Zip World - Penrhyn Quarry
A unique range of very special adventures. Experience the world's fastest Ziplines, or a tour of the quarry..
See the Zip World website for full details of all the adventures.
What makes it special
- Travel on the world's fastest zipwire
Other things to do nearby
The best climbing in the whole world, well, so the hostel manager says! You'll find all varieties of rock and levels.
Discover a landscape that was sculptured by ice thousands of years ago.
Glyder Ridge Distance: 5.5 miles/8km Start/Finish: Ogwen car park, Llyn Ogwen, LL57 3LZ Terrain: Mountain track, trail Toughness: Challenging Ascent: 731 metres &
Discover the timeless appeal of narrow-gauge steam trains. Enjoy views of Snowdonia as you travel along the shores of Llyn Padarn.
Llyn Ogwen is very popular with fishermen. You might even catch a Gwyniad, a sub-species of European white fish, trapped in the lake after the Ice Age 10,000 years ago.
High level activities to get the heart racing! Enjoy the leaps, swings and zip line with spectacular views of Snowdonia.
Walk around Llyn Idwal and discover stunning waterfalls, the famous Devils Kitchen and the magnificent Snowdonia hills - beautiful on any day of the year.
This enormous neo-Norman castle is crammed with fascinating items, such as a one-ton slate bed made for Queen Victoria.
Snowdonia Watersports (previously Surf Lines) offers an exciting range of adventures combining new skills, travel, exploration and an element of risk. Visit the website
Electric Mountain is home to the Dinorwig Power Station, set in the mountains of Snowdonia and dubbed "Britain's largest battery" this hydroelectric station houses 6 electric generators producing
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
The hostel is a short drive from the Forestry Commission's Marin Trail with its challenging ascents and technical descents - best for experienced mountain bikers.
The hostel is close to several Sustrans cycle network routes and other spectacular road routes, either through the hills or along the flatter coastal roads, all within breathtaking scenery.
Surrounded by some of the best climbing in Britain, there's plenty of choice with single pitch and multi pitch routes, bouldering problems and a variety of rock types to suit all levels.
Snowdon Mountain Railway Take a journey to the rooftop of Wales.
The rides and activities at this unique eco-attraction have been designed for fun with a difference – you provide the energy!