Family Fun

Family fun near to the Lion Hotel Criccieth

If your looking for somewhere to stay for your family holiday in north Wales the Lion is the perfect base. As well as being only 2 minutes walk from the beach the local area has a vast amount of attractions to keep both the adults and kids busy. Below we’ve handpicked some of the best.

fun1Just 10 minutes from the Hotel. Whether you decide to take the challenge of the go-karting circuit, the quad bike safari, or try your hand at wakeboarding, ten-pin bowling or archery Glasfryn Parc offer the ideal family day out.

fun2For over 30 years the rabbit farm has welcomed visitors to interact with a wide range of farm animals including some rare breeds.

fun3Llechwedd has 2 underground tours to explore the underground world of the Victorian slate miner. The temperature in the mines is about 54F throughout the year, making the caverns an ideal day out come rain or shine.


fun4Greenwood Forest Park is an award winning attraction that was set up in 1993. All the rides and activities at Greenwood have been designed for fun and adventure with a difference. By using the visitors energy Greenwood provides truly eco-friendly rides including the only people powered roller coaster in the world.

fun5Set against a magnificent backdrop of the towering mountains and the magnificent scenery of Snowdonia, Electric Mountain is First Hydro Company’s Visitor centre in Llanberis. Its split level layout contains a gift shop and café and is the starting point for the tour of Dinorwig Power Station.

fun6wonders of Wales – a remarkable and impressive example of how our precious industrial heritage can be reclaimed, restored and transformed into an outstanding family attraction. The mine is a unique modern day reminder of 19th century methods of ore extraction and processing.