Things to do in North Wales… for free!

Whether you have purchased one of our Wales caravans for sale or are simply on holiday for the week, North Wales is home to imposing mountains, beautiful blue lakes, historic castles, breathtaking views, sandy beaches and fun activities waiting to be explored by you and your family. To help you know exactly what to do on your summer break we have put together a list of some of the very best things you can do throughout North Wales, with each activity, festival, ideas, walks, places to visit and must-see attractions costing you absolutely nothing… who doesn’t love a freebie! The events take place throughout the year, so there’s always plenty of different options to take part in whether it’s Spring, Summer, Autumn or Winter, so if you’re a visitor to our North Wales holiday parks, it gives you the perfect excuse to visit us again! 

  • Conwy – The medieval castle and town of Conwy is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is a magical place to walk around.

 

  • Segontium Roman Fort, Caernarfon – Just around the corner from Caernarfon Castle, lies evidence of the first invasion of Wales by the Romans. The fort has been a setting for many Roman inspired events over the past few years.

 

  • Take a selfie at the longest place name in the UK and one of the world’s earliest examples of clever marketing to attract tourists; Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch!

 

  • Get your culture fix by visiting Llandudno’s MOSTYN Gallery; it features contemporary Welsh and international art as part of the Tate Plus programme.

 

  • Spot shooting stars at Snowdonia, it is a designated dark skies reserve so escapes light pollution and offers up a truly magical night sky.

 

  • Take a stroll along the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. Opened in 1805, Thomas Telford and Williams Jessop’s aqueduct is 121ft high and a wonder of the Georgian age. It is a World Heritage Site and is located near Llangollen.

 

  • The Old Yew Tree is thought to be 4,000 years old, the Llangernyw Yew is believed to be one of the oldest living things on the planet. It can be found in the grounds of St Dygain’s Church, in Conwy.

 

  • Go for a wild swim at Blue Pool at Golwern Quarry in Gwynedd. The disused slate quarry has the bluest water you will ever see and is considered one of the best places for wild swimming in the country.

 

  • Go bird watching at South Stack Cliffs on Anglesey, where you can spot puffins, choughs and peregrines, and if you’re lucky, you may even see the murmuration of thousands of starlings, one of nature’s finest displays.

 

  • Head to Ruthin Craft Centre for a fun day of arts, crafts and jewellery making workshops.

 

  • Visit Mars… kind of! Parys Mountain, near Amlwch on Anglesey is a landscape that resembles the red planet so much that it has been used as the backdrop for many TV and Film productions, in that include Dr Who and Mortal Kombat.

 

  • Head to The Promenade in Llandudno for the chance to get up close and personal with a variety of animals from donkeys, ponies, a ram, llamas, deer, cattle and ducks. Children can also take part at feeding time.

 

  • Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall near the village of Anrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant in Powys is one of the Seven Wonders of Wales and at 240ft high is a sight to behold and is Britain’s tallest single drop waterfall.

 

  • When staying at our North Wales holiday parks, it is sacrilege to not visit Snowdon. This designated national nature reserve in Gwynedd is the highest mountain in Wales at 3,560ft and offers views across the five kingdoms; Ireland, Scotland, England, the Isle of Man and last, but not least, Wales!

 

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