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the best things to do in North Wales

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November 6, 2020

Whether you’re looking to holiday in your country or planning for a post-lockdown break away, North Wales is filled with legends, mountains, and beaches for you to discover!

Book your holiday break in wales or find your holiday-ever-after and search for your North Wales holiday home with us at Darwin Escapes. We have four resorts in the area, each offering its own unique personality, so you’ll find the perfect destination for you. Read more below to see the places you can explore!



A beautiful village in the Conwy valley, perfect for outdoorsy people. There are endless walking trails, hills to hike and adventures to be had. The village has been popular since Victorian times and is home to stunning waterfalls and lots of local shops to see.

Conwy Castle & Town

Explore the historic castle, built between 1283 and 1289 by King Edward I. Don’t miss the beautiful quay or the smallest house in the UK. There are so many historic houses to visit in Conwy you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time!

Bodnant Gardens

Created and landscaped over 150 years ago, the gardens are colourful all year round and have the most outstanding backdrop of the Snowdonia Carneddau mountains. Find the secret gardens, hidden corners, manicured lawns, and magical woodland in the gardens.

The Great Orme

Drive to the top or get the famous tramway and take in the views of Llandudno town below. Thought to be over 350 million years old, you can take in the wildlife on the headland – the goats were recently made famous as they traveled to the town during the summer lockdown period.


Enjoy a traditional seaside getaway when you visit Rhyl promenade. Have fun in the arcades, stop for candy floss and a stick of rock at the sweet shops, get scared in the small horror walkthrough attraction, and test your skills at the mini-golf station! The perfect traditional British seaside day out on the North Wales coastline.

Talacre Beach

Relax on golden sands all year round, explore the sand dunes, and the protected wildlife in them. Grab some fish and chips for a traditional chippy tea by the sea, before you wander over to find the centuries-old Lighthouse.

There are our top five things to do in North Wales, there are so many things other places to explore that we can’t wait for you to visit and start planning your getaway with us!

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