Golden Days in North Wales
It’s that time of year again. Our forests and woodlands are putting on their Sunday best for one last dance before winter
Things to do in Beddgelert
Beddgelert is a gorgeous mountain village towards the west of the Eryri (Snowdonia) National Park. At the confluence of the Afon Colwyn and the Afon Glaslyn, it is surrounded by dramatic landscapes. Here’s a selection of our favourite things to do in Beddgelert.
The North Wales villages that were made for winter
The villages that were made for winter: our favourite North Wales places to explore when the temperatures start to drop
Things to do in Betws-Y-Coed
The beautiful mountain village of Betws y Coed is the gateway to the mountains, forests and lakes of the Snowdonia National Park. Here’s a selection of our favourite things to do in Betws y Coed.
Things to do in Conwy
Ah Conwy, you absolute beauty. We will never fail to feel just a little bit star-struck by your rock-solid magnificence. Here’s a selection of our favourite things to do in Conwy.
Bucket List Adventures in North Wales
Fancy a bucket list adventure in 2022? No more procrastinating! Get inspired, get booked, and start the year with something amazing to look forward to
A Quick Guide to the Landscapes of Snowdonia
There are few places on earth as stunningly diverse and beautiful as Snowdonia. Check out our guide to some of the landscapes we love most
Our Top 7 Picnic Spots in North Wales
Lockdown has turned thousands of us into avid bird watchers. Are you one of them? Here are some of our favourite places in North Wales to watch birds.
Snowdonia’s landscapes and the artists it has inspired
There are few places on earth as stunningly diverse and beautiful as Snowdonia. Here are some of our favourite artists who this region has inspired
Secret Mountains Series. Tryfan
Where hiking meets proper mountaineering and an Everest connection. Tryfan is one of the great peaks of North Wales.
Secret Castle series. Dolwyddelan.
A stone fortress built by Prince Llywelyn the Great. Dolwyddelan Castle is as Welsh as the rugged Snowdonia mountains that surround it.
Kick Off New Year By Signing Up To A Snowdonia Fitness Challenge
Kick off the new year by signing up to a Snowdonia fitness challenge – it gets you focused and routine training will help get you to the end of dry January!
Dog-friendly activities for your next holiday in North Wales
Looking for some dog-friendly activities for your next holiday in North Wales? These are some of our dog’s favourites.
Mother’s Day Snowdonia Style
We love to spoil our mums on Mother’s Day. A day to thank her.. and to butter her up for some babysitting! Here’s our guide to Mother’s Day Snowdonia Style.
Welsh Cakes and Bara Brith at Working Hill Farm Cottages
Stay at Hafod-y-Coed, Stabal-y-Coed or Ysgubor-y-Coed in February, March or April 2019 and you will have some delicious Welsh Cakes and a Bara Brith waiting for you!
20% Discount at Cefn Rhyd
Book to stay at this 2 bedroom, Welsh country cottage Cefn Rhyd between now and Christmas for a minimum of 3 nights and receive a fantastic 20% discount!
Free Breakfast Hamper | Ysgubor-y-Coed
Ysgubor-y-Coed is a traditional farm holiday cottage near Betws-y-Coed in Snowdonia, North Wales. This beautifully presented cottage is the ideal getaway for couples or families
TOP 5 RIVERS TO EXPLORE IN NORTH WALES
Here in North Wales our mountains and lakes are known throughout the world but it is the rivers that might be new to many. To give you an idea of what’s on offer, here are the Top 5 Rivers To Explore In North Wales… AFON GLASLYN The Glaslyn river flows through the village of Beddgelert, one of the most beautiful villages in Snowdonia. The walk along the river is truly stunning, taking you past Gelerts Grave and into the village itself where you will find traditional craft shops, cafes and of course the famous Glaslyn Ices where they offer some of the best ice-cream in Snowdonia. A mile south of Beddgelert in Nantmor is the Aberglaslyn Pass, a narrow gorge in the river known for its outstanding beauty. AFON TYWERWYN The National Whitewater Centre is based on the River Tywerwyn. As the rapids are damn controlled, you can be ensured of having consistent water…
10 THINGS TO DO THIS HALF TERM IN NORTH WALES
If you are coming to Snowdonia for February half term, we have lots of great things on offer for all age groups. To give you a bit of inspiration, here are 10 things to do this half term: GO BELOW Go below is the ultimate underground experience. It’s a journey through the Snowdonia mountains where you zip line through caverns, climb vertical shafts, boat across an underground lake, traverse over an abyss, scale a waterfall and abseil down to the deepest point in the UK. ZIP WORLD Fforest Coaster (an alpine coaster that runs through the forest at exhilarating speeds) opened last year to a great response at the Zip World Betws-Y-Coed location. A total of 5 activities are located here including Zip Safari (a series of 23 zip lines through the trees), Plummet (jump from a 100ft tower), Skyride (Europe’s highest 5 seater swing), Treetop Nets (nets suspended in trees 60ft above the…
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;…