Travel a little further or plan to stop off on your way to and from Cledan Valley and there is an incredible range of things to see and do. Of course our list includes several National Parks (this is Wales after all…) and all the excitement associated with them. However there is also ample opportunity for shopping, museums and almost countless interactions with wildlife.
> Snowdonia National Park. All of it, everywhere. The main peaks of Snowdon (or Crib Goch for those who want a thrill), jump Adam and Eve on Tryfan, Check out Mountain Biking all over but especially the
> Marin Trail near Penmachno. You can also visit the surreal Portmeirion near Porthmdog.
> You can try paragliding, canoeing and kayaking in the centre of the park. Try climbing. Eat at the famous Pete’s Eats in Llanberis or the popular Stablau in Betws Y Coed.
> Try out trampolines strung out high inside old mines or the big zipwires around Bethesda and Blaennau Ffestiniog.
> Try the surf centre in Conwy *Visit Bala for all sorts of water sports including white water rafting
> Visit the wonderful landscapes of Anglesey and see llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
> A day out in Chester or visit the amazing Chester Zoo
> Visit the National Trust at Erddig, a stately home
> The National Slate Museum
> The British Ironwork Museum
> Brecon Beacons National Park, with walks and waterfalls galore
> Walk Pen y Fan, try gorge walking or visit the Penderyn Whisky Distillery.
> Dan or Ogof Show Caves
> Soak up literary culture (and some great lunches) in the book capital of the World in Hay on Wye
> Try canoeing with a pub lunch on the river wye
> Visit Parva Farm Vineyard
> Watch the World Bog Snorkelling Championships in Llanwrtyd Wells (August) *Go to the National Botanical Gardens
> Shopping in Telford
> Visit Shrewsbury for quaint lunches, good performing arts and boutique shopping
> RAF Cosford Museum
> Battlefield Falconry Centre
> Ludlow Brewery
> Ironbridge Gorge Museums
After an hour of travel, swimming is your only option 🙂
Visit them at Conwy, Harlech, Caernarfon, Beaumauris, Chirk, Ludlow and more…
Explore more by visiting the ‘Visit Wales Website’