Showing posts from December, 2012

Santa's Grotto at the Greenwood Forest park nr Bangor & Caernarfon

This month, Santa has put some of his valuable time aside to go and visit the Greenwood forest park, giving kids the chance to go along and receive a gift, as well as the opportunity to tell him what they would like this Christmas!
Father Christmas will be visiting every weekend from the 8th December, until the 23rd, before he has to fly home to get all the presents ready for Christmas Eve. Kids get the opportunity to meet Santa, as well as play in the new indoor play area – The Enchanted WoodBarn, whilst parents can relax in the GreenOak CafĂ©!
Santa is going to be situated in the Greenwood Centre, just a short drive from both Bangor and Caernarfon. If you are staying in Bangor or Caernarfon hotels, like the Tyn Rhos Country House Accommodation, this activity can be the perfect way to get a taste of the rural side of the area, with beautiful woodlands and outdoor activity opportunities. This Centre is perfect for those energetic kids that love exploring and being adventurous. Due to …

Santa Trains at Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways

December brings a visit from Santa and his elves, as they plan to ride the train between Porthmadog and Tan-y-Bwlch on the Ffestiniog Railway, giving presents to those good boys and girls that are on-board  The train trips are perfect for a family day out, as feedback from both adults and children has been of a positive nature throughout past events.

Trains will be departing from Caernarfon at 10:30, 12:30 and 14:30 on 8th/9th, 15th/16th and 22nd/23rd December 2012. Santa and his elves pass through all train journeys giving out presents to the children, along with plenty of jovial fun, laughter and jokes along the way.
When trains reach Tan-y-Bwlch or Waunfawr, there is a chance to take photographs with Santa and his helpers. Not only this, but you are able to stretch your legs and get a breath of fresh air in these wonderful scenic areas. Adults can enjoy a glass of sherry and a mince pie on the ride back.
Visitors will also get the chance to get their hands on some fantastic last minut…

Budget Accommodation in Nottingham

Nottingham is a beautiful city in the south-west part of England, most famous for its relations to the Robin Hood legend. It offers a wide variety of activities to its visitors from theatres and museums, and clubs and gourmet restaurants to sports stadiums and beautiful parks. That is why anyone visiting England (if they have the time) should visit this amazing city and explore its rich history and numerous entertainment options.

But where to stay if we’re on a budget?

The Grantham Hotel

The Grantham Hotel is located on 24-26 Radcliffe Road within walking distance of the Trent Bridge Cricket Grounds, the Nottingham Forest Football Club, the Holme Pierrepont National Water Sports Centre and the City Centre. All rooms are equipped with en-suites, tea and coffee making facilities and colour TVs. The restaurant offers a great atmosphere of contemporary lines and rustic charm combined. There are rooms for parties of up to 4 people, as well as of course, single and double rooms.

The Acorn