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Summer Evening Jazz Trains near West Point

Roll out those lazy and crazy days of summer at West Point where you make the most of the weather, long summer evening and can indulge in some mellow sounds of Jazz at Tan-y-Bwlch after enjoying the beautiful train journey from Porthmadog. Featuring some of the most talented jazz musicians in the area, including the popular Mr Jazz, these trains will run on August 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd. The special trains will be leaving Harbour Station, Porthmadog at 19:15 for an evening of music and entertainment in the beautiful surroundings of Tan-y-Bwlch station, located close to West Point...

Summer of Slate – North Wales National Slate Museum.

Llanberis National Slate museum are returning with their Summer of Slate event, which offers arts and craft to kids and adults alike with fun and creative workshops. The event is running from the 22nd of July to 30th of August. The museum has an Art Cart, in which you can decorate your very own piece of slate, co lour a geological timescale, and even try your hand at making interesting and arty patterns in the foundry’s sandpit. If you fancy a dress up, then you can get into costume in the quarrymen’s houses. All this is something to have a...

Wakestock Festival 2013

Wakestock 2013 is back with a bang, with a huge line up that will have you bouncing! Each year, Wakestock showcases some of the biggest and best musical talent that combines music, camping and wakeboarding into one fun-filled weekend. This year, the festival takes place on 12th, 13th and 14th July 2013 in Abersoch, North Wales – which is located at the base of the Snowdonia Mountain Range, looking out over Cardigan Bay. The festival has a number of different stages and tents that hold major artists and bands across the location, performing through both day and night. This...

Ffestiniog Steam 150: Celebrating 150 Years, event Nr holiday park North Wales

The Ffestiniog Railway is celebrating 150 years in what will be an event that gives a real insight and narrative to the beginning, past operations and arrival of the new machinery into the area. An event to celebrate the Ffestiniog’s anniversary would be spectacular enough, but the chance now to tell a much wider story of a big part of this special corner of Wales is an opportunity to not pass up. The global story of how narrow gauge locomotives went along to become widely used throughout the world begins here. This event will be taking place over the...

Easter Egg Hunt and Train Ride with Welsh Highland Heritage Railway near Snowdonia Holiday Park

Get ready for Easter by booking your place on the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway trip, with free Easter chocolate for everyone that goes along – but you must find it in the Easter Egg hunt! Everyone who goes along on the 30th and 31st March 2013 will get to enjoy a fascinating trip on the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway starting at Porthmadog, with the chance to look for chocolate left behind by the Easter bunny! This is a perfect activity for anyone staying at a Snowdonia Holiday Park, like West Point! The Welsh Highland Heritage Railway was one of...

Storytelling at Beaumaris Castle nr Snowdonia Holiday Parks

Wales is regarded as one of the most fascinating and historical regions of the world, with legends, battles and tales among some of the popular stories. To experience some excellent poetry and literature, you can go along to Beaumaris Castle, which is running an event in conjunction with National Storytelling Week. Cadw invites you to join a story teller at one of the 15 sites across the country, to celebrate Wales’ fine heritage. Visitors to seaside Snowdonia holiday parks  should pop along to experience some local stories and culture. Stories are present all around us – Books, newspapers, internet and...