As the clocks have recently changed back again here in the UK, the promise and anticipation of warmer months has arrived. The light fills our rooms in the mornings, and we can still enjoy a glimpse of the daylight as we return home. It is during this time of year that many of us begin to look forward to all of the outdoor adventures we can once again pursue. Biking riding, swimming in the sea, barbeques and festivals and fates are just some of the activities we all start to fill our calendars with.
One of our favourite family-friendly activities to enjoy during spring and summer is dining alfresco, with our favourite people and in a dreamlike location! Lucky for us, and all who visit this breath-taking part of Wales, there are plenty of awe-inspiring spots for you to sit down together to savour a bite to eat.
The incredibly beautiful mountain range of Snowdonia has been inspiring visitors and residents alike for hundreds of years. The diverse landscape consists of towering peaks, rivers and lakes full of natural life, rolling hills and ancient woodlands. The National Park is a playground for outdoor lovers, and the landscape invites visitors to immerse themselves in all that it has to offer. Whether you choose to dine riverside while watching the aerial displays from the birds, amongst the tall and blooming trees in a woodland or along the route to the summit of the mountains, Snowdonia is laden with picture-perfect picnic spots!
The Medieval town of Conwy offers several idyllic locations for you and your family to enjoy a delicious homemade lunch. The enclosing town walls provide panoramic views of the town, oceans and the captivating landscape of Snowdonia, whereas the harbourside setting offers views of the bustling River Conwy, with regular sighting of meandering leisure boats. All destinations offer a tranquil and scenic spot for your picnic.
Although the Great Orme may look as though it is a challenging walk, if you take it slow and spend some time admiring the views along the way, you will tackle the approximately four-mile route in no time! The efforts of your venture will also be greatly rewarded when you reach the summit, as the stunning headland and surrounding cliff edges are awe-inspiring. The spot is not only fantastic for photography enthusiasts, but it also makes a fantastic location to sit down and have a bite to eat!
The National Trust gardens welcome those who simply want to be amongst the gorgeous gardens while eating a picnic that they have created themselves at home. Being surrounded by the stunning flowers and shrubbery while you sit down with your loved ones and share a range of delicious treats is an idyllic way to spend a day during your holiday!
Clwydian Range and Dee Valley
Referred to as the ‘scenic gateway of North Wales’ the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) consists of remote and exposed hillsides, historic towns and villages, mountains, woodlands and a network of inland waterways. A couple of hours exploring this landscape will bring incredible sights, whether that is of the abundant yet rarely seen wildlife, rare yet beautiful flora or of the captivating landscape, a day trip to this stunning destination in North Wales will be a memorable one! With plenty of paths and benches along route, wherever you choose to dine alfresco, you’ll be surrounded by natures beauty.
Do you have any favourite picnic spots near our static caravans for sale, North Wales that we haven’t mentioned? We would love to hear about your favourite places to head to during your time here, so that we can share them with our other readers – get in touch via our social media channels!