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

    Also at this Venue

    Events at this Venue

    date event
    Sat 12 - Sun 20 Sep World Mountain Running Championships
    Sat 24 - Sun 25 Oct Snowdonia Walking Festival
    Sat 7 Nov Betws y Coed Trail Challenge
    Sun 29 May Snowdonia Half Marathon


    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

    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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