Betws-y-coed, the official ‘Gateway to Snowdonia’ Betws-y-Coed is North Wales' most popular inland resort. It is where the River Conwy meets its three tributaries flowing from the west, the Llugwy, the Lledr and the Machno. Much of it was built in Victorian times and it is the principal village of the Snowdonia National Park.
Bodnant Gardens is one of the most beautiful gardens in the UK, spanning some 80 acres and is situated above the River Conwy on ground sloping towards the west and looking across the valley towards the Snowdonia range.
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Bodelwyddan Castle is situated in Denbighshire, North Wales. Set in 260 acres of magnificent parkland, the Castle is now an outstation of the National Portrait Gallery and is open to the public most days throughout the year. As well as being a historic house and museum, the Castle also boasts large areas of formal garden and natural woodland. It is an ideal location for a family day out as there are lots of things to do and see. Sat Nav: LL18 5YA
Rhuddlan Castle is a stone Edwardian concentric fortress, built in impressive symmetry. Dominated by the diamond-shaped inner ward with its high curtain wall, flanked on the angles by massive four storey twin-towered gatehouses and round towers. A broad ditch with a stone revetment and flanked by small buttresses and turrets protects the narrow octagonal outer ward. The River Clwyd was canalized to give access from the sea and the defended water-gate and dock are still overlooked by the four storey Gillot's Tower. Sat Nav: LL18 5AD