Llanberis

Llanberis (/lænˈbɛrɪs/; Welsh: [ɬanˈbɛrɪs] (listen)) is a village, community and electoral ward in Gwynedd, northwest Wales, on the southern bank of the lake Llyn Padarn and at the foot of Snowdon,[2] the highest mountain in Wales. It is a centre for outdoor activities in Snowdonia, including walking, mountaineering, climbing, mountain biking and pony trekking, as well as water sports such as scuba diving. The community includes Nant Peris.

Llanberis

Llanberis seen from the bottom of Llanberis Path at the base of Snowdon
Llanberis
Location within Gwynedd
Population2,026 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceSH572602
Community
  • Llanberis
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCAERNARFON
Postcode districtLL55
Dialling code01286
PoliceNorth Wales
FireNorth Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
UK Parliament
Senedd Cymru – Welsh Parliament
List of places
UK
Wales
Gwynedd
53.119°N 4.131°W / 53.119; -4.131

Llanberis takes its name from Saint Peris, an early Welsh saint.[3] It is twinned with the Italian town of Morbegno in Lombardy.


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