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Things to do on a Wet Day in Wales

Family Friendly Rainy Day Activities

If you're looking for something to do on a rainy day which is family friendly, why not have a look at the places below for inspiration.

Pili Palas

A magical experience for all the family whatever the weather!  Explore the steamy environment full of lush vegetation and waterfalls whilst free flying butterflies fly around you!

It's not just all about the butterflies though as there are other animals such as birds, reptiles, meerkats and farm animals for you to see.

There is a nature trail to be explored whilst the Alpacas keep watch.

If all that is not enough there is also an indoor play area for toddlers and an adventure play area for bigger kids.

Why not visit the well stocked shop selling souvenirs or visit the cafe which serves delicious home made meals.

Open daily between 10am and 5.30pm (last admissions 4.30pm)

About an hours drive from Garreg Goch Caravan Park.

Llechwedd Slate Caverns

Deep in the mountains of Snowdonia, a way of life which built communities and shaped the feel of the world as we know it is waiting to be discovered!

The story of slate goes back 500 million years and was first used y the Romans in the 1st Century AD. But, it was the Industrial Revolution which saw the demand in slate rise.  At it's peak the slate industry in Wales employed around 17,000 men and by the end of the 19th Century, Wales was extracting half a million tonnes of slate a year.

There are three different tours you can do:

Deep mine tour:  Travel back in time 160 years as you travel 500 feet underground.  Extraordinary light projections, enhanced reality technology and explosive special effects will transport you to another time and place.

Quarry Explorer: Explore the formidable slate mountains with a thrilling guided adventure in a 4x4 military truck.  It will take you on a journey to the top of the man made summits: an extreme landscape 1400ft above sea level.  You will learn about how the landscape was formed and why it is now a subject of a UNESCO World Heritage status bid.

Slate Workshop Tours: Learn how Llechwedd distributed slate worldwide in the 1800's and hear all about the working social history of the Quarry workers.  You will see how they used to hand split the slate and you can even have a go yourself!

Llechwedd Slate Cavarns are about a 30 minute drive from Garreg Goch Caravan Park.

Anglesey Sea Zoo

A unique aquarium with over 40 tanks displaying the best of British marine wildlife.  Don't expect to see large sharks, tropical fish or sea turtles - instead you'll find fascinating creatures from around the coasts of the uk, such as octopus, lobsters, seahorses, scuttlefish and catsharks!

You'll learn about the British marine habitats and the research and conservation work which is helping to save them.

Open Monday to Sunday 10am- 4.45pm(last entry).
All tickets are valid for 6 days after purchase so you can keep going back!

About an hour's drive from Garreg Goch Caravan Park.

Catch Up with Tweets


For those of you who may not know, North Wales is a haven for bird life.  The RSPB has 11, yes, 11 reserves across the region!

South Stack Cliffs on Anglesey is a reserve that encompasses the habitats of heathland, farmland, cliffs, coast and ocean.

The reserve is important for its breeding choughs, for which there are believed to be approximately 10 pairs!

The RSPB is committed to maintaining the heathland and farmland, as this provides suitable grounds for nesting and feeding for the birds.

The reserves heathland is part of the largest area of maritime heath in North Wales.  As well as being home to some fantastic birds, the habitat at South Stack Cliffs also supports the endemic plant spatulate fleawort, as well as being home to the silver studded blue butterfly!

The sea cliffs provide nesting sites for as many as 9,000 seabirds, imcluding puffins; guillemots; razorbills; kittiwakes and fulmars, as well as peregrins and ravens!

South Stack Cliffs is one of the best places in the UK to see some amazing wildlife.  It is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).  It is also a Special Protected Area (SPA), as well as being an Area of Outstanding National Beauty (AONB).

If you are looking for something a little different to do, but still want to see something amazing, then this is the place to go. A fun packed, family day out for all the family.  The perfect environment for kids of all ages to learn about nature.

Just a short drive from Garreg Goch, this is the perfect day out for all the family to enjoy.

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Sited in a quiet area of the park, this fantastic caravan is the perfect family holiday home!


  • Neutral colour scheme - so you can put your own spin on it
  • Bright and airy with plenty of windows letting in light
  • Practical kitchen - making those family meal times nice and easy
  • Modern finishes and tasteful fabrics add a touch of style

This amazing caravan is available on park now!!

No need to make an appointment.  Our office is open 7 days a week. Monday to Saturday 9am-6pm and Sundays 9am-5pm.

We look forward to seeing you :) 

Pet Friendly Activities in North Wales

Are you holidaying here with us at Garreg Goch this year and bringing your four legged friend with you?  Then have a look at these fantastic places you can go where you can take your furry friend with you!

Beddgelert and Gelert's Grave

The beautiful village of Beddgelert lies deep in the heart of Snowdonia.  Here you can take a walk along the banks of the Glaslyn lake and discover Beddgelert's most famous historical feature.  Gelert's Grave.  Welsh legend speaks of Gelert, the great and faithful hound to the Welsh Prince Llewlyn the Great.  The legend goes that the Prince came back one day from hunting to find his faithful hound covered in blood and his son's cot empty.  Assuming the worst, the Prince slayed Gelert, only to discover after the dead body of a wolf, but his son was safe and unharmed.  The Prince never smiled again, and buried faithful Gelert in this beautiful spot.

A stunning place to take your four faithful hound for a fabulous walk in Snowdonia.

Conway Water Gardens

Set in the beautiful Conway Valley, the Water Garden's has something to offer everyone.  There is a Nature Trail for you to follow, where you will come across all sorts of fantastic woodland animals.  You can even feed some of them too!  Dogs are welcome on the trail, but must be kept on a lead and not disturb the animals.  There is an Aquatic centre which houses over 100 species of fish, there is also an area for turtles and tortoise, and an area that specialises in all your aquatic needs!

