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Outdoor Activities in North Wales

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Enjoy an Outdoor Adventure in North Wales

North Wales is renowned for being home to a wealth of exhilarating activities, thanks to its 870-mile coastline and stunning Snowdonia National Park!

There are simply so many outdoor activities in North Wales, from surfing and white water rafting to mountain biking and rural hiking; you’ll rarely be bored here. When it comes to the latter, why not embark on a walk up to the ruins of Castell Dinas Brân or Mount Snowdon? Alternatively, enjoy a refreshing wild swim in Llyn Padarn or Fairy Glen.

There are many organisers in the area providing advice and equipment for North Wales outdoor activities, including Discover Llŷn. This fantastic company allow you to hire e-bikes and paddleboards, making your outdoor adventure a hassle-free one.

Why not unleash your inner adventurer by heading to Zip World Fforest, where an exhilarating outing awaits?

Find your next outdoor adventure in North Wales…

  • Aber Falls

    LL33 0LP

    Head into the Snowdonia National Park and discover the magnificent Aber Falls. From laidback strolls to demanding mountain walks, the trails around the falls and the village of Abergwyngregyn offer something for everyone.

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  • Aberconwy Equestrian Centre

    Aberconwy Equestrian Centre

    Garth Road
    Llandudno Junction
    LL31 9JF

    01492 544362

    Fancy learning to ride? Or perhaps just brushing up on your skills? This family-run riding school is a great place to do just that. Catering for age seven to senior citizens, Aberconwy Equestrian Centre aim to help people of all ages enjoy and understand horses.

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  • Aberdyfi beach

    Aberdyfi Beach

    LL35 0EA

    Escape to this unspoilt beach within the Snowdonia National Park. Here the mountains meet the coastline and visitors are greeted by stunning natural scenery. Backed by dunes and home to the Aberdovey Golf Club, there’s plenty to do here.

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    Abererch Beach

    Abererch Beach
    Near Pwllheli
    North Wales

    This picturesque beach is the ideal place to relax and take in views of Cardigan Bay and Snowdonia. It’s also a great spot for adrenaline junkies with windsurfing, water skiing, diving and sailing all on offer.

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  • Aberffraw Bay

    Aberffraw Beach

    Aberffraw Beach
    Isle of Anglesey
    North Wales

    Backed by sand dunes, Aberffraw Beach is a popular spot for wildlife watchers. Start in Aberffraw village and walk through the picturesque countryside to find this hidden coastal gem.

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  • Adventure Parc Snowdonia

    Adventure Parc Snowdonia

    LL32 8QE

    01492 353123

    The award-winning Adventure Parc Snowdonia can be found in North Wales. It is a centre for both indoor and outdoor adventures, including the world’s first inland surfing.

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  • Alyn Waters Country Park, Feature

    Alyn Waters Country Park

    Mold Rd
    LL11 4AG

    01978 763140

    Want to treat your loved ones to an beautiful outing? Come and explore Alyn Waters Country Park, which is one of Wrexham’s biggest parks!

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    Anglesey Boat Trip

    LL58 8BS

    01248 716335

    Feel the wind in your hair as you tour the stunning Anglesey coastline and spot puffins, seabirds, and seals as you go!

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    Anglesey Riding Centre

    LL61 6LQ

    012484 30377

    Set on the shores of the stunning Menai Straits with magnificent views of Caernarfon Castle and the Snowdonia mountains in the distance, there are a few more idyllic places to ride horses. Anglesey Riding Centre boasts five miles of private bridleways that provide a safe introduction to riding for beginners.

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  • Big Pool Wood

    Big Pool Wood

    LL19 9TB

    01248 351541

    Big Pool Wood North Wales Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve Managed by the North Wales Wildlife Trust, Big Pool Wood is a woodland nature reserve. Here you can get up close to local wildlife including birds who are provided with a wildlife corridor stretching all the way to Anglesey for their migration.

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