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Tourist activities in North Wales

These website that will give you general idea of what is around within sixty minutes drive of Llanberis, VisitWales, GoNorthWales and TripAdvisor. Within walking distance are the Llanberis attractions.


The weather can change quickly around the mountains so it is always a good idea to check the Snowdonia Weather Forecast at the beginning of each day of your stay. Generally the least rain fall and hottest weather is June, July and August. May to October are considered the open session with many of the activities and attractions shut for the winter months, November to March.


Bangor is the nearest train station. You can get on the 85 bus service that will drop you of 50m from the our front door. There is also the Sherpa bus service that will transport to around Snowdon to the other ways up Snowdon. There are also various taxis that operate out of Llanberis.

Natural activities

Bird watching, north wales has a good selection of different habits for wild life. The are also boats trips to Puffin island from various ports along the menia straights
Walking is very popular whether a gentle walk around llyn Parndarn, in the National Park, up and down Snowdon or a more energetic climb; there is even the Welsh 3000 if you are super fit.
Local bike hire is a few shop along the high street, there is a good ride around the lakes

If you have any energy left after climbing Snowdon, or perhaps taking the easier route on the train, there are many other activities to enjoy in the local area. Here are just a few of them.

Llanberis Lake Railway
The Llanberis Lake Railway will be the highlight of your visit to Snowdonia. From your seat in the comfortable enclosed coaches you can enjoy spectacular views of Snowdon and the surrounding high mountains.
A specially adapted coach is available for wheel chair users.
The station has a café & gift shop that sells many unique souvenirs.

For more information visit

Llanberis Lake Railway

National Slate Museum
The Welsh Slate museum opened in May 1972 as part of the National Museum of Wales. It is a living, working museum set amongst the towering slate tips of Dinorwig quarry. The museum building is sited in the original Victorian workshops built in 1870.

For more information visit

Electric Mountain
If you’re looking for a truly electrifying day out, why not visit the Electric Mountain Visitors Centre on the edge of the beautiful Snowdonia National Park in Llanberis. You’ll discover the amazing powers of pumped storage hydro-electricity in a totally entertaining and educational environment. Admission to the centre is free and there is heaps to interest visitors of all age groups.

For more information visit

Dolbadarn Castle
This castle, one of Prince Llewelyns strongholds, is situated near Llanberis, Gwynedd, off the A4086
It can be viewed sitting above Llyn Padarn lake. The walls are made of unmortared slate.

Other activities in the area include:
Castles, steam trains, boat hire, steamer trips, beautiful waterfalls to view, horse riding, birdwatching, indoor and outdoor climbing and many walks around and about the area.

Eating in Llanberis
We are happy to recommend places we have eaten in ourselves and there is a good range to suit all pockets.

Snowdon Mountain Railway National Slate Museum
Llanberis Lake Railway Snowdonia Slate Trail
Welcome to Llanberis Electric Mountain
Dolbadarn Castlel Snowdonia Wales Net
Llanberis Tourist Information Llanberis Mountain Rescue, Mountain Paths
Pen Y Ceunant Isaf - Tea Rooms Snowdon Honey Farm
Welsh Highland Railways Dinas Beach
Zip Wire Caernarfon castle
Visit Wales things to do Snowdonia Weather Forecast
Sherpa Bus Service Local Bus Service
Llanberis Lake Walk Ropeworks
Cinema Pontio Bangor Ropeworks

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Paul and Llwyd Zip wire
Paul and Marina Slate walks

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