Explore Beddgelert and Snowdonia from Cae Du Campsite in North Wales
Cae Du Campsite is set in 30 acres near the foot of Snowdon just outside the village of Beddgelert in the Snowdonia National Park.
- at the edge of Beddgelert
- 10 minutes by car to the foot of Snowdon
- walks from the campsite
- at the heart of the Snowdonia National Park
Located at the edge of the beautiful village of Beddgelert, this campsite is ideally located for exploring Snowdonia and the rest of North Wales.
Attractions Around Cae Du Campsite
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Things To Do and Places To Visit around Cae Du Campsite
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The beautiful village of Beddgelert, a place of legend, culture and history, is right on our doorstep. Following the footpath along the banks of the Glaslyn leads to Beddgelert's most famous historical feature; 'Gelert's Grave'. The legend is heart-breaking and tragic and the grave is a 'must see' for all visitors.
The village of Beddgelert itself, in keeping with its location in the Snowdonia National Park, is picturesque and unspoilt. Small and friendly, it boasts a full range of facilities and shops, including, a pizzeria selling locally made award winning ice creams, arts and craft shops, great restaurants, and traditional pubs. There is also a small Post Office and general store in the village.
Cae Du Campsite is a perfect base for walking and other outdoor activities. There are many circular walks from the campsite, and paths up the local mountains, including Snowdon, start nearby. You can go mountain biking along the local mountain tracks, with mountain bike hire, sales and service available at Beddgelert Bikes in the village. For the adventurous guided gorge walking, scrambling, rock climbing and hill walking are available through Summit to Savour who are based in Beddgelert.
Steam railway enthusiasts can visit the Ffestiniog Railway, Welsh Highland Railway, and Snowdon Mountain Railway and others in the area. The Welsh Highland Railway travels from Beddgelert to Caernarfon or Porthmadog - experience the historic steam engines through glorious coastlines, ancient oak woodlands, mountains, rivers and castles
There are plenty of attractions to visit in North Wales, including the castles for which Wales is famous. Caernarfon Castle can be reached by taking the steam railway from Beddgelert, and other castle such as Conwy, Harlech, Criccieth and Dolwyddelan are within easy reach. Portmeirion is within easy reach and well worth a visit.
See our 'Find Us' page for a location map and route planner.