North Wales is a beautiful fusion of naturally charming Welsh countryside and raw and unfiltered historic monuments. It’s the perfect destination for a last-minute getaway, the landscape of North Wales feels as far away from a city as you could possibly get.
Choose the base for your activities, we’d recommend the stunning seaside resort of Llandudno. With all the charms of Victorian style along with modern day draws such as some fabulous shopping centres. Hotels Llandudno will make your holiday to the seaside paradise of Llandudno seem effortless. Here are some of our favourite holiday activity recommendations.
A visit to Llandudno wouldn’t be complete without a stroll along the impressive promenade. This can be enjoyed by absolutely everyone, it’s wheelchair accessible, bike friendly and always busy with walkers. Follow the promenade along to the simply spectacular Grade II listed pier, the longest in Wales, or visit the famous Punch and Judy show which is open at weekends and school holidays.
The Great Orme, the imposing headland has got to be on the list. It rises high above Llandudno; you can drive to the summit, walk, take the cable car or even the tramway. At the top is the café, a nice children’s play area, visitors centre and some unbeatable views. There are many circular walks that can be taken from the Orme, there is also Marine Drive which is a toll road which runs around the Orme and is certainly and impressive drive, walk, cycle or maybe a run if you’re feeling adventurous!
There are also a wide range of places to tickle your taste buds in Llandudno, the usual chain restaurants to some special eateries that can really add to a good holiday. There’s Bodysgallen Hall or Osbourne House for fine dining, wood-fired pizzas at Jonny Dough’s, fantastic coffee at Providero and sumptuous ice cream at the Looking Glass Ice Cream Parlour – there’s no chance of empty bellies here.
If adventurous outdoor activities are more up your street why not explore a little bit further out? Located a short car journey away are Zip World and Adventure Parc Snowdonia. Zip World is home to the longest and fastest zip wire in Europe, and you won’t want to miss the world’s first man-made tidal surf lagoon set in the middle of Welsh mountains up at Adventure Parc Snowdonia!
Maybe you’re a history buff instead, the North Wales area boasts some of the most impressive castles. There’s Conwy, Caernarfon, Beaumaris, Denbigh and so many more. It’s a history lovers dream to come and spend the day exploring some stunningly preserved monuments. Venturing into the nearby towns will give you a true sense of Welsh culture and pride, try and learn a few phrases in Welsh, or even how to pronounce the longest place name!
A holiday to Llandudno and the beautiful surrounding North Wales won’t be forgotten in a hurry, with many people choosing to come back year after year. With so much on offer throughout the year it’s not surprising that the visitors just keep on coming. Catering for even the most discerning tastes will be easy here.