Top  10 activities in Snowdonia, North Wales.

When you visit Snowdonia there are plenty of things to enjoy, so many in fact, it can be hard to decide..We have come up with a list of the Top 10 activities in Snowdonia for you to try.  Keep in mind that many of these activities are also some of the best activities in North Wales.  From climbing, to Ziplines, to surfing and walking, there is so much to do in Snowdonia. For a national park, it is quite versatile. Keep reading to plan the fun!

1. Surf Snowdonia

Surf Snowdonia is a world first inland set surf lagoon set in the lush mountain passes of the Conwy valley in Snowdonia. It is a UK first and can boast the title of the first of its kind which is well deserving of its cool reputation. The lagoon can cater for all manner of expertise levels from novice-child to pro-adult and can create amazing barrelling waves using its clever ram technology. The site also has an in house water sports crash and splash lagoon with amazing pools and climbing frames built into the park and amazing eco cabin pods for accommodation on site.. This is a must on your road trip up to Snowdonia, North Wales . Lesson and board hire are available at the centre.. surf snowdonia

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Surf Snowdonia’s amazing wave garden

 

2. Beacon Climbing Centre

Beacon Climb Centre is an indoor climbing centre that will thrill people of all ages. Kids can start out on easy and fun activities while adults will enjoy being able to conquer the large climbing walls. There are also a variety of unusual and quirky climb related challenges for you to try out while you are there. Lead walls and bouldering walls are of a high standard and have problems set by some of the most decorated pro climbers in the uk! set in Caernarfonshire, just on the fringe of the Snowdonia national park access is easy and straight forward. Great for a rainy day activity with the family.  Beacon climbing centre

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The Beacon climbing centres main lead wall

3. Coed Y Brenin- Mountain biking

Those who enjoy their cardio outdoors, you will get the chance to explore a variety of trails at Coed Y Benin. Mountain biking, walking, and running trails have been set up for people of all experience levels to get the chance to be outdoors and explore. The centre has been at the forefront of the north Wales and Snowdonia mountain biking scene for it seems decades, great centre friendly staff and fantastic trails that are super well set up, a credit to the teams passion. Try out the special trails such as the orienteering trails and geocaching trails. Coed Y Brenin

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Coed Y Brenin’s Hand mande mountain bike trails

 

 

4. Go Below

Ever wanted to explore a mine and disused slate caverns? got a head for adventure in the underworlds? Well Now you can with Go Below. Go Below is a leader in underground exploration in Snowdonia where you can take one of three different underground trips. From scaling an airshaft to a 70 foot free fall, choose what you dare to take on. There is also an underground zipline for thrill seekers.. Go Below

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Go Below’s Amazing underground adventures

5. Bounce Below

Part of the Zip world family in north Wales, bounce below is a a creative mix of trampolines suspended on hire wires, with the most stunning visual array of lighting I have come across! Its set in an underground cavern, twice the size of Saint Paul’s Cathedral, surrounded by slate, you will find one of the most unique trampoline and net parks. Bounce Below is based in Blaenau Ffestiniog in Snowdonia and allows you to have fun while you enjoy a unique cave exploration experience. The adventure starts with a min train ride into the heart of the slate cavern, where you then explore your way to the underground adventure park. its multi levelled and has a series of interlinking slides for super fast descents between trampoline levels!  Bounce Below

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Bounce Below’s, spectacular light high line trampolines

 

 

 

6. The National White Water Centre

White water rafting is a very popular sport and no national park like Snowdonia would be complete without a chance to get out and try it. Head on over to the National White Water Centre in the Snowdonia park and try out the River Trywern for size..Try and pick a rainy weekend as the rivers will be in flood, which equals more adrenalin! The wild adventure down the hill will be almost as awesome as the thrill. National white water centre

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Get wet at the national white water centre for Wales.

7. Zip World

Zip World has become the flagship of Snowdonia in north Wales Its Zipline adventures  pack  a punch in so many ways. Spanning an entire disused excavated slate Quarry  a set of zip line adventure zones have been erected where you can explore some of the best views Snowdonia has to offer from the mountain tops at serious speeds. At speeds of over 100 miles per hour you won’t be left without the thrills either! With a variety of different Zip lines, such as Titan and velocity you can choose what style of adrenalin kick your after. Set in the atmospheric mountains of Snowdonia, the backdrop to experience the activity in is unique  Zip world

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Zip World’s 100mph zip line being tested out.

8. Plas Y Brenin- National mountain sports centre.

Nestled deep in the heart of Snowdonia, the location is unrivalled as a destination for adventure activities of all kinds and our half day and full day taster sessions are a great day out with friends and family. Whether its canoeing and kayaking on our beautiful private lake under the shadow of Snowdon or have a go at rock climbing high up an a scenic crag with views of Snowdonia’s most iconic mountains. Plas y Brenin can provide an adventure experience to suit all. They also run a wide range of holidays, courses and expeditions in a wide variety of activities including, Hillwalking and Scrambling,Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, Road Cycling, Kayaking, Sea Kayaking, Canoeing, Adventure Sports Weekends and Weeks, Winter Hillwalking, Mountaineering and Climbing, Alpine Mountaineering and many more.. Plas y Brenin

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Plas Y Brenin are the leaders for outdoor eduction in Snowdonia.

 

9. Rib ride

North Wales and Snowdonia’s foremost boat tour company with a blue flag award, who offer unparalleled options and packages for see the island from the watery side. With tour packages covering castles and Islands, puffins and seals, bridges and swellies and even an around Anglesey option, these guys have it all covered. Don’t expect this to be your usual idle bob up and down either, the Ribs’s (robust inflatable boats) that they use are seriously fast and will pack a punch for adrenalin enthusiasts alike..Rib ride

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Rib Rides team in action along the Menai Straights North Wales.

 

10. Glasfryn Parc – Wake boarding and activity centre

Glasfryn activity centre is one of the leading centres own the north Wales region and boasts and fantastic array of activities for all the family..one of our favourites is the wakeboard park that they have on site..But thats not all that they have, with quad bikes, clay pigeon shooting and go carting available just to name a few, you won’t run out of things to do we promise Glasfryn Parc

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Getting some big air on one of the Wake parks jumps at Glasfryn activity centre.

 

 

 

 

 


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