If you wish to go out for a whole day and visit either North or South Wales here is an idea of what type of attractions you could visit.

Zip World Slate Caverns

Llechwedd Slate Caverns include an experience for people of all ages. It has Europe's first four person zip line and the underground adventures of Bounce Below, Junior Bounce and the Zip World Caverns. Titan isn't only the first four person zip line in Europe, but it is also the largest zip zone in Europe as well. Whilst on this zip line you are able to see the views above Blaenau Ffestiniog and all the way down the valley as well. You would travel over 2000m on one of three zip lines - Alfa, Bravo and Charlie - the length of the zip lines is over 8000m. Bounce Below is a network of caves which have been converted to become a playground within a mine. They have recently had a refurbishment and now has four industrial slides to navigate the area. By adding these slides it has provided them with six new levels which is an additional 400 square metres of cave to explore. More information about Zip World can be found on their website - https://www.zipworld.co.uk/

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Dan-yr-Ogof is the National Showcaves Centre for Wales. It is possible to explore the caves which were discovered by the Morgan brothers back in 1912. There are many beautiful formations to admire on your journey through the caves. The Cathedral Cave and the wonders it holds are viewed by thousands of people from all over the world and is quite regularly chosen to be a wedding venue. The last cave is the Bone Cave, which got its name from the skeletons that were found there which dated back to the Bronze Age. Another attraction that Dan-yr-Ogof has is the amount of life-sized dinosaur models they have around the park. More information on Dan-yr-Ogof can be found on their website - http://www.showcaves.co.uk/index.html


Due to being situated in Mid Wales it is very easy to be able to reach South and North Wales for day trips. A day trip to Cardiff will provide you with many exciting things to do such as visiting Techniquest in the bay, the Wales Millennium Centre, Castell Coch and many more attractions. 


If you visit Cardiff Bay, you will come across a Techniquest which is the UK's longest established science centre. Techniquest offers interactive experiences that are accessible to everyone and since it was founded in 1986 it has been enjoyed by over 4 million people. Their exhibits are all built in their workshops in Cardiff. More information can be found on their website - http://www.techniquest.org/

Electric Mountain

Electric Mountain is a visitor centre in Llanberis. If you visit here you will come across a gift shop and a cafe, but it is also the starting point for the tour of Dinorwig Power Station. Dinorwig is a power station which has been constructed within Elidir Mountain. When the prospect of a power station being built was introduced many people were unhappy with the idea as a power station would ruin the views in Snowdonia. To avoid this they began investigating different sites where it could be constructed. They narrowed it down to three locations which were all in North Wales. They then decided that they would settle on it being constructed within Elidir Mountain. It has become an essential power supply for the whole of Britain. More information on Electric Mountain can be found on their website - http://www.electricmountain.co.uk

Snowdon Railway

Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales standing at 1058m. The Snowdon Mountain Railway has been described as one of the most unique and wonderful railway journeys in the world. You are able to walk to the summit if you wish, but for those who don't they can take the train to the top and admire the views as it climbs the mountain. When you reach the top you will come across Hafod Eryri which has both retail and catering services within it. It is the highest re-fueling station in England and Wales. If you're lucky enough to visit Snowdon on a clear day you will have the luck of being able to see Ireland, England, Scotland and the Isle of Man from the summit! More information about the Snowdon Railway can be found on their website - https://www.snowdonrailway.co.uk/



Oakwood is a theme park which is located near Narberth which is just over an hour and a half away from Aberystwyth. They have a range of rides which are suited for ages 2 years and above. They also have pedal boats which allow visitors to pedal across the boating lake. The most popular ride at Oakwood is Megafobia which is the UK's number one wooden roller coaster. Megafobia attracts enthusiasts from all over the world and has been operating for over 20 years. More information can be found on their website - https://www.oakwoodthemepark.co.uk


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