Outdoor adventures

The great outdoors has something for everyone in Snowdonia! From stunning views and amazing rhododendrons, camellias and magnolias of Bodnant Gardens to the thrilling adventures found at three separate Zip World locations! Head to Coed y Brenin Forest Park and go walking or mountain biking, while you’re there stop off at one of the scenic picnic spots. Why not enjoy the many outdoor activities at Padarn Country Park, near Llanberis? Or for paintball and Segway adventures in the forest, make your way to Dragon Raiders Activity Park at Criccieth.

Walking and climbing

Beddgelert Snowdonia is situated perfectly for a walking holiday. The forests, rivers and mountains of Snowdonia National Park are on your cabin doorstep and will delight you. A gentle riverside walk brings you to Gelert’s Grave, a perfect route for a gentle stroll, for the more energetic, work your way up to the summit of Snowdon. Take in the stunning landscapes that surround you at Beddgelert campsite with a route from your cabin up to Llyn Llywelyn, the beautiful Glaslyn Pass or the Lon Gwyrfai path.

Cycle trails

With something for cyclists of every age and ability, Snowdonia has gentle trails or more challenging climbs through the mountains. Whatever route you choose, you’ll take in breathtaking views. Take the way-marked Lon Gwyrfai Path or head to the coast and follow the Sustrans route from Bangor to Barmouth. If you’re a mountain bike enthusiast, Antur Styniog has spectacular trails up in the mountains at Blaenau Ffestiniog.

Family days out

North Wales is home to some great family attractions! From Children's Farm Park near Harlech for the children to the adrenaline-fuelled activities at the three nearby Zip World centres for the more mature. A short distance away you’ll find the Glaslyn Wildlife Visitor Centre and is a must visit to see the ospreys. At Coed y Brenin Forest Park there’s mountain biking, an adventure playground and lots of family picnic spots. Head to the summit of Snowdon on the famous Snowdon Mountain Railway, an experience that the whole family will remember forever or enjoy the fun at Greenwood Forest Park, voted Best Family Attraction in North Wales!

Pubs and restaurants

For a pub that ticks every box head to the Saracen’s Head in the heart of Beddgelert village. A welcoming pub and restaurant that is no stranger to muddy boots, children and dogs. Perfect for riverside eating in the summer and relaxing by warm cosy log fires in the winter. Whilst in the village, try the Hebog café and bistro for some delightful home cooking. A little further afield head to Harlech for ice creams at Castle Creamery and try the tea shop at Plas Tan y Bwlch for glorious views and stunning gardens.

Rainy day activities

Head underground on the rainy days in Wales. The Llechwedd Slate Caverns offer a glimpse into the history of Snowdonia’s slate mining past. Electric Mountain is a more up to date experience, enjoy learning about the hydro-electricity scheme in Europe’s largest man-made cavern. At Zip World Slate Caverns, there’s an abundance of fun adventures to be had. With Bounce Below, a subterranean playground and the Zip World Caverns, an underground assault course - it’s an adventure you won’t forget! Back above ground, take the steam train to Caernarfon and visit the castle or have a coffee as the kids let off some steam at The Fun Centre.