Betws-y-Coed
Betws-y-Coed
walisisch Betws-y-Coed
Afon Llugwy
Afon Llugwy
Koordinaten 53° 5′ N, 3° 48′ W53.091511-3.803759Koordinaten: 53° 5′ N, 3° 48′ W
Betws-y-Coed (Wales)
Betws-y-Coed
Betws-y-Coed
Bevölkerung 1.187 (2001)
Verwaltung
Post town BETWS-Y-COED
Postleitzahlen­abschnitt LL24 0
Vorwahl 01690
Landesteil Wales
Preserved County Clwyd
Unitary authority Conwy
Britisches Parlament Aberconwy
National Assembly for Wales Aberconwy

Betws-y-Coed (ˈbɛtʊs ə ˈkɔɨd ) ist eine Kleinstadt im nördlichen Wales.

Der Ort ist ein Tourismuszentrum im Snowdonia-Nationalpark. Zu den Attraktionen gehören die Swallow Falls und die Waterloo Bridge, die von Thomas Telford zum Zeichen des Siegs über Napoleons Truppen erbaut wurde.

Der Name Betws oder Bettws ([ˈbɛtuːs]) wird meist vom angelsächsischen Wort 'bed-hus' (= Bethaus) hergeleitet. Betws-y-Coed bedeutet Bethaus im Wald.

Sehenswürdigkeiten

  • Betws-y-Coed Railway Station
  • Conwy Valley Railway Museum
  • Miners’ Bridge
  • Kirche St. Michael (14. Jhdt.)
  • Llyn Elsi Reservoir

In der Nähe des Ortes liegt das Cotswold Severn tomb Capel Garmon

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