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Tyn y Weirglodd
Sleeps 4 Bedrooms 2
11 Apr 2020 - 18 Apr 2020
18 Apr 2020 - 23 May 2020
This listing was set live on the 10th March 2020
Holiday home facilities
Holiday home facilities
Electric Plate Heating
Air conditioning if required. coffee machine. Secure parking right outside caravan.
The caravan is very well appointed with a TV/DVD, electric real flame fire and plenty of comfortable seating in the lounge area. We have a portable air condition unit which works really well if we have a really hot summer. This will be placed in the caravan and will provide you you with a cool caravan on arrival if it’s really hot. There is a kitchen with a full size cooker and fridge, gas hob, microwave, kettle and toaster. There is also an iron, ironing board, pressurised shower, flushing toilets and hot water on demand. There are radiators throughout. We have a heron who regularly visits our lakes and our water supply is from an artesian well 100 foot below ground in the Welsh bedrock. This is very pure water but for our visitors safety it is tested annually.We have free range chickens that will always provide fresh eggs for your breakfast.We welcome you into our garden for a quiet, tranquil, as busy as you like, retreat- whether its just enjoying the garden, reading a book sat on a bench by the lake listening to the trickle of running water, chasing stray sheep or even cows from the field, enjoying local walks, birdwatching, drinking in the view whilst drinking a glass of wine, having a barbecue, enjoying the night life of Caernarfon, climbing Snowdon, or riding rapids, We're sure you will love it here.The nearest train station is Bangor, Gwynedd. There are buses from the village to Caernarfon and buses from Caernarfon to practically everywhere.
The Welsh Highland Railway station of Waunfawr is 2 miles from the caravan, a five minute drive. We are pretty central to most areas/ places of interest in North Wales. Caernarfon town, Anglesey, Porthmadog,Zip world, Betws y coed, Pwhelli, Bethesda, Bangor, Conwy, Llandudno, Harlech, Abersoch, Beaumaris, Portmeirion, Llanberis, and Snowdon are all easily accessible by car. There are also numerous beautiful sandy beaches nearby.We are close to Caernarfon town centre with its castle, on the cusp of Snowdonia National Park, and are very near to the Highland railway, which can often be seen from the static caravan lounge crossing the countryside. This departs from Caernarfon and Waunfawr, just minutes away.. .The historic trains climb over 700 feet from sea level into the mountains through tranquil pastures and magnificent forests, past lakes and waterfalls, round tight bends (even a complete spiral) clinging to the side of the mountain or tunnelling through it. Discover why engineers from around the world visited the Ffestiniog to see how it should be done.The trains - hauled by the world's most powerful narrow gauge steam locomotives - climb from sea level to over 650ft on the foothills of Snowdon, before zig-zagging dramatically down the steep hillside to reach Beddgelert, nestling in the heart of the National Park, then through the magnificent Aberglaslyn Pass and on to Porthmadog.Let Snowdon Mountain Railway take you on a journey of a lifetime to the rooftop of Wales. Snowdon, at 3,560ft dominates the landscape of Snowdonia National Park in North Wales. Claim this mountain peak, the highest in Wales, as a lifetimes achievement. With stunning scenery and awe-inspiring views it;s all part of a great day out for you and your family in North Wales.
There is plenty to do in and around Caernarfon. It is only a short drive away from beaches, tourist attractions, castles, and much more. Some lovely places to visit nearby are Portmeirion, Snowdon mountain railway, Greenwood forest Park, The Welsh mountain zoo, Betws-y-coed, Conwy, Llandudno, to mention just a few. There is a local Piggery Pottery where children and adults can try their hand on a pottery wheel and then paint your creation.There is also a local sports centre if the weather isn't at its best. You are only 2 miles away from Caernarfon town centre where the famous Caernarfon castle is. The Isle of Anglesey is also close by with its lovely blue flag beaches, Beaumaris castle and the Sea Zoo. Even closer there is Llanberis, Betws Y coed, Swallow Falls, Snowdon several castles, The Welsh Mountain Zoo and Llandudno pier.There are blue flag beaches in Dinas, a few miles away, Lon Eifion a family cycling track and plenty cosy family friendly pubs. If you're looking for a truly electrifying day out, why not visit the Electric Mountain Visitors Centre on the edge of the beautiful Snowdonia National Park.
