Out & About

 

Walking shoes
Golf
Portmeirion
Local steam trains

 

 

Fron Oleu Bed & Breakfast is perfectly situated for exploring Snowdonia and North Wales. Snowdonia is bursting with exciting and unique sights and attractions that are easily reached within a few miles. Below are some of the many things to do in the area.

The Hermitage of the Awakened Heart - Walking distance away hides this unique " place of meditation, reflection and study". Also the home of the first fully consecrated Tibetan Stupa in Wales www.hermitageoftheawakenedheart.org

 

Castles & Culture – Criccieth, Caernarfon, Harlech and Conwy castles are all within an hour drive. The history of the kingdom of Gwynedd can be learned from these magnificent world-famous World Heritage site castles www.cadw.wales.gov.uk

Terrific Trains – Snowdonia has a unique collection of narrow-gauge railways including, Snowdon Mountain Railway providing breathtaking views www.snowdonrailway.co.uk, and Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways, two of the Great Little Trains of Wales providing a variety of journeys www.festrail.co.uk

Gorgeous Grounds – visit stunning landscapes and gardens at Portmeirion www.portmeirion-village.com , Brondanw Gardens www.brondanw.org , Parc Glynllifon www.gwynedd.gov.uk/parcglynllifon and Bodnant Gardens www.nationaltrust.org.uk/bodnant-garden

Mountaineering & Walking – Snowdonia is a magical place to come walking. There is a large network of walks from easy leisurely walks such as the LLyn Costal Walk or the Druid’s Circle to hard mountain walks such as Snowdon, Y Carneddau, Cader Idris and Cnicht. www.visitsnowdonia.info/walking

Glaslyn Osprey Project – Visit the RSPB information and viewing centre at Pont Croesor to find out more about these amazing, once extinct birds.

Coarse Fishing – Bron Eifion www.broneifion.com or Eisteddfa Fishery www.eisteddfa-fishery.co.uk

Cycling & Mountain Biking – For information on single track and off road routes on all terrains in North Wales visit www.ridenorthwales.co.uk

Golfing – There are a number of golf clubs and golf courses in Gwynedd with visitor offers on green fees.  

Eating out – The Goat Inn (less than a mile away), Maddiha, The Square, Union, Fleece, Tir a Mor, Poachers, The Ring/Brondanw Arms

Equestrian – For more information about seeing Snowdonia from the saddle, visit www.llanbedrogridingcentre.co.uk or phone Dwyfor Ranch Riding Centre 01766 523349

Watersports & Beaches - For sun seekers and water sport enthusiasts there are the stunning beaches at Abersoch and Aberdaron, Pwllheli Marina or adventure boat rides at Ribride www.ribride.co.uk and Anglesey Powerboat Trips www.angleseypowerboattrips.com.

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