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Actor Rhys Ifans Opens New £4million Cinema Extension at Galeri Caernarfon

Actor Rhys Ifans Opens New £4million Cinema Extension at Galeri Caernarfon

Amazing New Cinema in Caernarfon, Close to our Snowdonia Holiday Park Rhys Ifans was present to open the all-new, cinema extension at the Galeri. Rhys Ifans himself a multitalented performer, famous for acting in Mr. Nice, Notting Hill, Kevin and Perry Go Large, Fever Pitch, Neverland as well as being a member of Welsh Rock group ‘Super Furry Animals’. He commented that the greatest gift one could give was the gift of art to a community. “The greatest investment we can make as a society is to give people the opportunity to experience the arts, and I am so...
Caernarfon Castle Built out of Lego by American Hobbyist

Caernarfon Castle Built out of Lego by American Hobbyist

An Ancient Castle brought to life with Lego Wonder In 2015 Illinois based Lego hobbyist spent a whopping three months creating a lego replica of the classic North Wales fortress as it would have appeared in its prime. Watch the timelapse as Bob Carney, a retired doctor and Lego enthusiast used no less than 70,000 individual Lego bricks in order to build this absolute titan of a Lego building. The Castle was completed with the flags of the princes of Gwynedd, and roaring, fire-breathing dragon, not to mention all of the resident lego men who no doubt assisted in...
North Wales Events Autumn and Winter 2017

North Wales Events Autumn and Winter 2017

It may be getting colder and the winter winds are making their way into the sweeping welsh valleys, however, this area of the world has some fantastic appeal all year around. Far from a seasonal location, there are many exciting events all year around. This article aims to give you just a few of those, ready for your visit to some Snowdonia Holiday parks October Conwy Feast October 27th to 29th, 2017 The Conwy Feast is promising to be the best and biggest year yet. Expect a fantastic spread of foods from across the country, as food vendors from...

Festival Number 6 – A family friendly music and arts festival

This weekend will see North Wales’ premier music and culture festival take place. Festival Number 6 is based in Portmeirion – an Italianate village with very unique characteristics. Its charm is special, its buildings unique and its views sublime. This makes for an idyllic event to close down your summer with, whilst on holiday at West Point Beach Resort Holiday Park in North Wales. There will be a range of things to enjoy at the festival, from live music performances from some of the hottest bands and artists, as well as artisan food stalls, cooking, watersports, culture exhibitions, poetry...

The Caernarfon Food Festival Returns!

It’s that time of year again! The Caernarfon Food Festival will be returning next month, bringing with it great opportunities to try a variety of freshly cooked food and produce from local businesses. If you’ll be stopping in Snowdonia holiday parks in May, it’s a great way to find unique gifts to take home for friends and family – and for yourself! The festival being held in May means there’s a good chance we’ll have some sunny weather to enjoy browsing the stalls and exploring the town of Caernarfon. During the festival, there will be plenty of stalls offering...

January 2017 Events in North Wales

Christmas has been and gone, and many of us can be left feeling like there’s not that much to do. Fortunately, there is an eclectic variety of events and fun days out taking place close to holiday parks in Snowdonia to keep us entertained in the chilly period before the first signs of spring begin to appear. The Big Garden Birdwatch January 21 – 22, RSPB Conwy Nature Reserve The annual RSPB bird and wildlife count is coming up, and they’re looking for people to help them with it. Pop along to the Conwy RSPB nature reserve between 11am...