23 . 04 . 2018

Eco-Friendly Camping in Snowdonia

If you’re planning a camping holiday in Snowdonia this summer then you’ll be in good company. The region is one of the most popular in Wales for family camping trips, which is wonderful news for happy holiday makers who want to see and experience beautiful Snowdonia and for the region which welcomes tourists from all…

18 . 04 . 2018

Snowdonia Flower Walk in Harlech

Earlier this week on the blog our post took a look at the magical Snowdonia Fairy. Well today we’re featuring a fabulous walk not far from the Oakeley Arms where you may have the chance to spot fairies among the beautiful wildflowers of Spring. Where:              Harlech, Gwynedd Distance:          Approx 3 miles Difficulty:          Easy Start:               …

16 . 04 . 2018

Snowdonia Flower Fairies

Cast your mind back to the depths of your childhood. When things went bump in the night; when goblins were sure to hide under the bed and when the thick, dark woods were home to cackles of witches and armies of ghosts. When the wait for Santa Claus seemed half a lifetime, and losing a…

11 . 04 . 2018

A Perfect Snowdonia Holiday

Snowdonia is the Welsh destination to visit this year, and it offers an enormous amount for the visitor to see, do and experience. From a hike up Wales’ highest peak, experiencing the world’s fastest zip wire or just relaxing on one of the region’s beautiful beaches; whatever your adventure then Snowdonia has it for you. And…

09 . 04 . 2018

Fairbourne Beach Walk

Dare we say it, but has Spring finally arrived? The last couple of days have been glorious here in Snowdonia, so of course, we’re keeping our fingers crossed that we’ve seen the last of the snow, ice and wet weather that has plagued us this winter and that a glorious, balmy spring is ahead! We…

04 . 04 . 2018

Dreaming of Flowers

Flowers have been used for centuries to show our feelings during waking hours, whether for love, care, thanksgiving, sympathy or friendship. But did you know that if we dream about flowers, these also have hidden meanings…….. Dreams have long been analysed and interpreted to try and better understand our deeper psychology and what makes up our…

02 . 04 . 2018

Snowdonia Orchid

Here in Snowdonia we are lucky to have a whole range of wonderful flora and fauna, including some very rare wild orchids. But did you know that there’s more to the beautiful orchids than meets the eye? Mysterious, beautiful orchids are one of the world’s most adored flowers. There are over 35,000 different species and…

28 . 03 . 2018

March Hares in Snowdonia

Spring is definitely on the way when you see a pair of boxing brown hares in beautiful Snowdonia.  There are many signs that spring is just around the corner – the daffodils tentatively pushing through the cold soil, thousands of frogspawn hatching in ponds and lovely longer (and hopefully warmer) days. But perhaps the ultimate…

26 . 03 . 2018

Beaumaris Castle, Anglesey

During turbulent medieval times Edward I built an array of impressive castles along the Welsh Coast, not to keep enemies out, but to keep the Welsh in, and quiet! The year is 1272. After decades of civil war and unrest, England is in turmoil. The aristocracy are battling over land rights and the working classes…

22 . 03 . 2018

Help Bumblebees this Spring

Happy little bumblebees were once a common summertime sight but thanks to enormous losses of habitats the bumblebees are fighting for survival. Find out how you can help the bumblebees this Spring. The humble bumblebee is arguably one of Britain’s favourite insects; its fluffy, plump body, bright colours and contented buzz make these little creatures unusually…

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