The unofficial region of Wales, the North, has a plethora of attractions, from breath-taking landscapes to ancient ruins and historic castles. The experiences and opportunities for a great day-out while you are on your holiday are endless, so we’ve put together a list of some of the best parts of the area, so your holiday is varied and of course, memorable and enjoyable!
The North Wales countryside offers a diverse range of landscapes for visitors to enjoy and explore. The beauty is best experienced on your two feet, and there are plenty of paths to choose from depending on your ability and commitment to the trail! With luscious rolling hills dotted with cattle in the Clywydian Mountain Range and the stunning and imposing Snowdonia, you really are spoilt for choice when it comes to secluded and unique destinations in the area. For tranquillity and unspoilt views, North Wales more than delivers.
With the Isle of Anglesey and the Great Orme just a short journey away from our Wales holiday homes for sale, the rugged and wild coastline consistently attracts people to the area. During your visit, you can expect to see an abundance of wildlife, rare plants, historical sites and idyllic seaside towns and villages.
Rivers and Lakes
Carving the North Wales landscape is a range of waterways. Not only do they provide a great picnic spot they are also perfect for the thrill seekers amongst us who are in search of for some water-based activities! The River Dee passes through the heart of the county and is perfect for whitewater rafting and the stillness of Lake Bala is ideal for a meander and exploration on a kayak.
There’s nothing quite like discovering the history of an area while you are on holiday and what better way to do it than a visit to a historical house which was once home to some of the most influential residents of the area? Wales is famous for its castles, and there is no shortage of them here in North Wales! Conwy Castle captures the hearts of many visitors and is steeped in local history, as one of the best preserved medieval fortifications in Britain, your experience will be incomparable.
Gardens are for every season, and the diversity of plants and trees will offer a spectacle all year round. The Victorian Bodnant Gardens covers approximately 80-acres and is full of a wide variety of plants from all over the world. The grounds also feature 40 UK champion trees, which are some of the finest examples of their species in the whole of the UK.
History buffs will rejoice with a trip to Prestatyn to see the ancient Roman baths. The well-preserved ruins were excavated as recently as 1984. The local library holds artefacts that were removed from the site, along with detailed explanations and discoveries from the archaeological find.
The Pavilion Theatre has a varied and interesting programme running throughout the year. With tribute acts, comedians and your classic panto’s, you will be entertained all year round!
Food and Drink
Many restaurants, cafés and bars in North Wales pride themselves in sourcing and serving locally produced foods. From traditional pub grub to A La Cart menus, your taste buds are in for a treat!
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