When was the last time you did something for the first time with your family? Glamping North Wales is a truly rewarding experience for all generations.
Be prepared for epic adventures. Expect the unexpected. Experience awe and wonder in equal measures. Best of all enjoy bags of fun with your loved ones. Make your next family holiday one to remember and cherish.
Where else can you take a train to the highest mountain in the land? The Snowdon Mountain Train trundles steadily up to 3560 feet above sea level where Hafod Eryi, a state of the art visitor centre, will give you sustenance and shelter as you drink in the breathtaking views. Energetic members of your party might prefer to walk down the mountain on the way back. There are several routes to choose from.
Discover more story filled castles per square mile than anywhere else in the world. North Wales boasts some magnificent fortresses to fire the imagination. From Conwy Castle to Harlech Castle and Caernarfon Castle around the Snowdonia National Park to Criccieth Castle at the gateway to the Lleyn Peninsula and beautiful Beaumaris Castle on the Isle of Anglesey. Each is unique, easily accessed and hosts a number of family friendly events throughout the year.
The Victorian seaside town of Llandudno ‘Queen of Resorts’ was the inspiration behind Lewis Carroll’s classic children’s story Alice in Wonderland. The real Alice Liddell and her family were friends of Caroll’s and enjoyed regular holidays in the town. Walk the magical Alice Trail and discover references to the story at every turn. Top it off with an Alice themed afternoon tea. Hurry, hurry. Don’t be late for this very important date!
Thrilling boat trips explore the magnificent North Wales coast seeking out offshore islands, fascinating historic places, fetes of engineering, smugglers caves, abundant wildlife and natural wonders. You could even try a spot of fishing. Trip boats leave from Pwllheli Marina, Beaumaris Pier, Rib Rides from Menai Bridge and the Bardsey Island Ferry goes from Porth Meudwy near Aberdaron.
Find your inner Spider Man. The Beacon Climbing Centre in Caernarfon offers climbing experiences for tots to adults. Novices can learn the ropes while experienced climbers can hone their skills in North Wales’ tallest climbing venue. A redundant film studio proved the perfect place for this modern well equipped centre. The longest climbing route is 17 metres high. Climbing is an integral part of the North Wales adventure scene. The Beacon Centre offers a safe and exciting way to get started. Today the Beacon Centre, tomorrow Snowdonia.
A bad day on the beach is better than a good day at the office no matter which way you look at it. North Wales has more than its fare share of glorious beaches. Ideal for beach combing, picnics, walking, watersports and family fun. Explore the dunes and miles of golden sand at Harlech, listen out at Whistling Sands, yes they really do whistle! Try surfing at Hells Mouth, watersports at Abersoch and dine out at Dylan’s beside the beach at Criccieth. Dinas Dinlle on the Lleyn Peninsula is in an Area of Outstanding Natural beauty cared for by the National Trust. Quench your thirst at multi award winning Ty Coch Inn right on the beach.
No family holiday is complete without an outrageous indulgence of fish & chips suppers and copious ice-cream. For fish and chips try Enoch’s at Llandudno Junction, The Mermaid at Barmouth, Allports at Porthmadog , The Galleon in Conwy, Castle Fish and Chips in Criccieth, Coastal Cafe in Moelfre, The Golden Fry in Benllech, Scarlett’s in Rhosneigr and Sblash in Aberdaron. Delicious ice-cream cones, ice-cream wafers and ice-cream sundaes can be found at Fortes in Llandudno, Parisella’s of Conwy, Palas Caffi in Caernarfon, Cariad Gelato at Criccieth, Huenfa’r Castell in Harlech, Fudgeridoo in Barmouth and Uncle Albert’s Emporium in Borth.
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