From outdoor concerts to pioneering water sports, Visit Wales has announced a landmark list of firsts to mark 2020 as the Year of Outdoors.
How North Wales became the adventure capital of Europe: the story behind some of our region’s most exciting attractions.
Caernarfon is a beautiful medieval town set on the north coast of Wales. With miles of sandy beaches and rugged mountains a short drive away, it’s a great central place to enjoy a bit of town life and history whilst being on the door stop to experience the great outdoors. Here’s our quick guide to Things To Do In Caernarfon.
Harlech is a small town along the west coast of North Wales on Cardigan Bay. Its castle, set up high on the rock is the focal point of the town from which there is a small selection of cafes and restaurants. Beautiful sandy beaches, mountains and waterfalls are all within a short drive away. It is a picture perfect place to visit with a variety of activities to do on the doorstep.
On the coast of Snowdonia, where the mountains meet the sea, Barmouth is perfect for walking, outdoor activity breaks, or fresh air getaways. The town has gift shops, restaurants, cafes and bars all located within a 5 minute walk from the harbour and promenade running alongside a blue flag beach. Here are the best things to do in Barmouth.
The gateway to Snowdonia, Betws-y-Coed is a wonderful setting surrounded by woodland, mountains and cascading waterfalls. It is ideal for outdoor activity holidays including walking, cycling and water sports with a great selection of shops, restaurants and cafes. Here is our guide on things to do in Betws-Y-Coed 2018: ACTIVITIES SWALLOW FALLS Swallow Falls is […]
Abersoch, situated on the Llyn Peninsula offers great beaches, internationally recognised sailing waters and good surfing. Shops, restaurants, bars and cafes are all plentiful and easily accessible in town. ACTIVITIES The Abersoch golf course was designed by Harry Varden and opened in 1908. It is a links and parkland course with stunning views. It […]
Never let the rain stop you in Snowdonia. It’s part of the furniture and there are lots of things to do even when it pours down. So if the rain decides to visit when you are staying, here are the top 5 | things to do on a rainy day in Snowdonia. 1 – WATER […]
Beddgelert is Snowdonia’s loveliest village. A place of legend yet rich with adventure, it is small and friendly with a handful of shops, arts and crafts, restaurants, traditional pubs and a fabulous ice cream shop! Here’s a short summary of things to do in Beddgelert, one in our series of Snowdonia Information Packs. ACTIVITIES […]
The 10th of May sees the opening of the new adventure at Zip World; The Fforest Coaster… It’s another first of its kind in the UK and again, Snowdonia is the launch pad. Just another feather in the Snowdonia cap when it comes to offering unique and new to market adventure experiences…. Based on […]
Known as Snowdon’s village, Llanberis is situated at the foot of Snowdon. Sitting on the twin lakes of Llyn Padarn and Llyn Peris, the surrounding scenery is rugged and beautiful. Adventure activities are available near-by and the town has lovely cafes and restaurants. ACTIVITIES NATIONAL SLATE MUSEUM A look back in history to the workings […]
With a foreboding castle set against a mountainous backdrop, the medieval walled town of Conwy has everything on offer: beaches, mountains and bustling villages alongside festivals, art galleries, restaurants and excellent shopping making a great holiday location. ACTIVITIES SURF SNOWDONIA This man-made wave garden creates the perfect waves time after time. A great place to […]