Capel Curig is a village in the county 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.
The nearest station is at Betws y Coed, 5 miles away.
Moel Siabod is a lovely peak rising from here.
- 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 Curig Hostel, ☎ +44 1690 720225, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. From £22.50 pppn (dormitory accommodation).