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Dolwyddelan Castle in the snow
Castell Dolwyddelan yn yr eira

Dolwyddelan  click to hear word

The village of Dolwyddelan is situated on the A470 about halfway between Betws-y-Coed and Blaenau Ffestiniog. It lies at the foot of Moel Siabod, in the beautiful Lledr Valley, and is overlooked by the impressive 12th century Welsh castle.

Lleolir pentref Dolwyddelan ar yr A470 tua hanner ffordd rhwng Betws-y-Coed a Blaenau Ffestiniog. Mae'n gorwedd wrth droed Moel Siabod, yn Nyffryn Lledr, ac mae Castell Dolwyddelan, a adeiladwyd yn y 12fed ganrif gan y Cymry, yn edrych drosto.


Amenities  Gwasanaethau

Post Office
Railway Station (see links page for train times)
Buses - village is on many local bus routes
Petrol Station - about 1 mile to east of village on A470

Shops  Siopau

SPAR grocery shop
Plant nursery

Places to Eat  Llefydd i Fwyta

Elens Castle - Restaurant & Bar food
The Gwydyr - Pub serving bar meals

Worth a Visit  Werth eu Gweld

Dolwyddelan Castle- fine 12th century Welsh castle in a commanding position overlooking the Lledr Valley.
St. Gwyddelan's Church - built around 1500 AD it incorporates some materials and fittings from an earlier 12th century church on Bryn-y-Bedd.

Places of Worship  Llefydd i Addoli

St. Gwyddelan's Church
Capel Moriah
Capel Bethel
The nearest Catholic Churches are in Llanrwst and Blaenau Ffestiniog

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