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Llys Llewelyn, Mount Pleasant, Conwy. LL32 8NY
Walking in Snowdonia - Snowdonia is a great place to come walking and we have a network of walks for people of all abilities. Whether you want the challenge of ascending Snowdon, the highest mountain in England and Wales, or prefer one of our leisurely walks along the coastline, or low level lakeside trails, you’re guaranteed breathtaking scenery and diverse landscapes. (Snowdonia National Park)
Mountain Biking - just out the door or within a short half hours drive, some of the best landscapes and trails you can ride on in the whole of the UK. From the infamous Marin and Coed y Brenin trails there are plenty more places just off the beaten track and across the whole of the local area and even onto Anglesey. As well as the trails there's plenty more to discover. (www.ridenorthwales.co.uk)
Camping - North Wales can lay claim to some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the British Isles. From the National Park around Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales, to pristine sandy beaches and excellent sailing and surfing, North Wales has an embarrassment of riches to offer campers. You can always make use of our budget accommodation here in Conwy for those less than pleasant wet & windy camping days and head off again the next day. (www.lovecamping.co.uk)
Caving - The wealth of North Wales was once found beneath the beauty of the hills, from rich veins of metaliferous ores to the huge caverns of the slate mines, that meant many local villages could find sustainable employment. From the Lead mines where the miners sought veins of Galena, Lead Ore to the cavernous slate mines, each and every one is unique.
Surfing - Surfing has really taken off in North Wales along with other parts of the UK. Especially now we have the new Surf Snowdonia WaveGarden (surfsnowdonia.co.uk) which is literally 10minutes driven away from our front door. Our peninsula picks up Atlantic swells through a "surf window" between the SW of the UK and Ireland. Generally smaller than in Devon and Cornwall in westerly or northwesterly Atlantic swells, but still plenty of fun to be had. (www.westcoastsurf.co.uk/surfreport)
Snowboarding and Skiing - Though we don't have any mountain lifts, or consistant snowfall for that matter, we do have some great scenery. And if your willing to make the trip, and then the long walk into the hills before the swift descent, sometimes all the way back to the car, then a day out with your board or skis (some good ski touring possibilities around here also) and friends can be more than rewarding. (www.goneboarding.co.uk/forum)
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Skiing and Snowboarding - The alternative is the local artificial snowsport slopes. TWO North Wales ski slopes could be the best option to getting youngsters fit and healthy all year round. A great place to introduce people to these life long sports. Anyone willing to learn will reap the benefits of the on-snow experience when it comes. Not ever the cheapest of activities, but if you learn, then you too can get on the local hills and slopes. (There are slopes in Llandudno & Capel Curig) [NB - The Capel Curig slope is currently closed for the time being as it is undergoing re-furbishment].