Outdoor fun near Caernarfon Bay | Westpoint

Outdoor fun near Caernarfon Bay

North Wales is known worldwide for its stunning countryside and incredible mountains, people come from all over to enjoy its wonders, and there are countless natural activities to indulge your adventurous side in. Here are just a few of these!

Menai Straits

These straits are a popular water sports area which attracts kayakers, sailors, windsurfers and many more kinds of enthusiasts! If you are a seasoned professional then this is a great place to have a good long paddle. However if you are a beginner you can check out Plas Menai National Watersports Centre to give you a leg up on starting this kind of activity!

The Beacon Climbing Centre

Ok, so this is indoors, but this climbing centre is very impressive. Providing tutorial sessions for beginner climbers and giving more experienced ones their free run of the place. The place is brand new and with carefully designed walls there are a variation of different climbs, from simple crawls up the walls for beginners to intimidating overhangs for the person who needs a challenge. This fantastic centre is definitely worth a few visits before trying to master the great crags of Snowdonia!


Well, who could leave out the king? Snowdon is the tallest mountain in Wales and England, and the whole region of snowdonia is named after it, the mountain is famous all over the world with hundreds of people making the ascent every day. You can do this a number of ways with many different paths whether they are brave enough to hack it on foot or if they decide to sit back and relax on Snowdon mountain railway.  The top of the mountain provides a perfect 360 degree panoramic view of the surrounding area and is indeed one of the most memorable and breathtaking sights you will see in your entire life.