what to do in Snowdonia

Our self catering holiday cottages are set in one of the most picturesque areas of North Wales, the Snowdonia National Park. With wonderful views, historical locations and fun activites, why not take advantage of some of the best that Snowdonia has to offer. With the mountains as a backdrop this area has some of the most breathtaking scenery of any part of the country. Check out some of our favourite local attractions below.

ZIP WORLD

Prepare for a truly unique and exhilarating experience; the fastest zip line in the world. Soar over Penrhyn Quarry where you could travel at speeds of over 100mph while you take in the breathtaking views and feel the freedom of flight. Click for more

ANGLESEY SEA ZOO

An ideal attraction when the weather isn’t the best, Anglesey Sea Zoo is a unique aquarium with over 40 tanks displaying the best of British marine wildlife! Find fascinating creatures from around the coasts of the UK, such as octopus, lobsters, seahorses, conger eels and jellyfish! Click for more

CASTLES OF NORTH WALES

Some of the most magnificent castles of Wales are reminders of a turbulent time, when English kings and Welsh princes vied for power. Click for more

FFESTNIOG RAILWAY

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 railways. Click for more

GREENWOOD FOREST PARK

A must for children of all ages and consistently voted Best Family Attraction in North Wales, GreenWood boasts amazing family adventure play nestled amongst the trees, including the world’s only people powered coaster. Click for more

LLECHWEDD SLATE CAVERNS

Buried deep under the mountains of Snowdonia lies an extraordinary story: a rock revolution that shaped the look and feel of the world as we know it. A way of life which built communities and defined generations of families in North Wales. Click for more

PILI PALAS NATURE WORLD

Would you like to enter a steam environment full of lush vegetation, waterfalls and live butterflies flying all around you? Then just step into the magical world of Pili Palas. Click for more

SNOWDON MOUNTAIN RAILWAY

Snowdon Mountain Railway has been described as one of the most wonderful railway journeys in the world. With stunning scenery and awe-inspiring views it’s all part of a great day out for you and your family in North Wales. Click for more

SURF SNOWDONIA

Surf Snowdonia is a world-first inland surf lagoon – the perfect destination for anyone looking for safe, fun, guaranteed surfable waves. You’ll find us in the heart of beautiful North Wales, where our magnificent man-made waves roll against a backdrop of mountains, forests and farmland. Click for more

WELSH MOUNTAIN ZOO

Set on one of the most picturesque and unique landscapes for any UK Zoo, the Welsh Mountain Zoo occupies some 37 acres of lush green landscape overlooking Colwyn Bay and the Carneddau mountains in North Wales. Click for more

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