Gypsy Wood Family Park
Gwynedd, North Wales
Average time spent – 4-5+ hours.
Things to do at Gypsy Wood Family Park review
Gypsy Wood Park is a unique North Wales attraction that all the family will love. There are loads of things to see and do at the outdoor park in the foothills of Snowdonia.
Take your wellies to explore and squelch through the wetlands, meet all the different animals who you’ll find up in the paddocks, find the fairies and meet the fairy queen, make a wish, hop on Woody’s train, and enjoy one of the fabulous adventure play areas; just some of the events and attractions available.
My boys enjoyed the duck race attraction the most, such a simple idea using a water pump and rubber ducks but they loved it and kept returning for another go. It was great exercise too! Another hit was the real mini car that you can paint! Again, not your average day out!
The site itself is quite spread out and gives you plenty of time to explore. Entry to Gypsy Wood includes one ride on Woody’s train but you can buy additional tickets from reception. The train runs throughout the day but queues do build up during the peak season.
I don’t usually give the toilet facilities their own paragraph in a review but these are no ordinary toilets! Gypsy Wood has award winning toilets and they are just beautiful. Yet another surprise to discover. They have won Loo of the Year 2020.
Dress for the weather as there aren’t many indoor areas at Gypsy Wood. I would say it is most suited to younger children under 10’s and you could easily spend a full day there. We arrived 30 mins after opening and left around 30 mins before they closed, and I had to drag the boys out.
Other attractions include a magical maze, quarry big dig, trampolines, magical tree house and magnetic fishing. Plus tunnels, didi cars, willow and wetland walk, fairy hunt, gypsy caravans and goat racing (peak season).
Important Information Gypsy Wood Family Park
Eating – Dragon café sells hot and cold snacks and beverages. We recommend the woodfired pizzas which you can watch them make and cook for you. The café has limited indoor seating but a large outdoor terrace seating area. Picnics are welcome on site but you must use the designated picnic areas.
Facilities in brief – Unique attraction for families with play areas, a train, duck racing, a car you can paint, fairies, animals and more. There are some of the best toilets anywhere and a cafe.
Entry price – *Mid-range
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range. An adult ticket is £8.25, child 3-15 £7.25. Other pricing options are available including a family ticket.
Opening: Gypsy wood is open from mid-March until late September. For up to date opening times and dates please follow this link.
Dog friendly? Dogs are not permitted. They do have a bookable service to look after your dog for £20.
Address: Gypsy Wood Park, Bontnewydd, Caernarfon, Gwynedd LL55 2YA, North Wales. Phone: 01286 673133
This is a guest post with thanks to Emma from Dirt, Diggers and Dinosaurs
Category – Family Park – Mostly Outdoors – Suitable for all ages, although more suited to under 10s.