Attractions in Beddgelert

News at Dafydd Hardy | 22/02/2024

Beddgelert, nestled within the stunning landscapes of Snowdonia National Park, offers a wealth of attractions and activities for visitors to explore. Here are some of the top attractions in and around Beddgelert:

Gelert's Grave: According to legend, Gelert was the faithful dog of Prince Llewelyn the Great. Visit Gelert's Grave, located near the river, where you can learn the tale of Gelert's bravery and loyalty.

Aberglaslyn Pass: Take a scenic walk through the Aberglaslyn Pass, a dramatic gorge carved by the River Glaslyn. The path offers breathtaking views of cascading waterfalls, rugged cliffs, and lush woodlands.

Sygun Copper Mine: Discover the fascinating history of copper mining in Snowdonia at Sygun Copper Mine. Explore underground chambers, tunnels, and caverns, and learn about the mining techniques used over the centuries.

Beddgelert Forest: Embark on a stroll or a more challenging hike through Beddgelert Forest. The forest offers a network of trails winding through ancient woodlands, with opportunities for wildlife spotting and enjoying the tranquil surroundings.

Snowdon Mountain Railway: Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Snowdonia from the comfort of a historic steam train. The Snowdon Mountain Railway takes passengers on a scenic journey to the summit of Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales.

Outdoor Activities: Beddgelert is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts, offering a range of activities such as hiking, mountain biking, fishing, kayaking, and rock climbing. With its diverse landscapes, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

These are just a few of the attractions that await visitors to Beddgelert. Whether you're interested in history, nature, outdoor adventure, or simply soaking up the village atmosphere, Beddgelert offers a wealth of experiences to discover.

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