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Events in Betws-y-Coed and the surrounding areas…

There is always lots on - and lots to do and see - in and around Betws-y-Coed.

In addition to the events in the calendar below there are regular events throughout the summer:

St. Mary’s Church Betws-y-Coed - Welsh Male Voice Choir Concert, Sunday evenings in July, August and September. Please visit the Tourist Information Centre for more details.

ANTIQUES in Betws-y-Coed - Dates for 2019. Monday April 22nd. Monday 27th May. Thursday 30th May. Then every Thursday until the end of October. There are also some Saturdays through the summer: 8th June, 13th July, 10th August.  Fairs are held from 09.00 until 15.30. 

BOOK FAIR in Betws-y-Coed - Saturday mornings in The Memorial Hall – Look for signage for dates.

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June 28th - 30th Snowdonia Challenge Betws Y Coed +

The Snowdonia Challenge is a brand new and unique event which started in North Wales in 2017. The only event of its kind in the UK! This challenge is not for the faint hearted, to take on the full challenge you will need commitment and determination to prepare for and complete this event. This is not just about challenge and adventure though.. Taking part in the first Snowdonia Challenge you will be part of an amazing experience where you will explore parts of Snowdonia you've never been before.. In the evenings you will get to hear the stories of adventurers from across the UK while sharing your own with others. Full event - 3 day walking event – 100km over 3 days Or if you'd like to be a part of it but can't commit to the full 3 days then join us for 1 or 2 days. Each morning we will start from the beautiful village of Betws-y-coed. There will be 3 different routes through the stunning Snowdonia mountains and forests starting from and returning to the same place each day. Routes will be marked, marshalled and guided along the way. As a community event 15% from each registration will be donated to charitable and community causes within Snowdonia National Park (details coming soon). You can take part in this event for a charity of your choice either as an individual or as part of a charity team. Entry fees 1 day £45 2 days £94 3 days £132 Charity place £120 Includes Full support throughout your challenge Gift bag from sponsors Fundraising advice and support Training and kit advice Entry to evening talks Teams - 4 people £400 (includes all of the above - teams of 4 must also provide their 'ground' own support team) We will provide details soon of team support packages available from us. Deposit of £25 will be required to secure your place.

Contact: Tracey Breese 07525 625375 hello@breeseadventures.co.uk www.breeseadventures.co.uk/events/snowdonia-challenge-2018/ BOOK ONLINE

Entrance fee: See description and web link. (advanced booking required)

  • Snowdonia Challenge
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July 5th Workshop: Blend your own herbal tisanes at Tŷ Hyll Ty Hyll (Ugly House) +

Workshop: Blend your own herbal tisanes at Tŷ Hyll 4:30pm-6:30pm, Tŷ Hyll, Betws-y-coed Learn how to pick and blend herbs to make your own Snowdonia tisanes (herbal infusions) from the plants at Tŷ Hyll. Teapots, strainers and recipes provided so you can give it a go. Spaces limited. Advance booking essential: contact Claire: claire@snowdonia-society.org.uk | 01286 685498 Please donate generously Instead of giving a price for this event we invite donations on the day. Please donate generously; any proceeds will go towards the Snowdonia Society’s work of protecting and enhancing Snowdonia’s beauty and special qualities.

Contact: Claire 01286685498 claire@snowdonia-society.org.uk www.snowdonia-society.org.uk/event/workshop-blend-your-own-herbal-tisanes-at-ty-hyll/?event_date=2019-07-05 (advanced booking required)

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Ty Hyll,, Betws Rd. Capel Curig. LL24 0DS
July 14th Scott Snowdonia Trail Marathon Llanberis +

Welcome to the Snowdonia Trail Marathon 2019, a stunning Trail Marathon, Ultra Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k, starting and finishing in Wales's outdoor capital, Llanberis. The Snowdonia Trail Marathon is a challenge in every sense of the word. Ascending 1,685 metres over 26 miles of iconic and spectacular trails, this epic race will circumnavigate and eventually climb Wales' highest peak - Snowdon. The incredible route explores the trails, gorgeous panoramic views and tough climbs that make Snowdonia National Park such a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. Visiting Rhyd Ddu, Beddgelert, Nant Gwynant, Pen y Pass and Snowdon, there surely can't be a more striking trail marathon route in the UK! The Ultra encompasses 7000ft of climbing over 60km and visits the beautiful Cwm Tresgl and Cwm Pennant before rejoining the Marathon Route to ascent Snowdon. The half marathon option takes in many of the fantastic routes and trails as the half marathon, but ascends Snowdon via the Snowdon Ranger route, rather than the PyG track. The 10k skirts the base of Snowdon before returning past Dolbadarn castle and into Padarn country park and the heart of the Dinorwig slate quarries. As well as a fantastic day of racing, there will be masses to see and do to keep spectators entertained. This will include hot and cold food, music, a wide range of activities and loads of kids entertainment too.

www.snowdoniatrailmarathon.com (advanced booking required)

July 20th International Snowdon Race Llanberis +
www.snowdonrace.co.uk (advanced booking required)

