The locations of our wales caravans for sale and holiday parks are perfect for the watersports enthusiasts amongst us. Not only is there a stunning and expansive coastline, but there are also several idyllic rivers and lakes nestled in the countryside and mountains of Snowdonia. Holidays are a time to try new things, challenge yourself and see what you can achieve. The sense of freedom and relaxation you get while you’re away gives you a boost and hunger to try something different. Taking to the water and having a go at one of the many sports on offer in the area is a great way to challenge yourself and have some fun! Watersports have the added benefit of not being weather dependent, as you’ll be getting wet regardless of whether the rain is pouring or not!
White Water Rafting
White water rafting is an exhilarating and thrilling activity. It is certainly one way to get the adrenaline pumping, and the River Dee in Llangollen has twists and turns to keep you all on your toes and enjoying the ride. There are plenty of places along the river that will provide all the equipment and expertise you will need. Experienced instructors will put even the most nervous of the group at ease, with safety drills and training provided before you start to ensure you will all be ready for the rapids. The River Dee is not just a hot spot for adrenalin junkies, it is also frequently visited due to its breath-taking beauty, with walkers, cyclists and fishermen all enjoying the water too, you are guaranteed to see some stunning scenery along the way. Whether you are holidaying as a large group, or there as just a couple of you, white water rafting is a must while you’re in the area, for a memorable experience that is certain to put a smile on your face.
Kayaking on Lake Bala
Enjoy the view and the scenery from another angle by hopping onto a kayak and travelling around it on the water. Lake Bala, the largest natural lake in Wales, is surrounded by the dramatic Snowdonia National Park and is a great place to spend a couple of hours or even a whole day exploring. With single or double kayaks available to hire, you and all your family can enjoy a day on the lake. Why not pack yourselves a picnic and some warm clothes for the evening and dine alfresco in the stunning location? There is an array of rare wild plants and animals, so a pair of binoculars may come in handy too!
Sailing in Colwyn Bay
Ever wanted to try your hand at sailing? Colwyn Bay in North Wales is one of the best places to give it a go! There is no need to worry that you don’t have any experience on the water, as there are plenty of advisories and guidance offered by the experienced instructors and fellow skippers, they are dedicated to making sure you get the most out of your time on the water.
It isn’t just the novice sailors that are invited to give sailing a shot, as the more experienced boaters are also welcome to explore the bay! You can choose how long you’d like to be on the water, whether it’s a couple of hours or a full day.
Wild swimming has gained popularity in the last couple of years, and we can see why! A refreshing dip in a beautiful location can’t easily be beaten. Whether you like a running river or a still and secluded lake, North Wales has a location to suit all preferences. We recommend taking a dip in the captivating Blue Lagoon or the Llyn Dinas.
What are your favourite water-based activities? Will you be having a go at them while you’re on holiday in North Wales? Let us know via our social media channels!