This artificial lagoon has big waves and big fun for both beginners and experienced surfers – and is blessed with a beautiful location close to Snowdonia national park

An artificial, 300 metre-long wave lagoon in the Conwy valley, on the edge of Snowdonia national park. A mechanical underwater “snowplough” generates a wave up and down the lagoon every 90 seconds. The bottom of the lagoon (formerly part of an aluminium processing plant) is contoured, creating a metre-high break for experienced surfers as well as ideal, knee-high waves for beginners. You can have surf lessons, or if you already have experience, simply hire a board and “hang 10”.

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Source: The Guardian

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