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Zip World Fforest

Last updated: 29 March, 2024

For a family day out in a back-to-nature, woodland setting in the Conwy Valley, Forest is probably the most accessible of the three Zip World adventure sites in North Wales with activities for all ages.

There are six adrenaline options at this site, including the suspended Treetop Nets, the high-ropes action of Tree Hoppers and the Fforest Coaster, the UK’s only toboggan-style alpine coaster.

The latter, for example, is suitable for ages three upwards, making this an entry-point option for family fun.

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Plummet 2 is the world’s first tandem-drop experience, a freefall-style experience from a 100ft tower with a trapdoor. Dual-drop option available for couples (according to weight). Ages 7+.

Logistics

Price from: £25
Minimum age: Any
Age suitable: 4+
When: All year around

Getting there & doing it

The three Zip World sites are all located within roughly a 20-mile radius (with a new, fourth site located in South Wales). Zip World Forest is located just outside the visitor hub of Betws-y-Coed, a destination often visited independently by self-drive visitors.

It’s advisable to book in advance and the booking fee is cheaper for tickets booked online (as opposed to by phone).

Remember to wear suitable clothing for an outdoors setting.

When to do it

This is a year-round, all-weather experience. Expect busy periods and queues during school holidays, and always check the Ride Status page before setting out.

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Snowdonia National Park

  • Wales, United Kingdom (UK)

Woman staring at scenery in the Snowdonia National Park

Destination guide

Snowdonia’s national park is the rural heartland of North Wales — think mountains, glacial valleys, and sparkling waterfalls. But there’s also plenty here for families, history buffs and Sunday strollers.