Things To Do
Snowdonia is the ideal picturesque location for getting out and about. You can explore the region on foot, by car, by train or even on horseback and with a wide selection of trails, picnic sites and attractions there are lots of things for the whole family to do.
If you are looking to explore the great outdoors Conwy is the perfect starting point.
Local Attractions include:
Bodnant Garden is one of the most beautiful gardens in the UK, covering 80 acres and situated above the River Conwy. The season commences in March with wonderful displays of seasonal plants and flowers. Throughout the summer months the garden looks delightful, this is followed by amazing autumn colours in October.
Let the family adventure begin! Voted Best Family Attraction in North Wales, GreenWood Forest Park is a ‘must visit’ day out. Set in 17 magical acres, discover bags of woodland adventure, awesome attractions and forest family fun.
Llechwedd Slate Caverns of Blaenau Ffestiniog is part of a living, working slate mine still being worked to this day by Greaves Welsh Slate. They offer 2 unique underground tours that take you deep underground to explore the world of the Victorian slate miner. The temperature underground is an ambient 54F making the caverns ideal for a family day out - come rain or shine.
They offer plenty of all year facilities to enjoy, including a shop, cafe, slate workshop, plus the Victorian Village (April-September) with its traditional tavern and old fashioned sweet shop.
Set in North Wales, high above Colwyn Bay with panoramic views and breathtaking scenery, its beautiful gardens are home to this caring conservation zoo. Roam the wooded pathways, relax on the grassy slopes and spend a lovely day learning about many rare and endangered species from Britain and around the world.
Climb a mountain, scramble up a river, go canyoning, learn to map read. This is all available from the Seren Ventures base at the Betws-y-Coed Adventure Centre. They provide adventure activities, guided walks and outdoor courses to help you get more out of your outdoor adventures in Snowdonia.
Conwy Castle is located in the medieval walled town of Conwy and is open to the public as a visitor attraction throughout the year. The castle is almost unique in the fact that the old town walls remain almost entirely intact and can still be walked on today. The castle was constructed by the English monarch Edward I between 1283 and 1289. The views from the battlements are breath-taking looking out across the Welsh mountains and sea and down the castle’s 125ft Great Hall.
Betws-y-Coed Golf Club is located at the edge of the popular tourist village of Betws-y-Coed in the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales. The course is within easy reach of the whole of North Wales, the Midlands and North West England.
Tree Top Adventure is a unique, fully equipped high ropes centre located 1 mile north of Betws-y-Coed. Offering a wide range of activities including Tree Top Tower, the highest (106ft) Powerfan Plummet in the world, this thrilling day out will keep the whole family active and entertained.
What's on this month:
Llanrwst County Market every Friday from March to December
At the Eagles Hotel, Ancaster Square, Llanrwst from 10am – 12noon
Offers a range of stalls selling home cooked bread, cakes, savouries, jams, home grown fruits and vegetables, plants, crafts, jewellery, Knitwear and cards.