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Betws-y-coed The United Kingdom, Gwynedd

Top reasons to visit:

  • Walking (311)
  • Scenery (133)
  • Hiking (126)
  • Relaxation (111)
  • Trail Walking (80)
  • Mountain Walks (62)
  • Country Walks (50)
  • Countryside (42)
  • Mountain Biking (39)
  • Sightseeing (39)

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

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

Anonymous, Unknown location

6 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

16 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, The United Kingdom

22 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

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

Mani
Mani, The United Kingdom

1 day ago Report

Take waterproof jackets and shoes. And bundle up if going in winter.

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

Linda
Linda, The United Kingdom

28 days ago Report

Conquering Snowden on a windy/rainy day, what an achievement !!
  • Scenery 133 endorsements

What effect did the scenery in Betws-y-coed have on you?

Carmel
Carmel, The United Kingdom

24 days ago Report

Enjoying photography the scenery whatever the time of year rain or shine the area is beautiful. Pubs are friendly and food is good, and shopping is great.
  • Nature 34 endorsements

Describe the nature in Betws-y-coed.

Cathy
Cathy, United States of America

16 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 111 endorsements

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

malcolm
malcolm, The United Kingdom

17 days ago Report

sitting outside with pint of larger.
  • Mountains 30 endorsements

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

Cathy
Cathy, United States of America

16 days ago Report

Just look around. Snowdon is close, as is other scenic views and mountains.
  • Photography 9 endorsements

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

Anne
Anne, The United Kingdom

23 days ago Report

Ogwen and Gwynant valleys and Swallow Falls
  • Mountain Biking 39 endorsements

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

Michael
Michael, The United Kingdom

25 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, The United Kingdom

28 days ago Report

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

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