Blaenau Ffestiniog, things to do

Here are some of the top attractions and activities available in the Blaenau area. If you have the time during your stay in North Wales we highly recommend you visit them.

Antur Stiniog

Antur Stiniog was established by of local residents in 2007 to encourage mountain bike riding, hiking, caving, fishing and a range of other leisure pursuits in the Blaenau Ffestiniog area of Gwynedd. more information

Coed y Brenin

At Coed y Brenin you will find biking activities suitable for all age groups and riding levels. The trails are designed so that they can be used in all weather conditions. more information

Ffestiniog Railway

The old-fashioned steam locomotives and quaint country stations conjure up the atmosphere of years gone by. For the energetic, the Ffestiniog Railway takes you into the heart of Snowdonia hiking country. For those who prefer to sit back and relax, this ride through one of the most beautiful corners of Britain makes an ideal day out. more information

Llechwedd Slate Caverns

At Llechwedd you will have the opportunity to travel on the steepest mining cable railway in the whole of Europe 500 feet into the bowels of the earth. Here the museum recreates the experiences of a twelve year miner called Sion in a fascinating light and sound show. more information

Porthmadog Golf Club

The Porthmadog Golf Club is situated a short drive away from Blaenau Ffestiniog on the west coast of North Wales. You might want to combine a visit to several of North Wales’s leading attractions by travelling down to Porthmadog on the historic Ffestiniog narrow gauge railway. more information

Mount Snowdon

Mount Snowdon lies at the heart of Gwynedd 's beautiful Snowdonia National Park. With a height of 3,560 feet (or 1,085 meters) it is the highest mountain in England and Wales. The first definite record of someone climbing Snowdon dates back to the early 1600s but there is evidence it might have been climbed during the wars between the English and Welsh in the medieval period. more information

Snowdonia National Park

While Mount Snowdon literally towers over the Snowdonia National Park it is only one of a number of 3,000 feet high mountains that walkers and climbers enjoy visiting. The Snowdonia National Park covers an area of 823 square miles. While just over half of this area is mountainous you also have many pretty green valleys with picturesque villages. more information

Zip World

Imagine what it would be like if you could get a birds-eye view over the beautiful mountains and valleys of North Wales as you fly through the sky at 100 miles per hour. It sounds like a dream but Zip World can make this dream into a reality without taking risks with your safety. more information