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Y Giler Arms
Rhydlydan, Nr Betws-y-Coed
Conwy, North Wales, LL24 0LL
01690 770612 / 01690 770719


Local Attractions

www.visitwales.com
www.visitsnowdonia.com

ACTIVITIES

Glan-y-Gors Go Karting Park
One of the largest Go-karting circuits in the UK, regularly holding televised events. Arrive and drive, party bookings and gift vouchers available. Cerrigydrudion - 01490 420770 www.gygkarting.com

SerenVentures … guided walks through Snowdonia, climbing, abseiling, gorge scrambling, mountain-biking, to name but a few outdoor pursuits. Group breaks, specialist instruction and all safety equipment provided. Betws-y-Coed - 01690 710754 www.serenventures.com

Betws-y-Coed - 01690 710766 www.bikewales.co.uk

Surf Snowdonia is in the close by village of Dolgarrog, on the edge of Snowdonia National Park. The 300-metre lagoon is the centre-piece of the Adventure Park with many other adrenaline thrills to whet your appetite and keep the whole family occupied all day. Tel: Dolgarrog 01492 353123 www.surfsnowdonia.co.uk

Go-Below .. the adventure attraction in North Wales that you can do all year round whatever the weather. The Go-Below Challenge presents you with a series of obstacles on a subterranean journey. Challenges are suitable from 10 yrs plus with different levels of difficulty. Betws-y-Coed – 01690 710108 www.go-below.co.uk

Zip WorldZip World Titan at Llechwedd Slate Caverns, near the historic slate mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog. This is the first 4 person zip line in Europe and the combination of Velocity and Titan makes North Wales the zip line capital of the world.

Bounce Below and Zip World Caverns, are incredible underground adventures and are also located at Llechwedd Slate Caverns.

Zip World Fforest With adventures for almost any age, it is the perfect family day out. Zip Line through the trees on Zip Safari, bounce on Treetop Nets, soar on Skyride or ride the new Fforest Coaster. Young adventurers can also explore Tree Hoppers.
Zip World Adventure Booking Team. Tel: 01248 601 444 or email info@zipworld.co.uk.

Padarnadventures …. An adventure of ropes and ladder challenges for groups of family, friends or corporate team building. At the foot of Snowdon this attraction is suitable for all ages and abilities. Leap, balance, climb and swing in complete safety with fully qualified instructors. Llanberris – 01286 872310 www.padarnadventures.com

Dragonraiders Activity Park
Paintballing, Segway trekking and ‘survival the Bear Grylls way’ are a few of the attractions on offer at the Dragonraiders Activity park. For abilities of all ages, groups and parties, there will be something to suit the most adventurous. Criccieth – 01766 523119 http://www.dragonraiders.co.uk

HORSE RIDING
Gwydyr Riding & Trekking Stables … riding for all ages and abilities. Booking advisable, open all year Penmachno - 01690 760248 www.horse-riding-wales.co.uk

WATER SPORTS

Bala Adventure and Watersports offer to individuals, groups and families of all abilities and ages activities such as canoeing, kayaking, climbing, abseiling, windsurfing, sailing, archery, camp craft, raft building, mountain biking, powerboats, hill walking, gorge walking and whitewater rafting plus many more. Bala -01678 521059 www.balawatersports.com

Llangollen Outdoors
White Water Tubing is an incredible way to explore the beautiful Dee valley. The trip covers a distance of 3km and come face to face with some of the largest rapids on the river and floats through some of the UK's most scenic countryside Llangollen -01978 897220 www.llangollenoutdoors.co.uk

CULTURE

Conwy Castle
Conwy Castle is a medieval fortification in Conwy, on the north coast of Wales. It was built by Edward I, during his conquest of Wales, between 1283 and 1289.
Open all year round.

Penrhyn Castle
Penrhyn Castle is a country house in Llandegai, Bangor, Gwynedd, North Wales, in the form of a Norman castle. It was originally a medieval fortified manor house, founded by Ednyfed Fychan.

Dolwyddelan Castle
Dolwyddelan is unusual within Wales. In a land of castles, Dolwyddelan stands apart not as a stronghold erected by Norman or English forces but as a fortress of the native Welsh princes. The castle occupies a magnificent location deep in Snowdonia, on a ridge set against the rugged backcloth of Moel Siabod. It was built between about 1210 and 1240 by Wales's most powerful medieval prince, Llwelyn the Great, ruler of Snowdonia.

GARDENS

Bodnant Gardens
Bodnant Garden is a National Trust property near Tal-y-Cafn, in the county borough of Conwy, Wales, situated overlooking the Conwy Valley towards the Carneddau range of mountains, home to many worldwide species of tree, shrubs and plants.
Open End-February to Mid-November

STEAM RAILWAYS

Bala Lake Railway
Rheilffordd Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake Railway) offers a delightful 9-mile (1 hour approx.) return journey alongside Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake), through the beautiful and natural Snowdonia National Park. The journey offers extensive views of Llyn Tegid, its surrounding countryside as well as the Arenig Fawr, Aran Benllyn and Aran Fawddwy mountains. Keep a look out for the herons & buzzards that nest near the line - a perfect example of nature and machines living side by side. www.bala-lake-railway.co.uk 01678 540666

Llangollen Railway
Llangollen Railway is a Heritage Railway that runs predominantly Steam Locomotive Services throughout the year www.llangollen-railway.co.uk 01978 860979

Snowdon Railway
The Snowdon Mountain Railway is a narrow gauge rack that travels for 4.7 miles from Llanberis to the summit of Snowdon, the highest peak in England and Wales www.snowdonrailway.co.uk 0844 493 8120

OTHER SPORT
Fishing
Llyn Brenig

Golf
Bala www.golffbala.co.uk - 01678 520359

Betws-y-Coed
www.betws-y-coedgolfclub.co.uk - 01690 710556

Harlech - Royal St David’s www.royalstdavids.co.uk - 01766 780203

BEACHES
Llandudno
Colwyn Bay

SHOPPING
Tweedmill Factory Outlet – St Asaph
James Pringle Weavers – Anglesey
Trefriw Woollen Mills – Conwy
Glassblobbery - Corwen

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Dogs must be kept on a lead and under close control at all times as we are surrounded by working farm land and lots of sheep! Please clear up after your dog. Dogs are welcome in the Public Bar and in the Games Room.