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
Afternoon tea at historic Hendre hall by the sea
Enjoy a complimentary afternoon tea at historic Hendre hall by the sea in Llwyngwril for 2, for bookings in September of October at Brynhoreb. Stay at this quirky chapel conversion near Tywyn this Autumn and receive this lovely treat from the owner Sarah!
5 Waterfalls you need to visit in North Wales
There are so many majestic waterfalls in North Wales and here are five of our favourite North Wales waterfalls for an exciting and adventurous day out.
Secret Castle series. Castell y Bere.
It was built by Prince Llywelyn at the start of the 13th century. Eight hundred years on, its remains sit strong and proud under the gaze of Cadair Idris.
What To Do with a Moody Teenager This Summer In Snowdonia
Anyone with teenage children will know the gruelling performance one has to go through when entertaining a ‘teenager’ on holiday. Even though the days of your child enjoying or even wanting to do what you planned are a far distant memory, all is not lost… I am not suggesting the daily fight of getting them up and out will go, but from personal experience, this list of what to do with a moody teenager this summer in Snowdonia has been a life saver… CLIMB A MOUNTAIN This will be met with untold amount of complaining. However, just choose one of the bigger peaks so it’s a challenge and something they will remember with pride. After the first mile of moaning, they soon get into it and when you reach the more challenging aspects of the summits, they will come into their own. Here is a really A Really Simple Walking Guide Up Snowdon. ZIPLINING…
Snowdonia festivals, fairs and summer events
A lot of the larger events like Wakestock, The National Eisteddfod and the Royal Welsh Show already get a lot of attention and publicity. But I though it might be nice to promote some of the smaller more local fun days that we’ve enjoyed in the past. Ffair Criccieth, 29th of June. A summer fair has been held in this pretty seaside town for over 100 years. Winding streets lined with market stalls lead you down to the town car park filled with Ferris wheels and candy floss. Cytser are a theatre and production company based here in Snowdonia, North Wales. Every summer they organize some magical open air events in the grounds of Harlech Castle. They range from Shakespearian plays to musical pageants. This year, we’re particularly looking forward to Illyria Theater Company’s production of Rohl Dahl’s The Twits on the 25th of July. The Sesiwn Fawr music festival began as a small celebration of…