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Parks & nature in North Wales

Sculpture Garden
“Outside the city centre (15 min by bus or train), huge park very enjoyable when the sun is out! Lark lane close by to then go for coffee/food/drinks ”
65local recommendations
“Beautiful Snowdonia offers everything you need to enjoy outdoor activities: Walking, hiking, climbing, kayaking, canoeing , dog walking, Snowdon railway to the summit. Beautiful scenery that's accessible by boat trips or by steam trains and lots of lovely walks on the flat , making this area accessible to all abilities to enjoy. ”
58local recommendations
“Powys Castle, built circa 1200, began life as the medieval fortress of the Welsh Princes of Powys. The world-famous gardens, overhung with clipped yews, shelters rare plants laid out under the influence of Italian and French styles. Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF ”
33local recommendations
“Stunning gardens - don't forget to look at everything and not just take photos! The Laburnum Arch is very special when in full bloom.”
26local recommendations
“ Beautiful park in the centre of Chester. Mini railway and large children's play area. Summer hosts the outdoor theatre.”
16local recommendations
Bike Trail
“Not just a fantastic mountain biking venue around 25 mins from the cottage, it's a great place just to visit, brilliant cafe and lovely walks for the whole family.”
22local recommendations
“Another great day out for the family and children. The park has barefoot trails, trampolining, tree-top walks, sledge runs, roller coaster, river ride, water slide, maze and den building. There are lots of other activities too. ”
15local recommendations
“Otterspool Promenade follows the bank of the river Mersey from the south of the city right into the heart of the city centre. An ideal place for walkers and cyclists, there are plenty of places to stop off for a picnic, and there’s great views of the the Clwydian Hills in north Wales on a clear day.”
14local recommendations
“Gorgeous walk along the river or up on the cliff tops, lovely cafe and parking.”
14local recommendations
Scenic Lookout
“Pier Head has astonishing grade listed buildings, and a beautiful view of the River Mersey. ”
15local recommendations
“A stunning waterfall at the end of the Abergwyngregyn valley. About an hours saunter up a relatively gentle grade path. Car park at the beginning (pay and display)”
13local recommendations
“Lovely park in the town centre running alongside the River Severn. Home to Shrewsbury flower Show and other events throughout the year. ”
10local recommendations
“Fantastic dog friendly beach that goes on for miles. You are able to drive onto the beach and park your car free of charge.”
11local recommendations
“This park is home to over 700 types of exotic animals including lions, tigers and rare white rhinos. Drive your car through the enclosures to get up-close-and-personal with these majestic species or visit them on foot via the park’s walkable areas.”
10local recommendations
Nature Preserve
“The Conwy RSPB nature reserve is a wetland on the east bank of the Conwy estuary, created from material dug out during construction of the A55 road tunnel. It is now home to a variety of wildlife, and a great place to introduce families to nature.”
8local recommendations
“Starting point to Llandwyn Island (Ynys Llandwyn), wonderful forest walks, place for barbeques, wild beach walks, swimming, watch the kite surfers. Great for kids.”
9local recommendations