10 activities to get involved with in Snowdonia, that you might not have thought of
With so much on offer in Snowdonia, don’t limit your stay to walking and climbing. We’ve found 10 exciting activities for you to try. So go on, try something new!
1. Bear Grylls Adventure Day
Take part in a Bear Grylls survival day and learn how to stay alive in the great outdoors. You’ll be set various adventure challenges and learn essential survival techniques to help you out along the way. Designed for to put your team skills to the test, do you have what it takes to survive?
Find out more at: http://beargryllssurvivalacademy.com/half-day-survival-course/
Get up close and personal with the great outdoors and take part in one of the many outdoor activities on offer at Up4Adventures. Try gorge walking, canyoning, rock climbing, abseiling, bushcraft and underground slate mining – there’s plenty to keep you challenged.
Find out more at: http://up4adventures.com/
3. The National White Water Centre
Experience real welsh white water rafting and kayaking on the River Tryweryn at The National White Water Centre. For a thrilling day of water sports whatever the weather, you’re guaranteed a wild day out.
Find out more at: http://www.ukrafting.co.uk
4. Zip World Caverns
Zip World offers a diverse range of activities that you will have never tried before! Experience the longest zip line in Europe and the world’s fastest; Zip World Velocity will take you over Penrhyn Quarry in Bethesda at speeds that exceed 100mph. Or head to Blaenau Ffestiniog to try the largest zip zone in Europe, Zip World Titan and the largest fully underground zip line course in the world with Zip World Caverns.
Find out more at: http://www.zipworld.co.uk/
5. TT Adventure
There’s fun for everyone at Tree Top Adventure. Wind your way through 30 obstacles on the adventure course and experience the 100ft drop from Tree Top Tower. Your little monkeys will love following in your footsteps on their very own junior version. Complete with zip line, hideaways and beams, they’ll be entertained for hours.
Find out more at: http://www.ttadventure.co.uk/
6. Bounce Below
Bounce underground to your heart’s content with Bounce Below and Bounce Below Junior, the first underground playground in the world. Hidden deep underground in Llechwedd slate caverns, you’ll cross the narrow walkways and run through the tunnels to reach the bouncy nets. Whether you’re young or just a big kid at heart, there’s fun for everyone at Bounce Below.
Find out more at: http://www.bouncebelow.net/
7. Segway Adventures
Located within 30 acres of woodland on North Wales’ Llyn Peninsula, Dragon Raiders Activity Park is a fun day out for the whole family. From paintballing to Segways, there’s an outdoor activity for every taste. Journey through the serene forest or challenge yourself to the rougher off-road rally treks.
Find out more at: http://www.dragonraiders.co.uk/segway-x2-adventures/
8. Black Rock Llamas
Feed, handle and bond with the llamas on an organised llama trek in stunning Snowdonia. Ideal for children and adults of all ages, learn all about these fascinating animals when you book a llama experience with the experts at Black Rock Llamas.
Find out more at: http://www.blackrockllamas.co.uk/
9. Go Below
Go Below Underground Adventures offers unique and personally guided adventures deep into the abandoned mines of Snowdonia. Enjoy an exhilarating exploration of this spectacular subterranean world where you’ll tackle a series of exciting underground activities all under the cover of darkness. Abseil through cavernous chambers and zip line over forgotten blue lakes; test your nerve climbing up vertical shafts or traversing over an abyss. All trips are guided by the most experienced, professional and passionate mine explorers in the business. They can bring your surroundings to life with their wealth of knowledge on the mining industry and its history. Choose from three different underground trips, catered for families, couples, individuals, team building, stag and hen, schools, youth groups and military.
Are you brave enough to go below? Remember… adventure starts where daylight ends!
Find out more at: http://www.go-below.co.uk/
10. Gone Swimming
Discover the delights of open water swimming on a holiday with Gone Swimming. Under the supervision and instruction of expert Gabby Dickinson, you can improve your swimming the fun way – outdoors. Available at various locations around North Wales, you can make it as challenging or as care-free as you like – after all, you’re on holiday.
Find out more at: http://www.goneswimming.co.uk/