18 . 09 . 2019

Brilliant Blackberries

Hands up if Autumn means just one thing – blackberries! Oh yes, that’s us! We love the little sweet berries that are absolutely everywhere this time of year; in bushes, hedgerows, parks, paths and even at the bottom of the garden. They are like Mother Nature’s final sweet summer gift to see us through a…

28 . 08 . 2019

Starling Murmuration at Aberystwyth

It starts with an eerie silence and a lonely sky at dusk. Waiting. Waiting. Patience, and a quiet that swells the sea air with anticipation. Then suddenly in the far, far distance a tiny speck; a winged black mark on a blue sky. No, two black marks. No, five. Ten. A hundred. Within seconds the…

22 . 08 . 2019

Camping or Glamping

The Welsh Coast offers plenty of perfect locations for some summer family camping, and if you prefer your holidays with a little more glamour then there are plenty of “Glamping” options too. Ok, so I may be biased, but when it comes to camping, the Welsh coast is at the top of my destination list.…

16 . 08 . 2019

Aberdyfi Beach Donkeys

Donkey rides on the beach were once as characteristic of a seaside holiday as fish and chips and ice cream, but after a lull in popularity beach donkeys are making a comeback along the Welsh coast. Join us as we meet some colourful characters! “I can talk about donkeys all day” laughs Louise Peeters warmly,…

14 . 08 . 2019

A Weekend in Barmouth

We continue our North Wales travel series with a fun-filled trip to Barmouth – a pretty tourist town just a stone’s throw away from the Oakeley Arms Hotel in Southern Snowdonia. Did you know, that William Wordsworth was a big fan of Barmouth? And here were we thinking that he never left the Lake District! Wordsworth…

09 . 08 . 2019

A Weekend in Portmeirion

Join us as we head to one of Wales’ most famous villages and discovers that there’s a whole lot more than just numbers. Read all about our adventure on a weekend in Portmeirion – the jewel in the crown of North Wales attractions…… “I am not a number….. I am a freeeeeeee man” I wail…

28 . 07 . 2019

Summer Camping Treats

Hands up who’s planning a camping trip this summer in North Wales? If you are then there are plenty of gorgeous spots to choose from. And what better way to enjoy a camping trip than a lovely campfire? There’s something very nostalgic about sitting round a campfire, stargazing and toasting marshmallows, and here’s some great…

20 . 07 . 2019

Long Walks on the Welsh Coast Path

Since it opened in 2012 the Wales Coast Path has become one of the best known tourist attractions in Wales and there are over 800 miles of glorious coastal footpaths to choose from. When the Wales Coast Path first opened its stiles to walkers in 2012 it was a world first. Wales became the only…

11 . 07 . 2019

Rivers of Snowdonia

The stunning area of Snowdonia boasts many natural features, but one of the most notable is the miles and miles of beautiful rivers that run through it. Afon is the Welsh word for river. From small streams trickling down hillsides to powerful watercourses that over centuries have gouged out valleys and tunnelled through rock. From…

19 . 06 . 2019

Best North Wales Ice Cream

Summer days are just made for ice-creams, so check out the best places in North Wales to indulge in the perfect treat! 1: Cadwaladers Ice Cream, Criccieth Although the Cadwaladers chain of ice cream shops now has branches across Wales and northern England, the famous name now synonymous with some of the best Welsh ice cream…

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