Activities and Adventures along the North Wales Way
This itinerary includes some of the main activity and adventure stops along the The North Wales Way. The itinerary is designed for you to include and exclude some trips and days to make it work for your clients.
Take a walk along Offa’s Dyke Path. It is a 177 mile (285 km) long distance footpath and follows the 8th century dyke constructed by King Offa between what is now England and Wales. The path links Prestatyn in north Wales and Chepstow in the south. Although the whole walk is stunning, today, we suggest a section along the Clwydian Mountains, an area of ‘Outstanding Natural Beauty’ and in particular Moel Famau.
Mountain Biking Llandegla
Oneplanet Adventure is a great activity centre for walking and mountain biking with footpaths and bike trails of various lengths in Coed Llandegla Forest with some of the best man made mountain bike trails in the UK. The visitor centre is the main point of contact with lots of route information and bike hire and a café serving home cooked food.
Overnight Ruthin / Conwy Valley
Surf Snowdonia is a surfing lagoon and is uniquely located in the Snowdonian mountains! It is the World’s first publicly accessible Wavegarden® artificial surfing lagoon. Each surfing lesson takes 90 minutes. The hub building alongside the surfing lagoon features a café, restaurant and bar. New activities include a thrilling water-based ‘Crash & Splash’ obstacle course, a spectacular catapult ‘blob’ and guided stand up paddleboard and kayak safaris on the River Conwy as well as enhanced glamping accommodation and catering facilities.
Zip World – Velocity has given new life to the former Penrhyn Slate Quarry, it is the fastest zip line in the world and the longest in Europe often reaching speeds over100mph. Visitors can take in the stunning views towards Anglesey and even the Isle of Man on a clear day! The zip wire experience takes about 3 hours.
Rib Ride Boat
Enjoy an exhilarating RIB ride boat ride from St George’s Pier, Menai Bridge, various rides are available including a journey under the historic Menai and Britannia Bridges, Caernarfon, Beaumaris & Puffin Island and further afield to Llanddwyn Island Boat trips last between 1 hour to 1 day and each boat takes up to 8 people. (weather dependant)
The rocky coastline of Anglesey is the perfect place to try the sport invented in Wales ‘Coasteering’. After being kitted up in a wetsuit, buoyancy aid and helmet, the important safety briefing, adventurers will scramble and climb along the rugged coastline and finally jump into the sea – seals, porpoise and dolphins are often spotted too!
RSPB South Stack is dominated by the nearby lighthouse. Famed for it’s cliff-side nesting colonies, summer visitors include guillemots, razorbills and puffins all raising their young (binoculars and telescopes are provided). Rare choughs can also be seen on the reserve too as well as porpoises and dolphins too!