Betws-y-Coed

Betws-y-Coed is a village in Snowdonia National Park in Wales where we stopped off for a brief wander around during our stay in Llandudno. Our first stop was the railway station which was built in 1868. Whilst still an active station it is now owned by Jacha and Gwyn Potgieter who use the businesses they own at the station to raise awareness of conservation issues. We were very taken by the artwork below highlighting the growing problem caused by plastics.

Another building that caught our eye was the Church of St Mary, built in 1873 on the site of a former fairground.

We also walked by the lovely river and browsed in some of the shops heavily geared towards tourists.

You can find some more photos here.

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