Free Things to do in North Wales

Free Things to do in North Wales

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Discover the Best Free Things to do in North Wales

The best things in life are free, right? With our guide, you can discover the many free things to do in North Wales, featuring something for everyone. From historic castles and fascinating museums to golden beaches and easy hikes, there are so many superb free places to go in North Wales.

Hiking up the jewel in North Wales’ crown should be at the top of your free things-to-do list! Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales and at an elevation of 1,085, it promises stunning views all year around. While the climb to the peak is completely free, you will need to pack a picnic and drinks, as well as organising travel and parking. Parking at the foot of the mountain can be expensive, however, park-and-ride options make the activity more affordable.

More free places to visit in North Wales include leisurely walks in country parks. Some of the best parks in North Wales include Alyn Water Country Park, Loggerheads Country Park and Maes y Pant.

If you are visiting the city of Wrexham, walking along the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is a superb free thing to do. The Overton Yew Trees is also a superb free attraction and is famed for being one of the Seven Wonders of Wales.

Free days out in North Wales can be spent exploring the ruins of Castell Dinas Brân, which towers above the town of Llangollen. Alternatively, you could head to Llanberis to explore Dolbardarn Castle.

You could choose to spend your days visiting the array of waterfalls in North Wales or dipping your toes into the many lakes to try wild swimming. Other free things to do in North Wales include beach days and strolling along the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, which is the highest canal aqueduct in the world.

Continue reading to find the best free things to do in North Wales…

  • Valle Crucis Abbey

    Valle Crucis Abbey

    Valle Crucis Abbey
    LL20 8DD

    030002 52239

    Visit one of the best-preserved and most atmospheric medieval abbeys in Wales. Famed for its lavish banquets served with silver vessels and with ale ‘flowing like a river’, you’ll find evidence of its decadent past at every turn.  

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  • Park scenery

    Wynn Gardens Park

    Old Colwyn
    Colwyn Bay
    North Wales
    United Kingdom

    Nestled within Old Conwy, Wynn Gardens was the first of Conwy’s parks to gain Green Flag status. A microcosm of community life, the park is a hub where visitors and locals alike can gather. The sculptures, fountain, sensory garden and butterfly friendly garden all enhance this scenic park.

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