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Bangor 10K, Half Marathon and Fun Run this October

The annual Bangor 10k and half marathon is back! Participants will start and finish in the city centre, of which the route takes you out through to the coastline, into the glorious Penrhyn Castle Estate and then back to and along the Garth Pier over the Menai Straits. Event takes place on Saturday 8th October. Runners are going to be able to enjoy the scenic views of Anglesey, Snowdonia and world renowned North Wales coastline before they reach the final finish line. The races will both begin at 10am and run the following costs: 10K: Affiliated £20 / Unaffiliated...

Snowdon Trek Fundraiser 2016

Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales and second biggest in the UK only to Scotland’s Ben Nevis. Snowdon is not only an exciting mountain to be on, but is also one of the friendliest for visitors. Formed up of volcanoes in the Ordovician period, Snowdon is extensively sculpted by glaciation, making for an incredibly interesting landscape. The upcoming fund raising event will make for a wonderful combination between raising money for a good cause, challenging you and enjoying a phenomenal attraction in the country. Event Details: Sunday 12th June 2016 – 7am to 6pm The Snowdon UK Trek is run...

Caernarfon Food Festival 2016!

When is the Caernarfon Food Festival?   Caernarfon Food Festival is landing in 2016. Welcoming, Exquisite and Very Tasty, the towns food offering come together to put on an absolute treat of an event for locals and visitors alike. You will be sure to enjoy a feast of food, drink and entertainment. The food festival will see a series of events, stalls and exhibitions rise up to keep visitors excited about the food and cooking talent that will be on display. The town of Caernarfon prides itself on its unique Welsh character, history and warm welcome, that will undoubtedly...

Enjoy St David’s Day on March 1st at Snowdonia Holiday Parks

St David’s Day is just around the corner! March is certainly coming at us fast, which means all those in Wales are gearing up for the National Day of Wales. March 1st is celebrated as the day of St David, of which celebrations will take place all over Wales and in fact all over the world. Those unfamiliar with Wales and the celebrations during this period are in for a great treat of culture and entertainment, whereby you’ll observe patriotic entertainment, traditional dress ups and the wearing of daffodils and leeks. Locals reflect their patriotism and passion towards the...

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...