10 . 11 . 2016

2016 Autumn Internationals

November can only mean one thing…. well, on the rugby calendar anyway! Of course, it’s rugby season again, and it’s time for the 2016 Autumn Internationals. The Autumn Internationals happen every year, when teams from the European Six Nations Championships compete against teams from the Southern Hemisphere’s The Rugby Championships. The games kicked off last…

01 . 07 . 2016

Attractions In and Around Snowdonia

    Here at the Oakeley Arms Hotel near Zip World and other popular North Wales attractions, we are lucky enough to be nestled in the very heart of the stunning Snowdonia. From picturesque walks to exhilarating high rope courses and surfing, Snowdonia has so much to offer – so why not make the most…

10 . 12 . 2014

December at the Oakeley Arms

We all know that December is the month for parties, drinking lots, eating even more and generally not doing very much hard work (except for all that shopping, phew….) So as a reward to yourself for all that wrapping, why not come and join us here at the Oakeley for one of our fun-filled evenings…

11 . 09 . 2014

Roald Dahl Day 2014

Did you know that this Saturday is Roald Dahl Day 2014? September 13th was the legendary authors’ birthday and so the day is now a celebration of his talent and his life’s work. Roald Dahl certainly inspired a generation of children to fall in love with his quirky characters, twisting plots and surprise endings, and…

25 . 06 . 2014

Festival Number 6 2014

  Thinking of staying away in North Wales this summer and need a quick fix of cosmopolitan culture during? Then you need to be at Festival Number 6 as it’s a cocktail of different tastes and talents in the famed town of Portmeirion. As a worthwhile attraction in itself, Portmeirion has plenty to grab your…

12 . 06 . 2014

2014 FIFA World Cup

Football Fever Today is the start of the 2014 FIFA Football World Cup! This long awaited contest will have football fans rejoicing, and although the Welsh International team have long since been knocked out of the competition, there are sure to be plenty of twists, turns and excitement to keep us gripped here at the…

09 . 05 . 2014

Eurovision 2014

Sing for Britain It’s that time of year, again (it comes around so quickly!)….. yep, it’s Eurovision time! Love it or hate it, it’s the singing competition that everyone has an opinion about! This year the contest is held in Copenhagen after their entry by Emmelie de Forest stormed the points board last year with her song…

03 . 05 . 2014

National Barbecue Month

Sizzle those bangers Did you know that the month of May is National Barbecue Month? Well it is, and with this bank holiday weekend tipped to be a gloriously sunny one we can think of no better time to drag the BBQ out of the shed, dust off the cobwebs and head down to the…

11 . 04 . 2014

Easter in Snowdonia

Holidays are coming….. The Easter holidays are nearly here! Only a few more days of work and school to go and then the nation can breathe a collective sigh of relief and say “aaaaaah holidays!” Well, that is if you are on holiday, and if you’re not – then why not!? Come and join us…

20 . 03 . 2014

The Hill Farm

Life’s a Welsh Farm Last year we featured an blog post about an incredible Tweeting Farmer who not only had overcome incredibly difficult winter conditions whilst trying to survive one of the harshest winters in living memory, but had also captured the public’s imagination with his frank, honest and often witty take on life as a…

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