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Staying power

By |2018-11-15T12:01:51+01:00November 15th, 2018|Features|

There is no disputing that the staycation is here to, well, stay. But whatever your reasons for holidaying at home, it doesn’t mean compromising on that all-important holiday feeling. Kate Hamilton reports. There are numerous motives for spending your summer holidays at home – ranging from financial, to saving [...]

A novel idea

By |2018-11-15T12:13:38+01:00November 15th, 2018|Features|

You can’t beat settling down with a jolly good book – unless the novel in question was written in North Wales… It should perhaps come as no surprise that North Wales is something of a magnet for novelists. The beautiful landscape can provide plenty of inspiration, while the region [...]

On location

By |2018-11-30T19:06:51+01:00November 15th, 2018|Features|

It is no coincidence that recent blockbuster depicting the Welsh legend of King Arthur was filmed partly in Snowdonia. Hilary Paschal shines the movie spotlight on North Wales. The stunning mountain landscapes of Snowdonia took centre stage once again in 2017, this time as the backdrop to Guy Ritchie's [...]

King Arthur – the North Wales legend

By |2018-11-30T18:58:51+01:00November 15th, 2018|Features|

Iron sword in the stone sculpture at Llanberis in the Snowdonia National Park King Arthur is heavily associated with Snowdonia, with several names bearing his name. Cegin Arthur and Ffynnon Arthur reputedly have healing properties, and many tales associated with caves across the region tell of a sleeping Arthur [...]

In the swing

By |2018-11-30T18:58:07+01:00November 15th, 2018|Features|

Simon – let me know about pics North Wales has over 60 golf courses to its name, the majority of which boast the most spectacular coastal views. And, thanks to our ‘glorious’ weather, the greens are as green as they come… With so many golf courses to choose from [...]

All aboard

By |2018-11-30T18:47:53+01:00November 15th, 2018|Features|

There are numerous ways to discover the North Wales coastline but, says Kate Hamilton, the best has to be by boat. The beauty of our coastline is immense. From sandy beaches to rugged rocks, bustling harbours to quiet coves, North Wales has it all. And the only way to [...]

12 Fascinating North Wales Facts

By |2019-03-13T14:15:42+01:00November 14th, 2018|Features, Win blog|

North Wales is certainly an interesting place to live – but did you know these interesting fun facts? 1 The London dry gin Bombay Sapphire uses ten ingredients: almond, lemon peel, liquorice, juniper berries, orris root, angelica, coriander, cassia, cubeb and grains of paradise. But [...]

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