Hawkshead Betws-Y-Coed/ Walking Routes

Walks around Betws-y-Coed

pont y pair bridgeBelow are some of the most local walks you may wish to consider whilst in Betws-y-Coed. Of course this is just a small selection of local walks; there are plenty of walks further afield in the Mountains of Snowdonia and North Wales.

Pont-y-Pair Riverside Boardwalk (0.5 mile – 10 minutes)
More stroll than hike. Starting at Pont-y-Pair bridge in Betws-y-Coed – where our lovely Hawkshead Store is located, this short walk is suitable for anyone as it follows a recently and purpose built boardwalk along the banks of the River Llugwy.

River Llugwy & River Conwy Confluence (2 miles – 40 minutes)
An easy flat stroll around the Betws-y-Coed golf course that follows the banks of the River Conwy and River Llugwy.

Pont-y-Pair to Miners Bridge (2 miles – 40 minutes)
An easy flat riverside walk to the Miners Bridge just over a mile away from Pont-y-Pair bridge.

Clogwyn Cyrau (2 miles – 30 minutes)
A steep Forest Path walk to a spectacular viewpoint overlooking Betws-y-Coed.

Lake Elsi (various routes) (2/4 miles – 1.5/3.5 hours)
There are various routes mapped out from Pont-y-Pair to Lake Elsi. These can easily be combined with additional walks depending on how energetic you feel!

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