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Whether you like learning a bit of local history, or are looking to brush up on some fascinating North Walian fact, this is the page for you!

A novel idea

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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 [...]

All aboard

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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 [...]

King Arthur – the North Wales legend

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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 [...]

On location

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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 [...]

Staying power

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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 [...]

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