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List of activities and links around The Granary

Padarn Adventures

www.padarnadventures.com

Go and see Gemma for a great day out: High Ropes, Low Ropes kids adventure course. Rock Climbing and Abseiling, Group Kayaking, Gorge Walking and other Navigation Challenges


Chester Zoo & Welsh Mountain Zoo

www.chesterzoo.org

We have 2 amazing zoos nearby that are highly recommended:

www.welshmountainzoo.org


Bodnant Gardens

www.bodnantgarden.co.uk

One of the most beautiful gardens in the UK, spanning some 80 acres and is situated above the River Conwy on ground sloping towards the west and looking across the valley towards the Snowdonia range.


Llangollen Canal & Pontcysyllte Aquaduct

www.horsedrawnboats.co.uk

Enjoy a walk along the canal or a ride across the country’s biggest navigable aqueduct at a massive 126ft in a horse drawn boat!


Steam Railways

www.festrail.co.uk

We are very spoilt when it comes to Steam Trains in North Wales - these two aren’t far away:

Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway
www.llangollen-railway.co.uk


Erddig Hall

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/erddig

Explore a much-loved home, garden and 1,200-acre estate filled with the stories of a family and their servants, preserved in the National Trust’s most diverse collection


Conwy Castle

cadw.gov.wales/daysout/conwycastle

Two barbicans (fortified gateways), eight massive towers and a great bow-shaped hall ensure the castle is amongst the finest surviving medieval fortifications in Britain.


Harlech Castle

www.harlech.com

Harlech, a combination of magnificent medieval architecture and breathtaking location, is an unmissable castle, a fact reinforced by its status as a World Heritage site


Slate Mines

www.llechwedd-slate-caverns.co.uk

History and adventure combine to make a great day out for the whole family and is home to a world famous Victorian themed underground tour


Snowdon

www.visitsnowdonia.info

Home to the Snowdonia National Park and the biggest mountain in Wales and England, Snowdon at 3,560ft, where you can visit by foot or train. There’s also a long coastline of sandy beaches, spectacular cliffs and glorious estuaries, which along the Ll?n Peninsula is a protected ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’.


Walking

With almost every kind of terrain to pick from, you can have wild and exciting hill walks or peaceful strolls around lakes - take your pick!


Bounce Below

www.bouncebelow.net

Imagine giant trampolines, walkways, slides and tunnels all made from netting. Now picture this suspended in a slate cavern hidden underground and you’ll have the right idea.


Zipworld

www.zipworld.co.uk

Fly head-first for just under a mile exceeding speeds of 100mph, down a mountain and then straight over a cliff, 500ft above a quarry lake – what’s not to like!


Get Wet - The Adventure Company

www.get-wet.co.uk

High Ropes (very!) - Gorge Walking - Rafting


White Water Rafting & Canyoning

www.ukrafting.co.uk

Loads of amazing activities just outside Bala - only a short drive away


Horse Riding

www.horse-riding-wales.co.uk

Our recommended stables near Betws-y-Coed can offer a ½ ride to a full day and everything in between; they even do a ‘pub ride’!


Mountain Biking

www.mbwales.com

We are surrounded by some of the best mountain bike tracks in the UK! We also have a couple of bikes available here if you just want to potter around the country lanes from the doorstep.