Action Packed Adventure
With two beaches, Llandudno is ideally placed for watersports and yet within forty minutes of the hotel there are over forty golf clubs with some of the best coastal courses in the UK, as well as plenty of action-packed activities for those that want some adventure.
Quad Dragon Buggies
Drive a top of the range 2 seater buggy around a number of routes for the ultimate adventure experience for this new and invigorating way of discovering North Wales and the Snowdonia National Park .
Llandudno Ski & Snowboard Centre
Enjoy relaxation and exhilaration over-looking picturesque landscapes at the Llandudno Ski & Snowboard Centre. Ski and snowboard down the two "perma-snow" slopes or spin around in the crazy Sno tubes. Ride the Cresta Toboggan Run or test your skill on the UK’s only Alpine Adventure golf course.
Get on the Water
North Wales has a breathtaking coastline and a wealth of natural habitat, and the best way to see it is to take to the sea. You can enjoy a taster day sail from Conwy, learn to sail at one of the many highly trained schools along the coast or experience the high seas on a fast rib. Llandudno’s West Shore is also synonymous with windsufing and power kite activities.
With mountain lakes and rivers in abundance, a canoeing adventure allows you to sit back, relax and soak up the amazing scenery as you paddle your way.
For a completely unique experience of North Wales there is nothing better than an adventure on a Segway (an electric 2 wheel scooter). Glide through forests or take the challenge of an off-road Rally trek it guarantees a fun day out.
Mountain Biking / Cycling
The scenery of North Wales is stunning for cycling whether it be for a leisurely family cycle or a more challenging black route, and the Conwy Valley is renowned for offering a variety of tracks and off road routes on all terrains to suit everyone’s tastes. Take to the forest roads for single tracks so you can weave your round trees and dive through streams or take the Wales Coast Path for traffic-free rural roads with wonderful of the spectacular coastline. But don't worry if you haven't brought your bike with you as electric and hybrid bikes are available for hire. Visit our cycling page for more details.
Rock Climbing and Abseiling
As one would expect with the beautiful Snowdonia Mountain Range right on our doorstep, there are plenty of opportunities for visitors to climb up, down or across these natural rock formations, or descend the rock faces (abseil) with a rope. Courses for novices are also available.
Coasteering is all about climbing, scrambling, swimming, jumping and exploring your way around the sea cliffs with experienced guides. This activity is for visitors that want something different and fun to do, while at the same time seeing the beautiful North Wales coastline from a different perspective.
Explore the formidable slate mountains with a thrilling guided adventure in a 4 x 4 military truck at Llechwedd Slate Quarries, which takes you 1400ft above sea level, through massive craters and into the heart of these man-made mountains. The Deep Mine tour takes you 500 feet underground on the steepest cable railway in Britain to tell the story of how this mine built the incredible slate industry which roofed the world.
Situated four miles from Betws-y-Coed and surrounded by National Trust and Forestry Commission land, horse riding at Gwydyr Stables offers breathtaking scenery in which to enjoy the excellent views across the Snowdonia Mountains. The stables offers horse riding, pony trekking or extended day trail rides for individuals or groups.
Within a forty minute drive of the hotel there are over forty different golf clubs, giving you a wide range of courses to choose from and the opportunity to play at some of the best coastal courses in North Wales. Visit our Golf pages here to find out more.
For walkers there is every type of walk you could possibly want from wild rocky mountains with cascading rivers, deep forests and lakes to leisurely walks along the coast with breathtaking scenery including the Wales Coast Path which goes right past The Imperial’s doorstep.