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Gwydir Forest

Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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Peace, tranquility and adventure!

Just great for all the family. Have been camping and holidaying in the area for years and love... read more

Reviewed February 7, 2016
Lovely hike on a clear December day

Walked the 10km route with my 14 month old dog, on a lovely clear December day. Beautiful scenery... read more

Reviewed January 18, 2016
Heather F
Coln Saint Aldwyns, United Kingdom
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Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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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....More

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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...More

Thank Heather F
Reviewed November 5, 2015

We walked into the forest having parked in Llanrwst. The only criticism we have is that the layout of the walks can be quite confusing. We completed the walk marked with black footprints on the marker posts, and then joined the yellow footprint walk. Unfortunately,...More

Thank owain p
Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Typical Welsh forest, wonderful walks, stunning views, and a great many routes to try. Take a picnic, find a quiet place and relax for a lovely peacefull meal. Take your time and take in Welsh beauty. Don't forget your hiking boots.

Thank kentkeaneo
Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

This is a great place to get away from some of the more popular walking areas in North Wales. We made two walks both in the forest and round the lakes. Thoroughly enjoyed both of them. Downside is that the signage could be improved both...More

Thank Bopeep22
Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

Lovely walk up to lake but can get lost easy. Need of a good map and sure of routes etc. lovely views on a clear day and a magical place.

Thank byacka
Reviewed August 31, 2015

Wonderful area for walking, our favourite place is overlooking lake Elsi at the top of the mountain behind Saint Mary's church. The walk is all uphill and takes about 3 hours there and back but take a picnic and enjoy the view as you eat....More

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Reviewed August 30, 2015

Was I in Gwydir? I was definitely hiring a mountain bike from Peter in Beddgelert at Beddgelert Bikes on tel 01766890434 and trailing through Forest Trails with Snowdon's Peak and ZigZag path often insight. Don't be put off with your first half an hour you'll...More

Thank Gary P
Reviewed August 26, 2015

Went up to Llyn Elsi which was a steep climb but the Llyn [lake] was beautiful and worth the climb. Family groups went up this walk and the children seemed to copoe with the steep climb.

Thank k8881952
Reviewed July 31, 2015

This is a prettu undiscovered area of Snowdonia, with lots of walks and trails which, other than the walk to Swallow Falls and the Ugly House, seem to be rarely used. The book of walks is now out of print, and the area would definitely...More

3  Thank BrackenBelle
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July 14, 2017|
Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
no offical site, but I have seen wild campers on the higher levels
April 27, 2015|
Response from bev d |
Is this forest walk open at Xmas many thanks 😊