Outdoor enthusiasts have hundreds of miles of uninterrupted countryside to explore and of course Snowdon itself is but a 10 minute drive away!
And it’s not just a modern pastime. The Victorians were just as keen on the outdoors for the bracing air and of course the inspiring landscapes. Betws y Coed was the first artist colony where artists came to learn from painters like David Cox and Clarence Whaite.
Find out more in this BBC website article about the Betws-y-Coed artists’ colony
Things to see
The Royal Oak Hotel is centrally located for exploring the whole of North Wales. many famous attractions are only a short journey away the great little trains of Wales, stunning waterfalls, historic castles, magnificent mountains and glorious beaches to name but a few.
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Snowdonia National Park is home to a diverse variety of sporting pursuits – from white water rafting, zip lining and the famous Marin Bike trail to golf, pony trekking and quality fishing.
We’ve collected some links for a variety of attractions and activities to whet your appetite.
We’re sure that whatever your passion you’ll discover an activity to satisfy the adventurer in you!