Days out and Dining
Some ideas to get you started.
What to do and Where to go
Graiglwyd Springs is ideally located within a short distance of so many attractions, sights and activities that you’ll be hard pushed to fit everything in. Not only that but you’ll find absolute gems for eating and drinking locally sourced, fresh produce.
Llandudno Christmas Fayre
15th – 18th November 2018
Llandudno Christmas Fayre has become one of the highlights of the North Wales winter calendar, set in the charming Victorian splendour of this seaside town it is one of the largest Christmas markets in Wales. Stroll around more than 130 stalls that showcase the top quality food, drinks and crafts from local artisan companies and find that perfect gift for your loved ones. Graiglwyd Springs Holiday Cottages have availability at special rates so please get in touch for further information.
Zip World offers out-of-the-ordinary adventures around North Wales in the form of zip lines, toboggan runs, tree top rope walks and giant swings. With three exciting locations in North Wales, it’s easy to choose the adventure for you. Take these unusual trips over Wales’ slate quarries or forests or travel through centuries old caverns.
World Class Beaches
Graiglwyd Springs Holiday Cottages are less than a mile from the nearest beach at Penmaenmawr – a coastal paradise with vast stretches of sand and just a few amenities for your comfort. For more traditional seaside pastimes, visit Llandudno’s two award-winning beaches, with a stunning pier, Punch and Judy show, boat rides and more. Just a little further are the beaches of Anglesey and north west Wales, where simple beauty proves that sometimes less is more.
Catch the perfect wave every time in this stunner of a venue. The world’s first inland surf lagoon delivers a huge lake with an adjustable electric wave, set against a backdrop of Welsh mountains and forests. Surfing, crash and splash, expert tuition, soft play, refreshments and more.
Graiglwyd Springs Fishery
Graiglwyd Springs Trout Fishery, located on the Graiglwyd Cottages Estate. This well established Troutmaster fishery has gained a national reputation for excellence in fly fishing and is open throughout the year. The two and a half acre lake is located on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park in scenic and picturesque surroundings.
Bodnant Garden is one of the most beautiful gardens in the UK, covering some 80 acres and situated above the River Conwy on ground sloping looking west across the valley towards the Snowdonia range. A vast array of gorgeous flowers and plants are available to see all year round, with seasonal highlights coming into their own as the year progresses, including the stunning laburnum arch in May and their autumn Treefest.
Snowdonia National Park
Snowdonia is renowned for its dramatic, panoramic and contrasting scenery. Home to ancient sites, historic castles and hidden treasures, it’s also where you can discover inspirational landscapes for all kinds of outdoor activities, or simply recharging the batteries.
Wales has over 600 castles but arguably some of the most stunning are in North Wales. The castles at Conwy, Caernarfon, Beaumaris and Harlech and their fortifications have been collectively declared a World Heritage Site and are well worth visiting, with events and attractions all year to bring them to life.
While Graiglwyd Holiday Cottages offer everything you need for self catering, sometimes a night out is required. From fresh fish’n’chips at Enoch’s to locally made ice-cream at Parisellas and Fortes or the delicious Italian menu at Carlo’s, there are plenty of choices within a 15 minute drive from Graiglwyd Springs. Let’s not forget stopping for a drink. With top class coffee at Providero or perhaps an all local Forager’s Gin from the Snowdonia Distillery, just ask if you wish for more recommendations.