Snowdonia


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Snowdonia

1. a massif in NW Wales, in Gwynedd, the highest peak being Snowdon
2. a national park in NW Wales, in Gwynedd and Conwy: includes the Snowdonia massif in the north. Area: 2189 sq. km (845 sq. miles)
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Catherine from Snowdonia Nurseries explained that the money had been collected from visitors to Santa and the new star of the show Nigel the giant polar bear "Every year we organise our Winter Wonderland in aid of Ty Gobaith and are overwhelmed by the generosity of our customers," added her sister, Hannah.
But with many of the shows due to be aired at the beginning of next year and with visitor numbers already on the up, Snowdonia National Park Authority (SNPA) has said there is a need to manage the impacts and benefits of the increasing tourists following growing media coverage.
The status awarded to Snowdonia is given by the International Dark Sky Institute to places that have proven the quality of their night air is outstanding and real efforts are being made to reduce light pollution.
Surf Snowdonia is sited on the corner of the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales, a tourist destination popular for its vast range of outdoor activities and beautiful scenery.
Built on the site of a former aluminium factory on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park and the River Conwy, Surf Snowdonia generates the world's longest man-made surfing wave - up to 2m high - every minute.
Helped by members of the family, including parents, brother and nieces, Richard has created a beautiful garden centre which is a destination for keen gardeners who come from far and wide for the Snowdonia Nurseries 'experience'.
Many of the runners in the 2,200-strong field wore pink in a tribute to missing Machynlleth toddler April Jones, and to mark the 30th anniversary of the event there were 10 National Trust entrants all raising money for the Snowdonia Appeal to fund vital conservation work.
The personal injury lS awyer with New Law Solicitors in Cardiff said: "I'm a keen runner but this is my first marathon and I wanted to push myself a little further and that's why I've chosen Snowdonia.
Mr Peter Broomhead, the charity's director for Wales, said: "The trust is very concerned about the future of this important land and we would be anxious to play a part in its conservation in partnership with the Snowdonia National Park Authority and the Countryside Council for Wales.
Snowdonia is the place for outdoor sports whatever the season - including walking, mountaineering, cycling, water skiing, sailing, pony trekking, golf and fishing.