31 . 01 . 2019

Beautiful Abergynolwyn South Snowdonia Walk

Explore Abergynolwyn and the ruins of Castell y Bere from the Talyllyn Railway Where:              Abergynolwyn, nr Tywyn, Gwynedd Distance:          Approx 6 miles Difficulty:          Moderate Start:                Abergynolwyn Village (alight at the Abergynolwyn stop and head right, towards village centre) If travelling by car, turn off the A487 at Tal-y-Llyn (between Dolgellau and…

25 . 01 . 2019

Smuggler’s Paradise 18th Century Wales

The craggy coves and caves of the Welsh coast were once the perfect hiding place for smugglers and their wares as they travelled the length of the coast looking for trade. Join us as we delve into this fascinating coastal history. The distinctive shape of the Welsh coastline has been formed over thousands of years…

22 . 01 . 2019

Dogs Days in Snowdonia

Our canine companions love nothing more than a bracing winter walk and a good day out, and with lots of doggy-friendly hotspots along the Welsh coast there’s no need to leave your four-legged friend behind. 1: Nefyn Beach, Llŷn Peninsula, Gwynedd Set into the wild coastline of the Llŷn Peninsula are some of Wales’ finest beaches, which…

18 . 01 . 2019

Welsh Coast Heritage Railways

All aboard for a trip along one of the Welsh coast’s lovely vintage railways; you’ll be spoilt for choice. “Not very long ago” goes the story of Ivor the Engine, “in the top left-hand corner of Wales, there was a railway. It wasn’t a very long railway or a very important railway, but it was…

16 . 01 . 2019

Visit Penrhyn Castle, North Wales

The dominating grey walls of Penrhyn Castle occupy one of the finest positions on the North Wales coastline. It overlooks the turbulent Menai Straits to the north, and the majestic mountains of Snowdonia to the south, and the stunning sea views stretch far and wide to Anglesey and along the coast. But, all is not…

13 . 01 . 2019

Celebrating Santes Dwynwen, Welsh Valentines Day

Uncover your inner romantic and join us on three stunning walks to celebrate Wales’ patron saint of lovers. A long, long, long, time ago there lived a beautiful princess; in fact she was the most beautiful princess in the whole of Wales. Princess Dwynwen was the bewitching daughter of a powerful Welsh king called Brychan…

08 . 01 . 2019

North Wales Tea Room Walk

Ok ok ok, so we know that January is about dieting and being good and not eating cake, but seriously…. it’s the most depressing month of the year so we need a bit of cake to cheer us up! And with this lovely tea room walk, starting not far from us here at the Oakeley Arms,…

05 . 01 . 2019

Discover the Castles of Wales

As we mentioned earlier in the week, 2019 is the Year of Discovery here in Wales, so we’ll be exploring many different ways that you can discover new and exciting things about our wonderful country – whether you already live here, are a seasoned visitor or have never been before! Today, we discover some of…

03 . 01 . 2019

2019 Year of Discovery

2019 is the Visit Wales Year of Discovery……. What makes Wales unique? What are the incredible things about Wales that aren’t found anywhere else in the world? We certainly think Wales is worth celebrating, so here’s a collection of things that we think make Wales special.  that show just how awesome our country really is. What will you…

22 . 12 . 2018

Nadolig Llawen 2018

May we take this opportunity to wish all our lovely customers, guests and friends a very Happy Christmas and a jolly New Year. We can’t thank you all enough for your support and encouragement throughout 2018. We look forward to seeing you over the festive season. Nadolig Llawen! Happy Christmas!