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Indoor Activities in North Wales

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Discover the best indoor activities in North Wales

Heading to North Wales on a rainy day? Fear not. Use our guide to the best indoor activities in North Wales to help plan your day. From exploring historical landmarks to catching a film at one of the country’s top theatres, there’s something for everyone in our guide.

With striking mountain scenery and lush green landscapes, it will be no surprise that North Wales sees a lot of rain. In fact, North Wales’ weather can be notoriously unpredictable, so it’s a good idea to have a plan of things to do indoors.

The children can head underground and slide their way through the disused mine in Snowdonia at Bounce Below, while history buffs can enjoy the National Library of Wales and the National Slate Museum. Alternatively, uncover amazing aquatic life at SeaQuarium Rhyl and Anglesey Sea Zoo!

Continue reading to discover the best indoor activities in North Wales…

  • Tan y Ddraig Ceramic

    Tan y Ddraig Ceramic

    27 Castle Street
    LL32 8AY

    014925 83566

    Head to Tan y Ddraig Ceramic Café where you can create your very own pottery designs in the historic town of Conwy, just a stone’s throw from Conwy Castle. Enjoy hot drinks and cakes as you make a completely unique keepsake.

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  • Ten Pin Bowling Flint

    Ten Pin Bowling Flint

    Earl Street
    CH6 5ER

    01352 704301

    At Jade Jones Pavilion Café, you can get active whatever the weather. This bowling alley boasts an eight-lane ten-pin bowling alley and a four-lane flat green bowling rink. Plus, you can grab lunch from the café or a drink from the licensed bar before you play!

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  • The Indy Climbing Wall

    The Indy Climbing Wall

    Plas Llanfair
    LL61 6NT

    01248 716058

    Indy Climbing Wall is a climber-run indoor climbing facility. With a high-quality setting and some great tunes to get you in the mood to take on a challenge, you’ll reach new heights here! Whether you’re new to climbing or looking to brush up on your skills, there’s a session at The Indy Climbing Wall for you.  

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  • The YaB Hub community

    The YaB Hub

    11 Henblas Street1
    LL13 8AE

    01978 799886

    YaB functions as a community centre and receives assistance from a wide variety of initiatives, funding sources, and other organisations.

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  • Theatr Clwyd

    Theatr Clwyd

    Raikes Lane
    CH7 1YA

    01352 344101

    One of Wales’ top movie theatres, Theatr Clwyd screens both mainstream and independent movies as well as live performances.

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    Theatr Clwyd

    Raikes Ln
    CH7 1YA

    01352 344101

    Theatr Clwyd is a regional arts centre in Mold offering a varied programme of theatre, pantomime, live music and comedy shows. With plenty of family friendly shows staged regularly, it’s a great place to take the little ones during your North Wales holiday.

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  • The Ugly House
    Image Credits: Steve Daniels - (CC BY-SA 2.0)

    Ty Hyll – The Ugly House Tearoom

    The Ugly House
    Capel Curig
    Betws Road
    LL24 0DS

    01492 642322

    Filled with history, legend and mystery is the Ty Hyll, also known as The Ugly House near Betws Y Coed. Despite its name, we think the attraction is better described as charming or unique!  

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  • Ty pawb, feature

    Tŷ Pawb

    Tŷ Pawb
    Market St
    LL13 8BB

    01978 292144

    If you’re looking for a unique day out, Tŷ Pawb is the place to visit! Arts, community, eateries and more can be enjoyed here.

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    Venue Cymru

    Venue Cymru
    The Promenade
    Penrhyn Cres
    LL30 1BB

    01492 872000

    Set beneath the foothills of Snowdonia on the seafront at Llandudno, Venue Cymru is one of Wales’ premier performance venues. From yearly pantos to theatre shows and musical performances, there’s something for everyone on offer here.

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  • Waterworld, feature


    North Wales
    LL13 8DH

    01978 297300

    If you want to make a splash during your visit to Wrexham, come to Waterworld! This leisure & activity centre has plenty to keep you entertained, including an indoor swimming pool.

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