02 . 06 . 2017

Cardiff Champions League Final

Unless you’ve been living in a cave this week, you will have heard that one of the world’s largest sporting events is coming to Wales this weekend…… Wales’ capital city Cardiff is proud to host the Champions League Final 2017. And it’s not just the football game either, there’s a four day festival happening across…

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…

28 . 05 . 2017

Snowdonia National Park

As regular readers of the Oakeley blog will know, we are absolutely thrilled to live and work in Snowdonia National Park. It is one of the finest natural spaces in Britain and it is an absolutely stunning place to live and visit, and earlier this week on the blog, we found out more about the Snowdonia Giving…

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…

23 . 05 . 2017

Snowdonia Giving

Here at the Oakeley Arms we are proud to live and work in the majestic Snowdonia National Park. The region’s breath-taking beauty attracts visitors from all over the world – annually, some 6 million people come and visit us here every year, with over half a million of those aiming high and reaching the top…

15 . 05 . 2017

National Coast Watch

The National Coastwatch Institution run look-out stations dotted all along the Welsh coastline, and their volunteer work is essential in helping to keep sea and coast users safe. Join us as we find out more. For the thousands of people who enjoy the beautiful waters of the Welsh coast every year – whether sailing, swimming,…

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…

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…