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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...

The Magic of Pontllyfni Beach

Away From it All This remote, peaceful beach on the west point of North Wales’ gorgeous area is gifted with a truly majestic mountain backdrop- and so is a perfect destination for those who are seeking a peaceful getaway from the trials and tribulations of modern society. There is plenty of open space to set your mind and body free, with large stretches of terrain composed of shingle and sand – there is a grassy area behind the beach which is suitable for picnics. From here is a concrete slipway that leads into the beach. The Afon Llyfni, for...
5 Reasons to Buy a Holiday Home

5 Reasons to Buy a Holiday Home

As you may be able to tell, we are passionate about all things holiday home! We truly believe that a holiday home in North Wales is the ideal location for a getaway and with staycations becoming the new overseas holiday, now is a great time to see what is available to you. Here are some of the benefits to investing in a Holiday Home! Scenery One of the best benefits when purchasing a holiday home is the ability to have a change of scenery whenever you like. We all know that the stress of the everyday 9-5 can become...
3 Must Do Activities Near Our Holiday Park In North Wales

3 Must Do Activities Near Our Holiday Park In North Wales

It’s no surprise that North Wales is a popular tourist attraction. We have beautiful landscapes, rich history and some amazing adventures – there really is something for everyone. If you’re planning to visit us this year or have already booked your stay, here are just a sample of the things you can do during your time with us. Architecture With the range of historic buildings in North Wales, it really is the ideal place to explore and appreciate it’s architecture. Boasting some spectacular castles and manor houses, it’s the perfect place to immerse yourself in the rich heritage of...
Great Places To Explore This Month In North Wales

Great Places To Explore This Month In North Wales

It’s finally Aprill and hopefully, that means the weather is picking up. Now is the time that many are thinking about visiting their holiday homes in  Snowdonia and we are lucky that here at West Point Lodge, there is always something to do. We thought we would draw together a few activities to give you some inspiration for your North Wales adventures. A great and unusual day out is the Sygun Copper Mine, the perfect way to explore the industrial heritage of Wales. Ideally located in Snowdonia National Park, not only is this a great experience but you will...