Cwm Idwal Nature reserve
Discover a landscape that was sculptured by ice thousands of years ago. Cwm Idwal has the glacial lake of Llyn Idwal at its centre, is encircled by some of Wales' most impressive mountains and is home to a variety of rare and protected arctic-alpine plant species.
Other things to do nearby
Dramatic limestone headland renowned for its wildlife and history. Don't miss the live camera that watches the seabird colonies.
The Smallest House in Great Britain can be found nestled amongst a terrace of houses on Conwy's quayside.
Travel on Britain’s only rack and pinion railway to Hafod Eryri, the stunning new visitor centre at the Summit of Snowdon. Visit the website
From the front door of all our Snowdonia hostels you will be treated to unrivalled access to some of the UK's finest walking and hiking territory. From YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-Pass: There are three route
A unique range of very special adventures. Experience Europe's longest ziplines or massive underground trampolines and high-rope cavern adventures. Visit the website
Discover the timeless appeal of narrow-gauge steam trains. Enjoy views of Snowdonia as you travel along the shores of Llyn Padarn.
Descend Jacobs ladder and wander through tunnels and chambers. Outside the caverns there's breathtaking views of Cardigan Bay.
Portmeirion, the setting for the cult 60s series 'The Prisoner' has shops, cafes, gardens, beaches and 70 acres of exotic woodlands to explore.
The rides and activities at this unique eco-attraction have been designed for fun with a difference – you provide the energy!
One of the most impressive castles in Wales, overlooking the Conwy estuary. Don't miss a walk along the town walls. Visit the website
Ideal for sailing, windsurfing, canoeing and powerboating with easy access to the open sea and superb coastal scenery. Visit the website
This enormous neo-Norman castle is crammed with fascinating items, such as a one-ton slate bed made for Queen Victoria.
Try one of the fastest growing adrenaline sports in the world. Bring your friends along and challenge them to a race!
There's 80 acres of magnificent gardens to explore, with lovely Italianate terraces, formal lawns and magical wooded valley.
High level activities to get the heart racing! Enjoy the leaps, swings and zip line with spectacular views of Snowdonia.
There are many local crags within easy walking distance in the area, so you won’t have to walk far before you can start climbing.