Things to do

Below you’ll find some of the most popular attractions locally. 

Plas Menai National Outdoor Centre

Plas Menai, the National Outdoor Centre for Wales is perfectly situated for the ultimate outdoor adventure.

Caernarfon Castle

Caernarfon Castle is recognised around the world as one of the greatest buildings of the Middle Ages.

This fortress-palace on the banks of the River Seiont is grouped with Edward I’s other castles at Conwy, Beaumaris and Harlech as a World Heritage Site. But for sheer scale and architectural drama Caernarfon stands alone.

Penrhyn  Castle

Penrhyn Castle is a country house in Llandygai, Bangor, Gwynedd, North Wales, in the form of a Norman castle. It was originally a medieval fortified manor house, founded by Ednyfed Fychan. In 1438, Ioan ap Gruffudd was granted a licence to crenellate and he founded the stone castle and added a tower house


Prepare for a truly unique and exhilarating experience: the fastest zip line in the world since 2013! Soar over Penrhyn Quarry, where you can travel at speeds of up to and over 100 mph while taking in unbeatable views of Snowdonia.


The Welsh name for Snowdon is 'Yr Wyddfa' which means 'the tumulus'. At a height of 3,560 ft (1,085 m), Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales and the second highest peak in the UK.

Snowdon Mountain Railway

The Snowdon Mountain Railway is a narrow gauge rack and pinion mountain railway in Gwynedd, north-west Wales. It is a tourist railway that travels for 4.7 miles from Llanberis to the summit of Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales.

Dinorwig Quarry (World Heritage Site)

Dinorwic quarry is a large former slate quarry, now home to the Welsh National Slate Museum, located between the villages of Llanberis and Dinorwig in Wales. At its height at the turn of the century, it was the second largest slate quarry in Wales, after the neighbouring Penrhyn quarry near Bethesda.

Llanberis Lake Railway

The Llanberis Lake Railway is a 1 ft 11+1⁄2 in narrow gauge heritage railway that runs for 2.5 miles along the northern shore of Llyn Padarn in north Wales in the Snowdonia National Park.

You can also tale a walk through the family farm down to the beach on the Menai Straits. See map below for directions

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Click on the button below for the local Bus timetables, which are easily accessible from the site

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