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 Dolgellau
With more than 200 listed buildings and a beautiful Snowdonia backdrop, Dolgellau is a handsome market town which has plenty going on all year round. It’s the perfect place to soak up a bit of local culture along with those soaring mountain landscapes. Here’s a selection of our favourite things to do in Dolgellau.
Things to do in Porthmadog
A popular harbour town on Snowdonia’s west coast, Porthmadog is a great location for all ages and holiday preferences – there are just so many great things to do both in the town and on the doorstep. Here’s a selection of our favourite things to do in Porthmadog.
Things to do in Harlech
Harlech is a charming historic Welsh coastal town on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales. It is a place of guts, quirk, and rather epic, timeless beauty. Sitting proud on a hillside looking out to sea, Harlech is flanked by the majestic mountains of Snowdonia to the east, with Cardigan Bay and the Irish Sea to the west. Here’s a selection of our favourite things to do in Harlech.
Things to do in Abersoch
You’ll find the village of Abersoch on the southeast-facing side of beautiful Pen Llŷn. Originally a small fishing port, it’s at the mouth of the River Soch. Here’s a selection of our favourite things to do in Abersoch.
Things to do in Pwllheli
The unofficial ‘capital’ of Pen Llŷn, Pwllheli is a lovely seaside resort with a large marina and sailing community, and some great sandy beaches. Here’s a selection of our favourite things to do in Pwllheli.
Things to do in Bala
Surrounded by mountains, rich in culture, and within easy reach of many of the region’s most popular attractions, beautiful Bala is famously home to Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake), the largest natural lake in Wales. Sandwiched between Snowdonia and the Berwyn mountains, the town is watched over by its own mini-massif: the Arenig mountains. Here’s a selection of our favourite things to do in Bala.
Autumn Activities in North Wales
With the summer months behind us, now is the time to look forward to sunny autumn mornings, beautiful forest walks, and snuggling up
Secret Mountains Series. Rhobell Fawr
Step away from the crowds. Rhobell Fawr, the rarely visited summit between Bala and Dolgellau rewards with peace, solitude and some of the finest views in Wales
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.
Bubbles, Mince Pies and Welsh Cheese at Remote Mountain Holiday Cottage
Stay at this beautiful holiday cottage set in a remote mountain location over Christmas or New Year and enjoy some festive goodies!
What To Do In Southern Snowdonia
Southern Snowdonia has some real hidden gems which can sometimes be overlooked. Here is our guide on what to do in Southern Snowdonia.
Easter Holidays 2019 | North Wales
There is lots happening during the Easter Holidays 2019 | North Wales and here is a run down of all our favourite things to do.
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.
Best Family Cycling Routes In Snowdonia
North Wales has lots of traffic free, flat cycling routes. Through forests, around lakes and along rivers, we have it all. Best family cycling routes in Snowdonia.
The Most Beautiful North Wales Forests To Explore This Autumn
All shades of red, gold and green await you during the autumn months in North Wales forests. It’s a beautiful time of year to book a holiday getaway!
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…
GETTING FIT SNOWDONIA STYLE 2018
So 2018 is here and no doubt the subject of a fitness challenge has come up on more than one occasion over the last few days! Snowdonia is home to some of the best organised marathons, triathlons, swims and walks, giving a very varied offer ensuring that there is something for everyone. To give you some inspiration, here are our top 10 challenges to help with getting fit Snowdonia style… ANGLESEY HALF MARATHON 4th March Moving away from the epic mountainous runs that the area is known for, the Anglesey Half Marathon is a ‘quick’ run with an undulating course starting from the Menai Suspension bridge. With the stunning Snowdonia mountain range to look at while you run around Anglesey, it is said to be a great course to do in order to get you run ready for a full marathon. WAVES, MUD AND MOUNTAINS 24th March Following a successful first year, Surf Snowdonia’s…
TOP 10 | THINGS TO DO THIS HALF TERM IN NORTH WALES
October half term is nearly upon us and to make sure you get the most out of your Snowdonia stay, here is a break down of the Top 10 | Things To Do This Half Term in North Wales…. both paid for and free!!! 1 | WALK UP A MOUNTAIN This is absolutely something you should encourage your children to do. It is a unique experience to North Wales and gives them such a sense of achievement once they have done it. Depending on the ages and abilities in your party will determine which peak you decide to go for, but it’s safe to say there is something for everyone! 2 | FFOREST COASTER Zipworld has taken North Wales by storm and now they have a total of 9 adventure activities across 3 different locations around the area. The latest, Fforest Coaster is what I would recommend; a roller coaster in the woods no…
Top 5 | Holiday Cottages For Cycling
There are plenty of cycling opportunities in North Wales, catering for all ages and abilities. From mountain biking trails, downhill trails and designated cycling paths, there is lots on offer and some of our cottages are really well located to enjoy these places. Here are our Top 5 | Holiday Cottages For Cycling. HOLIDAY COTTAGE ACCOMMODATION NEAR ZIP WORLD | Y-GELLI NR: LON LAS OGWEN CYCLE PATH | BANGOR TO LAKE OGWEN Ysgubor y Gelli is a one bedroom holiday cottage accommodation near Snowdonia and 1 mile from the now famous Zip World. Located in a quiet village but within easy access to nearby mountains, coast, towns, attractions, and activities. HOLIDAY COTTAGE IN COED Y BRENIN FOREST, NORTH WALES | MAES-Y-COED NR COED Y BRENIN | DOLGELLAU This wonderful Holiday cottage in Coed Y Brenin Forest, North Wales sits in a small clearing and is totally unique! The original brick built cottage has been…