Things to do in and around Trefriw

Things to do

A wide range of activities and attractions in and around the area to keep you busy.

The Welsh Mountain Zoo
http://www.welshmountainzoo.org
The Welsh Mountain Zoo, set above Colwyn Bay (North Wales), the Zoo aims to conserve animal and plant species and to educate students of all ages

Great Orme Mines
http://www.greatorme.freeserve.co.uk/
Visitors can walk deep into the hillside along passages and galleries which cross the Bronze Age working areas, including an enormous 3500 year old underground chamber. There is also a surface walkway with display boards and an opportunity to see and meet working archaeologists.Within the Visitor Centre where there are further displays, a gift shop with a wide variety of book, minerals and souvenirs. An audio visual presentation and tea room compliment your experience.

Conwy River Festival
http://www.conwyriverfestival.org
Conwy River Festival is a week long celebration of the sport of sailing based on a traditional yachting regatta format with the addition of extensive on shore events and entertainment of appeal to everyone who visits the festival be they either sailors or land lubbers. As a sailing event the Festival is now without doubt one of the premier regattas in Wales.

Wild Wales
http://www.wild-wales.co.uk
Walk, hike, scramble or climb in the mountains of Snowdonia, North Wales. We offer qualified, experienced guides happy to share their love of the area. Investigate the local history with us, enjoy the natural world, appreciate the peace and quiet of this beautiful area.

Alice in Wonderland Centre
http://www.wonderland.co.uk
We have an indoor walk-through Wonderland Rabbit Hole with life-sized animated displays of some of the most colourful and well-known scenes from the Alice story – an enchanting experience for all ages.

Attractions of Snowdonia
http://www.star-attractions.co.uk
Snowdonia, at the heart of North Wales, is still wild. It is a land of heather moors, of peaceful valleys and tranquil lakes, of brooding mountain skylines dipping into the sea. Ravens wheel above its peaks. This guide to the best of the region’s tourist attractions gives you concise information about their facilities.

Bodnant Garden
http://www.bodnantgarden.co.uk
Bodnant Garden is situated above the River Conwy in North Wales with views towards Snowdonia. One of the most beautiful gardens in the UK they consist of lawns, terraced gardens and a wide range of plants. The garden is managed for the National Trust by Lord Aberconwy. Facilities include refreshments pavilion and confectionary kiosk. Coach parties welcome, gardens are open from March till November.

The Great Orme Tramway
http://www.greatorme.btinternet.co.uk/Tramway.htm
The Great Orme Tramway, built in 1902 is one of only three cable operated street tramways remaining in the world and the only one in the United Kingdom.

Further Links
Trefriw is ideally placed for all manner of activities and attractions.
The splendour of the Snowdonia National Park, and the amusements of the
North Welsh Coast, are both on our doorstep.
This page will detail some of the things to do in the village and the surrounding area. There are also some links on this page to other web sites associated with the village or the area.

Things to do around Trefriw
Trefriw Trails: Great walks in and around the village.
The Trefriw Woollen Mill : Working woollen mill and craft shop.
Trefriw Wells Spa : Discovered by the Romans and still in use today.
Gwydir Castle : Gwydir Castle is a fine example of a Tudor courtyard house.
Llanrwst : Market town with good range of local shops and banks etc.

Snowdonia
From grand mountains to lovely villages, stunning scenery to quiet forests, Snowdonia has much to offer. Find out more through these links.
www.4snowdoniaholidays.co.uk : Trefriw Tourist Association
www.nwt.co.uk : North Wales Tourism
www.star-attractions.co.uk : Attractions in Snowdonia
www.betwys-y-coed.co.uk : Betws-y-coed tourism site
www.caernarfon.com/greenwood.html

North Wales Coast
The North Wales coast has a huge diversity of towns, quiet bays, lonely beaches and busy amusement centres. Find out more with these links.
www.visitllandudno.com
www.visitllandudno.org.uk

Other links of interest
www.conwy.gov.uk
www.conwy-valley.org
www.beautiful-northwales.com