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What’s On with Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways?

North Wales is synonymous with plenty of great sights and sounds but perhaps it doesn’t quite get the recognition it deserves for its services in keeping traditional steam trains alive and well. One organisation that do all they can to deliver the traditional transport to the public is Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways. If you’re staying with us at West Point holiday parks in Snowdonia, there are some great days out with the popular service that you have to check out over the coming month.   Jazz in the Park – 21st of August Jazz fan? Then climb aboard...

Coastal Marinas Boosting North Wales Economy

One of the best sites throughout North Wales and one that’s often sought after not too far from us here at West Point Beach Resort is that of our idyllic coastal marinas. These must-see destinations for boating enthusiasts are also helping out the economy of the region with great effect. An estimated £3.7bn is contributed to the country’s economy by boating tourism a year and it also counts for 3.2% of tourism expenditure throughout the UK as a whole. As they’re situated in some of the most beautiful parts of the country, it really is no wonder that North...

Wakestock Rocked West Point This Weekend

As the curtain falls on another successful Wakestock, we here at West Point are delighted to see that it’s brought a lot of attention to the local area and the kind that it deserves! Penrhos is just a short drive from our beautiful spot on the coast of North Wales and as well as hosting the annual celebration of music and watersports, the village is one of the most idyllic in the region. Many popular acts graced the stage at Wakestock this year and went down a storm with the young crowd. Indie king Frank Turner was among the...

New Steam Railway Station Coming to Caernarfon?

We here at West Point holiday parks in Snowdonia have always said that the more people that get to visit Caernarfon, the merrier. So you can imagine our delight when ambitious plans to open a new railway station in the historic town were unveiled. Famed for its castle but known by its locals for offering much more than just that, Caernarfon is one of the brightest lights of North Wales and always has much to see and do for people of all ages. Whether it’s live entertainment or a trek around its glorious landscape, the town definitely does not...

U. DANCE at Lodges in Snowdonia

There is such a fine array of great nights out that you can enjoy during your stay at beach lodges in Snowdonia and there’s one coming up on the 23rd of February that could be your opportunity to see the stars of tomorrow. Galeri Caernarfon is the venue for an electrifying night of youth dancing in the heart of North Wales and is all set to be a hotly-contested battle to impress between promising dancers from across all different counties. U.DANCE CYMRU is one of many events in the area which helps young people to follow their passion and it’s...