Beddgelert Forest

This large forest is located near the village of Beddgelert in the Snowdonia National Park. In it you will find miles of walking paths and great mountain bike trails. There are great views towards Snowdon and a nice path around the lovely Llyn Llewellyn. The Welsh Highland Railway also runs through the forest so look out for the fine steam trains as you go.
This circular route starts from the car park just off the A4085 but you could also start from the nearby village. You can hire bikes there at Beddgelert Bikes. You can also pick up trail maps. The cycle routes are all waymarked so you can find your way easily.
The forest is also great for walkers with miles of good tracks taking you through the attractive conifer woodland.
If you'd like to continue your walking in the area then you could climb Moel Hebog or visit the stunning Aberglaslyn Pass. Both of these walks can be started from Beddgelert.
There's also two lovely reservoirs with trails along the water and through surrounding woodland. Llyn Gwynant and Llyn Dinas are just a short distance from Beddgelert.

Beddgelert Forest Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map

Beddgelert Forest Aerial Photo View Map

Distance3 miles (5 km)
Joining RoutesMoel Hebog, Aberglaslyn Pass Beddgelert, Llyn Gwynant, Llyn Dinas
Memory Map RouteBeddgelert Forest.mmo (right click - 'Save As')

GPX File

Beddgelert Forest.gpx (right click - 'Save As')
Route Photos
Panoramic view northeast towards Yr Wyddfa(Snowdon)
Beautiful stream at the Beddgelert Campsite
Llyn Llewellyn
Welsh Highland Railway crossing in the forest
Snowdon view
Mynedd Tal-y-Mignedd
Old Mine
Forest track

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Map (Route in Red)
Aerial Photo View of this route

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