Exploring the Beauty of North Wales

We’re seeing a steady increase of sunny days here in the UK, which can only mean two things – summer and the start of holiday season.

If you’re thinking of staying a little closer to home on your holidays this year, holiday and caravan parks in North Wales offer the perfect base for an adventurous holiday.

North Wales is a popular tourist destination as there’s something for everyone, whether its tranquillity, history or adventure.

Found within the region of North Wales is the Snowdonia National Park. This area is renowned for its spectacular views, as well as being home to the tallest mountain in Wales.

Every year, thousands of locals and visitors ascend Snowdon so that they can be rewarded with the fantastic views from its summit.

There are a variety of routes to the top, and it takes on average around 4-6 hours to complete.

For those who are unable to walk to the summit, or perhaps those who just don’t like the thought of trekking all the way up a mountain, the Snowdon Mountain Railway offers a scenic and relaxing alternative.

During the summer months, the main track up to the peak of Snowdon is incredibly busy, but there are plenty of other mountains in the range which offer a much quieter trek (but don’t expect to find a train service to these ones…).

North Wales is full of history, and you don’t have to travel far to see evidence of this. The town of Caernarfon is encapsulated by medieval town walls, and the 13th century castle within can still be visited today.

Within Caernarfon you’ll also find the harbour, which offers gorgeous views over to the Isle of Anglesey across the Menai Strait. Not too far from Caernarfon is Morfa Lodge Holiday Park.

Whether you’re looking to rent a holiday home, find a pitch for your caravan or even invest in your very own lodge, this park offers a variety of accommodation choices. Within the holiday park, you’ll find an on-site shop, bar (serving hot food) and two heated swimming pools.