Explore Anglesey Series | Beaumaris
The prettiest town on Anglesey? Beaumaris is a strong contender. Get ready for pastel-coloured terraces, a mighty medieval castle & soaring mountain views.
Zip World Voucher at Three Bedroom Holiday Cottage
Receive a £20 voucher for Zip World when you stay at this nearby three bedroom holiday cottage.
How North Wales became the adventure capital of Europe
How North Wales became the adventure capital of Europe: the story behind some of our region’s most exciting attractions.
Zip World Voucher at Holiday Cottage With Character Features
Fantastic offer for you for Zip World! Stay at this holiday cottage with character features and receive a £40 voucher for Zip World!
Harlech – home to the world’s steepest street & so much more besides!
The historic coastal town of Harlech recently won the title for the world’s steepest street – but there’s so much more to explore in this wonderful medieval town.
Easter Holidays 2019 | North Wales
There is lots happening during the Easter Holidays 2019 | North Wales and here is a run down of all our favourite things to do.
Extra Night Free at Y-Gelli Near Zip World
Fancy an extra night free at Y-Gelli, this lovely one bedroom cottage near Zip World? The owners are offering guests 7 nights for the price of 6 all the way through February and March.
Welsh Goodies at Barn Conversion near Zip World
Y-Gelli is a beautiful one bedroom, welsh barn conversion, just 1 mile away from Zip World. Located in a quiet North Wales village makes it an ideal getaway after the Christmas holidays. The lovely owner Sioned is offering guests a great selection of welsh goodies to enjoy whilst staying at this amazing cottage! For bookings of 7 nights, between January and April.
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.
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.
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.
Things To Do In Porthmadog
Porthmadog is a bustling harbor town with access to Black Rocks beach only 5 minutes drive away. It is a great location point for exploring the Llyn Peninsula as well as the more mountainous regions in land. A great selection of cafes and restaurants are situated on the high street along with gift shops.
THINGS TO DO IN BETWS-Y-COED
The gateway to Snowdonia, Betws-y-Coed is a wonderful setting surrounded by woodland, mountains and cascading waterfalls. It is ideal for outdoor activity holidays including walking, cycling and water sports with a great selection of shops, restaurants and cafes. Here is our guide on things to do in Betws-Y-Coed 2018: https://youtu.be/VNL4M0lVT3g ACTIVITIES SWALLOW FALLS Swallow Falls is the largest, continuous waterfall in Wales. You can either park up in the Swallow Falls hotel and a short walk will take you to the look out point on the south bank or a walk through Gwydir Forest on the Swallow Falls walking trail will take you to the North Bank which is said to give more spectacular views. ZIP WORLD FFOREST One of three locations run by the Zip World Company, the Zip Safari, Skyride, Treetop Nets, Fforest Coaster and Tree Hoppers are all located in Betws Y Coed. The Fforest coaster is the newest attraction; a roller coaster…
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…
10% DISCOUNT AT ZIP WORLD
For 2018 ZIP WORLD are offering Dioni customers a 10% Discount across all activities when booking on-line. Simply enter ‘HOTEL10’ at checkout. ***Please ensure you have a copy of your Dioni Booking Reference to show on arrival to your activity***
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…
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…
SHOP LOCAL FOR CHRISTMAS SNOWDONIA STYLE...
Supporting local businesses is always high up on my list of priorities and you might be surprised by how much ‘local sparkle’ you can add to your Christmas offering. To give you a nudge in the right direction, here is our low down on how to shop local for Christmas Snowdonia style… EXPERIENCES Gifting someone an experience is great – the long lasting memories and serotonin high that comes with these far out weigh the quick dopamine rush from unwrapping a ‘material’ object. There is alot on offer in Snowdonia, so here are 5 of the best: ZIP WORLDZip World offer 8 different types of activities from the longest zip line in the world, underground trampolines and a roller coaster in the forest. A great range of prices and something for all the family. MORE INFO SURF SNOWDONIA Surf Snowdonia is perfect for any budding surfing enthusiasts or those pro’s who want to see what the…
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…
TOP 10 | THINGS TO DO THIS HALF TERM IN NORTH WALES
October half term is nearly upon us and to make sure you get the most out of your Snowdonia stay, here is a break down of the Top 10 | Things To Do This Half Term in North Wales…. both paid for and free!!! 1 | WALK UP A MOUNTAIN This is absolutely something you should encourage your children to do. It is a unique experience to North Wales and gives them such a sense of achievement once they have done it. Depending on the ages and abilities in your party will determine which peak you decide to go for, but it’s safe to say there is something for everyone! 2 | FFOREST COASTER Zipworld has taken North Wales by storm and now they have a total of 9 adventure activities across 3 different locations around the area. The latest, Fforest Coaster is what I would recommend; a roller coaster in the woods no…