T10 Bangor – Betws-y-Coed – CorwenBangor - Betws-y-Coed - Corwen
The T10 bus route from Bangor to Corwen is a enthralling journey that cuts through some of the most stunning landscapes in North Wales.
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1 hour 40 minutes
5 services daily
Bangor, Gorsaf TrenHow to get here
Bangor is known for being one of the greenest cities in the UK, with a commitment to sustainability and environmentally friendly initiatives. The city has won several awards for its efforts to reduce carbon emissions and promote eco-friendly practices.
As the bus leaves Bangor, the view from the window is dominated by the backdrop of mountains. These majestic peaks, famously known as the Eryri range, create an impressive backdrop to the urban landscape below. It really is a fascinating contrast!
As the bus continues on its adventure, it passes through the small village of Llandygai, where fields of green pasture and scattered farmhouses can be seen. The scenery gradually becomes more rural as the bus approaches Bethesda Victoria Square, with rolling hills and dense forests dominating the landscape.
As the bus climbs higher, it passes by the crystal-clear waters of Llyn Ogwen, a serene and tranquil lake nestled between the mountains. The reflections of the surrounding peaks shimmer on the surface of the water, creating a breathtaking view.
The next stop is St. Curig’s Church, an ancient and atmospheric building that dates back to the 12th century and is situated in a pretty valley, surrounded by fields.
As the bus continues on its journey, it passes by the Swallow Falls Hotel, located close to the famous Swallow Falls waterfall. The waterfall is a spectacular sight, with the river cascading down a series of rocky steps amidst a backdrop of dense woodland.
The bus then enters the charming village of Betws-y-Coed, famous for its stunning natural scenery and quaint, historic buildings. The village is surrounded by ancient woodland and is crisscrossed by the meandering River Conwy.
As if this wasn’t thrilling enough, the scenery then becomes more rugged as the bus continues on its journey, passing through the delightful Pentrefoelas and Rhydlydan Turn. The views from the window are dominated by a mix of rocks and mountain slopes, creating a sense of awe and wonder and nature at its very best!
The next stop is the St Mary Magdalene Church in Cerrigydrudion, a beautiful and historic building dating back to the 14th century. The church is framed by rolling hills and open fields, creating a blissfully serene setting, far removed from the hustle and bustle of Bangor of which the adventure began.
As the bus continues on its captivating journey, it passes through Tynant and Maerdy, with stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys visible from the window. Finally, it arrives at Corwen, a charming and historic town situated in the heart of the beautiful Dee Valley. The town is surrounded by rolling hills and green fields, creating a sense of tranquility and peace. It really is the most blissful of denouements for this fascinating journey. A trip that stays long, if not forever more, in the memory bank!
Gateway to the T10
By train from London and the Midlands to Chester and then to Bangor.
A Fab Day Out!
There’s no shortage of things to do in Bangor, where folk can explore the city’s rich history, including the ancient Bangor Cathedral and the historic Penrhyn Castle. There are also several beautiful parks and gardens in the city, including the idyllic Treborth Botanic Garden.
A first stop off at Llyn Ogwen is recommended – it’s a serene and picturesque lake, nestled between the mountains. Folk can enjoy hiking, fishing, and scenic walks around the lake. Then, back on-board the bus and located near the Swallow Falls Hotel stop, Swallow Falls is a breathtaking waterfall that cascades down a series of rocky steps. It’s not far short of a paradisiacal setting and the falls are easily accessible. Visitors can enjoy a picnic or a stroll through the surrounding woodland. On-board again and this time to Betws-y-Coed – a popular tourist destination. Customers can peruse the quaint shops and historic buildings, or take a stroll through the surrounding countryside. Then onto the final leg of the journey to Corwen, where there’s plenty to see and do, including the beautiful Corwen Manor Gardens and the ancient castle or historic Corwen Heritage Railway. Visitors can also explore the surrounding countryside, including the stunning Berwyn Mountains and the Dee Valley Way. This really is a breathtaking trip, crammed with sights and places to visit and explore – it’s the ultimate bus adventure!