The Snowdonia National Park is on your doorstep offering a magnificent experience for
walking, climbing or just enjoying the stunning scenery. It offers numerous cycling and mountain
bike trails. Boasting the highest mountain in Wales, if you don't fancy the walk, the
Snowdon Mountain Railway can carry you up to the breathtaking summit.
North Wales coastal, Snowdonia
Porthmadog is a 15 minute walk from Awleon. This beautiful harbour town offers an array of shops, restaurants, cafes, pubs and tearooms. Both the Ffestiniog Railway and the Welsh Highland Railway can be boarded here. Visit the Maritime Museum and the Motor Museum. Enjoy a round of golf at Porthmadog Links Golf Club or turn your hand to sailing with the
Porthmadog Sailing Club.
Portmeirion is an Italian fairytale village with colourful cottages, shops and cafes standing on a cliff
top overlooking Cardigan Bay. It is surrounded by acres of woodlands and miles of beautiful sandy
beaches. It is famous for it's pottery and is also the location where "The Prisoner" was filmed.
Borth-y-Gest is a pretty Victorian village with colourful houses lining the promenade, just 5 minutes outside of Porthmadog. Walk from the village along the well maintained coastal path leading to several beautiful beaches and coves. Further along and you stumble across Black Rock Sands with its long stretch of sandy beach which if you adhere to the 10 mph speed limit you can even drive your car on!
Castles; Criccieth and Harlech both cliff top medieval castles are worth a visit. Also further afield is Caernarfon Castle.
Beddgelert walk through Aberglaslyn Pass, visit Gelert's Grave and Sygun Copper Mine.
Abersoch, Barmouth, Betws-y-Coed, Bala and Anglesey are all within driving distance and offer a wide selection of varied activities from surfing, sailing, Tree Top Adventures, Slate Mines or just relaxing on one of the many spectacular beaches.