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Brightwater Lakes Holiday Park Mid Wales

Have you started thinking about next year’s holiday? Do you find it too stressful going abroad?

If you are like me and prefer to stay in the UK, then what better place to spend you holidays than Brightwater Lakes Holiday Park Mid Wales near the market town of Welshpool.

Brightwater lakes is set in over 30 acres of magnificent valley and country views. The holiday park has numerous facilities and activities to keep the whole family entertained with two fully stocked fishing lakes, indoor heated swimming pool, and outdoor games area with tennis, football and basketball nets. There are numerous play areas around the Holiday Park, putting green and games room.

There are also various activities to keep you and the family entertained throughout your stay with organised games, competitions and organised trips.

Brightwater Lakes is situated on the Powys Shropshire border and within easy reach of the Midlands, Merseyside and Cheshire.

Llandudo Self Catering Accommodation

The Queens Head B&B and Self Catering Storehouse Cottage is unique, quaint and extremely cosy. The Cottage is located on the outskirts of the popular tourist town of Llandudno with its famous sea-side at the foot of The Great Orme, near the stunning Haulfre Gardens.

This lovely llandudno self catering accommodation has fantastic facilities available for its guest, they are ideal for people wanting to stay in Llandudno fora short break, or for a longer holiday in the popular area of Llandudno.

The luxury self catering accommodation is ideal for 2 people and has the following facilities available for your stay.

The lounge has its own flat screen TV, CD player, Real flame, wrought iron, open gas fire, and snug and cosy armchairs to curl up in.

The Bedroom and adjoining dressing room has a gorgeous 6ft romantic king size bed, pure Egyptian cotton sheets and goose down pillows.

The Bathroom is decorated with floor to ceiling mosaic tiles. It has a bath, shower, sink and WC, a heated …

Visit North Wales

More and more people are choosing to stay in the UK for their holidays, which is great for the UK economy as it means people are spending their money in this country.

The UK really is a gorgeous county with so much to offer, but obviously the only thing that puts people off is the unpredictable weather. Unfortunatley that is something we really don’t have any control over, but at least holidaying in the UK can eliminate lots of stress such as getting stranded abroad when your travel agent has goes bust, or being stranded the other side of the world because of the black ash.

If you have the right weather in the UK you will be sure to have a great time. We have some great beaches and countryside, numerous outdoor activities for the whole family to partake in, lots of history and some great castles especially in North Wales. In fact North Wales is one of UK's most popular tourist destinations.

There are many places to explore and it really does have it all.

If you fancy visiitng No…


Snowdonia is renowned for being one of the most beautiful areas in Europe with its outstanding rocky mountain range, long coastline of sandy beaches, glorious estuaries and spectacular cliffs, it really is a remarkable place to explore and there are numerous activities for all the family with events, attractions and outdoor activities all set in stunning scenery.

The Snowdonia mountain range is a must to explore for any keen walker. The high peaks offer views over the Llyn Peninsula and the Irish Sea which has various fishing locations scattered around and beautiful sandy and pebble beaches dotted throughout.

Snowdonia has a range of beautiful towns with various attractions; such as Bangor a lively university city, which is probably one of the smallest cities in Britain, Llanberis is a beautiful small town located on the lakeside at the foot of Snowdon, Bethesda is a former slate village which has some of North Wale’s wildest mountain scenery.
Caernarfon is another popular welsh town…


Lovely view of Llandudno from the slopes of the Great Orme.

Getting out and about in Llandudno, North Wales

Llandudno is one of North Wales’s premier tourist destinations. It has so much to offer people of all ages and attracts many of the same people year after year. It is particularly popular with older people as it is a very flat place and easy to walk around.

Looking out over the long promenade that stretches between two magnificent headlands the Little Orme and the Great Orme, you will always see an abundant of people strolling along taking in the magnificent views of the ocean, Great Orme and the long stretch of Victorian buildings that stretch the whole length of the promenade. These Victorian buildings are now predominantly Llandudno hotels.

Llandudno really does have a wide variety of activities for all ages. It has two lovely beaches, the North Shore and the West Shore. The North Shore is an award winning beach, with a delightful crescent shape and golden sands. The grade II listed pier at the end is just magnificent and houses numerous kiosks, souvenir shops and rides. It…

Coach Hire North Wales

If you are going to a family celebration as a group, or a night out on the town with a crowd of friends there is generally a concern about getting to and from the venue. It’s great if there’s a non drinker in the group who is willing to be chauffeur for the evening, however when there are large groups of people there will be the need for a larger vehicle.

To overcome such concerns and to take the stress away, why not leave it in somebody else’s capable hands to chauffeur you and your party around for the evening.

A minibus/coach hire company could be the answer to all your worries and it also keeps the group together to and from the venue, enabling you to have a good old sing song on route.

An experienced driver can chauffer you to your chosen destination, taking out all the stresses of getting you home safe and sound leaving you to enjoy your evening hassle free.

Castle Mini Coach hire North Wales is a well established company that has been in operation for the last 20 years. They h…

Frers 60 - Have boat will Travel!

