Enjoy an active holiday in Snowdonia North Wales or a relaxing break visiting castles and historic buildings

 

Camping and touring caravan site, Snowdonia, North Wales

Plas Gwyn, caravan park, camp site and touring caravan site in Snowdonia, North Wales
Activity holidays in North Wales

Local Area

Snowdonia and North Wales are an ideal venue for a holiday or short break. With so much to see and do you can enjoy an active, relaxing or cultural break, with family or friends. Pick and choose from what is on offer to create your idea North Wales holiday!

Beaches

The golden sands of the Lleyn Peninsula and Anglesey beaches offer lovely sandy family fun, stunning scenery and glorious estuaries.

Watersports

North Wales is a mecca for watersports. If you've never sailed before try the National Watersports Centre in Caernarfon. Surfing, kite surfing, kayaking and canoeing and white water rafting are all on offer in the area. For a more gentle watery experience try the rowing boat hire or paddle steamer trip on Llanberis lake.

Mountains & Walking

Plas Gwyn is located in the foothills of Snowdonia, one of the UK's national parks. Walkers, climbers and ramblers will find themselves right at home, however there are many gentler trails around Llanberis where you can enjoy a relaxing stroll.

Attractions

For family days out why not try the Greenwood Centre, Gypsy Wood, Anglesey Sea Zoo, Electric Mountain or pick your own at Hootons Home Grown (with well stocked farm shop).

Take to the track (spectating or track days) at Anglesey Circuit or enjoy a thrilling pleasure flight from Caernarfon Airport with on-site air museum.

Biking

There are excellent mountain biking opportunities around the area.

History

Llanberis is the home of the National Slate Museum, you can also venture underground to experience the Welsh Slate industry at Llechwedd Slate Caverns and copper mining at Sygun Copper Mine.

Boat Trips

Enjoy a pleasure boat trip to Puffin Island aboard the Cerismar Two.

Fishing

Sea fishing and lake fishing is available in the area.

Railways

Plas Gwyn is less than 15 minutes from both the Snowdon Mountain Railway and Llanberis Lake Railway. A little further afield are the Ffestiniog Railway and Welsh Highland Railway.

Rainy Days

If the weather is less than perfect, don't despair. Try indoor karting at nearby Red Line Karting, or visit the Galeri in Caernarfon, North Wales Theatre in Llandudno or Cernarfon Leisure Centre. Or visit Llanberis or Betws-y-Coed for some souvenir and craft shopping.

Eating Out

Both Llanberis and Caernarfon have several good eateries, Indian at Spice of Llanberis (Llanberis) or Sopna (Caernarfon), Cantonese at Fu's (Caernarfon) as well as traditional British and Welsh cuisine including Peak Restaurant (Llanberis) and the world-famous Pete's Eats (Llanberis). There are many good takeaways available and a number of good pubs and inns in the area.

Culture & Castles

North Wales is famous for it's Castles and National Trust properties with several stately homes within easy travelling distance including Penrhyn Castle and Plas Newydd. The world famous Italianate village of Portmeirion is around an hours drive. For theatre try Galeri in Caernarfon, North Wales Theatre in Llandudno.

The world famous Italianate village of Portmeirion Stunning Snowdonia scenery, lakes, mountains and walking Caernarfon Castle by evening sunlight, one of the Castles of Wales Mountain biking in North Wales The beach at Newborough, Anglesey The Snowdon Mountain Railway

 

Plas Gwyn Caravan & Camping Park, Llanberis Road, Llanrug, Caernarfon, Gwynedd LL55 2AQ
Tel: 01286 672619 / Email: info@plasgwyn.co.uk

 

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