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top 8 must-visit family attractions in North Wales

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June 27, 2018

North Wales is home to endless family attractions, but we’ve listed the top 8 you need to visit when you’re in the region. Darwin Escapes has 4 destinations along the North Wales Coastline, from our luxurious Aberconwy Resort & Spa, with spa and award-winning restaurant onsite, and Seaview Holiday Home Park, which lives up to its name with unrivalled views of the coastline. Our family focused destinations offer entertainment, fabulous facilities and brilliant locations, Talacre Beach Holiday Home Park is only a 5 minute walk from the sandy beach and New Pines Holiday Home Park is nestled in the Denbighshire countryside.

A popular region to holiday for centuries, the family attractions in North Wales draw thousands of visitors, so we’ve created a list of the top 8 attractions for you to visit.

Welsh Mountain Zoo

Where: LL28 5UY / Open: 9.30am – 6pm / Prices: Adult £13.35, Child £10.05

First opened on 18th May 1963, the zoo covers 37 acres and overlooks the beautiful Colwyn Bay area. Home to variety of animals, including brown bears, alligators, lemurs, red pandas and a colony of Humblot Penguins, who you’ll see going for their daily walk.

Anglesey Sea Zoo

Where: LL61 6TQ / Open: 10am – 5pm / Prices: Adult £8.25, Child £7.25

The sea zoo is not only a unique aquarium, but it’s also a marine educational centre and conducts independent research. You’ll be delighted with over 40 tanks displaying beautiful British marine life, including octopus, lobsters, cuttlefish, catsharks and seahorses! Learn all about the habitats on the Welsh Coastline and about the conservation work.

Greenwood Forest Park

Where: LL56 4QN / Open: 10am – 5.30pm / Prices: Adult £14.95, Child £14.40

Greenwood was voted the Best Family Day Out in North Wales, and is a true family fun day in the stunning Welsh countryside. There are endless activities to get stuck into, including the Enchanted Wood Barn with indoor play and soft play for under 3’s, as well as the giant jumper, which offers giggles on a 1500 square foot bouncing pillow. Take a sensory trek on the Barefoot Trail and experience different terrains, including straw, water, timber and sand.

Foel Farm Park

Where: LL61 6TQ / Open: 10am – 4.30pm / Prices: Adult £7.50, Child £6.50

There are endless family attractions to enjoy at Foel Farm Park, including a mini-trailer ride with quad bike, a tractor and farm tour, as well as being able to help feed the adorable farm animals! As well as enjoying the Giant Jumper Pillow to burn some energy!

Zip World Fforest

Where: LL24 0HX / Open: 9am – 5pm / Prices: vary on ride

Zip World Fforest offers amazing views and exhilarating thrills in the treetops of North Wales. Try the Fforest Coaster for Zip Safari and challenge yourself with 22 zip lines! Get involved in the adventure playground on the Treetop Nets, or brave Europe’s highest 5 seater Skyride Giant Swing.

Bounce Below

Where: LL41 3NB / Open: 9am – 6pm / Prices: Adult £25. Child £20

The perfect place for thrill seekers of all ages (from 7 years and up), with spectacular underground scenery, which is breathtakingly lit to give you a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The former slate mine offers an amazing time where you can jump, slide and bounce from net to net in the underground cavern.

Surf Snowdonia

Where: LL32 8QE / Open: 8am – 11pm / Prices: Vary on Activity

The world’s first inland surf lagoon in the heart of beautiful North Wales, with the magical backdrop of the Snowdonia Mountain Range. You can book tutoring lessons, join a camp or opt for the splash lagoon or have some fun in the soft play shack. They also have a variety of events and festivals on throughout the year to join in on too.

Greenfield Valley Heritage Park

Where: CH8 7GH / Open: 10am – 4:30pm / Prices: Adult £6.70. Child £3.90

The most comprehensive museum about the Industrial Revolution in all of North Wales, learn all about the stories of children, women and men who helped to pave the way to the modern world. A fun day out for the children who will have a blast exploring things to do, including the indoor soft play area, the adventure tree house, toddler tractor heaven, the mega tower maze and the tunnel maze.

So if you’re staying at one of our beautiful North Wales locations you can explore the region from an ideally placed base in the region. And with all our North Wales parks offering holiday home ownership, you can explore the region at your own pace while returning back to your beautiful home from home in one of our luxurious locations.

To find out more about ownership in North Wales, call our dedicated Ownership Team on 01745 858010 or talk to an advisor today via our Live Chat service.

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