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Festive Hamper at Stunning Welsh Farmhouse with Hot Tub
 

Festive Hamper at Stunning Welsh Farmhouse with Hot Tub

Stay at this stunning Welsh farmhouse with hot tub, from now until the end of 2021 and receive this gorgeous festive hamper! Rhiwgoch has mountain views, a steam train running through the garden and a hot tub, settle down in front of the fire and tuck into your festive hamper…

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Explore Snowdonia’s outstanding mountain scenery by heritage railway
 

Explore Snowdonia’s outstanding mountain scenery by heritage railway

Explore Snowdonia’s outstanding mountain scenery by heritage railway. Steam trains and stunning landscape views are a match made in heaven

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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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THINGS TO DO WHEN IT RAINS IN SNOWDONIA
 

Things to do when it rains in Snowdonia

Never let the rain put you off having an adventure in Snowdonia. There is lots to do and so much to see even when the wet weather comes to visit. Here are our favourites things to do when it rains in Snowdonia…

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Holiday activities in North Wales – our top 5 family adventures
 

Holiday activities in North Wales – our top 5 family adventures

Are you looking for some family-friendly adventures for your next holiday in North Wales? These come highly recommended.

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Snowdonia Experiences To Make you Happy This Christmas
 

Snowdonia Experiences To Make you Happy This Christmas

Lots of people prefer experiences and travel over material things; a trend on the rise. Snowdonia experiences to make you happy this Christmas.

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10% Discount On The Ffestiniog Railway
 

10% Discount On The Ffestiniog Railway

When booking to stay at TY-GWYN in Borth Y Gest during 2018, guests are eligible to a 10% discount on the Ffestiniog Railway

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10 THINGS TO DO THIS HALF TERM IN NORTH WALES

If you are coming to Snowdonia for February half term, we have lots of great things on offer for all age groups. To give you a bit of inspiration, here are 10 things to do this half term:   GO BELOW Go below is the ultimate underground experience. It’s a journey through the Snowdonia mountains where you zip line through caverns, climb vertical shafts, boat across an underground lake, traverse over an abyss, scale a waterfall and abseil down to the deepest point in the UK.   ZIP WORLD Fforest Coaster (an alpine coaster that runs through the forest at exhilarating speeds) opened last year to a great response at the Zip World Betws-Y-Coed location. A total of 5 activities are located here including Zip Safari (a series of 23 zip lines through the trees), Plummet (jump from a 100ft tower), Skyride (Europe’s highest 5 seater swing), Treetop Nets (nets suspended in trees 60ft above 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.

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All I Want For Christmas Is A Snowdonia Adventure
 

TOP 5 | THINGS TO DO ON A RAINY DAY IN SNOWDONIA

Never let the rain stop you in Snowdonia. It’s part of the furniture and there are lots of things to do even when it pours down. So if the rain decides to visit when you are staying, here are the top 5 | things to do on a rainy day in Snowdonia.   1 – WATER SPORTS It’s wet anyway so take advantage of all the watersports we have on offer. From canyoning, gorge walking, white water rafting, canoeing, kayaking and Sup’ing, it’s all available on the many stunning lakes in the area. Snowdonia Adventure Activities, Adrenalin Addicts and Bala Watersports are some of the providers. Surf Snowdonia should also be on your to-do list in the rain.   2 – STEAM TRAINS The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highlands is a steam train that runs from Caernarfon to Blaenau Ffestiniog over the Snowdonia mountains and around the lakes. Expect stunning scenery in what is a spectacular trip. There…

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Ffestiniog Railway
 

10% Discount At The Welsh Highlands and Ffestiniog Railway

Anyone staying at TY-GWYN during 2017 are eligible to a 10% discount off any bookings with the FFESTINIOG AND WELSH HIGHLAND RAILWAY. THREE BEDROOM HOLIDAY COTTAGE IN BORTH Y GEST | TY-GWYN This three bedroom holiday cottage in Borth Y Gest is the perfect location for anyone looking for that traditional seaside holiday destination. Walking distance to the harbour and cafes, some lovely sandy beaches and only a short drive away from the majestic mountains of Snowdonia.

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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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Talyllyn Railway | Victorian Narrow Gauge Steam Train Experience

This is a ‘must do’ steam train event if you’re staying in one of our holiday cottages in North Wales this September. The Victorian Narrow Gauge Steam Train Experience at Talyllyn Railway is a fantastic family day out. Every thursday in September, guests are given a quick informative tour of this handsome and original locomotive before climbing on-board the victorian carriages for a journey up the beautiful Fathew Valley. The train stops along the way for guest to disembark, take photographs, enjoy a short forest walk and have some lunch. (Bring a picnic.). On returning home to Tal Y Llyn station passengers are treated to a victorian cream tee before been invited on a conducted tour of the Narrow Gauge Railway Museum. Advanced booking is recommended so click the link below for all the contact details. http://www.talyllyn.co.uk/victorian-train

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