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Things to do in Criccieth
 

Things To Do 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 Pen Llŷn / the Llŷn Peninsula, on the shores of Cardigan Bay. Here’s a selection of our favourite things to do in Criccieth.

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Things to do in Betws y Coed
 

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.

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Things to do in Caernarfon
 

Things To Do In Caernarfon

Caernarfon is one of the must-see towns of North Wales. Home to the nation’s most magnificent fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the best-preserved medieval castles on the planet, it is perfect for exploring on foot, with its 13th century walls, cobbled streets, and Georgian architecture. Here’s a selection of our favourite things to do in Caernarfon.

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Autumn Activities in North Wales
 

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

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Kick Off New Year By Signing Up To A Snowdonia Fitness Challenge.
 

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!

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Rhiwgoch – a holiday cottage where you can really let off steam
 

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

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Portmeirion voucher at Grade II_ Listed Farmhouse on the Llyn Peninsula
 

Portmeirion voucher at Grade II* Listed Farmhouse on the Llyn Peninsula

Stay at the stunning Grade II* Listed Farmhouse on the Llyn Peninsula in December and receive a voucher for the famous Portmeirion!

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10 apps to have on your phone before visiting North Wales
 

A day out at Portmeirion – the perfect day trip in North Wales

A day out at Portmeirion – the perfect day trip in North Wales. Portmeirion is a much-loved Italianate-style fantasy village near Porthmadog, North Wales.

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Shop local for Christmas in Snowdonia
 

Shop Local For Christmas In Snowdonia

Shop local is a subject close to our hearts. We have lots of fantastic local shops and incredible brands to offer. Here is our guide to shop local for Christmas in Snowdonia …

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Famous Authors Inspired by North Wales
 

Exploring Cymru – take a road trip on the Wales Way

Exploring Cymru – take a road trip on the Wales Way to discover magnificent landscapes, friendly locals and some surprising hidden gems.

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The Year Of Discovery 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.

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Mothers Day Snowdonia Style
 

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.

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Down Time in Snowdonia
 

Down Time in Snowdonia

Downtime in Snowdonia. Here are some different ways and new practises that will help you relax and recharge your batteries in beautiful Snowdonia.

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Things To Do In Harlech
 

Things to do in Harlech

Harlech is a small town along the west coast of North Wales on Cardigan Bay. Its castle, set up high on the rock is the focal point of the town from which there is a small selection of cafes and restaurants. Beautiful sandy beaches, mountains and waterfalls are all within a short drive away. It is a picture perfect place to visit with a variety of activities to do on the doorstep.

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Things To Do In Abersoch 2018
 

Things To Do In Abersoch

Abersoch, situated on the Llyn Peninsula offers great beaches, internationally recognised sailing waters and good surfing. Shops, restaurants, bars and cafes are all plentiful and easily accessible in town.

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Nadolig Llawen / Merry Christmas!
 

CHRISTMAS MARKETS 2017 | NORTH WALES

There is nothing like a good Christmas market to get you into the swing of things for the festive season. Showcasing local arts and crafts they are always great places to pick up some out of the ordinary Christmas presents whilst sipping one or two mulled wines and eating mince pies! Here are the Christmas Markets 2017 not to be missed…   LLANDUDNO CHRISTMAS FAYRE 16 – 19 NOVEMBER 2017 Heralded as the ‘Queen of Welsh resorts’ Llandudno is the biggest Christmas market with over 165 stalls lining the town centre. It’s a Dickensian themed market which adds to the charm of the event and this year the World Bara Brith Championships will be held here!   PORTMIERION FOOD AND CRAFT FAIR 1 – 3 DECEMBER 2017 My personal favourite, set in the stunning Italianate village. Portmeirion hosts a range of exhibitors specialising in local produce, music and cooking demonstrations that will inspire your Christmas feast.…

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Things To Do In Beddgelert
 

Things To Do In Beddgelert

Beddgelert is Snowdonia’s loveliest village. A place of legend yet rich with adventure, it is small and friendly with a handful of shops, arts and crafts, restaurants, traditional pubs and a fabulous ice cream shop! Here’s a short summary of things to do in Beddgelert, one in our series of Snowdonia Information Packs. https://youtu.be/GEU-00qQKQM   ACTIVITIES Gelerts Grave The grave site of Llewelyn The Great’s faithful hound who was slain in a case of mistaken identity… he is the namesake of the village and to find out the full story, you may want to take a little wander up there. Snowdonia Advenrture Activities offer gorge walking, canyoning, kayaking, climbing, mountain biking and going underground. Sygun Copper Mine Ever fancied panning for fools gold? A unique experience of seeing how a Victorian copper mine used to work where a series of tunnels take you through the mine with magnificent caves and stalactites. Ty Isaf is the oldest…

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TOP 5 CREAM TEAS IN SNOWDONIA
 

TOP 5 CREAM TEAS IN SNOWDONIA

Personally, I think a cream tea in Snowdonia tastes the best for the simple reason, one tends to enjoy them off the back of a long walk or day in the mountains climbing, cycling… you’ve ‘earned it’ and we all know how much better things taste when you’ve earned them! Here are our top 5 cream teas in Snowdonia with a couple of posh ones thrown in for those who simply want a treat… LLEW GLAS CAFE HARLECH This is one of the friendliest places you will go for afternoon tea. Everything is homemade and the scones with jam and cream have certainly earned themselves a reputation as has the cafe which is listed at no 2 in Snowdonia. Sultana and cherry scones are the standard all year round flavours, but the summer sees the likes of the lemon drizzle scone return while the Christmas scone makes an appearance in December. Cream Tea starts from £4.60pp.…

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Criccieth beach and castle
 

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

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Christmas Markets In North Wales
 

Christmas Markets In North Wales | 2016

It’s hard to believe that we are only 6 weekends away from Christmas making it time to start putting things in the diary. In my experience, there is nothing better than a Christmas Market to get you into the spirit of things – with all that great food, mulled wine, local crafts and music, you cannot fail to get into the festive swing. Here are my Top Christmas Markets in North Wales | 2016:   LLANDUDNO CHRISTMAS FAYRE 17TH – 20TH NOVEMBER With 165 stalls, this is one of the bigger markets . A Dickensian theme runs throughout the 4-day event held in this quintessential Victorian seaside town. Lots of local crafts, food and drink.   ABERSOCH CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL 25th – 26th NOVEMBER This fair takes place throughout the village of Abersoch and has become quite a big event in the calendar. A very family orientated weekend makes this a really great event.   PORTMEIRION FOOD…

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