Gwydyr Stables Riding and Trekking Stables
The riding centre at Gwydyr Stables (formerly Ty Coch) was established in 1973 and offers a wonderful location for horse riding, pony trekking or extended day trail rides.
The centre is situated 4 miles from Betws y Coed and surrounded by National Trust and Forestry Commission land. It provides breathtaking scenery in which to enjoy the excellent views across the Snowdonia Mountains.
Individuals or groups are catered for by a team of experienced staff conducting rides on a variety of over 30 horses that range in size and ability from novice treks to experienced rides.
The staff have to undergo continuous development especially on safety issues including first aid and riding qualifications. Radio contact is maintained with the centre during treks.
Rides are available throughout the year from a half-hour to full day, including summer evenings. Why not try a pub ride? Also available is two or three-day trail rides around the area, with either camping, bunkhouse, B & B or hotel accommodation to chose from.
Accommodation is available in the farmhouse or in the on site caravan. Betws y Coed and Penmachno offer a variety of accommodation and other activity options.