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    • Betws-y-Coed
      Tyler Rosberg
      Kelsey Waite
    • Location
      Betws-y-Coed is located in Conwy County Burough.
      Conwy County Burough is located in North Wales.
      Gwydyr Forest is near Betws-y-Coed.
      It is the main northern centre for the Snowdonia National Park.
      The A5 highway runs directly through the town.
      Map of region
      Gwydyr Forest
    • Local People
      The locals speak Welsh and use the £ for currency.
      They use bilingual signs to invite tourists in.
      The main street is called the Holyhead Road.
      Welsh Flag
      Bilingual Street Sign
    • History
      Neolithic people lived in Betws-y-Coed before 2,000 B.C.
      In 2,000 B.C., Spaniards (called Beaker Folk) sailed into the Betws-y-Coed region without disturbing the Neolithic people.
      Celts (called Britons) came into this part of Wales in 600 B.C., and brought iron work and improved agriculture.
      Betws-y-Coed later became part of the Kingdom of Gwynned until the 12th century.
    • History
      Before the 19th century, Betws-y-Coed did not have much tourism.
      There were mainly only coal mines.
      After the start of railroads, people flocked to Betws-y-Coed for its beauty and small town feel.
      Artists like David Cox and JMW Turner, came to Betws-y-Coed to paint landscapes.
      Conwy Castle, Wales by JMW Turner
      Bettws-y-Coed Church, North Wales
      By David Cox
    • Bridges
      Pont-y-Pair Bridge was built
      in 1468, and is located in the
      Gwydyr Forest.
      Another famous bridge in
      Betws-y-Coed is the Waterloo
      Bridge. It is part of the A5 that
      goes through the town. It has an
      inscription on it saying, “This
      arch was constructed in the same
      year the battle of Waterloo was
      Pont-y-Pair Bridge
      Waterloo Bridge
    • Map of Betws-y-Coed
    • DAY ONE
      Snowdonia National Park
      St. Michael’s Church
      St. Mary’s Parish Church
      Conwy Railway Museum
      Check into Hotel
    • Snowdonia National Park
      Arrive in Snowdonia National Park around 8 a.m. and rent a bicycle.
      £ 5.00
      Ride on the Traffic-Free trail, LlynBrenig.
      10 miles long
    • Lunch
      Ty Gwyn Hotel
      16th Century coach house
      Near Snowdonia national park
      Theme Nights
      Our meal:
      Home-made Fresh Foie Gras, Cognac, Sun blushed Tomato & Asparagus Terrine, Spicy Mushroom Pickle
      Dining Room in Ty Gwyn Hotel
      Outside view from Ty Gwyn
    • St. Michael’s Church
      It is the oldest building in Betws-y-Coed.
      It was built in the 14th century.
      Only has church service twice a year, although it is open year-round.
    • St. Mary’s Parish Church
      Stands across from St. Michael’s Church.
      It was built in 1873.
    • Conwy Railway Museum
      Admission: £1.50
      Electric Tram
      Electric Tram Ride
    • Dinner
      Waterloo Hotel
      1815 Contemporary Bridge
      Fresh produce
      Fine wine and lagers
      Our meal:
      Roast Leg of Welsh Farm Assured Lamb, Vegetables and New Potatoes
      Dining Room in Waterloo Hotel
    • Hotel
      The Courthouse
      The majority of the individually styled and decorated guest bedrooms were formerly judges' chambers and magistrates' rooms.
      The building once served as the towns police station & magistrates court
      Single Room and Breakfast
      Add Breakfast menu Kelsey:
    • Day Two
      Snowdon Mountain Railway
      Lunch at Bodnant Garden
      Visit Bodnant Garden
      Welsch Mountain Zoo
      Dinner at The Dragon B&B & Chinese Restaurant
    • Snowdon Mountain Railway
      Ticket Itinerary
      • Llanberis Station
      • Hebron
      • Halfway
      • Rocky Valley
      • Clogwyn Station
      • The Summit
      The Summit of Snowdon from the Miners Track
    • Photo Gallery of Snowdon Mountain Railway
      1. The Summit of Snowdon
      2. The spectacular waterfall seen from the viaduct
      3. The upper mountain
      4. A steam locomotive
      approaches the Summit
    • Lunch at Bodnant Garden
      Dining Area:
      Vegetarian options
      Main meals
      Teas and coffees
      Cake and pudding
      Our Lunch:
      Ham and Welsh Cheddar Cheese
      Inside view of the restaurant.
    • Bondman Garden
      • 80 Acre Garden
      • River Conway
      • £7.00
      • Two Parts:
      • Upper Garden
      • Lower Garden
      • SPRING
      • Camellias, Magnolias, Daffodils and other Spring bulbs
      • SUMMER
      • Terraced Gardens are very colorful with herbaceous borders, roses, water lilies, clematis and many unusual wall shrubs and climbers.
      • AUTUMN
      • Autumnal leaf foliage - in varying shades of reds, greens, purples and golds.
      View in autumn from the Top Rose Terrace.
    • Welsh Mountain Zoo
      • Over 60 different animals and reptiles
      • Zoo Club
      • Zoo Keeper for the day
      • Learning Sessions
      • £ 9.00
      Dining pictures
      Fine food and wine
      Chinese food
      Welsh food
      Legend fireplace
      Our meal:
      Fried Beancurd with Salt and Pepper
      Dining area
      Another view of dining area
    • Cost of Trip
      Pounds - £94.39
      U.S. Dollar - $150.00
      National Park - $8.06
      Ty Gwyn Hotel Lunch- $8.87
      Conwy Railway Museum- $2.42
      Waterloo Hotel Dinner- $13.70
      The Courthouse - $56.42
      Snowdon Railway - $19.34
      Bondman Garden w/ lunch - $19.26
      Welsh Zoo - $14.51
      Dragon Restaurant -$11.28
      Total: $153.83
      National Park - £5.00
      Ty Gwyn Hotel Lunch- £5.50
      Conwy Railway Museum- £1.50
      Waterloo Hotel Dinner- £8.50
      The Courthouse - £35
      Snowdon Railway - £12
      Bondman Garden w/ lunch - £11.95
      Welsh Zoo - £9.00
      Dragon Restaurant - £7.00
      Total: £95.45
    • Works Cited
      Betws-Y-Coed & Districts ." Accommadations . Betws y Coed Snowdonia North Wales , n.d. Web. 3 Feb 2011. <http://www.betws-y-coed.co.uk>.
      "Betws-Y-Coed in Snowdonia North Wales ." Welcome to Betws-y-Coed. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Feb 2011. <http://www.betws-y-coed.com/>.
      Blue Sky Technologies Ltd , . "Bodnant Garden ." What's In Flower . N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Feb 2011. <http://bodnant-garden.co.uk/>.
      North Wales Web Design , . "Welsh Mountain Zoo Colwyn Bay ." Zoo Faciliteis . N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Feb 2011. <http://www.welshmountainzoo.org>.
      PJ Webworks , . "Friends of St. Michael's ." Restoring the Church of St. Michael's, Betws-y-Coed . St. Michael's, Betws-y-Coed, n.d. Web. 3Feb 2011.