The soothing drip of raindrops down the windowpane as you enjoy a nice hot mug of tea and a good book – it’s enough to keep someone from leaving the house all day long. However, if you’re the adventurous type then you may want to brave the elements and find something fun to do. After a spell of gorgeous blue sky whether it’s typical that the rains return and remind us of how good we had it.
Well never fear, we have collated a list of our favourite activities in the North Wales area that you can do no matter the weather.
Llechwedd Slate Caverns
Who loves history? We know we do, and so Llechwedd slate caverns is an outstanding location for those who are not only interested in the rich mining and quarrying history of Wales, but also in amazing sites and a sense of adventure. This provides it with all, often the sheer size of the caverns and the spaces can boggle people’s minds thanks to their sheer scale of the spaces.
Anglesey Sea Zoo
This awesome indoor aquarium is your chance to see some of the area’s wildlife in a controlled and safe (and dry) environment. Have you ever wondered what lurks in the seas around the coast of Wales and Britain? Well here is your chance to see the likes of seahorses, octopi, lobsters and other exciting marine animals up close.
Venue Cymru is ground zero for fantastic high profile performances in the North Wales area, whether you are interested in live music, band performances, opera, theatre, pantomime, exciting talks and much more. There really is a brilliant selection of performances that take place all throughout the year, so if you fancy some evening entertainment you should check it out at their website. And you can see ‘what’s on’ https://venuecymru.co.uk/
Go for a lavish meal at Bryn Williams, Colwyn Bay
Porth Eirias is an intriguing development on the coast of North Wales which houses not only a cutting edge Watersports facility but also houses a very nice restaurant, which creates gourmet cuisine with locally sourced produce. If you fancy a nice meal, then this is your first port of call (also, being only 5 minutes from The View is a plus).
Get on your raincoat and brave the outdoors.
If you are a really hardy individual you might want to go outside anyway, there are many places where you can go to embrace the rainy weather. Places which are beautiful in the rain and mist include Llyn Idwal, which mountaintops disappear into the clouds. Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland railways are also a great choice of place to visit as you can enjoy the outstanding countryside while enjoying the warmth and comfort of the indoors – you don’t have to get wet and soggy in order to see the amazing sites of Snowdonia.
Enjoy Some Art
Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno for those art enthusiasts among us, you will be relieved to hear that there is a buzzing art scene to get immersed in, and the central hubs of this are the galleries and art exhibition spaces which are present throughout north wales. Llandudno’s own is the Oriel Mostyn which often has fresh exhibits from local artists or being hosted from more far-flung places. Whatever your fancy, Oriel Mostyn has it all.