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The Big Bounce

Underground Trampolining in Wales

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“I came to get down, I came to get down,
So get out your seats and jump around.”
—House of Pain

And when a trio of ’90s rappers tells you to do something, well, you should probably consider it.

A good place to start: Bounce Below, the largest underground trampoline park in the world, now open inside a massive cavern in North Wales.

But before you catch a flight across the pond, then drive to Zip World at Llechwedd Slate Caverns, then take a train into the mountain to double-jump your unsuspecting travel companions, some numbers...

Number of cave-based trampoline parks in the world: 1 (this one)
Size of cavern: about 168,600 square feet
Which is: roughly the size of 875 World Cup goals
Or: roughly how many goals Tim Howard saved this week
Underground trampolines: 3
Feet above ground of highest trampoline: 180
Helmets required: 1
Protective cotton overalls required: 1
Amount of times you’ll laugh at your friends for wearing protective cotton overalls: countless
Slides for getting from one trampoline to the next: 2
Length of longest slide: 60 feet
Resemblance to Chutes and Ladders: uncanny
Number of minutes allotted for bouncing: 60
Number of LED light shows playing while you bounce: 1
Chances bouncing on a trampoline for an hour to LED lights produces some, er, adverse side effects: > 0%

Vitals

Bounce Below
at Zip World
Llechwedd Slate Caverns
Blaenau Ffestiniog
Gwynedd LL41 3NB
Wales
+44 1 24 860 1444
official website

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