Places to Go

Within 45 Minutes

Snowdon Mountain Railway

Since 1896 visitors have travelled to Llanberis, to experience the rail journey to the Summit of the highest mountain in Wales and England. Claim this mountain peak, the highest in Wales, as a lifetime’s achievement.

Electric Mountain

Set against a magnificent backdrop of the towering mountains and the magnificent scenery of Snowdonia, Electric Mountain is First Hydro Company’s Visitor Centre in Llanberis. Its split level layout contains a gift shop and café and is the starting point for the tour of Dinorwig Power Station.

GYG Karting

WE ARE OPEN ALL YEAR Book your Winter Arrive & Drive Karting Sessions. Check all availability online. Sessions are available for those 9 years and over.

Ffestiniog Railway

If you want to experience quality time with your family in a timeless way, we’re here to help. You don’t need to travel to the ends of the Earth to experience one of the world’s great railway journeys, there’s not one, but two waiting for you in the heart of Snowdonia.

Portmeirion Village

Portmeirion, created by the architect Clough Williams-Ellis to show how a naturally beautiful site could be developed without spoiling it. Iconic architecture, scenic surroundings and vast woodland gardens, Portmeirion is home to hip hotels, historic cottages, a spa and restaurant.

National White Water Rafting

The National White Water Centre provides the best white water experiences in the UK, a world class whitewater venue available to paddle sport enthusiasts and to help Canoe Wales develop activities throughout Wales.

Beaumaris Castle

The most technically perfect castle in Britain has few equals. Dare we say it, an 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!

Plas Newydd Country House

Plas Newydd is home to one of the most famous and largest landscape murals in Britain, painted by the renowned artist Rex Whistler. Our room guides will walk you through this incredible work of art, piece by piece. Find out what inspired this 58-foot fantasy landscape and hear tales of forlorn love and family ties.