Snowdonia’s New Zipline in Wales: Longest in the Northern Hemisphere




Zipsite of Snowdonia National Park. For those looking to add a new adventure to their bucket list, you will now be able to ride the longest zipline in the northern hemisphere in Wales, United Kingdom. It opened on March 29, 2013. Zip World Snowdonia‘s Big Zipper extends for over one mile over the dramatic scenery of Penrhyn Quarry on the edge of Snowdonia National Park, and will propel fliers 700 feet off the ground at about 80 miles per hour. What also makes the experience unique is it includes an informational tour of the historical quarry while riding in military vehicles.

Want to see the attraction, but not sure you can handle it? Visitors also have the option to the the Little Zipper, which is about 0.3 miles in length and reaches speeds of around 50 miles per hour.

Photo Credit: Zip World

Jessica Festa
Jessica Festa is the editor of the travel sites Jessie on a Journey ( and Epicure & Culture ( Along with blogging at We Blog The World, her byline has appeared in publications like Huffington Post, Gadling, Fodor's, Travel + Escape, Matador, Viator, The Culture-Ist and many others. After getting her BA/MA in Communication from the State University of New York at Albany, she realized she wasn't really to stop backpacking and made travel her full time job. Some of her most memorable experiences include studying abroad in Sydney, teaching English in Thailand, doing orphanage work in Ghana, hiking her way through South America and traveling solo through Europe. She has a passion for backpacking, adventure, hiking, wine and getting off the beaten path.
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