Forgotten Snowdonia

Slating the World – World Heritage Bid for North Wales Slate Quarries

In 2013 I wrote about an area which I had called  “Forgotten Snowdonia” in the middle of the Snowdonia National Park around the town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, a North Wales Slate Quarries centre.  This was deliberately excluded from the Park when it was set up almost 70 years ago to allow the development of the new light industry to replace…