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Things to do

The cottage is sitauted in Llanlechid on the edge of the Snowdonia national park within easy reach of the coast and Anglesey. Thier is lots to see and do from days out in the mountains to fun filled family days on the coast. Below is just a small selection of out top things to to.

Surf Snowdonia lounge area

Surf Snowdonia is the world's first inland surfing lagoon. Surf snowdonai also has an indoor soft paly area, crash 7 splach lagoon, surf side cafe and coffee shop.

Tel: 01492 353 123

Zipworld Bethesda - The Longest Zip Line in Europe lounge area

Zip World has the longest zip line in Europe and is NOW OPEN at Penrhyn Quarry, Bethesda – “The Nearest Thing to Flying”. The Zip World site contains two specially constructed and spectacular zip lines, the first will take you down to the bottom of the quarry where you will pick up your specialised vehicle for a magnificent quarry tour, before zip lining back for a mile to the start.

Tel: 01248 601 444

Llechwedd Slate Caverns lounge area

Llechwedd Slate Caverns is located in 2000 acres of land above Blaenau Ffestiniog, and since it opened in 1836 has been a working slate mind. Experience what it would have been like to be a Victoria slate miner, and discover an underground world which includes an underground lake. Ride on the Miners Tramway while soaking up the history.

Tel: 01766 830306

Anglesey Sea Zoo lounge area

Come rain or shine the Anglesey Sea Zoo is a great day out for the whole family. The Zoo homes 150 species that is found in the North Wales coastline, a Shark Pool and a Big Fish Forest which displays the oceans marine life. Enjoy the outdoor facilities which include crazy golf, radio controlled boats and an adventure playground.

Tel: 01248 430411

GreenWood Forest Park lounge area

Enjoy a fun filled day of adventure and entertainment for all the family at Greenwood Forest Park. The range of attractions include a crocodile maze, adventure playground and tree top towers. 

Tel: 01248 671493

Welsh Mountain Zoo lounge area

The Welsh Mountain Zoo is set in the Colwyn Bay heights, which due to its location has stunning views. Enjoy the gardens while visiting the Bear Falls, Chimp Encounter and Sealion Rock. The zoo has something for everyone

Tel: 01492 532 938

Snowdon Mountain Railway lounge area

Visitors from all around the world have travelled on the Snowdonia Mountain Railway since 1896. Travel to the summit of the highest mountain in Wales and England, at 3,560ft high and enjoy the stunning surrounding and breathtaking views.

Tel: 0844 493 8120

Pili Palas Nature World lounge area

Discover the magical world of butterflies at the Pili Palas Nature WorldFollowing your encounter with the butterflies why not visit the reptile house and the tropical lair. Enjoy the pets corner, play area and adventure playground.

Tel: 01248 712474

Llandudno lounge area

Llandudno is North wales's largest resort, it is situated between the Great and Little Ormes. Llandudno offers lots of attractions including, a ski slope, tram, cable cars, a victorian pier, swimming pool and modern shopping centre.


Walking in the mountains lounge area

Ceri's father Cemlyn Jones is a mountain leader and would be happy to give advice on any local routes. Alternatively he can lead you up the mountins for a small fee.

Call 01248 605 044 / 07976 046 920




  Yr Hen Weithdy (The Old Workshop)
Llanllechid, Nr Bethesda, Gwynedd, North Wales
Call: 01248 601 466 / 07818 410 640
Email: Info@oldworkshopcottage.co.uk