Betws-y-Coed and Llyn Elsi

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The walk, like most in the area, starts with a steep climb but after that it is fairly easy, with good tracks and signposting leading to excellent viewpoints. You are not likely to meet many other walkers except near the lake. Moel Siabod dominates the skyline to the north, but you can also see Tryfan, the Glyders and the Carneddau.

Wales - North Wales - Conwy - Snowdonia

Features

Ancient Monument, Birds, Butterflies, Cafe, Church, Flowers, Food Shop, Gift Shop, Great Views, Hills or Fells, Industrial Archaeology, Lake/Loch, Moor, Mountains, Museum, Play Area, Pub, Public Transport, Restaurant, River, Tea Shop, Toilets, Waterfall, Wildlife, Woodland
04/09/2006 - Susan

I really enjoyed the climb at the beginning of the walk, a little challenging in the wet. The grid references were absolutely accurate.

19/08/2006 - Stephen Harris

Lovely walk in Betws-y-Coed and the surrounding forest. A little tough on the legs at first through the woodland! More like a hill scramble! Excellent views. Worth mentioning that the directions after emerging from the forest and crossing the 2nd forest road led us the wrong way slightly (probably because we were tired and hungry!), but we had a GPS and good sense of direction so easily went back onto the right track. If you find yourself descending a wide gravel path turn back to the junction, go right a little and you will see a little path through the heather, past some upturned trees and then this takes you on the correct route. 8/10.

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