North Wales is one of the most strikingly beautiful regions of the UK, with plenty to offer locals and tourists alike. From the breath-taking heights of Snowdonia to the dramatic coastline, this area is steeped in endless natural beauty, ancient history, and remarkable culture.
Here at Allens Caravans, we believe that caravan hire in North Wales offers visitors the best possible chance to explore this extraordinary part of the country. Caravan holidays in North Wales are filled with fun, wonder, and excitement – and there's always plenty to do to keep the whole family busy!
With the convenient base of a comfortable, luxurious static caravan, North Wales becomes yours to explore.
A caravan gives you all the familiar comforts of home in an exciting new setting, allowing you to head out and discover the sights and attractions of one of the most scenic parts of the country before heading back to your home away from home to indulge in comfy, deluxe surroundings.
A North Wales caravan holiday presents the ideal opportunity for relaxation and unwinding from the stresses of daily life – what could be better?
There is always plenty to do in North Wales, ranging from coastal, mountain and countryside walks through to historic castles and monuments, charming villages, and family-friendly days out.
Here are a few of the highlights to keep in mind when planning your caravan holiday.
Aberystwyth, or Aber, as it is dubbed by the locals, plays host to a wealth of quality pubs and restaurants making it perfect for eating out. However, if you are in the mood for something a little more cultured, then the town's University is home to the National Library of Wales where nearly every book ever published is available to budding scholars.
In addition, the Aberystwyth Arts Centre regularly plays host to live music and theatre from around the world, perfect for an evening's entertainment. Aberystwyth Castle, perched on the cliff overlooking the town, is one of the most historic sites in Wales and is perfect for a sightseeing trip and, weather permitting, a lovely picnic.
Snowdonia National Park
Snowdonia National Park is one of the most famous attractions in Wales, and with such impressive scenery, it's not hard to see why! Whether you are a hiking enthusiast looking to try your hand at mountaineering – or even planning to climb Mount Snowdon itself – or you are just happy to marvel at the stunning views, the National Park is a real gem not to be missed.
If walking isn't your thing, you can always take a trip up to the summit on the Snowdon Mountain Railway. Prepare to be amazed by the fantastic panoramic views and wonder at the incredible feat of engineering that is the railway itself. There's plenty of time for photo opportunities, shopping, and a snack at the summit café before it's back down to the ground once again.
Wales is a country with a long, rich history, and some of the most famous, impressive Welsh castles are tightly woven into this historic tale. When you are visiting the area, it's almost impossible not to notice these dramatic castles and ruins watching imposingly over the landscape – but why not make a proper trip out of it and visit some of these heritage castles?
As already mentioned, the ruins of Aberystwyth Castle are always a must-visit if you are in the town, but elsewhere, there are still plenty of castles to visit. Conwy Castle, on the north coast of Wales, is a striking, preserved medieval castle that overlooks both the town of Conwy and the estuary below. Alternatively, Caernarfon Castle sits imposingly on the waterfront, looking across the bay to the Island of Anglesey. Speaking of Anglesey, if you are planning to take a trip to the island, Beaumaris Castle is a definite destination to put on your list. Featuring outstanding examples of medieval architecture, the Castle also has a strong events and activities programme for visitors to enjoy year-round.
In a part of the country as unique as this, there are plenty of outstanding natural wonders to visit and marvel at. One of the best is Bodnant Garden, managed by the National Trust. This is an 80-acre botanical garden filled with an impressive array of plants from across the world, collected and curated in this humble corner of Snowdonia.
Alternatively, the whole family are sure to love a visit to Mynydd Llechi (Slate Mountain) near Blaenau Ffestiniog. This ancient former slate quarry is now home to one of the area's premier family-friendly tourist attractions, with activities including a museum, cavern tours, workshops, and exhibits. The site is also home to a unique underground adventure course and trampoline park, and a zip wire spanning the quarry far below!
Here at Allens Caravans, we are proud to operate two outstanding caravan holiday parks in North Wales – Sunbeach and Glan y Mor. Caravan holidays in North Wales can offer you the chance to experience some of the most picturesque scenery in the UK, and our two Welsh holiday parks are certainly no exception.
You can find out more about our two North Wales parks below.
Perfectly situated on the coast of Cardigan Bay, holidaymakers at our Sunbeach caravan holiday park are easily able to enjoy the beautiful Welsh countryside, pristine beaches, and nearby mountain walks. Furthermore, Sunbeach is just a short drive away from the picturesque towns of Barmouth, Tywyn, and Machynlleth, the ancient capital of Wales. Additionally, if you are prepared to venture a little further afield, you can also visit and take in the charming, lively University town of Aberystwyth.
While North Wales has plentiful attractions to offer, sometimes, a caravan holiday simply calls for complete and utter relaxation. Sunbeach has its own quaint seafront – the perfect setting for a leisurely sunset stroll. Additionally, there are plenty of top-quality facilities on the park itself; with a heated swimming pool and a wealth of activities to choose from, you can rest assured that there will always be something to keep you and your family occupied at Sunbeach.
For more information about caravan hire at Sunbeach, please click here.
Glan y Mor
On the doorstep of gorgeous, sheltered Clarach Bay lies our Glan y Mor holiday park. Ideally situated for lovers of nature and the great outdoors, as well as families looking to explore North Wales, Glan y Mor is picturesque and charming. Just three miles from Aberystwyth, Glan y Mor is centrally located for a visit to the Welsh coastline, the mountains of Snowdonia, or the beautiful North Wales countryside in between.
Since Glan y Mor is located in a wonderful setting, we have created an indoor leisure experience to match the high quality of the surrounding scenery, giving our guests the ultimate caravan holiday experience. Including a park club, leisure centre, shop, and onsite catering, if it's relaxation you're after, there's no need to leave the park at all!
For more details about caravan hire at Glan y Mor, please click here.
When it comes to short breaks or caravan holidays in North Wales, you simply can't go wrong with Allens Caravans. Be sure to book your holiday with us this summer and enjoy a memorable and satisfying caravan holiday.
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