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11 02, 2018

All aboard the Ffestinniog Railway

By |2018-02-11T17:50:38+00:00February 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We’re really lucky here in Porthmadog to have one of the station stops for the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway. North Wales is not short of railways, and it’s a lovely way to explore the area, aboard one of the steam trains. History of the Railway The railway company is the oldest in the world still operating steam trains  including three of the original locomotives that are over 150 years [...]

10 02, 2018

Take a ‘self care’ break in Porthmadog

By |2018-02-10T08:55:17+00:00February 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We’ve hit blue Monday recently, which is the day of the year when everyone is at their most miserable. The cold weather and dark nights have really hit, we’re all skint after Christmas, and our summer holidays seem like a dot on the horizon. Incidentally it’s also in the week when most people are booking holidays. We’ve got a great way to combine the two; why not use this time [...]

7 02, 2018

The Best Adventure Activities in North Wales

By |2018-02-07T15:32:28+00:00February 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

While North Wales certainly can boast some of the most picturesque landscapes in the country, it is not all just great views and stunning scenery. There is plenty to attract even the most hardly thrill seekers of all ages. If you are looking to add a touch of adventure and drama to your holiday in North Wales, then these attractions are just what you’re looking for. But be warned, they [...]

5 02, 2018

Places to Visit In and Around Porthmadog

By |2018-02-05T15:19:49+00:00February 5th, 2018|Entertainment|0 Comments

There is plenty to see and do on a trip to the beautiful Porthmadog. This bustling town has something for everyone with enough options to keep you entertained on a short break to our delightful town. We have available sumptuous and affordable accommodation in Porthmadog where you can unwind and look forward to visiting one of the many local attractions. Purple Moose Brewery Brewing began in this unique and distinctive [...]

4 02, 2018

Wet weather holidays for the kids in North Wales

By |2018-02-04T08:52:14+00:00February 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

With half term on the horizon, temperatures plummeting and snow swishing overhead it can be a challenging time of the year for families. Lots of activities are closed for winter, warm weather for outside activities seems like light years away and the January blues have made us all feel under the weather. What better time to get away though than February half term? A change of scenery, a chance to [...]

1 02, 2018

Farms and Farm Parks in North Wales

By |2018-02-01T08:50:34+00:00February 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

This is an excellent time of year to think about visiting a farm in North Wales. Why? Small baby animals. There’s nothing more lovely than watching a lamb wobble on legs that’s too big for them, or to see baby piglings snuggle up to Mummy pig. Most farms with baby animals also have a feeding time programme so you or your children can feed the baby lambs or calves. You’d [...]

27 01, 2018

Spring in Porthmadog

By |2018-01-27T08:47:21+00:00January 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In winter, it can be really tempting to climb back under the duvet and forget about the dark days, cold temperatures and generally miserable weather. When the daffodils start swaying from side to side in all their glory we know it’s spring in North Wales, and it’s a great time to visit Porthmadog because there’s so much to offer. So why not wind a hand out from under the duvet, [...]

26 01, 2018

Visiting North Wales for Valentine’s Day

By |2018-01-26T14:32:09+00:00January 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Valentine’s Day is the most romantic day of the year, but it can be full of tired clichés and recycled gifts. If you have been together for some time with your partner, then finding something new and romantic to do to celebrate Valentines can be tricky. While the shops and retailers will tell us, we should be buying gifts for our loved ones this Valentines, in fact the most romantic [...]

24 01, 2018

Dolphin and Seal watching in North Wales

By |2018-01-24T19:00:10+00:00January 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Here on the blog we have told you about lots of different activities to try and places to visit during your visit with us. What we haven’t talked about yet is one of the most amazing experiences on offer not far from our doorstep. On the North Wales coast we’re lucky enough to be able to have some amazing wildlife, and not all of it is on land! As you [...]

23 01, 2018

Brewery Tours in North Wales

By |2018-01-23T19:00:49+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

There’s nothing better than the yeasty smell of a brewery in the wind, and seeing the whole process of beer being made from start to finish at one of our local breweries is a great way to whet your appetite for a few drinks afterwards! North Wales has some great local and micro breweries and some of them offer tours so you can watch them in action. A brewery tour [...]

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