As we are heading towards school holidays, it’s the perfect time of the year to plan interesting activities for your whole family, so that you can spend some quality time with them. Children wait for the whole year to enjoy their summer holidays, and if you fail to plan anything exciting during that time, they may end up being disappointed.
Nowadays staycations are becoming highly popular among people because they are the most inexpensive ways to get enjoyable holiday experiences, so you should consider popular locations to visit within the UK. It’s always better to explore your own country as there is likely much of the UK that you haven’t visited. North Wales is one of the most popular summer holiday destinations for Brits because there is so much to do and is home to some of the world’s most beautiful landscapes.
Here are some of the attractions that make North Wales one of the best tourist destinations in the UK.
Llanddwyn Beach, Anglesey
When it comes to having the perfect time with family and friends in the summer, a beach holiday remains the preferred choice of the people. In this case, North Wales can prove to be a fantastic place for you because it has some of the most stunning beaches in the country. For example, you can have a lot of fun with your family, if you pick Llanddwyn Beach in Anglesey as your holiday destination this time around.
Llanddwyn Beach, which is located in the south-western part of Anglesey is extremely popular among holidaymakers because it allows them to enjoy several interesting activities. One of the most important parts of visiting this beach is that it is surrounded by beautiful forest. Apart from playing stunning water sports such as canoeing, kite surfing, wind surfing and swimming etc., you can also enjoy the beauty of dunes.
There is no denying the fact that Anglesey is a remarkably beautiful island, and there are a variety of other local places to explore, such as stunning villages, restaurants (serving delicious foods) and pubs.
Exploring a coastal town is always fun and the same applies Porthmadog. This striking town is located in Gwynedd, in Wales and it’s famous among travellers across the UK for offering beautiful coastal views. When it comes to finding a beautiful hotel in Porthmadog, you will be spoilt for choice.
Holidaymakers visit this town to enjoy its beautiful weather and natural views.
Explore Portmeirion’s Stunning Architecture
If you want to discover a village with a stunning Italian touch, look no further than Portmeirion. It’s an absolutely astonishing coastal town which is famous for its Baroque architecture – an Italian building style. It’s colourful buildings, picture-perfect cafes, and phenomenal gardens will surely take your breath away. Constructed in between 1925 and 1975, this extraordinary village in a must visit place in Gwynedd, North Wales. It is designed by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis one of the most famous architects of that time.
Another interesting place that you can pick as your summer holiday destination in North Wales is Conwy Valley. It is the ideal place to enjoy the beauty of nature and to carry out adventurous activities. River Conwy is one of the most stunning rivers in the region flows through the valley and that enhances the beauty of this valley even more. There are also a lot of walking and hiking trails in the valley, which offer amazing views of the nearby mountains.
You can explore the following places in Conwy Valley:
Bodnant Garden remains one of the most visited places in the Conwy Valley. If you visit this garden, you will get to see different types of beautiful trees. If you visit this garden between May and June you will get a chance to explore Laburnum Arch in full bloom.
Welsh Mountain Zoo
In addition to that, you can also explore the Welsh Mountain Zoo should you visit this remarkable valley. This zoo houses many interesting animals and birds and your kids will love to see them. Some of the animals that you will find in the zoo include snow leopards, brown bears, and sea lions. In addition to that, you will also get a chance to see red-faced spiders.
Snowdonia National Park
If you want to explore picture perfect lakes, marvellous mountains, misty waterfalls and unique wildlife, then you must visit Snowdonia National Park. It is one of the best places for exploring walking and hiking trails because once you start to explore any particular place on your foot, you will see magnificent scenery whichever direction you turn your face.
If you have enough time, you can explore a couple of beautiful villages and castles in this region. Some of the places that you must discover during your trip to this region include National Slate Museum, Caernarfon Castle, Lloyd George Museum, Swallow Falls and Snowdon Mountain Railway.
So, if you want to do multiple interesting activities during the upcoming school holidays, make sure that you plan an adventurous trip to North Wales.