Walks in the Gwydyr Forest

Snowdonia Walks from Betws-y-Coed

There are many circular walks from Snowdonia’s Betws-y-coed, not surprising considering the number of lakes near Betws-y-coed such as Llyn Elsi and Llyn Parc. Nestling in the Gwydyr Forest, walks are usually either through the trees, a river walk or involve a lake or two. More often than not, you’ll get the lot! With waterfalls …

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Gwydr Forest Six Lakes Walk

Finding a long yomp in Snowdonia can be difficult if you’re looking to return to the start and you don’t want an insane amount of ascent. This walk from Capel Curig takes in the start and ending of the Llynnoedd Crafnant and Geirionydd lakes from Capel Curig walk, but tags on an extra loop to …

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Betws y Coed Bridges Walk

If you’re after an easy walk in Betws y Coed, then this might be the one. Starting at the National Park information centre, you’ll explore the village and some of the surrounding countryside, but never being too far from civilisation. You certainly won’t need to take a packed lunch and the main hazard is to …

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Walk around Llyn Crafnant

A pleasant circuit around this attractive lake. Follows a decent lakeside track, but does have its slippery sections, so be careful. If you want to drag some non walking family members out for an afternoon, this is the walk to do it. Half way around there’s a cafe (even sells bottles of beer), so there’s …

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