Local Attractions


The Anglesey Sea Zoo

The Anglesey Sea Zoo is Wales’ largest marine aquarium. Sited right on the shore of the Menai Strait against the stunning backdrop of Snowdonia, its a great day out whatever the weather.
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Anglesey Model Village, Newborough

Wales’ most popular model village, featuring models of Anglesey’s many landmarks. All built to one twelth scale with working garden railway set in beautifully landscaped gardens with water features. Tea Room, play and picnic areas with children’s ride-on train.

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Beaumaris Castle (CADW)

Begun in 1295, this unfinished castle is the last and largest of King Edward I’s Welsh fortifications. Designed by the king’s mason-architect, Master James of St George, it is a perfect example of a concentrically planned castle. Formidable defences survive, surrounded by a partly restored moat. World Heritage Site.
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Beaumaris Gaol and Courthouse, Beaumaris

This Victorian Gaol was built by Hansom (famous for the Hansom Cab) in 1829. The gaol features the only working tread wheel in Britain and a gibbet is still fixed to the wall.
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Greenwood Centre, Y Felinhely

There’s a day packed with adventure and fun for you and all your family at GreenWood Forest Park. Pedal powered one and two seater quad bikes and trikes on an all-new circuit – don’t miss it! Pedal your way around Lunar Park – but don’t forget…no bumping! The amazing Giant Jumper huge bouncing pillow – 1500 square feet of fun for the under 12s. This is the first ever Giant Jumper anywhere in Wales and is one of the most popular rides at GreenWood and many, many more…
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James Pringle Weavers, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll

The BIG NAME made the village famous – now the SHOPPING is even bigger.

Rare Miniature steam trains, Welsh Crafts and souvenirs, superb selection of high street fashions, childrens clothing, shoe shop, golf shop, cook shop, homeware and gifts, Hornby and Scalextric. Sidings Restaurant serving homebaked local Welsh delicacies. Costa Speciality Coffees Takeaway Service.
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Museum of Childhood, Beaumaris

Every room, every exhibit, breathes the Magic of Childhood. A visit to the Museum of Childhood Memories is a uniquely memorable experience. The collection is of absorbing interest to adults and children alike. From an historical angle, it illustrates visually the habits and interests that brought pleasure to families over the past 150 years. The Museum’s collection of about two thousand items is housed in 2 adjoining buildings making up 9 rooms, each having a different theme.
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Pili Palas, Porthaethwy/Menai Bridge

A day out at Pili Palas can be a magical experience for all the family whatever the weather! We are now open 7 days a week all year round – from 10am to 5pm. So come along – enter a steamy environment full of lush vegetation and waterfalls with LIVE butterflies flying all around you. This is the magical world of Pili Palas.
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Plas Newydd (NT), Llanfairpwll

Plas Newydd garden has both formal and informal styles. With magnificent views of the Snowdonia Peaks. The open-plan garden containing shrubs planted in the lawns to the more formal Italian-style garden to the front of the house. Where the conservatory once stood on the top terrace, there is now an arbour with water falling to a pool, with its Italianate fountain, on the bottom terrace. Major restoration of the Italiante garden is on-going including replanting of the mixed borders and the construction of a deep grotto.
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RSPB:South Stack Reserve (Elins Tower), Holyhead

Enjoy a close-up view onto a wonderful cliff-side nesting colony, with binoculars and telescopes provided. You’ll be able to watch guillemots, razorbills and puffins all raising their young, while live television pictures give you an even closer view of the nests! Rare choughs can also be seen on the reserve.
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Stone Science, Talwrn

A family owned, friendly museum of geology and archaeology with a difference. Inside are a series of dioramas depicting the evolving ages of the earth, including Dinosaurs. There are thousands of fossils, minerals, crystals, Native American arrowheads, etc. to see and many to touch. Videos for children and adults.


Tal y Foel Riding Stables, Dwyran

You can not only relax in our luxury WTB-approved four-star farm accommodation (we have three rooms with ensuite whirlpool baths!), but (if you want to) you can also go fishing or birdwatching, or enjoy horse-riding. We have our own riding centre, and can offer you bespoke packages for riding holidays including Bed & Breakfast for horses. Some of our guests come to ride, but most just come to enjoy a peaceful rural location.
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Other Top Attractions to consider on your stay


Apollo Cinema, Rhyl

North Wales Bowls Centre, Prestatyn

North Wales Coast Cycle Path

Nova Centre, Prestatyn

Ocean Beach Fun Fair, Rhyl

Palace Fun Centre (Terror Tombs/Knights Caverns/Geronimos), Rhyl

Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl

Sea Life Aquarium, Rhyl

Sun Centre, Rhyl

Afonwen Craft and Antique Centre, Mold

Basingwerk Abbey (CADW), Holywell

Bersham Iron Works & Heritage Centre, Wrexham

Bodelwyddan Castle

Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold

Denbigh Castle (CADW)

