The Play Centre (< 1 mile)
The Play Centre
Multi level adventure soft play with newly extended toddler zone!
Bangor Swimming Pool (< 1 mile)
Bangor Swimming Pool
Disability friendly water park with two water slides, three diving boards, football pitches and an outside paddling pool, as well as a good cafe.
Penrhyn Castle (< 1 mile)
19th century fantasy castle with spectacular contents and grounds, dolls museum, extensive Victorian kitchens, railway museum and adventure playground, Terrific views.
Ribride Adventure Boat Tours (1 miles)
Puffin Island Pleasure Cruise (2 miles)
Puffin Island Pleasure Cruise
A very popular pleasure cruise which includes panoramic views of the Snowdonia Mountain Range, and chances to see loads of local birdlife, a seal colony at the easterly end of the island, plus the occasional dolphin or porpoise!
Pili Palas Nature World (2 miles)
Pili Palas Nature World
Enter a jungle of butterflies, exotic animals and amazing creatures including the new Meerkats. Indoor soft play area for young children, adventure play areas, giant bouncy castle, ride-on tractors, nature trail, picnic areas, cafÃ© and much more, thereâs something for everyone here!
Beaumaris Gaol (3 miles)
This haunting history lesson will live in your memory for a long time. It will give you a fascinating insight into the world of the prisoner in Victorian times. They also have Britain's only original tread wheel.
Treasure Island Fun Centre (3 miles)
Treasure Island Fun Centre
Exciting pirate themed adventure soft play with a separate Mini Marauder area. Walk the plank into the ball lagoon, find the secret cave and more! More exercise than you can shake a cutlass at!
Beaumaris Castle (3 miles)
Isle of Anglesey
on the Island of Anglesey is the great unfinished masterpiece. It was built as one of the (at the time) high tech 'iron ring' of North Wales castles by the English monarch Edward I.
LlanfairPG Station (3 miles)
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch: visitors love to see the station's name up on the side of the building and pose for a picture. It is also a novelty to print off a very long train ticket, which features the station's full name.
Plas Newydd (4 miles)
Large gardens, woodland walks and a marine walk along the Menai Straits, accessible by boat (optional). Also featuring a military museum with relics from the battle of Waterloo. Plus adventure playground and frisbee golf course!
GreenWood Forest Park (4 miles)
GreenWood Forest Park
Discover endless Family Adventure, including the world's first people-powered roller coaster and Wales's longest sledge run!
Zipworld (5 miles)
With speeds of 75 mph, travelling 700ft above the mountain lake, be ready for a ride of a lifetime! Forward posture makes it the closest you're likely to get to flying! For over 7s.
Tan y Ddraig Paint a Pot Studio (8 miles)
Tan y Ddraig Paint a Pot Studio
Fun, relaxing and creative paint your own pottery studio. For children;¢s parties, hen parties, people of any age or artistic ability, and for babies;¢ foot and hand prints, come and visit T;Â¢n y Ddraig.
Create original, personalised presents for birthdays, christenings, weddings,...
Snowdon Mountain Railway (8 miles)
Snowdon Mountain Railway
is a journey of a lifetime to the rooftop of Wales. Snowdon, at 3,560ft dominates the landscape of Snowdonia National Park. Claim this mountain peak, the highest in Wales, as a lifetime’s achievement.
National Slate Museum (8 miles)
National Slate Museum
In the shadow of Elidir mountain and the vast Dinorwig quarry, step straight into the past in Victorian workshops that tell a very special story. Designed as though engineers have just downed tools and left the courtyard for home, enjoy slate-splitting demonstrations, tours, the stunning countryside and much...
Ropes and Ladders (8 miles)
Ropes and Ladders
Outdoor adventure activities for kids and adults from four years upwards. Dedicated adventure ropes course for four to eight year olds, high ropes activities for over eights and adults. All equipment and instruction provided. Adjacent trains, museums and country walks to keep the family entertained all day.
The Llanberis Lake Railway (8 miles)
The Llanberis Lake Railway
The 5 mile narrow gauge journey pulled by vintage steam engines takes about 60 minutes, plus stops at the Cei Llydan picnic spot and Gilfach Ddu slate museum, and some amazing scenery to enjoy en route.
Anglesey Sea Zoo (8 miles)
Anglesey Sea Zoo
Anglesey's Leading All Weather Family Attraction! There's amazing marine life to see at the biggest aquarium in Wales! Will you enter the Seven Sisters Shipwreck, or dare to walk the Shark Pool grids?Over 150 native species, from the familiar to the strange, there's something for everyone!
Llanddwyn Bay (8 miles)
Sandy Blue Flag Award winner with plenty of character and very safe swimming. It's isolated but toilets and parking are nearby.
The Den (8 miles)
The colourful main play area includes 2 slides, a large ball pool, climbing nets, biff bash, mirrors, and all sorts of tunnels, there are also 2 other areas for under 2's and babies.
Electric Mountain (8 miles)
The hydro company's visitor centre, this provides tours of the power station at Dinorwig. Plus indoor adventure play for under 12s and a great climbing wall too.
Redline Indoor Karting (8 miles)
Redline Indoor Karting
Thrilling driving fun for the over 8s, with 160cc on offer for the kids' karts. Sessions include Taster, Arrive and Drive, TT Special, Endurance Race and full or mini Grand Prix! Safety briefings and equipment always provided.
Beacon Climbing Centre (8 miles)
Beacon Climbing Centre
- is a really exciting, massive new indoor climbing centre with the World's first CrazyClimb installation, climbing walls up to 17m high and a cafe with spectacular views overlooking the climbing areas. All day fun whatever the weather, with full instruction available for all ages and abilities.
