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Destination Guide

An old steam train on the tracks with the famous Welsh mountains in the background close to a wide range of hotels and tourist destinations / sights


Tourist Information

Things to see & do in Llanberis

Llanberis is a village in Gwynedd, North Wales, most associated with Snowdon where every year thousands of people come to ascend the highest mountain in Wales or take in the stunning mountain scenery.

Although Llanberis is a village there is plenty to see and do in the beautiful part of North Wales from ancient castles to mountain lakes full of glacial melt water. The village itself is always bustling with activity with a great selection of shops including climbing equipment, crafts, books and art shops.

You will also hear the spoken Welsh language in predominance in Llanberis.

Here's some essential tourist information to help you make the most of your visit:

Mount Snowdon:
Hiking: Llanberis is a popular starting point for climbing Snowdon. There are several trails of varying difficulty, including the Llanberis Path, Miners' Track, and Pyg Track.

Snowdon Mountain Railway: If you prefer a more leisurely ascent, take the historic steam railway to the summit for breathtaking views.

Llyn Padarn:
Enjoy a serene walk along the shores of Llyn Padarn, a stunning glacial lake surrounded by scenic beauty.
Watersports: The lake offers opportunities for kayaking, paddleboarding, and fishing.

National Slate Museum:
Discover the region's industrial heritage at the National Slate Museum. Explore the workshops and see the traditional crafts of slate-splitting.

Dolbadarn Castle:
Visit the medieval Dolbadarn Castle, a historic site that offers beautiful views of the surrounding countryside.

Padarn Country Park:
A great spot for picnics and leisurely walks, offering lovely views of Snowdon and the lake.

Adventure Activities:
Rock Climbing: Llanberis is a renowned destination for rock climbing, with various climbing routes catering to all levels of experience.

Zip World: Experience exhilarating zip lines, including the fastest in the world, and other thrilling adventures.

Snowdonia National Park Visitor Centre:
Get more information about the National Park, its trails, and local wildlife. It's an excellent starting point for exploring the region.

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