A lake in the forest, nestled 200m above Betws-Y-Coed, Llyn Elsi is one of the walks you can embark on straight from our front door (no vehicle access required for this one and kudos for reducing your carbon footprint!) Llyn Elsi was once two lakes, however in 1914 Lord Ancaster allowed the building of the […]
With Visit Wales’ Year Of The Sea underway it brings to mind the topic that’s high on everyones agenda at the moment…………. single use plastic. #PlasticFreeSnowdonia is a campaign pioneered and launched this year by the outdoor adventure company Breese Adventures who are based here in Betws-y-Coed. The aim is to bring together local tourism businesses who […]
Our first BespOak event! Combining the skills of catering manager Paul Adams and Head Chef Sam Plester and their two passions- travel and food we bring you our first Pop Up event on the 11th May 2018… Asiana Sam’s travels across Vietnam, India, Cambodia and Thailand have introduced her to new flavours and subtle spicy […]
In time for Easter Sous Chef Nathan has let us in on one of his favourite recipes (and also one of the most popular!) Here’s a recipe that makes 6 of them – so that’s one for each of the family including granny…
Special Menus – from St Davids Day to Mothering Sunday book your table for a lunch time feast on either celebratory day!
So after an absence of a year and much feedback from the powers that be (you guys) the Stables Lodge is back! All the industry research in 2016 pointed to the fact that guests wanted more hotel facilities with their rooms, more room service, more leisure options, more enhanced room features so we set to […]
Love is in the air…… If you’re in Wales on 25 January, then St Dwynwen’s Day, is the date we honour our Welsh patron saint of lovers. It’s our very own version of St Valentine’s Day – we’re celebrating both days here at the Oak (being such old romantics we can’t help it…) So who was St Dwynwen we […]
Festivites galore Our Catering Manager, Paul, has just made us taste test the most Christmassy of treats (it’s a hard job but someone’s got to do it)… we just had to share it with you…… it uses ingredients you’re bound to have in the cupboard at this time of year, including chocolate and mince pies, […]
We believe Sundays were made for sharing, and this autumn cannot wait to introduce our Sunday Lunch Sharing Platter for 2 (or more!) in the Llugwy River Restaurant. Bring on the Welsh Winter with hearty food to keep you toasty!
In anticipation of those Autumn days when you’ve explored Betws’ beauty and oohed and ahhed at all the gorgeously scrumptious seasonal colours on display and then thought “oh now I need something equally as scrumptious to munch on..” High Tea at the Llugwy River Restaurant starts every weekend from the 28th of October … macaroons […]