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“A steep climb!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gwydir Forest

Gwydir Forest
Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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Ranked #1 of 11 Attractions in Betws-y-Coed
Type: Forests, Outdoors
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Manchester
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12 reviews 12 reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“A steep climb!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

This is so accessible from the village of Betws-y-Coed. We did one of the walks which started from the Church in the centre. The initial climb out of the village was very steep and a little challenging on the legs however it was well worth it for the lake and the view at the end. The maps that you can buy of the waymarked forest routes give an indication of time and difficulty. We found the difficulty rating fair however if you are quick walker then the times are a little out. Lovely forest and great place to enjoy the welsh fresh air.

Visited February 2013
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newport
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Marin Trail”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Typical forest trail although it seems to have more ups than downs. Good car parking but in the forest with no visitor centre so car not secure as it would be in Coed y Brenin say. It can be accessed from Betws y Coed down a lane if you want to leave your car there.

Visited November 2012
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Tårnby
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33 reviews 33 reviews
31 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Nice woodland, lots of nice trails”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Very nice woodland, in places with very large trees. Especially the area around the boardwalk in northwest Betws has some very impressive firs. Lots of nice trails, and the abadoned quarries lying around adds to the experience.

Visited May 2012
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Worcestershire
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Peace & Quiet.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Just take time and stroll in the woods. No rush, good parking and lots of options to take.
Always open.

Visited October 2012
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herefordshire.u.k.
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Great Walks and well maintained pathways.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

It was a great place to run our two dogs,and we enjoyed the lovely trees and views.Plenty of places to sit and enjoy the views.
tranquillity and beauty in every area of the easily accessable forest.

Visited September 2012
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