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Meet our Snowdonia Experts

Lynda Morris

Snowdonia Regional Manager

Born and raised in Norfolk, Lynda upped sticks with her husband and two daughters to beautiful North Wales several years ago, and has never looked back! Living in the National Park and running holiday cottages of her own, she loves being able to help other cottage owners with first-hand advice on how to get the most out of letting their properties in this beautiful location. On her days off, she loves being outside, exploring Snowdonia on foot and enjoying the breath-taking views.

Steve Beech

Beics Brenin and Wheelism Coaching

Steve developed a taste for mountain biking in the early days of the sport and has raced, toured and tinkered ever since. A qualified MTB coach, leader and mechanic, he loves to share his love of the sport with others. With an unrivalled knowledge of Snowdonia’s famous cycle-ways, he has worked with Welsh cycling clubs, local clubs, and schools across North Wales, and now manages the bike shop at the UK’s oldest trail centre.

Visit the Beics Brenin website

Gwenan Mai Hughes

The Goat Inn

Gwenan has lived in Snowdonia all of her life, growing up in the foothills of the mountains. Having worked in the popular Goat Inn from the age of 14, she is now the Restaurant Manager, and always on hand with local insight for visitors to the region. Even now, Gwenan loves to go out exploring Snowdonia’s coast and peaks, and still finds new and delightful spots to enjoy in her spare time.

Visit the Goat Inn website

Geraint Thomas

Professional Photographer

Geraint left behind a career in television production to set up ‘Panorama’, a gallerybased photography business specialising in landscape, commercial and wedding photography. In love with the stunning scenery in Snowdonia and North West Wales, the area’s natural beauty is evident in Geraint’s book, ‘The Lakes of Snowdonia’. A fan of a day out in the hills, Geraint is also well versed in the best local places to eat and drink.

Visit Geraint’s website

Andrew Thomas

Ffestiniog and Welsh Highlands Railways

Before joining the staff of the famous Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways, Andrew worked as a volunteer tracklayer during the rebuilding of the line between Caernarfon and Porthmadog. He has a fantastic knowledge of the region’s popular narrow gauge tracks, as well as the surrounding scenery. Having lived on a narrow boat for 10 years, he is also clued up on the region’s best waterways!

Visit the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways website

Jamie Williams

North Wales Active

Jamie has spent a lifetime experiencing the highlights of Snowdonia, having grown up in North Wales. A keen climber from a young age, he now makes a living as the Managing Director of North Wales Active, sharing the best of the region’s adventure spots with visitors keen on exploration of the great outdoors. Jamie is always looking for new places to visit, and has a great knowledge of local restaurants and bars.

Visit the North Wales Active Website

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