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Afon Llugwy at Capel Curig

Capel Curig is a village in the county borough of Conwy, popular with climbers and hillwalkers due to its location in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park. There is an important road junction here, where the A5 continues between the Glyderau and Carneddau mountain ranges to Bangor and the A4085 turns further south to Llanberis.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

Capel Curig is on the historic A5 London to Holyhead trunk road.

By train[edit]

The nearest station is at Betws y Coed, 5 miles away.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Moel Siabod. is a lovely peak rising from here. Moel Siabod (Q6890110) on Wikidata Moel Siabod on Wikipedia


  • 1 Plas y Brenin (in the village of Capel Curig, about 5 miles away), +44 1690 720214. The National Mountain Centre. Offers courses in Hillwalking, Rock Climbing, Kayaking, Canoeing, Orienteering, Skiing and more. The centre has a pool, climbing walls, ropes course and a dry ski slope. Plas y Brenin (Q7201726) on Wikidata Plas y Brenin on Wikipedia







Go next[edit]

Routes through Capel Curig
BangorBethesda  NW UK road A5.svg E  Betws-y-CoedLlangollen

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