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Highlights in Snowdonia
- Snowdon mountain
- Natural beauty
- Historic Caernarfon Castle
- Fantastic waterfalls
- National Slate Museum
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Log cabins and lodges in Snowdonia
An 823 square mile national park, Snowdonia boasts outstanding natural beauty, world-famous historical sites, mountain lakes and thundering waterfalls. Explore this region from your base in a log cabin in the heart of awesome mountain and forest locations. Log cabins are available throughout the park; choose to stay at the foothills of Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales, right next to the spellbinding Caernarfon Castle, or on the beautiful seashore on the western edge of the park.Log cabins for adventure seekers and nature lovers
Hide away in a cosy wooden den in the middle of nature, protected in a log cabin that is the perfect addition to any natural environment. Log cabins in Snowdonia can house up to 6 people, offer ample outdoor space, and in some cases even a hot tub! What better way can there be to explore this natural paradise?!
Travellers and activities
Snowdonia boasts outstanding natural beauty, lush green valleys, mountain lakes, rugged peaks and thundering waterfalls, so where should hikers go first? Snowdon of course, the highest mountain in Wales! Start from Pen-y-Pass, and take the hike up to the 1085-metre summit, where on a clear day you will be treated not only to views of the nearby valleys and lakes, but also to the English Peak District, Ireland and even Scotland! The summit is also home to Britain’s highest visitor centre where visitors can become acquainted with the scenery, flora and fauna, and geology of the region.Snowdonia for history buffs
With its strong historical legacy, Snowdonia offers much more than just its natural wealth. Caernarfon Castle is not only one of Britain’s finest, but is recognised around the world as one of the greatest buildings of the Middle Ages. Spend an entire day leisurely exploring this castle, all its little nooks and passages around the rooms, soak in the lovely views across the estuary and towards Snowdon from its towers, and feel like you have travelled back to medieval times.Snowdonia for families
Take a trip with the oldest railway company in the world! Ffestiniog Railway takes you on a 13-mile journey from Porthmadog to the slate town of Blaenau Ffestiniog on a genuine steam train. The woodwork, décor and furnishings is perfectly preserved, and the route colourful and scenic as it takes you past lakes, cliffs and gushing waterfalls. Your children will also love GreenWood Forest Park, the UK’s only eco-adventure theme park, boasting an array of engaging attractions for both younger and older children. They can even experience the thrill of driving their very own 4×4 car!
From the top of Snowdon, you can see 24 counties, 29 lakes and 17 islands!
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Snowdonia boasts a number of impressive waterfalls, best of course visited after heavy rain. Swallow Fall, to the west of Betws-y-Coed, is the longest continuous waterfall in the country. It is impressively powerful and boasts fantastic wildlife.2. Learn about Welsh industrial heritage
The National Slate Museum gives you a fascinating insight into the slate industry in Wales. You can explore workshops left as they were hundreds of years ago – amongst the dust and cobwebs of abandoned tools you see the ghosts of another era. The museum also offers a wonderful demonstration of slate splitting and the beauty of things that can be produced from it.3. Discover the fanciful village of Beddgelert
Undoubtedly one of the most charming places in Wales. Located right in the heart of the park, it offers a number of independent shops, pubs and cafes arranged around the main road. The lovely riverside walk along the fast-flowing river carrying the purest water down from Snowdon is a real delight.4. Visit Harlech Castle
Another medieval marvel, UNESCO describes Harlech Castle as one of the finest examples of 14th century medieval architecture in Europe. With the rugged peaks of Snowdonia rising as a backdrop, this is the most spectacular setting for any of Edward I’s castles in Wales. Be sure to wear sturdy footwear as some of the walkways are a bit unsteady.5. A whole new definition of ‘ugly’!
In the delightful little town of Betws-y-Coed, you will find the so-called Ugly House, which is in fact a devastatingly picturesque stone cottage that dates back to the 15th century. Formerly a hideaway for robbers, it now houses a highly-rated restaurant with delicious freshly-made food and huge portions!6. See a real hydroelectric plant in action
The Electric Mountain is a hydroelectric power station located near the town of near Dinorig. Marvel at the sheer scale of the station and venture deep inside the mountain through its extensive network of tunnels, where you will see the massive pumps and turbines in action.7. Take white-water-knuckle ride!
The National White Water Centre offers rafting adventures suitable for young and old alike. Take a 2-hour session with an experienced guide that whisks you along a steep section of the local river past several challenging obstacles and rapids. A truly exhilarating experience to top of your holiday of a lifetime in Snowdonia!