Secret Castle Series | Criccieth
A spectacular coastal fortress which stands proud on its own rocky headland. Criccieth Castle is a landmark historic site.
Secret Mountains Series. Yr Eifl
A mountain with three summits and stunning, far-reaching sea views. Yr Eifl on the Llyn Peninsula is a must-do mountain for your next holiday in North Wales
Dylans Voucher at Cottage On The Banks Of The River Dwyfor
Receive a £20 voucher for Dylans when you stay at this two bedroomed holiday cottage on the banks of the river Dwyfor, Criccieth.
Top 5 Holiday Cottages in Criccieth
Looking for a place to stay in a beautiful seaside village in Wales? Let us introduce you to our favourite holiday cottages in Criccieth. This beautiful little Welsh coastal village seemingly has it all: ocean rollers, mountain views and an imposing medieval castle to watch over it all. Criccieth lies at the gateway to the Llŷn Peninsula, on the shores of Cardigan Bay. On the original Victorian steam train line, it has long been a destination for families looking to get away from it all. It’s an easy-living town that has retained all of its old school charm. Think rock pooling, castle ramparts and rum and raisin ice cream (or whatever is your favourite 😊). You’ll find traditional Welsh tearooms, plenty of great places to eat out, independent shops and some wonderfully browsable galleries and antiques. There’s even a traditional Welsh clog maker who still has his workshop in the town. Our holiday cottages in Criccieth…
Dylans Restaurant Voucher at Luxury Holiday Cottage with Sea Views in Criccieth
Stay at this luxury holiday cottage with sea views in Criccieth and the lovely owner Non will be treating you with a £40 voucher for Dylans! Stabal Edneyfed sleeps 6, is pet friendly and is perfectly situated for exploring this beautiful part of North Wales!
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.
Dylans Restaurant Voucher at Rural Holiday Retreat
The owners at this beautiful bright and spacious, rural holiday retreat are offering guests a £20 voucher for Dylans!
Homemade Cake and Prosecco at 16th Century Character Holiday Cottage
The owner of this picturesque, 16th Century, character holiday cottage near Criccieth is offering all guests staying in July a delicious homemade cake and a bottle of prosecco!
Secret Mountains Series | Moel Ysgyfarnogod
Step into the wild heart of Snowdonia to explore this hidden gem. Off the beaten track, and a great alternative to Snowdon & the busier peaks of North Wales.
A Beginners Guide to Fishing in North Wales
Fishing is making a come back it would seem. The idyllic image of spending the afternoon with your family (sans mobile of course) in nature catching a fish or two which you would then cook on a campfire that you created from the kindling and firewood you found in the nearby forest.
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.
Homemade Cake and a Bottle of Wine | Derwin
When staying at for a week throughout September you will receive a lovely homemade cake and a bottle of wine from the owner as a little holiday treat!
Things To Do In Porthmadog
Porthmadog is a bustling harbor town with access to Black Rocks beach only 5 minutes drive away. It is a great location point for exploring the Llyn Peninsula as well as the more mountainous regions in land. A great selection of cafes and restaurants are situated on the high street along with gift shops.
10% DISCOUNT AT MAMWS INTERIORS
Mamws Interiors are a Criccieth based homeware brand. Having worked with local artists to design their fabrics, they have some wonderful products including bespoke lampshades, mugs, cushions, aprons and the best smelling candles around. From now until Christmas Eve, Mamws Interiors are offering 10% discount to Dioni Customers, just simply put in Dioni10 at checkout!
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,…
2 for 1 At Dragon Raiders
For August and September 2017, Dragon Raiders are offering Dioni customers 2 for 1 on paintballing. Simply take a copy of your Dioni booking confirmation with you when you go to claim the offer.
NEW DIONI HOLIDAY COTTAGES
We have had some great new holiday cottages joining the Dioni family recently. A real mix on offer from smaller cottages next to the beach to larger properties with tennis courts and sleeping upto 21. Beautiful conversions set in great locations with fantastic views. Incase you missed them, here is a run down of the the new Dioni holiday cottages… LUXURY GROUP ACCOMMODATION WITH SEA VIEWS | GWENLLIAN SLEEPS 21 | WIFI | NEAR BEACH | NEAR PUB | PET FRIENDLY A truly unique holiday cottage providing luxury group accommodation with sea views on the outskirts of Criccieth. This former boutique hotel has been converted into a spectacular self catering property. Beautiful living rooms, ten gorgeous bedrooms, manicured lawns and a private tennis court will ensure a memorable holiday for you and your friends. LARGE HOLIDAY COTTAGE WITH FANTASTIC SEA VIEWS | GWASTADCOED-UCHAF SLEEPS 12 | WIFI | NEAR BEACH | NEAR PUB |…
Top 5 | Things To Do With Children Of All Ages In Snowdonia
One of the challenges of planning a trip with children that range in age is finding things that keep everyone happy and interested. With this in mind, here are my Top 5 | Things To Do With Children Of All Ages In Snowdonia: WALKING Climbing Snowdon or Cadr Idris are my personal favorites, the sense of achievement is second to none and the views are incredible. If you have much smaller ones in tow, the walks around Swallow Falls and upto Fairy Glen in Betws-Y-Coed are fantastic. ADVENTURE The Fforest Coaster is the most recent attraction under the Zip World umbrella that has recently opened to great response. Zip World has lots on offer, covering all ages; they really do provide something unique. ELECTRIC MOUNTAIN From an educational point of view, Electric Mountain is one of a kind. It is a hydroelectric power plant built inside a mountain; the tours of its history…
A DAY IN CRICCIETH... WITH MY PARENTS
My parents are staying for the week and Sunday bought us a beautiful day; blue skies and turquoise sea, it was so clear we could see Criccieth from my sitting room window. As it had been 50 years since they last went there, I decided to spend a day in Criccieth… With my parents! With a little bit of planning, there is plenty to keep you occupied in Criciceth for an afternoon and if it’s one of those hot beach days, then a full day and evening would certainly be on the cards. We parked on the prom where it is £1 for 4 hours; this is perfect as it is in easy walking distance to the beach and cafes. We got there for lunch and as it was such a lovely day, we opted for the Swn Y Mor (Sound of The Sea) Cafe; lots of outside seating, sea views and a good selection of…
SNOWDONIA INFORMATION PACK | CRICCIETH
Criccieth is known as “The Pearl Of Wales On The Shores Of Snowdonia”. Set around the castle, it’s a small town with beautiful beaches. Lots of walking and cycling paths allow you to fully immerse yourself in the Welsh countryside while Porthmadog and Pwllheli are just down the road. Here is our Snowdonia Information Pack | Criccieth