Experience the best of North Wales with this video, could you pack all this into your next holiday?
Things to See and Do
Rhos-on-Sea and Colwyn Bay
"The Bay" is a paradise for water sports enthusiasts with safe waters and golden sands. The fast-growing activities of Kitesurfing and Stand-up Paddleboarding with Sailing, Windsurfing, Power Boating and Jet Skiing are all centred at Porth Eirias Watersports Centre. The Coastal Cycle Track is the ideal way for the whole family to enjoy the stunning views along this splendid coastline.
What to see ...... St. Trillo’s Chapel, Porth Eirias, Join the Heritage Trail, Harlequin Puppet Theatre, Welsh Mountain Zoo, Bryn Euryn Hill Fort, Eirias Park Leisure Centre.more
Snowdonia National Park
The majestic scenery of the Snowdonia National Park is a breathtaking experience. The unspoilt mountain scenery, crystal clear lakes and streams, wild wooded valley sides and wind-swept heather moors provide an alluring environment in which visitors can enjoy a huge range of attractions. Take a trip on the Mountain Railway where the surrounding countryside boasts dramatic scenery.
What to see ...... Penrhyn Castle, Inigo Jones Slateworks, Llanberis Lake & Railway, Electric Mountain, Snowdon Mountain Railway, Welsh Slate Museum, Plas-y-Brenin Mountain Centremore
Situated beneath the spectacular Great Orme, Llandudno is both lively and beautiful with its two beaches and huge range of attractions and activities for all the family. Year round Llandudno plays host to a variety of special events and entertainment at the very impressive Venue Cymru Theatre. Highlight is the Victorian Extravaganza held every May Bank Holiday.
What to see ...... Bodafon Farm Park, Great Orme Cable Car, Llandudno Ski & Snowboard Centre, Bronze Age Copper Mines, Llandudno Pier.more
Designated a World Heritage site, Conwy must be one of Europe’s finest examples of a medieval walled town. The ramparts of Edward I’s 13th Century Castle, perfectly complement the picturesque harbour with its flotilla of brightly coloured fishing boats and elegant yachts. Conwy regularly hosts special events which include the extremely popular local food festival held in the month of October each year.
What to see ...... Conwy Castle, Smallest House in Great Britain, Mussel Museum, Plas Mawr House, Conwy Quay and Marina, RSPB Nature Reserve.more
Bodnant Gardens has often been described as the finest in Wales and has been voted one of their favourite gardens by National Trust members. The garden is a 'must visit' spectacular garden, famous for its laburnum arch, spring time azaleas and rhododendrons. The Garden will interest amateur and professional gardeners, artists, photographers and families alike.
What to see ...... Laburnum Arch, Trees from around the World, the "Dell" formed by the valley of the River Hiraethlyn, Japanese and deciduous Azaleasmore
The Isle of Anglesey
Situated on the north west corner of Wales, with its 125 miles of spectacular coastline all designated as areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and the backdrop of the mountains of Snowdonia, the Isle of Anglesey is an exciting place at any time of the year. The island holds a wealth of sites of natural interest which are renowned for their birds, flowers, landscapes and outdoor activities.
What to see ...... Penmon Lighthouse & Puffin Island, Newborough Beach, Plas Newydd, Beaumaris Castle, Anglesey Sea Zoo, Menai Straits, Red Wharf Baymore
Welsh Mountain Zoo
The Welsh Mountain Zoo is located high above Colwyn Bay with panoramic views and breathtaking scenery; its beautiful gardens are home to this caring conservation zoo. You can spend the day learning about many rare and endangered species from Britain and around the world including Snow Leopards, Chimpanzees, Red Pandas and Sumatran Tigers!more
Portmeirion has been described as the village where Wales becomes Italy, where the Mediterranean meets medieval Britain and the Orient. The architect Sir Clough Williams-Ellis created the village between 1925 and 1972, when he wanted to fulfil his boyhood dream of building his own ideal village on some romantic coastal site. Portmeirion is fun for all the family at any time of year.more
Famous for Swallow Falls - a stunning series of Water Falls located a few miles off the A55. Betws-y-Coed is also the home of the Snowdonia National Park Visitor Centre and base to a multitude of outdoor activities including Mountaineering, Canoeing, Horse Riding and the mountain biking trails of Gwydyr Forest. Trefriw Woollen Mills, Conwy Valley Railway Museum & The Ugly House are nearby.more