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In light of COVID-19, please make sure you check with your travel and activity or attraction providers before travelling. You can get the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Wales at the Public Health Wales website.


Ty Hyll is owned by the Snowdonia Society and the grounds, beehives and honeybee room are lovingly maintained by our volunteers. As a registered charity it works to protect, enhance and celebrate Snowdonia.





Ty Hyll is located on the A5 between Capel Curig and Betws y Coed. It is easily accessible by car, with 12 parking spaces and 1 disabled parking space – please park carefully.

Ty Hyll is also accessible on foot and by bike. It is located close to the Marin Trail, one of the best known mountain biking trails in north Wales. Secure bicycle racks are available in our parking area.

If you are visiting on foot, there is a path along the north bank of the Llugwy River from Betws y Coed to Ty Hyll. For nearby walks in the area, you can find easy to follow route descriptions here.

For public transport information, please visit Traveline Cymru. The nearest train station is in Betws y Coed, and the nearest bus stop is directly outside the house. Padarn bus S2 services the route between Betws y Coed and Llanberis via Ty Hyll