This area is perfect for outdoor activity pursuits, close to the River Dee and the Berwyn Mountains there are guided walks available up into the hills, bike trails, kayaking and in nearby Bala is the National White Water Rafting Centre. The Berwyn Nature Reserve has a fascinating archaeological heritage and the open moorland is home to a variety of wildlife, Adventure Mountain offers a range of adrenaline based activities for thrill seekers, with quad biking tracks in the mountains or for the smaller ones there is a go karting circuit at Glan Y Gors.
Caerau Uchaf has gardens open to the public with a wildlife trail, willow maze, adventure playground and fort. The Llangollen Railway follows the River Dee, which is an ideal way to travel through the Dee Valley and take in the countryside views. Historical points of interest along the way include Dinas Bran, the Valle Crucis abbey, Horseshoe Falls and the Elisegs memorial cross. The Llangollen Canal is a lovely peaceful walk, and there is also the option of a horse drawn boat trip. The hilltop fort of Caer Drewyn has impressive views down to the town and across the valley,
There is a fantastic visitor centre open all year round at Llyn Brenig, there is fishing, cycling and walks around the reservoir. The onsite sailing club has guided kayaking and children’s classes. Bala Watersports is another great centre to visit for adventure activities and courses.