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Gwydir Forest

Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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A really enjoyable six hour walk.

We fancied a good walk in the forest and we achieved it, At first we followed our noses and stayed... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
iorwerth e
Sax, Spain
Great circular walk

We started and finished our walk at Betws-y-Coed, and had a lovely day long walk through the Gwydir... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Andrew C
Witney, United Kingdom
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Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 5 days ago

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 6 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
Reviewed 22 January 2017

There's plenty of walks to choose from. I went for the longest - and half way round wished I hadn't! But I completed it in good time. It was descibed as moderate but the initial climb was quite demanding.

1  Thank Gerry W
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I've been holidaying in the local area at this time of year for around 12 years and never had a problem finding Lyn Parc but yesterday was a nightmare. Due to Forestry Works paths were closed off and diversions in place but the signs were...More

Thank AndieWelsher
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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 😊