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Snowdonia Style Adventure | Canyoning

As its not a run of the mill activity, the sport of canyoning is a mystery to some. For those not in the know, it is when you work your way down natural gorges / canyons (areas of water erosion between 2 mountains) using walking, scrambling, climbing, jumping, abseiling (rappelling) and swimming. The Snowdonia landscape is perfect for this sport due to the number of canyons that have been created over the years. Don’t worry, you won’t be tackling anything in the relms of The Grand Canyon, but you will be challenged, have a lot of fun and introduced to some of the most beautiful areas of Snowdonia that can’t be accessed just by foot. So what to expect? Once you are suited and booted it’s really a case of finding an entry point and making your way down the river using a combination of the skills mentioned above. There will be jumps ranging from 5ft…

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Swimming Snowdonia
 

Swimming Snowdonia | Wild Swimming At Its Best

There has been a lot of coverage about wild swimming in the Snowdonia mountains of late, and the film Blue Hue produced by Natasha Brooks has certainly helped. The film was winner of the Women in Mountain Adventure film competition 2015, the Spirit Of Adventure film award 2015 and gained international recognition when selected for the Banff Mountain Film Festival tour 2016. We are very lucky here with so many beautiful swimming spots to choose from. Accomplishing a wild swim is invigorating, satisfying as well as peaceful and calming; I have never met a person yet who wishes they hadn’t done one! If entering into the realms of wild swimming peaks your interest, here are 5 top spots that will certainly give you a taster of wild swimming at its best:   WATKINS PATH WATERFALL An extended series of pools and falls starting close to the Snowdon Watkins path. It’s used a lot by walkers coming…

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Surfing Dragon in North Wales
 

Conwy Is The Place To Be This Summer....

Due to open in June this year, Surf Snowdonia is still very much talk of the town. It’s already on the ’50 most exciting things to do in the world’ list without even opening! So if you’re planning on getting in on the Surf Snowdonia action this year, make sure you don’t get caught short with booking your accommodation….. after all, Conwy is the place to be this summer… To get you started, here are 5 Dioni Holiday Cottages nearby:   Llwyn Y Coed-Isaf Llwyn-Y-Coed Isaf is a 3 bedroom bungalow holiday cottage in the Conwy valley. Overlooking the banks of the Conwy Valley, 10 minutes outside Conwy itself, on the northern border of the Snowdonia National Park.   Sycamore Cottage Sycamore-Cottage is a large self catering holiday home near Conwy in North Wales. This spacious and modern 4 bedroom cottage provides luxurious accommodation for up to 8 guests on the northern tip of the Snowdonia…

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Surf Snowdonia to Open Summer 2015
 

Surf Snowdonia To Open Summer 2015

The latest addition due to launch this summer in the North Wales adventure playground is Surf Snowdonia. Based in the village of Dolgarrog, Conwy, Surf Snowdonia is the first publicly accessible Wavegarden® artificial surfing lagoon. This revolutionary concept, generates powerful and consistent surfing waves, of varying heights up to 6 feet, in a 300m long lagoon. It is ideal for all surfers, from grommets (beginners both young and old) to professional surfers, and will be a fantastic family destination. Surf Snowdonia will also play host to events, competitions and surf demos, giving the public access to the World’s top surfers. Alongside the surfing lagoon will be an activity lagoon for more family based swimming fun as well as a cafe, restaurant, children’s play building and woodland trails…..So whether you are looking to learn to surf, hone your surfing skills or just want a family day out with a difference, Surf Snowdonia has a lot to offer.…

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