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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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Top 5 Large Holiday Cottages in North Wales

Top 5 Large Holiday Cottages in North Wales

Posted by on Mar 16, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Looking for accommodation to suit a group of friends of family? We’d like to introduce you to some of our best large holiday cottages in North Wales. Holidaying with a group of your nearest and dearest can be an enormous amount of fun. A time when friendships are cemented, family bonds are strengthened, and life-long memories are made. It’s all about having the time and space to enjoy each other’s company. And speaking of time and space, never underestimate the value of having it in the right proportions. Enough room around a dining table for everyone to come together. Spacious living areas where you can all hang out. Room for each guest to be able to make a quiet retreat. With its wide-open spaces, spectacular mountains-and-coast scenery and piles of heritage and adventure, North Wales is the ultimate multi-generation crowd pleaser for larger group breaks. It goes without saying that all of our houses have been thoughtfully – and comprehensively – kitted out to accommodate your gang. Here’s your starter of 5. Each of our large holiday cottages in North Wales sleeps a minimum of ten.   Large 4 Bedroom Holiday Cottage on the Llyn Peninsula From £122 / night SLEEPS 10 | WIFI | PET FRIENDLY | NEAR PUB | LOG FIRE This 5 star rated, large 4 bedroom holiday cottage on the Llyn Peninsula is the perfect base for larger families wanting to explore this beautiful coastal part of North Wales. Generous sized bedrooms and a huge garden ensures there’s plenty of room for everybody to relax and have a nice time.   Historic 17th Century Country House in North Wales From £315 / night SLEEPS 10 | WIFI | PET FRIENDLY | NEAR BEACH | LOG FIRE This historic 17th Century Country House in North Wales offers a truly unique holiday destination for our guests. The magnificent formal grounds surrounded by ancient woodland provide the perfect backdrop for this notable stately home.   Elizabethan Manor House Set in Beautiful Countryside From £208 / night SLEEPS 14 | WIFI | PET FRIENDLY | NEAR BEACH | NEAR PUB | FARM STAY | LOG FIRE An Elizabethan manor...

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Where To Go For A Romantic Weekend In Snowdonia

Where To Go For A Romantic Weekend In Snowdonia

Posted by on Jan 23, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

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 fields and the sea has to be up there on the romance stakes. Melin Byrdir is situated on a farm in Dyffryn Ardudwy with the mountains in the background and incredible views of the Cambrian coast in front. Top up your glass with bubbles, sit back and take it all in.     OFF THE GRID? ROMANTIC ONE BEDROOM HOLIDAY COTTAGE IN BALA NORTH WALES | TY-NEWYDD Spending the weekend in a cosy cottage with a real fire, escaping from it all will always be a winner. Ty Newydd offers just that. A small stone keepers cottage set in the hills of Bala will give you that space to just be the two of you, tucked up away from the...

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Top 5 Farm Stay Holiday Cottages in North Wales

Top 5 Farm Stay Holiday Cottages in North Wales

Posted by on Jan 22, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Looking for a real taste of the countryside for your next trip away? Take a look at our favourite farm stay holiday cottages in North Wales. Farming is a way of life in this part of the world and – from the sheep that graze our hills to our handsome Welsh stone barns – our rural heritage has shaped our traditions and culture as well as the way our landscape looks. A farm stay holiday cottage in North Wales is the perfect way to relax and reset your perspective on life, and a great option for families of all ages. There’s something quite wonderful about waking up to the gentle soundtrack of the natural world, perhaps the rumble of a distant tractor and – of course – a breakfast of freshly laid farm eggs. All of our farm cottages are by their very nature at the heart of the countryside, making them the perfect base for exploring North Wales and Snowdonia. And whilst we’d definitely advise you to pack your wellies, we can promise that your holiday will be far from roughing it! Our five-star farm stays have been carefully curated to balance an authentic rural experience with welcoming luxury and comfort. Where Old MacDonald authenticity meets the kind of accommodation you’d expect from a smart boutique hotel. Time to get your search started – so here’s a roundup of our favourite farm stay holiday cottages in North Wales. Enjoy, and give us a shout if we can help with your search.   Luxurious Self Catering Accommodation On A Working Farm, Faeldre From: £58 / night FARM STAY | WIFI | NEAR BEACH | NEAR PUB Faeldre offers some truly luxurious self catering accommodation on a working farm and only a short drive from the beach. The westernmost corner of this large and historic farmhouse has been recently renovated into a 3 bedroom holiday cottage.   Holiday Cottage On A Working Farm On The Llyn Peninsula, Ysgubor-Sarn From: £56 / night SLEEPS 6 | FARM STAY | WIFI | NEAR PUB Ysgubor-Sarn is an idyllic holiday cottage on a working farm on the Llyn Peninsula. A perfect getaway whilst...

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Things To Do In Abersoch

Things To Do In Abersoch

Posted by on Jan 10, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

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.   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 The Dragon Raiders Adventure Park, they also offer paintballing on site. The Bear Grylls Survival Academy offers you a chance to learn survival techniques out in the wilderness – it’s an amazing opportunity for you to learn life skills. You never know when you might need them! Pen Llyn Lusitano Stud and Riding centre offers classic horse riding lessons alongside treks and hacks; they can even cater for taylor made riding holidays. Recognised as the UK’s leading breeder of Lusitano ponies. Plas Glyn Y Weddw A dowager house built in the mid 1800’s is located in LLanbedrog just outside Abersoch. This gothic Victorian mansion was built for Lady Elizabeth Love Joans Parry and is now houses the Oriel Art Gallery offering 10 gallery spaces and a cafe. Abersoch Sailing School offers full courses with the RYA from beginners to advanced. They also offer courses in powerboating. Kayaking and ringo rides are available at the club. The Wales Coast Path circumnavigates the Llyn Peninsula and there are lots of small routes that you can pick up at various points in the area. Great walking for all members of the family with stunning coast live views to take in.     BEACHES Main Beach...

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