North Wales and Anglesey is renowned for it’s outdoor adventure activities:
are possible at all levels from beginners to expert from mountain crags to sea cliff adventures.
Watersports, kayaking / canoeing / SUP’s, sea kayaking from llyns to coastline.
Cycling – from family exploring to downhill racing there’s something to suit every ability.
However if you fancy some culture then what better than explore some of our quaint local towns and villages. We have listed a few places we recommend to eat or activities of interest
Welsh Highland Railway – the longest narrow gauge railway in the country. Running from Caernarfon down the Gwyrfai valley below the peak of Mount Snowdon to the village of Beddgelert then on down the Aberglaslyn pass to the old flood planes to Porthmadoc.
The Royal town with its historic Castle draws many visitors to the town. A number of interesting exhibits can be found in the castle and what a view of the Menai Straits and the old town can be seen from its ramparts.
Segontium Roman Fort – yes the Romans got all the way from Italy over 2000 years ago, building a large fort above the town.
Feeling ready for a nibble? The town has a number of good places from small friendly cafes to restaurants. Try the historic The Black Boy Inn provides some lovely food or The WAL restaurant, the Harbour / Table Table and the Galeri both down by the Victoria Dock area.
One of the most picturesque villages in Snowdonia. Set around the rivers Glaslyn and Colwyn with an intriguing legend of mans best friend ‘Gelert’.
An old slate village set at the foot of Wales most famous mountain ‘Snowdon‘. Enjoy the views over Llyn Padarn and explore times gone by in the National Slate Museum – don’t miss the patter from the slate splitting demonstration.
If you don’t fancy trekking to the top of Snowdon on foot you could take the Snowdon Mountain Railway. Yes! a rack and pinion train runs to the top, here the tales of how this great feat of putting a track up a mountain was done while you travel up to the top. Remember to take some extra clothing for the top even if it’s lovely and warm in the village. It’s 1085m in height and the weather differs greatly.