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.


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