things to do in Rhyl

Relax with days on the sandy beach, play in the sea and explore the North Wales coastline with your family, when you stay at New Pines.

Find history, discover legends and explore the mountains when you’re in North Wales. Stay or own your very own holiday home with Darwin Escapes, and spend family time together, finding new places and new adventures for everyone!

our favourite places to visit in North Wales

Welsh Mountain Zoo

Postcode: LL28 5UY | 30 min drive away

Starting life as a family-run business in the early ’60s, the Welsh Mountain Zoo is one of the oldest and most established zoos in Wales.

As you walk around the zoo, take in the picturesque views of Colwyn Bay, and meet all the friendly animals, from the rescue bears, lemurs, and monkeys, to the comedic penguins on their daily walk around the zoo.

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Bodnant Gardens

Postcode: LL28 5RE | 35 min drive away

The National Trust’s world-famous gardens are right on your doorstep, at over 150 years old Bodnant Gardens is waiting to be explored.

Wander the secret woodland and let your imagination run wild, enjoy the perfectly kept lawns and seek out the hidden corners. Take in the lush natural scenery around you, and marvel at the stunning Snowdonia Mountain Range backdrop.

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Rhuddlan Castle

Postcode: LL18 5AD | 10 min drive away

Part of King Edward I’s castle building, he diverted the River Clwyd so Rhuddlan Castle would still have a supply chain if it faced trouble on land. Over seven centuries later, Rhuddlan Castle is a sight to be seen!

It was the first to use the new concentric design, as well as install an impressive diamond-shaped stronghold. This beautiful castle by the river is waiting for you to discover all its secrets!

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Chester Zoo

Postcode: CH2 1EU | 60 min drive away

Visit the UK’s favourite zoo again and again when you own a holiday home with us at New Pines. There are over 35,000 animals waiting to meet you at Chester Zoo, from the impressive silverback gorillas and the friendly family of giraffes, to the littlest otter pup and fascinating scaly creatures in the reptile house. A fantastic family day out for all ages! 

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Manorafon Farm Park

Postcode: LL22 8ET | 30 min drive away

Head to the farm park for a fun family day out, perfect for all ages! Meet all the friendliest of farm animals, including pigs, lambs, alpacas, and goats!

Feed and pet the animals before enjoying the pedal karts and an indoor play area. Don’t miss out on a great day out – book your visit to Manorafon Farm Park today! 

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