What to look out for in spring in North Wales
As the winter begins to draw to a close it is time to look forward to the longer days of spring, and to beat the winter blues, it might be a perfect time to take a look at our holiday homes for sale North Wales and get yourself ready for the year of holidays ahead! Spring is a spectacular time of year to visit North Wales, with the flowers blooming, the wildlife coming back out to play, and the weather starting to warm up. Here are just a few of the exciting things you can look forward to in the spring: The Wildlife Spring is one of the busiest times of year for wildlife in North Wales with an array of land, sea and air animals all flocking to the area for their spring and summer holidays! Just a few of the treats you can expect to see are: terns, red squirrels, otters, dolphins, porpoise, bats, dragonflies, butterflies and even a dragon! (Ok, so maybe it isn’t a real dragon but find out who he is here.) A little patience may be needed to spot these little beauties, which are hidden all over North Wales; however, the wait will certainly pay off if you catch a glance! The Flowers As the winter ends the flowers spring right back into bloom, and the somewhat monotone colour palette bursts with a sense of vibrancy. Head to Gors Maen Llwyd to see the pink and yellow flowers of the heather where you might be lucky enough to spot some of the wildlife there too! Other flowers that will be out in full force during the spring include the classics of bluebells and daffodils, offering a calming sense of colour in vast quantities. No matter where you turn on a walk in the countryside or coastal paths in spring you’ll be faced with some of the native flowers of North Wales, including the Snowdrop! Where to visit The best places to visit in spring have to be outdoors, as the unpredictable winter weather means that many who visit have had the pleasure of exploring the incredible indoor attractions. As the weather changes however, it is time to get back to enjoying the great outdoors; here are just a few of the amazing locations in North Wales that will prove to be a real treat on your holiday: Snowdonia National Park Snowdonia National Park is one of the wonders of Wales that offers a spectacular visit all year around. The change of seasons means a change of scenery, and the spring means that the frost is wiped away, and you can once again embark on some wild water sports! It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for a calming walk, an action-packed adventure or a sightseeing extravaganza, Snowdonia has it all. Bodnant Garden The gardens at Bodnant will be in full swing in the spring, and the vibrant flowers really come to life at this time of year. A wonderful place to visit for any budding photographers, as the photo opportunities are plentiful, Bodnant gardens are often said to be at their very best in the spring. Once you’ve explored the nature all around, head inside for a warming cup of tea and a cheeky slice of cake to top the day off! Fairy Glen Betws-y-Coed Fairy Glen is a location in North Wales that is often overlooked, but certainly should not be! The incredible cascading waterfalls are created by the Conwy River make for a dramatic performance; this is a hidden gem not to be missed! Talk a gentle stroll down the steps to this magical haven and you’ll feel as if you’ve stepped into your very own fairy tale! Wales Coast Path The Wales Coast Path covers a great distance from Chepstow to Queenferry and offers walkers the chance to explore the beauty of the full coastline. The dedicated footpath passes through a total of 11 National Nature Reserves which you can stop off at on the way for an eclectic experience. Obviously this is not something that can be done in one trip, however, selecting certain sections to cover whilst staying in North Wales will certainly be a trip to remember, giving you a little insight to what the full journey holds!