Activities

There are plenty of local activities to keep you busy on your visit...

Walking

Many people visit the area to climb Snowdon – the highest mountain in England and Wales, but there are also numerous cycle paths, coastal walks, public footpaths and beautiful beaches so you are spoilt for choice. After a long day walking, you can come back to relax by the fire with a drink after a long soak in the bath.

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Bird Watching
Bird Watching

Snowdonia's rugged terrain has an abundance of birds of many different species. Many can be seen by simply looking at of the window while you having breakfast with us, or listening for our owls at night. For the keen ornithologist, organised bird watching tours are available.

Fishing

The list of man-made and natural fishing lakes in North Wales is extensive. Bala Lake, is the largest natural still water in North Wales, with the River Dee flowing through it, offering season round opportunities to catch different fish. You can fish for fun off Llandudno Pier, night fish in Anglesey or a watching the sun rise by a tranquil countryside stream. With its dramatic coast line there are also great opportunities for harbour fishing and sea-fishing.

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Karting

Just 30 minutes away, Glasfryn Parc offers the thrill of outdoor karting (indoor karting is available in nearby Caernarfon). They also offer many other indoor and outdoor activities including bowling, quad biking, fishing, shooting and archery.

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Golf

With 49 golf courses in North Wales, many of them the most picturesque in the UK to play, you’re spoilt for choice. Caernarfon has its own 18 hole parkland course, with a 10% discount offered if you mention Plas Dinas. The views of Snowdonia, the Menai Straits and Anglesey on the way round are stunning. Many golfers stay for three nights and play a different course each day.

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Cycling

Wales now has 1,000 miles of cycle paths so there’s never been a better time to start exploring the country on two wheels. Beics Menai is a hire shop in the shadow of Caernarfon Castle. It is ideally placed for Lôn Eifon, the 12 ½ mile off-road cycle route from Caernarfon to Bryncir which passes under our driveway. There’s also Lôn Menai, a four mile route along the Menai Straits, and Y Foryd, a country lane which crosses onto Anglesey.

Rock Climbing

We’re ideally placed for Plas Y Brenin, just 30 minutes drive who offer a selection of rock climbing activities throughout Snowdonia National Park, along with a range of other outdoor activities. Snowdonia’s landscape offers some of the finest rock climbing routes in Britain. After a day of mental and physical challenges, you’ll be ready for some relaxation and a good meal back at Plas Dinas.

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Horse Riding

Less than ten minutes away, you’ll find Snowdonia Riding Stables offering you superb riding amongst some of the best mountain and coastal scenery in the British Isles, whether you are a complete beginner or a competent rider. They have a range of horses and ponies to suit all riders. One hour to full day rides are available.

Water Sports

Just 15 minutes down the road, you’ll find Plas Menai, the National Watersports Centre. They offer a multitude of water based activities such as dinghy sailing, kayaking, power boating and wind surfing. There are lots of other activities based locally and the website below offers plenty of information on what’s on offer in North Wales.

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Buggy Riding


North Wales as you've never seen it before. Round lakes, rivers and waterfalls, over moors, mountain passes and through tunnels. Both on and off road you'll have the adventure of a lifetime. Tours from a few hours to a full day.