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Is Snowdonia the best Surf Location on the Planet? Come and see for yourself.

Snowdonia is a National Park in Wales, with many attractions for young and old alike. The newest attraction, Surf Snowdonia, opened in August, and promises to be quite an experience for all who visit. This new attraction brings the thrills of water sports to the heart of the Welsh mountains, for all to enjoy. Surfing is understandably the main attraction, with the lagoon providing a range of waves […]

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Go Below, Underground Adventures in Snowdonia

The summer holidays are here so it’s time to pack up your bags and head over to Snowdonia and Bryn Bella Guest House is ready and waiting to play host for your summer holiday adventures. If you are tired of doing the same activities year after year it’s time for a change as you head underground to the newest attraction in Snowdonia, Go Below. Whether you are searching for a family day out or a gro […]

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Fly Through Snowdonia at Zip World

For readers who are into a bit of adventure, you might have already heard of Zip World, a fantastic site that opened in the area during 2014. Based nearby at Llechwedd Slate Caverns, near the historic slate mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, Zip World has been described as “The Nearest Thing to Flying” – using the longest zip line in Europe, which also just happens to be the fast […]

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August Bank Holiday Availability

With few rooms remaining for the August Bank holiday its never too early to book ahead, but dont wait too long. Double rooms from £85.00 per room per night including breakfast King Size rooms from £90.00 per room per night including breakfast   Dont delay book today www.bryn-bella.co.uk

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Step Back in Time and let the Train Take the Strain

Outstanding scenery, comfortable carriages and historic steam engines await you here in the heart of Snowdonia. Glorious coastlines, ancient oak woodlands, mountains, rivers and castles, all beckon as you embark on your journey on award winning railways. With some of the most comfortable carriages on any preserved railway – standard or narrow gauge – you can step back in time to a more […]

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Snowdon Mountain Railway

Journey to rooftop of Wales Majestic Snowdon dominates the glorious, ancient landscape of North Wales. At 3,560ft (1,085m) it is a true mountain and a place of legend – said to be the burial place of the giant ogre Rhita, vanquished by King Arthur. Some believe that Arthur’s Knights still sleep beneath. Essential Information Since 1896 Snowdon Mountain Railway has been welcoming visitors to the li […]

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Surf Snowdonia

Picture this. A perfect lozenge-shaped fresh-water lagoon, roughly the size of six football pitches, set in the lush, green Conwy Valley in the lee of the Snowdonia mountains. Breathe it in. It’s clean, it’s fresh, it’s wild and it’s beautiful. Now add something entirely unexpected. A two-metre-high barrelling wave that starts at the centre of the lagoon, peels perfectly for more than 150 metres, […]

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Betws-y-Coed Choir Festival 2015

Betws-y-Coed Choir Festival 2015 Be sure to make a date to see the visiting Male Voice Choirs every sunday eveing at St Mary’s Church, Betws-y-Coed from now until the end of September. All concerts start at 8pm Sunday evening, and tickets (£6.00) are either available in advance from Betws-y-Coed Tourist Information Centre, or on the door. Sunday 5 July – Cor Meibion Y Foel Sunday 12 Ju […]

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Tree Top Adventures

Tree Top Adventures is a unique and exciting high ropes course to be adventured by all. Home to a multi award winning activity provider that will give you a thrill for heights and all just a short walk from Bryn Bella. A unique and exciting high ropes course to be experienced by all. Home to a multi award winning activity provider that will give you a thrill for heights. Tree Top Adventure is home […]

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Things to do, places to see, attractions to visit in and around Betws-y-Coed, Snowdonia

Bryn Bella in Betws-y-Coed is the perfect bed and breakfast accommodation location for exploring the Snowdonia National Park, and the rest of North Wales. overlooking Betws-y-Coed in the Conwy Valley in the Snowdonia National Park close to Llandudno and North Wales coast private parking Wales is well known for castles, and the nearest ones to Bryn Bella are at Conwy and Dolwyddelan. There are also […]

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Trefriw Walking Festival 15 – 17 May 2015

Trefriw Walking Festival 2015 This year we have three days of wonderful walking experiences for all the family –   see the following pages for all the details. There will also be a fun Quiz Night on the Saturday, a Grand Raffle, and the indulgence of a Cake Fest on Sunday afternoon to conclude the festival. Cotswold will provide a Boot and Walking Poles Clinic, and there will be a display of Trefr […]

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“The Nearest Thing to Flying”! Home to the longest zip line in Europe and the fastest in the world”

If you have not come across Zip World before – be ready for an experience of a lifetime!  Zip World offers a unique range of adventures in the heart of Snowdonia. Zip World won international acclaim when it opened Zip World Velocity at Bethesda in March 2013.  It includes a pair of zip lines, a mile long, where riders can exceed 100mph, 500ft high and experience the nearest thing to flying. The ne […]

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Llechwedd Slate Caverns where History and Adventure Collide

Llechwedd Slate Caverns where history and adventure combine to make a great day out for the whole family and is home to our world famous underground tour right in the heart of Snowdonia. Llechwedd Slate Caverns is situated near the historic slate mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog and a 10 minute scenic drive from Betws-Y-Coed. Travel deep into the mine and back into the past on our spectacular NEW […]

