Best of Betws Y Coed, Snowdonia


Betws Y Coed is the gateway to Snowdonia and is the heart of adventure activites in North Wales. Its also where we are based.

Some of our adventure activities are based in and around Betws Y Coed but if you need any more information on what else you can do see below...



Betws Y Coed has lots to offer in terms of adventure- Being only 15 minutes drive from the bottom of Snowdon, the marin & penmachno bike trails are within 15 minutes, 2 of our gorges are within 15 minutes, some of our climbing & abseiling sessions take place in under 10 minutes drive and then you have all the nice cafe's, bars, hotels and great restaurants in the village itself.


In Betws Y Coed itself we recommend-

  • The Ty Gwyn hotel for food and accommodation
  • The Alpine coffee shop for lunch and dog owners
  • The Stables bar for drinks and atmosphere
  • The Waterloo hotel for accommodation, food and leisure facilities
  • The Craig Y Dderwen hotel for food and drinks
  • The many Walking trails around Bewts Y Coed
  • The little train ride for small children
  • The many trails in the Gwydir forest for biking
  • The garden centre cafe for dog owners



Betws Y Coed Adventure Activities - Surrounding area

  • Zip world
  • Adventure Parc Snowdonia
  • Go below
  • Plas Y Brenin outdoor centre
  • Swallow falls
  • Conwy falls
  • Gwydir bike trail
  • Penmachno bike trail
  • Llyn geirionydd (Lake) for water sports
  • Llyn Elsi for walks and bike rides
  • Llechwedd Slate caverns Blaenau Ffestiniog


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