09 . 05 . 2019

A Day Out at Zip World

North Wales has been recently dubbed the “zip-line capital of Europe” – all thanks to an incredible attraction set in the heart of historical industrial North Wales. But this is not just any old zip-line……This is not some adventure playground affair where you hold onto an old tractor tyre for dear life, getting cramps in your…

11 . 04 . 2019

Geocaching in Snowdonia

Geocaching is the latest outdoor pursuit craze to hit the UK. Find out what it’s all about and then why not try it yourself? It may not be very easy to get your tongue around, but Geocaching is the latest craze to hit the Great British Outdoors. In a nutshell, it’s a sophisticated version of…

08 . 04 . 2019

A day out in beautiful Caernarfon

Today on the blog we head to one of the Welsh coast’s most regal of towns, and finds that there’s a whole lot more to Caernarfon than just castles and crowns.  When Edward I decided that the noisy Welsh rebels of the 13th century were keeping him from world domination, he pondered on a way…

05 . 04 . 2019

Attractions on the Wales Coast Path

“What a wonderful thing: to walk the entire length of a country’s coastline, to trace it’s every nook, cranny, cliff-face, indent and estuary. How better to truly appreciate the shape – and soul – of a nation?” said the Lonely Planet guide book last year, when they rated the entire Wales Coast Path as one…

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…

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…

10 . 12 . 2018

North Wales Christmas Markets 2018

This December cities and towns all along the Welsh coast will be celebrating Christmas with a festive market. Why not explore one to find some unique presents and Christmas treats? There’s not a lot that will inspire a festive feeling more than a fabulous Christmas Market, and there are dozens taking place up and down…

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