Motorhome hire Snowdonia
Situated on the west coast of Wales, Snowdonia hosts the largest National Park in Wales, boasts the highest mountain in England and Wales, the largest natural lake in Wales, and a wealth of picturesque villages like Beddgelert and Betws Y Coed. Use motorhome hire Snowdonia to experience this area that is steeped in culture and history, and where more than half the population speaks the Welsh language. Snowdonia is all about the great outdoors, following in the tradition of the Victorian explorers and pioneering rock climbers.
The options for walking from your motorhome hire are endless in Snowdonia and they range from a family stroll along the beach to a tough upland hike. Follow in the footsteps of the pilgrims on the LLyn Coastal Path, go for a leafy walk in a wood, or follow a town trail in places like Llanwrst and Llanfairfechan.
Snowdon Mountain Railway
Snowdon is the highest mountain in England Wales, but you don’t need to be a tough walker to get to the top. The ingenious Victorians built the Mountain Railway that still runs today offering return or single trips (up only). More recently as new summit building has gone up, Hafod Eyri.
There’s water everywhere in Snowdonia, in mountain lakes and rushing rivers, and along the coastline. There are opportunities for sailing and kayaking, and the National Watersports Centre near Caernarfon means beginners can have a go too.
From Electric Mountain in Llanberis take a fully guided tour around Dinorwig Power Station, including a bus trip deep into the mountain side to see the hydro electric workings at first hand, housed in Europe’s largets man made cave. At Llechwedd Slate Caverns near Blaenau Ffestiniog experience the working conditions of slate miners and enjoy a pint in the Miners Arms which is still serving beer on the site. Greenwood Forest Park has an eco theme and the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway offers mush more than a train ride with the chance to explore the engine sheds and climb into the cabs of the locomotives.
- Torrent walk Campsite, Coed Y Brenin
- Beddgelert Caravan Park and Campsite
- Bryn Gloch Caravan and Camping Park, Caernarfon