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Betws y Coed, Snowdonia

Local Attractions in Betws y Coed, Snowdonia

So why come to Betws-y-Coed?

Well apart from being in the middle of the Snowdonia National Park, local attractions in Betws y Coed also include the great mountain Snowdon (3,560 feet) itself (we’re only a stone’s throw away); beautiful natural cascading waterfalls, winding and rushing rivers and an abundance of wildlife….the village is surrounded by the majestic Gwydir Forest and as a result has many walks and cycle rides for the able to the ambitious on its doorstep.

Betws-y-Coed is also very centrally placed to journey to most of the ‘must see’ areas and attractions of North Wales. We can help you plan an itinerary and we have leaflets and information available to hand for the avid adventurers!

If you fancy being more ambitious than your experience allows for, then why not get some professional help, – climbing, mountain trekking, scrambling take a look at www.serenventures.com.

New to Betws-y-Coed is Tree Top Adventures situated just down the road from Aberconwy House www.ttadventure.co.uk.

In less than 10 minutes you can walk across a public footpath and a 1930’s suspension bridge and be in the centre of the village of Betws-y-Coed.

We have free parking for up to 10 vehicles so park and walk is an ideal option!

We also like the fact that we have many excellent restaurants to dine in and they are all only a short walk away.

We highly recommend the below restaurants and advise you to book, quoting our recommendation of course:

The Bistro Betws-y-Coed: 01690 710328

The Ty Gwyn: 01690 710383



  • 15 miles/25 km from Snowdon (30mins)
  • 14 miles/23 km from BlanauFFestiniog (23mins)
  • 19 miles/31 km from Llandudno (38mins)
  • 60 miles/96 km from Chester (1hr 20mins)
  • Swallow Falls 10 minutes drive
  • Beaumaris Castle, Penryn Castle, Conwy Castle
  • Harlech Castle, Caernarfon Castle
  • Beaches
  • Trains
  • Mountains

Think you like the look of local attractions in Snowdonia? Contact Aberconwy House today for room availability.