Covering 823 square miles of landscapes, the Snowdonia National Park is a living, working and magnificent part of Wales. Its rugged landscape includes Wales' highest mountain - Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon), and offers nature lovers a thrilling and dramatic spa break destination.
Snowdonia is famous for its hiking and rock climbing; its reputation for natural beauty preceding it. Visitors delight in exploring trails, and seeing more than 100 lakes as well as craggy peaks like Cader Idris and Tryfan. There are beautiful beaches and sand dunes to explore as well.
Tthe park's historic Snowdon Mountain Railway climbs to the summit of Snowdon, to reach views across the sea to Ireland. With that vast, wild and wonderful landscape also comes an abundance of wildlife to spot, from mountain goats and ravens to otters, polecats and stoats. For history fans, Snowdonia is also brimming with intrigue, from Roman ruins to prehistoric circles, traditional stonewalls to authentic Welsh hill farms.
After all that adventure, somewhere to rest, relax and restore is definitely in order, and the spas near Snowdonia don’t fail to deliver. Around 40 minutes away in Gwynedd, The Warren day spa sits on the North Wales coastline, with a range of indoor and outdoor facilities including a private beach. Around 30 minutes away in Conwy, The Kinmel is a tranquil retreat amidst the rolling parkland of northern Wales. Alternatively, at a similar distance, Ruthin Castle Hotel in Denbighshire is a fairytale castle, originally built for Edward I in 1277 and perfect for a romantic trip or a party with friends.