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Local Attractions

Betws-y-Coed is a perfect base from which to explore the magnificent Snowdonia National Park, which is packed with history, culture, fantastic attractions and a huge range of outdoor activities.

From lakes and mountains to narrow gauge railways and other historic reminders of its colourful past, the village is surrounded by hills carpeted by attractive woodlands.

Whether you’re interested in history, nature, heritage, walking, cycling or other outdoor activities, the surrounding area has so much to offer, not forgetting many lovely country pubs and breathtaking walks.

The region is rich in castles, with the best known being Conwy and Caernarfon, but there are many more worth exploring. And for the adrenalin junkies amongst you,

Betws-y-coed

Betws-y-coed is one of the main villages in Snowdonia National Park, and provides an ideal base for exploring the 800 square miles of parkland.

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Bodnant Gardens

One of the most attractive gardens in the UK, Bodnant Gardens are situated within 80 acres on the valley overlooking Snowdonia.

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Bodnant Gardens

Caernarfon Castle

Built by King Edward I in the late 13th Century, Caernarfon Castle was designed to be the most striking castle in Wales.

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Caernarfon Castle

Llechwedd Slate Caverns

Llechwedd Slate Caverns of Blaenau Ffestiniog is part of a living, working slate mine that offers two unique underground tours that take you deep underground to explore the world of the Victorian slate miner. The temperature underground is an ambient 54F making the caverns ideal for a family day out - come rain or shine. There are plenty of facilities to enjoy – including a shop, cafe, slate workshop plus the Victorian Village with its traditional tavern and old fashioned sweet shop.

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Snowdon Mountain Railway

Since 1896, visitors from around the world have travelled on Snowdon Mountain Railway appreciating the truly spectacular views of the glorious, ancient landscape. Trains travel to the Summit, which at 3,560ft (1085m), is the highest mountain in England and Wales.  Here you can enjoy cakes or hot savouries and a drink while overlooking the valleys below from the panoramic windows. This unique railway is one of the most popular visitor attractions in North Wales. 

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Snowdon Mountain Railway

Snowdonia National Park

Snowdonia National Park covers 823 square miles of the most beautiful and unspoilt countryside in North Wales. It is an area where people live and work but also where thousands come to relax and enjoy a wide range of leisure activities.

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Snowdonia National Park

Snowdon

Yr Wyddfa. Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales and England. Standing tall over the village of Llanberis, Snowdon is a mix of ice-scoured cirques, sculpted narrow crests and towering cliffs which offer panaromic views of Snowdonia, Anglesey, Pembrokeshire and Ireland. There are six main routes to the 1085m summit: The Llanberis Path, PYG Track, Miners’ Track, Watkin Path, Rhyd-Ddu Path or the Snowdon Ranger Path.  

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Snowdon

Electric Mountain

Take an underground bus tour through a labyrinth of dark tunnels, descending deep inside the ancient Elidir Mountain where you’ll experience what was regarded as one of the world's most imaginative engineering and environmental projects – pumped storage hydroelectricity. With a café and gift shop for the adults and traverse wall and soft play for the children to enjoy.

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Electric Mountain

National Slate Museum

The Museum is housed in the industrial Victorian workshops that once serviced and maintained the enormous Dinorwig slate quarry, featuring Victorian era slateworkers' cottages  that were taken down stone by stone and re-erected on the site. The museum includes the multi-media display, To Steal a Mountain, showing the lives and work of the men who quarried slate there. The workshops themselves including foundry, smithy, saw sheds and Caban (Mess Room). The museum also has the largest working waterwheel in mainland Britain.

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National Slate Museum

Zip World

Velocity is “The Nearest Thing to Flying”! Home to the longest zip line in Europe and the fastest in the world. The mile long zip line provides riders with a birds-eye view of the historic quarry and the spectacular North Wales coastline and beyond from a breath-taking spot more than 1,000ft up. This adrenalin fuelled attraction offers visitors a unique experience. Speeds well in excess of 100mph can be reached.

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Rheilfforddd Ffestiniog Railway/ West Highland Railway

Relax and enjoy the stunning scenery of Snowdonia in unrivalled comfort and luxury, with at-seat buffet service, snacks, refreshments and a fully-licenced bar featuring locally-brewed award-winning beers. The railway is roughly 13 1⁄2 miles (21.7 km) long and runs from the harbour at Porthmadog to the slate mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, travelling through forested and mountainous scenery in one of the original locomotives and carriages.

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Rheilfford Ffestiniog Railway/ West Highland Railway

Plas Cadnant

Described as one of North Wales best kept secrets, hidden from view near to Menai Bridge on the Isle of Anglesey. Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens have undergone a dramatic transformation over the last 18 years. With contrasting formal and picturesque elements they extend to some 10 acres, three different gardens have been discovered, including an unusual walled garden with curving walls and pool, a secret valley garden with three waterfalls and river, and an upper woodland garden with stone outcrops and the remains of a folly.

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Plas Cadnant