12 . 02 . 2018

Walking with Children

If you’ve got young children in your family then you’ll know that it’s sometimes a struggle to get them to enjoy, or even entertain, the idea of a day in the great outdoors. As our children’s world is increasingly dominated by computer games, mobile phones, tablets and laptops, it can seem harder than ever for…

26 . 01 . 2018

Beautiful Cardigan Bay Walk

Earlier this week on the Oakeley blog we celebrated some of the wonderful things about beautiful Cardigan Bay (you can read it here if you missed it….) so why not try this wonderful walk at the weekend. It starts and ends in Harlech and takes in some of the most stunning views along the Bay.…

17 . 01 . 2018

Conwy Castle Walk

Following on from our blog yesterday about the history of Conwy Castle, why not try this lovely walk along the town walls and quayside and then to the summit of Conwy Mountain above. Where:              Conwy Distance:          Approx 7 miles Difficulty:          Moderate – good paths but some steep inclines Start:                Car park…

11 . 01 . 2018

New Year Beddgelert Walk

Happy New Year to all our lovely blog readers! We hope that the festive season was filled with fun and laughter. And hands up, who’s holiday was filled with wine, cheese, chocolate and general overindulgence? Oh yes, our hands are up here! Perhaps then, now is the perfect time to work some walks into your…

19 . 06 . 2017

Abersoch Walk

Wow! Are we having a heat-wave or what?! The whole of Britain (pretty much!) is enjoying temperatures into the 20s this week. It would almost be criminal not to head to the coast in this gorgeous weather so we thought we’d dig out one of our favourite coast walks – just along the Llyn Peninsula…

01 . 06 . 2017

One Mile Walks

Are we losing the art of ambling? You don’t need to stomp for miles and miles to explore the beautiful landscape and scenery that we have here in Snowdonia. In fact, One Mile Walks are the perfect way to boost your fitness and your senses in just one easy mile. Although walking as a leisure activity…

26 . 05 . 2017

Portmeirion Walk

We are still celebrating Walking Month here at the Oakeley Arms, and this is a corker of a walk around the stunning Italianate village of Portmeirion, just a couple of miles from the Oakeley Arms. Happy Walking! Where:              Portmeirion, Gwynedd. Distance:          Approx 4.5 miles Difficulty:          Easy – well marked tracks and paths through gardens…

14 . 05 . 2017

Penrhyndeudraeth Nature Walk

We promised you two walks this week on our blog to celebrate National Walking Month, so here is the second – a gorgeous walk around nearby Penrhyndeudraeth, including a beautiful Nature Reserve on a reclaimed industrial site. Why not make the most of this glorious Spring sunshine and explore our beautiful local area? Where:             …

14 . 05 . 2017

Penrhyndeudraeth Nature Walk

We promised you two walks this week on our blog to celebrate National Walking Month, so here is the second – a gorgeous walk around nearby Penrhyndeudraeth, including a beautiful Nature Reserve on a reclaimed industrial site. Why not make the most of this glorious Spring sunshine and explore our beautiful local area? Where:             …

10 . 05 . 2017

Porthmadog Cob Walk

To continue our celebration of Walking Month this month, this week on the Oakeley blog, we have decided to give you not one, but TWO fabulous local walks!! Today, it’s the turn of Porthmadog, a handsome harbour town just a stone’s throw from us here at the Oakeley Arms. In the Autumn of 1811, a…

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