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The Greatest Underground Adventure on Earth

The Longest Underground Adventure in the World – Five Kilometers of Pure Adventure The Zip Below® Xtreme route runs long and deep under the mountains of North Wales. In fact it takes all day to get around it – a tough, full day of unquantifiable fun that makes everything else look totally pony. This isn’t some hour long “whilst we’re passing” whim – it&#82 […]

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Walking in Snowdonia

Betws-y-Coed is surrounded by the Gwydyr Forest in the breathtaking scenery of Northern Snowdonia. It is easily accessible from the A5, A470 or A55 making it a great location to base yourself for a Mountain Walking holiday to remember and Bryn Bella is ideally situated for Mountaineers of all abilities. Do you ever wonder what the view from the top is like? Or do you just want to experience the mo […]

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Birds of Snowdonia – Bird Watching and Wildlife Tours in North Wales

Our bird watching tours are available on half or full days basis. The full day tours will include a packed lunch, or alternatively arrangements can be made to sample the local cuisine. Tours are catered to individual needs. You may choose to record as many species as possible in a day, or alternatively you may prefer to take things at a more relaxing pace. The choice is yours. Tours can start and […]

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Running and Endurance

Snowdonia Half Marathon – April 2014 A scenic Half Marathon set in the beautiful Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, starting and finishing in the village of Llanrwst which played host to the World Trail Running Championships in 2013. The park is a region of haunting beauty and grandeur, of wild rocky mountains, hidden valleys, cascading rivers, still glacial lakes and deep forests. 2014 s […]

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Mountain Biking in Snowdonia

Betws-y-Coed is surrounded by the Gwydyr Forest in breathtaking scenery. It is easily accessible from the A5, A470 or A55 making it a great location to base yourself for a Mountain Biking weekend to remember and Bryn Bella is ideally situated for Mountain Bikers of all abilities. Bryn Bella is set a very short ride away from the start of the Marin Trail (Gwydyr Trail), Penmachno with its two trail […]

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Help for Heroes our Bryn Bella Charity of the year

Help for Heroes is once more our Bryn Bella Charity of the year – We make a donation to Help for Heroes for every booking made direct through our website. In addition during 2015, we will be taking part in the HERO RIDE – NORTH This year both Joan and Mark have joined together to raise money for Help for Heroes.  Our team fundraising target is £500, your donation can really help us sma […]

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Go Below Underground Adventures : Betws-y-Coed, Snowdonia

Come underground with us deep into the abandoned mines of Snowdonia on a half-day adventure trip you’ll never forget! We offer two different experiences – if you’re interested in learning about the local mining industry, its people and seeing how the mines operated, then our Discovery Trip is for you. Or – if you’re looking for an action-packed underground adventure w […]

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Snowdonia Without a Car

More and more guests are discovering the freedom offered by car-free holidays in North Wales. Increasingly, our guests are either leaving their cars at home or in our car park once they arrive and exploring the area by alternative bus, train, bicycle or on foot. Car-less visitors are anything but stranded, especially here in Betws-y-Coed, the Gateway to Snowdonia. It’s the region’s most live […]

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Snowdonia Gardens and Homes

North Wales is home to some of UK’s most outstanding gardens and homes. Offering beautiful scenery using a variety of interesting plants from all over the world, you’re sure to be amazed with the colour and natural beauty of these gardens. The homes are of another era, delivering grand elegance to their grounds. In the Snowdonia National Park there’s an abundance of wild nature, but looking at gar […]

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Heritage And Historical Attractions Around Betws y Coed – Snowdonia

A popular destination for visitors who have the great outdoors on their minds, Betws y Coed is also an excellent base for discovering historical gems. Here are a few of our favourites. The beautiful village of Betws y Coed is known as the ‘Gateway to Snowdonia’, and is a popular destination for visitors who want to explore all that the mountainous Snowdonia region has to offer. While many tourists […]

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Betws y Coed, the Gateway to Snowdonia

Betws y Coed, the Gateway to Snowdonia, is an enchanting little village that offers more than just its natural beauty to its visitors. Situated in the heart of Snowdonia, it is a popular destination for weekend getaways to escape to the tranquillity of its undisturbed nature, or indeed to take on some of the more challenging terrain it has to offer. Not often can you find a single location where y […]

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Explore Snowdonia and Give the Car a Rest

  Here at Bryn Bella we are finding more and more of our guests are discovering the freedom offered by car-free holidays in North Wales. Increasingly, our guests are either leaving their cars at home or in our car park once they arrive and exploring the area by alternative bus, train, bicycle or on foot. Car-less visitors are anything but stranded, especially here in Betws-y-Coed, the Gateway […]

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Bryn Bella Guest House Snowdonia

Where sustainability meets Quality. Bryn Bella, Betws-y-Coed, Snowdonia North Wales You first stop for a great accommodation and great adventure.

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Motor Bikers or Mountain Bikes and Now Kayaks

Coming here by Motor Bike? Or just bringing your Mountain Bikes or Kayak with you? Want to keep it undercover in our garage? Inform us at the time of booking and we will happily store it in our double garage for you, at no extra cost. In addition why not take advantage of our wash down facilities to clean down your bikes after a fun day in the mud. whether you are Mountain Biking or Touring on Mot […]

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