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Champagne at Soch properties in Abersoch!
 

Champagne at Soch properties in Abersoch!

A treat of champagne for you when you stay at any of the four Soch properties in Abersoch between now and end December!

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Bright and Spacious Holiday Cottage in Rural Setting
 

The perfect holiday cottage for a relaxing short break on the Llŷn

I think I’ve actually found it: the perfect holiday cottage for a relaxing short break on the Llŷn.

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Top 5 Holiday Cottages on the Llŷn Peninsula
 

Top 5 Holiday Cottages on the Llŷn Peninsula

One of Wales’ best kept secrets and most beautiful and inspiring landscapes. Take a look at our top five holiday cottages on the Llŷn Peninsula.

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20% DISCOUNT AT SARN PROPERTIES
 

20% Discount at Sarn Properties | Abersoch

From now until the end of June 2018, the owners of Deri Sarn and Gadlas Sarn are offering a 20% discount on any bookings of 3 night or more.

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10% Discount Beudy-Llwynfor
 

10% Discount at Beudy-Llwynfor

The owners of BEUDY-LLWYNFOR in Abersoch are offering a 10% discount during April for both 7 night stays and short breaks. To book your stay, please click here: BEUDY-LLWYNFOR   THREE BEDROOM SELF CATERING COTTAGE NEAR ABERDARON | BEUDY-LLWYNFOR From £104 / night SLEEPS 6 | WIFI | NEAR BEACH | PET FRIENDLY Beudy-Llwynfor is a three bedroom self catering cottage near Aberdaron. Lots of space and large communal rooms make this a really lovely place to stay.

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Watersports Snowdonia Style
 

Watersports Snowdonia Style

With its miles of stunning coastline, beautiful lakes and rivers, there is plenty of opportunity in North Wales to take part in some of the best water sports the UK has to offer. As Wales is celebrating its incredible waters this year with The Year Of The Sea, we thought we would introduce you as to what is available when it comes to Watersports Snowdonia Style… CANYONING As it involves working your way down natural river gorges/canyons, Snowdonia is a great place to try out canyoning. To get down the canyons, you will use a mix of walking, scrambling, climbing, jumping, abseiling and swimming. It’s high adrenalin and not for the faint hearted, but one of the most fun watersports you can do here. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON CANYONING, PLEASE CLICK HERE. TO BOOK A CANYONING TRIP, PLEASE CLICK HERE   SURFING Surf Snowdonia opened its doors in 2015. It’s the worlds first inland surf lagoon,…

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NEW DIONI HOLIDAY COTTAGES | NORTH WALES

Some beautiful properties have recently joined the Dioni family. Incase you missed them, here is an introduction to the new Dioni holiday cottages:   LARGE HOLIDAY COTTAGE WITH HOT TUB NEAR ABERSOCH | NEIGWL SLEEPS 14 | HOT TUB | WIFI | NR BEACH | PET FRIENDLY | REAL FIRE Located high up on the hills in Rhiw, Neigwl comfortably sleeps fourteen. Stunning views, beautiful interiors and attention to detail describe this large holiday cottage with a hot tub near Abersoch to a capital T. A spacious and modern renovation, this holiday cottage will be on your wishlist.   CUTE STONE COTTAGE IN RURAL NORTH WALES | ELUSENDY SLEEPS 4 | WIFI | PET FRIENDLY | REAL FIRE Set in the small village of Ysbyty Ifan, just outside Betws Y Coed, this cottage is an old Almshouse dating back to the 1880’s. The cottage is everything a cute stone cottage in rural North Wales should be;…

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Things To Do In Abersoch 2018
 

Things To Do In Abersoch

Abersoch, situated on the Llyn Peninsula offers great beaches, internationally recognised sailing waters and good surfing. Shops, restaurants, bars and cafes are all plentiful and easily accessible in town. https://youtu.be/FaCpnpe3KFk   ACTIVITIES The Abersoch golf course was designed by Harry Varden and opened in 1908. It is a links and parkland course with stunning views. It has recently been placed 17th best golf course in Wales and has been voted the friendliest!Glasfryn Parc Wakeboarding, karting and quad biking are all on offer as well as bowling, fishing and archery for those who are looking for something a little less intense. Come rain or shine, there is something for each member of the family here.Segway Tours is Probably not the most obvious of activities, but this is off road no less! If you’re not looking for the off road adventure you can always have a more leisurely cruise around the 30 acres of beautiful forest. Based at…

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Where To Play Golf In North Wales
 

