Twenty things to do within twenty miles of Adventure Parc Snowdonia

Here at Adventure Parc Snowdonia you’ll be spoilt for choice for awesome activities, but if you’re looking for a longer stay then there are plenty of other nearby areas to explore. With good access to the Snowdonia National Park and the spectacular North Wales coastline, Adventure Parc Snowdonia is a great base to explore the area. From stunning scenery to historical buildings, exciting attractions to ancient monuments, we’ve compiled a list of twenty things to do within a twenty mile radius of Adventure Park Snowdonia.

The Llangernyw Yew

For nature lovers, the ancient Yew Tee located in the St. Digian’s church yard in the rural village of Llangernyw is a must see. Estimated to be dated between 4000 and 5000 years old, the magnificent Yew specimen is worthy of a visit in the beautiful church yard setting.

Distance from Adventure Parc Snowdonia – 13 miles

Conwy Castle & Town Walls

A 13th century fortress built on the order of King Edward I, the medieval Conwy Castle sits on a rocky outcrop overlooking the harbour town and estuary. The castle is open year round, where visitors can explore the grounds and towers. Take a walk along the Town Walls which were built alongside the castle. At 1.3km long, the walk offers fabulous views across the town and surrounding area.

Distance from Adventure Parc Snowdonia – 8 miles

Conwy RSPB Nature Reserve

With views of Conwy across the estuary as well as the nearby Carneddau mountains, Conwy Nature Reserve is a great spot for a relaxing walk, surrounded by nature. A pathway with a circular route around the reserve heads through reed beds and along the estuary wall, with fabulous views over two lagoons. With many bird species to look out for, it’s a fun and educational destination.

Distance from Adventure Parc Snowdonia – 9 miles

The Smallest House in Great Britain

Nestled at the end of a small terrace on Conwy quayside, The Smallest House in Great Britain is popular with visitors to the town. With only one room upstairs, and one downstairs, it’s fascinating to imagine the property being lived in, especially by its last resident – a 6’3” tall fisherman in the late 1800’s.

Distance from Adventure Parc Snowdonia – 8 miles

National Trust Bodnant Garden

Arguably one of the most impressive gardens in the UK, Bodnant Garden is one of area’s most popular attractions. Spread over 80 acres, there are formal gardens, woodland valley dells with impressive redwoods and a stunning acer glade full of fiery autumn colour. A garden for all seasons, spring time is a great to visit to see the world famous Laburnum Arch in full bloom.

Distance from Adventure Parc Snowdonia – 6 miles

Fairy Falls

The village of Trefriw has a number of walking trails to explore, but one of the shortest and most rewarding is the walk to Fairy Falls. A round trip of 1km from the village centre, the trail follows the River Crafnant to arrive at the impressive 25ft falls cascading down the rockface.

Distance from Adventure Parc Snowdonia – 3 miles

Aber Falls Distillery

Located near the coastal village of Abergwyngregyn, Aber Falls Distillery create the finest whiskeys and spirits in North Wales. Using authentic malt barley and fresh Welsh water, the first Aber Falls Whisky will be aged and ready to sample from 2021.  With popular gins and liqueurs also produced on site, Aber Falls offer distillery tours along with a visitor centre and newly opened bistro.

Distance from Adventure Parc Snowdonia – 17 miles

Gwinllan Conwy Vineyard

For award winning Welsh wines, Gwinllan Conwy has really put North Wales on the wine production map. The grape varieties grown at the vineyard located near Llandudno Junction, produce a range of five of the finest wines including two whites, a sparkling, a medium bodied red and a rose. Fantastic guided tours are available followed by a tasting in their bright and airy tasting room.

Distance from Adventure Parc Snowdonia – 10 miles

St. Grwst’s Church

The market town of Llanrwst is home to St. Grwst’s Church, in a scenic setting next to the River Conwy. The church is steeped in history and the Gwydir Chapel section contains the ancient stone coffin of Prince Llywelyn ap Iorwerth, also known as Llywelyn the Great who was the ruler of Gwynedd during the early 1200’s.

