With a wealth of activities on offer both on and off the water, Anglesey is the perfect base for those looking to get active and take full advantage of the great outdoors. With everything from paddleboarding to canyoning on offer on the island, you won't have to travel far. North Wales is currently being marketed as the "Adventure Capital of Europe."
We have some tips and recommendations for companies that we know that run reputable tours, guiding and lessons in a variety of outdoor pursuits.
UPDATE JUNE 2020 - Following government advice and restrictions, please be aware that some activity providers may be offering a limited or amend to their usual service. Keep checking their websites for up to date information.
Set in fourteen acres of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just a ten minute walk from Porth Dafarch beach, with views of the spectacular Snowdonia Mountain Range, the centre offers itself as the prime location for all things outdoors. From coasteering, to canyoning, to sea kayaking to rock climbing and bush craft and so much more, all brought to you by friendly, expert instructors.
The perfect activity for a rainy day or a special treat to spend time together doing something creative. Make beautiful handdipped candles to take away with you. They have some great events and special days throughout the year.
Spread across three different sites in North Wales, this is family fun with a rush of adrenaline thrown in. Fly through the trees on a zip wire or across one of the longest zip lines in the world, bounce on nets and smile for the camera on the Forest Coaster. It's a brilliant day out for all ages.
With the addition of Adventure Parc Snowdonia to the Surf Snowdonia offering this year, this facility has something on offer for all ages and is a great adrenaline buzz. We are lucky to have this in North Wales and it is well worth a visit.
The E-Bike experiences will allow you to explore the hills and forests of Anglesey via an extensive network of forest trails and single track cycle paths. Your ride will be up to 3 hours long and will usually include that all important coffee and cake stop along the way. They can cater for groups of up to 8 people. Minimum age is 14 years old. The bikes are also available to hire.
Exhilarating Anglesey based boat trips expolring cliffs and caves and taking on the coastline at speed in Velocity, their fastest boat. Great fun for all the family with a Blue Flag Award operating as a Sustainable Boat Tour Operator.
Get out on the track and put your pedal to the metal at Trac Mon. With 40 years experience in delivering great instruction, this is the perfect place for those who enjoy time out on the track.
The National Outdoor Centre based on the Menai Straits. A perfect place to learn to sail, kayak, paddleboard, gain qualifications including your powerboat license and great for children who enjoy courses throughout the holidays.