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Gwydir Forest

Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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Great walks and MTB track

Lovely place to go for a walk with lovely views and places to sit along the way. My husband went... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2016
shelly r
Bergen, Germany
via mobile
Great hidden gem

Whilst everyone else is busy shopping in Betws-y-coed, Gwydir Forest is the perfect place to... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
Matthew C
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely place to go for a walk with lovely views and places to sit along the way. My husband went back the next day on his bike and said the track was great. A lot of climbing at first but great descent. The only downside...More

1  Thank shelly r
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Whilst everyone else is busy shopping in Betws-y-coed, Gwydir Forest is the perfect place to escape to. There are several colour coded walks to follow with blue and yellow being the longest at 4.5 and 6 miles respectively. Very very steep start to the walks...More

2  Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We followed the yellow lane to Lync park. A very quiet forest with wonderful scenery. We left in the north of the lake the yellow lane towards Ugly house and the Swallow falls (way not marked and maps are required). On the way you will...More

3  Thank nobbyww
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Its alrite but too much riding uphill on fire - roads but the last stretch of the downhills was cool and scary .. I loved it - well worth all that climbing

Thank Satpal C
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We decided to do the blue circular walk and somehow failed to find our way. Not sure if that's just us? Anyhow, it was a beautiful walk in the woodland and then we headed out to more open ground along the riverside and the whole...More

Thank nessysnail
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely lake with a series of graded signed walks. Toilets and picnic tables. The road up is not for the faint hearted or for those (like me) whose reversing skills leave a lot to be desired.

1  Thank Su L
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Well marked and maintained MTB route through the forest (Marin Trail). Some of the markers could do with being a little bit clearer as the small white signs are easily missed, especially is concentrating effort on an ascent! There is also the option for the...More

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 3 June 2016

A nice walk. Not too strenuous with a lovely view of the mountains later in the walk. Quite cool walking in the forest.

1  Thank denise p
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Walked the well marked route from pont-y-pair car park (pay for parking with toilets), of the 3 routes we took the blue route. All seemed very well marked. Some challenging areas for casual walkers but nothing to tough. Stunning walk going through quiet forests, farmland...More

Thank James N
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Great place for walking and cycling. Beatiful photo vantage points. Excellent for children and adults alike

Thank Jacqui T
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2 February 2018|
Response from Alexandria F | Reviewed this property |
hi there, there is parking in betws y coed that I'm sure is suitable for a motorhome.
14 July 2017|
Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
no offical site, but I have seen wild campers on the higher levels