Come to North Wales and all this natural beauty is free of charge.
The air is clean and the water pure but be warned it is essential to be well prepared.
The mountains have claimed the lives of many who were not suitably equipped.
The weather can turn very quickly and you don't want to be in shorts and a T shirt when it does.
If you are an active sort of person. possibly the greatest thing about coming to North Wales is you can bring your own bike / kayak / ropes / ski's / walking boots etc, and have the best playground at your feet!
Climbing and outdoor pursuits centres.
Plas y Brenin is one of the biggest outdoor centres in Snowdonia. They offer a wealth of courses and have a reputation for providing world class instruction. For more information visit:
Arete outdoor Centre is based in Llanrug and once again offers a wide range of courses to prepare you for the great outdoors. Visit their website at:
The most recent addition to North Wales portfolio of crazy things to do. How about surfing the perfect wave in the middle of beautiful welsh countryside.
The first of its kind in the UK.
Antur 'Stiniog offers seven fantastic downhill mtb trails, graded blue to black and the best mountain bike uplift service in the UK, some even say in the world!
Beics Menai is a bike hire enterprise based in Caernarfon.
They offer a range of bikes from tourers to tandems and lots in between. They can deliver to the cottages or you can enjoy the cycle track that runs along the Menai Straits.