8 Fun Days Out In And Around The Denbighshire & Conwy Area
As we’ve previously discussed, it can sometimes be tricky trying to plan the perfect day out. Trying to find somewhere that everyone will enjoy without traveling for hours can be a challenge, but you’d be surprised what you can find on your doorstep.
To celebrate the opening of our Denbighshire & Conwy branch, we’ve listed some of the best days out to be had in and around the local area.
Are you up for testing your driving skills?
GYG (Glan Y Gors) Karting is Conwy’s premier go karting experience, with fun to be had all around. There are multiple different karting options, including early bird sessions and kids parties. But if you’re really up to the challenge, then why not try entering one of the karting events held at the track.
Whether you’ve got a need for speed or prefer to watch from the sidelines, we’re sure that you will have some fun. GYG Karting could be the ultimate experience for a family day out or some quality time with friends.
If you’d like to know more about pricing and opening times, visit their website.
Next up on our list is the largest Aquarium in North Wales.
SeaQuarium Rhyl offers you to chance to look at some of the most wonderful underwater species from around the globe. Make your way through the 9 zones and prepare to be amazed by what you see. SeaQuarium Rhyl is home to many different animals, including some very energetic seals. You can visit them in the Seal Cove whilst they put on a show for you, ensuring lots of splashing along the way.
With plenty of things to do, we are sure that you’ll find something you like. No need to worry about getting hungry either, as the Driftwood Café offers a range of delicious food for you to tuck into.
SeaQuarium Rhyl is guaranteed fun for all the family, with lots to do at a very decent price. Price of admission is £9.50 for adults and £8.50 for kids, with some special offers available for students and seniors. You can even save 10% if you book online!
For more information on opening times and tickets, visit the SeaQuarium website.
Step back in time with a trip to one of North Wales’ most popular tourist attractions.
Llangollen Railway is the only standard gauge heritage railway in North Wales, and proves to be a great day out for fans of the countryside. The journey takes you on a 10-mile trip through the beautiful countryside, following the River Dee through to the town of Corwen. You can also tuck into some delicious sandwiches and cakes at The Station Café & Bar and can even enjoy some afternoon tea on the train itself.
The railway station holds events throughout the year, including the Real Ale Train and even a visit from Thomas The Tank Engine himself! The standard journey is priced at £16 for adults and £8.50 for kids, with other options available. To view the full list of events and prices, click here.
The Pavilion Theatre
Are you a fan of the theatre?
The Pavilion Theatre in Rhyl plays host to some fantastic acts, from musicals to comedians to plays to tribute acts. Seating just over 1,000 people, the theatre is a favourite among locals and has seen the likes of Little Mix, John Bishop and Olly Murs over the past few years.
Over the next year, The Pavilion Theatre is set to put on some great shows, including performances by comedians Katherine Ryan and Jason Manford, as well as productions of Blood Brothers and Alice in Wonderland. Want to find out more? Click here for the full what’s on.
Welsh Mountain Zoo
How about a trip to the Zoo?
If you love animals, then look no further than Welsh Mountain Zoo, based in Colywn Bay. Being home to a wide variety of beautiful animals, there is so much for you to see and do. Expect to see penguins, tigers, meerkats and even snow leopards on your journey throughout the Zoo.
Welsh Mountain Zoo has multiple facilities on site, including The Safari Restaurant and The Penguin Café, as well as a gift shop and Jungle Adventureland – a great play area for kids. Pricing wise, tickets start from £12.70 for adults and £9.55 for children, with family options available and savings to be made by booking online.
Opening times for Welsh Mountain Zoo will vary depending on the time of year. If you’d like to learn more information, click here.
The Smallest House In Great Britain
Let’s just say, you haven’t seen anything quite like this before.
The Smallest House In Great Britain is located on the Conwy quayside and has become a huge tourist attraction because of its incredible size. Measuring at only 72 inches across, 122 inches high and 120 inches deep, this house is definitely on the smaller side.
It may not sound like much, but it’s a sight that you definitely don’t want to miss. You can even go inside and tour the place, but don’t expect it to take too long. Price of entry is only £1 of adults and 50p for children, and it’s definitely worth every penny. Come and get your picture taken outside of The Smallest House In Great Britain and feel like a giant!
If you want any more information on this house, visit their website.
If you’re a fan of nature, then Bodnant Garden might be the place for you.
Bodnant Garden is a National Trust property located in Conwy and features some of the most beautiful plant life you’ve ever seen. The garden boasts an impressive 80 acres of landscape for you to wander around and enjoy the scenery. This place is perfect to get away from your busy every day life and enjoy some incredible views.
As with many other National Trust properties, there are always events happening. For example, over the next few months you have the likes of bird walks, The Running Rabbit Trail and a Cadbury’s Easter Egg hunt. For more information, click here to view their website.
Rapid Horizons Llangollen
Up for an adventure?
If outdoor sports are something you’re into, then you need to check out Rapid Horizons Llangollen. With activities such as rafting, mountain biking, stand up paddle boarding and tubing, there really is something for everyone.
Rapid Horizons offers multiple different activity packages depending on the size and nature of your group. They even have a service where they can arrange your whole day or weekend for you, including activities, accommodation, food and more. What more could you ask for?
One more thing, you might want to prepare to get wet. More information on activity packages and location can be found here.
And that’s our list. These are just a few of our favourite fun days out to be had in and around the Denbighshire and Conwy area. From speeding around the circuit to laughing until you cry to enjoying a peaceful walk, we’re sure you’ll find something that suits you.
Are we missing out something great? Let us know! We’d love to hear your suggestions.