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Zip World Titan

Zip World Titan

Zip World Titan is the only four-person zip line in Europe, where riders reach speeds up to 70mph over the moor, mountain and mine. Zip World Titan encompasses three zip lines: ­ Alfa, Bravo and Charlie, with each rider travelling over 2,000m. Riders are taken by...

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Zip World Fforest

Zip World Fforest

Zip World Fforest in Snowdonia offers you a choice of thrilling and high-level adventures in the trees. Zip World Safari is a journey 60ft high through the trees on 23 zip lines and six other rope course challenges. A perfect adventure for individuals, families and...

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Zip World Caverns

Zip World Caverns

Zip World Caverns is the world's largest fully underground zip line course located in a disused slate cavern. Journey through an Indiana Jones-esque adventure environment with not just zip lines but also rope bridges, obstacles and tunnels, in a cavern that has been...

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Skiing & Snowboarding

Skiing & Snowboarding

Llandudno Snowsports Centre offers plenty of action for anyone over the age of 4.  Ski, snowboard or even spin around in the crazy Sno tubes down the two "perma-snow" slopes, plus there's a Cresta Toboggan Run and the UK's only Alpine Adventure golf course.   Skiing /...

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Off-Roading

Off-Roading

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 manmade mountains. The Deep Mine tour takes you...

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Pili Palas Nature World

Pili Palas Nature World

Pilis Palas is a magical experience for all the family. Enter the live tropical butterfly zone, meet snakes and lizards in the animal sessions, visit the bug zone to see hissing cockroaches, locusts, giant snails or the tropical lair for tarantulas and scorpions....

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Greenwood Forest Park

Greenwood Forest Park

GreenWood Forest Park brings together the elements of fun and adventure with learning for both children and adults.  This attraction offers maximum entertainment on a green theme and is the only family adventure park in the UK to provide true eco-friendly rides,...

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Anglesey Sea Zoo

Anglesey Sea Zoo

Anglesey Sea Zoo is a unique aquarium with over 40 tanks displaying the best of British marine wildlife!  Don’t expect to see large sharks, tropical fish or sea turtles – instead you’ll find fascinating creatures from around the coasts of the UK, such as octopus,...

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Welsh Mountain Zoo

Welsh Mountain Zoo

Spend a perfect day at the Welsh Mountain Zoo in the company of rare and endangered animals from around the world including tigers, monkeys and ostriches.  See the golden eagles, otters, the penguin parade, sea lion shows and the chimp encounter. Just over 6 miles...

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Bounce Below

Bounce Below

Located in an historic disused slate cavern, Bounce Below is the world's first subterranean playground with giant trampolines, walkways, slides and tunnels mostly made from netting for you to jump around in. Set within two vast chambers, which when combined are twice...

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Plas Newydd

Plas Newydd

Plas Newydd is the ancestral home of the Marquess of Anglesey which sits on the bank of the Menai Strait on Anglesey.  The National Trust property is home to one of the most famous and largest landscape murals in Britain painted by the renowned artist Rex Whistler. ...

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Harlequin Puppet Theatre

Harlequin Puppet Theatre

Harlequin Puppet Theatre is Britain's first and only theatre built for puppet playing and provides a daily show with puppets on strings, magic tricks and marionette cabaret for children to enjoy.   Based at Rhos on Sea the Theatre is only a 11 minute drive from the...

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Penrhyn Castle

Penrhyn Castle

Penrhyn Castle is a 19th-century fantasy castle with spectacular surroundings run by the National Trust. Step inside to find out where the Pennant family lived, and where their famous guests dined and played in opulent fashion. There are vast luxurious rooms, Gothic...

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Alice In Wonderland

Alice In Wonderland

Alice Liddell, the young girl who inspired Lewis Carroll to write the famous Alice in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking Glass tales, spent many a happy childhood holiday with her family in Llandudno during the 1860s and 1870s. This connection with Alice has...

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Bodafon Parm Park

Bodafon Parm Park

Bodafon Farm Park appeals to all ages as there is so much to experience in the fields and paddocks. The farm is involved in an owl breeding programme and you can get as close as you dare to native and foreign species of owls and birds of prey. Enjoy a trailer ride...

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Punch and Judy Show

Punch and Judy Show

The Codman family have been performing this show with slap-stick humour for more than 150 years, making it the longest running show in the country, and it’s still a traditional children’s favourite today. The show is on North Shore Promenade – opposite the entrance to...

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Culture Heritage and Sightseeing in North Wales

Culture Heritage and Sightseeing in North Wales

North Wales offers sweeping mountains, breathtaking scenery and a fabulous coastline, not to mention its unique cultural heritage, and right on our doorstep you will find castles, famous gardens and a world heritage site so a holiday at The Imperial provides a truly...

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Culture, Heritage and Sightseeing in Llandudno

Culture, Heritage and Sightseeing in Llandudno

Llandudno is an area of outstanding natural beauty and the location of The Imperial allows for a leisurely stroll along the flat promenade to the pier or into town. Architecture in the town doesn’t detract from the area’s beauty as buildings have been preserved, but...

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Sports

Sports

Whether you want action-packed, a rush of adrenalin or some sporting fun you’ll discover it all in North Wales. Golf The Imperial Hotel is the ideal venue to use as a base for enjoying a round at a North Wales golf club as there are over 40 different golf clubs within...

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A Day in Llandudno

A Day in Llandudno

Whether you come by car or train, there is plenty for you to see and do for a great day out in Llandudno, and most of it can be done on foot. So to help you plan your trip and make the most of your time in this beautiful classic seaside resort here are a few...

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Discover North Wales’ Coast

Discover North Wales’ Coast

Wales is surrounded by the sea on three of its four sides and offers a diverse and expansive coastline as well as the many shores found at its great lakes and rivers. Wherever you are in Wales, you’re never more than just over an hour away from the sea so make 2019...

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North Wales Gardens

North Wales is a treasure trove of famous, historic and even modern gardens which bring something new to see every season. Some represent more than 500 years of history bearing influences from Japan, New Zealand and Chile, as well as gardens containing plants that are...

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Family Fun

Family Fun

The Imperial Hotel is perfect for a traditional family seaside holiday. Enjoy a day out on the beach whether it be to sit in a deckchair, build sandcastles or play the myriad of beach games, enjoy a donkey ride, watch the Punch and Judy Show or stroll down Britain’s...

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Discover North Wales on Foot – Lake Walks

Discover North Wales on Foot – Lake Walks

Snowdonia National Park has about 250 lakes, or Llyns as they’re known in Welsh, so there are many opportunities for walkers to enjoy a lakeside walk in North Wales and to help you, here are our favourites: Llyn Padarn is the lake nearest to award-winning Imperial...

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