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Local Attractions

Why not visit some of the local attractions during your stay at Llanberis Touring Park

Snowdonia National Park

Snowdonia National Park covers 823 square miles of the most beautiful and unspoilt countryside in North Wales. It is an area where people live and work but also where thousands come to relax and enjoy a wide range of leisure activities.

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Snowdonia National Park

Snowdon Mountain Railway

Since 1896, visitors from around the world have travelled on Snowdon Mountain Railway appreciating the truly spectacular views of the glorious, ancient landscape. Trains travel to the Summit, which at 3,560ft (1085m), is the highest mountain in England and Wales.  Here you can enjoy cakes or hot savouries and a drink while overlooking the valleys below from the panoramic windows. This unique railway is one of the most popular visitor attractions in North Wales. 

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Electric Mountain

Take an underground bus tour through a labyrinth of dark tunnels, descending deep inside the ancient Elidir Mountain where you’ll experience what was regarded as one of the world's most imaginative engineering and environmental projects – pumped storage hydroelectricity. With a café and gift shop for the adults and traverse wall and soft play for the children to enjoy.

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Snowdon

Yr Wyddfa. Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales and England. Standing tall over the village of Llanberis, Snowdon is a mix of ice-scoured cirques, sculpted narrow crests and towering cliffs which offer panaromic views of Snowdonia, Anglesey, Pembrokeshire and Ireland. There are six main routes to the 1085m summit: The Llanberis Path, PYG Track, Miners’ Track, Watkin Path, Rhyd-Ddu Path or the Snowdon Ranger Path.  

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National Slate Museum

The Museum is housed in the industrial Victorian workshops that once serviced and maintained the enormous Dinorwig slate quarry, featuring Victorian era slateworkers' cottages  that were taken down stone by stone and re-erected on the site. The museum includes the multi-media display, To Steal a Mountain, showing the lives and work of the men who quarried slate there. The workshops themselves including foundry, smithy, saw sheds and Caban (Mess Room). The museum also has the largest working waterwheel in mainland Britain.

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National Slate Museum

Caernarfon Castle

Built by King Edward I in the late 13th Century, Caernarfon Castle was designed to be the most striking castle in Wales.

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Caernarfon Castle

Llechwedd Slate Caverns

Llechwedd Slate Caverns of Blaenau Ffestiniog is part of a living, working slate mine that offers two unique underground tours that take you deep underground to explore the world of the Victorian slate miner. The temperature underground is an ambient 54F making the caverns ideal for a family day out - come rain or shine. There are plenty of facilities to enjoy – including a shop, cafe, slate workshop plus the Victorian Village with its traditional tavern and old fashioned sweet shop.

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Llechwedd Slate Caverns

Llanberis Lake Railway

The narrow gauge heritage railway runs for 5 miles, taking you past the 13th century Dolbadarn Castle, crossing possibly Britain's shortest river and passing Llanberis' twin lakes to Llanberis village. From here the train runs through the Padarn Country Park giving stunning views of Snowdon, the highest mountain in England and Wales. The journey stops at Cei Llydan picnic spot and again at The Slate Museum at Gilfach Ddu, where you can look around the museum, visit the gift shop and cafe or watch the driver putting water into the engine and stoking the fire.

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Quarrymans Hospital

A chance to travel back in time like the Snowdonia 1890 families and find out about medical treatment for 19th century quarrymen. Due to the quarry being an extremely dangerous place to work.  The hospital opened in the 1860s and led the way in emergency medicine, it was one of the first in the country to acquire an X-ray machine. 

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Rheilfforddd Ffestiniog Railway/ West Highland Railway

Relax and enjoy the stunning scenery of Snowdonia in unrivalled comfort and luxury, with at-seat buffet service, snacks, refreshments and a fully-licenced bar featuring locally-brewed award-winning beers. The railway is roughly 13 1⁄2 miles (21.7 km) long and runs from the harbour at Porthmadog to the slate mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, travelling through forested and mountainous scenery in one of the original locomotives and carriages.

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Rheilfford Ffestiniog Railway/ West Highland Railway

Plas Cadnant

Described as one of North Wales best kept secrets, hidden from view near to Menai Bridge on the Isle of Anglesey. Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens have undergone a dramatic transformation over the last 18 years. With contrasting formal and picturesque elements they extend to some 10 acres, three different gardens have been discovered, including an unusual walled garden with curving walls and pool, a secret valley garden with three waterfalls and river, and an upper woodland garden with stone outcrops and the remains of a folly.

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Dolbadarn Castle

Dolbadarn Castle stands above Llyn Padarn, between Caernarfon and Snowdonia. Built by the Welsh Princes, it dates to the 13th century and was built by Llywelyn ap Iorwerth. The castle is dominated by a massive round-towered keep, still standing up to 40 feet (15.2m) high, enclosing a complex series of chambers and guarded by walls 8 feet thick.

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Dolbadarn Castle

Surf Lines

Surf-Lines provide canoeing, kayaking, climbing, coasteering, gorge scrambling, mountain walking, orienteering and team building in the idyllic setting of Snowdonia with sheltered lakes, white water rapids, mountain peaks and hidden valleys. Experienced instructors provide exciting 2hr, 1/2 day, full day and multi day activities or courses.

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Surf Lines

Zip World

Velocity is “The Nearest Thing to Flying”! Home to the longest zip line in Europe and the fastest in the world. The mile long zip line provides riders with a birds-eye view of the historic quarry and the spectacular North Wales coastline and beyond from a breath-taking spot more than 1,000ft up. This adrenalin fuelled attraction offers visitors a unique experience. Speeds well in excess of 100mph can be reached.

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Gypsy Wood Park

An outdoor park attraction for all the family. Meet different animals, hop on the mini railway and enjoy one of the fabulous adventure play areas with didi cars, tree house and a mini zip wire.

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Gypsey Wood Park

Penrhyn Castle

The current Penrhyn Castle was built between 1820 and 1833 for George Hay Dawkins Pennant by the famous architect Thomas Hopper.  This enormous castle sits between Snowdonia and the Menai Strait and is crammed with fascinating items, such as a one-ton slate bed made for Queen Victoria, elaborate carvings, plasterwork and mock-Norman furniture. It also has an outstanding collection of paintings. The castle features restored kitchens and stable block houses. In the 60 acres of grounds, there is also an industrial railway museum and a model railway museum.

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Penrhyn Castle

Betws-y-coed

Betws-y-coed is one of the main villages in Snowdonia National Park, and provides an ideal base for exploring the 800 square miles of parkland.

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Bodnant Gardens

One of the most attractive gardens in the UK, Bodnant Gardens are situated within 80 acres on the valley overlooking Snowdonia.

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Bodnant Gardens