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Gwydir Forest

Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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Very pleasant quite place. Easy forest and lake walk. Lovely mountain views. Worth a stop by the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michelle M
Island of Malta, Malta
Lovely walk through the wild

Walked one of the strenuous dedicated hiking trails and was not disappointed. A beautiful scenic... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Martyn H
Tunstall, United Kingdom
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Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very pleasant quite place. Easy forest and lake walk. Lovely mountain views. Worth a stop by the lake for a tea or coffee.

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked one of the strenuous dedicated hiking trails and was not disappointed. A beautiful scenic walk that takes you up hill, through forests, through fields and passed waterfalls. Took 3 hours but worth it.

Thank Martyn H
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We fancied a good walk in the forest and we achieved it, At first we followed our noses and stayed on the tarmacked road for a few miles until we encountered a descending motorcyclist who informed us about the lake which lay deep within the...More

Thank iorwerth e
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We started and finished our walk at Betws-y-Coed, and had a lovely day long walk through the Gwydir Forest. You certainly need an ordnance survey map to do this walk, and it is better if you have a walks leader. There are quite a few...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Rode the full trail once and final descent once more as part of a biking/ walking trip to Snowdonia. Stunning woodland - felt like being in a temperate rain forest! Trail had some great views, interesting (and never too technical) downhill sections, and quite a...More

Thank Mairi C
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Brilliant area for walking and many mountain bike tracks of varying difficulty. Walking tracks have waymarkers so are easy to follow

Thank carolyn9966
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Great ride on the Marin MTB trail (start near LLanwrst). Stunning views and well built/maintained trail. Quite a bit of gravel road linking up the single track but that does give you time to chat with your ride buddies and enjoy the views. The new...More

Thank TrevorWarne
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Took in a loop of the Marin trail last weekend - what an absolutely fantastic route. A well marked trail with some lovely downhill sections and some superb scenery. Most of the climbing is on forest road/track and is a nice gradient. Would thoroughly recommend...More

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We (myself, the wife and kids) had a beautiful, if wet, walk around this wonderful forest in Betws-y-Coed. You can see how popular it is by all the friendly walkers you pass by. Recommended.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We had some lovely walks round this forest as we rented a cottage right on the edge of it.plenty of wildlife and waterfalls in fact a surprise round every corner.

Thank Tracey H
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15 July 2017|
Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
no offical site, but I have seen wild campers on the higher levels
27 April 2015|
Response from bev d |
Is this forest walk open at Xmas many thanks 😊