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High Quality Stays in the Heart of Snowdonia

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Very many of us automatically think of going abroad when we consider the thought of going on holiday. With that comes airport delays, pat downs and cramped planes – as well as your money simply going not as far as it used to when it comes to holiday spends. The weak pound compared to the Euro has meant that very many of us are having to cut back on your holidays because we simply can’t buy as much as we used to.
However, going abroad isn’t all there is to enjoying a great holiday.
The Great British Holiday has stepped up its game considerably in recent years, and staying in the UK can actually give you a relaxing, peaceful holiday which can make you feel like you’ve actually recharged your batteries. There are a number of excellent hotels in the UK which can provide all of the service you would expect from a holiday, and they go above and beyond to ensure that you’ll have a marvellous time.
The rising cost of going abroad isn’t going to go down any time soon, and while the UK cannot prom…

Welshpool: An Ideal Location For Holiday Homes in Mid Wales

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Welshpool, Mid Wales is a beautiful area of Wales located just four miles from the England and Wales border. The area is the perfect location to stay in holiday homes in midwales truly immerse oneself into the wonder of Welsh culture. The town itself is home to 6500 citizens and the impressive Powys Castle, alongside an abundance of Georgian architecture. The quaint market town used to be the capital of South Powys for a short period of time and describes itself as “the place where Wales begins”. Welshpool is definitely a superb location for any family or tourist who wishes to consider a break away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. The town is easily accessible by road, rail or air via the A483, on the Cambrian line or the nearby Welshpool Airport. When you do arrive it is vitally important to visit Powys Castle. The 13th Century sandstone castle and its walls surround the beautiful gardens and aesthetics that definitely have to be seen to be believed. You can make your visit to…

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

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Yorkshire’s Dales are what can be considered one of the greatest areas in the United Kingdom for reacquainting yourself with nature and some good old-fashioned walking. The Yorkshire Dales are a wonderful natural paradise for hikers and mountain walkers in particular, as there are many hills and mountains to get involved with. After years of people travelling from all over the country to climb, A challenge was created in which participants would be tasked with ascending three of these peaks in consecutive journey. This route is entitled ‘The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge.
Not unlike it’s brother courses like ‘The Welsh Three Peaks Challenge’ and the ‘National Three Peaks Challenge’ you must tackle the highest peaks of the region, while exploring the region and trekking cross country. The Yorkshire Three Peaks route is 24 Miles long, and includes 5,200ft (1585m) of ascent. To take part in the challenge, you can try to organise yourself as a group, or you can join a pre-organised event.

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Budget Hotels In Llandudno With Style

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Getting a great deal on a seafront hotel in Llandudno doesn’t mean that you have to put up with inferior accommodation for the sake of saving money. The saying “You get what you pay for” has been true to very many things throughout life, but it doesn’t have to apply to everything. Seafront hotels in Llandudno for instance.
A few tips and tricks can ensure that you can get a lovely hotel in Llandudno with high-quality interiors, excellent proximity to the seaside, fantastic staff and an excellent stay without breaking the bank – leaving you more money for attractions and entertainment on your holiday, of course. The secret to getting all of this might surprise you.
Booking your hotel directly has been long considered a complete waste of money, but things tend to come around in circles. You might remember the first price comparison websites some years ago – which promised that using them was a far cheaper option than contacting the company directly. That was the case – once – but things ha…

Real Ale Festival Takes You Across North Wales

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Summer may be coming to a close but that isn’t going to stop the tourists flocking to the North Wales coast to stay in a Llandudno seafront hotel. If you are lucky you can still acquire some last minute sunshine and an ice cream without needing to carry an umbrella! But for those of you looking for an activity predominantly based indoors, then the Conwy Real Ale Trail is going to be right up your street! The Conwy County Borough Council is happy to inform you that the real ale festival is coming back to the area for the second time this year. An event that is constantly on the move throughout one whole day, from the Llandudno seafront right through to Conwy Marina, stopping at places in between both locations. The map consists of seven pubs and bars, with a microbrewery thrown in as a treat! All of these renowned establishments are full to the brim with charm and character, and beloved by the locals. The microbreweries are rarely open to the general public, so having them on the map is …

Welshpool Canal Walk with Ty Gobaith

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Those of you who are lucky enough to be taking your well deserved holiday at a caravan park in Mid Wales this year, you may find yourself looking for an interesting activity to take part in and enjoy. Look no further than the Welshpool Canal Walk with Ty Gobaith (Happy House) on Sunday the 24th of September, a wonderful charity event helping to support children and their families across the whole of Wales. The first canal walk event that took place last year was so overwhelmingly popular that the organisers have brought it back again, this time in memory of one of the Hope House mums, Teresa Thomas, who put together last year's event and sadly passed away rather unexpectedly in January this year. Anybody is welcome to join the challenge and walk in Teresa’s footsteps along the 8 mile stretch of the Montgomeryshire Canal, from Welshpool to Garthmyl on the edge of Berriew. You may spot the local wildlife as you walk alongside the serene canal, from otters to water voles, and more than…

A Day Out At Llandudno Pier

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One of the longest piers in the UK, Llandudno Pier is very much this seaside town’s main attraction. Saying that, Llandudno Pier is not the only attraction in Llandudno. This bustling seaside town has every many attractions – from prehistoric mineshafts (really!) and WW2 museums to actual working farms.  A holiday within Llandudno means that there will certainly be a choice of things to do, and fun for all of the family is guaranteed - as well as a top class stay at Llandudno seafront hotels.
Some attractions are made better than others of course, and while Llandudno is a resort which genuinely does have a lot of varied and engaging things, perhaps the most profound, simply by visibility, is the famous Llandudno pier. With a rich history, Llandudno pier has been a large part of the identity of this seaside town since it was created, in matters of tourism and otherwise.
Some of the very best hotels in Llandudno gather around the beautiful Llandudno Pier and the seafront promenade, and Ll…