For us Wales is just a 3 hour drive away and so for anyone into the outdoors, hiking, cycling, camping and motorcycling the Welsh Highlands of Snowdonia are a great place to visit. We headed there in February 2019 and were blessed with unusually warm climates. This VLOG gives you all the highlights of our Campervan road trip to Wales.
The are lots of ways to climb Mount Snowdon depending on your fitness and experience levels but by far the most popular is the 'Pig Track' which parallels the mountain railway for those who don't want to or can't walk to the summit. This time we chose to take the Ryhd Ddu Path which navigates a narrow crest before a challenging climb to the summit of Mount Snowdon.
The Welsh Highlands and Snowdonia are a bikers paradise (when the weather permits). From our campsite in Llyn Gwynant we took the A498 to Nant Cynnyd then the scenic A4086 for as long as we dare. There are some great stop off points and lots of petrol stations along the way so relax and enjoy the ride.
When in Rome...
Zip World is now very well known with three sites scattered across Snowdonia each boasting a number of insanely fast/high ziplines spanning disused quarries but that's not all. During our trip to Zipworld we also headed for the Fforest Roller Coaster, a gravity based single seater coaster which was amazing.
Depending on your budget and party size we'd recommend travelling to Wales with a rented Campervan from JustGo . We rented a six birth model based on a Ford Transit due to the size of its rear locker, which was able to house a full size motorcycle and all associated kit. This gives us a little more versatility on arrival.