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The main attraction for visitors to Coedydd Aber has long been the reserve’s spectacular waterfall, but the valley is home to a diverse range of habitats, from mixed woodland to grassland.

In or near Conwy (13 miles, 20 km)

 

Bodnant Garden is one of the most beautiful gardens in the UK, spanning some 80 acres and is situated above the River Conwy on ground sloping towards the west and looking across the valley towards the Snowdonia range.

In or near Llandudno (20 miles, 32 km)

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Cwm Idwal was the first officially recognised National Nature Reserve in Wales; it was given this status by the Nature Conservancy Council in 1954. Along with Cadair Idris, Cwm Idwal was a favourite haunt of Charles Darwin.

In or near Llanberis (18 miles, 29 km)

 

Elegant suspension bridge and toll-keeper's house adjacent to Conwy Castle.

In or near Conwy (18 miles, 29 km)

Visit Wales VAQASNational Trust

 

National Trust owned 14th-century merchant's house.

In or near Conwy (18 miles, 28 km)

Visit Wales VAQASNational Trust

 

Set on the shores of the Menai Strait amidst breathtakingly beautiful scenery, this elegant house was redesigned by James Wyatt in the 18th century.

In or near Llanfairpwllgwyngyll (10 miles, 17 km)

Visit Wales VAQASNational Trust

 

The Welsh Highland Railway is the UK's longest heritage railway and runs for 25 miles from Caernarfon where trains start from beneath the castle walls for the journey to Porthmadog.

Rail Route: Caernarfon to Porthmadog.

In or near Caernarfon (15 miles, 24 km)

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This is a lovely quiet picnic spot in sheltered woodland and an easily accessible lake rich in birdlife just 100 meters from the car park OS Grid Ref: SH413669

In or near Newborough (15 miles, 24 km)

 

Britain's only public track and pinion mountain railway runs from Llanberis to the summit of Snowdon at 3,560ft, the highest mountain in England and Wales.

In or near Llanberis (17 miles, 27 km)

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The National Trust’s Penrhyn Castle is a stunning neo-Norman castle built by famous Victorian architect Thomas Hopper.

In or near Bangor (10 miles, 16 km)

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The Holyhead Breakwater Country Park was opened in 1990 and is situated on the site of an old quarry which supplied stone for the 2.39km (1.5 miles) Holyhead Breakwater, the longest in Europe.

 

The Snowdon National Nature reserve covers a massive 1,671 hectares, and it is home to arctic plants that have survived there since the end of the last glaciation approximately 12,000 years ago.

 

You'll find South Stack Cliffs on Holy Island in Anglesey, a wonderful reserve made up of heathland and farmland set on a stretch of dramatic sea cliffs.

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The Conwy RSPB nature reserve is a wetland on the east bank of the Conwy estuary, home to a variety of wildlife, and a great place to introduce families to nature.

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From timber to stone

In or near Beaumaris (6 miles, 10 km)

Cadw Welsh Government

 

Barclodiad y Gawres "The Giantess's Apronful" is a type of monument known as a decorated Cruciform Passage Grave, and its location here in Anglesey makes it very unusual. Tombs of this type are usually only found in Ireland.

In or near Ty Croes (15 miles, 24 km)

Cadw Welsh Government

 

A living working museum housed in the Industrial Victorian Workshops that once serviced and maintained the enormous Dinorwic slate quarry.

In or near Llanberis (17 miles, 27 km)

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From the beach at Llandudno to the wilds of the Great Orme. Take in the fantastic views of the area and discover some amazing geology, ancient history and unique wildlife.

In or near Llandudno (17 miles, 27 km)