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West Point and Nearby Villages

As a secluded and idyllic spot, your lodgings at West Point Resort can almost be too temptingly comfortable to allow you to go out and explore the local area. Well, you may be missing out on a trip to some truly beautiful surrounding villages if you do! There are many places of interest near to West Point but one of the main ones is the small village of Penygroes just to the east of your accommodation. Offering much in the way of intrigue, this archaic and almost hidden area has a predominantly Welsh-speaking population with 88% of occupants speaking...

Porthmadog Craft Fair nr West Point

An event which always brings together the local community is the Porthmadog Craft Fair – a short journey away from West Point and the perfect opportunity for the artist inside all of us to enjoy a great day out. The sleepy seaside port town of Porthmadog is quintessentially Welsh with so many people speaking the language and they are all famously friendly! Since it was built in 1811, Porthmadog has been a cultural centre for North Wales with many artists (such as T.E Lawrence of Lawrence of Arabia fame) being born within its historic surroundings. This November, Porthmadog welcomes...

West Point: 5 Simple Reasons to Buy a Holiday Home

Here at West Point, we are very passionate about holiday homes and believe they are the best places to be for a getaway. Undecided if one’s for you? Then have a look at the positives below to help you make up your mind. The Price As the year progresses, you can often find a real bargain amongst our portfolio of superb holiday homes. When you compare the price of a second home to that of your permanent residence, the prices just blow them out of the water. For as little as £19,995, you can enjoy the charming Pemberton Vantage...

Visiting Caernarfon Castle

If you were to ask us here at West Point seaside holiday parks Snowdonia what was a must-see in North Wales during your stay, without equal would have to be the magnificent Caernarfon Castle. Just a stone’s throw away from West Point, this stone behemoth has been of cultural significance since Norman the Conqueror found his way to these shores nearly 1000 years ago. A brilliant stronghold, the fortress has not seen action since a Welsh rebellion in 1294 and was held by Royalists during the English Civil War. Sadly, the Tudor era brought with it a stage of neglect...

Must See and Do’s near Our Holiday Parks in North Wales

There are so many reasons why North Wales is a hub of tourism that draws people in time after time. Those who are after a rich sense of heritage, gorgeous scenery and a great social occasion are never disappointed during their travels. When you stay at West Point holiday parks North Wales, there is plenty to do and see in the region and here is just a small collection of what you can get up to. Traversing Snowdon A behemoth of the Welsh landscape, this natural beauty attracts more than its fair share of visitors with it being the...