Distance from Adventure Parc Snowdonia – 5 miles

Dolwyddelan Castle

Located in the Snowdonia National Park, Dolwyddelan Castle sits on a hilltop surrounded by mountains. Built in the 13th century by Llywelyn ap Iorwerth, the castle was taken by King Edward I of England during his conquest of Wales. The picturesque ruin is open to visitors, who can admire the impressive fortress and the surrounding countryside.

Distance from Adventure Parc Snowdonia – 15 miles

Gwrych Castle

Built in 1812, Gwrych Castle is nestled into a wooded hillside overlooking the coastal town of Abergele. The castle ruin was purchased by a preservation trust in 2018 with hopes of restoring the building to its former glory. November 2020 saw the castle catapulted onto our TV screens as the setting for ITV’s ‘I’m a Celebrity’ reality TV show, creating a great deal of interest. The castle and grounds are open for tours, where some of the I’m a Celebrity set pieces still stand.

Distance from Adventure Parc Snowdonia – 18 miles

Zip World Fforest

For an extra dose of outdoor adventure, Zip World Fforest is another great Conwy Valley destination for thrill seekers. Whizz through the woodland at up to 25mph on an alpine coaster, freefall from a 100ft tower on Plummet 2, or bounce around on the Treetop Nets.

Distance from Adventure Parc Snowdonia – 8 miles

Welsh Mountain Zoo

Located on a hillside overlooking the seaside town of Colwyn Bay, the Welsh Mountain Zoo is set in 37 acres of land. With a strong ethos of conservation, the zoo is educational as well as fun to visit. From tigers to chimpanzees, sea lions to brown bears, you can observe over 140 animal species whilst learning about them and their natural habitat.

Distance from Adventure Parc Snowdonia – 11 miles


It’s easy to see why Betws-y-Coed is one of the most popular destinations in North Wales. The scenic mountain village is picture perfect with riverside walks, waterfalls and narrow winding streets surrounded by steep pine forests. A favourite hub for hikers and walkers, the village has a vibrant feel during the summer season.

Distance from Adventure Parc Snowdonia – 8 miles

Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon)

The highest mountain in Wales, Yr Wyddfa’s summit at 1,085 meters draws in the crowds keen to complete the hike to the top. There are six main walking routes with varying degrees of difficulty. Regardless of which route is chosen, the views are spectacular and dramatic, showcasing the best of North Wales and Snowdonia National Park.

Distance from Adventure Parc Snowdonia – 20 miles

Gwydir Forest

With miles of walking and mountain biking trails, Gwydir Forest is the perfect destination for lovers of the outdoors. Explore 28 square miles of wilderness on the edge of Snowdonia including forests and lakes, all surrounded by epic mountain scenery.

Distance from Adventure Parc Snowdonia – 6 miles

Great Orme

A large limestone headland overlooking Llandudno, the Great Orme features a whole host of attractions. The summit can be reached by walking, by use of the historic Great Orme Tramway or for those without a fear of heights, the Cable Cars. Explore the Great Orme Copper Mines, try out your skiing skills at the Llandudno Snowsports Centre or take a stroll and admire views of the bay from Happy Valley.

Distance from Adventure Parc Snowdonia – 13 miles


The jewel in the crown of Welsh seaside resorts, Llandudno is a popular destination thanks to its stunning setting. Stroll along the three mile promenade to the longest Victorian Pier in Wales. The town has strong links to the Alice in Wonderland stories, and walking trail guides are available in the town’s visitor centre. For culture, the Oriel Mostyn contemporary art gallery is a must visit whilst the Venue Cymru theatre provides the best theatre productions, musicals and live music concerts in the area.

Distance from Adventure Parc Snowdonia – 13 miles

Plas Mawr

The imposing gatehouse of Plas Mawr dominates the High Street in Conwy, with its impressive 16th century architectural style and lime rendered walls. Beyond the gatehouse, the Elizabethan townhouse is considered the best preserved townhouse in the UK, of this era. Explore the carefully restored rooms and stunning interiors.

Distance from Adventure Parc Snowdonia – 8 miles

Drew Pritchard Antiques

You might be familiar with the name Drew Pritchard from TV’s Salvage Hunters show. When visiting Conwy, be sure to call into Drew Pritchard Antiques which features a diverse and impressive collection of pieces from the 17th to the 21st century.

Distance from Adventure Parc Snowdonia – 8 miles