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Destination Guide

Snowdon in Snowdonia, is Wales largest mountain

North Wales & Snowdonia

Tourist Information

 Hotels & Things to see & do in North Wales

To the West lies Snowdonia, the tallest mountain in Wales (see image), a magnet for climbers and walkers. For water lovers you will find some of the best sailing and surfing beaches in North Wales on the Llyn Peninsula.

The Isle of Anglesey  is surrounded by 125 miles of coastline and a host of historical sites whilst the North Wales Borderlands is dominated by the spectacular Clwydian hills  and interesting market towns on Chester's doorstep.

For families the Coastal Resorts, Prestatyn, RhYl and Llandudno offer a wide range of exciting and fun filled attractions, plus a wide programme of events and evening entertainment. 

North Wales has many family attractions from zoos and farm parks to steam trains and leisure centres and events from cultural festivals and agricultural shows to family fun days. The "Italianate Village" of Portmeirion is a fine example of a great family day out, with 50 buildings in a unique coastal seeting with acres of gardens. - North Wales also offers a wide range of activities including walking, cycling, fishing, golf, watersports and boat cruises doen the Menai Straights, and recommended is a cruise around Puffin island off Anglesey.

Towns and villages featured include Llandudno, Rhyl , Betws y Coed, Mold, Beddgelert , Llanberis , Llangollen, Wrexham, Holywell, Beaumaris, Criccieth, Porthmadog, Caernarfon  and Holyhead, are all worthy of a visit. 

Below is a list of worthwhile things you can do whilst staying in North Wales

Anglesey Sea Zoo - The Anglesey Sea Zoo is Wales largest marine aquarium, nestling on the shores of the Menai Strait. With over 50 species, the Sea Zoo has re-created the habitats of the fauna and flora found around Anglesey and the North Wales coastline.

Chester Zoo - Chester Zoo is a modern 21st Century Zoo with over 7,000 animals in spacious and natural surrounding

Horse Drawn Boat Company - 45 minute horse-drawn trips daily to Pentrefelin Basin, crossing the worlds largest navigable Aqueduct.

King Arthur's Labyrinth - An unforgettable adventure unfolds as you sail along an underground river, through the great waterfall, and deep inside the spectacular caverns of the Labyrinth and far into the past.

Llechwedd Slate Caverns - Winner of every major tourism award. Great day out, wet or fine. Two underground rides. Victorian village. Full range of catering.

SeaQuarium -  We have over 30 themed displays with over 50 different species of British marine life, with regular talks, touch pools and feeding demonstrations.

Charter Boat - Fishing Trips, experienced and novices welcome. Sightseeing and Commercial Charter. Individuals or Groups. Hot drinks provided. Fishing Rods & Reels

Loggerheads Country Park - Wonderful woodland walks. Relaxing river paddling. Pefect for picnic spots. Fun discovery trails. Exiciting FREE family events. Guided walks. Interactive visitor centre - open weekends and during half term. Cafe & car park open every day.

Adventure Activity Solutions, Llangollen - Adventure Activity Specialists.

Glasfryn Activity Park & Bowling Centre - Activities for everyone from 3 years up. New - eight lane bowling centre, junior, double and senior karts, quad trekking, archery and coarse fishing. All safety equipment and full instruction provided. Also, on-site farm shop, cafe/diner and ample parking.


Towns in this region