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The Pontllyfni Meteorite – When a Meteorite Landed in North Wales

The Pontllyfni Meteorite – When a Meteorite Landed in North Wales

Not many people know this, but a meteorite fell on Pontllyfni Village on 14th of April 1931. This information was gathered from the Yorkshire Post, Manchester Guardian and from jonesbryn.plus.com At 11h 53 in the morning of April the 14th 1931 a number of people in the faraway northern England region of South Yorkshire saw a brilliant meteorite leap across the blue daytime sky. It moved across the sky towards the west and it was visible for several seconds until it faded from sight. The skies were cloudier in North Wales so fewer people saw the meteorite in the...
Seasonal Events in Caernarfon 2018

Seasonal Events in Caernarfon 2018

Seasonal Events in Caernarfon 2018 Halloween Spooktacular Night in Caernarfon Castle Caernarfon Castle 31st October 2018 We double dare you to enter the ancient dwelling of Caernarfon Castle on Halloween for a night of spooky celebrations! Spooky games for the whole family, pumpkin carving, face painting, and a big cauldron of bubbling soup! BONFIRE NIGHT Firework Display Caernarfon Promenade 5th November 2018 On the 5th of of November there will be an amazing fireworks display in Caernarfon town, the event will be taking place along the promenade in caernarfon. The event is organised by the Caernarfon Lions and is...
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...