There is no end to the good times in North Wales. Whether you like to venture into the local area to enjoy being entertained or want to have an evening at your hotel with a variety of live acts, the choice is yours – and there’s plenty of it!
This is a region full of spectacular sights and places to enjoy. From far stretching coast-lines perfect for boat trips and lazy beach days to local attractions and magnificent castles. Plus, for those who love golf and boating, you will not be disappointed. With so much to enjoy in this ruggedly beautiful region it’s hard to decide where to begin.
We’ve put together a handy guide to North Wales’ very best attractions, local nightlife, restaurants and festivals.
Live performances at Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel
After a full day of enjoying the attractions, events and beautiful scenery North Wales has to offer, why not choose a hotel which offers an evening of live performances. From comedy, dance acts, west end style musical shows and more, Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel has it all. You can even choose a festival break, such as our ‘Jazz festival’, ‘70’s festival’ and ‘Country music festival’.
What to do in North Wales
If you’re looking for activities to do on your British break, then action packed North Wales is the place to be.
While it is perhaps famous first for mount Snowdon and its beautiful lakes, rivers and mountainous terrain, North Wales is a popular choice for keen Golfers and those who enjoy casting out a line from boat or shore.
1.Llyn Syberi fishing lake
For carp fishing in North Wales, Llyn Syberi fishing lake has been let to the Vale of Clywd Angling club meaning visitors to the area can enjoy a relaxing day of fishing. The coarse lake is well stocked with crucian carp as well as bream, tench, chubb and barbel. For just £7 you can purchase a day ticket online here.
Tan-Y-Mynydd is a beautiful and tranquil fishing lake set in the North Wales countryside. The pools are teeming with a variety of trout including Rainbow, Blue, Brown and Tiger varieties.
The popular Welsh Seaside resort makes for a wonderful traditional day by the seaside. For those with a passion for angling, Rhyl is the perfect location for Sea Fishing the best of North Wales. Jensen Sea Angling Charters provides boats either for private charter or to go out as an individual.
4.Conwy Golf Club
Conwy Golf Club is one of many fantastic golf courses in Wales and is located near the resort town of Conwy. Overlooked by Conwy mountain, the 18 hole course is a challenging green in an absolutely stunning location. Visitors can enjoy a game whilst looking out on the Great Orme and the beach.
5.Kimmel driving range and golf course
For those Golfers who are less concerned about their handicap and more about the fun, visit Kinmel driving range and golf course. With a manageable 9 holes, the course is suitable for anyone of any ability and can provide a enjoyable day out. The course also benefits from a driving range for perfecting your swing and a Bistro serving food from Tuesday through to Sunday between 8am and 2pm.
Stay at Bodelwyddan Castle
Events and festivals in North Wales
If you’re ever stuck for something to do whilst staying in the area and want to know what’s on in North Wales, look no further. This handy Guide has something for everyone.
Llandudno Theatre is a hub for brilliant events, from dance performances including Strictly stars Anton and Erin to talks from guest speaks such as The Hairy Bikers. Whatever the time of year, there is always something for you to enjoy. Nearby hotels include Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel which hosts its own live festivals and provides a great base for attending events in North Wales.
Perfect for a wonderful day out, the Isle of Anglesey is located off the North coast of Wales and is jam packed with things to enjoy. From water sports on beautiful beaches to castles steeped in history to coastal paths perfect for walking or cycling, it is certainly worth a visit.
If you fancy a visit to North Wales in May, the signature food event on the Island is the Anglesey food festival. The festival takes place at the Anglesey showground and features local produce such as delicious dairy, ciders, ice cream and more. Plus there is live music from local bands and various competitions and displays throughout the three day event.
Nightlife in North Wales
The nightlife in North Wales has something to suit everyone’s tastes, whether you are a lover of a buzzing atmosphere or prefer to spend your evening doing something different.
For nightlife with a difference, why not experience a true night in North Wales with an evening of Stargazing. North Wales is a particularly beautiful part of the United Kingdom, with a sky to match!
A popular site for stargazing in North Wales is Capel Garmon, Betws-y-Coed. Hidden within the beauty of Snowdonia National Park, Capel Garmon is a sight within itself! An ancient tomb from the Neolithic era, it provides easy access and a clear view of the night sky.
For a more traditional evening – there are pubs and restaurants a plenty in the nearby town of Llangollen. The Ponsby Arms is not only an eatery serving traditional pub grub, but a Cask Ale Emporium serving craft beer, malt whisky, various types of gin and more. With its cosy interior and generous sized beer garden, The Ponsby Arms is enjoyable all year round.