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Llanberis, United Kingdom

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Hikers exploring Snowdon's northern flank mostly base themselves at LLANBERIS, a former slate-mining town on the shores of Llyn Padarn and near the picturesque ruins of the thirteenth-century Dolbadarn Castle (unresricted access). The former slate quarries which carved away the hills to the north of town are the setting for the Welsh Slate Museum (Easter–Oct daily 10am–5pm; Nov–Easter daily except Sat 10am–4pm; free) where former quarry workers demonstrate their skills at turning an inch-thick slab into six, or even eight, perfectly smooth slivers. This is the …
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Royal Victoria Hotel

At the foot of Llanberis Pass, under the shadow of Snowdon; between Lakes Padarn and Peris; landscaped garden surrounded by woods.