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Dolwyddelan to Betws y Coed via Llyn Elsi

By Dave Roberts   

on February 11, 2012    No ratings yet.

Dolwyddelan to Betws y Coed via Llyn Elsi

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Route Summary:

Route Start Location:

9.81 km 291 m

Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.

Activivity Type: Easy Moderate Walk

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Dolwyddelan to Betws y Coed via Llyn Elsi Ordnance Survey Map and GPX File Download

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Dolwyddelan to Betws y Coed via Llyn Elsi

Follow the Lledr valley from Dolwyddelan to the unmistakeable Pont Gethin viaduct before heading uphill through the Gwydr Forest past Llyn Elsi and down to the honwypot village of Betws y Coed.

You can return to the start by train.

The Route

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Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader. Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.
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