The Marina offers over 200 miles of coast line drift by with many attractions to visit such as Pembroke Castle, Hazelbeach and Skomer Island, but there’s even more attractions and activities to enjoy up in the North of Wales.
Leave your boat hitched up at one of many docks along the Waterway, jump in a rental car and explore a mythical region of mountains, forests and rivers. There are so many things to do in North Wales that you might well forget that you left your boat in the South!
These are just a handful of the activities on offer in the North of the country:
Zip World Penrhyn Quarry
A visit to Penrhyn Quarry near Bethesda is one you’re sure not to forget as it’s the home of the longest zip line in Europe. At 1555m long, Velocity 2 is by no means a leisurely trip through the quarry. After a training and safety lesson you’ll soon find yourself hurtling along this zip line at speeds of over 100mph! This activity is perfect for small groups or families but there are height/age/weight restrictions so make sure you check these out thoroughly before you make any bookings.
There are many fantastic locations where you can go caving in North Wales should you wish to spend an afternoon squeezing between small gaps and diving through dark, muddy pools. But if you prefer a less claustrophobic experience then Bounce Below is certainly for you. An experience that is truly unique to North Wales and is perfect for all ages, Bounce Below presents you with a huge network of indoor trampolines, slides and netting tunnels all suspended in a massive cave underneath a mountain.
Zip World Fforest
There’s no better (or safer) way of experiencing the verdant forests of North Wales than by spending a day at Zip World Fforest. Although you won’t experience the same blistering speeds that you’ll find at Penrhyn Quarry, there are some fantastic rides for small and big kids alike that combine to make a truly unforgettable day out for the whole family. Glide down the 365m Fforest Coaster, take a Zip Safari, enjoy a ride on Europe’s highest five seater swing, or explore the treetops in a thrilling Tree Hopping course.
Revolution Bike Park
Mountain biking is kind of a big deal here and thanks to the rugged terrain there are plenty opportunities for amateurs to test their mettle. Revolution Bike Park is one such venue, set within 120 acres of stunning forest, there are over 10 miles of thrilling downhill trails for you to race down. There are gentle free rides that offer a smooth introduction to downhill biking and there’s also some naturally formed technical routes for those looking for a challenge. A full day uplift ticket is £33 – so be sure to make the most of the whole day!