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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 276 fun things to do in Blaenau Ffestiniog for you and the family to discover, including beaches, indoor and soft play areas and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 157 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Blaenau Ffestiniog day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Blaenau Ffestiniog with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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Zip World Slate Caverns

  • Blaenau Ffestiniog
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Zip World Slate Caverns is home to crazy adventures for the whole family above and below ground. Kick off your action-packed day out with a ride on Z...

The Slate Caverns

  • Blaenau Ffestiniog
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Generations of families have had their lives defined by the mining industry. A t Llechwedd Deep Mine, you have a chance to interact with their storie...

Zip World Fforest

  • Betws-Y-Coed
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Zip World Fforest has a whole load of exciting experiences for the entire family to enjoy! Have fun together as you fly 23 meters up in the air on th...

Ty Mawr Wybrnant

  • Betws-Y-Coed
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Transport to a place frozen in time with a visit to Ty Mawr Wybrnant, a historic stone-built farmhouse in North Wales. See firsthand how the Welsh li...

Sygun Copper Mine

  • Beddgelert
  • Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Sygun Copper Mine was closed in 1903 but is now open again for you and yours to come and explore above and below ground! Self-guided audio visual tou...

Go Below

  • Betws-Y-Coed
  • Indoor
  • Caves and Mines

If you've got an adventurer in the making and you've got the nerve to accompany them, you simply can't do better than Go Below ! An amazing subterran...

Betws y Coed Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Betws-Y-Coed
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Leave no stone unturned on the Betws y Coed Spy Mission Treasure Trail. Mystery could be hidden beneath bridges, amongst the trees and at the very bo...

Portmeirion

  • Porthmadog
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Portmeirion is a village located on a private peninsula overlooking Cardigan Bay on the coast of Snowdonia, surrounded by woodlands and sandy beaches...



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Conwy Valley Railway Museum

  • Conwy
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Conwy Valley Railway Museum is full of vintage railway information and artefacts but with children in tow it won't be the main act! However kids will...

Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway

  • Porthmadog
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Ffestiniog Railway runs from Porthmadog on the coast to Blaenau Ffestiniog in the hills, passing through the spectacular scenery of the Snowdonia...

Porthmadog Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Porthmadog
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Love stories about adventurers and hidden treasures? Now you can be part of one, thanks to the Porthmadog Treasure Hunt Trail. Solve all the clues an...

Snowdon Mountain Railway

  • Llanberis
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

At Snowdon Mountain Railway travel on Britain's only rack and pinion railway to Hafod Eryri, the stunning new visitor centre at the Summit of Snowdon...

National Slate Museum

  • Llanberis
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The National Slate Museum is not so much a museum as a pocket of history. Slate-splitting demonstrations by craftsmen reveal the skills and artistry...

The Llanberis Lake Railway

  • Llanberis
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Llanberis Lake Railway is a narrow gauge return journey around the edge of Lake Padarn, pulled by vintage steam engines retrieved (and reconditio...

y Den Pwllheli

  • Pwllheli
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Den is an indoor play centre suitable for children under the age of 12 (or under 49). The play centre is in 3 large sections: a safe play zone fo...

Electric Mountain

  • Llanberis
  • Indoor
  • Caves and Mines

The understated Electric Mountain is The First Hydro Company's Visitor centre in Llanberis but home to so much more below the surface! Aside from the...

Harlech Castle4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Harlech
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Spectacularly sited Harlech Castle seems to grow naturally from the rock on which it is perched. Like an all seeing sentinel, it gazes out across lan...

GreenWood Family Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Y Felinheli
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

A fantastic family outdoor adventure awaits at GreenWood Family Park… packed full of quirky thrill rides, activities, playground areas and much more...

Morfa Bychan Beach

  • Porthmadog
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Head on down to Morfa Bychan beach in South Wales, a sandy beach with rocky areas that stretches out for almost 2 miles, and that’s even dog-friendly...

Coed y Brenin Forest Park

  • Ganllwyd
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Set within Snowdonia National Park, Coed y Brenin Forest Park is one of Forestry Commission Wales' Premier recreation sites. If you fancy trying some...

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