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Discover Snowdonia from this Hotel in Betws-y-Coed

The hotel is set in a much admired and envied position down a long private driveway in 16 acres of our own beautiful gardens on the banks of the River Conwy at the edge of Betws-y-Coed in Snowdonia. It is ideal for:

  • Snowdonia (Eryri) National Park
  • North Wales Coast including Llandudno
  • Outdoor activities including walking and climbing
  • Castles
  • Heritage Steam Railways

Betws-y-Coed is North Wales’ most popular inland destination, and is an ideal location from which to explore Snowdonia and the rest of North Wales.

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Attractions around Craig-y-Dderwen Hotel

The map below shows the location some of the attractions that can be visited during your stay at Craig-y-Dderwen Hotel. Use the ‘Update Attraction Type’ button to filter the types of attraction, and click on the map icon to view the attraction information including a link to their website, and a routeplan from Craig-y-Dderwen to the attraction.

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Ever since the Victorian artists flocked to the area and formed the first artist colony, it has been a mecca for those that appreciate its unique natural beauty. Our position in the centre of North Wales makes us the perfect base from which to explore all of the Snowdonia National Park and the many attractions of the area.

Wales is famous for its castles and there are many to be seen within easy reach of the hotel. Conwy Castle is down the valley where the river Conwy reaches the sea, and there are also other castles to be visited at Caernarfon, Dolwyddelan and Harlech.

There are many steam railways in the area, with the Ffestiniog Railway, Welsh Highland Railway, Snowdon Mountain Railway and Llangollen Railway all within easy reach.

Activities to be enjoyed include walking, climbing, horse riding, and mountain biking. A wide variety of walking is available ranging from hiking in the high peaks of Snowdonia to treks though forests and valleys past waterfalls and lakes.

There are many adventure attractions locally including ZipWorld Fforest, Go Below Underground Adventures, Surf Snowdonia and Zip World Velocity. Helicopter Tours of the local area are available from the hotel.

There are golf courses to play on including courses in Betws-y-Coed, Llandudno and Conwy, and birdwatchers can visit the local RSPB reserve at Conwy. Fishing is available on the river Conwy.

We will be only too happy to assist you in planning your stay to ensure you have a memorable visit. With so much to see and do you will be sure to return.

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