North Wales: The Adventure Capital of Europe

Over the last few years, North Wales has been famed time and time again for its fantastic array of adventure activities, awe-inspiring sights and plethora of beautiful beaches. Commonly known as the adventure capital of Europe, a visit to North Wales will certainly show you why! If you’re wondering what kind of adventures you could get up to on a trip here, then we’ve got a treat for you:

Zip World – Velocity/Zip Safari

Zip World is one of the most popular attractions in North Wales and claims the title of the fastest zip line in the world and the longest in Europe! There isn’t just one zip line here either, as there are several paths to take, and one of them can carry up to four people at one time. Feel the wind in your hair as you zip over the stunning scenery below – this is the closest thing that you could get to flying! There’s no better place to have a go at zip lining than in the ‘Zip Line Capital of the World’!

Zip World – Bounce Below

Bounce Below a part of Zip World, but a completely different experience. In this adventure, you’ll be heading underground to a trampolining disco haven! Although Bounce Below is suitable for children, the adults who are transported back to their childhoods as they bounce around in the underground cavern have the real fun. With four new slides and six levels of jumping fun, you will not bore of this indoor adventure playground.

Surf Snowdonia

Another world title, Surf Snowdonia offers a unique experience to test out your surfing skills on the world’s first commercial artificial surfing lake. The wave pool in the Conwy Valley offers a wide array of experiences, both for beginners and professionals too. Take on a surf lesson, surf course or freeriding session and see how you fare with the waves. The 300m fresh-water lagoon offers idyllic views of Snowdonia, what more could you ask for?

Bear Grylls Survival Academy

Most recently seen on ‘Bear Grylls: The Island,’ this brave adventurer holds North Wales dear to his heart as his favourite place in the UK. In fact, he loves it so much that he set up his very own survival academy here at Dragon Raiders Activity Park, which you too can enjoy. The activity packages range from half-days to two-day expeditions where you can learn from the masters of survival. Are you brave enough to take on the challenge?

Rib Ride

Fancy an adventure in the sea? Then Rib Ride is the activity for you. The boat tours are very fast and fun-filled, allowing you to enjoy stories of the rich history as you jut over the sea. There are several routes available, depending on whether you are an ‘adventurer’ or and ‘explorer,’ all of which are adrenaline inducing and will give you the ride of a lifetime! You’ll even have the chance to spot porpoises, puffins and dolphins if you’re lucky!

Snowdonia Adventure Activities

The national park of Snowdonia is an absolute must-see if you’re on holiday in North Wales, and there is plenty to see and do here! From inspiring walks to action-packed water sports, you won’t be stuck for choice. Some of the firm favourites of what to do in Snowdonia include wild swimming, rock climbing, canyoning and kayaking! Which activity takes your fancy?

If you find that your trip fuels your love for the adventure capital of Europe, then why not consider looking at caravans for sale in North Wales? Then you could visit this incredible destination whenever you wish, making it a second home that you will love for many years to come!