Places To Go For Days Out In Snowdonia

Snowdonia boasts a wealth of history, culture, industrial heritage and fine architecture which is reflected in the large variety of attractions. There are so many places to visit that we aren’t able to list them all but here are a selection. Please check to ensure they are open as a number of them have seasonal opening hours. 

Caernarfon Castle

Tel: 01286 677617
A World heritage site and one of the most impressive of Edward I castles. 

Trefriw Woollen Mills

Tel:  01492 640462
See the weaving and hydro-electric turbines at the working mill museum.

Penrhyn Castle, Bangor

Tel: 01248 353084
A massive neo-Norman fantasy castle crammed with fascinating things. 

Llechwedd Slate Caverns

Blaenau Ffestiniog
Tel: 01766 830306
Winner of every major tourist award. Great day out wet or fine. Two underground rides.

Bodnant Garden

nr Conwy
Tel: 01492 650460
80 acres of lovely gardens. Spring, Summer and Autumn colour.

Aberconwy House

Conwy 
Tel: 01492 592246
Oldest dated town house in Wales. The furnished rooms reflect daily life from different periods in the house’s history.

Snowdon Mountain Railway

Llanberis
Tel: 0871 720 0033
Travel to the summit of Snowdon on the only public rack and pinion railway in Britain

Ty Mawr Wybrnant

Penmachno, nr Betws y Coed
Tel: 01690 760213
Centuries of Welsh country living. Birthplace of Bishop William Morgan the first translator of the Bible into Welsh.

Electric Mountain

Llanberis
Tel: 01286 873002
Travel into one of Europe’s largest man-made caverns deep in a mountain to see how the Dinorwig Hydro Electric Power Station works.

Plas Mawr

Conwy
Te;: 01492 580167
Best preserved Elizabethan town house in Britain – famous for the quality of its ornamental decoration. Also see next door the art gallery home to the Royal Cambrian Academy.

Conwy Castle

Conwy 
Tel: 01492 592358
A masterpiece of medieval military architecture – also explore the town walls.

National Slate Museum

Llanberis 
Tel: 01286 871906
Living museum telling the story of North Wales slate industry, including slate splitting, a waterwheel and quarrymen’s houses.

Sygun Copper Mine

Beddgelert
Tel: 01766 890595
Large colourful caves with stalagmites and stalagtites. Pan for gold and other activities.

Parc Glynllifon

Llandwrog, Nr Caernarfon
Tel: 01286 830222
70 acres of exotic trees and plants, follies and sculpture. Steam engine restored by Fred Dibnah. Craft shop.

Caernarfon Airworld

Caernarfon Airfield, near Caernarfon
Tel: 01286 830800

North Wales Wildlife Trust

The North Wales Wildlife Trust is one of 47 Wildlife Trusts across the UK and one of 6 Welsh Wildlife Trusts.  Our vision is a North Wales rich in wildlife and enjoyed by all

 


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