Craig-y-Dderwen

The Riverside Hotel, Betws-y-Coed, Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, Wales, LL24 OAS , United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $199.00
 

Travel Blogs from Betws-y-Coed

As high as we could get, and as low

A travel blog entry by sandyhart

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After a few false starts we managed to get on the Snowdon Sherpa heading toward Snodwonia the next morning. The bus took us west into the park over Pen-y-Pass to the village of Llanberis. The Welsh name for Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales at 1085 meters, means Great Tomb; according to legend, King Arthur slayed the giant Rita Gawr here and he …

Conwy Castle and River

A travel blog entry by sandyhart

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The train west to Llandudno Junction didn’t take long and we decided to take a taxi ~15 mi south to Betws-y-Coed with a detour to Conwy Castle beside the walled city of Conwy just to the north. This is one of the great castles of Wales, and deserved more time that we gave it. The huge stone fortress rises up from a rocky outcrp with a …

Welsh castle day

A travel blog entry by kmcadams

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After a yummy breakfast (omelet for me, poached eggs for dad, haddock for Claire and cereal for Graham), we headed off for a day of exploring the 13th century castles of Henry I. Graham's quote regarding the castles, "now THIS is what I've been talking about." We counted hundreds and hundreds of steps climbing every tower. Despite rainy weather, it was a super fun ...

Wales

A travel blog entry by kmcadams

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Leisurely morning and a good bit of driving to end up on the northern coast of Wales. We chilled at the hotel a bit while the kids got a swim. Then Italian pizza and pasta for dinner followed by some ice cream as we walked around this sleepy old town. Great views of the Irish Sea out the hotel ...

Wales

A travel blog entry by sarahandrich

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... into built up areas and busy roads, we stopped at a some services and from their decided to keep going and head back home. Well,to my Dad;s. By 8pm we were back on familiar turf where we had a proper bed for the night with space to move...bliss. Our trip took 18 days and we travelled a total of 2114 miles and over all it has been brilliant with some fabulous sights along the way. We plan on having a week back with my Family before setting off again to ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on The Riverside Hotel, Betws-y-Coed, is near Swallow Falls, Fairy Glen, Tree Top Adventure, and Gwydir Castle.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding