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!
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.
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.
There are excellent mountain biking opportunities around the area.
Enjoy a pleasure boat trip to Puffin Island aboard the Cerismar Two.
Sea fishing and lake fishing is available in the area.
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.
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.
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.