A welcome!. Accommodation. N Wales & Snowdonia 1. A Stroll Around the Garden. Access Statement. How to get here. Tariff & Reservations. Page 12. Terms and Conditions.

A Country Garden House in SNOWDONIA, North Wales                   
                                              Self-catering luxury holiday accommodation

If you would like more information or wish to make a reservation, please contact Wendy or Geoffrey Tyson by any of the following methods:

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Golygfa’r Llywelyn, Capel Garmon, Betws-y-Coed,

Snowdonia, North Wales, LL26 0RG

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How to get here
We are here!

(A) From the NORTH

and from MANCHESTER.

Leave A55 at J19, take A470 south, about 14 miles to Llanrwst.  Continue south on A470 for 3½ miles (having IGNORED the 1st Capel Garmon turning left which was 2 miles – and at the end of the brand new road). Now take 2nd (the next) signposted turning on Left to Capel Garmon. Blue Sign: Single Track Road. You are now ¼ mile north of A5 at Betws-y-Coed, and you are at **WAYPOINT 1**.

(B) From the SOUTH-EAST

Approach Betws-y-Coed on the A5. Just 200 yds after A470 coming in on Left, don’t cross Waterloo Bridge on Left, but go straight ahead on A470, signed Llanrwst/Conwy/Llandudno. After ¼ mile, take 1st turning Right signposted to Capel Garmon.
You are at **WAYPOINT 1**

(B1) From the SOUTH EAST and BIRMINGHAM, alternative tourist route from Pentrefoelas on A5, avoiding traffic on long hill down to Betws-y-Coed, taking the top road through Capel Garmon village. (You don’t go to WAYPOINT 1)

Pass through Pentrefoelas on A5, continue 3½ miles to minor crossroads, signed Capel Garmon to Right. Narrow lane, ups and downs, 2½ miles, pass through Capel Garmon village, take next Left 600 yds signed (maybe) Betws-y-Coed. The next bit is tricky. Come down the hill ¾ mile (1 km) to our entrance: you pass by some cottages on the Left, and the entrance to Capel Garmon Boarding Kennels on the Left, a terrace of cottages up on Right, then down steep hill; see on Left Siabod View’s American-style letter box and we are the next entrance on Left by Public Footpath sign. Go through two stone gate pillars (our house name, Golygfa’r Llywelyn, is on the Left one), go down the driveway to end; (note stone arches – you have arrived). Phew!


As the crow flies we are about 400 metres roughly east from the Waterloo Bridge over the River Conwy. Look at the OS Explorer Map OL17, 1km square 80 55,

OS Grid Reference 802 555.

BY BOAT - Free mooring!

Latitude N(+)53.0517,

Longitude W(-)03.4725

Betws-y-Coed lies at the confluence of the rivers Conwy, Llugwy, Lledr and Machno, in the heart of North Wales. It is located at the junction of the A5 (NW Wales to London) and A470 (North Wales to South Wales) trunk roads. That’s it; you’re nearly here - within half a mile if you could fly, and a mile and a half by road.


If you are travelling by public transport (regular buses, coaches and trains to Betws-y-Coed) we will collect you from the village to save you the long walk up the steep hill.


It all depends on whether you are approaching us from the north, south-east or west!

Note: Directions (A) (B) and (C) take you to **WAYPOINT 1**, exactly the same point on the A470 at the bottom of our steep hill up to Capel Garmon village.


Actually, it’s very easy to find your way here; although we are situated in a very secluded position, we are only half a mile off the main road.

However, some visitors may find route-finding confusing, so we are happy to meet guests anywhere locally and guide you here! Just telephone when you are near.

and the WEST

Leave the village of Betws-y-Coed in an easterly direction, cross the Waterloo Bridge, turn immediate Left onto A470 north, signed Llanrwst/Conwy/Llandudno. In ¼ mile, take 1st proper turning Right signed Capel Garmon.
You are at **WAYPOINT 1**.

**FROM WAYPOINT 1** This is on the A470, at the bottom of our steep hill signed to Capel Garmon.

Note your exact mileage. Come up the steep hill, single track road, ignore gated entrance 300 yds on Right. At exactly ½ mile from the bottom, turn off at first driveway on Right (note cottage hiding in woodland). Green Public Footpath sign reads Llwybr Cyhoeddus. (If you reach “Gelli, Siabod View” on right, or a terrace of cottages up on left, you have gone too far). Immediately, take very small bridge across stream, ignore track up straight ahead; bear Right,  ignore cottage car park on immediate Right, stay on poor tarmac, go straight ahead through two stone gate pillars and white gate, name on L pillar: Golygfa'r Llywelyn. Go down wide driveway 130 yds (stone walls both sides) to car park at bottom. Note stone arches; you have arrived - and we know you will be happy here.

The bottom of our hill is Waypoint 1
 Exactly half a mile
 We are here !
10 miles
 We are here !


Don’t take
this turning!
Take this one!
Access Statement Tariff & Reservations How to get here

Spot our house! Looking back to our house, from a picnic place, 3 miles to the west

Where are we?

We are up on the hill,

overlooking Betws-y-Coed,

in Snowdonia,North Wales.

If you get lost and seek directions

ask for Wendy and Geoff Tyson

at Golygfa’r Llywelyn,

near Capel Garmon








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Golygfa'r Llywelyn
Capel Garmon
nr Betws-y-Coed
Conwy, LL26 0RG
01690 710 440
07759 012 380
07752 496 370
OS Grid Ref 802 556
Latitude N 53.084090˚ (53˚05.045΄)
Longitude W -03.789480˚ (-03˚47.369′)
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Golygfar Llywelyn, Capel Garmon

SATNAV Caution! If you are within 30 miles, Postcode SATNAV will take you on a tour around the countryside. Less than 10 miles and you will end up in sheep country. Two miles and you finish your journey in our neighbour’s cowshed. Be warned!!!