Where To Play Golf In North Wales

There are nine incredible golf courses in and around Snowdonia. All have their individual selling points, however, one element they have in common which sets them apart from other courses in the world are their truly stunning locations. Here is your guide on where to play golf in North Wales:   ABERSOCH The Abersoch Golf Club has been voted the friendliest golf course! It is an 18 hole links and parkland course and has recently been placed 17th best golf course in Wales. It opened in 1908, designed by Harry Varden and has been referred to as a ‘jewel on the Welsh Riviera’.   BALA The Bala Golf Club has a 10 hole course is situated 1000 above sea level, giving incredible views of the surrounding mountains and Llyn Tegid. The current course was designed by local golf pro, Syd Williams from Llandudno and started life in 1928. Don’t be fooled by the length of the course,…

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SHOP LOCAL CHRISTMAS 2016
 

SHOP LOCAL CHRISTMAS 2016 | SNOWDONIA

A recent study showed that if every adult living in the Snowdonia area spent £5 a week in a local shop as opposed to the big chain stores, the local economy would benefit by approx £26 million every year. What better way to support the community than to buy local this Christmas. To give you some inspiration as to what’s on offer, here’s our guide to SHOP LOCAL CHRISTMAS 2016 | SNOWDONIA…   HAMPERS There are so many lovely local food and drinks brands and they make for really great presents, especially those who are difficult to buy for. BODNANT WELSH FOOD | CONWY – have a good selection of wine, cheese and condiment hampers using all locally sourced produce. RHUG ESTATE | CORWEN – offer incredible meat hampers; everything you could want for Christmas. KERFOOTS | PORTHMADOG – they have a good selection of ready made hampers or you can create your own if you…

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Christmas Markets In North Wales
 

Christmas Markets In North Wales | 2016

It’s hard to believe that we are only 6 weekends away from Christmas making it time to start putting things in the diary. In my experience, there is nothing better than a Christmas Market to get you into the spirit of things – with all that great food, mulled wine, local crafts and music, you cannot fail to get into the festive swing. Here are my Top Christmas Markets in North Wales | 2016:   LLANDUDNO CHRISTMAS FAYRE 17TH – 20TH NOVEMBER With 165 stalls, this is one of the bigger markets . A Dickensian theme runs throughout the 4-day event held in this quintessential Victorian seaside town. Lots of local crafts, food and drink.   ABERSOCH CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL 25th – 26th NOVEMBER This fair takes place throughout the village of Abersoch and has become quite a big event in the calendar. A very family orientated weekend makes this a really great event.   PORTMEIRION FOOD…

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Top 5
 

Top 5 | Holiday Cottages In North Wales For Walking

Autumn is just around the corner and a lovely time for walking in Snowdonia; nothing quite beats a good long walk followed by lots of cups of tea and cake. We have a number of cottages with great walking routes literally from the back door, perfect for getting out and about in the Snowdonia mountainside. To help you find the perfect retreat, here are our Top 5 | Holiday Cottages In North Wales For Walking:   COTTAGE WITH SEA VIEWS NEAR ABERSOCH | BWLCHTOCYN This three-bedroom cottage with sea views near Abersoch is the quintessential seaside holiday home. Chic interior décor, a secluded south facing patio and a quiet yet fashionable location make this cottage the perfect coastal holiday retreat. As the Welsh Coastal path runs alongside the bottom of the garden, you are perfected situated to explore the Llyn Peninsula.   TRADITIONAL FARMHOUSE ACCOMMODATION NEAR SNOWDON | PERTHI-UCHAF This traditional farmhouse accommodation is just outside…

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Top 5 | Holiday Cottages With A Hot Tub

The Snowdonia landscape alone is enough to boost those serotonin levels for a happier state of mind, but add in the health benefits of using a hot tub and you’re seriously onto a winner. They are especially good if you’ve been walking, climbing, cycling, sight seeing or indeed shopping (it can be stressful watching your other half burn through your credit card!). With that in mind, here are our Top 5 | Holiday Cottages with a hot tub…   BEUDY SOCH Beudy-Soch, 5 Star Self Catering in Abersoch. A single story barn conversion on a farm just on the outskirts of the ever-popular seaside village of Abersoch. Graded at the highest 5* rating by the welsh tourist board you can be confident that all the facilities you might need are included. But more importantly it’s a lovely cottage in a fantastic location.   GORWEL SOCH Perched on the side of a hill, you have uninterrupted views…

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The hidden coves of the Llyn Peninsula
 

The Hidden Coves Of The Llyn Peninsula

Wales is known for its beautiful beaches, but there are some hidden coves on the Llyn peninsula that are really extra special… they are a little out of the way but if you like the sound of a waterfall cascading onto the beach or sand that whistles under your feet, you might like to try and find the hidden coves of the Llyn Peninsula. PORTH IAGO | 52.851503, -4.722451 With its crystal blue waters and white sands, on a lovely sunny day, you could be mistaken for being in the med somewhere. Access is from a farm where there is parking which you will need to pay a nominal fee for. It’s good for kayaking and canoeing as well as swimming. PORTH YSGO | 52.806315, -4.660383 At the back of the beach is a 40ft waterfall that falls onto the beach – its really beautiful. At high tide, the beach itself is pebbly (good for stone…

