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all the must-see outdoor attractions in north wales

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May 10, 2018

North Wales is a spectacular region, filled with amazing outdoor attractions to explore, and we’ve listed them all here…

Darwin Escapes is lucky enough to have 4 luxurious locations along the North wales Coastline, from Aberconwy Resort & Spa, our stunning ownership exclusive destination, to Seaview Holiday Home Park being situated atop Gwespyr Mountain with breathtaking views across the sea over to the Wirral. Our family friendly destinations include, Talacre Beach Holiday Home Park is only a 5 minute walk from the sandy beach and a 10 minute drive to the bustling retail park in Prestatyn. Our New Pines Holiday Home Park is nestled in the Welsh countryside, but is only a 10 minute drive to the traditional seaside town of Rhyl.
North Wales has been a popular holiday destination for centuries and with the region littered with fascinating sites, adventurous attractions and endless things to do, it’s easy to see why. In this post, we’ve listed all the must-see outdoor attractions to visit while you’re in the area.


Scale Wales’ highest mountain, Snowdon and explore the many trails, lakes and craggy peaks within the Snowdonia region. See the best paths to take up the mountain in our post here.

snowdon mountain railway

The historic railway climbs to the top of Mount Snowdon, where you can enjoy beautiful views across the ocean, all the way to Ireland.

great orme

The name comes from Viking times and means Sea Serpent. You can climb the stunning limestone headland and marvel at the views across the Llandudno bay from the top.

great orme tramway

A unique experience which show cases Llandudno’s spectacular views when you travel via Britain’s only cable-hauled street Tramway.

little orme

Another beautiful limestone headland, standing 141 metres in height and stands at the end of Llandudno Bay.

north wales coastal path

The region itself was made for walking, with trails ranging from short strolls to longer hikes for more experienced walkers.

llandudno pier

A beautiful attraction in the Victorian seaside town. Explore the boutique shops, which include a Harry Potter shop and pancake place.

aber falls

A stunning 120 foot waterfall, just south of Abergwyngregyn. A popular attraction and wonderful walk.


A stunning Italian style village on the coast, with cafes and shops. It was also the set of the popular cult 60’s TV show, Prisoner.

pontcysyllte aqueduct

Taking 10 years to design and build, construction was finally completed in 1805. The Aqueduct carries the Llangollen Canal across the River Dee. It’s also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

What attraction will you visit first? With such a wide range of attractions in the region, there will be something for everyone and all interests in North Wales.

holiday home ownership in north wales

If you love North Wales as much as we do, you’ll be happy to know you don’t have to leave! Buy a holiday home at any of our 4 parks and you can explore the region at your own pace.
Purchasing a holiday home is easier than you think, with our friendly and professional Ownership Team to walk you through the process. As well as being able to introduce you to financial experts who will help you spread the cost, meaning your dream holiday home is closer than you think!

For more information call our dedicated Ownership Team 01745 858010 or talk to an advisor via our Live Chat service.

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