Things to do in Betws-y-Coed

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Things to Do in Betws-y-Coed

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  • laurafirehead
    wales4 contributions
    Just got back from Plummet 2 and SkyRide. I was dreading the thought of Plummet 2 but what a fun experience. Tom and Toby were an asset to the place -helpful and made the experience even better. Would love to go again
    Written 27 May 2022
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  • RIchard035
    Northwood, UK1,040 contributions
    Swallow Falls are located a little outside Betws-y-Coed. You can park in a layby by the side of the road. You have to pay a small charge and go through a turnstile to access the falls. From there it is a short walk down to the falls. There is a viewing are where you can see the falls and take your photos. Very scenic.
    Written 14 May 2022
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  • Shirley G
    London, UK5 contributions
    just down the road from the B&B, nice place to go for a walk. well worth a visit, cost in £1 to get in and a £1 if you need to park a car
    Written 19 April 2022
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  • Jam
    Kingston-upon-Hull, UK184 contributions
    Stopped here in the village for about 2 hours on coach trip from Yorkshire on Wed 17th Feb 2022, across the bridge is a shop and museum selling mainly trains like Hornby and train related books and Airfix kits. There is a museum through the back costing £1.50 senior and £2.00 adults. It contains several railway layouts mainly of North Wales and Liverpool which opens out to a wider area with more layouts and train related signs and memorabilia.
    Outside there are mini train rides in the warmer months but not open in February. There is a cafe inside a train carriage we had a nice bacon sandwich and drink.
    Written 17 February 2022
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  • -medvem-
    manchester223 contributions
    Private path from behind cafe down to see river. Small entrance fee. Path down not surfaced etc, muddy and not suitable for prams etc. Wouldnt go specially,only a short walk, but worth doing if you are there anyway.
    Written 9 February 2022
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  • cablecar6
    27 contributions
    We had a nice walk, starting in betws-y-coed and ending at a waterfall viewing point. We also followed an animal trail that we found online. Our kids loved spotting the otter, frog, butterfly etc on the trail in the woodland! Highly recommended area for a lovely walk.
    Written 22 April 2022
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  • Jam
    Kingston-upon-Hull, UK184 contributions
    Stopped her for about 2 hours on a coach trip the railway station is small and historic, modern trains pass through the station across the bridge is a cafe in an old railway carriage had tea and bacon sandwich here and a museum and shop (see other entry) selling train memorabilia but a surprise was the free arts exhibition down stairs at the railway station with brightly coloured creations about recycling like a gorilla 🦍 on the platform and a turtle in the exhibition room downstairs made out of recycled bottles and plastics (see photo)
    Written 22 February 2022
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  • James C
    Northampton, UK425 contributions
    We were staying at Glanrhyd Cottage, Betws Y Coed, so this was a great indeed uk short walk to the heart of the town. There is also a river walk the leading to and from the bridge. Great fun wobbling on the bridge and great views of the river. Definitely worth a look and see
    Written 27 September 2021
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  • F033 💕
    United Kingdom44 contributions
    Such a beautiful little spot! 😍 Perfect for taking some lovely shots and spending time under the bridge, listening to such forceful water! There were a lot people behaving, what I would consider dangerous as people don't realise how strong water can truly be. I would recommend that you take severe care around the area, it was giving me anxiety! Nevertheless, what a lovely spot, definitely recommend! ☺️
    Written 17 May 2022
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  • Damian N
    2 contributions
    A beautiful walk for anyone who can manage it. The initial slope is tough if you aren’t fit and used to hiking, but can be managed if you take your time. The walk around the lake has some ups and downs too, so be careful. But having said all that, the natural beauty of the whole walk is well worth the effort. There are resting places and benches at various points also. If you take your time, you can manage a loop around the lake and back down the steep path in less than three hours. Well worth it.
    Written 25 October 2021
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  • Mike H
    Crossville, TN254 contributions
    This is a good place to visit when next in betws y coed it is in such good condition considering how old it is here is plenty of history to learn with information all around the church on easy to read notice boards in both Welsh and English language. There are massive Yew trees in the old cemetery originally planted to stop livestock from grazing in there and they look very old. Great way to spend and hour looking at the history well worth a visit there is also some medieval stain glass there to see.
    Written 15 April 2022
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  • Mike H
    Crossville, TN254 contributions
    This is a lovely church for a visit it has some fantastic stained glass windows in detail is high quality and well worth a look. Give it a visit next time in betws y coed.
    Written 15 April 2022
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  • Grum
    12 contributions
    Easy to find - nice old-fashioned signposts point the way from various parts of the village.
    Set in a charming old stable block along a leafy lane opposite the Royal Oak Hotel.
    Large amount of information available about the area, it's history, local attractions etc., some of it free too !
    The staff are friendly and knowledgeable.
    Written 6 September 2019
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  • Rummers1
    Geneva, Switzerland181 contributions
    Great little row of shops and cafés in the perfect setting, try the Alpine Cafe and its superb menu, or the pizza restaurant, and mooch in the shops after, great small gauge railway out the back and lots of parking nearby.
    Written 6 March 2020
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  • steven greatwood
    Leicestershire, UK30 contributions
    No doubt it's a good bridge being the seventh cast iron one but, it says that it was built in 1815 by Thomas Telford. The design looks later, as it was widened in 1923 with the original structue moved to the outside. If you know this it all makes sense.
    Written 29 May 2019
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