Betws-y-Coed

Betws-y-Coed is North Wales' most popular inland resort. It is where the River Conwy meets its three tributaries flowing from the west, the Llugwy, the Lledr and the Machno. Much of it was built in Victorian times and it is the principal village of the Snowdonia National Park.

Waterfall in wales during our walk Set in the heart of Snowdonia National park, the Craig-y-Dderwen Hotel is situated in a dramatic alpine setting in 16 acres of secluded grounds on the banks of the River Conway.  Originally built in 1890, the hotel has been restored. We stayed at the Craig-y-Dderwen in Betws-y-Coed.

Set in a beautiful valley in the Snowdonia Forest Park, it is ideal for outdoor activity holidays. Numerous Craft and outdoor activity shops are in the village with the popular Swallow Falls nearby.

It’s has a wonderful setting surrounded by dense woodland and magnificent mountain country is only part of the answer. The beauty of the area is enhanced by cascading waterfalls, hill-top lakes, river pools and ancient bridges. Ever since the Victorian artists flocked to the area and formed the first artist colony it has been a mecca for those that appreciate its unique natural beauty.

Take a look around this charming town


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"Betws-y-Coed Wales" - Google News
Meet the Dutch couple who loved their North Wales honeymoon B&B so much that they bought it - Daily Post
Meet the Dutch couple who loved their North Wales honeymoon B&B so much that they bought it  Daily Post

Jaap and Ghislaine Buis visited the guesthouse in Betws y Coed 18 times in seven years after discovering it in 1991.

Large 'boulders' which halted train services turned out to be a bag of bolts - Daily Post
Large 'boulders' which halted train services turned out to be a bag of bolts  Daily Post

Services were stopped on the Conwy Valley line after reports of a rock fall.

Stretch of Snowdonia railway line shut after boulders fall on tracks - Daily Post
Stretch of Snowdonia railway line shut after boulders fall on tracks  Daily Post

Specialist engineers are being called out to assess the damage on the Conwy Valley line.

Bardsey Island 'needs permanent residents to survive' - BBC News
Bardsey Island 'needs permanent residents to survive'  BBC News

A family who beat hundreds of hopefuls to be the only permanent residents on a Welsh island have said it needs a full-time community in order to thrive.

The luxury horse box, old Land Rover and other amazing Airbnb options in North Wales - Daily Post
The luxury horse box, old Land Rover and other amazing Airbnb options in North Wales  Daily Post

Take a look at some of the most special accommodation in the region.

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