Wednesday, 29 September 2010


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 which is home to one of the most famous castles built by Edward I during the 13th century, this is also a world heritage site.

Snowdonia also has a wide range of accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets. If you are looking for that added bit of luxury on your break then Snowdonia Hotel is a lovley 5 star hotel set in stunning surroundings.

Tuesday, 28 September 2010


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

Monday, 20 September 2010

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’s a lovely place to spend an afternoon whilst eating your fish and chips. West Shore has distinctive sand dunes and amazing views over the Conwy Mountains. It faces Anglesey and Snowdonia.

The Great Orme is a must for any visitor to Llandudno, and there are many ways to reach the top. You can travel by cable car which is a distance of one mile each way, the longest aerial cabin lift in the UK, which was build in 1969. Travelling by cable car offers magnificent views over happy valley gardens and the Great Orme Cliffs out to sea.

The Great Orme Tramway is another lovely way to travel to the top. The Tram was opened in 1902, and is the only cable operated street tramway surviving in the UK today, and only 3 of these are left in the world.

You can also drive to the top around Marine Drive which offers amazing views and has numerous places to park on-route so that you can take in the views.

If you are feeling energetic then you can also walk to the summit. There are various routes to the top and as you can imagine the scenery is just superb. You can take the cable car or tram back to the bottom if you wish.

There are many things to do and explore on the Great Orme including the dry ski slopes, the copper mines, and copper miners village, mini golf and there is a large visitor’s centre at the top and also a restaurant and gift shop.

Llandudno has a wide selection of bars, restaurants and shops, with both high street stores and unique boutiques.

You will really be spoilt for choice for things to do in and around Llandudno.

If you are looking for a gorgeous Llandudno Hotel that has maintained its Victorian beauty while still having all the elegance  of a contemporary hotel then visit for a seafront view.

Monday, 13 September 2010

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 have both 16 & 25 seater minibuses that are perfect for tours, nights out, getting to and from the airport and event planning.

What ever the occasion, castle mini coaches will be able to deal with your request at a competitive rate delivering you safely and comfortably to your desired location.

Saturday, 4 September 2010

Frers 60 - Have boat will Travel!

Frers 60What 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.