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Ten Popular Treks in the UK


North Wales’ Snowdonia national park is home to many adventures and hikes which have been enjoyed for thousands of years. However, its namesake mountain is by far the most popular mountain of them all. On a nice day, you will find scores of people making their way to the summit. If you’re after a challenging, seldom-tread path to follow as you make your way up the mountain, you can climb it via Crib Goch or if you really want to push yourself why not try the Snowdon Challenge

Cadair Idris

At the southern tail of the park, you will find the second most popular peak of the region. Named for the legend that a giant created it who was looking for somewhere to sit, hence the name, which translates to ‘Chair of Idris’. This mountain isn’t as crowded as other peaks such as Snowdon, so you are likely to get a more authentic trekking experience. The nearby down of Dolgellau which lies at the foot of the mountain may provide a perfect place to prep for the trip before making the ascent,…

Gift Vouchers Now Available at Dragon Raiders Activity Park!

Christmas is only four days away and with the New Year fast approaching the next thing to think about is birthdays! At the beginning of the year some of us start making note of all the birthdays we have to start planning for, whereas others will simply get a last minute gift.
Whichever type of person you are; organised or last-minute; Dragon Raiders Activity Park has the perfect present for everyone! At their activity park they have an array of adventure courses suitable for schools, adults and families. Their newest challenges are the Survival Wild Camp and Snowdon X2 Challenge, which are overnight expeditions, but why not book on to the Paintball and Segway?
For all the adrenaline-junkies out there, the Paintball activity is the best choice for you. Get your group together and participate in a competitive, yet fun activity for the day. The activity course is located on the coast of the naturally beautiful Llyn Peninsula in Gwynedd, North Wales.
There are a number of game zones av…

Palewood Caravan Park in Snowdonia

Our minds may be on Christmas and winter right now but very soon we should all have a little free time to prepare ourselves for 2016.

Before you know it Christmas will be over and that is a great time to plan your holidays for 2016. If you are tired by the exhausting task of researching and booking holidays wouldn’t it be lovely to have your own secret escape in the heart of Snowdonia countryside where you could retreat to whenever you wish? If this sounds great to you it may be time to look into purchasing your own holiday home.

While camping trips to busy, lively holiday parks can be fun if you prefer a more tranquil holiday surrounded by peace and nature then purchasing your own lodge, caravan or holiday home is definitely the way to go. Achieving the perfect atmosphere depends on the caravan park you choose to purchase your new holiday home from.

Palewood Caravan Park in Snowdonia is one of the most outstanding five star parks in North Wales. It has a major focus on peace and natura…

Book a Fantastic Christmas in Llandudno

The holidays are coming and with the festive season fast approaching, now is the time to start booking your Christmas retreat. North Wales is a beautiful place to visit all year round, with stunning scenery, brilliant events and much more. With many locations to choose from, we understand choosing the right place to stay can be difficult. Therefore we have chosen the best location to stay this Christmas for you and all for good reason.
The Victorian town Llandudno invites visitors to explore everything it has to offer, from the almighty Great Orme and Llandudno Pier, to the tranquil West Shore and array of independent stores and cafes. This time of year however, there is a cluster of events happening. This makes Llandudno the ideal place to stay this Christmas.
There are a fantastic number of Llandudno hotels to choose from, but not all hotels offer a seafront location and fantastic service like Lauriston Court and their sister hotel, Lawton Court. The hotels are located only a cou…

Beautiful Holiday Homes in Caernarfon

North Wales is the perfect area to get away from it all and experience the perfect balance of nature, stunning views, entertainment, great food and events. If you love all these things along with historic attractions and castles then Caernarfon is the right place to buy your new holiday home.

Holiday homes in Caernarfon on the best holiday parks are highly sought and Coed Helen holiday park provides some of the best holiday homes and the best facilities.

Coed Helen is a four star park with its luxurious holiday homes in Caernarfon overlooking views of the Menai Strait, Caernarfon Castle and across to Anglesey.

You won’t find a view quite like it anywhere else. To the west lies some of the very best of the North Wales coast, to the east lies the forests and mountains of Snowdonia National Park, to the north and south you will find some of the most famous North Wales towns of Conwy, Llandudno and Portmeirion, all offering great events, festivals and attractions. At Coed Helen the historic…

Festival Number 6: This Year's Top Festival!

Festival Number 6 is a bespoke banquet of music, arts and culture. If you relish fantastic atmosphere, great company and a line-up of must-see artists of many genres then this is the festival for you. 
Accommodation is available on site at some of the local hotels, however if you wish to break away from the event once the evenings draw to a close, then there are some great caravan sites in North Wales you can stay at.
Set within the idyllic Italian-style village of Portmeirion, the event boasts some of the beautiful sceneries you will find in North Wales. Breathtaking views coupled with the various venue locations filled with artists, great food, crafts and much more throughout the festival, creates a four-day attraction you’ll never forget.
The music side of the event presents a unique line up of acts including, but most certainly not exclusive to, James Morrison, Grace Jones, Mark Ronson, Rae Morris and Thud Crackle Pop to name a few. All live acts and DJs will perform at a number…

Theatre Breaks At Seafront Hotels in Llandudno

The Cae Mor Seafront Hotel in Llandudno is the perfect destination if you are looking for the best theatre breaks around.

