkshire Dales
    “You get one of the best views of Snowdonia from Capel Curig ,” Christian told me as he welcomed me to The Rocks. Of course, this is something you might expect to hear from the co-owner of a Capel Curig hostel. However, even an old Snowdonia hand like me had to admit that the view from the hostel of the Snowdon horseshoe, the ridges on the mountain's eastern side, is indeed pretty spectacular.
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