Greenwood Forest Park

If you're looking to take the kids somewhere to run off some energy, why not head out to Greenwood Forest Park.  The dog can come too, but must be kept on a lead.  The park is home to the world's only people powered rollercoaster!  There's plenty to do to keep the kids entertianed.  They can even have a go at archery!

Llanberis Lake Railway

Jump on board the little train that takes you on a five mile journey round Lake Padarn, right in the middle of Snowdonia.  The journey takes you past the 13th Century Dolbadarn Castle and past Llanberis' twin lakes.  From Llanberis the train runs non-stop through the Padarn Country Park, joining the 1845 slate railway route giving you stunning views of Snowdon.  Dogs are allowed on the train for a small charge.

When you get back to site, why not make use of our Doggy Shower, so you can wash them off before taking them back to your pet friendly caravan! 

Don't forget your doggy shampoo form your Protect My Pet welcome box!

These are just a handful of things you can do whilst holidaying here in North Wales with your four legged friend.  There are plenty of walks to do, and other places to visit.  Just pop into our reception whilst you're staying with us and pick up some leaflets, or check our Doggy Days Out information on the board outside the reception!

Holiday Homes at Garreg Goch

Here at Garreg Goch we have caravans to suit everyone, whether it's new or pre-loved.  We currently have the following caravans available:


2011 Willerby Granada 33x12 2 bed - £18,995.00

This fantastic caravan comes with a double room, twin room and pull out bed in the lounge.  Bathroom with shower; double glazing; central heating; integrated fridge/freezer and free standing dining table and chairs.

2012 Willerby Rio Gold 35x12 2 bed - £18,995.00

The Rio Gold comes with double glazing; central heating; a spacious lounge; bathroom with shower; a double room and twin room and a pull out bed in the lounge.


2017 Atlas Amethyst 32x12 2 bed £39,950.00

The amazing Amethyst comes with en-suite shower room; free standing dining table and chairs; integrated fridge/ freezer; double room and twin room; central heating and double glazing.

2018 Willerby Lymington 35x12 2 bed £36,495.00

The spacious Lymington comes with free standing dining table and chairs; integrated fridge/ freezer; double glazing; central heating; extractor fan and galvanised chassis.

All these amazing caravans are available to buy and view now on Park.

We have an Sales Open Day on Easter Sunday 1st April, so why not come on down and have a look around.  We have some fantastic offers on over the weekend!

For more information you can visit our website www.garreggochpark.co.uk or you can call our friendly team on 01766 512210.

Easter Availability


We still have some last minute availability in our Hire Fleet over the Easter Holidays, so if you have not yet booked your break then why not give us a call today on 01766 512210 or visit our website www.garreggochpark.co.uk where you can now book online!

We have the following caravans still available:

Gold 2 bed - sleeps up to 6 (2 available)

Platinum 2 bed - sleeps up to 6 (1 available)

Our office is open daily Monday to Saturday 9am-6pm and Sundays 9am-5pm.

We have availability for touring leading up to Easter weekend, and after the weekend, but we are already full for the Weekend itself!

We have availability up to Good Friday, 30th March and then limited availability from Monday 2nd April.

Don't forget our Easter activities which will be taking place on Easter Sunday.  We have a sales day plus and Easter Egg Hunt and an Easter Egg tombola!

So why not get yourselves down to Garreg Goch Caravan Park over Easter and  come along and join in the fun!  You never know, this could be the weekend you buy your very own holiday home for all the family to enjoy!

Don't forget to call on 01766 512210 or visit our website www.garreggochcaravanpark.co.uk

See you all very soon!

New addition to the team at Garreg Goch

Say hello to......................... Pepper

Hi, my name is Pepper, I'm a Patterdale Terrier, and I am the newest, (as well as the youngest!) member of the team here at Garreg Goch Caravan Park.  I will be a whole 9 weeks old, yes that's right, 9 weeks old tomorrow, Thursday 15th March!

My mummy very sadly lost her other dog Ewok, you may remember him, (he was the naughty one with the toilet rolls) just before Christmas as he was very poorly 😢.  My mummy didn't like being alone after he passed away which is where I come in 😁 From the moment I saw her, I knew she and I were going to get on very well.

My granny picked me up (as i've come all the way from North Yorkshire!) and took me to my new mummy all the way in North Wales.  I have loved every minute so far!

Us Patterdale's are a barmy lot, and are not like other dogs!  We like to be up high as you can see from this next photo. 

I decided I wanted to lie down on the top of my mummy's sofa so I decided I would climb up my mum and onto the top.  I wasn't up there long, but it was long enough to have a quick nap.  My mums pretty quick with the camera as she was able to take this picture of me before I crawled back down (she was in the middle of eating her dinner!).

I can't wait to meet lots of new friends here on Park, as we are a Pet Friendly site, but my mummy won't let me out just yet as I've not had all of my injections.  That doesn't stop me wanting to be out though!  My little tail keeps wagging and now I've found my voice (my bark) I am letting her know!

To those four legged, soon to be pals of mine, let your mummies and daddies know that you want to come on holiday here at Garreg Goch.  They look after you really well here.  If you stay in one of their Pet Friendly caravans you get a present, just for you!  It's a box full of lovely treats.  There's also a toy, some food, even some poo bags!

This is the present especially for all my friends.  They want you to pose for a photo with the box then ask for your mummies and daddies to upload them to their Facebook page (whatever that is!)

Well, I'm afraid all this talking about myself has worn me out and it's time for me to have another nap.  Keep looking though as I will be back soon to let you know how I'm getting on!

Speak to you all soon.

Bye for now,  Pepper.

Woof Woof