08 . 09 . 2014

Special Guests at the Oakeley Arms

Festival Fever for Number 6 We were thrilled and delighted to welcome some very special guests at the Oakeley Arms this weekend. It was the brilliant Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, who were at the Oakeley because they were appearing at the brilliant Festival Number 6, just down the road in Portmeirion. Martha and the Vandellas…

26 . 08 . 2014

New Menu at the Oakeley Arms!

Grub’s Up! We are pretty excited here at the Oakeley Arms, and what a bank holiday weekend it’s been! Last week we launched our brand new menu, and we shared the news that a new chef has started here too –  we give a big warm Welsh welcome to Steve Charlton. The new menu at the…

04 . 08 . 2014

Bricks of the Oakeley Arms

Building Blocks Here at the Oakeley Arms we are very proud of our lovely hotel’s long and fascinating history. The Oakeley’s story is so intertwined with that of the local area that the old building is almost as much of a historical landmark as the ancient hills, rocks and mountains that surround it. We are…

18 . 07 . 2014

School Holidays in Snowdonia

School’s out for summer! Well, how on earth did that happen? Here at the Oakeley Arms we think the months of 2014 are flying by but we cans till barely believe that it’s time for the school holidays already! Kids all over the country will be joyous that the last school term has come to…

11 . 07 . 2014

Sunday Carvery at the Oakeley Arms

Super Sunday Lunch So, what are Sundays for? Catching up with the housework, tackling the ironing pile, seeing friends, visiting family, watching the Eastenders omnibus, recovering from a hangover? Here at the Oakeley Arms we think that Sundays are just made for a delicious Sunday lunch….. take some good company, delicious food, naughty pudding and…

06 . 07 . 2014

Oakeley Arms in Maentwrog

Marvellous Maentwrog Here at the Oakeley Arms, you know how much we love the beautiful area that we are lucky enough to call home. The Oakeley Arms is situated right on the edge of Snowdonia, in the beautiful Vale of Ffestiniog, which stretches from the dark, slate-filled hills of Blaenau Ffestiniog down to the estuary…

01 . 07 . 2014

Learn Welsh at The Oakeley Arms

Learnin’ the Lingo So, do you have an Autumn resolution? Something you want to get your teeth into once the balmy summer evenings and sunny BBQ days are over? Well, look no further! How about coming to learn Welsh with us here at the Oakeley Arms? The local college, Coleg Meirion Dwyfor are offering Welsh…

25 . 06 . 2014

Festival Number 6 2014

  Thinking of staying away in North Wales this summer and need a quick fix of cosmopolitan culture during? Then you need to be at Festival Number 6 as it’s a cocktail of different tastes and talents in the famed town of Portmeirion. As a worthwhile attraction in itself, Portmeirion has plenty to grab your…

20 . 06 . 2014

Summer Solstice

The year’s longest day Tomorrow will be the day we know as the Summer Solstice – the year’s longest day with the most daylight hours. Since the shortest day on the 21st December, we’ve been building up, minute by slow minute, to get to this point in the year; with many of us gazing with…

03 . 06 . 2014

Learn Welsh at the Oakeley Arms

Siarad Cymraeg Learning Welsh is a sure step to making friends, really getting to know the local area and picking up a new skill too, but anyone who has given it a go will know that it’s not always easy. It can sometimes be difficult to get the practice, support and help you need to…