Farchynys Hall is surrounded by lovely walks and sights, from castles, waterfalls and activity sports to longer hikes up the highest mountain in Wales, Snowdon.
Here follows a selection of links for things to see and do near Farchynys Hall and North Wales. Remember to follow Farchynys Hall on Facebook and Twitter for any news and updates on what’s happening in the area. Also have a look at our blog, where we tell the stories behind great Welsh legends you can witness yourself upon your visit.
Only half an hour from Farchynys Hall, is the magnificent sight of Harlech Castle. Also, with its theatre and famous golf course, the hillside town of Harlech is a “must visit” on your list.
National White Water Centre
White water rafting, canoe and kayak experiences – only half an hour away from Farchynys Hall – near Bala.
Hidden underground in a 176-year old disused cavern near Blaenau Ffestiniog, you will find this subterranean playground that is twice the size of St Paul’s Cathedral, installed with huge ‘bouncy nets’! The trampoline like nets of Bounce Below are hung within two vast chambers at different levels, the highest being 180 feet up from the bottom of the cavern, linked together by walkways and slides. Junior Bounce offer the same amazing experience for younger children (age 3 – 6yrs), this adventure is exclusive to the kids, making it a safe and enjoyable way to burn off some energy.
Zip World Caverns
ZipWorld includes a pair of zip lines, a mile long, where riders can exceed 100mph, 500ft high and experience the nearest thing to flying. The caverns are also located near the historic slate mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog.
Guide to Bala
The largest lake in Wales is Llyn Tegid at Bala. Countless watersports to indulge in, surrounded by wonderful mountains.
Great Little trains of Wales
Fascinating narrow gauge steam railways scattered throughout North Wales. Our nearest rides being Tal y Llyn Railway from Tywyn, Ffestiniog Railway from Porthmadog, and Bala Lake Railway from Bala (all within half an hour ride)
Coed-y-Brenin Mountain Bike Centre
The Mecca for Mountain bikers, from challenging downhill runs for the expert to superb trails for families, is only 10 miles away from Farchynys Hall.
A lovely seaside town with entertainment for the whole family on your stay at Farchynys Hall.
Snowdon Mountain Railway
If you would like to enjoy the landscape of Snowdonia National Park, but climbing Snowdon at 3,560ft is too much to bear, opt for a relaxing train ride up for magnificent mountain views.
A lovely village in Snowdonia National Park with the historical feature “Gelert’s grave”.