Walking and Rambling in Betws-y-Coed

Walking and Rambling in Betws-y-Coed

Overview

 We have several forestry routes leading from the hostel grounds to go off and explore on foot - just ask at reception!
 Discovering Britain walk with the Royal Geographical Society: The Queen of Welsh Resorts
 
  
 Mountain Biking
 
 The Marin Trail is a world famous downhill trail, just 5 minutes ride from the hostel.
 
  
 Cycling

 Bike hire is available in the village but we can arrange for bikes to be collected and returned at the hostel.
 
  
 Climbing
 
 Mount Snowdon is the ultimate climbers dream in North Wales. You'll get a real sense of achievement once you've accomplished this climb.
 
 
 Watersports
 
 White water rafting is a must for any water enthusiast in this area. Try the rapids at the National White Water Centre in Bala and you won't be disappointed with the amount of adrenalin pumping through your veins!"    

What makes it special

  • Fantastic for sport enthusiasts
  • Great for water lovers

Hostels nearby

Walking and Rambling in Betws-y-Coed

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Map references

OS Grid Ref: SH 76575 57680

Lat/Lng: 53.102002, -3.8449666

Contact information

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