What are the best outdoor activities in North Wales

North Wales is a region located in Wales, UK. It is one of the places in the UK where you can find lots of adventure. In fact, it is slowly becoming the new adventure tourism capital of Europe. If you are an adrenaline junkie and feeling kind of adventurous, you might as well visit North Wales, and you’ll definitely find stunning landscapes and rugged outdoor adventures. It is worth visiting, and you’ll sure feel excited to try some of the heart-pumping activities that you can do in the place. 

Below are some famous adventures you can try.

Ziplining at Zip World Titan

Your adventure in North Wales would not be complete without the mile-long zip line experience. It is an outdoor ride that features three separate zip lines. The ride covers a distance of 2000 metre. The three zip lines are named Alpha (longest but slowest ride), Bravo (faster and travels above the slate quarry )and Charlie (fastest ride of the three). It opened in 2014, and it was the first to introduce group zip lining in Europe. If you try this, you are going to wear their flying suit first. Then you’ll be attached to the zip line, and you’ll be travelling at 70mph at 500ft above the ground. If the rider is a bit heavy, a mini parachute is provided in order to ensure a smooth landing.

There are also other activities you can do at Zip World. You can do the Velocity 2, which is the fastest zip line in the world. There is also Zip World Bounce Below which is an underground playground. To keep you energized and full, a variety of food and drinks are available on the area.

Mountain Biking

There are so many excellent mountain trails to hit in North Wales. That is why mountain biking is one of the best adventures you can do in this place. There are many challenging climbs, downhill tracks, skills parks and a lot of different rides suitable for all fitness levels. There are bikes provided that you can rent out to explore a different kind of trails. Among the famous trails in the place are Port Penrhyn, Bangor and the one located in Coed Llandegla Fores which has over 40km custom trails. These trails are accessible to both locals and tourists. If you are new to biking, there are lessons you can take in the area to learn more about the basics of working on the trail.


North Wales also has a lot of beautiful hiking paths and trails which you can conquer. Whether you are an experienced hiker or a beginner, you ‘’ surely enjoy hiking on the stunning trails. If you are for an extreme adventure, you can try to take on the Welsh 3000s challenge extreme. Doing this challenge would mean you are going to conquer all 15 highest peaks in the country, all of which are at 3000 ft high. You can do it in 24 hours, but you can also spread the hike in multiple days. 


There are lots of great surf spot in North Wales. Since people in the country love reliable conditions, the idea of Surf Snowdonia came up. It is an inland surf lagoon that produces artificial and uniform waves every few minutes. Here, you can surf all you want.

There is also a wave garden for different kinds of surfing abilities. There is a beginner’s end where newbies can practice. For all those who had surfing experience, then you can compete on the same wave with all other surfers.

If you visit North Wales, you certainly won’t run out of cool things to do.

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