We list below some of the attractions of North Wales. The list is linked to the attraction's web site, where possible, with more information available.

Within walking distance

Forest, lake and mountain walks

Plas Tan y Bwlch

Tan y Bwlch Station (on the Ffestiniog Railway)

Rhyd is on Cycle Route 82

All Wales Coastal Path (joined through the forest where it winds inland above the Traeth Estuary)

Within a 15 minute drive

Aberglaslyn Pass


Porthmadog (home of the Welsh Highland and Ffestiniog Railways)

Borth y Gest (for sandy coves & beaches)

The Glaslyn Ospreys (

Y Garreg the village shop, café, delicatessen

The Brondanw Arms (Y ring)

The Oakeley Arms

Plas Brondanw Garden and Cafe


Within a 30 minute drive

Harlech Castle

Black Rock sands


Llanstrumdwy (for The Lloyd George Museum)

Blaenau Ffestiniog (for Slate Mines, zip wires & Bounce Below)

Snowdon Footpaths

Sygun Copper Mine

Dolwyddelan Castle

Betws y Coed and Swallow Falls

Coed y Brennin

A little further afield

Aberdaron (for trips to Bardsey Island)

Caernarfon Castle

Barmouth (for the Panoramic Walk)

Anglesey for Plas Newydd (National Trust), South Stack Lighthouse, Beaumaris, Plas Cadnant

and Puffin Island

Bodnant Garden

Shell Island


Snowdon Mountain Railway

Zip World at Bethesda

Penrhyn Castle (National Trust)

Plas yn Rhiw (National Trust)

Web Sites

For Tourist Information

For information on Gardens

For Cycling in North Wales