One of Britain’s premier adventurous destinations, the North Wales region has many rustic landscapes and expansive scenery. The place is good for those who enjoy activities such as hiking, canoeing and mountain biking. No wonder the region has areas specially built for adventure. Good examples are the Surf Snowdonia lagoon and the record zip lines of Zip World. Now there are many Welsh activity holidays that you need to know about.
Who likes to discharge adrenaline gets along there. Proof of this is that the North Welsh was elected one of the main regions of the world in the contest “Best in Travel 2017”, released by Lonely Planet.
The reason behind the tourist attraction
Northern Wales, however, not only attracts those who like to speed up their heartbeats. It’s beautiful and rugged landscape is equally suited for quieter activities such as picnics and bird watching. The destination serves as a natural product barn, providing ingredients for local restaurants and artisan food producers.
It is also an ancient land with legends and folklore rooted throughout. Here lie the powerful medieval castles of Caernarfon, Conwy and Harlech. Snowdon Peak, the lands linked to King Arthur’s tales and other legendary figures also take over the piece.
Where to stay: Wales
A renovated Victorian presbytery with six individually decorated rooms forms the Ffynnon. The boutique hotel is in the market town of Dolgellau. The venue was voted The Leading Boutique Hotel in Wales at the 2014 and 2015 World Travel Awards. In 2016, he was runner-up.
Set on a private peninsula, the Italian village of Portmeirion is another lodging option. There are exotic colored chalets, as well as a beachfront hotel that housed guests such as Noël Coward, HG Wells and George Bernard Shaw.
Northern Welsh offers affordable camping options. One is the Wonderfully Wild on Angelsey Island. The place has a comfortable lodges. Set amidst the countryside, it can please families who want to be close to nature without sacrificing coziness.
First day Morning: know a castle elected cultural heritage
Wales has over 600 castles. Many iconic examples are found in the north of the country. Noteworthy are the castles of Caernarfon, Conwy and Harlech, built under the orders of King Edward I.
Ambitious and expensive, they were erected to demonstrate the English king’s power over Wales and are among the best remaining medieval fortifications in the United Kingdom. Because of this, they received the title of UNESCO World Heritage. Renovated in 2016, the dramatic Harlech Castle has been reachable via a quick bridge, as it was over 600 years ago.
Join a King Arthur adventure
A movie about one of the greatest legends in history was released in 2017 and drew attention to this piece of the UK directed by Guy Richie, King Arthur: The Legend of the Sword features Charlie Hunnam in the lead role.
Snow-don, the highest peak in the country, has several connections with this character. An ancient legend says that Arthur killed the monster that lived there, and his Excalibur sword would have been forever in the waters of Llyn Ogwen Lake, nearby.