A huge slate cavern in North Wales has been installed with the world’s biggest underground trampoline to offer unique and fun-filled adventures. This giant underground playground is the first of its kind in the world.
Bounce Below brings trampolining to a new terrain. Unlike anything seen before, three huge trampolines are hung in the old slate cavern at varying levels, linked together by 60ft slides. Visitors are taken to the impressive 100 x 60 foot cavern by an old mining train and kitted out in special overalls and a helmet before being let loose in the caves to bounce, climb and slide in the most unique setting. The walls are kitted out with technicoloured lights which illuminate the subterranean background with vibrant colours. The LEDs also reveal the beauty of the underground cavern, which was dug out by hand for 4500 hours to remove 500 tons of rubble in a process akin to the slate mining that took place there.
Bounce Below is part of the Zip World group that won international acclaim last March when they installed a pair of mile long zip lines at Zip World Velocity, that sees riders fly through the skies at over 100mph, 500ft in the air. Bounce Below is located at the world’s largest zip lining zone, Zip World Titan site, near the historic town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, the adventure attraction is set to help breathe new life into an ex-mining town that has suffered from unemployment in recent years.
Sean Taylor, commercial director of Zip World and Bounce Below, said: “We’ve got the world’s longest and fast zip wire, the world’s biggest zip zone and now the world’s only underground giant trampoline. I think it’s fair to say we are fast becoming the most fun place on earth. “The surreal experience of Bounce Below cannot be matched as there’s nothing like it anywhere else on earth. It’s essentially a ginormous underground playground and an amazing way to experience a subterranean world in a way never before possible. The best thing is you can do it all year round.”
Bounce Below is open since 4th July 2014 and tickets cost £15 per person (introductory rate)