Activities here range from rock climbing and skiing to orienteering and kayaking, to name just a few. There are excellent mountain bike trails and walks in the Gwydir and Penmachno Forests which are only a 10 minute drive away. The very popular holiday town of Betws y Coed with its outdoor shops and outlets, designer shops, cafes, restaurants, craft and antique fairs, narrow gauge steam railway and scenic footpaths along the river is only 3 miles away. Swallow Falls is 1 mile away and is a spectacular sight, especially after heavy rainfall. The Fairy Glen amy be found nearby in its secluded gorge with rapids and waterfalls channelling into a narrow ravine. Both are renowned beauty spots and a must to visit. All the fifteen mountain peaks of Snowdonia are close by. A little further afield there are numerous award winning beaches and Welsh Castles to explore. The National Trust run Bodnant Gardens and its newly opened Welsh Produce Centre (including cafe and restaurant) are within a few miles, and a little further on is the pretty seaside town of Llandudno with its many attractions. So whether you are after complete relaxation, adventure, sightseeing or a little of each, this delightful property offers the perfect base.