Month: August 2019

Discover… Betws-y-Coed ‘gateway to Snowdonia’

​In our latest edition of our ‘Discover’ series, we’re exploring the Snowdonia gem that is Betws-y-Coed – a fairytale village surrounded by majestic mountains, mythical forests and cascading waterfalls. Roughly translated, Betws-y-Coed means ‘the prayer house in the woods’. Why? Well, once upon a time, that’s quite literally what Betws was – a chapel surrounded… Read more »

North Wales in a weekend: culture

Museum North Wales

The culture of North Wales is a rich and vibrant beast: all branches of the arts are well-represented in both languages; here there are innumerable galleries, theatres, museums and libraries; with many cultural activities taking place all year round. Both country and coast are strewn with cultural sites. World Heritage sites, slate quarries and ancient… Read more »