We celebrate some great outside locations in Wales
March 1st is St David’s Day, so we requested GO members of staff for favourite locations in Wales to commemorate the wealthy outside landscape. We cover off shores, strolls, hill cycle tracks plus. Wales has become your favourite here at GO Outdoors (we also filmed our final TV ad here) along with quite a few head office and store staff all phoning Wales home. We could tell you exactly about Snowdon, the Brecon Beacons also hugely popular areas in Wales, you probably know-all about all of them, therefore here’s a list of locations that we believe make an attempt if you’re thinking of going to Wales – that knows, you may find anything brand new.
1. Llanberis Pass
A fantastic place for climbers, located involving the ranges of Glyderau and Snowdon Massif, leading down seriously to the town of Nant Peris. Discover lots in the region for bouldering, along with many strolls. In addition has actually access to the Pyg and Miners songs up Snowdon. For those who haven’t been, you’ll feel you've got because of numerous television ads plus having been filmed in area.
2. Breakwater Lighthouse
An original square small lighthouse just outside Holyhead. Best to see in great weather condition.
3. Newborough Beach
A wonderful little location we went to while shooting our own TV ad. Situated on Anglesey near the town of Newborough, the beach provides a great get away. In great weather you’d be forgiven for thinking you were someplace exotic, with a good amount of spectacular forest not far from too.
4. Moel Famau
In a country filled up with famous ridges and an evident hill, it's an easy task to forget the ‘lesser known’ hills and walks. Moel Famau is a gentle hill for all abilities and provides spectacular views on route.
5. Portmeirion Village
A picturesque little visitor town located in North Wales, probably most well-known to be the environment for hit TV show ‘The Prisoner’. Perfect for each and every day travel, but keep the dog home as Portmeirion features a ‘no puppy’ plan.
6. Coed Y Brenin trail center
Within our viewpoint, among the best places in Wales to drive bikes for all abilities. A great amount of trails for mountain riders including a blue path where novices will get to grips utilizing the basics. Got some knowledge? take to the ever well-known Dragons case course (purple ranked) filled with loads of heart rushing descents. In search of a genuine challenge? Try the Beast. The longest path on center that will challenge any driver whom takes it on at rate.
7. The Ebony Mountains
Several hills in south Wales, well-known among walkers and ramblers and as with several places in Wales, offer great views.
8. Cwmorthin Valley
A stunning area for walkers/ramblers alike featuring quarries and some of the finest mines in Wales.
9. Abereiddy Blue Lagoon
An attractive, nearly ‘mystic’ sensation blue lagoon this is certainly ideal for sightseeing or an area of coasteering. If you’re brave adequate and also a wet suit, there’s a few locations to jump-off across the lagoon.
10. Black Rock Sands
A broad beach making for great strolls all year round. The beach is popular with dog walkers as well as the low-tide caves and stone pools can be worth looking into. Abnormally it is possible to drive directly on the coastline here, therefore it’s popular for watersports aswell.
a village in Snowdonia that accompany it is very own legend and tale. Beddgelert is considered the final resting host to Gelert the hound (you can go to Gelert’s grave). The storyline goes that Gelert, the trusty hound of Prince Llewelyn the truly amazing was wrongfully considered to have killed the Prince’s son or daughter, heartbroken the Prince killed Gelert, only to find their kid alive and that Gelert was in fact safeguarding the kid by killing a wolf that had attempted to attack. One when it comes to dog enthusiasts, perhaps?
12. Aberglaslyn Pass
a narrow gorge near Beddgelert which most readily useful drawn in through the footpaths that run either part.
A sensational little town that has a clifftop palace really worth checking out for the entire family. There’s plenty on offer in Harlech which will make a for a busy family outing, with much to uncover.
14. Cadir Idris
Want to try a hill, however rather prepared for Snowdon? Cadir Idris may be the 2nd most popular hill in Wales to climb up, despite just being the nineteenth finest in the nation. It’s known for it’s low cloud, but if you get it on a definite time, it provides a wonderful panoramic view associated with the location.
15. Cae Du
A wonderful small campsite beside the ocean. This perhaps not also remote campsite offers a fantastic chance to get away from the busyness with a few idealic scenery on top of that. Walking distance to a local place suggests there is plenty to see and do in the region.
16. Betws Y Coed
A picturesque town in Snowdonia that's a popular stay point for many adventurers into the park. The village features an almost alpine feel with it’s surroundings. You’re a stones dispose of from great strolls, fishing and bike trips that make this little village well worth a visit for almost any fan of outside pursuits.
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18. North Wales Coastal Route
The North Wales Coastal route extends around 60 kilometers, nonetheless it’s very easy to choose smaller paths as you go along, we’d physically suggest Penmaenmawr to Conwy, where image below was taken.
19. Waterfall country
Who doesn’t love a waterfall? Waterfall nation in Brecon Beacons gets the highest focus of cascades, gorges and caves anywhere in Britain. A genuine adventurers paradise and one that positively attention the youngsters. It’s additionally worth looking out for the four falls walk, essential decide to try regarding rambler.
20. Bosherton Lily Ponds
Absolutely nothing strenuous, simply an excellent few hours of walking around a lovely ponds filled up with lilies and wild life. Bring a rucksack, bring a picnic and revel in just what some consider only a little recognized resource in well-known Pembrokeshire location. At around 3 kilometers, it’s a perfect stroll for all the family members.
21. Pembrokeshire Coast
We’d be remiss never to mention probably the most spectacular areas throughout associated with the UK. it is difficult to pick out particular places, as there clearly was so much to accomplish over the Pembrokeshire coastline which you actually cannot go wrong. The Pembrokeshire coastal road was the very first seaside course in Wales and extends around 186 kilometers.
22. Castell y Gwynt
A.k.a Castle of Winds, the top Glyder Fach in Snowdonia is an impressive summit over 3000ft and will be offering a particularly awe-inspiring view of Tryfan on a definite time. The jagged rocks make the entire knowledge favorably medieval.
23. Afan Woodland
A 48-square mile park made for hill riders to love. Love woodland based or even more open tracks and tracks offering a variety of levels in trouble.