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Snowdonia VIP

Wales / Cymru

Snowdonia National Park was designated in 1951 and is the largest National Park in Wales. Snowdonia comprises of a varied landscape which includes mountain scenery, glacial valleys, extensive moorlands, and two coastal estuaries.

The VIP project in the Snowdonia National Park would replace a 3km section of overhead line crossing the Dwyryd Estuary near Porthmadog with an underground connection, permanently removing 10 pylons from the landscape.