Welcome to Snowdonia & the Llŷn


Along with the mountains there's the sea – battering the rocks at Braich-y-Pwll, producing surfer-friendly swells at Porth Neigwl and cooling the bathers at Barmouth. And all those bracing sea breezes seem to have blown much of the stuffiness or British reserve from the local populace. In many ways, this slice of the country distils the very essence of Welshness – just don't mention that to the folks in Cardiff!


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Snowdonia & the Llŷn activities

$70.36 Water Sports

Whitewater Rafting on the River Dee from Llangollen

This is one of the best whitewater rivers in the UK. Your session starts at the picturesque Horseshoe falls where you will meet your guide and be given all your equipment. Following an individual safety briefing you are ready to head out onto the rapids. As you travel down the river you will not only encounter beautiful scenery but a number of exciting rapids including the famous Serpents Tail and Town Falls in Llangollen. Don't forget to tell family and friends to come and watch you from the bridge in Llangollen. Your session will last for approx 3 hours.

$20.47 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

2-Hour Iron Bridge Cruise on River Dee in Chester

Enjoy a leisurely 2 hour cruise through ‘Eaton Estate’, home of the Duke and Duchess of Westminster. This stunning journey is an extension of our city cruise up the beautiful River Dee, cruising through rural Cheshire, past Heron Bridge and Eccleston Ferry, meandering around the Crook of Dee and through ‘Eaton Estate’. Just beyond Aldford you will see the wonderful sight of the Iron Bridge, before you then return to Chester. This is an excellent outing for sightseers to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the river whilst you may also have the opportunity to see and photograph wild life including Swans, Herons, Cormorants, Moorhens and even Kingfishers. Your cruise will be punctuated with informative sightseeing commentary. There are two sailings a day, 12 noon and 2.30pm so you can plan your lunch around the time you sail; you could even bring your own lunch on board. Even better, if you are booking as a group, why not pre-order lunch from the excellent range of menus.

$70.36 Water Sports

White Water Rafting in Llangollen

Arrive at the centre 10 minutes before your time slot, here your guides will meet you, go through the necessary paper work and get you kitted up in our neoprene gear and safety equipment (all included in the price) The mini bus will then transport you to the top of the river, here your guides will go through their safety brief and commands and on the water you go! You will be in a raft that can take up to 7 people, as well as your guide at the back. If you are in a larger group then you will be split into teams but the rafts will descend the river as a flotilla so everyone can still enjoy the experience together! Descending the 4km section takes roughly 1.45 - 2 hours (on the water!) but this may vary depending on river levels and the crew! Our mini bus will be waiting for us at the end of the trip, ready to bring us back to the centre where you can de-kit and grab a hot drink and food!

$71.62 Water Sports

River Tubing Adventure in Llangollen

Please arrive at the centre 10 minutes before your time slot. Here your guides will meet you, go through the necessary paperwork and get you kitted up in your neoprene gear and safety equipment (all included in the price).A minibus will then transport you to the top of the river, where your guides will go through their safety brief and commands and on the water you go! You descend a 3 km (approx. 1.9 miles) section which takes approximately 2 hours on the water but this may vary depending on river levels.The mini bus will be waiting for you at the end of the trip, ready to bring you back to the centre where you can de-kit and grab a hot drink and food.

$63.96 Outdoor Activities

Llangollen Climbing and Abseiling Taster Session

Meet your guides at the activity centre based in the heart of Llangollen Town for either the morning or afternoon session. Here you will meet your guide who will go through some paper work with you, give you some equipment and then you will head out on to the rocks!The crags are located approximately a 5-minute drive away from our centre - you are requested to use your own vehicle to get there.You will spend at least 2.5 hours out climbing with your qualified instructor who will teach you the best techniques going. The 'Panorama' is surrounded by incredible views so why not take a break, enjoy a coffee and a sandwich (all can be provided with prior notice).

$57.56 Kid Friendly

Llangollen Archery and Axe Throwing Session

This target sports session in North Wales is a fantastic experience, perfect for anyone who’s interested in learning a new sport, who has a steady hand (or wants to have one), and who might like to get a little medieval with their target sports!The axe throwing experience lasts for 2.5 exhilarating hours, during which time you’ll get to grips with the axe and as a weapon, learning the basic skills behind this unusual medieval sport. After a thorough safety briefing (you are throwing axes after all!), and an introduction to the sport and the weapon, you’ll get straight down to throwing. To have any chance of success you’ll need good technique – proper stance, a correct grip, and precision throwing – and your highly experienced instructors will make sure this is the basis of your lesson.The rest of your lesson will be spent improving your time is spent honing your skill and hitting those targets, as well as taking part in a few competitive games to really put your new warrior credentials to the test. Instructors will be there throughout your lesson to offer advice, tips and hints to help you further improve and be the best medieval axe thrower you can be! It’s a fun and unique sport, it’s learned in a totally safe environment, and it’s definitely one to brag about afterwards!If you’re looking for a cool and unusual experience for someone who likes to try something just a little bit different, this two and a half hour target sports experience in beautiful North Wales might just be what you’re looking for.

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