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image for Children's Activity Event item typeCamp Penrhyn - The Plant Hunters at Penrhyn Castle

  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • National Trust
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Children's Activity Event, from 28 Apr 2018

Children's Activity Event

Children's Activity Event


Follow in the footsteps of those brave men and women who explored the globe during the Victorian era. Set off from the base camp and go on your very own adventure.

Free range fun for all ages with the team from Wild Elements - nature trails, navigational skills, marshmallow toasting and archery (£1.50).

Booking not needed.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesGift shopItalian signs/guidesNational Trust PropertyOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic siteSpanish signs/guidesWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 28 - Sun 29 Apr 2018 10:30 to 16:00
Sat 5 - Mon 7 May 2018 10:30 to 16:00
Sat 12 - Sun 13 May 2018 10:30 to 16:00
Sat 19 - Sun 20 May 2018 10:30 to 16:00


Normal admission prices apply + £1.50 charge for some activities.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 17 Mar - Sun 22 Apr Spring Nature Trail
Sat 17 Mar - Sun 22 Apr Beekeeper Trail
Wed 21 Mar Conservation Wednesdays
Thu 22 Mar Drop-in with the Woodland Rangers
Sat 24 Mar - Sun 8 Apr Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt
Thu 29 Mar - Thu 5 Apr Bee-hive making



01248 353115


Penrhyn Castle,
LL57 4HN



Plan route to Penrhyn Castle using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SH 593724  Lat: 53.23062 Long: -4.10799

Penrhyn Castle is 1 mile east of Bangor, off the A5122 at Llandegai.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Bangor station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Italian signs/guidesItalian signs/guides
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
    • Yesis gravel
    • Yesis grass
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 2
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit