Elen's Castle Hotel is set at the heart of the Snowdonia National Park in the beautiful Lledr Valley near Betws-y-Coed.

  • Between Betws-y-Coed and Blaenau Ffestiniog
  • Ideal for visiting Zip World and Surf Snowdonia

The hotel is an ideal base from which to explore Snowdonia and the rest of North Wales.

dolwyddelan castle and snowdon
Dolwyddelan Castle and Snowdon

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Dolwyddelan Castle, just outside the village centre, controls a commanding and awesome panorama and the views from the battlements are breath-taking; the Crimea Pass (Bwlch y Gorddinan) and the Moelwyn Mountains, towards Moel Siabod and away to the Denbigh Moors. There are many other castles to visit in the area including Caernarfon, Penrhyn, Conwy, Criccieth & Harlech Castles.

Steam railways to visit include the Ffestiniog, Welsh Highland,  and Snowdon Mountain railways. An attraction well worth a visit is the italienate village of Portmeirion.

There are many adrenaline pumping attractions in the area include Zip World Titan, Caverns and Bounce Below in Blaenau Ffestiniog (10 minute drive from the hotel), and Zip World Velocity, Zip World Fforest and Surf Snowdonia.

This part of Snowdonia offers great walking, climbing and mountain biking. Snowdon is close by and their are mountain bike trails at the Marin Trail, Antur Stiniog Downhill, Penmachno and Coed-y-Brenin. Horse riding and white water rafting are also available in the area.

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