The serene seaside town of Llandudno has awe inspiring coastal views, the unique landscape of the Great Orme and a wide range of attractions, restaurants and shopping choices.

It is also home to the best theatre in North Wales Venue Cymru, which hosts incredible shows and performances all year round.

The Cae Mor Seafront Hotel in Llandudno has a prime position with panoramic views across the Bay. It is also directly next door to Venue Cymru. The hotel offers exclusive theatre packages starting from only £388, as well as extra special Opera packages as well.

You will also benefit from pre-show dining at the Cae Mor so you never have to worry about running late for your desired performance. You can enjoy a delicious meal at the Cae Mor’s seafront facing Othello’s Restaurant before walking the few short steps next door to take in your show.

The theatre packages and opera p…

Some of the Most Popular Treks in Europe

Adventure Treks in Europe are fantastic way to spend a few hours or days– exploring a beautiful new
place that you can be sure is completely different to how your friends will be spending their holidays!

Within this article we have put together a number of incredible places that you can adventure trek as a part of a tour group or simply self-guided, giving you the most magical experience of natural beauty across the world. Europe is home to a whole host of fantastic environments, so whether you fancy walking along hills and rivers, or mountains and beaches, you have a huge choice at your disposal.

Iceland Laugavegur Trek - An exclusive part of Europe that boasts an enchanted environment and range of landscapes, Iceland is the perfect destination for any avid trekker. On this route you will experience a spectacular hike through wilderness, with steep climbs, rough grounds and the thrill of setting up camp in the evenings. The Iceland Laugavegur Trek will take you through lakes, lava fi…

What to Expect When Travelling With E Cigarettes

E Cigarettes are taking the world by storm right now, however does that mean that you can inhale them everywhere? This article is for the travelling vapour, what you should expect, and how to prepare when travelling abroad with one.
Rules and Regulations are different in every country, so make sure you research beforehand. If the country you’re travelling to does not accept e cigarettes and other variations as a social norm, you may want to consider what you take with you.
The airport is a place where travellers have to spend a lot of time and surely you will want to use your e cigarette. However it would be horrible if your trusty Innokin e cigs were confiscated, for that reason it might be a good idea to bring a disposable one with you and have your main vape tucked away in your luggage.  
Don’t take extra refills on the flight with you, only take exactly what you need which is a partially filled E plain E-cigarette.
Also consider if having your high tech vape is appropriate when o…

The Festival of Archaeology 2015

The Festival of Archaeology is returning once again for its 25th year running and is set to give visitors an amazing day out in North Wales and other parts of the UK. You can enjoy a day full of history and archaeology, as you immerse yourself into the sounds, sights and smells of life during the Roman era. 
Meet Roman characters to see what they can teach you, while enjoying some fantastic Roman cookery and go on the mystery excavation – all within close distance to a selection of fantastic accommodation. There are lodges in Snowdonia available for those who wish to attend the Meillionydd excavation open days on 11th – 12th July 2015.
Morfa Lodge Holiday Park is a popular choice for accommodation, so book your stay at one of their lodges in Snowdonia. The Saturday 11th July is the perfect day too as you can enjoy your time at the Festival of Archaeology 2015 during the day, and then join in the fun at the holiday park with entertainment by Elv’s Disco and a brilliant Hog Roast in the …

Places to Visit & Stay for the Spring Bank Holiday Weekend

The spring bank holiday weekend is nearing and North Wales has a great selection of attractions to visit, things to do and places to stay for a truly fantastic weekend. Morfa Lodge Holiday Park has touring pitches and holiday homes in North Wales for a relaxing break this bank holiday. The great news is they have very recently announced the arrival of free public Wi-Fi across their park for all to enjoy.
There’s a vast array of events across North Wales worth visiting with the family. The highly anticipated Llandudno Air Show is one of many, where spectators will gather along the north shore in Llandudno to watch the eccentric displays on Saturday 23rd May 2015.  This event runs each year and is put together to celebrate the charitable work for blind veterans and servicemen, creating a wonderful day out for all.
If you can’t make the Saturday for the Llandudno Air Show then head down to Prestatyn on Sunday 24th May 2015, for the Prestatyn Classic Car Show. This will be the 16th annua…

Fantastic Ideas for School Activities in North Wales!

Dragon Raiders Activity Park is the perfect attraction for school group activities in North Wales. They have a great venue for your school trip, surrounded by beautiful woodlands through which you can explore during your adventure. They’ll provide you with everything you need, from training to talking you through all health and safety procedures to ensure the well-being of all visitors.
For school group activities in North Wales Dragon Raiders can offer you a great number of activities, which are fun for all the children and members of staff! Free places are also offered to teachers, complete with pre-prepared risk assessments and planning sessions. With over 10 years’ experience working with large groups from schools, colleges and universities, you can be assured that your adventure with Dragon Raiders will be an exciting one.
If you have a large class of students who are all hopeful to be able to attend their activity together, then worry not. Dragon Raiders can provide for groups…