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Top 5 Holiday Cottages in 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…

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Things To Do In Harlech
 

Top 5 Holiday Cottages in Harlech

Looking for a holiday destination that’s packed full of Welsh heritage and character? Take a look at some of our favourite holiday cottages in Harlech.

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Self Catering Barn Conversion on a Working Snowdonia Farm
 

Top 5 Holiday Cottages in Barmouth

The magical Mawddach estuary, beautiful Blue Flag beach & a soaring Snowdonia backdrop. It’s all on the doorstep of these fab holiday cottages in Barmouth.

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Top 5 Holiday Cottages Near The Beach in North Wales
 

Top 5 Holiday Cottage Near The Beach

Looking for a blissful holiday cottage near the beach in North Wales? Allow us to introduce you to our top five coastal getaways.

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Fancy a slice of cake
 

Fancy A Slice Of Cake.......

I’ve managed to prise a couple of the recipes from them to share with you here. This wasn’t as easy believe you me, there are of course village cake making competitions to consider.

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Top 5 Large Holiday Cottages in North Wales
 

Top 5 Large Holiday Cottages in North Wales

Looking for accommodation to suit a group of friends of family? We’d like to introduce you to some of our best large holiday cottages in North Wales.

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Romantic One Bedroom Cottage In Dolgellau
 

Things To Do In Dolgellau

Dolgellau is a beautiful market town based in the south of Snowdonia. Set at the foot of Cadr Idris, its natural landscape makes it a perfect place to enjoy the many outdoor activities available.

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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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BEST WALKS IN SNOWDONIA NORTH WALES FOR BEGINNERS
 

Best Walks in Snowdonia North Wales for Beginners

The walking opportunities in Snowdonia are plentiful – but it can be hard to choose. Here are Dioni’s best walks in Snowdonia North Wales for beginners.

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Secret Beaches In North Wales
 

Secret Beaches In North Wales

North Wales is a haven for some truly stunning beaches, some of which are hard to come by. Here are our favourite secret beaches in North Wales.

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15% Discount At Ymwlch-Fawr

Ymwlch-Fawr is a three-bedroom Georgian country house on the western edge of the Snowdonia National Park.

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Top 5 Holiday Cottages Near Snowdon North Wales
 

Top 5 Holiday Cottages Near Snowdon North Wales

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

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Where To Go For A Romantic Weekend In Snowdonia

Valentines Day is on the horizon and if you are thinking about where to go for a romantic weekend in Snowdonia, you are spoilt for choice with all the things you can do here. To help you whittle it down, here are some ideas of what you can do and where to stay to make your holiday a memorable one…   A BIT OF ADVENTURE? SELF CATERING BARN CONVERSION IN THE CONWY VALLEY | CONWY-BARN If your significant other likes a bit of adrenalin-fuelled adventure, then a visit to Zip World Velocity or Surf Snowdonia might be on your list of things to do. Conwy Barn is perfectly situated for an adventure weekend with the mountains in the background and lots on your doorstep to to have a weekend to remember.     A HOT TUB WITH A VIEW? WOOD BURNING HOT TUB AT MELIN BYRDIR A wood-burning hot tub with uninterrupted views out over the…

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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. https://youtu.be/FaCpnpe3KFk   ACTIVITIES The Abersoch golf course was designed by Harry Varden and opened in 1908. It is a links and parkland course with stunning views. It has recently been placed 17th best golf course in Wales and has been voted the friendliest!Glasfryn Parc Wakeboarding, karting and quad biking are all on offer as well as bowling, fishing and archery for those who are looking for something a little less intense. Come rain or shine, there is something for each member of the family here.Segway Tours is Probably not the most obvious of activities, but this is off road no less! If you’re not looking for the off road adventure you can always have a more leisurely cruise around the 30 acres of beautiful forest. Based at…

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2 for 1 At Dragon Raiders
 

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.

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Bacon Bap for Breakfast
 

Free Bacon and Eggs At Ty-Newydd Near Bala

For those booking to stay at Ty-Newydd in Bala in September and October 2017 will be greeted with 1/2 a dozen rashers of bacon from Bala’s award winning butchers T J Roberts and 1/2 a dozen free range eggs straight from the farm!   ROMANTIC ONE BEDROOM HOLIDAY COTTAGE IN BALA NORTH WALES | TY-NEWYDD Ty Newydd is a romantic one bedroom holiday cottage in Bala North Wales. This simple yet elegant cottage provides self catering holiday accommodation for up to two people in a beautifully tranquil location.

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Slate fence in Cwmorthin Near Blaenau
 

EXPLORING THE SLATE INDUSTRY IN NORTH WALES

Stretching back as far as the Roman times, slate mining has been a core part of the region for so many years. Its hey day saw a workforce of 17000 working the quarries and mines and the biggest mine in the world was located here in Blaenau Ffestiniog. Along with great anecdotes of The National Gallery in London re-locating all of its 2000 works of art to the mines during WW11 for protection, the history of these places is fascintaing. If exploring the slate industry in North Wales is something of interest, then you’ll want to visit these places: THE NATIONAL SLATE MUSEUM | LLANBERIS The most notible place to visit when it comes to the slate industry. Set in the original quarry workshops, the museum re-creates the slate industry showing how the community lived and worked; ‘…it is as though the quarrymen and engineers put down their tools and left the courtyard for home just…

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Welsh coastal path on the Llyn Peninsula
 

WALKING THE WALES COAST PATH

The Wales Coast Path is 870 miles in length, running from Chepstow in South Wales to Queensferry in the North. It is split into 8 geographical sections that run along the entire coastline, passing through areas of national importance and outstanding natural beauty. If you are not up for doing the whole 870 miles, there are some beautiful sections on the Llyn Peninsula and down towards Barmouth and Fairborne, taking you through small fishing villages, along estuaries and miles of sandy beaches… NEFYN TO PORTH DINLLAEN4.5km / 2.75 miles From the rocky promontory of Porth Dinllaen you can admire views to the east and west along the Llŷn Peninsula’s northern coast. You have a good chance of seeing seals close to shore. PORTH OER (WHISTLING SANDS) TO ABERDARON15km / 9.25miles As you walk toward Aberdaron you will see Bardsey Island, once a destination for pilgrims. According to legend three visits to Bardsey was equivalent to one…

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Romantic one bedroom barn conversion
 

SUMMER OFFERS AT BYRDIR

SLEEPS 2 | FARM STAY | WIFI | NR BEACH | NR PUB This luxury one bedroom studio cottage on a working farm combines comfortable accommodation with the rural charm of country life. A private patio and lawn has uninterrupted views across the farm down towards the sea.

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In Search of Coffee | The Best Driving Road In The UK

Driving through Snowdonia is part of the adventure. The views and landscape are so awe inspiring and you really can just loose yourself in the wilderness. There are, as you can imagine some routes that are more spectacular than others. The drive from Dolgellau to Aberdovey through Bro-Dysyni, past Tal Y Llyn is just one of those. Here is a birds eye view of what to expect… simply stunning and said to be the best driving road in the UK.     https://youtu.be/xmxfmki7x2A

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