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It's Summer ... 5 things to do in North Wales TODAY.

Alice in Wonderland Centre Address/Tel: Llandudno, 01492 860082. Price: Adult pounds 2.95, child pounds 2.50, senior citizen pounds 2.75.

How to get there: Just off Mostyn Street in the centre of Llandudno.

What you'll get: Take a trip down the rabbit hole and enjoy the wonders of Lewis Carroll's creation. Visitors are provided with a personal stereo with narration and sound effects to bring to life Alice's bizarre journey into Wonderland.

bRoyal Welch Fusiliers MuseumAddress/Tel: Caernarfon Castle, 01286673362 Price: The castle costs adults pounds 4.50, reduced rate pounds 3.50, family ticket pounds 12.50, admits two adults and three children.

How to get there: Travel to Caernarfon onthe A487, A4085, A4086. You can't miss the castle.

What you'll get: The museum tells the story of this famous regiment through over 300 years of history using film, sound, models and exhibits. The RWF has served in wars from American War of Independence to World Wars I and II and peace keeping missions in Bosnia.

bWelsh Slate MuseumAddress/Tel: Llanberis, 01286 870630.Price: Free.How to get there: Travel to Llanberis on the A4086, the museum is located just north of the village within Padarn Country Park.

What you'll get: Not so much a museum but a pocket of history, it has been relaunched following a pounds 1.6m lottery grant bringing back to life the inheritance of the North Wales slate industry as an integral part of the industrial revolution.

n nbWaterworld Address/Tel: Wrexham, 01978 297300 Price: Depending on the activity costs can range from free for children under five upwards.

How to get there: On the main Chester road into Wrexham, Waterworld is signposted.

What you'll get: Take a dip in the swimming pool, relax in the sauna and jacuzzi, get yourself bronzed on the sun beds or step it up a gear and have a go in the fitness suite, there are loads of activities on offer with Waterworld's state-of-the-art facilities.

bSun Centre Address/Tel: Rhyl, 01745 344433 Price: pounds 4.75 per person.

How to get there: Leave the A55 at St Asaph and take the A525 into Rhyl. The Sun Centre is situated on the front at the beach.

What you'll get: Who cares if it's raining outside, the funshine carries on at the Rhyl Sun Centre. Loads of slides, pools and palm trees.
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