Snowdon - Yr Wyddfa



Snowdon (Welsh: Yr Wyddfa, pronounced is the highest mountain in Wales, at an altitude of 1,085 metres (3,560 ft) above sea level, and the highest point in the British Isles outside Scotland. It is located in Snowdonia National Park in Gwynedd, and has been described as "probably the busiest ... read more

Conwy Castle

Conwy Conwy LL32 8AY

phone: 01492 592358

Conwy Castle

Built for Edward I, by Master James of St George, the castle is amongst the finest surviving medieval fortifications in Britain. In a word, exceptional. You can’t fault it, from the grandeur of its high towers and curtain walls to its excellent state of ... read more

Attractions of North Wales



North Wales is small. But our list of attractions is big. You can visit the locals at Conwy RSPB Nature Reserve, or the not-so-locals at Pili Palas. Take a train to the top of Snowdon, or journey deep inside an electric mountain at Elidir. Tour one of 11 National ... read more

St Michaels Church Betws-y-Coed

Old Church Road Betws-y-Coed Conwy LL24 0AL

phone: 01690 710333

Built in the 14th century, St Michael's Church is the oldest building in Betws-y-Coed, and is located on the banks of the River Conwy. Replaced by the parish church of St Mary's in 1873, St Michael's lay slumbering peacefully throughout the twentieth century. But by the early 1990's it ... read more

Conwy Valley Railway Museum

The old goods yard Betws-y-coed Conwy LL24 0AL

phone: 01690 710568

The Conwy Valley Railway Museum was originally formed by Alan Pratt in the early 70s with a small exhibition in one of the standard gauge bogie coaches. And the facility of a MK1 coach as a small Café providing tea, coffee and biscuits. The carriages being left on a ... read more

Welsh Mountain Zoo - National Zoo of Wales

Old Highway Colwyn Bay Conwy LL28 5UY

phone: 01492 532938

Set in North Wales, high above Colwyn Bay with panoramic views and breathtaking scenery, its beautiful gardens are home to this caring conservation zoo. Roam the wooded pathways, relax on the grassy slopes and spend a lovely day learning about many rare and endangered species from Britain and around ... read more

Caernarfon Castle

Castle Ditch Caernarfon Gwynedd LL55 2AY

phone: 01286 677617

*** For Tariff and opening details go to website link ***

A brute of a fortress. Caernarfon Castle’s pumped-up appearance is unashamedly muscle-bound and intimidating. Picking a fight with this massive structure would have been a daunting ... read more

GreenWood Forest Park

Y Felinheli Gwynedd LL56 4QN

phone: 01248 671493

Voted Best Family Attraction in North Wales for 6 years running, days out don’t get much better than this! GreenWood Forest Park is set in 27 magical acres, where you will discover bags of woodland adventure, awesome attractions and forest family fun. ... read more

Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways

Harbour Station Porthmadog Gwynedd LL49 9NF

phone: 01766 516000

The Ffestiniog Railway is the oldest independent railway company in the World - being founded by an Act of Parliament in 1832.
Sunday December 23rd, and 'The Earl' leaves Porthmadog with the 10.30 Santa Special

The railway was built as a gravity and horse drawn ... read more

Portmeirion Village and Gardens

Minffordd Portmeirion Gwynedd LL48 6ER

phone: 01766 772311

Portmeirion is a fairy tale Italianate village on the coast of Snowdonia with gardens, beaches, shops, restaurants and hotels. Open daily all year. ... read more

Sygun Copper Mine

Beddgelert Gwynedd LL55 4NE

phone: 01766 890595

Winner of the Prince of Wales award for tourism, Sygun Copper Mine is one of the wonders of Wales - a remarkable and impressive example of how our precious industrial heritage can be reclaimed, restored and transformed into an outstanding attraction. ... read more

Bodnant Garden

Tal-y-Cafn Conwy LL28 5RE

phone: 01492 650460

Bodnant Garden is one of the most beautiful gardens in the UK, covering some 80 acres and situated above the River Conwy on ground sloping towards the west and looking across the valley towards the Snowdonia range.

The Garden has two parts. The upper area, around ... read more

Harlech Castle

Castle Square Harlech Gwynedd LL46 2YH

phone: 01766 780552

Harlech Castle

‘Men of Harlech’…all together now! The nation’s unofficial anthem, loved by rugby fans and regimental bands alike, is said to describe the longest siege in British history (1461-1468) which took place here during the War of the Roses. Seven years! It only took that ... read more

Great Orme Tramway

Victoria Station, Church Walks, Llandudno Conwy LL30 2NB

phone: 01492 879306

The Great Orme Tramway has been delighting visitors since it opened on July 31st 1902. An engineering marvel of its age, it's still the only cable-hauled tramway still operating on British public roads.... ... read more




Tryfan is a mountain in the Ogwen valley, Snowdonia, Wales. It forms part of the Glyderau group, and is one of the most famous and recognisable peaks in Britain, having a classic pointed shape with rugged crags. At 3,010 feet above sea level it is the fifteenth highest mountain ... read more

Plas Mawr

High Street Conwy Conwy LL32 8DE

phone: 01492 580167

Plas Mawr

The Elizabethan era. A golden age? Think Renaissance and Shakespeare. Think Plas Mawr. An Elizabethan gem worth its weight in gold. The finest town house of its period in Britain. ... read more

Beaumaris Castle

Beaumaris Isle of Anglesey LL58 8AP

phone: 01248 810361

Beaumaris Castle

A, dare we say it, absolute cracker of a castle with classic proportions and perfect symmetry. The last hurrah of Edward I’s massive building programme in north Wales…..just a shame he never got round to finishing it! ... read more

Criccieth Castle

Castle Street Criccieth Gwynedd LL55 0DP

phone: 01766 522227

Criccieth Castle

What a picture, what a view! Beguiling from afar, this castle is perched on a headland with the sea as its constant bedfellow. Get close however and its twin-towered gatehouse intimidates prospective attackers. ... read more

Dolwyddelan Castle

Conwy LL46 2YH

phone: 01690 750366

Cliciwch yma am y fersiwn Cymraeg website link

Dolwyddelan Castle

Castles and mountains. Dolwyddelan and Snowdonia. Made for each other. Improving on nature’s handiwork is easier said than done but this beauty blends beautifully with its ... read more

Pili Palas Nature World

Penmynydd Road Menai Bridge Isle of Anglesey LL59 5RP

phone: 01248 712474

Pili Palas Nature World is a great day out whatever the weather – but pay us a visit, or browse this site, and you’ll soon see that it really is a jungle in here! ... read more

Ty Hyll (The Ugly House)

Capel Curig Conwy LL24 0DS

phone: 01492 642322

Pot Mêl tearoom at Ty Hyll

Shrouded in mystery, Ty Hyll (the Ugly House) is some 3 miles west of Betws-y-Coed, on the A5 towards Capel Curig. ... read more

Valle Crucis Abbey

Denbighshire LL20 8DD

phone: 01978 860326

Valle Crucis Abbey

Cistercian monks were an austere lot. Solitude ruled absolute. Finding this remote yet magical location must have at least raised a smile or two amongst the serious-minded brethren. Perfect fit for a glorious medieval abbey. ... read more

Denbigh Castle

Castle Hill, Denbigh Denbighshire LL16 3NB

phone: 01745 813385

Denbigh Castle

Want to get a historian really excited? Mention Denbigh’s triple-towered great gatehouse. Probably one of the seven wonders of Wales. We think you’ll agree. Striking. ... read more