Walks: Snowdon and the surrounding peaks are within easy reach for spectacular walks. If you want to leave your car at Bryn Afon, you can take the Snowdon Sherpa Bus from Betws-y-Coed to any of the six main routes up Snowdon, giving you the option of taking different paths up and down Snowdon.
There are also stunning walks to enjoy in the Gwydir Forest right on our doorstep along with breathtaking waterfalls such as Swallow Falls, Conwy Falls and Fairy Glen and beautiful lakes like Llyn Geirionydd, Llyn Crafnant, Llyn Parc and Llyn Elsi.
Mountain biking: The Marin Trail is a ten-minute bike ride away from Bryn Afon in the nearby Gwydir Forest. Other mountain-bike trails nearby include Penmachno, Blaenaeu Ffestiniog & Coed y Brenin. For local bike hire and maintenance, visit Bike Wales.
For adrenaline junkies: Try the world’s longest and fastest zip wire, a forest rollercoaster, tree-top adventures or underground trampolining at ZipWorld or take on exhilarating underground challenges at Go Below.
Surfing: Experience the world’s first inland surf lagoon at Surf Snowdonia which is just 8 miles from Betws-y-Coed.
Guided walks and other activities: Celticos, Seren Ventures, Freedom Outdoors, Heart of the Wilderness and Outdoor Adventure Wales.