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Things to do in Snowdonia National Park

The first National Park created in Wales, including the stunning mountain scenery and many of the coastal areas of North Wales. An ideal area for walkers, climbers and outdoor enthusiasts of all types. Plenty of more relaxing activities are available throughout the area.

Are you looking for things to do in Snowdonia? We've got plenty of great ideas for you and places to go in your leisure time.




 

  Attractions

Portmeirion

Portmeirion is where the architect Sir Clough Williams-Ellis worked out his Italianate fantasies.
Penrhyndeudraeth
Gwynedd
LL48 6ER

 

The Children's Farm Park

Family fun. The Children’s farm park is situated on the beautiful Cardigan Bay coastline in the heart of Snowdonia National Park.
Cae Gethin
Harlech
LL46 2SA

01766780247

Recommended by Jim Knowles, Liverpool
“Great fun, recommend a visit to the slate quarries as well as the farm”

 

Welsh Highland Railway

Welcome to the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways - two unique narrow gauge railways with a fascinating past.
Porthmadog
Gwynedd
LL49 9NF

 

Welsh Highland Heritage Railway

The Welsh Highland Heritage Railway is a bit different from other railways....
Tremadog Road
Porthmadog
LL49 9DY

 

Fairbourne Steam Railway

The Fairbourne Railway has been running from Fairbourne village to the mouth of the Mawddach Estuary, for over 100 years.
Beach Road
Fairbourne
Gwynedd
LL38 2EX

 

Fairbourne Railway

The Fairbourne Railway has been running from Fairbourne village to the mouth of the Mawddach Estuary, for over 100 years.
Fairbourne
Gwynedd
LL38 2EX

 

Cymer Abbey FREE

Substantial remains of the simple abbey church, founded in 1198 by Maredudd ap Cynan for the Cistercian order.
near Dolgellau
LL40 2HE

 

Bala Lake Railway

Rheilffordd Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake Railway) offers a delightful 9-mile return journey alongside Bala Lake (Llyn Tegid).
Llanuwchllyn
Gwynedd
LL23 7DD

 

Plas Brondanw Gardens

Plas Brondanw is the highly original and architectural Edwardian garden laid out by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis.
Llanfrothen
Panrhyndeudraeth
Gwynedd
LL48 6SW

 

Dyffryn Ardudwy Burial Chamber FREE

Neolithic tomb comprising two chambers of different phases, originally covered by a stone cairn.
Dyffryn Ardudwy
LL44 2EW

 

South Snowdonia FREE

National Trust - Remote unspoilt mountains steeped in history, deep wooded valleys and spectacular estuaries.
Tyn-y-Coed workbase
Dolgellau
LL40 2HE

 

Harlech Castle

Harlech’s battlements spring out of a near-vertical cliff-face.
Harlech
LL46 2YH

 

Centre For Alternative Technology

Great day out for all the family, demonstrating over 35 years of experience in sustainability practice.
Llwyngwern Quarry, Pantperthog
Machynlleth
Powys
SY20 9AZ

 

Go Ape! Coed Y Brenin

Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure.
Coed-y-Brenin Forest Park
Dolgefeiliau
Dolgellau
LL40 2HZ

 

Ffestiniog Railway

Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways - two unique narrow gauge railways with a fascinating past.
Harbour Station
Porthmadog
Gwynedd
LL49 9NF

01766516000

 

Castell Y Bere FREE

Distinctive remains of a native Welsh castle, probably begun by Prince Llywelyn ab Iorwerth ('the Great') around 1221.
near Llanfihangel y Pennant
Tywyn
LL36 9TP

 

Dolwyddelan Castle

A visit to this solitary sentinel is worth it for the views alone.
Dolwyddelan
LL25 0JD

 

Pont Minllyn FREE

A narrow bridge crossing the Dyfi at Dinas Mawddwy. Built by Dr John Davies early in the seventeenth century.
Mawddwy
SY20 9LS

 

Llanfair Slate Caverns

A great day out for all the family, no matter what the weather.
Cae Gethin
Harlech
LL46 2SA

 

Corris Craft Centre

A great collection of shops, attractions and activities to keep the whole family entertained for hours.
Corris
Machynlleth
Powys
SY20 9RF

01654761584

 

Ty Mawr Wybrnant

National Trust - Traditional stone-built upland 16th-century farmhouse.
Conwy
LL25 0HJ

 
 

  Parks

Mawddach Woodlands RSPB Reserve

Nestled in the spectacular Mawddach Valley, Coed Garth Gell is a woodland and heathland nature reserve.
near Dolgellau
Gwynedd
LL40 1YF

 

Coed Y Brenin Forest Park FREE

Coed y Brenin visitor centre is the gateway to Coed y Brenin Forest Park.
Snowdonia National Park
LL40 2HZ

 
 

  Leisure centres

Pavilion Leisure Centre

Facilities at the centre include: Climbing wall, Sports hall, Health suite, Fitness room, Soft play area.
Beach Road, Promenade
Barmouth
LL42 1NF

 

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