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…

04 . 05 . 2017

Borth-y-Gest Beach Walk

May is National Walking Week! And so to celebrate we thought we’d trawl through our walking archives (and over the years we’ve done a lot of lovely walks….) and find our favourites. This week it’s a Borth-y-Gest beach walk – an oldie but a beauty. Save it for a sunny day to appreciate the gorgeous…

01 . 05 . 2017

National Walking Month 2017

Regular readers of the Oakeley blog will know that we love a good walk here at the Oakeley Arms. And with stunning surroundings right here in Snowdonia, we’d be hard pushed to find a better place to head out for a stroll. And did you know that this month, May, is National Walking Month? UK…

01 . 05 . 2017

National Walking Month 2017

Regular readers of the Oakeley blog will know that we love a good walk here at the Oakeley Arms. And with stunning surroundings right here in Snowdonia, we’d be hard pushed to find a better place to head out for a stroll. And did you know that this month, May, is National Walking Month? UK…