Difference between revisions of "Betws y Coed"
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Betws y Coed (meaning Chapel in the Woods) is a village in Gwynedd, and is one of the primary tourist resorts in the Snowdonia National Park. The village claims to be Wales' most popular inland tourist resort. The name is often abbreviated to "Betws" or even "BYC".
Betws y Coed station is on the Conwy Valley branch line from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog.
Both are on the A5 west of the village.
Betws y Coed's location in the heart of Snowdonia's mountains means that many visitors are here for hillwalking and climbing.
There are a number of outdoor clothing and equipment shops and also some shops selling local crafts.
There are many campsites in the area, especially on the road to Capel Curig