Things to do in North Wales
There is no better time to have a holiday home in North Wales
There is no better place to buy your dream holiday home than right here in North Wales. 'Staycations' are highly fanishionale now, and rather than travel across the contintent, more and more people are choosing to holiday in the UK.
In fact, not only are more and more Brits choosing to spend their holidays here, we're seeing more and more tourists from Europe and across the World travel to our shores, and North Wales is one of the most popular areas for such trips.
North Wales now features as a mainstay as a top destiniation to visit by globally renowned tourist and travel companies. Lonely Planet recently rated it as the fourth best place in the World!
This has been a result of huge investment in world-class tourist attractions and destinations, not to mention the stunning scenery - all of which are easily reachable from our parks.
Here's a list of some of our favourite things to do in North Wales.
Walk up and climb Snowdon
Hundreds of thousands of visitors and locals climb Mount Snowdon every year, making it one of the areas most popular activities in the region. It's easy to see why. The scenery is stunning with pretty lakes nestled at the bottom towerin ridges and views that stretch right over to the coastline and Irish Sea - it really is something to behold.
Climbing Snowdon is one to tick-off the bucket list as you'll be able to say you've scaled the tallest peak in England and Wales and have bragging rights on your return back home. What's really great about Snowdon though is the fact that everyone is able to do it. There's plenty of trails to take from advanced to beginner, plus there's always the railway. At the top there's a great cafe/restaurant that makes fresh food using local produce, plus a gift and souvineer shop to get momentos.
Explore North Wales castles
Did you know that Wales has more castles per square mile than any other country in the World? And in our opinion the very best our right on our parks' doorsteps. Our castles take an important place in Welsh history and heritage with picturesque medieval towns built around them.
- Berthlwyd Park is located just 1 mile from Conwy, a picturesque cobbled highstreet and town centre built around the beautiful imposing castle. Medieval architecture and heritage can be seen and enjoyed throughout the town.
- Caernarfon Castle is just a 10 minute walk from Coed Helen and it is truly world-renowned and like Conwy, the town's heritage is woven throughout its fabric. They also hold lots of fun acitivites, days and exhibitions throughout the year and in the school holidays.
- Beaumaris castle is just a short drive from St. David's Park and is the only castle on this list that can boast a moat!
Portmerion is an attraction that needs to be seen to be fully appreciated. It is full-sized replica Italian village on the coastline near the Porthmadog and is the brainchild of architect Sir Clough Williams-Ellis who built Portmerion between 1925 and 1975.
There is tea-rooms, a hotel with an exceptional restaurant, stalls with handmade arts and crafts but just walking around the grounds and seeing the buildings and the scenery is worth the trip alone.
Fun days out on North Wales' beaches
North Wales is famous for its beaches with many beautiful ones to choose from. Our favourite is unsurprisingly, the beautiful sandy beach that St. David's Park enjoys private access to. It has beautful golden sand and duting high-tide enjoys a strong sense of privacy as the sea cuts off the beach with Benllech.
Other well-known beaches in the region include Conwy Morfa - located not far from Berthlwyd. There is Dinas Dinlle located down the road from Coed Helen.
There is nothing quite like spending a hot Summers day relazing on a beach or enjoying a fun-filled day with all the family - picnic and beach games included! When the sun is shining there really is nowhere esle quite like North Wales.
Llandudno is known as the "Queen of Welsh Resorts" and is a hugely popular destination for visitors of the region.
It's Victorian heritage is notiecble everwhere, from the period buildings to the promenade and pier. You won't be at a loss for things to do and indeed will find youself visiting time and time again.
There is the famous pier with traditional seaside arcade and attractions. There is also a well-known Punch and Judy show that has been run by the same family for over 100 years! the towns highstreet is bustling and has plenty of brilliant cafes and restaurants, as well as popular highstreet shops. There is also plenty of tradtional pubs such as The Kings Head.
The Orme is a large hill and nature reserve on the headland and boasts many attractions including the Victorian tram, Summit centre, family golf, ski slope and toboggan.
Water sports activities in North Wales
We've mentioned North Wales' enviable beaches and coastline scenery and with that comes plenty of opportunity for fun and activity.
Owners on St. David's Park benefit from having a private boat park and slipway at a very reasonalble cost. Our holiday home owners spend great days out on the sea, exploring hard-to-reach coves and wildlife. Many also enjoy waterskiing and wakeboarding.
On Anglesey for those seeking a high-octane thrill we can recommend the good people at Rib Ride located in Menai Strait, who run high speed rib rides to give you a trhilling and themed tour of the coast. They also run trips from Conwy Marina.
There is also plenty of sailing clubs dotted around North Wales as well as marinas in Conwy, Deganwy, Pwllheli and harbours in Amwlich and Menai to name just a few.
Play golf on North Wales' famous golf courses
Holiday home owners across our three parks make good use of North Wales' fine array of championship golf courses. Coed Helen is a stones throw from Caernarfon a beautiful championship course and it is just a short drive from Anglesey.
Conwy golf club is know well-know and a maintstay on various professional tours. It is easily reachable from all of our sites but is located very near to Berthlwyd..