Zip World Velocity 2

16 Mar

Penrhyn Quarry, LL57 4YG

Saturday 16 Mar 19 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Calling all those looking for a challenge! Are you aged over 10 years of age? Then join us on Saturday 16th March at 11.30am for a truly unique and exhilarating experience – the  fastest zip line in the world! Soar over Penrhyn Quarry where you could travel at speeds of over 100mph while you take in the breathtaking views and feel the freedom of flight.

HOW FAST? You can go over 100mph

HOW FAR? 1555 metres

HOW MANY? Four people at any one time

HOW MANY ZIPS? Two – the little & big zipper!

DURATION Two hours

TIME – 11.30am arrival for 12pm Zip

The registration fee is £80.00 per person, with £40.00 of this fee being returned to you if a minimum of £100 in sponsorship is raised.

FAQs

How much does it cost?

The registration fee is £80.00 per person, with £40.00 of this fee being returned to you if a minimum of £100 in sponsorship is raised.

Where is Zip World?

Penrhyn Slate Quarry is located near Bethesda in North Wales. The quarry is home to Zip World Velocity 2, the fastest zip line in the world and the longest in Europe.
Please note travel from Manchester takes approximately 2 hours, so please ensure you leave enough time to get to Penrhyn Quarry for 11.30am.
Zip World Penrhyn Quarry
LL57 4YG

Can I bring spectactors?
Yes, bring your family and friends to watch you take part in your adventure. Enjoy the view of zippers flying by from the Blondin Restaurant.

What facilities are at Velocity?

  • Free car parking is available
  • Toilets
  • Restaurant, cafe and bar facilities available at the Blondin Restaurant
  • Viewing platform at the Adventure Terminal
  • Viewing area with picnic benches
  • Photos, videos and head cam hire available (additional cost applies)
  • Shop
  • Lockers (additional £1 fee)

What is there to do nearby?

Fforest Adventures is located approximately 45 minutes from Penrhyn Quarry in a stunning woodland setting. Nestled in the North Wales Conwy Valley, close to the iconic Snowdonia village of Betws y Coed, a host of forest adventures and foodie delights await. With adventures to keep the whole family busy all day, choose from the Fforest Coaster (the UK’s only alpine coaster of its kind), bouncing fun on Treetop Nets, or zip line and adventure courses high in the trees on Tree Hoppers or Zip Safari. You could also try Europe’s highest giant swing, Skyride – if you dare! All adventures are at an additional cost and subject to availability. For more information follow the link below:

https://www.zipworld.co.uk/location/fforest

Slate Caverns is located approximately 60 minutes away from Penrhyn Quarry and is home to a wealth of North Wales slate mining history. The caverns now house world first underground and above ground adventures. All adventures are at an additional cost and subject to availability. For more details follow the link below:

https://www.zipworld.co.uk/location/slate-caverns

Rules

Age:

Mininum of 10 years of age – Anyone aged between 10 – 17 years require a participating adult

Weight:

Minimum of 30kg (4.7st) and a maximum of 120kg (18.8st)

Height:

Minimum of 4ft and a maximum of 7ft

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More about event location

Penrhyn Quarry

Bethesda, Bangor LL57 4YG, UK

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