July 22nd - March 27th Wales 360 Wales: with two days based around the village of Betws Y Coed. +

Wales360 is an incredible six day trail riding point-to-point challenge. Each dramatic stage is punctuated by shorter Enduro style timed segments, giving you the opportunity to test your limits every day. Wales360 brings you a discovery of Wales over the course of a week. You’ll immerse yourself in an all inclusive and fully supported Welsh experience. Your every need will be catered for. All you need to do is enjoy the dramatic landscapes and amazing trails. See website for further details.

wales360registrations@thetour.co.uk www.wales360.com/ BOOK ONLINE (advanced booking required)

August 7th Members: Children’s natural art workshop Ty Hyll (Ugly House) +

Members: Children’s natural art workshop 2-4pm, Tŷ Hyll, near Betws-y-coed An enchanting afternoon of outdoor art for members of the Snowdonia Society and their families. Join local environmental artist Tim Pugh for an inspiring workshop in the flower-filled woods at Tŷ Hyll. Advance booking essential: contact Claire: claire@snowdonia-society.org.uk | 01286 685498

Contact: Claire 01286685498 claire@snowdonia-society.org.uk www.snowdonia-society.org.uk/event/members-childrens-natural-art-workshop/?event_date=2019-08-07 (advanced booking required)

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Ty Hyll, Betws Rd, Capel Curig. LL24 0DS
August 12th CHAPTERHOUSE THEATRE COMPANY: The Secret Garden Bodnant Garden +

An evening performance of The Secret Garden in the stunning setting of our World Famous Garden. Sit back and relax, open your picnic and enjoy!

03442 491895 www.chapterhouse.org BOOK ONLINE (advanced booking required)

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Bodnant Garden , Tal-y-cafn, Conwy. LL28 5RE
September 21st - 22nd Snowdonia 24 Betws Y Coed +

Snowdonia’s brand new 24 hour individual and team challenge Challenging but scenic trail through Snowdonia’s Gwydyr Forest Complete as many laps of this stunning 10km trail as you can, and do each one at your own pace Take on the challenge by yourself or enter as a team Fully supported throughout the 24 hours by our team of qualified mountain leaders and ‘base team’ 24 hour first aid and emergency assistance Hot meals and snacks included Take home an exclusive, locally sourced Snowdonia 24 slate medal and some amazing memories.

Contact: Tracey Breese 07525625375 hello@breeseadventures.co.uk www.breeseadventures.co.uk/what-we-do/snowdonia-24/ BOOK ONLINE

Entrance fee: Please see website for individual and team prices. (advanced booking required)

October 3rd - 6th Wales Rally GB Wales Rally GB +

About Wales Rally GB is a stage rally motor sport event and, in 2019, is the 12th round of the World Rally Championship. The event takes place over four days of competition and each day is divided into a number of 'Special Stages' which are when the drivers race against the clock for the fastest time. For the rest of the event they have to follow a pre-set schedule on normal public roads to get them to the next check point on time. Branded as Wales Rally GB since 2003 when the Welsh Government became the principal funding partner, the rally is based out of a central Rally Village with competitive stages throughout north and mid Wales.


October 26th - November 1st Ffear Fforest Halloween event at Zip World Fforest Zip World Fforest Betws Y Coed +

Come and join in for some Halloween fun. Please see website for further details and how to book online.


October 26th Snowdonia Marathon Llanberis +
www.snowdoniamarathon.co.uk (advanced booking required)

November 2nd - 3rd Snowdonia Walking Festival Snowdonia +

Entrance fee: Walks from £5 (advanced booking required)

November 9th Betws Y Coed Trail Challenge Betws Y Coed +

Betws-y-Coed Trail Challenge was established in 2013 by not-for-profit community group Betws Ymlaen. Our aim is to stage an event that is challenging and enjoyable for the competitors and that showcases the stunning lakes and forests around Betws-y-Coed - the Gateway to Snowdonia. During the day we will also have a number of attractions for families and spectators around the village while the race takes place, including a junior fun run. For 2019 we are adding in a new challenge: a half marathon taking in double to ascent but also a second chance to take in the views.

challenge@trailbetws.com www.trailbetws.com

November 17th Conwy Half Marathon Conwy +

Voted in the top 5 most scenic Half Marathons in the UK by Readers of Runners World”, This GREAT Half Marathon now in its 9th year and “already being regarded as a classic” The start & finish is on the quayside in front of the 700+ year old Conwy Castle. 2016 Saw over 3,000 runners take part, many PB’s were achieved. The route runs along the road adjacent to the Conwy River as it proceeds towards Deganwy beach and the West Shore Llandudno, from there it goes along church Walks towards Llandudno Pier, then around the Great Orme taking in views of the Isle of Anglesey, Puffin Island and the surrounding North Wales coastline, then back to Conwy and the finish line.

Contact: Run Wales 07981 082261 race@runwales.com www.runwales.com/events/conwy-half-marathon BOOK ONLINE

Entrance fee: From £30 (advanced booking required)

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