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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

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mountain railway, steam train
 

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

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beddgelert
 

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.

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Llanberis
 

Things to do in Llanberis

Sitting at the foot of Yr Wyddfa – Snowdon – and with two scenic lakes and an ancient woodland to explore, this beautiful mountain village is the perfect base for an adventure in North Wales. Here’s a selection of our favourite things to do in Llanberis.

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Porthmadog
 

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.

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Harlech
 

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.

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Abersoch
 

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.

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Pwllheli
 

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.

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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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yr wyddfa, snowdon
 

Top tips for hiking up Snowdon

Hiking to the summit of Wales’ highest mountain is high on the bucket list for many adventurous travellers. Here are our top tips for hiking up Snowdon!

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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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yr wyddfa, snowdon
 

Top 5 Holiday Cottages Near Yr Wyddfa / Snowdon

If you’re up for the challenge here’s a list of our Top 5 Holiday Cottages Near Yr Wyddfa / Snowdon.

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Things to do in Nefyn

Nefyn is a lovely seaside village on the north coast of Pen Llŷn, with an attractive harbour and some of the best mountains-and-coast views in the UK.

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Half Term £20 Food/ Drink Voucher Near Snowdon
 

Half Term £20 Food/ Drink Voucher Near Snowdon

The lovely owners at these properties near snowdon are giving away £20 food/drink vouchers for Half term! Book to stay at either Ysgubor-Goch or Gilfach-y-Nant for 7 nights over February half term. Valid for Ysgubor-Goch, week commencing 15th or 22nd Feb and receive a £20 voucher for Cwellyn Arms, Rhyd Ddu. And Gilfach-y-Nant from week commencing 16th or 23rd Feb and receive a £20 voucher for Caffi Gwynant, Nant Gwynant.

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Holiday Diary - Holiday Cottage near Snowdon in Rhyd Ddu

“The cottage was absolutely beautiful. It was quiet but within easy reach of amenities. The cottage is very high spec, well decorated, furnished and just felt comfortable like a home from home, and the views are absolutely spectacular. I would really highly recommend it, as a good location to North Wales with a very relaxing atmosphere.” – Cathy McAllister, Ellesmere Port. When we arrived to this cosy little holiday cottage near Snowdon, we were so surprised that this was an old quarryman’s cottage, given the clean-cut and contemporary feel to the place. Still, it didn’t lose its character with its little inglenook and log burner. Once my partner and I had set our things down and unpacked a bit, one of the first things we did was light a fire (which was enough to heat the whole house). Another favourite part of the property had to be the little stream running at the bottom of the…

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Self Catering Near Bala Lake
 

North Wales Holiday Cottages | November Deals

Here are some of my favourite North Wales Holiday Cottages. November is our quietest month of the year so if you’re thinking of getting away in the next few weeks you should be able to get a good deal on a self catering holiday. Short Breaks | North Wales Holiday Cottages Henfro – sleeps 3Arrive: Fri 16 Nov 2012 Depart: Mon 19 Nov 2012 (3 nights) A cute cottage at the foot of Snowdon in Rhyd Ddu. This old quarryman’s cottage provides a perfect getaway for people wanting to explore the wilds of Snowdonia. [Read more..]£174.00Book online Bron-Eifion – sleeps 5Arrive: Fri 16 Nov 2012 Depart: Mon 19 Nov 2012 (3 nights) Bron-Eifion is the quintessential Snowdonia cottage, sitting as it does at the foot of Snowdon, sharing the valley with the Welsh Highland Steam Railway which pushes its way up to Rhyd Ddu station nearby. [Read more..]£240.00Book online Granar-March – sleeps 63 bedrooms: 2 doubles,…

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