image for Viewpoint/Beauty Spot item typeCapel Curig at Betws y Coed

Gwydyr Forest

Gwydyr Forest

Viewpoint/Beauty Spot


Betws-y-Coed Tourist Information Centre

01690 710426


Betws Y Coed,
LL24 0AN

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Events at this Venue

date event
Sun 29 May Snowdonia Half Marathon
Sat 12 Nov Betws y Coed Trail Challenge


At the very heart of the National Park, this rugged mountain village is the mecca for climbing and walking in Snowdonia. Ringed by the Glyders, Moel Siabod and the foothills of the Carneddau range, Capel Curig is the home of Plas-y-Brenin - the national centre for mountain activities. Also at Capel Curig is Ty Hyll (The Ugly House), so named because of the huge uneven boulders in its walls. It is now the home of the Snowdonia Society.

There is a wide range of accommodation, cafes and restaurants in the area.

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

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