Things To Do In Snowdonia When It Rains....
Before we start, it’s only fair to point out that it doesn’t actually rain in Wales as much as you might think. The west coast of Snowdonia in particular, fairs better weather wise, than most of the UK. Met office statistics show that the number of ‘wet days’ during the summer months is less than in England and when comparing ‘hours of sunshine’ the western coast of wales again, tends towards the top of the UK table. But you’re right of course, this isn’t Spain, and yes it might rain. So here is our line up of things to do in Snowdonia when the weather is less than perfect… Underground Adventures Like the treasures of London during the Blitz, you might want to seek refuge in some of the slate caverns of Blaenau Ffestiniog. In 1940, on the orders of Winston Churchill, Manod Quarry was used to store all the pictures from the National and Tate…
Capel-Maethlon Special Offer
Rhian always makes sure that her guests feel welcome when they arrive at the cottage. But this August she’s gone that extra mile by organising a free breakfast for 4 at Pendre Garden Centre in Towyn during their stay. This is on top of the special offer Talyllyn Railway ticket (two free tickets for every one purchased) and her fantastic home made scones and fairy cakes. Follow the link for prices and availability: https://dioni.co.uk/capel-maethlon/
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