August in Snowdonia

27th July – 12th August. Tree Top Adventure in Betws y coed will be staging ‘Tree Top Olympics’ Prizes for 1st 2nd and 3rd. There are categories for under 12’s under 16’s and adults.

1st – 30th August Llanberis Lake Railway are holding a Teddy Bears Picnic.

1st-31st August. Summer of Slate at the National Slate Museum at Llanberis. Includes a series of craft workshops.

1st-31st August. Wild Child at Penrhyn Castle near Bangor. For Wild in the Woods Project, include finding out about creepy crawlies, crafts and treasure trails.

Throughout August – An Exhibition of works by local artist Tamzyn Lawrence at Conwy Falls Cafe. Come along and view original paintings whilst having a cup of coffee. At Pentrefoelas Road, Betws y coed LL24 0PN

4th-11th August. The National Eisteddford of Wales.

4th August – Henry V at Bodnant Garden, Tal y cafn, Conwy LL28 5RE. An open air theatre group performing Shakespeare’s Henry V on the front lawn. Bring a picnic and something to sit on. Booking is required £13.00 7.00pm-9.30pm

5th August – North Wales Boat Jumble. 120 stalls selling a vast array of boating equipment and second hand boats. Bodelwyddan Castle, Rhyl, Denbighshire. LL18 5YA.

5th August. Rotary Club of Bangor Country Fayre. Wern Farm, Pentraeth Road, Menai Bridge, Anglesley. The biggest charity event on Anglesley. Lots for the family to see and do. visit for more details.

6th August – Grease – The Musical. At Venue Cymru Conwy LL30 1BB

7th-8th August – Food on the move Trains. Take a train journey and admire the scenery of the Snowdonia National Park. Boarding at the Harbour Station at Porthmadog at 6.20pm for a round trip to Bleanau Ffestiniog. Tuesday is ‘bangers and mash’ special Wednesday is ‘Chip-shop’ trip. Ffestiniog Railway Harbour Station, Porthmadog, Gwynedd. LL49 9NF visit for more details.

11th August – Eglwysbach Show at Cae Henblas. 6 miles south of Colwyn Bay. Signposted off A470. Near Bodnant Gardens. Opens at 9.30am grand parade at 4.00pm

12th August. Aromatherapy Taster Day. Mermaid Spar, Portmeirion. If you would like to know about aromatherapy and essential oils then this is for you. for more details email or telephone 01766 772 444 A full day costs £50 per person

14th-15th August. Anglesley Country Show. 3,500 animals, horticulture and produce marquee, main ring attractions and over 350 trade stands. Tickets adults £15  consessions £11 & £5 visit for more details.

18th August – Llanrwst Show. One day event. A rural show with home grown produce and gymkhana.visit

18th – 26th August. Conwy River Festival & Quay Day. Includes racing for yachts, dayboats, cruisers and classic boats. Sailing and rowing in the Harbour. Lifeboat drills, jet-ski demonstrations and Duck race. Live music and lots of childrens activities. Come along and have a brilliant day.

26th August. Shire Horse Open Day at Bodwyddelan Castle, A great family day out. Attractions include- horse logging and working demonstations. A first this year is also shire horses doing dressage to music. There is also Bernese mountain dogs, birds of prey, alpacas, working huskies and sledges, vintage tractors and plenty of activities for children.


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