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Wakestock 2012 – Annual Wakeboarding Festival near West Point Holiday Park, Llyn Peninsula

Wakestock this year was sure to be a lively one, with massive stars Dizzie Rascal, Ed Sheeran, Rizzle Kicks and Calvin Harris taking to the stage. Unfortunately the festival was well and truly flooded on Friday, leaving a few lakes where there had previously been dry land. The rest of the weekend however was perfect and sunny, a big relief to all the Wakestockers who were there to enjoy the music and extreme sports in the welsh countryside. The wakeboard competition went to Dan Nott who had an awesome run in the marina on Saturday morning. Amber Wing won...

Wales coastal path opened May 5th 2012

The Wales Coastal Path officially opened on Saturday 5th May, the path covers 870 miles of coastline, offering stunning views for all to enjoy. The new path has been developed following the success of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path National Trail and the Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path. The initial plans were first revealed 6 years ago. The path has since been developed by the Welsh Government in conjunction with the Countryside Council for Wales, 16 local authorities and two national parks. The entire path will be accessible to walkers, with some sections ideal for cyclists and people with restricted...

Things to do in the area

Bangor, North Wales holds several events throughout the year. Snowdonia holiday parks are ideal locations to stay at when visiting city of Bangor and exploring the surrounding area of North Wales and Snowdonia National Park. North Wales is regarding as having some of the most breathe taking scenery in the world. Driving into Bangor along the A55 gives some amazing views over the landscape, seascape and the Isle of Anglesey. Some of the events that are held in Bangor, such as the Bangor Science Festival, the Music Festival, the Open Art Exhibition and the Kaya Festival. Snowdonia National Park...

New Footpath Cycle Path

A new £450,000 extension to one of the regions longest footpaths has begun.  Gwynedd council has started work on the four mile stretch which will run between the villages of Aberdesach to Groeslon. Once the path is complete it will enable walkers an cyclists to travel through communities including Bangor,  Felinheli, Caernarfon and on to Bryncir or Llanaelhaearn. Councillor Gareth Robers said; “This is an exciting project as it is yet another rlink in th network of community pathways stretching the length and breadth of Gwynedd”. The new path links up Lon Eifion a cycle path which runs from...

Photos of the Beach at Pontllyfni

We know how lovely it is on the beach here but it was particularly satisfying to come across this web site featuring many photos from various photographers showing the area at different times of the year and day. Why not add to the fantastic photos on the beach and around the holiday park, what could be more invigorating than an early morning walk!  ...

North Wales Coastal Path, Best walk in the world!

Lonely Planet guides have put the North Wales Coastal Path path ahead of competitors like the Ruta Maya in Central America and the Maritime Provinces in Canada as the world’s greatest region for its Best in Travel 2012 guide. West Point Resort makes a fantastic base for day walks, with fun for all the family. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/article-2054590/Lonely-Planet-votes-new-Wales-Coastal-Path-best-region-world.html#ixzz1fO2tG86C...