What could be better than traveling the seven seas in a fully equipped ocean going yacht. This Frers 60 was custom built in 2000 for her current owners by the highly reputable yard Southampton Yacht Services, and was put together by the same team that build Oysters and refit giants such as the infamous ‘Velsheda’.

Frers 60 for Sale

Load up with food and water and direct this boat in any direction, maybe plan that round the world trip you have always dreamed of. This ample space this Frers 60 yacht will allow you to travel in comfort all the way.

Best of the Bay: Colwyn Bay web directory and facebook community page

Best of the Bay is a fantastic website devoted to supplying information on the local area and what services are available. Colwyn Bay is a small seaside town located between the wonderful seaside and the breath-taking Pwll-y-crochan Woods.

The main town of Colwyn Bay is situated in a stunning location between the sea and Pwll-y-crochan Woods, at just a few minutes distance from other wonderful towns, including Rhos-on-Sea, the famous walled town of Conwy and the very well renowned Llandudno, known as the "Best seaside resort" in the UK.

Best of the Bay offers free listings to any businesses in the Colwyn Bay area under all the categories listed, making it easy for you to find any type of services that you may need or your business that you would like to advertise to the visiting public on the site.

The site lists many useful local business in the area that can be of use to the public after certain services. As a business, this is a great opportunity for you to get some free …

My Rhyl Business Web Directory and Facebook community!

My Rhyl is a site devoted to supplying all the best local Rhyl businesses operating and serving the area, making it easier to find local businesses.

Rhyl seaside resort on the north east coast of Wales, with many tourists visiting each meaning there is a wealth of services available to the public. The site lists anything from accomodation listings, to motoring services, food and drink, retailers, tradesman, sports & leisure and many more.

Whilst visiting Rhyl, if you find activities and places to visit online before your next visit, you really won't run out of top quality things to do, with such a great range of choice and quality, you can choose exactly what you want to do with the help of My Rhyl.

It is completely free for a local business in Rhyl to add there business listing to the website, so please feel free to add yours today at:

You can now follow My Rhyl on Facebook with the introduction of the brand new My Rhyl facebook community page, which keeps you…

My Llandudno Web Directory and Facebook page

My Llandudno is a website aiming to be the top directory on the web for all things in or related to Llandudno that can be incredibly useful, such as hotels, bed and breakfast, budget and quality accomodation, caravan and camp sites, reailers, bars, restaurants and and professional services within the Llandudno town and surrounding area.

If you are a business owner in Llandudno, you can add your listing to the local directory for free in the relevant category, to help build the online community to make everything easy for visitors and locals to find the information they need quickly.

You can now "Like" us on Facebook with the launch of the My Llandudno community page which will post useful information and news on the area, including events, deals, retail, restaurant, bar, pubs, clubs and professional service information that should be found useful, as well as fabulous images, videos, notes of the local area and posts on the wall that you are more than welcome to interact with…

Fabulous Self Catering Accommodation in North Wales

Llandudno has lots of different styles of accommodation available for tourists (or locals) coming to visit, from hotels to campsites, and boutique accommodation to B&BS.

Another very popular style of accommodation is self catering. This is a great way to go on holiday if you’re having a family holiday as it gives you complete privacy. It also gives you the benefit to go in and out as you please as you don’t have to work your holiday around scheduled meal times. Also it gives you the option to eat what you want instead of sticking to a hotels menu. Self Catering accommodation is also cheaper than staying in a hotel, as you don’t have to pay for meals.

An example of a self catering accommodation is The Queens Head and Storehouse Cottage in Glanwydden in Conwy, very close to Llandudno. The Storehouse Cottage, is opposite the Queens Head, a lovely country pub. The cottage dates back to the 18th century, it comprises of one bedroom, bathroom, lounge, kitchen, and a totally private gar…

The Departure Lounge

Looking for the perfect place to relax and unwind during the day or a place to meet with family or friends for a coffee or a little tipple in the evening. Well look no further. The Departure Lounge in Abergele, North Wales is a unique coffee shop/wine bar with a relaxed atmosphere and comfy surroundings. They have a rear decked area where you can enjoy the fresh air and catch some sunshine. In the evenings they have a variety of themed events and live acts to keep you entertained. They offer great food at reasonable prices and even offer alcoholic beverages late into the evening.

The Departure Lounge is also available to hire for events.

Adjacent to the coffee shop is Travel Unlimited, a well established Travel Agents with over 25 years experience that can cater for all your travel needs, so whilst enjoying a nice glass of vino or a chilled beer you will be able to ponder over your next vacation.

Travel Unlimited has a fantastic relationship with all the top travel companies and ar…

Visiting Llandudno, Colwyn Bay and Conwy

Conwy County homes several beautiful towns, including Llandudno, Colwyn Bay and Conwy, some of the major towns in the area that are very close to one another. These towns are popular amongst tourists due to the natural beauty and features they are lucky enough to hold, making themselves very appealing towards visitors.

Llandudno is a seaside resort located within the Conwy county borough in North Wales, and is the most popular town amongst tourists due to the wealth of attractions and activities, along with the natural beauty and location Llandudno lies on.

