Go Hiking on Mount Snowdon
Mount Snowdon is located in Snowdonia National Park. It is also the highest mountain in Wales. If you want to experience breath-taking views of the summit, you should add this trip to your bucket list. If you plan to get to the summit, located at 3560 feet above sea level, ensure you come equipped with some good hiking boots. Besides that, you must carry some snacks on your way up this mountain.
Take a Ride on the Great Orme Tramway
This tramway, located in Llandudno is the only public road cable-hauled tramways in the United Kingdom. It made its debut in 1902 and has been running since then. This iconic mode of transport climbs to 1500 meters, going through the Great Orme Country Park. It will be an opportunity to take some memorable photos with your family and friends. On the tramway, you will have views that stretch out to as far as Lake District and Blackpool. The wildlife is also noteworthy. You will have an opportunity to view the rare butterflies of Orme and the wild Kashmiri goats as they nibble on wild berries.
Visit the Portmeirion Tourist Village
This romantic, Italian-style village is located in Gwynedd. While it might not be an accurate depicting of the rich Welsh culture, it is still unique. Sir Clough Williams-Ellis designed the village between 1925 and 1976. He was inspired by the Mediterranean coast of Italy and this cliff-top village features beautiful buildings, lush gardens, and beautiful beaches. One area you must visit is the pet dog cemetery where one of this village’s residents laid her furry friends.
Take a Tour of Caernarfon Castle
This beautiful castle is located on the Caernarfon waterfront and was erected by King Edward I. Here you will find tall polygonal towers, glossy water, and colour coded stone. It was built in the 13th century on the spot where there once stood a motte-and-bailey castle built by the Normans. This castle is a world heritage and the locals affectionately refer to as the legend of the sky. Two of its towers are now part of the Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum.
Whether you are taking a short weekend break from your busy schedule or you simply wish to take a trip to Northern Wales with your kids, there is a lot to do and see. There will not be a boring day during a visit to this place steeped in rich history and culture.