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Top 5 days out near Snowdonia National Park

Caravan Parks in SnowdoniaChoosing to stay at caravan parks in Snowdonia gives you the freedom to explore the fantastic sights and activities this region has to offer.

With so much to see and do in North Wales, making a decision on what activities to pursue during your holiday can be a challenging process! Here is a list of some of the best attractions and natural wonders around Snowdonia to help with your holiday plans.


1. Snowdon Mountain Railway

Caravan Parks in SnowdoniaThe Snowdon Mountain Railway has been taking visitors up to the summit of Snowdonia since 1896. This incredible hour long journey is a fantastic opportunity to see the renowned peak, especially for those who would typically be unable to ascend the mountain on foot

The journey allows for a 30 minute break on the summit, just enough time to take some fantastic photographs whilst having a cup of tea and a snack.


2. Bounce Below

Holiday Park in SnowdoniaEver been trampolining in an underground cave before? Bounce Below in Blaenau Ffestiniog allows you to do just that. Situated within a dark underground cavern, three huge trampolines illuminated by atmospheric and colourful lighting are waiting for you to jump around on.

Bounce Below is an incredibly fun time for both children and adults.


3. Zip World

Caravan Parks in SnowdoniaAdrenaline junkies will appreciate Zip World Velocity in Bethesda. Not only is it the longest zip line in Europe, it’s also the fastest in the world.

This activity is not for the faint-hearted, as you descend down Penrhyn Quarry at speeds reaching past 100mph! Visitors will be taken on the ‘Little Zipper’ so they can build their confidence before being transported up to the top of the Penrhyn Quarry to face the ‘Big Zipper’.

If you’re feeling brave enough, Zip World is an incredible experience which allows you to view the beautiful landscape of North Wales in an innovative and exciting way.


4. Llechwedd Slate Caverns

caravan parks in snowdoniaGo on a deep underground adventure and explore the Llechwedd Slate Mines, situated near Blaenau Ffestiniog. These caverns have been listed as one of the top ten places to visit in North Wales by the official tourism board for the region.

The Deep Mine Tours take around 1 hour, and you will be educated on the history of the caverns. The tour features fantastic light projection and explosive special effects, making it a memorable day out for adults and children.


Caravan Parks in Snowdonia5. Ogwen Valley

If you’re looking for a cheaper day out, pack a tasty picnic and head over to Ogwen Valley. Providing that the weather holds up, you can experience fantastic and traditional Welsh views.

There are defined paths through Ogwen Valley, but it’s recommended that you wear suitable shoes and take a spare warm coat just in case the weather changes.