Located on the coast of Snowdonia, with a long sandy beach and a picturesque harbour bordered by the dramatically beautiful Mawddach estuary - Barmouth is the perfect destination for seaside holidays. With a thriving High Street and Quayside, bustling with 60+ small independent shops, cafes and restaurants you'll want to spare some time for browsing and shopping. Spend some time exploring Barmouth's maritime history in the sheltered harbour area nestling below 'The Rock' (the old town). Call in to browse the displays in the Sailors' Institute, visit Ty Gwyn (the Shipwreck Museum), a medieval building on the quayside and take a peek into the Round House to see what life was like as a prisoner in the 1830s.
Aberystwyth is nestled between three hills and two beaches, and hosts some castle ruins, a pier and a harbour. The surrounding hills hold the visible remains of an iron age fort and also a monument to Wellington and once climbed offer stunning views of Cardigan Bay.
Porthmadog is the gateway to the country’s most breath taking National Park covering 840 square miles with its purple tipped mountains and forests. You cannot fail to be impressed by the town’s stunning setting. It is dominated on one side by a mountain known as ‘Moel y Gest' 262 metres above the town. To the North and East the wide expanse of the Glaslyn estuary, renowned as a haven for migrating birds and wildlife extend dramatically towards the Snowdon range. It is a bustling town, full of individual shops and places to eat. Porthmadog was once a great seaport, rich in maritime history and the home of the Ffestiniog Railway. With all the majesty of Snowdonia as a backdrop and a coastline with beaches second to none, you couldn't find a more attractive spot for a holiday.