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Betws-y-Coed, Conwy

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Betws-y-Coed, Conwy

Betws-y-Coed is a village and community in the Conwy valley in Conwy County Borough, Wales. It has a population of 534. The name Betws or Bettws is generally thought to be derived from the Anglo-Saxon Old English bed-hus—i.e. a bead-house: a house of prayer, or oratory. The earliest record of the name is Betus, in 1254.
Post townBETWS-Y-COED
Administrative CountyConwy
Traditional CountyCaernarfonshire
OS GridSH7956
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01690
Population534 (2001)
 

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