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Gwydyr Forest

Gwydyr Forest

Country Park


Betws-y-Coed Tourist Information Centre

01690 710426


Betws Y Coed,
LL24 0AN

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 24 - Sun 25 Oct Snowdonia Walking Festival
Sat 7 Nov Betws y Coed Trail Challenge
Sun 29 May Snowdonia Half Marathon


Gwydyr Forest is located in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park. It is host to a mixture of diverse habitats and species and is a key site to watch wildlife as there is so much to see and do. There are upland lakes, major rivers, upland oak woodlands, large conifers and open spaces, all of which provide a varied habitat for all sorts of birds, mammals and plants.

The park can be explored on foot by using the paths, tracks and forest roads - several waymarked walks available.

Open all the time



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Map reference: SH 795562  Lat: 53.08938 Long: -3.80073

Betws-y-Coed is situated on the main crossing point for the A5/A470 roads. It is 17 miles south of Junction 19 of the A55 expressway.

The Conwy Valley line passes through the town, and provides services to Blaenau Ffestiniog and the Cambrian Coast line (Via Ffestiniog railway). To the north, it connects to the main North Wales coast line via Llandudno Junction.

Parking: free

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Betws-y-Coed station

Disclaimer: Information included is correct at time of inputting. North Wales Tourism accepts no responsibility for any changes, postponement, cancellation or any other reason affecting the events listed.

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