Snowdonia Art Competition

We are thrilled to announce our sister hotel is part-sponsoring a brand new Art Competition, on behalf of the New Betws-y-Coed Outdoor Painters Group, inviting local artists from across Eryri to express their love and admiration for the natural beauty of the Snowdonia National Park. The competition seeks to celebrate and showcase the inspiring landscapes and rich cultural heritage of one of the UK’s most cherished natural environments as well as bringing together a group of inspiring creatives. 

Competition Details:

  • Theme: Inspired by Eryri – Snowdonia
  • Location: Betws-y-Coed 
  • Submission Date: Entries must be submitted by September 1st, 2024
  • Categories: Painting
  • Eligibility: Open to professional artists, 2 submissions per entry, must be over 18


  • Prizes will include a Grand Prize of £500 for the best overall entry, a meal for two at the Royal Oak Hotel & a £50 Voucher for Jackson Art Supplies. Alongside a special mention category from each individual judge’s favourite
  • Selected works will be featured in a special exhibition at St Mary’s Betws-y-Coed following the competition. 

Judging Panel: The panel includes distinguished artists and local art enthusiasts who have a deep connection with Eryri’s landscape and culture. 

David Morgan – Artworks2 Gallery
Sara McKee – Life: Full Colour Gallery
Alison Bradley – Alison Bradley Gallery

Entry Fee:

  • free

This competition is a fantastic opportunity for artists to gain recognition for their talents and for art lovers to experience the Eryri National Park through diverse artistic perspectives.

How to Enter: Please download the entry form here with further detailed submission guidelines. For any enquiries, contact

To find out about the strong link Betws-y-Coed has to the Arts in North Wales visit History Points