16 . 10 . 2012

Tarzan-Tastic!

King of the Jungle…. Did you know, that this month is the 100th anniversary of the first publication of the iconic story Tarzan of the Apes? This all-time favourite character was first created by American author Edgar Rice Burrows, and Tarzan’s capers were first serialised in a magazine in October 2012. The series proved so popular…

08 . 10 . 2012

Apple Crazy

Bramley Apple Pie Week 2012 You all know that here at the Oakeley Arms, we LOVE a good pudding. But, what’s our favourite???? Hmmmm, that’s a tough one to answer, but we are fans of a delicious homemade apple pie….. Warm and sweet, straight from the oven; golden brown with dribbles of crunchy sugar, topped…

04 . 10 . 2012

Get Cracking!

British Egg Week 2012 Are you ready for a blog post filled with egg-uendos and egg-straordinarily (sorry) bad egg puns? We hope so, because this one’s all about the fabulous egg. This week is British Egg Week (1st – 7th October) so what better time to celebrate the humble egg? Here at the Oakeley Arms, we LOVE eggs!…

01 . 10 . 2012

Pinch, Punch, First of the Month….

October 1st! Gosh, 2012 is flying by isn’t it? October already, we hear you cry! There’s only 85 days left ’till Christmas, and 92 until the beginning of 2013… scary stuff! But, that’s enough about Christmas! As today is the 1st of October, we thought we’d celebrate all things October-ey. From the weird to the…

29 . 09 . 2012

Locally Grown

Local Support Regular readers of this blog will already know that at the Oakeley Arms, we’re super proud of the beautiful area that we live in. And here in Snowdonia we’re really lucky to have a huge choice of local producers and companies who supply us with a great range of fabulous products and services. We firmly…

22 . 09 . 2012

Snowdonia Autumn

Awesome Autumn Here in Snowdonia, the relentless summer showers have finally given way to beautiful late September days. There’s no denying that Autumn is well and truly on it’s way – there’s a chill in the evening air and sometimes a sprinkling of frost on the Oakeley lawns first thing. We snapped this picture of the beautiful mountains…

17 . 09 . 2012

National Cupcake Week

Cake Heaven Wow, there’s a giddy feeling in the air at the Oakeley Arms this week! And that’s because it’s National Cupcake Week! And those of you who know us well, know we love a good cupcake! We might think that cupcakes are a modern fashion, but these little parcels of joy date as far back as…

14 . 09 . 2012

Helfa Gelf 2012

On your Art; get set; GO! It turns out that September is a pretty special month here in North Wales, and today’s blog post is a celebration of the fabulous Helfa Gelf (Art Trail) that is taking place in artist’s studios and galleries across North Wales. Every weekend this month, Welsh artists give you the chance…

10 . 09 . 2012

Spin the Yarn

A Woolly Lesson! Here at the Oakeley Arms Hotel we’re surrounded by the lush fields, sweeping countryside and beautiful valleys of Snowdonia, and there’s quite a few residents of this landscape that love to chomp, bounce, graze and bleat their way through the seasons. They are one of our little country’s most famous features. Of course, we’re talking about…

05 . 09 . 2012

Beachwatch Big Weekend

We do like to be beside the seeeeeaside. On the coastline of Snowdonia, just a few miles from us here at the Oakeley Arms Hotel, are some of the most stunning beaches in the country. We think we’re pretty lucky to live so close to this magnificent coastline, so when it comes to looking after it, we’ll…

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