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10% Discount at Norbar

10% Discount at Norbar

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

NORBAR is a family friendly bar and restaurant offering incredible views of the sea and mountains – it is the perfect place to take in the Snowdonia sunsets.  During the month of June 2018, NORBAR in Barmouth are offering Dioni customers a 10% discount*. *Simply take a copy of your Dioni booking confirmation with you to claim the 10% discount at Norbar. The 10% discount is only applicable when purchasing food with...

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Things To Do In Barmouth | Snowdonia Information Pack

Things To Do In Barmouth | Snowdonia Information Pack

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

On the coast of Snowdonia, where the mountains meet the sea, Barmouth is perfect for walking, outdoor activity breaks, or fresh air getaways. The town has gift shops, restaurants, cafes and bars all located within a 5 minute walk from the harbour and promenade running alongside a blue flag beach. Here are the best things to do in Barmouth:   ACTIVITIES THE HARBOUR The harbour is a great place to hang out with a collection of restaurants, cafes and ice-cream shops. Crabbing is also popular here if you’re looking for something to do with the little ones. STAND UP PADDLE BOARDING SUP Barmouth offer paddle boarding down the Barmouth Estuary which is something quite special. Great for all age groups, this is something definitely worth doing when in town. SERN WEN FERRY BOAT Taking you across the estuary to Fairborne, this makes for a great day out or morning excursion. ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES Snowdonia Adventures offer a great variety of activities including gorge walking, canyoning, kayaking, climbing etc. George and his team always provide a top class service and definitely one of the best things to do in Barmouth. DRAGON THEATRE Best known for their music nights, the Dragon Theatre puts on some great Jazz nights as well as introducing alternative music from around the world. They also put on film screenings and work shops so make sure you have a look to see what is on. BENDI-GEDIG An indoor soft play centre for kids – perfect for those rainy days! They also have a cafe on site. AMUSEMENT ARCADE As with all great seaside towns, there is an amusement park including all the usual fanfare of rides, soft toys, candy floss and sugar donuts!! SKATE PARK At the very north of the promenade, there is a skate park offering a couple of good ramps and a rail.   BEACHES BARMOUTH Barmouth beach has a great promenade where there are a number of beach front cafes so you dont have to lug a great picnic bag down here if you’re not in the mood! A little train runs up and down the promanade throughout the day and the harbour at...

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10% Discount at Beudy-Llwynfor

10% Discount at Beudy-Llwynfor

Posted by on Apr 9, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

The owners of BEUDY-LLWYNFOR in Abersoch are offering a 10% discount during April for both 7 night stays and short breaks. To book your stay, please click here: BEUDY-LLWYNFOR   THREE BEDROOM SELF CATERING COTTAGE NEAR ABERDARON | BEUDY-LLWYNFOR From £104 / night SLEEPS 6 | WIFI | NEAR BEACH | PET FRIENDLY Beudy-Llwynfor is a three bedroom self catering cottage near Aberdaron. Lots of space and large communal rooms make this a really lovely place to...

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Top 5 Holiday Cottages Near Snowdon North Wales

Top 5 Holiday Cottages Near Snowdon North Wales

Posted by on Apr 9, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Climbing Snowdon is on the to do list of a lot of our guests here at Dioni. The Snowdon Mountain Railway is a great option for some with trains running from mid March until the End of October, weather permitting. Others will drive up to the busy car park at Pen Y Pass in the hope of grabbing one of the limited parking spot before ascending the highest peak in England and Wales. But imagine if you could get up in the morning, grab your rucksack, and head on up the mountain straight from the doorstep of your holiday cottage. If you’re up for the challenge here’s a list of our Top 5 Holiday Cottages Near Snowdon North Wales.   Holiday Cottage With Mountain Views Near Beddgelert, Cwm-Cloch From £43 / night SLEEPS 2 | FARM STAY | NEAR PUB | PET FRIENDLY Cwm-Cloch is a beautiful one bedroom holiday cottage with mountain views on the outskirts of Beddgelert in the Snowdonia National Park. This old barn, hidden away in a remote valley, offers the perfect tranquil base for guests wanting to explore this magnificently rugged landscape.   Lovingly Renovated Quarrymans Cottage in Rhyd Ddu, Iorwerth-House From £72 / night SLEEPS 6 | WIFI | NEAR PUB | LOG FIRE Set at the foot of Snowdon, Iorwerth House is a lovingly renovated quarrymans cottage in Rhyd Ddu. Being in the heart of Snowdonia, there are incredible views on your doorstep making it the perfect place to explore the region alongside a bit of rest and relaxation.   Luxury Barn Conversion on Snowdon, Clogwyn-Barn From £86 / night SLEEPS 4 | FARM STAY | WIFI | PET FRIENDLY | LOG FIRE This luxury barn conversion on Snowdon offers spectacular holiday accommodation in a truly unique location. A wonderful example of a traditional stone built barn transformed into a 2 bedroom self catering cottage situated on the western slopes of Snowdon itself. The decor and fixtures on the inside are outdone only by the spectacular landscape on the outside.   Traditional Welsh Farm Cottage Near Snowdon, Hafod-Gwynant From £79 / night SLEEPS 8 | FARM STAY | WIFI | PET FRIENDLY...

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Watersports Snowdonia Style

Watersports Snowdonia Style

Posted by on Apr 3, 2018 in Blog | 1 comment

With its miles of stunning coastline, beautiful lakes and rivers, there is plenty of opportunity in North Wales to take part in some of the best water sports the UK has to offer. As Wales is celebrating its incredible waters this year with The Year Of The Sea, we thought we would introduce you as to what is available when it comes to Watersports Snowdonia Style… CANYONING As it involves working your way down natural river gorges/canyons, Snowdonia is a great place to try out canyoning. To get down the canyons, you will use a mix of walking, scrambling, climbing, jumping, abseiling and swimming. It’s high adrenalin and not for the faint hearted, but one of the most fun watersports you can do here. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON CANYONING, PLEASE CLICK HERE. TO BOOK A CANYONING TRIP, PLEASE CLICK HERE   SURFING Surf Snowdonia opened its doors in 2015. It’s the worlds first inland surf lagoon, generating guaranteed man-made waves for the perfect surfing conditions. For those looking to learn to surf, it’s a great place to master the basics and for those more experienced surfers, a great place to hone your skills. However, If spending time out on the open water is what you are looking for, then head to Hells Mouth in Abersoch on the Llyn Peninsula. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON SURF SNOWDONIA, PLEAE CLICK HERE. TO BOOK SURF SNOWDONIA, PLEASE CLICK HERE   COASTEERING Anglesey is the place to head to for coasteering. It’s rugged, basalt coastline is perfect for exploring when incorporating jumping, climbing and swimming. There are lots of different parts of the island to explore, offering different levels of ability. TO BOOK COASTERING, PLEASE CLICK HERE   WHITE WATER RAFTING The National White Water Centre is based in Bala, Snowdonia and is the top place in the UK to go white water rafting. The river Tryweryn is damn controlled giving guaranteed rapids throughout the year. There are different levels available so the whole family can get involved. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON WHITE WATER RAFTING IN SNOWDONIA, PLEASE CLICK HERE. TO BOOK WHTE WATER RAFTING, PLEASE CLICK HERE   SAILING The Welsh National Sailing...

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