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3 of the Best Reasons to Visit North Wales on Your Next Holiday

As the short days and cold nights begin to ease, the daffodils and snowdrops have sprung and there is a sense of new life in the air, we begin to anticipate and look forward to spring, and all of the rewarding outdoor explorations we can once again embark upon. The winter hibernation is almost over,…

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Fun Facts: Bodnant Gardens and Estate

Bodnant Gardens is one of the most popular attractions in North Wales and visitors come from all corners of the globe to see it with their own eyes. The gardens are world-renowned and celebrated, for their sheer beauty, design, variety and abundance of plants. The landscape has been carved and cared for, for hundreds of…

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Four Favourite Castles in North Wales

North Wales, home of ‘The Iron Ring’, is renowned for its collection of incredible castles, which are interesting to explore and perfect for a fantastic day out that the whole family can enjoy. We look at four of our favourite castles near to our North Wales Caravan Parks. Conwy CastleBuilt in the 13th-century for Edward I,…

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Get Lost in the Legend of Excalibur This Summer

For centuries, the tale of King Arthur has caught the attention of people all over the world. The air of mystery that surrounds the King has resulted in his life becoming, perhaps, one of the most widespread myths to ever exist. With adaptations of his life starting as early as the 12th century, we’re still…

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Girls playing outdoors in summer

North Wales is the Perfect Holiday Destination for Children

For children, the anticipation is just as thrilling as the holiday itself; especially when they are involved in helping to choose the location or packing their bags. The excitement of the journey is also a common memory; being crammed in the car with too many suitcases, playing ‘I spy’ and listening to your parent’s cheesy…

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North Wales: A journey through time

Although North Wales might not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of the history of the UK, but many of the names you will encounter during a stay at our holiday parks in North Wales will come from Norse visitors. Read on for a quick journey through time and learn…

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8 Reasons to choose North Wales for your holiday

North Wales is a fantastic holiday destination no matter what you are looking for. So we have chosen just eight reasons of the many reasons why we think you should choose North Wales for your summer holiday this year! Areas of Natural Outstanding BeautyCertain areas in North Wales boast Areas of Natural Outstanding Beauty including Anglesey,…

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A Brief History of Lyons Holiday Parks

With the announcement of our new Holiday Park joining our collection of North Wales Caravan Parks, we thought that we would take a trip down memory lane and take a look at where our adventure all began! Lyons was founded way back in 1925 with its self-titled Lyons Holiday Park. Soon to follow, thanks largely…

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The history of Bonfire night, explained for children

Have your children ever asked you “why do we have Bonfire Night and big, bright fireworks displays every November 5 here in the UK?” If they have and you wanted to give them the facts, Lyons have a brief guide for you to help your children when it comes to all the details of the…

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Ye olde Halloween facts you never knew!

Halloween is only a matter of days away now, and scores of children and grownups are dressing up to mark the occasion, either at home or at one of our static caravans for sale in Wales. But have you ever wondered why it is we celebrate Halloween? And have you thought about why we take…

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