Adventure parks in Wales

Wales is one big adventure and there are attractions for everyone, whether your preferred mode of transport is by zip wire, roller coaster, or on horseback.

  • Of the numerous rides and attractions at Pembrokeshire’s Oakwood Park, three stand out. Hydro is Europe’s fastest and wettest roller coaster, Megafobia is one of the best-known wooden roller coasters in the UK and Vertigo’s extreme flight experience is the closest you’ll get to skydiving without actually jumping off a plane. Visitors often comment about the idyllic Pembrokeshire countryside setting, some of which they will see while upside down…

  • The Green Dragon coaster at Greenwood Forest Park

    The Green Dragon coaster

     by Greenwood Forest Park

    Greenwood Park has twice been named Best Family Attraction in North Wales. This is an adventure park with a difference. It features the world’s only rollercoaster harnessing natural energy, a sledge run longer than any other in Wales and a variety of indoor play attractions in the Enchanted Wood Barn.

  • Children on a ride at Folly Farm

    Folly Farm, Pembrokeshire

    You don't often see penguins and giraffes on Pembrokeshire farms; but then Folly Farm is not your ordinary visitor attraction. The farm is also home to a fully working indoor Vintage Funfair, which offers thrills and spills for the young and great memories for the young-at-heart. From farmyard antics at the Jolly Barn, a zoo with some truly exotic animals and spacious adventure play areas, a day at Folly Farm is all-action from start to finish.

  • Framed by the surrounding Brecon Beacons, Cantref features Europe’s longest Super Sledge ride. A range of pony rides cater for all levels of rider and there is a broad range of indoor and outdoor activities and animal attractions too.

  • Pirate ship, part of miniature golf at Barry Island

    Miniature golf at Barry island

     by technodean2000

    The Studt family have been part of the fabric of the Welsh fairground life since moving from Bavaria in the late 19th century. The super waltzer, dodgems and high roller fairground rides may be strangely familiar to fans of the television comedy programme Gavin & Stacey, which was filmed in Barry.

  • Boy in a water ball at Heatherton World of Acivities

    Water ball at Heatherton World of Acivities

     by Piers Nye

    With paintball, go-karting, bumper boats, body zorbs and laser clays among the exhaustive list of attractions across four activity zones, Heatherton World of Acivities on the outskirts of Tenby is a roller coaster ride without the track. The attraction also provides tailor-made activities for groups, schools and corporate bookings.

  • Llangorse Multi Activity Centre

    Indoor climbing

     by Llangorse Multi Activity Centre

    Llangorse is located just six miles from the historic market town of Brecon in the heart Brecon Beacons National Park. The activities on offer are plentiful – including indoor climbing, the Sky Trek network of aerial zip wires, horse riding, the dingle scramble and a BMX Pump track. The centre also offers a variety of accommodation, including bed and breakfast, informal camping and two on-site group bunkhouses.

  • Visitors have been coming to Knightly’s in Towyn, the holiday resort on the north Wales coast for over four decades. The park features all the traditional fairground favourites; including the Twin Spiral Dragon Coaster, as well as go karting, crazy golf, ice bounce trampolines and bungee extreme.

  • Sabre tooth tiger at The Dinosaur Park

    The Dinosaur Park, Pembrokeshire

     by Richard Bagnall

    Situated on the outskirts of the picturesque Victorian resort of Tenby, attractions include the mile-long Dinosaur Trail, the Games Garden, indoor and outdoor playgrounds and a variety of rides including the Tubey Run and the Astra slide.