Things To Do

North Wales has been named among the top places in the world to visit in 2017 according to Lonely Planet’s annual Best in Travel list. There is lots to do adventure lovers will love the walking & climbing. There are gentle lakeside & coastal walks, fantastic biking routes and a huge choice of castles, galleries & museums to view.

Attractions of Interest

Penrhyn Slate Quarry, located near Bethesda in North Wales, is now home to Zip World Velocity, the fastest zip line in the world and the longest in Europe. Enjoy the view of adrenaline seeking zippers from our viewing area or take on Zip World Velocity itself!

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= Outdoors. = Eat.

Zip World Penrhyn Quarry


A unique Mediterranean styled coastal resort created by the architect Clough Williams-Ellis with hotels, cafes, shops, and holiday cottages. Open all year for family days out, short breaks and weddings.

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= Outdoors. = History. = Eat. = Shopping.

Portmeirion


Snowdon (in Welsh: Yr Wyddfa) is the highest mountain in Wales, at an elevation of 1,085 metres (3,560 ft) above sea level, and the highest point in the British Isles outside the Scottish Highlands. It is the busiest mountain in the United Kingdom and the third most visited attraction in Wales, with 582,000 people visiting annually & is designated as a national nature reserve for its rare flora and fauna. There are 6 different routes up Snowdon, suitable for different abilities - depending on the prevailing weather conditions.

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= Outdoors. = Great for kids.

Climb Snowdon!


Outstanding scenery, comfortable carriages and historic steam engines await you here in the heart of Snowdonia. Glorious coastlines, ancient oak woodlands, mountains, rivers and castles, all beckon as you embark on your journey on our award winning railway.

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= Great for kids. = Wet weather alternative.

Welsh Highland Railway


A brute of a fortress. Caernarfon Castle’s pumped-up appearance is unashamedly muscle-bound and intimidating. Picking a fight with this massive structure would have been a daunting prospect. By throwing his weight around in stone, King Edward I created what is surely one of the most impressive of Wales’s castles. Worthy of World Heritage status no less.

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= Outdoors. = History. = Great for kids.

Caernarfon Castle


Set against a magnificent backdrop of the towering mountains and the magnificent scenery of Snowdonia, Electric Mountain is First Hydro Company's Visitor centre in Llanberis. Its split level layout contains a gift shop and cafe and is the starting point for the tour of Dinorwig Power Station.

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= Great for kids. = Wet weather alternative. = Eat. = Shopping.

Electric Mountain


Make a splash on the UK’s only solar powered water ride, jump aboard the world’s first people powered roller coaster or zoom down the longest sledge run in Wales! Children will love discovering the super bouncy Giant Jumper, exploring the turrets of TreeTop Towers, taking their shoes and socks off for the BareFoot Trail or aiming for gold at Archery. All in all, you will discover hours of fun with constantly changing special events.

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= Outdoors. = Great for kids. = Eat.

GreenWood Forest Park


Located in North Wales between Snowdon and the sea, Snowdonia Riding Stables offers you superb riding amongst some of the best mountain and coastal scenery in the British Isles, whether you are a complete beginner or a competent rider. With miles of traffic free bridleways we have access through spectacular scenery amongst the foothills of Snowdon. We have carefully selected horses and ponies to provide a range of sizes, types and temperaments to suit riders all abilities (or none at all!) We have been established over 30 years with a wealth of experience, and some of our customers are third generation! Snowdonia Riding Stables is approved by the Pony Club and the British Horse Society.

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= Outdoors. = Great for kids.

Snowdonia Riding Stables


Mountain bike hire, sales & service in Beddgelert. Established in 1993, Beddgelert Bikes aims to offer you a memorable day out in Snowdonia, when you can get away from it all, and experience the freedom of the forest. We can also provide mountain bikes for hire to large groups throughout the UK. We transport the bikes to your chosen location in the UK, and supply equipment such as safety helmets. Up to 200 bikes are available for hire.

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= Outdoors. = Great for kids.

Beddgelert Bikes


Caffi Gwynant is an ideal place for a drink, snack, breakfast or more substantial meal before or after a walk to the summit of Snowdon (Watkin Path), or if you are just touring Snowdonia. Offering a wide range of foods prepared using local produce, daily specials, homemade cakes and desserts, local ales and free wi-fi, Caffi Gwynant attracts customers from all over. Dogs are welcome outside under our impressive glass canopy and we have disabled access and toilets. Gluten-free diets can be catered for.

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= Great for kids. = Eat.

Cafe Gwynant


The Cwellyn Arms is a family-run, traditional country inn and restaurant with varied accommodation, at the foot of Mt. Snowdon. The owners of the Cwellyn Arms have over 30 years experience within the hospitality and restaurant industry and strive to do their utmost to ensure an enjoyable visit!

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= Great for kids. = Eat.

Cwellyn Arms



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