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Family holidays in North Wales

Easy to reach but not to leave. The beaches, skylines, castles, railways, lakes and lively resorts of North Wales are engraved in millions of childhood memories. Where else can you enjoy fantastic mountain scenery, a brilliant train ride, a panoramic picnic and a gorgeous sandy beach all in one day?

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Attraction

Afonwen Horse & Pony Riding

CATEGORY:Attraction

TYPE:Sporting Activities

LOCATION:Afonwen Cottages,
Farm Afonwen,
Pwllheli,
Gwynedd,
LL53 6TX

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Enjoy the ride through fields, down to the lake or to the beach and coastal path. Rides to suit all ages, 30 min or 1-2hr rides.  Booking is required, please visit attraction website Distance from Hafan Y mor: 1.5 miles Distance from Greenacres: 8.3 miles Distance from Presthaven: 64.7 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice. Please check with attraction/organiser for latest details.  

open during the summer holidays only, weather permitting 10am – 5pm

Attraction

Anglesey Sea Zoo

CATEGORY:Attraction

TYPE:Zoo

LOCATION:Anglesey Sea Zoo,
Brynsiencyn,
Anglesey,
LL61 6TQ

OPEN DATES:Year round

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prices

Adult:£7.95

Child:£6.95

Largest aquarium in Wales with over 150 species from seahorses to sharks. Children age 2 and under go free Distance from Hafan y Mor: 32.7 miles Distnace from Greenacres: 35.2 miles Distance from Presthaven Sands: 45.4 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice. Please visit attraction website for opening times and prices.

Open from February half term - End of November

Beaches

Barkby Beach, Prestatyn

CATEGORY:Beaches

TYPE:Beach

LOCATION:Barkby Beach,
Prestatyn,
Denbighshire,
LL19 7LG

OPEN DATES:Year round

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A long sandy beach with a promenade and rocky breakwaters. Barkby Beach is great for water sports like windsurfing and sailing and jet-skiing (with a permit). Dog restrictions apply May 1st - September 30th Parking available by the beach. Charges apply. Lifeguarded service during summer months. MCS recommended for excellent water quality. A long sandy beach with a promenade and rocky breakwaters. Barkby Beach is great for water sports like windsurfing and sailing and jet-skiing (with a permit). Dog restrictions apply May 1st - September 30th Parking available by the beach. Charges apply. Lifeguarded service during summer months. MCS recommended for excellent water quality Distance from Presthaven Sands: 1.9 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice

Beaches

Black Rock Sands

CATEGORY:Beaches

TYPE:Beach

LOCATION:Black Rock Sands,
Porthmadog,
Gwynedd,
LL49 9YB

OPEN DATES:Year round

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1 mile of golden sand with direct access from our Greenacres Park. An ideal spot for coastal walks enjoying the lovely scenery and an opportunity for birdwatching. Enjoy some spectacular scenery in the area. The extensive intertidal area provides a feeding ground for various bird species. Parking available adjacent to the slipway or further north behind the dunes. 1 mile of golden sand with direct access from our Greenacres Park. An ideal spot for coastal walks enjoying the lovely scenery and an opportunity for birdwatching. Enjoy some spectacular scenery in the area. The extensive intertidal area provides a feeding ground for various bird species. Parking available adjacent to the slipway or further north behind the dunes. Distance from Greenacres: 0 miles Distance from Hafan y Mor: 11.8 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice

Attraction

Bodelwyddan Castle

CATEGORY:Attraction

TYPE:Houses & Gardens

LOCATION:Bodelwyddan Castle,
Bodelwyddan,
Rhyl,
Denbighshire,
LL18 5UY

OPEN DATES:Year round

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A beautiful historic house with well maintained gardens and nature woodland. Children can enjoy the adventure playground, garden maze and Victorian games room. Prices vary please visit attraction website Distance from Presthaven Sands: 11.6 miles Distance from Greenacres: 61.3 miles Distance from Hafan Y Mor: 59.5 miles  Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice. Please visit attraction website for opening times and prices. 

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