Holiday cottages near steam trains
Full steam ahead! We know that many of our visitors are drawn to the highly evocative experience of exploring our landscapes by heritage railway
Wild Isles in North Wales
The British Isles is home to some of the most diverse landscapes on Earth. Channel your inner Attenborough and explore the rainforests of North Wales
Here’s our pick of North Wales’ most scenic golf courses
Crazy for golf? Here’s our pick of some of North Wales’ most scenic courses
Explore Eryri’s outstanding mountain scenery by heritage railway
Explore Eryri’s outstanding mountain scenery by heritage railway. Steam trains and stunning landscape views are a match made in heaven
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.
Our favourite real ale pubs in North Wales
Where is your favourite real ale pub in North Wales? Finding a great pint can be a serious – and tasty – endeavour
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.
Exploring North Wales on the Cambrian Coast Railway
North Wales is proper train country, where chugging along and taking in epic landscapes weaves a bit of magic into your soul
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.
10% Discount off July stays at Seaside Cottage
Book to stay at this seaside cottage in July and you will receive 10% discount! Ty-Gwyn is situated in the cute little village of Borth-Y-Gest, just minutes drive from the bustling town of Porthmadog.
Pizza Voucher for Siop y Garreg at Traditional Country Cottage
Now this is a great foodie offer for one of our favourite places. A pizza voucher for Siop y Garreg, an amazing shop and cafe that make the best pizzas!!
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
Exploring the rainforests of Snowdonia
How about exploring a lush rainforest on your next holiday? Head to the wilds of North Wales and the rainforests of Snowdonia…
Rhiwgoch – a holiday cottage where you can really let off steam
This handsome Snowdonia farmhouse comes with big mountain views and a steam train running through the garden. It could only be in North Wales
The Year Of Discovery North Wales
2019 is the Year Of Discovery for Wales. Following on from the Years of Adventure, Legend and Sea, this year is the year to make your own discovery in Wales.
Secret Mountains Series. Cnicht
Take on Cnicht – aka the Welsh Matterhorn – for breathtaking mountain scenery and one of Snowdonia’s best 360-degree summit panoramas
10% Discount At Ty-Gwyn
The owners of Ty-Gywn are offering guests a 10% discount on 7 nights or more in Sept or Oct if booked before the end of June.
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…
SHOP LOCAL FOR CHRISTMAS SNOWDONIA STYLE...
Supporting local businesses is always high up on my list of priorities and you might be surprised by how much ‘local sparkle’ you can add to your Christmas offering. To give you a nudge in the right direction, here is our low down on how to shop local for Christmas Snowdonia style… EXPERIENCES Gifting someone an experience is great – the long lasting memories and serotonin high that comes with these far out weigh the quick dopamine rush from unwrapping a ‘material’ object. There is alot on offer in Snowdonia, so here are 5 of the best: ZIP WORLDZip World offer 8 different types of activities from the longest zip line in the world, underground trampolines and a roller coaster in the forest. A great range of prices and something for all the family. MORE INFO SURF SNOWDONIA Surf Snowdonia is perfect for any budding surfing enthusiasts or those pro’s who want to see what the…
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…