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As a staycation location, Wales has plenty to offer in terms of stunning countryside scenes and seascapes. If it’s a peace and quiet and being at one with nature you’re after, you’ll find plenty to do but if it’s adventure holidays in Wales you desire; Mid Wales in particular has a whole host of activities to leave you feeling exhilarated!
Our five-star caravan park, Gwernydd Hall, is located near Welshpool and its prime location makes it the ideal holiday home location for owners who are looking to invest in adventure holidays in Wales. Whether you’re looking for family friendly adventure or something for two, let’s take a look at some of the adventures you can enjoy when staying at Gwernydd Hall.
Just 1 hour away from our park is King Arthur’s Labyrinth, one of the best things to do underground! Board a special boat that sails beneath the mountains of Snowdonia and through a magical waterfall as you learn about the history of the red and white dragons. Be amazed by twisting tunnels and caves and learn about ancient stories from Wales’ history. A perfect all-weather activity, the Labyrinth is perfect for families and those with an interest in history told in a fun and engaging way. The site is also home to the Stone Circle maze and Corris Craft Centre.
Next to King Arthur’s Labyrinth is Corris Mine Explorers – winner of the 2020 Best Activity/Experience in Mid Wales Award. Explore and discover the world of slate miners whilst learning about the Braich Goch Slate Mine, which was dug by hand in 1836. An active mine for over 130 years, Corris Mine Explorers offers a unique day out that’s suitable for anyone aged 8 years and up. Get kitted out with all the gear and get ready to explore!
For those who prefer to explore in the great outdoors, just over an hour’s drive away is Hawkstone Park Follies. Set in 100 acres of land, the Follies hosts history at every corner, filled with gothic structures situated in beautiful natural surroundings. The Follies is also a perfect location for nature and wildlife lovers, with an ornamental walk laid out along the spine of the main hill, home to a number of wildlife including over 100 species of birds and mammals such as badgers, foxes and rabbits.
Northwest of Gwernydd Hall is a haven for adrenaline junkies. Get Wet, the Adventure Company, is one of the best multi-activity locations in Wales, specialising in white water rafting. Located at Yr Hwb ‘The Hub’, Get Wet is an exhilarating day of riding the waves on your raft, supported by their experienced team. The Hub is also a great location for activities, with an on-site play area, a mobile climbing wall, stunning gardens, art installations and on-site refreshment facilities to enjoy a drink or bite to eat. A great location for a full day of fun!
Wales is well known as a location for walking trails, thanks to renowned landmarks like Snowdonia, but Snowdonia has much more to offer than walks. Snowdonia Adventure Activities, located just 90 minutes’ drive from the park, offers a wide range of adventure activities. From canyoning and gorge scrambling, to rock climbing and kayaking, Snowdonia Adventure Activities can provide a whole host of fun to enjoy your entire staycation. Cyclists can also get their heartrate up on some of the best hikes and scrambles Snowdonia has to offer for a full day of trails.
Once you’ve enjoyed your day of adventure, Gwernydd Hall Holiday Home Park provides you with the best location to sit back, relax and recharge. With an on-site spa, the Gwernydd Arms pub, a cinema and kid’s activities; you can enjoy the best of both worlds – days out filled with fun followed by relaxation in your own luxury caravan or lodge. Gwernydd Hall is your one-stop shop for unlimited holidays.
If you’re looking for a location for adventure holidays in Wales, find out more about our fantastic caravan parks and available static caravans and luxury lodges here. Or, to discuss your needs further and learn about the finance options available from Salop Caravan Sites, contact the team directly.