It’s one of those places that never closes, even on a Sunday in deep and dark December. How could it? There’s too much demand. This bustling mountain resort, the official ‘gateway village to Snowdonia’ in a beautiful location amongst woods and riverbanks, has been consistently popular since Victorian times and the coming of the railway. Many attractions, including railway museum, golf course, high ropes adventure, waymarked walks and famous Swallow Falls. The town has an excellent refurbished Snowdonia National Park Information Centre with Princes of Gwynedd exhibition and an outstanding range of shops selling quality crafts, clothing and outdoor gear. Host of activities too, including climbing, mountain biking and horse riding. Betws y Coed is a convenient hub for the Princes of Gwynedd Historic Tours.
Handsome historic market town home to the famous Inigo Jones Bridge and excellent tea rooms Tu Hwnt i'r Bont. Nearby Gwydir Castle and Gwydir Uchaf Chapel reveal more of the area’s eventful past.