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Press and Media Enquiries

All press and media enquiries concerning the Snowdonia National Park or the work of the Authority should be directed to the Communications Team:

Gwen Aeron Edwards – Communications Officer for Planning and Land Management


Tel: 01766 770 274 or 07887452467 (office hours, Monday to Friday)

Responsible for the following service areas...

e.g. Planning and Access Committee, planning applications, planning compliance and enforcement matters etc.

e.g. planning policies, supplementary planning guides, affordable housing initiatives, Local Development Plan etc.

e.g. moorland restoration, tree planting, tree nursery, conservation schemes, wildlife, biodiversity, ecology, invasive species, agri-environment work etc.

e.g. archaeology, place names, industrial heritage, Harlech and Ardudwy Heritage Project, arts projects etc.

e.g. listed buildings, historic structures, Dolgellau Townscape Heritage Initiative etc.

e.g. visitor management (on the ground), general footpath maintenance (signage and furniture), voluntary Wardens, Llyn Tegid, promoted walks, mountain safety messaging etc.

e.g. Development, construction and maintenance of footpaths, disabled access improvement works, multi-use access schemes etc.

e.g. youth engagement work undertaken by the Youth Officer.

Ioan Gwilym – Communications Officer for Corporate Services


Tel: 01766 770 274 or 07900267506 (office hours, Monday to Friday)

Responsible for the following service areas...

e.g. administration, finance service, information technology, mapping and GPS, customer care, Welsh language policies etc

e.g. car parks management, filming permissions, management and maintenance of National Park Authority owned properties e.g. toilets and recreational sites, Hafod Eryri etc.

e.g. Recruitment, working conditions, staff training, careers, work experience etc.

e.g. Visitor management (strategic), partnership working, volunteering, health and wellbeing, Information Centres, sustainable tourism, Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) Partnership, Dark Skies, grants etc

e.g. Local Access Forums, visitor monitoring, organised events, wild camping, long distance trails, countryside code etc

e.g Authority administration, meetings and committees, members etc

Accommodation, facilities, gardens, events.

Visitor management, events, volunteers, site maintenance and development, school visits.

Urgent press enquiries on weekends and Public Holidays

In the event of an emergency or urgent matter requiring a response on a weekend or Public Holiday please call 07900267507 during office hours.

If your enquiry concerns one of the following, please contact the relevant organisation or establishment...

Contact Gwynedd Council, Conwy County Borough Council or North Wales Police.

In the event of an urgent matter concerning irresponsible car parking at popular tourist spots such as Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon), please contact the number above also.

Contact Natural Resources Wales, North Wales Police or the Fire and Rescue Service.

In the event of an incident at any SNPA owned or managed sites or land, please contact the number above.

Contact North Wales Police or the local Mountain Rescue or Coastguard/RNLI team
Responding to your enquiry
We will endeavour to respond to your enquiry as promptly as possible, but please note that it can take up to 72 hours to prepare and authorise an official statement, depending on the nature of the enquiry. Our Communications Officers will advise you on the anticipated timeframe for a full response to your enquiry.
Social Media
We respectfully ask you not to use our social media posts as formal quotations. If you’re interested in writing an article on a subject featured on our social media pages please get in touch, we would be happy to discuss with you and provide an official statement. Please submit any requests to use photographs, videos or graphics posted on our Social Media platforms using the link below. Please do not use any material until approval has been received. We have a small selection of pre-authorised photographs available for press and media use. Please visit our Image Library.
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Filming Permissions
Filming permission should be obtained before filming on land owned by the Snowdonia National Park Authority. Click below for more information...
Filming Permissions
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