Llwybyr Clogwyn y Gigfran Trail Walk from Betws-y-Coed

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Route Summary:

Waymarked trail from Betws-y-coed.

Distance
Ascent
Time
5.6 km 300 m 2 hours

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

Start and Finish: Betws y Coed

Facilities:

Plenty of cafes and hotels in the village as well as a convenience store.

Hazards:

Remember that we cannot outline every single hazard on a walk – it’s up to you to be safe and competent. Read up on Mountain Safety , Navigation and what equipment you’ll need.

Public Transport:

The Snowdon Sherpa and the Conwy Valley railway line run through Betws-y-coed.

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Parking and Post Code for Sat Nav (where applicable): 

Various spots in Betws-y-coed – near Cunninghams next to the bridge is probably the most convenient

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Llwybyr Clogwyn y Gigfran Trail Walk from Betws-y-Coed Details

For a reasonably easy walk from Betws-y-coed, try the waymarked Clogwyn y Gigfran trail.

Starting off from behind the Royal Oak hotel, this is a 5.6km route along easy forestry tracks with views over the neighbouring Lledr Valey.

Simply follow the blue waymarkers!

For more information – Natural Resources Wales as it may be occasionally affected by tree felling.

Dave Roberts

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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