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Charming Outdoor Events in Snowdonia

Posted by on May 11, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Charming Outdoor Events in Snowdonia

Charming Outdoor Events in Snowdonia

South Snowdonia in Wales is a region that holds beauty and enriching experiences. A lavish view of mountainous hillside settings and wooded foothills set the scenic splendor the area is known for. Paths, trails and beaches let us explore the spirit of nature. Throughout South Snowdonia’s villages and towns, there is an enchanting culture to be found. Alongside the lush trees and garden ways, a breeze of inspiration fills the air. An emphasis on the arts and the articulation of expression is the whimsical way of life in this coastal side of Wales.

If you visit South Snowdonia, you will notice an emphasis on the outdoors. The itinerary of the varied seasons most often will include activities that are held under the open sky. It is a refreshing pace in comparison to the hustle and bustle of bigger cities. The communities come together for an array of events that are designed to enlighten the mind and create an ambiance that most of us dream of experiencing.

South Snowdonia In the Fresh Air

Snowdonia in early spring

Snowdonia in early spring

Wales holds a spectacular sense of their surroundings. Several events take place outdoors in parks and open-air theaters. Guests and residents look forward to the agenda of movies and performances. Musical tidings are noted throughout the year with the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of musical diversity. From the classic sounds of jazz to the tales of folk, there is never a shortage of culture under the stars.

South Snowdonia in particular is visually stunning with a delightful sense of adventure. Aside from entertainment times and dates, there is a generous number of things to do along the Snowdonia communities. Using the vast imagery as their guide, you will see groups and individuals watching the wildlife that lives in the trees. There are many different bird species that can be seen flittering about. Linnets, Meadow Pipets and Peregrine Falcons are to name a few of the most common sightings. The pathways provide an intriguing tour of the region. Hiking, canoeing and sporting activities are revitalizing in the countryside.

Creative Snowdonia Settings

Snowdonia

Snowdonia

The seasons in Snowdonia capture the eye and captivate the imagination. Grandeur sceneries allow for expansive creative elements. Writers and poets are said to find their muse within the Snowdonia mountains and hills. Thomas Love Peacock is a famous resident of the region in the nineteenth Century. He was a novelist and poet who found the starry nights and voluminous sites eloquently inviting. When one does not have the penchant for writing their next literary success, they may choose to use the scape for photography sessions. The sheer beauty encapsulates the moments of nature that any level photographer can cherish. Amidst the day, Snowdonia is the perfect backdrop for a picnic lunch, a quick nosh or a glass of wine while you gaze at the wonders around you.

The Majestic Views of Snowdonia

Posted by on Mar 30, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on The Majestic Views of Snowdonia

The Majestic Views of Snowdonia

Zen and tranquil moments enhance a holiday away from the usual day. When looking to escape the week, you will find solace in the majestic views of South Snowdonia in Wales. Scenic surroundings and charming places invite you to dream under the big blue sky. The blankets of fields and colorful flowers are paired with vast hillsides to explore. Whether you are traveling abroad or are a neighbor to Snowdonia, visiting the region will leave you feeling both rested and rejuvenated.

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Mythical Welsh Locations – Part 2

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Mythical Welsh Locations – Part 2

Dragons at Dinas Emrys

This story is the foundation of Wales’ identity, the one creature of legend that is omnipresent in the country – the red dragon. The tale is a story of King Vortigern who chose this place for a castle and instructed his men to begin building. As they piled the stones on top of each, time after time the walls and structures would fall to the ground, the earth underneath was unstable it seemed.

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Mythical Welsh Locations – Part 1

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Mythical Welsh Locations – Part 1

England on its own is miniscule compared to the many other countries on the globe, Wales attaches itself to this tiny speck of land and comes in even smaller. For such a minute place in the grand scheme of things, Wales is absolutely bountiful when it comes to folklore and Mythology. With a proud red dragon on the country’s flag, the welsh do not steer clear of the legends that have come to make up so much of the mystical fabric behind the place.

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Eat Here in Cardiff

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Eat Here in Cardiff

As you can expect the capital city of Wales has a lot going on. From big shows and events to jam packed shopping centers and tourists’ spots, you wont struggle for something to do here. But in the middle of all the activities, or at the end of a day running around from place to place, eventually you are going to get hungry. This is when you really need a guide, because Cardiff is saturated with eateries, some big chains you will know and other independent little numbers, which you wont. However if you put the following places in your itinerary you wont be left starved and confused, so here are some of Cardiff’s best places to eat at.

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Chasing the Afanc

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Chasing the Afanc

Of the many creatures that occupy the myths of Wales one in particular seems to be hard to pin down but easily just as difficult to forget – The Afanc. Today the stories told contain hard to track elements that would make any type of investigation difficult, and yet the legend of the creature has persisted through time, which can only mean that there is something solid in its legacy. Amateur monster hunters, lovers of fantasy creatures or even just anyone with an interest in the odd may want to tread in the footsteps of this monster, here is a quick guide of where to track it many years later.

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Must Try Welsh Foods – Part 2

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Must Try Welsh Foods – Part 2

Welsh Rarebit

This is the one that most people think about when asked to name a dish from Wales, mainly because the country is fond and proud of it. Though often confused by the name and miscommunication that of course implies rabbit, this doesn’t actually require any rabbit or hare at all. Many people look down on the dish which is often shunned as ‘glorified cheese on toast’, but there are actually many things added that separate it from just that. The cheese is often mixed with all manner of ingredients from mustard, to ale, to Worchester sauce, which dramatically change its flavour. This one is a must for travelers.

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Must Try Welsh Foods – Part 1

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Must Try Welsh Foods – Part 1

Wales is famous for many things, its intense rainy season, the wondrous green scenery, the head turning local accent, and even the handful of talented artists that have come from within its borders. But of all the things that make it famous or infamous (Dirty Sanchez anyone?) food doesn’t often reach the top of the list.

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Fantasy Village – Part 3

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Fantasy Village – Part 3

Once you arrive at this enchanted place its natural that you are going to want to unwind. The incredible gardens and waterside views hypnotically invite you to drop all of your worries and just relax, benches, patches of grass and the hotel pools will make for your first port of call when you first get here. As the days go on however you will be more open to wandering around the village and seeing what it has to offer, embarking on a mini quest to uncover what the locals have in store.

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Fantasy Village – Part 2

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Fantasy Village – Part 2

Not So Secret

Despite it being a quiet and preserved place to visit, the ‘secret’ of Portmeirion is one that hasn’t exactly been kept well over the years. In fact this sleepy little village has been the destination for several TV series as far back as the 1960’s when it was the destination in the spy fiction show The Prisoner. This show may have been the beginning of the areas rise in popularity as more and more television crews have chosen this charming area as their backdrop including popular British show Doctor Who and Children’s TV series Wigglebiz.

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