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Snowdonia Style Adventure | Sailing

Sailing in the North Wales doesn’t get as much of the lime light as other adventure activities, but with all of our beautiful coastline and the abundance of lakes it’s a pretty good place to learn and a great activity for the whole family to get involved in. Here are our top 5 places you can learn to sail.   PLAS MENAI | CAERNARFON Located in-between Bangor and Caernarfon, Plas Menai is the National Outdoor Centre for Wales. They offer both beginner and intermediate sailing courses on the sheltered coastal waters of the Menai Strait. Under the guidance of their highly qualified instructors, all the courses are run to the guidelines of the RYA.   BALA SAILING CLUB | BALA Situated at the Bala sailing club on Llyn Tegid and surrounded by the Snowdonia mountains, this is a stunning place to learn to sail. They offer both level 1 and 2 RYA courses which take place…

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TOP 5 SNOWDONIA SEAFOOD DINING EXPERIENCES
 

Top 5 Snowdonia Seafood Dining Experiences

Being so close to the coast, we do seafood very well in Snowdonia and I’m not talking fish and chips. I’m talking about hidden gems of restaurants that offer incredible seafood in fantastic locations… here are our top 5 Snowdonia seafood dining experiences:   TWNTI SEAFOOD, PWLLHELI Based in-between Pwllheli and Abersoch, this converted barn, off the beaten track really does have a reputation for excellent seafood. It has been running for over 26 years and is a real favourite with those who know of it.   DYLANS, CRICCIETH Following on from its success in Menai Bridge, Dylans opened up their second location in the Maes-Y Mor on the beach fronton Criccieth. A fabulous environment with an extensive fish menu alongside pizza, burgers and pasta. They have a separate bar there too if you just fancy a drink overlooking the sea.   MARRAM GRASS, ANGLESEY Having received great reviews in the national press and Julia Bradbury…

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Best Beach Bar
 

Best Beach Bar in the World | Ty - Coch Inn

Some of the best places to visit are those off the beaten track and The Ty-Coch Inn in the tiny fishing village of Porthdinllaen on the Llyn Peninsula is no exception. To get there you either have to arrive by water on boat or jet ski or walk for 20 minutes down from the golf course or across from Nefyn beach….is it the best beach bar in the world? When you get to Porthdinllaen you know you are somewhere special; the village is set in a hidden cove on the beach and the Ty Coch Inn is at the heart of it all. The pub is uber relaxed and you almost feel overdressed by even wearing shoes. It’s a popular place during the summer and they cater for that; lots of outside table space and pergolas and of course the famous wall on which you can sit and enjoy the view. The food is good pub…

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Top 5 Unique Snowdonia Shopping Experiences

Mooching around the shops of small towns and villages is very much part of a holiday. For one, you have the time to enjoy a bit of leisurely retail therapy and secondly, it is a rare chance to see a high street of independent shops. In Snowdonia of course, we like to do things a little differently and that goes for our shopping experiences too; some are off the beaten track, some are treasure troves you didn’t know existed and some are, well in the cattle market….. here are our top 5 unique Snowdonia shopping experiences….   CAE DU DESIGNS | HARLECH This is one of the best treasure troves you will ever find and once you’ve been introduced, you will be back time and time again. People come here year on year to stock up on material for home furnishings. There is a lovely cafe next door to deposit your ‘other half’ giving you plenty…

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Top 5 North Wales Holiday Cottages with a Hot Tub
 

Top 5 North Wales Holiday Cottages with a Hot Tub

With our stunning views, it’s not hard to see why hot tubs are popular in this part of the world. Not just exclusive to the summer months; a winter dip when it’s freezing cold outside is just as great experience as when the sun is beaming down. The incredible landscape allows you to just lie back and relax …. and if you decide to make use of the tub at night, even better; having been recently granted dark skies status, Snowdonia at night is incredible, a sky littered with stars which will have you gazing for hours. If it’s not something you’ve experienced before, you might want to give it a go, and if you’re a veteran at hot tubs, then you might just want to know what we have on offer. Here are our top 5:   Pet Friendly Self Catering Cottage near Barmouth Bwthyn Bach is a lovely little pet friendly self catering cottage…

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Top 5
 

Cottages for New Year Celebrations

I was told the other day that there are only 6 Saturdays left until Christmas and to be quite honest I was surprised….it doesn’t seem like much time at all especially when it concequently means that there are only 7 Saturdays left in 2015. It’s time to get your thinking caps on as to what to do for New Year. If you want to avoid the craziness of town centres over New Year, but still like the idea of being with as many friends and family as possible, then you might be interested in joining together and taking out one of our cottage groups. These are sets of cottages of all different sizes that are run by the same cottage owner and are situated either next door or very close to each other. They are great cottages for New Year celebrations as they give you the opportunity to be with a large group of people whilst…

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