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Betws-y-coed United Kingdom, Gwynedd

Top reasons to visit:

  • Walking (290)
  • Scenery (119)
  • Hiking (118)
  • Relaxation (106)
  • Trail Walking (76)
  • Mountain Walks (57)
  • Country Walks (45)
  • Countryside (40)
  • Mountain Biking (36)
  • Sightseeing (36)

Betws-y-coed was highly rated for hiking by 6 guests from the United States!

Why do people say Betws-y-coed can be seen best by foot?

Anonymous, Unknown location

30 days ago Report

Not a large town but on foot it is idea for the walker or backpacker with fantastic shopping for the nature loving rambler and excellent country views.

How do you get the most out of a country walk in Betws-y-coed?

Cathy
Cathy, United States of America

10 days ago Report

Country walks are easy. There are many trails around Betws-y-Coed, as well as most villages in Snowdonia. You can take a bus to another village to check out a walk, or try a different destination every day from Betws-y-Coed. Take water, take a walking stick if the trail looks like an elevation gain, take rain gear - it nearly always rains sometime during the day, and enjoy.

What's your best advice for mountain walks in Betws-y-coed?

David
David, United Kingdom

15 days ago Report

Use the Sherpa buses to get to Pen Y Pass for Snowdon/Glyder walks.
Walk along river Llugwy towards Capel Curig and/or into Gwydr forest for less strenuous walks

Tell us a bit more about an adventure you experienced...

Linda
Linda, United Kingdom

21 days ago Report

Conquering Snowden on a windy/rainy day, what an achievement !!
  • Hiking 118 endorsements

What's your best piece of advice for a first-time hiker in Betws-y-coed?

Zoe
Zoe, United Kingdom

17 days ago Report

Prepare for variants in the weather.
  • Nature 28 endorsements

Describe the nature in Betws-y-coed.

Cathy
Cathy, United States of America

10 days ago Report

GREEN. Everything is Green, all shades of green. Flowering. Lots of walks to the nearby waterfalls, to the Fairy Glen. Easy reach to climb Snowdon.
  • Relaxation 106 endorsements

Tell us about your most relaxing moments in Betws-y-coed.

malcolm
malcolm, United Kingdom

11 days ago Report

sitting outside with pint of larger.
  • Mountains 26 endorsements

What's your best advice for enjoying the mountains in Betws-y-coed?

Cathy
Cathy, United States of America

10 days ago Report

Just look around. Snowdon is close, as is other scenic views and mountains.
  • Photography 7 endorsements

Which spot is best for taking photos in Betws-y-coed?

Anne
Anne, United Kingdom

16 days ago Report

Ogwen and Gwynant valleys and Swallow Falls
  • Mountain Biking 36 endorsements

What's your advice for a first-time mountain biker in Betws-y-coed?

Michael
Michael, United Kingdom

18 days ago Report

Hire a bike and do the Marin trail
  • Ancient Landmarks 1 endorsement

Describe the best ancient landmarks to visit in Betws-y-coed.

Edward
Edward, United Kingdom

21 days ago Report

Local castles, churches and gardens, as well as central location for walking, climbing, and water sports.

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