New visitor centre planned for Snowdonia

Plans for a new visitor facility on the site of the Ogwen Warden Centre - between Bethesda and Capel Curig, North Wales - have been unveiled.

Anglesey-based architects Dewis have drawn up designs for the new centre, which will sit at the "gateway" to Cwm Idwal in the northern part of Snowdonia National Park. The project is being fronted by the Cwm Idwal Partnership - including Snowdonia National Park Authority (SNPA), the National Trust and the Countryside Council for Wales (CCW).

Facilities at the visitor centre will include office space for site managers and enterprises; an interpretation area; a refreshments outlet; and parking for cars and bikes. SNPA director of land management Emyr Williams said: "The old facilities here are not fit for purpose and don't meet the expectations of today's visitor.

"Through this initiative, our intention is to transform the Centre and create an attractive gateway to Snowdonia which will, in turn, improve people's understanding and enjoyment of Cwm Idwal."

Plans for a new visitor facility on the site of the Ogwen Warden Centre - between Bethesda and Capel Curig, North Wales - have been unveiled. Anglesey-based architects Dewis have drawn up designs for the new centre, which will sit at the "gateway" to Cwm Idwal in the northern part of Snowdonia National Park. The project is being fronted by the Cwm Idwal Partnership - including Snowdonia National Park Authority
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Dewis are behind the design of the proposed Cwm Idwal attraction
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