Snowdonia Mountains & Sea

North Wales is a mecca for those who love the great outdoors. A land of dramatic vistas, cascading waterfalls , glacial lakes and rivers and the cathedral-like majesty of the mountains of Snowdonia. The isle of Anglessey and Lleyn Peninsula can boast of numerous Blue Flag Beaches for funfilled days of watersports and safe bathing for all the family.

For nature lovers wildlife abounds. Visit the RSPB Glaslyn Osprey project near Porthmadog to see a rare glimpse of this beautiful bird of prey. Other bird sanctuaries can be found at Conwy and Red Kite near Harlech.

With World class Outdoor Activity Centres at Plas Y Brenin and Plas Menai everyone from novice to expert is catered for on land and at sea.

And if this wasn't enough then the ancient Castles that stand sentinal looking out to sea at Conwy, Caernarfon, Criccieth and Harlech provide a stunning reminder to any visitor of North Wales rich historical past.

The latest star attractions include the Welsh Highland Railway, now opened up to make possible a trip to from Caernarfon to Porthmadog via Beddgelert and the dramatic Aberglaslyn Pass and for the more adventurous the thrill of TreeTops Adventure a high level ropes course near Betws y Coed and Zip World in Blaenau Ffestiniog.