Betws Y Coed and its surrounding villages have long been know as the gateway to Snowdonia, offering you a great base from which to explore the wonders that this National Park has to offer.
Surrounded by mountains to hike or climb and some of the best biking trails in the UK, Betws also provides access to many great kayaking routes and a wealth of adventure activities including the longest Zip Line in Europe and one of the best underground adventures you can find in the country: there is something for everyone in this beautiful area.
However you do not need to look any further than Betws itself to see some of the highlights of Snowdonia has to offer. You can easily while away the hours exploring what we have to offer on our doorstep.
The village is home to a wide variety of accommodation, fabulous restaurants promoting the wealth of local produce we have in the area, unique shops and galleries and great outdoor stores. There are three beautiful churches in the village, the railway and museum, an antiques fair every Thursday and a Male Voice Choirs at St Mary's in the centre of the village every Sunday through the summer for you to enjoy.
You do not need to be a great hiker to enjoy the walks that Betws Y Coed has to offer: you can enjoy the river walk up to the minors bridge, a walk down to the beautiful gorge of Fairy Glen, and for the little more adventurous; hike up to Llyn Elsi for spectacular views across Snowdonia.
For those of you who want to go a little further afield the villages that surround Betws provide even more for you to explore: the Market Town of Llanrwst, Trefriw and its amazing Woollen Mill, Dolwyddelan and one of many enchanting castles that Snowdonia has to offer to name just a few.
Woods Coaches make a visit to Betws-y-coed on the “Natural Beauty of North Wales” tour travelling from Monday 1st to Friday 5th August 2016. Please click here for more information or to make a booking.