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Betws-y-Coed is a scenic village at the meeting point of the Llugwy and Conwy rivers, and is the main tourist village in the area. There are many shops catering for the visitor, and there is a very wide selection of good places to eat all year round.

Mae Betws-y-Coed yn bentref prydferth wedi ei leoli yn y man lle mae'r afonydd Llugwy a Chonwy yn cyfarfod. Hwn yw prif bentref twristiaeth yr ardal. Mae yna lawer o siopau i ymwelwyr, ac mae yna ddewis helaeth o lefydd da i fwyta trwy gydol y flwyddyn.

Population : about 600

Amenities  Gwasanaethau

Bank - Midland Bank (open 9:15 to 13:00 (14:30 on Mondays)) Automatic cashpoint.
Post Office - including National Lottery tickets
Railway Station (see links page for train times)
Buses - village is on many local bus routes (see map below for bus stops)
Doctor's Surgery (tel: 01690 710205)
Tourist Information Centre (tel: 01690 710426)
Beics Betws - Mountain Bike Hire (tel: 01690 710766)
Golf Course
Bettws-y-Coed Motors - Car repairs and servicing (tel: 01690 710303)
Petrol Station (Shell)

Shops  Siopau

Outdoor Shops:
Stuart Cunningham, Cotswold Essential Outdoor Store, Cotswold Rock Bottom (Sale Outlet)

Food Shops:
2 Bakeries, SPAR grocers, Delicatessen

Other Shops:
Anna Davies Welsh Wool Shop
Newsagents (also sells toiletries & non-prescription medicines)
Numerous gift shops selling souvenirs, clothes & gifts for all occasions.

Places to Eat  Llefydd i Fwyta

The Cross Keys - Restaurant & Bar food
Pont-y-Pair Café - very popular with walkers and cyclists
The Pont-y-Pair Inn - Bar food
The Three Gables - Family Restaurant
Plas Derwen Hotel - Family Restaurant
The Royal Oak - The Stables Bar food & Grill Room Restaurant
Alpine Coffee Shop - Café open during the daytime
Station Café - Eat your food in an old railway carriage
The Gwydir Hotel - Restaurant & Bar food
The Glan Aber Hotel - Restaurant & Bar food
The Waterloo Hotel - Restaurant & Bar food
Ty Gwyn - Restaurant
Conwy Falls Café - Snacks and meals (located at junction of A5 and B4406 to south-east of Betws-y-Coed).

Worth a Visit  Werth eu Gweld

Swallow Falls - (2 miles west of village)
St. Michael's Church - 14th century church by the river
Miner's Bridge - intriguing inclined bridge across the river Llugwy
Railway Museum

Places of Worship  Llefydd i Addoli

St. Mary's Church
Capel Bryn Mawr - Oedfa 10.00 Dydd Sul
Nearest Catholic Church is in Llanrwst

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