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Gwydir Forest

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Address: Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales

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This is a must visit if you are in the Bewts-y-Coed area. Miles of forest trails to explore. We were walking with two dogs but you can have equally as much fun on a mountain... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2016
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Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
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Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

This is a must visit if you are in the Bewts-y-Coed area. Miles of forest trails to explore. We were walking with two dogs but you can have equally as much fun on a mountain bike. I would highly recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

The Lady of the Forest lives here, if you listen carefully you can hear the fairies and nymphs. I loved every moment of the nature walk with Kismatkarma. I would come again just for the Forest. I think ill have withdrawal symptoms for a few months. You can truly become one with nature here.

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Enjoy Llyn Crafnant; carpark with toilets and good flat walking around lake for those who are past going up mountains but want to enjoy the beautiful views;

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Great place to go, if you love the outdoors. Rain or shine get down there for a walk/hike or bike ride.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

A great traditional trail, will be visiting again not as technical as some other trail centres. There is only the one marked trail which is a red grade.

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Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

We were supposed to be walking around two lakes but started at the wrong car park. It didn't matter, We'd started at least 5 miles from where we should have. A friendly local realising we were not in the right place drove us to the lake. So we enjoyed the view and hiked back to the car. He even said... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Area of tranquility and natural beauty. Not an easy place to get into in a vehicle but it can be done carefully... Once in the forest there are tranquil lakes, ancient trees and evidence of Roman influence. The road running alongside the forest from Treffriw to Betws is one of the oldest Roman Roads in the UK. Whole place is... More 

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Lancashire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

We took a waymarker route for 2 and a half hours and hardly saw a soul. We took the yello footprint route and were treated to a moderate walk with lovely views. And, we had it all to ourselves!

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Cheshire
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48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

Just great for all the family. Have been camping and holidaying in the area for years and love being in the forest so much. Smells so fresh and clean. The paths are signposted but not that great in places, but plenty of paths to follow. Amazing stream and waterfall there too. Hidden gem. We always walk up the Llyn Parc... More 

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Coln Saint Aldwyns, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

Walked the 10km route with my 14 month old dog, on a lovely clear December day. Beautiful scenery all along the route, which took us on narrow pathways along the river as well as wide forest roads along the lake. The route appeared to be clearly marked although I think we somehow missed a bit! Would highly recommend it. Seemed... More 

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