School’s out for Summer! What’s a kid to do?
School’s out, so now the fun begins. Six weeks is a long time to keep anyone entertained, let alone your toughest critics. Don’t panic, though: we’ve got this year’s school summer holidays covered. Here is a bit of help for families looking to nail that perfect day out in North Wales.
Portmeirion is a village located on a private peninsula overlooking Cardigan Bay on the coast of Snowdonia, surrounded by woodlands and sandy beaches that was built between 1925 and 1976, by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, who wanted to show how development could enhance the natural landscape.
There are a number of different areas to explore, plus woodland walks to enjoy, and a number of gardens to explore. Portmeirion is an exciting environment for children of all ages, making it a great location for a fantastic family day out. Find out more here.
Zip World Fforest
An amazing adventure playground where you can bounce through the trees. Like Bounce Below – only in the forest! Find yourself on bouncy nets suspended 60ft in the air between Douglas Fir trees, with the longest net walkway in Europe. Hours of fun for all ages! Find out more here.
Welsh Mountain Zoo
For children who want to practice their Tarzan antics, there’s the jungle adventure land suitable for all ages and the Tarzan trail! A really wild adventure in the Welsh mountains! Find out more here
The National Zoo of Wales is home to a wide range of rare and endangered animals, from brown bears to sea lions, red-faced spiders to snow leopards. The gardens around the zoo are full of tropical and local plants, such as the Welsh Poppy, providing a diverse backdrop full of colour and life. Find out more here.
Bodnant Garden is the perfect place for a lazy morning or an afternoon walk. This delightful garden is a world-famous Welsh gem which draws lots of tourists every year. Put your comfy shoes on, grab a bottle of water and wander around the paths until you’ve explored every corner of the garden. Kids can play and run around freely while you simply unwind, surrounded by stunning views and lush greenery. Find out more here.
GreenWood Family Park
Nestled beneath the treetops at the foothills of Snowdonia National Park, hides a land full of old-fashioned family fun and adventure.
Consistently voted Best Family Attraction in North Wales, days out don’t get much better than this! Dotted amongst a forest clearing within 27 magical acres, GreenWood remains a well-kept secret full of forest fun and woodland discovery.
Make a splash on the UK’s only solar powered water ride, Jump aboard the world’s first people powered roller coaster or zoom down the longest sledge run in Wales! Discover the Enchanted Wood Barn, full of the latest indoor play. Plus, find extraordinary entertainment in the Forest Theatre or get creative in the craft area and make something unique to take home with you!