Our Zip World experiences are located at two different sites in North Wales - Penrhyn Quarry, Bethesda and Llechwedd Slate Caverns, Blaenau Ffestiniog.
Travel time between both sites is a scenic 45 minute drive and is an experience in itself.
DIRECTIONS TO PENRHYN QUARRY FOR ZIP WORLD VELOCITY
From Manchester / Liverpool direction, leave the A55 at junction 11 and follow signs for Bethesda and Betws y Coed. Pass through Bethesda. After leaving the village follow the brown signposts for Zip World and then directions for Welsh Slate / Zip World.
Please note: Switch off satellite navigation systems after leaving the A55 and follow these directions.
From the south, travel through Betws-y-Coed on the A5. After approximately 7 miles you will pass Lake Ogwen on your right. The road then descends into the Nant Ffrancon valley. On entering the 30mph speed limit follow the brown signposts for Zip World (taking the first turning on your left and then follow signs for Welsh slate / Zip World.Grid Ref: OL17 622 656
DIRECTIONS TO LLECHWEDD SLATE CAVERNS FOR ZIP WORLD TITAN AND ZIP WORLD CAVERNS
Also home to Bounce Below and Bounce Below Junior
From Manchester / Liverpool, leave the A55 at junction 19, take the A470 exit sign posted Betws-y-coed/Llandudno. At the roundabout, take the first exit following the A470 towards Betws Y Coed. After approximately 15 miles turn right (but continuing on the A470) towards Dolgellau/Blaenau Ffestiniog. Follow the road until you see the Llechwedd Slate Cavern sign – on your left.
From mid / South Wales, follow the A470 towards Porthmadog and then take the road to Blaenau Ffestiniog. At the mini roundabout take the first exit on the A470 towards Betws-Y-Coed. Llechwedd Slate Cavern sign is on the right before the top of the pass – shortly after leaving Blaenau Ffestiniog. Grid Ref: 698-474 (turning for slate caverns)