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Gwydyr Forest

Gwydyr Forest


    Country Park


    Betws-y-Coed Tourist Information Centre

    01690 710426


    Betws Y Coed,
    LL24 0AN

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    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.

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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

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