Discover North Wales

Whatever the weather or the season, there’s so much to discover and explore in North Wales. Whether you’re looking for epic mountain adventures, relaxing coastal walks, new fascinating heritage and culture or new mountain bike trails to explore, it is the perfect destination for your next holiday escape.

Ready for a Big Adventure

Snowdonia is the adventure capital of Europe, and some of the UK’s most popular adventure attractions are right here on our doorstep.

Nearby adventures include Zip World Fforest, Adventure Parc Snowdonia, the Gwydir Mawr Mountain Bike Trail (also known as the Marin Trail), Zip World Velocity, Bounce Below, Llechwedd Slate Caverns and the thrilling Antur Stiniog downhill mountain bike trails.

We’re around 12 miles from Pen y Pass, a popular starting point for some of the main walking routes up Snowdon, including the Pyg Track, the Miners’ Track and the Snowdon Horseshoe. Perfectly placed if you’d like to take on Wales’s highest peak during your next trip to North Wales.

Zip World Velocity

Prepare for a truly unique and exhilarating experience: the fastest zip line in the world! Soar over Penrhyn Quarry, where you can travel at speeds of up to and over 100 mph while taking in unbeatable views of Snowdonia.

20 miles from Rwst

Great Orme Vertical

Llandudno’s mountaineering and climbing adventure specialists offer professional instruction in rock climbing, abseiling, scrambling, and gorge walking. If you love an exhilarating adventure, this is the perfect activity for you.

16.5 miles from Rwst

Penmachno Mountain Bike Trails

The Penmachno Trails are a hidden gem of North Wales mountain biking; 30km of super-sweet single-track and scenic forest trails, riding high through Snowdonia National Park.

8.5 miles from Rwst

Zip World Fforest

Less than 3 miles down the road from us in Llanrwst, the Zip World Fforest site is home to a whole host of brilliant family-friendly adventures. With the toboggan style Fforest Coaster and high-wire treetop nets.

3 miles from Rwst

Adventure Parc Snowdonia

Home to the world’s first inland surf lagoon, Adventure Parc Snowdonia is a hub of extraordinary experiences including artificial caving, zip lines and climbing walls.

5 miles from Rwst

Go Below

If you’re looking for the ultimate underground adventure that will thrill, excite, and exhaust you, Go Below Underground is the ideal experience for you. Zip through underground caverns, climb vertical shafts and scale a waterfall. Not for the faint-hearted.

6 miles from Rwst

Llyn Padarn

Beautiful lake and scenery in the mountain town of Llanberis. For SUP / paddleboarding, open water swimming, kayaking, round-the-lake hikes, picnics and paddling. Bring your own kit or hire from Snowdonia Watersports in Llanberis. Steam train rides along the lake shore.

19 miles from Rwst

Gyg Karting

One of the U.K.’s largest karting experiences, this karting adventure is an opportunity to rally around the twists and turns of GYG’s track. With great facilities and welcoming staff, this is a must for karters of all ages and abilities.

13 miles from Rwst

Sea Mȏr Kayaking

Sea Mȏr Kayaking offers a variety of expeditions for beginners, intermediate and advanced kayakers, as well as family adventure days. A unique way to explore the landscapes of North Wales. Includes departures from Conwy.

12+ miles from Rwst

Antur Stiniog Mountain Bike Trails

Set in the stunning mountains of North Wales, Antur Stiniog offers 14 fantastic gravity fed mountain biking trails for all ability of rider from novice to world cup racer. The trails are graded from green to black. Includes mountain uplift service.

14 miles from Rwst

The Marin Trail

The Marin Trail – also known as the Gwydir Mawr and Bach trail – is one of the ‘must-dos’ for any serious mountain biker. Expect big climbs and descents on forest trails and singletrack, with fabulous views of the Snowdonia mountains along the way.

1 mile from Rwst

Snowdonia Bikes

All-terrain electric mountain bike hire to make easy work of Snowdonia’s mountains and hills. Just round the corner from us in Llanrwst.

Less than 0.5 miles from Rwst

Rib Ride

Fancy a wild ride on the world’s fastest RIB? Head to Anglesey and jump on board with Rib Ride Velocity. Boats leave from Menai Bridge all year round.

26 miles from Rwst

Coed y Brenin Trails

Hire a bike from the visitor centre to explore the world-class mountain bike trails of Coed y Brenin. There is also a café, loads of family walking trails, a play area and riverside picnic areas.

30 miles from Rwst

Bounce Below

A series of giant underground trampolines, strung across enormous underground chambers, with climbs, slides and various levels to navigate. Exhausting fun.

14 miles from Rwst

Zip World Caverns

Speed through the caverns of the abandoned Llechwedd slate mine on zip lines, navigating part of the course with a via ferrata, monkey bars, and a whole variety of challenging obstacles.

14 miles from Rwst


It can get crowded in the summer, so the best time of year to walk up Snowdon is spring or autumn. You can plan ahead by downloading the Snowdon Walks
app, which covers the six main routes up, with detailed maps and a live progress tracker.

12 miles from Rwst

The Carneddau Mountains

These beautiful mountains run along the west side of the Conwy Valley. Expect grassy whaleback humps rather than the rugged peaks of the Snowdon massif, with some beautiful lakes and forests to explore. Look out for the Carneddau’s resident population of wild ponies.

5 miles from Rwst

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Whether you are travelling as a couple, taking a break alone for peace and tranquility, or enjoying a holiday with family and friends, there’s something for everybody.