Discover Snowdonia

Discovering Snowdonia has never been so exciting – here are some of our favourite ways to do it, places to visit and must do experiences!

If you’re after adrenalin and adventure check out our A-Z guide 


Llechwedd Slate Caverns
Winner of a plethora of major tourism awards, Llechwedd offers underground exploring tours and free surface attractions.

Conwy Castle by Dave Newbould

Conwy Castle
Built for King Edward I between 1283-87, Conwy Castle remains one of the most outstanding achievements of medieval military architecture and one of our faves

Bodnant Gardens
This eighty-acre National Trust garden is one of the finest in the world, situated above the River Conwy looking across the valley towards the Snowdon range.

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Snowdon Mountain Railway

Snowdon Mountain Railway
Travel on the only public track and pinion railway to the Summit of Snowdon, at 3560ft the highest mountain in England and Wales.

Ffestiniog Railway
Visit the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways – two unique narrow-gauge railways.

Greenwood Forest Park
Family Adventure at GreenWood Forest Park – the ultimate family day out!

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Greenwood Forest Park

Beics Betws Bikes
Mountain, road or electric bike, hire, sales and repairs with experts in the heart of Betws-y-Coed.There are trails and routes suited to all skill levels, from complete novice to seasoned trail rippers both on and off the beaten track right from Betws itself! Book your ride now…
Snowdonia is the adventure capital of the UK, this website is a great guide the outdoors in snowdonia

Breese Adventures: offering exciting outdoor adventures for your personal enjoyment or to support your favourite charity

Tyred Out
Tyred-out offers mountain biking courses and guiding services for all levels of experience

GYG Karting – Kart Circuit in Snowdonia
The biggest karting circuit in north wales and just down the road between Corwen and Betws-y-Coed!

Llandudno from the Little Orme
by Dave Newbould

Origins: Dave Newbould’s photographic gallery
Thanks to oDave for some of the stunning images on our site. Visit his online Snowdonia and North Wales photographic gallery to see more stunning views of the area.

… and if golf is your thing Visit Wales’ guide to golf has everything you need to know.

Seren Ventures
Climbing, Scrambling, Mountain Walking, Navigation and Winter Skills Courses in Snowdonia

ZipWorld Fforest
An adventurous journey deep in the forests of Betws y Coed!

On the history trail for facts and detailed detailed knowledge of Betws-y-Coed and the area visit History Points- they also have QR codes set up at sites of special interest – try scanning ours at by the front entrance and see what it tells you about the Royal Oak!

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