Activities in and around Llangollen

The beautiful Vale of Llangollen and surrounding area offers a huge range of indoor and outdoor activities for all ages. Llangollen Hostel is a fantastic base for outdoor sports.

We can organise your activities for you if you're an individual, family, well-behaved stag or hen group, or for schools, universities and other clubs and groups.

The Vale of Llangollen Golf Course with its manicured fairways and superb greens nestles on the banks of the River Dee and is overlooked by the glorious Welsh hills.

You can also book activities directly online. Follow the link below for a range of activities that you can book ahead of your visit to llangollen and the surrounding area.

Kayaking on the River Dee

With a great drying room, Llangollen Hostel offers perfect accommodation for canoeists, kayakers, white water rafters, and people on all types of active water holidays. The hostel is close to both the River Dee and the Llangollen Canal, so there's something for everyone, whether you want the fast pace of white water, or a sedate sight-seeing paddle.

Walking near Llangollen

Llangollen Hostel is 1.5 miles from the  Offa's Dyke Path - a 177 mile National Trail along the border between England and Wales. The hostel is the perfect place for Offa's Dyke accommodation in Llangollen, with its easy access to the path and to the pubs and restaurants of Llangollen. If you need to be picked up or dropped off on the trail then give us a call, as one of the staff may well be able to do this for you. Also, we do offer luggage transfer service at a better rate than the local taxi service. 

Biking around Llangollen

Llangollen, Llandegla and their surrounding area offers some exceptional mountain biking for all levels of ability.

Rock Climbing & Abseiling

Scale the ice sculpted limestone scarp of Eglwyseg, that towers over the Vale of Llangollen, Valle Crucis Abbey and the mysterious castle of Dinas Bran.