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…

05 . 08 . 2019

South Snowdonia Trawsfynydd Walk

This circular walk will lead you along public footpaths to the archaeological site of Tomen y Mur and down to the shores of Trawsfynydd lake and there are stunning panoramic views of the mountains of Snowdonia. Some parts of the walk can be wet. Please wear suitable shoes or boots and take care. Distance: 6…

31 . 07 . 2019

Camping with Babies

Life after a new-born might feel like it’ll never be the same again…… But, a new addition needn’t mean you have to give up your camping adventures, you just need to be prepared. So, just as you start to master the art of camping, including chucking everything you need for a weekend of adventure into…

30 . 07 . 2019

Camping with Dogs

Camping and caravanning is one of the most popular holidays in the UK during the summer months, and right here in Snowdonia is one of the best places to bring your tent – there’s hundreds of brilliant sites to choose from and loads of activities and days out to keep everyone entertained. And when you…

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…

24 . 07 . 2019

Beautiful Portmeirion Walk

If you’re staying in North Wales this summer then a visit to the Italianate village of Portmeirion is a must-see day out. So why not enjoy this easy walk to explore the beautiful surroundings of Portmeirion. Distance/Time:                          7.5km / 5 miles. Allow 3 hours (longer for a visit to village) Start:                                        P&D Car Park in Porthmadog…

21 . 07 . 2019

Welsh Coast Path Walk in Rhyl

Earlier this week on the blog we explored some long walks on the Welsh Coast Path. Here’s your chance to explore the bustling coastline of North Wales with our linear walk from Rhos-on-Sea to Rhyl with an 11 mile stroll. Where:              Rhos-on-Sea Distance:          Approx 11.5 miles Difficulty:          Hard Start:                Rhos-on-Sea Tourist Information Centre, Promenade,…

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…