Dr Who Exhibition, Llangollen

Llyn Brenig, near Cerrigydrudion. Visitor Centre

ECTARC, Llangollen

Erddig (NT), Wrexham

Farm World, Wrexham

Flint Castle (CADW), Flint

Greenacres Farm Park, Mancot, Deeside

G.Y.G. Karting, Cerrigydrudion

Greenfield Valley Heritage Park

Llangollen Canal

Llangollen Horse-Drawn Boats/Motorboat over Aqueduct

Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

Llangollen Motor Museum

Llangollen Railway

Rhuddlan Castle (CADW), Rhuddlan

Ruthin Craft Centre, Ruthin

Tweedmill Factory Outlet St Asaph

Y Glassblobbery, Glanrafon, Corwen

Afonwen Trekking Centre, Afonwen, nr Pwllheli

Antur Waunfawr, Waunfawr – Cafe & Craft centre, Nature park

Apollo Cinema, Bangor

Bala Lake Railway, Llanuwchllyn

Bangor Cathedral

Bangor Museum & Art Gallery

Bangor Pier

Beacon Climbing Centre, Ceunant, Caernarfon

Beics Betws Cycle Hire, Betws-y-Coed

Betws-y-Coed Motor Museum, Betws-y-Coed

Brynkir Woollen Mill, Garndolbenmaen

Caernarfon Castle (CADW)

Celtica, Machynlleth

Centre for Alternative Technology Machynlleth

Conwy Aquatic Centre & Coarse Fishery, Rowen

Conwy Falls, Betws-y-Coed

Conwy Valley Railway Museum, Betws-y-Coed

Corris Craft Centre, Corris

Criccieth Castle (CADW)

Crug Farm Plants, Caernarfon

Cwm Pottery, Trefor

Dolbadarn Castle (CADW), Llanberis

Electric Mountain, Llanberis

Ffestiniog Power Station, Blaenau Ffestiniog

Ffestiniog Railway Porthmadog

Gwydyr Forest Park

Glasfryn Activity Park Karting, Pwllheli

Glaslyn Leisure Centre, Porthmadog

GreenWood Centre, Y Felinheli

Glynllifon, Caernarfon

Gwydir Castle, Llanrwst

Harlech Castle (CADW), Harlech

Inigo Jones Slateworks, Groeslon

King Arthur¹s Labyrinth, Corris

Llanberis Lake Railway, Llanberis

Llanfair Caverns, Harlech

Llechwedd Slate Caverns, Blaenau Ffestiniog

Lloyd George Museum, Llanystumdwy

Llywelyn Cottage (NT), Beddgelert

Madog Motorcycle & Car Museum, Porthmadog

Menai Strait Pleasure Cruises, Slate Quay, Caernarfon

Coed Dolgarrog Nature Reserve, Dolgarrog

Coed Llety Mair, Nature Reserve, Maentwrog

Coed Llety Walter, Nature Reserve, Harlech

Padarn Country Park, Llanberis

Penmaenmawr Golf Club, Penmaenmawr

Penrhyn Castle (NT), Bangor

Pinewood Riding Stables, Conwy

Plas Menai National Water Sports Centre

Plas Tan-y-Bwlch, Maentwrog

Plas-y-Brenin National Mountaineering Centre, Capel Curig

Plas-yn-Rhiw (NT), near Aberdaron

Portmeirion, Penrhyndeudraeth

Pwllheli Golf Course, Pwllheli

Rhiw Goch Ski Centre, Trawsfynydd

Rhiwiau Riding Centre, Llanfairfechan

Rob Piercy Gallery, Porthmadog

Ropeworks at Greenacres, Morfa Bychan, Porthmadog

Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum, Caernarfon Castle

RSPB Penmaenpool

Segontium Roman Museum (CADW), Caernarfon

Shell Island, Llanbedr

Snowdon Mountain Railway, Llanberis

Swallow Falls, Betws-y-Coed

Sygun Copper Mine, Beddgelert

Talhenbont Hall, Criccieth

Talyllyn Railway, Tywyn

The Ropeworks at Greenacres, Morfa Bychan, Porthmadog

Theatr Gwynedd, Bangor

Traws Pleasure Cruises, Trawsfynydd Lake

Trefriw Wells Spa, Trefriw

Trefriw Woollen Mills, Trefriw

Ty Coch Farm Riding & Trekking Centre, Penmachno

Welsh Highland Railway, Caernarfon

Welsh Highland Railway Porthmadog

Welsh Slate Museum Llanberis

Yr Hwylfan/The Fun Centre, Caernarfon