Explore Snowdonia and North Wales from Dolgam near Betws-y-Coed
Located on the A5 between Betws y Coed and Capel Curig, Dolgam is the ideal base to enjoy all of Snowdonia’s attractions.
- Between Betws-y-Coed and Snowdon
- Numerous attractions and activities
- Stunning local scenery
Be it on foot, on bike or in a vehicle, the options are limitless for an action-packed holiday in North Wales.
Attractions Around Dolgam
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Things To Do and Places To Visit around Dolgam
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With all the Welsh 3,000 foot peaks within 10 miles of the site, and the Gwydyr Forest on its door step, there are hundreds of miles of footpaths to explore. Whatever the weather, or personal ambition, it is possible to choose the right walk for every occasion.
We are the base for local outdoor activity Snowdonia Nordic Walking. Snowdonia Nordic Walking offers guided walks with an INWA qualified Instructor. Our half day session includes pole hire and fit, technique guidance, a guided walk (between 5-10k) followed by refreshment. £35 per person. See the Snowdonia Nordic Walking website for more information and to book!
Over recent years, Snowdonia has developed to be one of the main mountain biking regions in Britain. The Marin trail is less than 5 minutes away on bike from Dolgam, with the Penmachno trails and the world class Antur Stiniog 'Downhill' centre less than 30 minutes away by car, or an hour by bike.
The area now has a number of attractions unique to the UK, including Surf Snowdonia (the first inland surf centre of its kind in the UK), Zip World in Bethesda (which has the longest zip line in Europe), Bounce Below in Blaenau Ffestiniog (the world's first subterranean playground), Tree Top adventures in Betws y Coed and Go Below in Penmachno - to name just some of the options available!
Have a look at the map above to see how accessible they are all from Dolgam.
For those looking for organised activities, North Wales Active is the only company in North Wales that provides solely private and bespoke adventure activities, meaning they don’t mix groups. They offer a range of outdoor experiences including rock climbing, coasteering, and gorge walking.
There are also numerous tourist attractions to visit locally. There are Steam railways at the Ffestiniog Railway, Welsh Highland Railway, and Snowdon Mountain Railway and others in the area. There are many local Castles and Houses to explore - see the map above for more details.
See our 'Find Us' page for a location map and route planner.