Foel Farm Park (8 miles)
Isle of Anglesey
Foel Farm Park
Working farm where you can feed and visit the animals, ride ponies, explore with with tractor trailer tours and (rather unexpectedly) watch a master chocolatier at work!
The Fun Centre (9 miles)
The Fun Centre
Enormous play zone with extreme single and double drop slides, awesome mainframe and toddler zone, mini kart driving school and racetrack, laser tag and little museum as well! Say hi to Gog for us!
Caernarfon Castle (9 miles)
Surely one of the most impressive of Welsh castles, with unusual polygonal towers, the Eagle Tower being the most stunning of these.
Miri Mawr (9 miles)
They offer an action packed jungle play experience for the older children with slides, ball pools, crawl tubes, rope nets, bridges and much, much more, plus toddler area.
Anglesey Model Village (10 miles)
Anglesey Model Village
Set in one acre of beautifully landscaped gardens with water features and a working railway, this an intricate and imaginative miniature village will delight and entertain the small ones.
Conwy Treasure Trail (12 miles)
Conwy Treasure Trail
Uncover the hidden gems of Conwy with this completely self guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail. Follow the Trail route around Conwy and search for to answer the clues to solve the mystery of the long lost treasure!
Airworld Aviation Museum (12 miles)
Airworld Aviation Museum
Based at Caernarfon Airport, this vast indoor interactive Aviation Museum and Shop is host to an impressive collection of aircraft, with entry allowed into many of the cockpits! One of the most hands on craft experiences in the UK.
Inigo Jones Tudor Slate Works (13 miles)
Inigo Jones Tudor Slate Works
The tour of the slate workshops includes a Geological Historical Calligraphy and Letter Cutting exhibition. There is a quiz with a slate prize and a chance to have a go at calligraphy and to engrave on a piece of slate that you get to keep as a souvenir.
Conwy Castle (13 miles)
Classic gothic fairytale castle with towers, battlements and great medieval atmosphere.
Conwy Suspension Bridge (13 miles)
Conwy Suspension Bridge
See how trade and travel brought Conwy to life and discover how a husband and wife kept Thomas Telford's bridge open every day of the year, whatever the weather.
Aberconwy House (13 miles)
Furnished rooms and an audio-visual presentation show daily life from different periods in its history. Features include ghost stories, children's trail and seasonal events.
Parc Glynllifon (13 miles)
Green Flag Awarded historic gardens and country park. There are water features to play in, modern sculpture trails, and locally run treasure hunts and orienteering courses.
Llandudno Beach (13 miles)
Vast dark sands with decent swimming if you're being careful, donkey rides, Punch and Judy shows and the longest pier in Wales. Other attractions nearby.
Great Orme Ancient Mines (14 miles)
Great Orme Ancient Mines
Both an enjoyable and educational experience suitable for all ages. Walking through tunnels mined out over 3,500 years ago gives visitors a feel for the harsh conditions our prehistoric ancestors faced in their search for copper.
Arty Party (14 miles)
Craft coffee shop offering crafts of all kinds including pottery painting and air-drying clay modelling. Coffees, teas and cakes available and browse a selection of handmade portraits and models featuring caricatures of people and pets.
Great Orme Aerial Cable Cars (14 miles)
Great Orme Aerial Cable Cars
The longest Aerial Cabin Lift in the UK. Leaves from happy Valley, there's a cafe at summit and spectacular views of Puffin Island.
Llandudno Junction Leisure Centre (14 miles)
Great Orme Family Golf (14 miles)
Great Orme Family Golf
Pitch And Putt golfing is essentially real golf in miniature, but this place features full size greens as well as epic views over Llandudno and the friendliest ticketing system we've ever seen!
Home Front Experience (14 miles)
Home Front Experience
Experience the sights, sounds and smells of civilian life during the Second World War at this unique living history museum. Open March through november.
Llandudno Ski and Snowboard Centre (14 miles)
Llandudno Ski and Snowboard Centre
They offer the longest toboggan run in Wales and a scenic PermaSnow ski slope. Offering skiing, snowboarding, toboggan and sno-tubing with a fully licensed Alpine Lodge Bar and Restaurant.
Bonkerz Fun Centre (14 miles)
Bonkerz Fun Centre
Children aged 3 and under can experience the toddler zone, with its interactive touch screen, slides, viewing pod and ball vacuum. The main play frame is suitable for all ages (even the parents!) with its mirror maze, astro turf sports zone, air cannons and giant slides.
Curious About Llandudno (14 miles)
Curious About Llandudno
Get out with all the family and explore and discover Llandudno at your own pace with two unique treasure hunt style walks around this fabulous North Wales resort. Clues to find, pictures to match, stories to read, fresh air and fun.
Llandudno Swimming Centre (14 miles)
Llandudno Swimming Centre
Full range of swimming based activities for all ages and abilities. There are Fun Sessions with The Challenge inflatable course for children.
Sygun Copper Mine (15 miles)
Sygun Copper Mine
Audio presentation tour also with special lighting and sound effects. Plus Adventure playground, Panning for Gold, Pottery Painting, Metal Detecting.
Bodafon Farm Park (15 miles)
Bodafon Farm Park
A fun filled family day out on the farm. Play on the ride on tractors and adventure playground and make friends with all the different animals. We also have a large collection of birds and owls to see. Or just relax and enjoy good food in our courtyard cafe.
Welsh Mountain Zoo (17 miles)
Welsh Mountain Zoo
Set in North Wales, high above Colwyn Bay with panoramic views and breathtaking scenery. Spend a perfect day at this family friendly Zoo, in the company of rare and endangered animals from Britain and around the World including red pandas, brown bears, monkeys and tigers!
Thanks for all the great things to do in Bangor with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.
Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed
So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in North Wales can enjoy the great day out as well.
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