In 1800, a 15 year-old girl called Mary Jones walked 26 miles from Llanfihangel-y-Pennant to Bala to buy a book.
Caerau Uchaf has the highest private garden open to the public in North Wales at well over 1000 ft. The Gardens were started in 1994 and are being added to all of the time.
The National White Water Centre is the home of white water rafting and kayaking in the UK. The centre is based on the River Tryweryn - a real Welsh mountain river in Snowdonia National Park.