Bettws shown within Bridgend
|OS grid reference|
|Ceremonial county||Mid Glamorgan|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Postcode district||CF32 8|
Bettws //, also spelled 'Betws', is a small ex-mining and farming village in the South Wales Valleys in the county borough of Bridgend, Wales. The population of Bettws is around 2,400 according to The Betws LIFE Centre.
Bryngarw Country Park is approximately one mile from the village, with a footpath leading there from the village. The village is around 3 miles away from Junction 36 on the M4 Motorway, and is located to the west of Llangeinor and to the north of Brynmenyn.
Bettws F.C. are based in the village, the club also run numerous youth teams, including the successful under 19's.
Almost all children aged 3–11 attend Betws Primary School. When pupils complete Key Stage Two, 91% of students attend Coleg Cymunedol Y Dderwen (formally Ynysawdre Comprehensive School and Ogmore School), with a minority attending Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Llangynwyd (they formally transferred to Ysgol Gyfun Llanhari) or Brynteg Comprehensive School. Many special need pupils go on to attend Ysgol Bryn Castell.
Betws Eco Lodge is situated in the heart of the village. It caters for groups and individuals in a Bunkhouse style. . The project is run by The Youth of Bettws, a local Charity for young people between the ages of 7 to 25 years old.
Bryngarw Country Park lies to the south.