Things to Do



Zip World

ZipWorld has two sites, one near Bethesda and one in Blaeanau Ffestiniog. The Velocity is situated near Bethesda and it is an adrenaline fuelled action offering visitors an unique attraction

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Harlech Castle

Bala has a rich history going back to pre-Roman times. In and around Bala, there are the remains of a Roman fort, several 11th century Norman earthworks and a 13th

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Shell Island

Shell Island has three bathing beaches. Two small bathing beaches that are only available when the tide is out and the main Bathing beach at the south end of the '

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Centre for Alternative Technology

With over 7 acres of hands-on displays and gardens and with over 35 years of experience in sustainability practice, the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) inspires thousands of visitors every year. Based

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Moma Cymru

The Tabernacle was converted in the mid-1980s from a Wesleyan chapel into a centre for the performing arts. Since then MOMA WALES has grown up alongside it in four

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Meirion Mill

Ensconced among the breathtaking mountains of Mid Wales, Meirion Mill has become a welcome sight for travellers from the world over; visitors have been enamoured with the tranquillity and natural

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Bala Lake Railway

Bala Lake Railway (Rheilffordd Llyn Tegid) offers a delightful 9 mile return journey alongside Bala Lake, through the beautiful Snowdonia National Park. The 2ft narrow gauge steam trains give excellent

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Bala Golf Club

This 10-hole course is laid out on a plateau nearly 1000 feet above sea level. As a result, the least impressionable of players will be enthusiastic about the view obtained from

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Coarse Fishing

Llyn y Gro is situated near to the village of Sarnau on the A494, some 3-4 miles north of the picturesque Welsh market town of Bala in the Snowdonia National

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Canolfan Tryweryn

Based near Bala, North Wales, we developed the first commercial whitewater rafting operation in the UK in 1986, and since then we have grown to become the largest and most well-respected

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Llechwedd Slate Caverns

Descend nearly 500 feet underground in Europe's steepest mining cable railway and travel back 170 years in a few minutes to meet Sion your ghostly guide through the Deep Mine. Only 12

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Glassblobbery

We have all sorts of handmade glass sculptures including glass animals, flowers, dragons and other glass sea creatures all bespoke and lovingly hand made at our studio.   In

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Go Ape

We’re the UK’s no.1 forest adventure. It started with our classic ‘tree top adventure’ and now we’re branching out. You can now

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Rhug Estate Organic Farm

The Rhug Estate covers 12,500 acres extending from Gwyddelwern in the north, Carrog to the east, Cynwyd to the south and Maerdy to the west. The 2,500 acre in-hand organic farm is

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Bala Sailing Club

Bala Sailing Club is set at the north-east end of Bala Lake giving easy access to the largest & possibly the most picturesque sailing water in Wales. Predominantly south-westerly winds

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Gypsy Wood

We’re a must North Wales attraction for all animal, train, nature and fairy lovers - There’s lots to do and see for the whole family…

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Bala Lake

This is a description of the place of interest. In this case the place of interest is Bala Lake http://www.visitbala.org/

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Gwydyr Forest Park

A forest of lakes and mountains in the heart of Snowdonia, Gwydyr Forest Park is home to a wide range of activities, as well as birdlife and other wildlife. Tracks,

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Barmouth Beach

Barmouth Beach sits on the idyllic west coast of North Wales and is nestled between craggy mountains and the often crashing sea. The beach is located in Snowdonia National Park

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