Wales may only be a small country but it’s certainly got a lot to offer! If you’re planning a family getaway in 2024, why not consider a trip to North Wales?
In this article, we’ll uncover the unique charm of the region and explain why North Wales should be on your family’s travel list this year.
North Wales is well-known for its breathtaking landscapes and beautiful scenery so families won’t be short of places to explore.
In the majestic Snowdonia National Park, Eryri you can climb its highest summit, Yr Wyddfa, which stands at over 3,000 feet. Or for little legs, why not take the Snowdon Mountain Railway to the top and admire the magnificent views before enjoying a hot chocolate from the summit café?
On the island of Anglesey, thrillseekers can take their pick from water sports such as surfing, diving, fishing, kayaking, sailing and swimming. Meanwhile, in the beautiful little village of Betws-y-coed, you can hike through lush forests, visit the Swallow Falls or have a picnic on the village green.
North Wales offers many accommodation options to suit all tastes and budgets. Caravan stays are particularly popular in the region as families are drawn to the home comforts and convenience it offers over camping, whilst still being an affordable option. Plus there’s nothing quite like returning to your own home away from home after a busy day of sightseeing or exploring the great outdoors.
If you’re planning to make North Wales a regular holiday destination or like the idea of having your own slice of paradise, you can get a static caravans in North Wales, meaning you can visit whenever and as often as you’d like!
There are countless family-friendly activities to be found in North Wales.
If you love history, you won’t want to miss the region’s historic castles, such as Caernarfon Castle, Conwy Castle and Beaumaris Castle, while the National Slate Museum in Llanberis is a living museum that offers a fascinating insight into Wales’ history and the slate industry.
There are also plenty of beautiful towns and villages to explore, including the unexpected Portmeirion, with its Mediterranean vibe and Riviera-esque views. Or for a more traditionally Welsh feel, check out Llangollen, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you can stroll beside the River Dee or take a ride on the steam train.
If it’s thrills and spills you’re after, then look no further than the world’s fastest and Europe’s longest-ever zipline in Penrhyn Quarry or take a trip to Gelli Gyffwrdd, also known as GreenWood Family Theme Park, in Y Felinheli.
No matter what kind of family fun you’re looking for, North Wales is a place where you can make lasting memories to treasure for a lifetime.