Category Archives: Snowdonia

Not planned your summer holiday yet? It’s not too late. In this blog we’re rounded up some fantastic summer holiday options for you, from a Bed and Breakfast in the Brecon Beacons (that’s a lot of Bs) to a canal boat break along one of Wales’ best-loved canals, you’ll find something that ticks all of […]

A tea rooms visit: The perfect wet weather activity for days out in Wales You can’t beat a good slice of cake. Even if the sky is gloomy and it’s raining cats and dogs, a good slice of Victoria sponge or even a warming chunk of bara brith (that’s a Welsh fruit loaf, in case […]

We have to say it’s feeling very Christmassy at Wales Tourists Online HQ. The Christmas tree is up, the obligatory string of silver bells have been hung across our window. All we need to complete the Christmas picture is an open fire, a plate of mince pies and maybe a glass (or two) of whiskey. […]

Croseo! Easter is just around the corner and lots of our campsites, hotels and B&Bs are becoming very busy. To make sure you don’t miss out on a break to Wales this Easter weekend (2014), we’re going to show you three fantastic things you can do in Wales and six places you stay. So, whether […]

Inigo Jones Slate Works

Inigo Jones Slate Works: Preserving Wales’ History If you want to see how natural Welsh slate is used to make beautiful pieces, visit Inigo Jones Slate Works. Founded in 1861, it is as useful today as it was back then. The company was initially formed to make school writing tablets but has since ventured into other areas. It now makes craft, landscape, architectural, and memorial products.

If you’re craving the freedom that camping brings, don’t forsake any of life’s luxuries – go glamping in Wales instead. Trust us, it’s incredible and should feature highly on everyone’s bucket list. First off, let’s establish what glamping is. According to the Oxford Dictionaries site, the word glamping is an amalgamation of the words ‘glamorous’ […]

Llandwyn Island –  Home to the Welsh Patron Saint of Lovers. At the far end of North Wales is a tiny Island which was once home to the Welsh patron Saint of lovers – St Dwynwen. The legend of St Dwynwen dates back to the 5th Century. There are many interpretations of this ancient love […]

Rough Guides Readers Vote Wales Best Country in the World to Visit In 2014 Readers of travel guidebook Rough Guides placed Wales as one of the best countries to visit in 2014. They were drawn by its medieval castles, breathtaking mountain ranges, rugged coastline, and picturesque valleys. Rough Guide readers also named Malaysia, Chile, Pakistan, […]

Zip-a-Dee-Doo-AHHHHHH!!

Welcome To Europe’s Longest Zip Wire  Have you ever ridden a zip wire? If not, it’s time to visit Zip World in north Wales. Home to Europe’s longest and fastest zip wire, it offers visitors an out-of-this-world experience. The adrenalin fuelled experience is described as “the nearest thing to flying” and was dreamt up by […]

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