Betws yn Rhos & Abergele town
Our closest shop and petrol station is just half a mile away Waterloo service station offers a range of essentials for your stay including local produce.
We are a delightfully scenic 2 mile walk to our local village of Betws yn Rhos where you will find a post office with village shop and a lovely country pub along with our very own pay and play golf course also offering foot golf.
Fresh eggs and seasonal produce can be purchased from a number of honesty boxes located in and around the village. Just 3 miles in the opposite direction you will find Abergele town, with access to the beach and our closest train station Abergele and Pensarn.
Abergele has a great range of independent shops including a butchers. You will also find a Tesco supermarket. There are a number of cafes and pubs serving food some offering take away services. Abergele has it's own attractions including the Famous Gwrych Castle featured in I'm a celebrity get me out of here, Manorafon farm park where you can enjoy events and workshops throughout the year or just visit the cute animals. Locked in - Group game, escape by solving a puzzle. You can enjoy some time at the Sugar Den with many creative activities available and a fun menu. Fancy a go at some Glass art? Book into Pam Peters Designs for one of her workshops. Abergele Golf course is open to non members and you can book your tee time online. Enjoy Pentre mawr park with it's play area and duckpond or enjoy the many walking routes taking in the stunning local scenery.
North Wales Coast
There are a number of fantastic beaches along the North Wales coast with something to offer people of all ages and tastes. If you're looking for family fun, why not visit Towyn? With its fun fairs, arcades, markets, pubs and cafes, it's sure to be a hit.
For a quieter beach Abergele and Pensarn has a charming promenade with a couple of small cafes and arcades. Colwyn Bay is also very beautiful - there is a cycle track which links the two and offers stunning views which is popular with cyclists and walkers alike. Colwyn Bay is also home to the Welsh mountain zoo which makes a great family day out.
Llandudno has its own promenade and is a great place to shop. There are a number of activities to do on and around the Little and Great Orme including a dry ski slope, golf, cable cars, the copper mine and beautiful spots to birdwatch from.
Further along you can visit Deganwy Quay which is overlooked by Conwy Castle and the historic town of Conwy. This is home to a number of museums and hosts many events such as food festivals and art exhibitions throughout the year. We are located just 3 miles from the beach at Llandullas or Abergele where you can also pick up the North Wales Coastal path route offering stunning views of the surrounding coast and countryside or the flatter North Wales cycle track which takes you right along the coastline in either direction. Also a popular spot for fishing.
We are just 5 miles from Porth Eirias in Colwyn bay where you will find a blue flag beach and a beach front Bistro ran by celebrity chef Bryn Williams, just a short walk away you will find Eirias Park a 50 acre puplic park by the sea, including Eirias Stadium host to a number of Sporting a Musical events throughout the year.
Wales is rich in history and we have some fantastic castles within a few minutes drive of our cottages. Abergeles very own famous Gwrych Castle is just a few minutes drive or a nice scenic walk from our farm. You will also find Manorafon farm park given the Go. Attraction of the year award for North Wales 2022. Both venues hold a number of exciting events and workshops throughout the year.
Bodelwyddan Castle is also very close and holds a number of events throughout the year such as medieval fairs, festivals and shows. Conwy Castle is also a short drive away and the town of Conwy has a variety of shops and museums to keep you entertained. Caernarfon Castle, near Bangor, is one of the most architecturally impressive castles in North Wales and is full of history. It was built along with Beaumaris Castle on the Isle of Anglesey by King Edward I. These are just a small selection of the many castles and places of historical interest right on our doorstep and we are sure you'll have a great time exploring them all.
The Clwydian Range & Snowdonia
If you love the outdoors then we are sure you will want to visit the stunning hill and mountain ranges of the Clwydians and Snowdonia. We are so lucky to be nestled right between the two giving you easy access to the many amazing routes and activities available.
With breathtaking views the Clwydian range is a walkers paradise including the famous offas dyke path. Visit the highest peak Moel famau and take in the stunning panoramic views, discover hill forts and caves and enjoy the beautiful Loggerheads country park. Snowdonia national Park (Known as Eryri) covers a large area of North Wales, we are just under an hours drive to the village of Llanberris where you can pick up the easiest route to the summit of the world famous Snowdon mountain (Yr Wyddfa) and you will also find the Snowdonia mountain railway where you can take a traditional steam train ride up the mountain.
Due to our unique location you will find a huge range of outdoor activities in the area for everyone to enjoy including Zip wires, High Wires, Forest coasters, Go Karts, Underground Caving, Trampolines and Crazy Golf, Paintball, Airsoft, Mountain biking, Climbing, Abseiling and a huge range of water based activities including Kayaking and Paddle boarding.