Youll discover the amazing powers of pumped storage hydro-electricity in a totally entertaining and educational environment. From Electric Mountain, visitors can take a fully guided tour around Dinorwig Power Station. This starts with a sound and vision spectacular at Electric Mountain, illustrating the role that pumped storage plays in ensuring the countrys electricity demands are always met. An Electric Mountain Expedition bus will then transport visitors to the power station itself. Descending deep inside the ancient Elidir mountains labyrinth of dark and imposing tunnels, youll experience one of mans greatest engineering achievements.Llyn Padarn (Padarn lake), a site of Special Scientific Interest, is situated in the Llanberis Pass and nestles below Mount Snowdon, Wales' highest mountain. The Snowdonia Star operates regular cruises on the two mile long lake. The Padarn Watersports Centre offers visitors canoeing, windsurfing, fun-boats and sailing at reasonable prices. The beautiful and extensive Padarn Country Park, at the south-eastern end of the lake, covers an area of 800 acres. There are a number of lakeside picnic areas and the park includes Coed Allt Wen, a rare and ancient oak woodland, where there are some superb scenic walks.
The park offers the visitor a variety of themed trails, including a five mile trail around Llyn Padarn, and shorter Nature Trails amongst the woodland, as well as an interesting Industrial Archaeological trail centred around the Vivian Quarry This is great cycling, mountain biking, rambling and walking country. There is also horse riding, go karting nearby and cycle hire in Caernarfon.North Wales is renowned for its white water kayaking. The Welsh National Mountain Centre at Plas y Brenin is perfect for expert and learner alike. If you fancy a bit of White Water Rafting then the National Centre near Bala is where to go, everything is supplied.North Wales is home to over 60 golf courses, many of them soaked in history as much as sea spray. There are world-class championship courses like Royal St David's, Aberdovey, Conwy, Nefyn District and the Vale of Llangollen, to some hidden gems that you may hope will stay that way! Local courses are Caernarfon, Betws Y coed and Blaenau Ffestiniog .If its mountain biking you're after, the Forestry Commission's Wales Mountain-bike Centre in Coed-y-Brenin forest is for you. Coed y Brenin was the first forest to be developed for the sport of mountain biking and to this day retains its reputation as the sports premier location. There are special Family Routes; however some of the other trails are only for the expert and the brave. All include rocky, technical features and are not recommended for novice riders. From tight technical single-track to fast open exhilarating sections, there's something on offer for all experienced mountain bikers to enjoy. The views are spectacular!
The purpose-built visitor centre offers hot drinks, snacks, main meals, bike hire and a fully equipped shop. Well worth a visit! Visit slate mines - Llechwedd Slate Caverns of Blaenau Ffestiniog is part of a living, working slate mine that has been active since 1836. For the latest thrill why not visit the Tree Top Adventure High Ropes Course. This is currently the highest challenge course in the country using the very best technologies in challenge course construction: Its a truly amazing experience. Go higher, reach further and achieve amazing results on this inspiring course. Situated in the beautiful forest of Betws-y-Coed the course is purpose built to challenge all. Also in Caernarfon, besides the castle, is Inigo Jones slateworks, Snowdonia riding stables, Gypsy wood park which is a fabulous outdoor attraction set in 20 acres of natural beauty.The fun centre for children, Beacon climbing centre, The National watersports centre at Plas Menai and much more.There is also a local company who will provide guided walks. There are local pubs with good food, local chinese, tandoori and a chip shop nearby. There is a post office and a bus stop for buses into Caernarfon within a two minute walking distance. YOU WONT BE SHORT OF THINGS TO DO- WHATEVER THE WEATHER !
11 Apr 2020 - 18 Apr 2020
18 Apr 2020 - 23 May 2020