North West and Anglesey

Bodnant Garden
An 80 acre garden near Conwy, facing the Snowdonia mountain range.

Great Orme Mines 
One of the most astounding archaeological discoveries of recent times, the Great Orme Mines have changed our views about the ancient people and society of Britain. Now thought to be the largest Prehistoric mine in the world, visitors will find a visit to this site both enjoyable and educational.

Llechwedd Slate Caverns
As well as being a living, working slate mine, Llechwedd is also a museum offering tours of underground slate caverns in Blaenau Ffestiniog.

National Slate Museum
A record of quarry life in an area where the slate industry once dominated. Talks and demonstrations including slate-splitting give an insight into quarry life.

North Wales Pilgrims Way 
Visitors can discover a myriad of amazing and unique sites along this path which runs for 130 miles from St Winefride’s Well at Holywell to Bardsey Island. Set against a beautiful backdrop of countryside, the sea, woods and rivers, visitors can see where Iron Age villagers settled, where Romans trod, the holy shrines of pilgrims and the tracks of medieval travellers along this route.

Penrhyn Castle
This 19th-century neo-Norman castle sitting between Snowdonia and the Menai Strait. It houses a collection of paintings and furniture such as a one-ton slate bed made for Queen Victoria.

Sygun Copper Mine
Less than a mile from Beddgelert, Sygun offers audio-visual tours of an abandoned Victorian copper mine.

Yr Ysgwrn
This traditional Welsh farmhouse and Grade II* listed building was once home to Hedd Wyn, who was posthumously awarded the 1917 National Eisteddfod Chair after dying in battle in the First World War.


Plas Newydd
On the shores of the Menai Strait, Plas Newydd is home to a military museum containing relics from the First Marquess of Anglesey's tenure, who commanded the cavalry at the Battle of Waterloo.

The Copper Kingdom
Encompassing the area of Amlwch on Anglesey, the Copper Kingdom includes a maritime heritage centre and waymarked trials up Parys mountain.