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Zip World is home to extraordinary adventures set in 3 stunning location within North Wales.

Zip World Penrhyn Quarry, Bethesdais home to Velocity, the fastest zip line in the world and the longest in Europe. Even as a spectator you can enjoy the view of the zippers from our viewing area at the Adventure Terminal.

Velocity is the nearest thing to flying as you soar in excess of 100mph over the quarry taking in the stunning 360 degree views.

Zip World Slate Caverns, Blaenau Ffestiniog offers all weather underground adventures as well as the first 4 person zip line in Europe.

Titan is the ultimate group zipping experience, zipping in a seated position in what is currently the largest zip zone in Europe.

Bounce Below is the first facility of its kind in the world, hidden underground in a disused cavern, are trampoline like nets hung at different levels, the highest being 180 feet above the cavern floor, linked together by walkways and slides.

Cavernsis an exhilarating and atmospheric adventure journeying through the underground caverns on zip lines, rope bridges, via ferrata and tunnels.

Zip World Fforest, Betws-y-Coed offers an idyllic woodland setting for all your adventurous wishes.

Safari is a journey through the canopy of the trees on 23 zip lines and 6 other ropes course elements (e.g. rope bridges) 60ft up into the trees.

Skyride is Europe's highest and first 5-seater Giant Swing will hoist you over 80ft high into the air. The bravest member of your group will pull the release and you will experience the rush of the swing.

Tree Hoppers is an introduction to zip lining, this adventure is suited for the mini adventurers, aged 5-12 years old and includes balance beams, zip lines and ropes bridges.

Treetop Nets is fun for the entire family from 3yrs upwards but equally suited to groups, friends and parties.

The Fforest Coaster is the only alpine adventure of its kind in the UK, is based on the traditional toboggan but runs on rails, which offers an all year, all-weather experience. Start your journey in the heart of the woodland, taking your sledge on your own or in pairs, and travel on the uplift through the trees. You will then fly through the forest at exhilarating speeds!


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Blondin restaurant- located at Zip World Penrhyn Quarry, Bethesda, Blondin is a bistro style venue, open 7 days a week, featuring locally sourced delights. The 150 cover restaurant offers a combination of indoor seating and an outdoor terrace with views across the famous slate mine and over the turquoise waters of the lake in Penrhyn Quarry. Just metres above the terrace is the fastest zip wire in the world, Velocity, affording diners the sight of adventure close up. The menu has been developed in partnership with renowned North Wales Chef Bryn Williams. Book your table today.

Fforest Caffi - There is a mixture of traditional Welsh dishes with a modern twist and a variety of signature dishes developed for Zip World. These incorporate locally sourced ingredients, with an emphasis on seasonal menus that are organic, healthy and allergy conscious.


Meeting & Event Space:

Zip World adventures offer something for everyone. The unique experiences offer a perfect platform to build your teamwork, hold meetings, host parties or simply entertain a group.

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Our experienced Adventure Booking Team can tailor a bespoke package to meet your requirements. Email for more information.


Winter Membership:

Looking for things to do this winter? Zip World has it covered. With our winter membership, you can experience unlimited adventure, whatever the weather. Call 01248 601 444 to purchase your membership card.

2 For 1 Mondays:

Now through March 31st, Zip World is offering a 2 for 1 special on all our adventures at Fforest and Slate Caverns (restrictions apply). The offer is based on 2 customers doing the same adventure. Call 01248 601 444 to book your 2 for 1 tickets.

Children’s Birthday Parties: Zip World has created the perfect children's party package to ensure an adventure filled birthday celebration.


Zip World Penrhyn Quarry
Penrhyn Quarry, Bethesda, Gwynedd, LL57 4YG

Zip World Slate Caverns
Llechwedd Slate Caverns, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, LL41 3NB

Zip World Fforest
Zip World Fforest, A470, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0HA

Tel: 01248 601 444







01248 601444