Getting Fit Snowdonia Style


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…

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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…

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Cyclists looking down over Barmouth and the Mawddach Estuary

Things to do in Barmouth

[youtube][/youtube] I asked our friend Serena, a 19yr student from Barmouth, to write an article entitled ‘Things to do in Barmouth’. This is what she had to say. I live in Barmouth, North Wales. Love traveling, baking and Disney. I’m off to Uni in September.’ Here are my thoughts on the top things to do in the Barmouth. Serena Ice Cream Knickerbockers Ice Cream parlour is my favourite place to go to for a sweet fix in Barmouth. Classic flavours are available but there are also more adventurous choices like ‘bubblegum’ and ‘amaretto & black cherry’. My favourite is the lemon curd, irresistibly scrummy. Beach We are spoilt for choice for beaches in this area. Barmouth beach is possibly one of the nicest around however. The beach holds the coveted Blue Flag award for cleanliness.,Abermaw Fishing The most popular spots around Barmouth for fishing are the harbour at high tide and the railway bridge…

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