Llandudno boasts a brilliant range of activities and attractions including the sweeping promenade next to the stunning sea front, the Victorian buildings – including the wonderful pier, the Great Orme that hosts a wonderful walk, tram climb or cable car facility, with a place to relax at the summit to take in the wonderful views, the North Wales theatre – “Venue Cymru”, which is home to many top and local productions and concerts th…

Seren Y Dyffryn - Fabulous North Wales Holiday Park

Seren Y Dyffryn is a lovely family run North Wales Holiday Park located in Upper Colwyn Bay, surrounded by miles of unspoilt countryside and coast. It is a very tranquil and relaxing place and an ideal location to own your own holiday home or lodge.

Nestled within the North Wales valley, Seren Y Dyffryn offers glorious views of unspoilt Countryside and Coast and amazing views over Snowdonia, Conwy Castle and the Conwy Estuary and is opposite the Welsh Mountain Zoo and Flagstaff Gardens.

Seren Y Dyffryn is easily accessible via the A55 which runs along the North Wales Coast and leads directly to other amazing seaside resorts along the coast such as Llandudno “Queen of the Welsh Resorts”. Llandudno is Wales’s premier seaside town with enough activities and attraction to entertain the whole family. Other popular resorts and attractions close by include Rhyl which has miles and miles of sandy beaches and lots of family activities, Conwy, an attractive historic town is only 10 minutes a…

LLandudno Victorian Extravaganza

Established in 1986 the Llandudno Victorian Extravaganza is an annual event which takes place on the May Day Bank holiday weekend.

It brings in an average of 250,000 ranging from locals to tourists and approximately £15million revenue for the local community.

The Victorian Extravaganza is a great day out for all the family, over the years has seen a great array of entertainment such jugglers, stilt walkers, people parading in Victorian costumes as they did in the old days, and town criers. A very important part of the Victorian Extravaganza is the transport festival, which attracts a large range of exhibits including lorries, military and buses, motorcycles, tractors, bicycles, and both vintage and classic cars.

The Great Parade is also incorporated into the Victorian Extravaganza every year, and is wonderful for all to see. The route is approximately ¾ mile and lasts for about 45mins.

This year saw an increase in the amount of people travelling from all over the UK and also an incre…

Lauriston Court - A Fabulous Hotel in the heart of Llandudno

Lauriston Court is a splendid Hotel located opposite the pier in Llandudno, North Wales. This prime location offers outstanding views over the Llandudno bay and the long promenade which stretches between the Little Orme and the Great Orme.

This fabulous Llandudno hotel is edged between numerous Victorian and Edwardian buildings and offers gorgeous rooms to suit all tastes. It is a family owned business offering outstanding customer service and cleanliness.

The accommodating includes Breakfast and offers a selection of rooms comprising of doubles, twins and family rooms.

All rooms have en-suite and are all tastefully decorated. They also include 22 inch LCD TV’s with DVD players, and individual toiletries and hospitality trays. All the superior rooms offer stunning views over Llandudno.

Llandudno is a fabulous place to visit and offers various attractions to suit all the family. The Great Orme is a great place to start your holiday adventure take a ride to the top, on the UK’s longes…

Anglessey Taxi Hire

Anglesey Taxi Hire is located in the coastal town of Conwy, North Wales. They have been established for the last 15 years. All their rates are very competitive and you can trust them to get you to your destination on time, in safety and comfort.

Their 16 and 25 seater Minibuses are perfect for Nights Out, Day Trips, Airport Runs, School Contracts, Weddings, Tours and all other special occasions.

Take a tour through the Beautiful Snowdonia National Park or a “Great Orme Tour” of Llandudno. A day out to the Chester Races or Aintree, Chester Zoo, Blue Planet or even a Premiership Match including Liverpool, Manchester United and Everton and a popular one with the ladies, a Pre Christmas shopping trip.

Take the stress out of organising your transport for a night out and let somebody else do the driving. From trips to the Theatre, Private Parties, Restaurants, to Hen and Stag Nights. Castle Mini Coaches is your No 1 transportation Taxi for a stress free evening.

Don’t get stung with huge …

Colwyn Bay, North Wales

Colwyn Bay is a seaside town located on the North Wales coast. It is easily accessible via the A55 North Wales Expressway which runs from the North West of England through to Holyhead on the West coast of Wales. Colwyn Bay is on a mainline rail route and is also serviced by National coaches.

Colwyn Bay is an ideal location for a short break or longer stay and is within close proximity to other popular seaside resorts and attractions, such as Llandudno, Conwy, Rhos-on-sea and Snowdonia National Park.

Colwyn Bay has an award winning beach that stretches for 3 miles from Rhos Point to Penmaenhead and offers a variety of attractions. To the west of the beach is Rhos-on-Sea, a quaint little coastal town which has numerous cafes, seaside kiosks and quality restaurants. It also has a very picturesque Harbour that offers pleasure boat trips to the Irish Sea. The Colwyn Bay section of the beach also offers seaside kiosks and the Victoria Pier which dates back to the early 19th century. The …