Explore the Betws-y-Coed and Snowdonia in North Wales

Dolgethin Guest House is located at the edge of the scenic village of Betws-y-Coed in the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales.

  • at edge of village of Betws-y-Coed
  • ideal for exploring the Snowdonia National Park
  • close to Llandudno and North Wales coast
  • private parking

There is a private car park for guests at the rear of the bed and breakfast. This B&B accommodation is ideally located for exploring Betws-y-Coed, Llandudno, Snowdonia and the rest of North Wales.

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Attractions Around Dolgethin

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Things To Do and Places To Visit around Dolgethin

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Bodnant Garden

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Snowdon Mountain Railway

Conwy Castle

Conwy Castle

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Betws-y-Coed is an ideal hub from which to explore the whole of Snowdonia and North Wales as roads radiate out from the village giving easy access the the numerous local attractions and activities. See the attractions map above for more information about local attractions.

Wales is famous for its castles. Dolwyddelan Castle built by the Welsh Princes, and Conwy Castle on the coast built by Edward II are nearby. There are also castles at Criccieth, Beaumaris, Harlech and Caernarfon within easy reach.

The Snowdon Mountain Railway, runs to the peak of Snowdon from Llanberis. The Ffestiniog Railway runs from Blaenau Ffestiniog down to Porthmadog where it now connects with the Welsh Highland Railway that runs from Porthmadog to Caernarfon via Beddgelert. There are also other steam railways to visit.

Other major attractions in the area include Bodnant Garden (National Trust) and the Italianate village of Portmeirion (made famous by the original TV series 'The Prisoner').

There are numerous activities to enjoy around Betws-y-Coed including walking, climbing and mountain biking. The Marin Trail mountain biking routes start from Betws-y-Coed. There is also a mountain bike trail nearby at Penmachno. Mountain bike storage is available in the garage at Dolgethin.

There are plenty of walks ranging from forest and valley walks to scrambling in the high peaks of Snowdonia.

If you fancy some coastal scenery, the sea is not far away with the Victorian resort of Llandudno to the north, and the sandy beaches of Cardigan Bay in Snowdonia and the Lleyn Peninsula to the west.

There are many things to do and shops to visit in Betws-y-Coed. Shops include the Anna Davies Welsh Wool Shop and well known names such as Cotswold Outdoor, Edinburgh Woolen Mill, Hawkshead and Stewart Cunningham. There are numerous places to eat in the village to cater for all tastes.

There are many events held in North Wales that you can go to during your stay. View local events listing.

See our 'Find Us' page for a location map and route planner.

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Dog Friendly B&B

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Dolgethin offers dog friendly bed and breakfast where your pets are welcome.

What Our Guests Say

"Excellent Bed and Breakfast!!! Beautiful house in a wonderful place... Without doubts, it is the best B and B where I have ever and I'm sure I will go back, Ruth makes me feel like in my home. Thank you for everything." - from Spain

"A very good house at a nice place! I spent 3 wonderful days here, thank you." - from Germany

Contact Details

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Please use our contact form or contact Rhiannon and Jonathan at:

Dolgethin Guest House, Holyhead Road, Betws-y-Coed, Snowdonia, North Wales. LL24 0BN. UK

01690 71024107702 668695ruth.dolgethin@posteo.co.uk